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Colorado school board keeps eye on history changes after student protests across the state

Colorado school board keeps eye on history changes after student protests across the state

October 3rd, 2014 9:51 am by COLLEEN SLEVIN, Associated Press

The plan called for a review to make sure materials "promote citizenship, patriotism, essentials and benefits of the free-market system, respect for authority and respect for individual rights."

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Local hospitals set for Ebola

Local hospitals set for Ebola

October 3rd, 2014 9:38 am by Tony Casey, NET News Service

East Tennessee State University's Dr. Wael Shams said he believes there will be more confirmed cases of the Ebola virus in the United States, but this country is better prepared for the virus than any other place on the planet.

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Under Armour facility to create 1,500 jobs

Under Armour facility to create 1,500 jobs

October 2nd, 2014 6:00 pm by Associated Press

Athletic apparel maker Under Armour says it will build a new distribution center in suburban Nashville.

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Report: Defense, VA spending has $2.25 B impact on region

Report: Defense, VA spending has $2.25 B impact on region

October 2nd, 2014 10:10 am by Hank Hayes

"Clearly, the defense and veterans' affairs sector is a tremendous asset for (the) Tri-Cities region," the report concluded. "Changes in the level of (Department of Defense) and veterans' affairs expenditures will have a significant impact upon the region

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Old-time country store goes solar in Hampton

Old-time country store goes solar in Hampton

October 2nd, 2014 6:36 am by John Thompson, NET News Service

Brown's Grocery and Hardware store is an old-time country store with newfangled ideas. While the inside of the hardware section of the store looks like it is still the 1950s, the store's roof is definitely 21st century.

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Ebola-infected passenger was sent home from Dallas ER

Ebola-infected passenger was sent home from Dallas ER

October 1st, 2014 10:56 pm by Associated Press

The decision by Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital to release the patient, who had recently arrived from Liberia, could have put others at risk of exposure to Ebola before the man went back to the ER a couple of days later, when his condition worsened.

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Secret Service chief quits due to security lapses

Secret Service chief quits due to security lapses

October 1st, 2014 6:10 pm by Associated Press

High-ranking lawmakers from both parties had urged Julia Pierson to step down after her poorly received testimony to Congress a day earlier — and revelation of yet another security problem.

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Gloomy news sends stocks tumbling

Gloomy news sends stocks tumbling

October 1st, 2014 5:25 pm by Associated Press

It was a rough start to October for financial markets Wednesday, with the Dow Jones industrial average dropping more than 200 points as investors reacted to a round of negative economic news in the U.S. and abroad.

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A decade after welcoming wind, states reconsider

A decade after welcoming wind, states reconsider

October 1st, 2014 1:56 pm by SEAN MURPHY, Associated Press

Today, many of the same political leaders who initially welcomed the wind industry want to regulate it more tightly, even in red states like Oklahoma, where candidates regularly rail against government interference.

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Ex-officer pleads guilty in Bean Station drugstore killings

Ex-officer pleads guilty in Bean Station drugstore killings

October 1st, 2014 1:48 pm by Associated Press

Jason Holt killed Down Home Pharmacy owner Stephen Lovell despite Lovell complying with Holt's request for oxycodone. A cutomer was also killed in the May 2013 robbery in Bean Station, where Holt had once worked as an officer.

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