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Hagel approves 21-day Ebola quarantine for troops

Hagel approves 21-day Ebola quarantine for troops

October 29th, 2014 11:35 am by ROBERT BURNS, AP National Security Writer

The move goes beyond precautions recommended by the Obama administration for civilians, although President Barack Obama has made clear he feels the military's situation is different from that of civilians.

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Wise County School Board's Leftwich dies

Wise County School Board's Leftwich dies

October 29th, 2014 11:16 am by Stephen Igo

A retired teacher of the school division and coach of multiple sports at Pound High School, Wayne Leftwich won election to the School Board last November and served the District 1 seat since January.

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Sheriff: 2 shot at NC courthouse, gunman caught

Sheriff: 2 shot at NC courthouse, gunman caught

October 29th, 2014 8:38 am by JONATHAN DREW, Associated Press

The suspect was caught in the late afternoon after a manhunt that included dozens of armed officers searching the woods along a state highway with a police helicopter flying overhead.

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Hawkins opts to send ETSU autopsy contract issue to new committee

Hawkins opts to send ETSU autopsy contract issue to new committee

October 29th, 2014 7:05 am by Jeff Bobo

A newly created Hawkins County Forensics Committee is expected to meet soon to determine where Hawkins County will be sending its cadavers for autopsy.

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Defendant: Brother-in-law was shot in self-defense

Defendant: Brother-in-law was shot in self-defense

October 29th, 2014 12:54 am by Jeff Bobo

Bryant Jackson Harris is accused of shooting Jeffery Smith over a lawsuit Smith was threatening to file. Prosecutors allege Smith planned on seeking part of a wrongful death settlement Harris' wife received related to the 2008 death of their mother.

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Ex-bail bondsman sentenced to 24 years on federal drug charges

Ex-bail bondsman sentenced to 24 years on federal drug charges

October 29th, 2014 12:42 am by Jeff Bobo

Gregory Allen Rhea, 38, was accused of organizing trips to pain clinics in Tennessee and Florida in exchange for a portion of the pills received by the "patients." He also organized trips to Georgia to acquire meth.

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Defendant in Hawkins Humane Society lawsuit accused of making death threats against plaintiff

Defendant in Hawkins Humane Society lawsuit accused of making death threats against plaintiff

October 29th, 2014 12:38 am by Jeff Bobo

Hawkins County Sheriff Ronnie Lawson said the allegations have been forwarded to the Rogersville attorney general's office, and the attorney general will determine how to proceed with any potential prosecution.

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Area students get a taste of 'Sweet Side' of science

Area students get a taste of 'Sweet Side' of science

October 29th, 2014 12:00 am by Rick Wagner

Area fourth-graders Tuesday made plastic fossils, learned about the chemistry of firefighting through demonstration and saw practical applications of fluorescence firsthand.

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Not fair, not balanced: Elizabethton school chief slams FOX News report

Not fair, not balanced: Elizabethton school chief slams FOX News report

October 28th, 2014 11:25 pm by JOHN THOMPSON, NET News Service

Elizabethton is not known as a hotbed of Islamic fundamentalism, nor for accusing former U.S. presidents of being racists.

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Phillips says   BMA  is listening, but not enough people are talking

Phillips says BMA is listening, but not enough people are talking

October 28th, 2014 10:24 pm by Matthew Lane

Phillips, members of the Board of Mayor and Aldermen and the city leadership staff attended the community listening posts to hear comments and concerns from the residents of recently annexed communities.

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