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Titans block Jags' last-second FG, end losing streak

Titans block Jags' last-second FG, end losing streak

October 12th, 2014 4:37 pm by TERESA M. WALKER, AP Pro Football Writer

Sammie Hill blocked a field goal attempt in the final seconds, and the Titans held off the winless Jaguars 16-14 Sunday to snap a four-game losing streak.

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Which worm will weather the woolly waces ... er, races?

Which worm will weather the woolly waces ... er, races?

October 12th, 2014 4:00 pm by J. H. Osborne

Folklore holds that the prevalence of color among a woolly worm's 13 sections — dark or light — can predict the severity of weather for the 13 weeks of winter: the darker a segment, the colder and snowier the corresponding week of winter.

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Sullivan County inmate dies

Sullivan County inmate dies

October 12th, 2014 3:14 pm by Staff Report

According to a Sullivan County Sheriff's Office press release, at approximately 3:45 Saturday afternoon corrections officers were alerted that the man had stopped breathing.

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No. 1 with a bullet: Bulldogs vault atop AP poll

No. 1 with a bullet: Bulldogs vault atop AP poll

October 12th, 2014 2:09 pm by RALPH D. RUSSO, AP College Football Writer

Mississippi State was the new No. 1 in The Associated Press college football poll Sunday, replacing Florida State and making the fastest rise to the top spot in the history of the poll.

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One confirmed enterovirus D68 case in East Tennessee; none in Southwest Virginia

One confirmed enterovirus D68 case in East Tennessee; none in Southwest Virginia

October 12th, 2014 2:00 pm by J. H. Osborne and Stephen Igo, Times-News Staff writers

Enteroviruses are very common, Cantrell said, and according to the CDC, an estimated 10 million to 15 million enterovirus infections occur in the U.S. each year, with most infections occurring during the summer and fall months.

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One dead, 22 injured when Maine hayride flips

One dead, 22 injured when Maine hayride flips

October 12th, 2014 1:00 pm by PATRICK WHITTLE, Associated Press

A Halloween-themed hayride crashed down a hill in the Maine woods and slammed into a tree, fatally injuring a teenage girl and leaving more than 20 other people hurt, police said Sunday.

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Health worker second in U.S. to test positive for Ebola

Health worker second in U.S. to test positive for Ebola

October 12th, 2014 12:27 pm by NOMAAN MERCHANT, Associated Press

A Texas health care worker has tested positive for Ebola even though she wore full protective gear while caring for a hospitalized patient who later died from the virus, health officials said Sunday.

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Stories you may have missed

Stories you may have missed

October 12th, 2014 10:00 am by Staff Report

Dog park eyed, an abortion amendment, local icon dies and more important stories you may have missed.

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Rain clears in time to salvage 35th annual Heritage Days

October 12th, 2014 9:17 am by Jeff Bobo

Sunny with blue skies would have been better, but the off-and-on rain and gloomy atmosphere didn't dampen the fun for those who attended Rogersville's Heritage Days Friday and Saturday.

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Jacob's Journey: RCS student with cancer surprised by fundraiser, great prognosis

Jacob's Journey: RCS student with cancer surprised by fundraiser, great prognosis

October 12th, 2014 9:00 am by Jeff Bobo

Jacob Clark's classmates surprised him and his family with a financial windfall on Oct. 2, but no monetary value can be placed on the surprise he and his family received from his oncologist six days later.

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