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Police: Train strikes, kills pedestrian in Johnson City

Police: Train strikes, kills pedestrian in Johnson City

October 26th, 2014 7:11 pm by NET News Service

JOHNSON CITY — Johnson City police officers said a pedestrian was killed after he was struck by a passing train this afternoon near the Mountain Home Veterans Affairs facility.

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Kingsport foundation's work is of global importance in Ebola battle

Kingsport foundation's work is of global importance in Ebola battle

October 26th, 2014 6:00 pm by Marci Gore

"Yes, here we are, in little ole Kingsport. We've always just kind of flown under the radar. But what we are doing is of global significance. We're going to become very public in what we do," Welch said. "I want the community to be proud of what we do."

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Judge ready to bar developers from using Rocky Top

Judge ready to bar developers from using Rocky Top

October 26th, 2014 4:00 pm by TRAVIS LOLLER, Associated Press

An East Tennessee judge has said he is ready to stop developers in the newly minted town of Rocky Top, Tennessee, from using the Rocky Top name on merchandise — at least temporarily.

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U.S. disease expert argues against Ebola quarantine

U.S. disease expert argues against Ebola quarantine

October 26th, 2014 3:15 pm by FRANK ELTMAN, Associated Press

"The best way to protect us is to stop the epidemic in Africa, and we need those health care workers, so we do not want to put them in a position where it makes it very, very uncomfortable for them to even volunteer to go."

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City schools hoping to SCORE first place in most improved school district

City schools hoping to SCORE first place in most improved school district

October 26th, 2014 2:00 pm by Rick Wagner

"Being recognized as a SCORE Prize finalist for the second consecutive year speaks strongly to the great work being done by the teachers and staff throughout KCS," Superintendent Lyle Ailshie said in a news release Sept. 2

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Stories you may have missed

Stories you may have missed

October 26th, 2014 12:00 pm by Staff reports

Stories this week include what's an Aldi? 150 yard involving a three hour drive, teachers being too hot and mold closing a Sullivan County school, among others

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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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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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