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Warriors withstand James, take 3-2 lead over Cavs in finals

Warriors withstand James, take 3-2 lead over Cavs in finals

June 14th, 2015 11:27 pm by ANTONIO GONZALEZ, AP Basketball Writer

Stephen Curry made seven 3-pointers and scored 37 points, and the Warriors withstood another brilliant performance from LeBron James to outlast the Cavaliers 104-91 on Sunday night for a 3-2 lead in the NBA Finals.

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Sports NASCAR/Racing
Kurt Busch wins rain-shortened Michigan race

Kurt Busch wins rain-shortened Michigan race

June 14th, 2015 7:44 pm by NOAH TRISTER, AP Sports Writer

Kurt Busch won his second NASCAR Sprint Cup race of the season, a rain-shortened event at Michigan International Speedway on Sunday that was called 62 laps short of its scheduled distance.

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Ex-Vols coach Tyndall's career in wrestling short-lived

Ex-Vols coach Tyndall's career in wrestling short-lived

June 14th, 2015 6:50 pm by Associated Press

For one night, former Tennessee men's basketball coach Donnie Tyndall was a "guest coach" for New Heavenly Bodies with Global Force Wrestling, debuting Saturday at Smokies Park.

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12 people dead, zoo animals escape amid flooding in former Soviet republic

12 people dead, zoo animals escape amid flooding in former Soviet republic

June 14th, 2015 5:49 pm by MISHA DZHINDZHIKHASHVILI, Associated Press

Severe flooding in the Georgian capital left at least 12 people dead Sunday and triggered a big-game hunt across the city for lions, tigers, a hippopotamus and other dangerous animals that escaped from Tbilisi's ravaged zoo.

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Kingsport boosting Internet bandwidth

Kingsport boosting Internet bandwidth

June 14th, 2015 5:34 pm by Matthew Lane

Faster is better, especially when it comes to Internet bandwidth. And for the city of Kingsport, its bandwidth is expected to double in the coming months.

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'Deficiency' in Sullivan criminal process comes to light after 20 years

'Deficiency' in Sullivan criminal process comes to light after 20 years

June 14th, 2015 5:27 pm by J. H. Osborne

BLOUNTVILLE - For more than two decades, some arrests and prosecutions in Sullivan County progressed without following a legal procedural step, the county's criminal judges now say.

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With its twists and turns, can Twitter keep flying?

With its twists and turns, can Twitter keep flying?

June 14th, 2015 3:45 pm by BARBARA ORTUTAY and BRANDON BAILEY, AP Technology Writers

Despite the buzz generated by thousands of chatty journalists, athletes and celebrities, Twitter has never turned a profit. Despite recent executive turmoil and a falling stock prices, industry experts see potential in the company.

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Sports Community Sports Live
Witten: 'It's about the impact you can make on the kids'

Witten: 'It's about the impact you can make on the kids'

June 14th, 2015 2:15 pm by Jeff Birchfield, net news service

Jason Witten, who has enjoyed what will surely be considered an NFL Hall of Fame career, wants the legacy to be about the lives impacted with the 13th annual Jason Witten SCORE Foundation camp and the charity itself.

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Entertainment
'Jurassic World' bites off biggest global bow of all time

'Jurassic World' bites off biggest global bow of all time

June 14th, 2015 1:55 pm by LINDSEY BAHR, AP Film Writer

In addition to setting a record for 2015, "Jurassic World" is now the second-highest domestic opening of all time, right behind "Marvel's The Avengers."

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Comet lander Philae awakens from hibernation

Comet lander Philae awakens from hibernation

June 14th, 2015 1:45 pm by FRANK JORDANS, Associated Press

The probe became the first spacecraft to land on a comet when it touched down in November. Philae conducted experiments and sent data to Earth for about 60 hours before its batteries were depleted and it was forced to shut down its systems.

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