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Dow plunges 334, posts its worst day of 2014

Dow plunges 334, posts its worst day of 2014

October 9th, 2014 5:22 pm by Associated Press

"The violent gyrations are causing havoc for fund managers and active investors (who were) hoping for a smooth fourth quarter," said Todd Schoenberger of J. Streicher Asset Management.

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St. Louis braces for protests after latest shooting of black man by cop

St. Louis braces for protests after latest shooting of black man by cop

October 9th, 2014 3:47 pm by By Michael Muskal, Los Angeles Times (MCT)

Asked about police claims that there was evidence that the young man fired three shots and recovered a weapon at the scene, she told the wire service: "Police lie. They lied about Michael Brown, too."

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Sen. Alexander sheds feel-good image in Tenn. race

Sen. Alexander sheds feel-good image in Tenn. race

October 9th, 2014 3:43 pm by ERIK SCHELZIG, Associated Press

It's a far cry from past general elections that featured ads heavy on imagery of Alexander's past triumphs as governor — or even from the recently-concluded Republican primary in which he declined to even mention his opponent by name.

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Wellmont opens urgent care facility in Russell County

Wellmont opens urgent care facility in Russell County

October 9th, 2014 9:44 am by Hank Hayes

Wellmont Urgent Care began seeing patients on Monday beside Pal's in Lebanon.

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ETSU Sex Week fundraiser starts strong

ETSU Sex Week fundraiser starts strong

October 8th, 2014 9:49 pm by NATHAN BAKER, NET News Service

Less than 24 hours after being deemed too controversial for discretionary funding by an overwhelming majority of ETSU's student Senate, Sex Week organizers turned to crowdsourcing for the cash needed to hold the three-day sexual health event.

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Stocks have their best day of 2014

Stocks have their best day of 2014

October 8th, 2014 6:18 pm by Associated Press

The jump was the latest whipsaw day for the stock market. Only the day before, the Dow plunged 273 points on fears that the global economy was slowing. Wednesday's gains only made up for what investors lost on Tuesday.

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1st Ebola patient diagnosed in the US has died

1st Ebola patient diagnosed in the US has died

October 8th, 2014 1:03 pm by NOMAAN MERCHANT, Associated Press

The first Ebola patient diagnosed in the United States died in a Dallas hospital Wednesday, a little more than a week after his diagnosis exposed gaps in the nation's defenses against the disease and set off a scramble to track down anyone exposed to him.

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ETSU Student Senate denies Sex Week funding

ETSU Student Senate denies Sex Week funding

October 8th, 2014 8:00 am by Nathan Baker, NET News Service

With the denial of the request by the Feminist Majority Leadership Alliance, organizers of the sex education event will be forced to find outside funding or to reapply in hopes of changing the college's legislative body's collective mind.

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Tennessee officials say they are prepared in event Ebola reaches state

Tennessee officials say they are prepared in event Ebola reaches state

October 7th, 2014 9:00 pm by Nick Shepherd

"I have great confidence in this state to respond to this or any other threat," said Dr. John Dreyzehner "I can't speculate whether it will happen in Tennessee, I hope not, but hope is not a plan."

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Stocks slide on global growth concerns

Stocks slide on global growth concerns

October 7th, 2014 5:38 pm by Associated Press

On Tuesday the International Monetary Fund trimmed its forecast for global growth. A surprisingly weak report on industrial production in Germany, Europe's biggest economy, added to the concerns.

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