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Government confirms first case of Ebola in U.S.

Government confirms first case of Ebola in U.S.

September 30th, 2014 8:23 pm by Associated Press

Federal health officials on Tuesday confirmed the first case of Ebola diagnosed in the U.S., a patient who recently traveled from Liberia to Dallas and a sign of the far-reaching impact of the out-of-control epidemic in West Africa.

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New traffic signal coming to Memorial Boulevard

New traffic signal coming to Memorial Boulevard

September 30th, 2014 8:00 pm by Matthew Lane

A new traffic signal is coming to the intersection of Memorial Boulevard, Island Road and the Indian Springs Shopping Center. But probably not for at least a year.

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Jonesville men facing meth charges

Jonesville men facing meth charges

September 30th, 2014 7:00 pm by Nick Shepherd

Two men were arrested in Jonesville for the alleged manufacture of methamphetamine after a month long investigation by the Lee County Sheriff's Office.

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Stocks slip, leaving S&P 500 down for September

Stocks slip, leaving S&P 500 down for September

September 30th, 2014 6:02 pm by Associated Press

The Dow Jones industrial average fell 28.32 points, or 0.2 percent, to 17,042.90. The S&P 500 slipped 5.51 points, or 0.3 percent, to 1,972.29. The Nasdaq composite lost 12.46 points, also 0.3 percent, to 4,493.39.

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Man who urinated on elderly neighbor sentenced to probation, restraining order

Man who urinated on elderly neighbor sentenced to probation, restraining order

September 30th, 2014 4:39 pm by Jeff Bobo

"He just stuck his private parts out and peed in public in front of — there was a lot of children. When he did it I happened to be standing there. He peed all over me."

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California becomes first state to ban plastic bags

California becomes first state to ban plastic bags

September 30th, 2014 4:24 pm by FENIT NIRAPPIL, Associated Press

A national coalition of plastic bag manufacturers immediately said it would seek a voter referendum to repeal the law, which is scheduled to take effect in July 2015.

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Haslam working to stop shredding of books

Haslam working to stop shredding of books

September 30th, 2014 4:23 pm by LUCAS L. JOHNSON II, Associated Press

Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam said Tuesday that he's continuing to negotiate with the U.S. Postal Service to prevent it from shredding Imagination Library books delivered to incorrect addresses.

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Offer to 'rock' cop's world nets bribery charge

Offer to 'rock' cop's world nets bribery charge

September 30th, 2014 1:31 pm by Rain Smith

A woman was arrested for trespassing and public intoxication at a Memorial Boulevard apartment, then pleaded for the officer to visit a motel instead of jail.

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Juvenile won't be tried as adult in fatal shooting of half-brother in Wise County

Juvenile won't be tried as adult in fatal shooting of half-brother in Wise County

September 30th, 2014 11:29 am by Stephen Igo

The first of Monday morning's "back-to-back" 911 calls from the residence claimed someone — apparently the 24-year-old shooting victim — was trying to set the inside of the home on fire. The second call reported shots fired.

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Gov. Haslam tells Tenn. agencies to plan for cuts

Gov. Haslam tells Tenn. agencies to plan for cuts

September 30th, 2014 8:28 am by Associated Press

The Chattanooga Times Free Press reports the move comes following a spending year in which revenues fell more than $300 million short of projections, leading the governor to cancel planned raises for state workers and teachers.

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