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Silver's first crisis as NBA commissioner has arrived

Silver's first crisis as NBA commissioner has arrived

April 27th, 2014 6:49 pm by TIM REYNOLDS, AP Basketball Writer

Adam Silver's first crisis of his relatively short tenure as NBA commissioner has arrived, a race-tinged scandal that has those associated with the game wondering how strong the league's response will end up being.

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Unique floating lab showcases 'aliens of the sea'

Unique floating lab showcases 'aliens of the sea'

April 27th, 2014 6:29 pm by LAURAN NEERGAARD, AP Medical Writer

Researcher Leonid Moroz emerges from a dive off the Florida Keys and gleefully displays a plastic bag holding a creature that shimmers like an opal in the seawater.

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Supreme Court takes on privacy in digital age

Supreme Court takes on privacy in digital age

April 27th, 2014 5:57 pm by MARK SHERMAN, Associated Press

Two Supreme Court cases about police searches of cellphones without warrants present vastly different views of the ubiquitous device. Is it a critical tool for a criminal or is it an American's virtual home?

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Greeneville resists closure of institution for disabled

Greeneville resists closure of institution for disabled

April 27th, 2014 5:46 pm by Anita Wadhwani, The Tennessean

In small-town Greeneville, a 52-year-old facility for people with limited mental functioning continues to operate despite a nationwide civil rights movement to end such segregated institutions for people with disabilities.

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Community Sunday Stories Faith
Faith in Action: Indian Springs Baptist Church establishes partnerships in Nicaragua

Faith in Action: Indian Springs Baptist Church establishes partnerships in Nicaragua

April 27th, 2014 5:26 pm by Katherine Scoggins

"Our mission trips are for a short period of time, usually about a week," says Keith Bartley, coordinator for Nicaraguan missions at ISBC. "But, as we do that, we must always have the long-term view in mind. ..."

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Regional & National Health
Former Georgia technician falsified mammogram reports

Former Georgia technician falsified mammogram reports

April 27th, 2014 5:22 pm by KATE BRUMBACK, Associated Press

At work one day as a high school custodian, Sharon Holmes' hand brushed up against her chest and she felt a knot sticking out. She was perplexed. Just three months earlier, she had been given an all-clear sign after a mammogram.

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Faith in Action Gallery: Indian Springs Baptist Church

Faith in Action Gallery: Indian Springs Baptist Church

April 27th, 2014 5:21 pm by Sunday Scrapbook

This month's Faith in Action gallery features photos submitted by Jim Carson, director of missions at Indian Springs Baptist Church. The photos highlight their church's involvement with First Baptist Church in Corinto, Nicaragua.

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Teen who stowed away aboard jetliner desperate to see mother

Teen who stowed away aboard jetliner desperate to see mother

April 27th, 2014 3:50 pm by MARTHA MENDOZA and OSKAR GARCIA, Associated Press

The 15-year-old Somali boy had been arguing at home, and in the kind of impulsive move that teenagers make, he hopped a fence at San Jose International Airport last Sunday and clambered into a wheel well of a Hawaii-bound jetliner.

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Hawkins couple contacted by bogus DEA agent seeking money

Hawkins couple contacted by bogus DEA agent seeking money

April 27th, 2014 2:17 pm by Jeff Bobo

If someone claiming to be an agent from the federal Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA) calls you at home and demands you send money or face arrest, that is a scam which authorities say is being perpetrated from Nigeria.

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Unsung Heroes: Bob McConnell has established 'a living legacy'

Unsung Heroes: Bob McConnell has established 'a living legacy' - VIDEO

April 27th, 2014 2:00 pm by Katina Rose

What started out as a promotion for tourism has developed into a full-time volunteer career for Scott County's Bob McConnell.

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