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Obama keeps his schedule clear to focus on Ebola

Obama keeps his schedule clear to focus on Ebola

October 20th, 2014 9:08 am by JOSH LEDERMAN, Associated Press

CHICAGO (AP) — Rarely one to leave anything to chance, President Barack Obama is playing it by ear this week as his administration's response to the Ebola scare continues to evolve.

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Police hunt for clues near where remains found in Virginia

Police hunt for clues near where remains found in Virginia

October 19th, 2014 5:01 pm by BROCK VERGAKIS, Associated Press

After finding remains that could be University of Virginia student Hannah Graham, authorities interviewed nearby residents and picked through leaves on the side of a sparsely populated highway.

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Report: Nashville songwriter Craft dies at 76

Report: Nashville songwriter Craft dies at 76

October 19th, 2014 3:40 pm by Associated Press

Nashville songwriter and Hall of Famer Paul Craft, who wrote such songs as ''Dropkick Me, Jesus (Through the Goalposts of Life)" and "It's Me Again, Margaret," has died in Tennessee at the age of 76, The Tennessean reported.

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CDC to revise Ebola protocol, services ready team

CDC to revise Ebola protocol, services ready team

October 19th, 2014 3:18 pm by Associated Press

Revised guidance for health care workers treating Ebola patients will include using protective gear "with no skin showing," and the Pentagon plans to form a team to assist medical staff in the United States, if needed.

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Deer crossing: Breeding season ups driver danger

Deer crossing: Breeding season ups driver danger

October 19th, 2014 8:00 am by Staff Report

Breeding season for whitetail deer is in full swing during the autumn months, and motorists in Northeast Tennessee and Southwest Virginia are advised to be particularly watchful to avoid collisions with the animals.

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Police: Remains may be those of missing UVa student

Police: Remains may be those of missing UVa student

October 18th, 2014 6:35 pm by STEVE HELBER, Associated Press

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. — Searchers found human remains on Saturday that could be those of a University of Virginia sophomore who has been missing since Sept. 13, police said.

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Victim's tweet helps identify groper

Victim's tweet helps identify groper

October 18th, 2014 4:00 pm by By Jennifer Sullivan, The Seattle Times (MCT)

A woman's tweet about being groped near a park last weekend has spurred other alleged victims to come forward with similar reports, Seattle police say.

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Florida man gets sentenced to life in prison for killing teen over loud music

Florida man gets sentenced to life in prison for killing teen over loud music

October 17th, 2014 7:37 pm by DEREK KINNER, Associated Press

A Florida man convicted of first-degree murder for fatally shooting a teenager in an argument over loud music outside a Jacksonville convenience store was sentenced Friday to life in prison without parole.

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Cremains of dozens of people missing in Knoxville

Cremains of dozens of people missing in Knoxville

October 17th, 2014 7:30 pm by Associated Press

Knoxville police say the cremated remains of about 40 people have been stolen from two cemeteries there.

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Dad fatally shoots self, two kids after domestic dispute; 1 child critical

Dad fatally shoots self, two kids after domestic dispute; 1 child critical

October 17th, 2014 4:11 pm by By Desiree Stennett, Orlando Sentinel (MCT)

"You never would suspect something like this. You wonder what would trigger something like that and cause a guy to kill his children. No matter what happened with the family life, why would you take a child's life?"

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