Monthly Archives: September 2014

First Ebola Case Diagnosed in U.S. Confirmed by CDC

The first Ebola case has been diagnosed in the United States, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention announced today. Although American Ebola patients have been treated in the United States prior to this diagnosis, they all contracted Ebola in … Continue reading

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Bomb Scare Evacuates Businesses

  A satellite-assisted modern day game of hide and seek might be to blame for a possible bomb scare that led to the evacuation of three buildings and street closures in downtown Manchester Monday afternoon. Workers and patrons at the … Continue reading

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Foul Play not Suspected in Drowning Death

  Bedford County authorities say foul play is not suspected in connection with an apparent drowning in the Duck River. The body of William Harris, age 63, was spotted by motorists early Monday morning. The victim was discovered in the … Continue reading

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Governor Haslam in Talks to Expand TennCare

Despite strong opposition from lawmakers belonging to his same party, Republican Governor Bill Haslam says he’s still in talks with federal officials to allow expansion of the TennCare program. Haslam says he met with health care officials in Washington earlier … Continue reading

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MTSU Sees Nearly 5 Percent Enrollment Drop

(News Channel 5 – Nashville) Middle Tennessee State University is seeing an enrollment decrease of nearly 5 percent. MTSU President Sidney McPhee told WPLN-FM admissions officers surveying students who left found cost was the number one factor. The university increased … Continue reading

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GOP calls for Ball to withdraw from Senate race

  (News Channel 5 – Nashville) The Tennessee Republican Party is calling on Democratic Senate nominee Gordon Ball to drop out of the race over content lifted from other politicians on his campaign website. Party Chairman Chris Devaney cited a … Continue reading

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Escapes spark changes at Tennessee Juvenile Center

  (News Channel 5 – Nashville) Tennessee officials plan tighter security at a juvenile detention center where teens have staged three major escape attempts in less than a month and worried the neighboring community, but they also want to keep … Continue reading

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