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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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School's fall festival to raise money for one of their students

School's fall festival to raise money for one of their students

October 25th, 2014 4:00 pm by Rick Wagner

"They don't really have a diagnosis for her," Roller said. In addition, donated bracelets from a cancer survivor that carry the message "Caring for Kelsey" will be sold, with all proceeds going to her expenses.

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Pesky? Effective? Campaign signs spread like weeds

Pesky? Effective? Campaign signs spread like weeds

October 25th, 2014 2:00 pm by ANN SANNER, Associated Press

Lawn signs touting local and statewide candidates are in full bloom along highways, street corners and other public spaces. It's the sign of the season. And despite legal restrictions, the markers can sprout invasively.

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This week in crime

This week in crime

October 25th, 2014 12:00 pm by Staff reports

This week's top crime stories include a woman getting her second child neglect charge in 11 days, Blountville shoppers brawling with EMS, a teen charged in a paintball incident, among others

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UPDATE: Meeting time set. Proposed switch keeps equal access to Wellmont and MSHA

UPDATE: Meeting time set. Proposed switch keeps equal access to Wellmont and MSHA

October 25th, 2014 10:00 am by J. H. Osborne

The Sullivan County Commission will meet in called session Oct. 31 at 10 a.m. to consider switching third-party administrators for the county's self-funded healthcare insurance plan.

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Washington school gunman was homecoming prince

Washington school gunman was homecoming prince

October 25th, 2014 8:00 am by MARTHA BELLISLE and NIGEL DUARA, Associated Press

Jaylen Fryberg, a popular freshman who was on the homecoming court a week ago, opened fire in the Marysville-Pilchuck High School cafeteria Friday, a government official with direct knowledge of the shooting confirmed.

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Judge denies leniency for man who stole aunt's life saving

Judge denies leniency for man who stole aunt's life saving

October 24th, 2014 7:05 pm by Jeff Bobo

"She worked 39 years for what she had, and you took it just like that." -- Judge John Dugger

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Remains belong to missing Virginia student

Remains belong to missing Virginia student

October 24th, 2014 6:36 pm by LARRY O'DELL, Associated Press

Remains found nearly a week ago in a rural area of Virginia are those of a university student who disappeared last month, authorities said Friday, ending a search that left the campus and community on edge.

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New York, New Jersey say they will require Ebola quarantines

New York, New Jersey say they will require Ebola quarantines

October 24th, 2014 6:26 pm by MARILYNN MARCHIONE, Associated Press

NEW YORK — The governors of New Jersey and New York on Friday ordered a mandatory, 21-day quarantine for all doctors and other arriving travelers who have had contact with Ebola victims in West Africa.

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