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Pesky? Effective? Campaign signs spread like weeds

October 25th, 2014 2:00 pm by ANN SANNER, Associated Press

Lawn signs touting local and statewide candidates are in full bloom along highways, street corners and other public spaces. It's the sign of the season. And despite legal restrictions, the markers can sprout invasively.

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UPDATE: Meeting time set. Proposed switch keeps equal access to Wellmont and MSHA

UPDATE: Meeting time set. Proposed switch keeps equal access to Wellmont and MSHA

October 25th, 2014 10:00 am by J. H. Osborne

The Sullivan County Commission will meet in called session Oct. 31 at 10 a.m. to consider switching third-party administrators for the county's self-funded healthcare insurance plan.

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Bathroom conditions cue 911 call

Bathroom conditions cue 911 call

October 25th, 2014 8:00 pm by Rain Smith

Dispatch was alerted to a man who had become ill in a public restroom. EMS response was offered but denied, with it then learned that his medical condition is not what prompted the call.

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Darrell Wallace Jr. wins truck race in Martinsville

Darrell Wallace Jr. wins truck race in Martinsville

October 25th, 2014 7:31 pm by Associated Press

Darrell Wallace Jr. made Saturday a tribute to the late Wendell Scott with a truck painted and numbered for the Hall of Fame inductee. Then he drove it to Victory Lane.

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Cream vocalist and bassist Jack Bruce dies at 71

Cream vocalist and bassist Jack Bruce dies at 71

October 25th, 2014 7:10 pm by GREGORY KATZ, Associated Press

Jack Bruce, who died Saturday of liver disease at age 71, enjoyed a long, respected solo career after the band's acrimonious breakup, but will be best remembered for his stint with Cream.

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Teacher tried to stop Washington state shooting

Teacher tried to stop Washington state shooting

October 25th, 2014 7:02 pm by MARTHA BELLISLE, Associated Press

TULALIP, Wash. — A newly hired teacher confronted a gunman and was being hailed as a hero on Saturday after a deadly shooting rampage in the cafeteria of a Washington state high school.

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World Health Organization: Number of Ebola-linked cases passes 10,000

World Health Organization: Number of Ebola-linked cases passes 10,000

October 25th, 2014 6:53 pm by SARAH DiLORENZO, Associated Press

More than 10,000 people have been infected with Ebola and nearly half of them have died, according to figures released Saturday by the World Health Organization, as the outbreak continues to spread.

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Democrat Ball believes he can beat Alexander, claiming the senator is 'out of touch'

Democrat Ball believes he can beat Alexander, claiming the senator is 'out of touch'

October 25th, 2014 6:00 pm by Hank Hayes

"He's lived on the public payroll for 40 years and done absolutely nothing," Ball, a Knoxville attorney, said in an interview of Alexander, who has served as governor, U.S. Department of Education secretary and now is seeking a third term in the U.S. Sena

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School's fall festival to raise money for one of their students

School's fall festival to raise money for one of their students

October 25th, 2014 4:00 pm by Rick Wagner

"They don't really have a diagnosis for her," Roller said. In addition, donated bracelets from a cancer survivor that carry the message "Caring for Kelsey" will be sold, with all proceeds going to her expenses.

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Murray: Work with Witten big contributor to success

Murray: Work with Witten big contributor to success

October 25th, 2014 2:00 pm by Charean Williams, Fort Worth Star-Telegram (MCT)

Cowboys running back DeMarco Murray started working out with tight end Jason Witten at Valley Ranch in March. For two months, the two encouraged and prodded each other as they ran and lifted in preparation for the season.

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This week in crime

This week in crime

October 25th, 2014 12:00 pm by Staff reports

This week's top crime stories include a woman getting her second child neglect charge in 11 days, Blountville shoppers brawling with EMS, a teen charged in a paintball incident, among others

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