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NSA's Internet monitoring said to be legal

NSA's Internet monitoring said to be legal

July 2nd, 2014 8:43 am by KEN DILANIAN, AP Intelligence Writer

A new report found that the NSA's collection of Internet data within the United States passes constitutional muster and employs "reasonable" safeguards designed to protect the rights of Americans.

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J.C. man allegedly attempts to set home on fire with infant inside

J.C. man allegedly attempts to set home on fire with infant inside

July 2nd, 2014 7:17 am by NET News Service

A fight led a Johnson City man to pour gasoline on his neighbor's porch and into the living room where an infant was sleeping early Wednesday morning, but his father stopped him from setting the house on fire, Johnson City police said.

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PHOTO GALLERY & VIDEO: Roe helps Surgoinsville break ground on new sewer system

PHOTO GALLERY & VIDEO: Roe helps Surgoinsville break ground on new sewer system - VIDEO

July 2nd, 2014 7:00 am by Jeff Bobo

It's been seven years coming, but on Tuesday Surgoinsville leaders, with the help of Congressman Phil Roe and several other dignitaries, officially broke ground on the new Surgoinsville Sewer System.

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K-Mets can't overcome rocky start from Montgomery

K-Mets can't overcome rocky start from Montgomery

July 2nd, 2014 12:03 am by George Thwaites

Three early runs, including a solo home run by Jacob Nottingham, laid the foundation for the Astros' 4-3 victory over Kingsport at Hunter Wright Stadium Tuesday night.

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Obama blames GOP for looming highway crisis

Obama blames GOP for looming highway crisis

July 1st, 2014 10:00 pm by JIM KUHNHENN, Associated Press

President Barack Obama says 700,000 jobs could be at risk next year if Congress doesn't quickly agree on how to pay for highway and transit programs.

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Photo Gallery: K-Mets vs Greeneville game, fan photos 07-01-14

July 1st, 2014 9:36 pm by Ned Jilton

K-Mets back in town tangling with the Greeneville Astros at Hunter Wright Stadium. Photos by Ned Jilton II

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Father enters plea in Scott abuse  case

Father enters plea in Scott abuse case

July 1st, 2014 9:08 pm by Wes Bunch

The charges stem from a Jan. 4, 2014, incident that left Jeremy Scott Owens' then 11-week old son with a broken leg and multiple broken ribs, police reports have shown.

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Regional Fourth of July schedule changes

Regional Fourth of July schedule changes

July 1st, 2014 9:00 pm by Staff Report

Alterations to many services and office schedules begin before and extends past Friday's holiday.

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The South prescribes more painkillers, CDC says

The South prescribes more painkillers, CDC says

July 1st, 2014 8:46 pm by Associated Press

Powerful painkillers have been driving the nation's rising rate of overdose deaths, and now the government is singling out the states where doctors write the most prescriptions.

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Board in favor of teacher evaluation proposal

Board in favor of teacher evaluation proposal

July 1st, 2014 8:00 pm by Associated Press

The State Board of Education gave a nod of approval for a proposal that could allow teachers who consistently score highly on annual state-mandated teacher evaluations to bypass training requirements to advance or to renew licenses.

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