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Discrimination potential seen in use of 'big data'

Discrimination potential seen in use of 'big data'

April 26th, 2014 3:07 pm by EILEEN SULLIVAN, Associated Press

A White House review of how the government and private sector use large sets of data has found that such information could be used to discriminate against Americans on issues such as housing and employment.

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In search of E.T.: Diggers begin quest to unearth hidden cache of 'worst video game ever'

In search of E.T.: Diggers begin quest to unearth hidden cache of 'worst video game ever'

April 26th, 2014 2:44 pm by JUAN CARLOS LLORCA, Associated Press

A construction crew is digging through several feet of dirt and trash in a New Mexico landfill to reach what they believe is a giant cache of cartridges from what some call the worst video game ever made.

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NATO troops killed in Afghan helicopter crash

NATO troops killed in Afghan helicopter crash

April 26th, 2014 1:40 pm by KAY JOHNSON and RAHIM FAIEZ, Associated Press

A British helicopter crashed in southern Afghanistan on Saturday, killing five NATO troops in the single deadliest day this year for foreign forces as they prepare to withdraw from the country, officials said.

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Suspect in Conn. school stabbing under psych evaluation

Suspect in Conn. school stabbing under psych evaluation

April 26th, 2014 1:15 pm by MICHAEL MELIA, Associated Press

A teenager charged with stabbing a fellow high school student to death on the day of their junior prom is being held in a hospital under psychiatric evaluation where he will likely remain for two weeks, one of his attorneys said Saturday.

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Relighting the lighthouse: Wise County school officials eye bold moves on instruction, curriculum

Relighting the lighthouse: Wise County school officials eye bold moves on instruction, curriculum

April 26th, 2014 12:00 pm by Stephen Igo

There's a whole lot more going on for Wise County's school division than two new high schools and a heavily upgraded third, as there are plans to beef up instruction and the curriculum in a big way.

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Bath salts hysterics, body orifice weapon and more this week in crime

Bath salts hysterics, body orifice weapon and more this week in crime

April 26th, 2014 10:20 am by Staff Report

The most viewed crime stories written by the Times-News staff, for the week of April 18 through April 25.

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HAPPY SNAPS PHOTO BOOTH - YMCA Healthy Kids Day 2014

HAPPY SNAPS PHOTO BOOTH - YMCA Healthy Kids Day 2014

April 26th, 2014 10:00 am by Staff Report

Timesnews.net brought the Happy Snaps photo booth to the New Kingsport YMCA for Healthy Kids Day 2014! Take a look at the fun all the happy, healthy Kingsport Kids are having in the booth at the YMCA.

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Simulation of fatal wreck an eye-opener for students at Rye Cove High School

Simulation of fatal wreck an eye-opener for students at Rye Cove High School

April 26th, 2014 12:49 am by Wes Bunch

With prom fast approaching, local law enforcement, emergency responders and health-care providers simulated a fatal car accident Friday afternoon for students at Rye Cove High School to remind them of the dangers of impaired and distracted driving.

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D-B makes magazine's list of top high schools

D-B makes magazine's list of top high schools

April 26th, 2014 12:05 am by Rick Wagner

Dobyns-Bennett is back on the U.S. News & World Report Best High Schools list after a year's hiatus, ranking second highest of Northeast Tennessee high schools.

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Crime Local News
Rogersville park drug surveillance nets arrest

Rogersville park drug surveillance nets arrest

April 25th, 2014 11:18 pm by Jeff Bobo

During the surveillance, officers allegedly observed a white 1999 Chevrolet van enter the park being driven by Lisa Marie Whitaker, 49, of 452 Hickory Cove Road, Apt. 4, Rogersville.

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