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First U.S. Ebola case confirmed

DALLAS (AP) — A patient being treated at a Dallas hospital has tested positive for Ebola, the first case of the disease to be diagnosed in the United States, federal health officials announced Tuesday.

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Officials confirm first Ebola case diagnosed in US

Officials confirm first Ebola case diagnosed in US

DALLAS (AP) — Federal health officials have confirmed that a patient being treated at a Dallas hospital has tested positive for Ebola.

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Students face charges for hiest

 

Several Warren County High School students will be charged after a break-in of the visitor’s locker room during Friday night’s football game against Tullahoma at Nunley Stadium.

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Forensic link in missing women cases

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — They both were walking alone, separated from their friends late at night on or near the University of Virginia campus. One was found dead nearly five years ago. The other is still missing.

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Cancer doctor poisons her lover

HOUSTON (AP) — A jury on Monday sentenced a Texas cancer researcher to 10 years in prison after she was convicted of poisoning her colleague, who was also her lover, by lacing his coffee with a sweet-tasting chemical found in antifreeze.

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New policy set to curb school shopping

 

Elementary basketball players who go school shopping could end up riding the pines for a year under a new school policy that give principals from both the student’s new and old elementary a say in if he or she is eligible to play.

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Woman gets time for meth lab

 

An orange hoodie will cost a woman six months behind bars after she was busted fleeing on a stolen four-wheeler.

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Week of school spirit leads to homecoming

Week of school spirit leads to homecoming

Warren County High School students will start encouraging their team to victory by participating in Homecoming Spirit Week activities beginning Monday.

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County officials approve bids for airport work, SUVs

Thursday afternoon saw another pair of back-to-back county committee meetings, with a Financial Management meeting at 3:30 p.m. and a Highway and Bridge Committee meeting at 4 p.m.

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Traffic Court

A 120-person docket was heard Thursday by Judge Bill Locke in General Sessions Traffic Court. Included in court action:

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Komen race raises over $85K to fight breast cancer

The 2014 Susan G. Komen Upper Cumberland Race for the Cure was held last Sunday on the campus of Tennessee Tech. Over 1,350 individuals participated in the sixth annual event, which raised over $85,000.

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Time for water director, Brock says

McMinnville will be hiring a full-time Water Department director in the near future after being encouraged to do so by interim city administrator Bill Brock, who says the department has issues that need to be addressed.

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Gilbert endures roast

Gilbert endures roast

The roast of Dr. Eben Gilbert on Thursday night proved one thing – no one is safe from a little good-natured ribbing. He was honored at the second annual “It’s Roastin’ Time” by Boyd Christian School.

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Man not guilty of dealing cocaine

A man prosecutors say is a career cocaine dealer escaped conviction on charges that could have landed him in prison for most of his life as jurors chose to find him guilty on simple possession charges.

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Pink Out Tribute

Pink Out Tribute

There was a different kind of touchdown Friday night at Nunley Stadium. This one involved a helicopter touching down in the middle of the field and delivering an honorary pink football to family members of Hailey Ann Taylor.

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Concert for childhood cancer

Concert for childhood cancer

September is Childhood Cancer Awareness Month. In the United States, 15,780 children under the age of 21 are diagnosed with cancer every year. Approximately 25 percent will not survive.

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Schools want beer sales kept away

The Warren County Board of Education voted unanimously Thursday night to protest a plan by city officials to do away with distance requirements when it comes to selling alcohol near schools, churches and daycares.

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River Park opens new wellness center

If you’re looking to get fit with the help of the healthcare professionals at River Park, the hospital has opened a new wellness center that’s open to the general public.

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Taste of Home Cooking

The 14th annual Taste of Home Cooking School returns to Sparta with fun and prizes in store.

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General Sessions

A 41-person docket was heard Tuesday by Judge Bill Locke in General Sessions Court.

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