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CDC says it missed opportunities to contain Ebola

EMILY SCHMALL, Associated Press NOMAAN MERCHANT, Associated Press FORT WORTH, Texas — In the days after the first diagnosis of Ebola in the U.S., the head of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention was resolute in his confidence about hospitals’ ability to manage the virus. “Essentially any hospital in ...

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Bomb threat call near campus

>>Staff Report On Wednesday, Oct. 8, at approximately 11:15 a.m., the Clarksville Police Department responded to a bomb threat call to the Montgomery County Courthouse in downtown Clarksville, less than a mile away from APSU. The threat was made by an anonymous call to 911. The CPD, the Montgomery County ...

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Federal court considers guns in post offices

BY SADIE GURMAN, Associated Press   BOULDER, Colo.— The U.S. Postal Service and a rural Colorado man argued in court Wednesday over where on postal property people can legally carry guns. A three-judge panel of the 10th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals heard arguments in the case involving Tab Bonidy, ...

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BI turns animal cruelty into top-tier felony

SUE MANNING, Associated Press   LOS ANGELES — Young people who torture and kill animals are prone to violence against people later in life if it goes unchecked, studies have shown. A new federal category for animal cruelty crimes will help root out those pet abusers before their behavior worsens ...

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US-led strikes hit IS group oil sites for 2nd day

RYAN LUCAS, Associated Press   BEIRUT — U.S.-led coalition warplanes bombed oil installations and other facilities in territory controlled by Islamic State militants in eastern Syria on Friday, Step. 26, taking aim for a second consecutive day at a key source of financing that has swelled the extremist group’s coffers, ...

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140 Chinese students to take part in MTSU program 

MURFREESBORO (AP) — A partnership agreement signed last year between Middle Tennessee State University and Guangxi (gwahng-SHEE’) University in southern China is bearing fruit. According to MTSU, school President Sidney McPhee was in China on Wednesday, July 23, to meet with Guangxi administrators when he learned that 140 Chinese students ...

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