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Border Patrol: Leave law enforcement to the pros

Border Patrol: Leave law enforcement to the pros

September 7th, 2014 8:51 pm by Associated Press

Not long ago, the U.S. Border Patrol was the only law enforcement agency monitoring the mesquite thickets and sugarcane fields along the Rio Grande. Now the thick brush is teeming with hundreds of state troopers, National Guardsmen and civilian militia me

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U.S. doctor infected with Ebola improves but still 'very sick'

U.S. doctor infected with Ebola improves but still 'very sick'

September 7th, 2014 7:49 pm by Associated Press

An Ebola-infected American doctor receiving treatment in Nebraska has shown some improvement but is still "very sick," his wife said in a statement.

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Hawkins County BOE recognizes its new student representatives

Hawkins County BOE recognizes its new student representatives

September 7th, 2014 5:48 pm by Jeff Bobo

The Hawkins County Board of Education's fourth class of student members were recognized Thursday night, with two students representing each of Hawkins County's three high schools.

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MTSU program seeks to prevent sexual assault

MTSU program seeks to prevent sexual assault

September 7th, 2014 5:30 pm by Associated Press

MURFREESBORO — Middle Tennessee State University is starting a program that aims to reduce the possibility of sexual assaults on campus by targeting potential male attackers.

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Lincoln Street repaving project scheduled to start Monday

Lincoln Street repaving project scheduled to start Monday

September 7th, 2014 5:15 pm by Matthew Lane

The summer of paving is not quite over yet. Michael Thompson, assistant public works director, said the repaving of Lincoln Street from the John B. Dennis Highway to Sullivan Street is scheduled to begin on Monday.

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9/11 museum shows SEAL's shirt from bin Laden raid

September 7th, 2014 4:00 pm by JENNIFER PELTZ, Associated Press

The shirt a Navy SEAL wore in the raid that killed Osama bin Laden and a special coin given to a CIA officer who played a key role in finding him are being displayed at the Sept. 11 museum.

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Veteran gets a new home, couple buys the State Theater, carousel project nears completion and more stories you may have missed

Veteran gets a new home, couple buys the State Theater, carousel project nears completion and more stories you may have missed

September 7th, 2014 10:15 am by Staff Report

Take a look back at some of the interesting and important stories you may have missed over the past week.

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Money questions slam brakes on Tennessee road projects

Money questions slam brakes on Tennessee road projects

September 6th, 2014 7:46 pm by Hank Hayes

Congress' inability to pass a long-term funding solution to the Federal Highway Trust Fund is putting the brakes on Tennessee's roads budget, state Transportation Commissioner John Schroer says.

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Mystery shrouds U.S. couple's crash off Jamaica

Mystery shrouds U.S. couple's crash off Jamaica

September 6th, 2014 3:20 pm by Associated Press

Search-and-rescue crews on Saturday were stymied in efforts to solve the mystery of a small private plane carrying an upstate New York couple taken on a ghostly 1,700-mile journey after the pilot was apparently incapacitated.

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Young elected new National Baptist Convention leader

Young elected new National Baptist Convention leader

September 6th, 2014 2:47 pm by Associated Press

A Jackson, Miss., pastor has been elected the new president of the National Baptist Convention, USA, Inc., the largest group of black Christians in the United States.

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