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Kurds describe fierce battles on streets of Kobani

Kurds describe fierce battles on streets of Kobani

October 12th, 2014 8:59 pm by Associated Press

The shells were already roaring down on the Kurdish fighters from the hill above Kobani when more than 30 Islamic State militants backed by snipers and pickups mounted with heavy machine guns began their assault across the dusty fields.

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Trickle troubles: Two Sullivan school ball fields need drainage improvements

Trickle troubles: Two Sullivan school ball fields need drainage improvements

October 12th, 2014 8:00 pm by Rick Wagner

Drainage on two Sullivan County high school athletic fields must be addressed, according to the head of the school system.

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New UMC reaching for 'people other people don't see'

New UMC reaching for 'people other people don't see'

October 12th, 2014 6:00 pm by Marci Gore

We're trying to tell our congregation that our ministry is not really focused on the building. It's what we do outside the building that's the real ministry. We hope to appeal to the people who do not go into traditional churches," said Shewey.

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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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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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Driver killed in Bluff City crash

Driver killed in Bluff City crash

October 11th, 2014 11:08 pm by Rain Smith

The fatal crash occurred Saturday morning in front of Tri-Cities Flea Market on Highway 11-E.

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