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Thousands break Ebola quarantine to find food

Thousands break Ebola quarantine to find food

November 4th, 2014 7:21 pm by Associated Press

Large swaths of the West African country of Sierra Leone have been sealed off to prevent the spread of Ebola, and within those areas many people have been ordered to stay in their homes.

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Lala-PAW-looza aims to raise money for lost and homeless animals

Lala-PAW-looza aims to raise money for lost and homeless animals

November 4th, 2014 7:00 pm by Rain Smith

"I hope that people will bring their dogs, so it's not just for kids and adults," said Becky Birdwell. "We're just excited to be able to do this and thankful that Stickley Farms are hosting it for us."

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Rocket crash stirs uncertainty about space tourism

Rocket crash stirs uncertainty about space tourism

November 4th, 2014 6:00 pm by JUSTIN PRITCHARD, Associated Press

And another question looms: How far will the accident push back the day when paying customers can routinely rocket dozens of miles into the sky for a fleeting feeling of weightlessness and a breathtaking view?

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ETSU student, former Science Hill cheerleader found dead in campus residence

ETSU student, former Science Hill cheerleader found dead in campus residence

November 4th, 2014 5:34 pm by Staff Report

Amanda Grace Minutolo was found dead about 11:30 p.m. at 279 Treasure Lane. In a news release, police said no foul play was suspected but an autopsy would be conducted to determine a cause of death.

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Vanderbilt rape case delayed until January

Vanderbilt rape case delayed until January

November 4th, 2014 5:00 pm by Associated Press

The trial of two former Vanderbilt football players accused of raping a student in a campus dorm has been delayed because one of the defense attorneys needs surgery.

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Local grocer scans roads to bag thief

Local grocer scans roads to bag thief

November 4th, 2014 3:05 pm by Rain Smith

A Kingsport businessman's investigation into theft from his store has netted a felony arrest, as he allegedly drove dozens of miles of roads to spot his stolen freezer and heat pump — along with a suspect who was tearing them down for scrap.

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Tenn. ballot measures address abortion, judges

Tenn. ballot measures address abortion, judges

November 4th, 2014 10:40 am by TRAVIS LOLLER, Associated Press

Public opinion has been split on the abortion measure, especially over the questions about whether state lawmakers should be given more control over regulations, even in cases of rape, incest or health of the mother.

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Former 'Utopia' contestants reunite in NE Tenn.

Former 'Utopia' contestants reunite in NE Tenn.

November 4th, 2014 10:37 am by Marci Gore

Jonathan Lovelace, pastor of The Promise Church in Church Hill, was one of 15 people who were chosen to create an ideal community — or utopia — with little or no resources earlier this year.

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Power Board warns of disconnection scam

Power Board warns of disconnection scam

November 4th, 2014 9:28 am by Staff Report

Johnson City Power Board officials say commercial customers received phone calls from an unknown party demanding money to prevent disconnection of electrical services. The JCPB serves customers in Sullivan, Washington, Carter, and Greene counties.

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Update - Manhunt launched for Kingsport abduction suspect

Update - Manhunt launched for Kingsport abduction suspect

November 4th, 2014 9:20 am by Rain Smith

A Tuesday afternoon manhunt was underway following a kidnapping from a Kingsport parking lot, where a man allegedly dragged his ex-girlfriend into a car and assaulted individuals who attempted to intervene.

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