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Nurse in Spain gets Ebola, raising global concern

Nurse in Spain gets Ebola, raising global concern

October 7th, 2014 8:08 am by MIKE STOBBE, AP Medical Writer

In a case underscoring the perils of caring for Ebola patients, a nurse in Spain has come down with the disease — the first time someone has caught the disease outside West Africa during the current epidemic.

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Ramsey: Four amendments will spur large voter turnout

Ramsey: Four amendments will spur large voter turnout

October 7th, 2014 8:00 am by Hank Hayes

Amendment One would allow the Legislature to "enact, amend, or repeal" statutes regarding abortion, including but not limited to, circumstances of pregnancy resulting from rape or incest or when necessary to save the life of the mother.

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Sullivan County parent criticizes school facilities study process

Sullivan County parent criticizes school facilities study process

October 6th, 2014 11:50 pm by Rick Wagner

The BOE approved the final reading of a revamped policy that applies the system's tobacco ban to electronic cigarettes and ended the use of Bristol Motor Speedway's parking lot as an Innovation Academy shuttle bus pickup and drop-off point.

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Man calls police on woman 'acting like his mother'

Man calls police on woman 'acting like his mother'

October 6th, 2014 9:00 pm by Rain Smith

A Bristol man called police on his ex-girlfriend — reporting they'd not dated for three years — after she locked him out of his home, adding that she may have been motivated after he "found another lady."

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Jones: UT doesn't plan changes on offensive line

Jones: UT doesn't plan changes on offensive line

October 6th, 2014 8:58 pm by STEVE MEGARGEE, AP Sports Writer

The Vols yielded six sacks in Saturday's 10-9 loss to Florida, their third consecutive defeat. Tennessee has given up 18 sacks through the first five games of the year.

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Lawyer: Pot clouded mind of bombing suspect's pal

Lawyer: Pot clouded mind of bombing suspect's pal

October 6th, 2014 8:00 pm by DENISE LAVOIE, Associated Press

A prosecutor told a jury that a friend of the Boston Marathon bombing suspect lied repeatedly to the FBI during their investigation, while the friend's lawyer said he was a frightened teen whose memory was clouded by heavy marijuana use.

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USA Swimming suspends Phelps for six months

USA Swimming suspends Phelps for six months

October 6th, 2014 7:35 pm by BETH HARRIS, AP Sports Writer

Michael Phelps' comeback took a major hit on Monday when USA Swimming suspended the 18-time Olympic champion for six months, forcing him to withdraw from next year's world championships.

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Two sought in attempted Sullivan County theft

Two sought in attempted Sullivan County theft

October 6th, 2014 7:00 pm by Staff Report

Photos from an attempted catalytic converter theft at Kingsport residence have helped identify a suspect and a person of interest, with police now seeking information on their whereabouts.

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'Downton Abbey' exhibit gearing up at Biltmore

'Downton Abbey' exhibit gearing up at Biltmore

October 6th, 2014 6:40 pm by J. H. Osborne

Sneak Peek: Biltmore debuts first costume within the "Dressing Downton: Changing Fashion for Changing Times" exhibition (full display opens early in 2015).

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Virginia to issue gay marriage licenses after Supreme Court action

Virginia to issue gay marriage licenses after Supreme Court action

October 6th, 2014 6:00 pm by By Matt Hansen, Tribune Washington Bureau (MCT)

Addressing a small but vocal crowd of supporters in front of the Arlington County courthouse, Virginia AG Mark Herring praised the Supreme Court's move Monday to clear the way for same-sex marriage for the first time in a Southern state.

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