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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

Friday, October 10, 2014

14-YEAR-OLD GIRL MISSING FROM COLUMBIA
A 14-year-old girl is missing in Columbia, Tennessee... Kaitlyn Swafford, who police say checked herself out of school with a forged note, and hasn't been seen since by family members.

MAN ALLEGEDLY REPORTS ROBBERY OF MONEY HE LOST GAMBLING
53-year-old Claude Timberlake of Nashville has been arrested for filing a false police report.

Thursday, October 9, 2014

REWARD FOR MAN WANTED FOR ATTEMPTED VANDY KIDNAPPING 
The FBI is offering five-thousand-dollars for information to help catch a guy who allegedly tried to kidnap a woman on the Vandy campus, recently.
They're looking for Scott Wallace, who is accused of grabbing a woman at the intersection of 25th Avenue and Jess Neely Boulevard last month and trying to force her inside his car.  He is five-ten, 250-pounds and drives a white 2001 Chevrolet Venture with an Ohio

Wednesday, October 8, 2014

EBOLA SCREENINGS TO START AT AIRPORTS
Health officials will be announcing new Ebola screening procedures at U.S. airports in the next few days. Part of the new protocols may include screening passengers after they land in the U.S., to try and catch those who may have developed symptoms of the virus during the flight. The Obama administration has said they are still not considering an international travel ban.

VITAL SIGNS REPORT SHOWS NASHVILLE TRANSPORTATION ISSUES 
What do you think is the number one issue that would keep Nashville from prospering?

Tuesday, October 7, 2014

METRO OEM CALLED INTO ACTION OVER STORMS
There'll be some calls made to insurance companies today... after storms, and HAIL hit parts of Middle Tennessee. Storms were so strong in some areas, that Metro's Office of Emergency Management activated part of their Emergency Operations Center, to be ready to deal with any issues. Brentwood got hail just after 3p.m., some of it quarter-sized, and then hail in Rutherford County later last night.

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