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Friday, October 25, 2014

EBOLA RESPONSE TEAM CALLED TO NEW YORK CITY
The newly formed federal Ebola response team gets tested out today in New York City.  Members of the unit are arriving there to treat Dr. Craig Spencer, who recently returned from treating Ebola patients in Guinea, and has now tested positive for the disease.

Thursday, October 24, 2014

MISSING NASHVILLE BOY FOUND IN ATLANTA
First, an update on that missing eleven year old Nashville boy. He's been found safe, in downtown Atlanta. Nathan Long claims he got there on the Megabus, which is not supposed to let minors travel alone. So now there's an investigation about why they let an eleven year old travel, unaccompanied. 

EBOLA HOSPITALS SET UP
U.S. Health officials are setting up a go-to network of about 20 hospitals...

Wednesday, October 22, 2014

STATE DEPARTMENT: BANNING VISAS WILL NOT HELP FIGHT EBOLA 
The State Department says it is NOT considering a ban on travel visas from West Africa to the U.S. because travelers would find underground ways of getting into the country, making it harder to contain the disease.

Tuesday, October 21, 2014

HEALTHCARE WORKERS GET NEW GUIDELINES FOR EBOLA
Better late than never. We have some new guidelines in effect for healthcare workers who treat Ebola patients including, above all else, making sure the doctors and nurses receive training and show they're ready to treat people infected with the deadly disease.

PISTORIUS SENTENCED
South African Blade Runner Oscar Pistorius has been sentenced for shooting his girlfriend to death through a bathroom door.

Monday, October 20, 2014

EBOLA LATEST
The first person diagnosed with Ebola outside of Africa seems to be cured. It's a nurses' aid in Spain who's now testing negative for Ebola.

BODY OF MISSING VIRGINIA UNIVERSITY STUDENT FOUND
TV stations in Charlottesville, Virginia are reporting that a body has been found that law enforcement officials say is the missing University of Virginia Student Hannah Graham.

Friday, Ocrober 17, 2014

NEW POLL ABOUT EBOLA 
A new poll shows about 50-percent of Americans say they won't get on international flights because they're worried about the Ebola outbreak in West
Africa. 

SILVER ALERT ISSUED FOR FRANKLIN MAN
Amber alerts are for missing kids, and for about five years now, we've had the new SILVER alerts for missing older folks... who may have some sort of dementia or other mental disability. . There's a Silver Alert in effect for a Franklin man ...

Thursday, October 16, 2014

CDC ON EBOLA
The CDC is looking at putting the 76 Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Dallas workers who treated Thomas Duncan on the no-fly list.  A source tells CNN the move is a possibility after nurse Amber Vinson traveled from Dallas to Cleveland and back.  She allegedly had a low-grade fever when she flew from Cleveland to Dallas on Monday, but says a CDC worker told her it was okay to get on the plane. 

TROOPS COMING BACK FROM WEST AFRICA COULD BE QUARANTINED
American troops serving in West Africa could be quarantined for Ebola after returning home. 

Wednesday, October 15, 2014

SECOND DALLAS HEALTH CARE WORKER SICK WITH EBOLA
A second Dallas healthcare worker is testing positive for Ebola. It's someone else who helped care for Ebola patient Thomas Duncan, who died last week.

CONDITIONS AT HOSPITAL NOT GOOD
Nurses from the hospital where all this is going down...

Tuesday, October 14, 2014

NEAR-RECORD RAIN, FLOODING.
It is still raining in Middle Tennessee: MOSTLY light rain, but we're already saturated, so even that can cause problems. News 2 meteorologist Justin Bruce says this was our second wettest October since we've been keeping records. We got more than 2 inches of rain yesterday, nearly 7 for the month (we average less than 3 inches of rain in all of October). And there's more on the way.

Monday, October 13, 2014

SEVERE WEATHER POSSIBLE THIS EVENING, INTO TUESDAY MORNING
Middle Tennessee could see a rare October severe weather outbreak Monday night into Tuesday morning.
A front that has been around the region for the better part of a week is moving north, allowing warm and moist air to move into Tennessee Monday.
Monday will be windy and warm with intervals of clouds and some sunshine, with highs in the low 80s.
Later in the day, a squall line of severe thunderstorms will move into western T

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