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Cavaliers join Gators, Wildcats, Shockers as NCAA No. 1 seeds

Cavaliers join Gators, Wildcats, Shockers as NCAA No. 1 seeds

March 16th, 2014 7:20 pm by EDDIE PELLS, AP National Writer

The surprises start at the top of the NCAA tournament bracket: Virginia is a No. 1 seed. They keep going throughout the matchups. Last year's national champion, Louisville, was seeded fourth despite playing well enough to be considered a No. 1 by many.

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Final words from missing jet came after systems shutdown

Final words from missing jet came after systems shutdown

March 16th, 2014 6:08 pm by CHRIS BRUMMITT, Associated Press

Even before someone at the controls calmly said the last words heard from the missing Malaysian jetliner, one of the Boeing 777's communications systems had already been disabled, authorities said Sunday.

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Scent of success: Bailey a 'hero dog' hopeful

Scent of success: Bailey a 'hero dog' hopeful

March 16th, 2014 5:34 pm by HAYES HICKMAN, Knoxville News Sentinel

KNOXVILLE — Like most smiling, slobbering Labradors, Bailey loves to run, and she loves to play catch. So much so that it's easy for the Kincaids to forget sometimes that she's more than just the loyal family dog.

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U.S. lags as commercial drones take off around globe

U.S. lags as commercial drones take off around globe

March 16th, 2014 5:22 pm by JOAN LOWY, Associated Press

A small, four-rotor drone hovered over Washington Nationals players for a few days during spring training in Florida last month, taking publicity photos impossible for a human photographer to capture.

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Fight to save Southeast hemlocks takes new tack

Fight to save Southeast hemlocks takes new tack

March 16th, 2014 4:32 pm by STEVE SZKOTAK, Associated Press

A beetle the size of a single grain of rice is the latest best hope for hemlocks in the Southeast that have been felled by the millions by an invasive bug. The beetle eats only one thing: the hemlock woolly adelgid, and it does so voraciously.

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Two-plus years before Battle at Bristol, Butch, Beamer and BMS already a good fit

Two-plus years before Battle at Bristol, Butch, Beamer and BMS already a good fit

March 16th, 2014 4:23 pm by George Thwaites

Tennessee's Butch Jones and Virginia Tech's Frank Beamer got a jump on the Battle at Bristol hullabaloo when they were co-grand marshals for Sunday's Food City 500 at Bristol Motor Speedway.

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U.S. rejects Crimea vote, cites Russian intimidation

U.S. rejects Crimea vote, cites Russian intimidation

March 16th, 2014 3:50 pm by MATTHEW LEE, AP Diplomatic Writer

The United States rejected the Crimea secession referendum Sunday as illegal and readied retaliatory penalties against Russia, while shifting sights to deterring possible military advances elsewhere in Ukraine that could inflame the crisis.

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Virginia tops Duke for ACC title

Virginia tops Duke for ACC title

March 16th, 2014 3:27 pm by JOEDY McCREARY, AP Sports Writer

Malcolm Brogdon scored 23 points and No. 6 Virginia claimed its first Atlantic Coast Conference men's basketball tournament title since 1976 by beating No. 7 Duke 72-63 on Sunday.

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PHOTO GALLERY: Madden holds off Bloomquist to take win in 'Spring Thaw' finale

March 16th, 2014 2:18 pm by Staff Report

Scott Bloomquist appeared strong enough to take the lead away from Madden on the long green flag runs, but, the lapped traffic and the cautions didn't fall in his favor.

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Back in the swing: Tri-Cities Senior Softball League says come out and play

Back in the swing: Tri-Cities Senior Softball League says come out and play

March 16th, 2014 2:00 pm by Pat Kenney

"It's never too late to live your dream." That's the motto of the Tri-Cities Senior Softball League, and the league is looking for more players who want to "live their dream."

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