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Protests over Russian anti-gay law focus on Sochi

Protests over Russian anti-gay law focus on Sochi

January 31st, 2014 3:30 pm by DAVID CRARY, AP National Writer

Despite seven months of international outcry, Russia's law restricting gay-rights activity remains in place. Yet the eclectic protest campaign has heartened activists in Russia and caught the attention of its targets

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CDC: Norovirus caused cruise ship outbreak

CDC: Norovirus caused cruise ship outbreak

January 31st, 2014 3:27 pm by Associated Press

Federal health investigators say lab tests have confirmed that norovirus was to blame for an outbreak on a cruise ship that sickened nearly 700.

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Update: FBI says powder near Super Bowl appears harmless

Update: FBI says powder near Super Bowl appears harmless

January 31st, 2014 1:54 pm by Associated Press

A suspicious powder mailed to several locations in New York and New Jersey, including at least five hotels near the site of Sunday's Super Bowl, appeared not to be dangerous, the FBI said Friday.

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Power restored for Kingsport area customers

Power restored for Kingsport area customers

January 31st, 2014 12:59 pm by Hank Hayes

Electricity has been restored to Kingsport area Appalachian Power (AP) customers, according to the company's Web site.

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NFL player arrested in Kingsport last weekend

NFL player arrested in Kingsport last weekend

January 31st, 2014 10:32 am by Nick Shepherd

KINGSPORT — Daniel Kilgore, 26, 241 Bent St., Kingsport, was arrested and charged with public intoxication. Kilgore is an offensive lineman for the San Francisco 49ers.

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Nora Jane Struthers and The Party Line bringing ‘Carnival’ to Kingsport

Nora Jane Struthers and The Party Line bringing ‘Carnival’ to Kingsport

January 31st, 2014 9:33 am by Entertainment Staff

Nora Jane Struthers & The Party Line will bring their traveling “Carnival” of acoustic Americana to Kingsport on Saturday, Feb. 1 for an 8 p.m. show at the Kingsport Renaissance Center.

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NYC man who escaped a psychiatric hospital nabbed in Tenn.

NYC man who escaped a psychiatric hospital nabbed in Tenn.

January 31st, 2014 9:31 am by Associated Press

Police say a man convicted of manslaughter has been arrested in Tennessee after trading clothes with a friend and slipping out of a New York City psychiatric facility.

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Halftime show stays young with Bruno Mars

Halftime show stays young with Bruno Mars

January 31st, 2014 9:29 am by By Kari Plog, The News Tribune (Tacoma, Wash.) (MCT)

The Super Bowl has attracted iconic performers over the years — Michael Jackson, Madonna, Prince, The Rolling Stones and Bruce Springsteen, to name a few.

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Apple patent shows future iPads, iPhones could be more touch sensitive

Apple patent shows future iPads, iPhones could be more touch sensitive

January 31st, 2014 9:28 am by By Salvador Rodriguez, Los Angeles Times (MCT)

Apple has applied for a patent that describes a method the Cupertino, Calif., company could use to improve the accuracy of the touchscreen on its iPad and iPhone devices.

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Innovation Academy continues with plan to add ninth grade in fall, but many unknowns remain

Innovation Academy continues with plan to add ninth grade in fall, but many unknowns remain

January 31st, 2014 1:08 am by Rick Wagner

KINGSPORT — Innovation Academy of Northeast Tennessee this fall likely will be a grades 6-9 school with its own school number at its current location, but the future of band and athletics is unknown.

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