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What can unite liberals and tea partyers? The NSA

What can unite liberals and tea partyers? The NSA

February 17th, 2014 8:36 am by CONNIE CASS, Associated Press

Politically speaking, the tea-party supporter in rural North Carolina and the Massachusetts liberal live a world apart. Who or what could get them thinking the same? Edward Snowden and the National Security Agency.

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After UAW defeat, can GOP fulfill promise of Tenn. jobs?

After UAW defeat, can GOP fulfill promise of Tenn. jobs?

February 17th, 2014 8:26 am by ERIK SCHELZIG and TOM KRISHER, Associated Press

Now that workers have rejected the UAW in a close vote, attention turns to whether the GOP can fulfill its promises that keeping the union out means more jobs will come rolling in.

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SHHS Sparkle Squad stirs up school spirit from home, visiting fans alike

SHHS Sparkle Squad stirs up school spirit from home, visiting fans alike

February 16th, 2014 11:58 pm by Tony Casey, NET News Service

It often takes a special situation for an opposing team's fans to cheer for their opponents, but a situation exactly like that occurred in Science Hill's gym on the night of Jan. 14.

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Kingsport native believes he has truck, crew chief, desire to win again at Daytona

Kingsport native believes he has truck, crew chief, desire to win again at Daytona

February 16th, 2014 9:00 pm by Jeff Bobo

John King believes he has the components needed to repeat his 2012 winning performance at Daytona International Speedway, including experience, a top-notch crew chief, a fast truck and a burning desire to win.

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Cinderella Project aims to cut cost of looking like a princess on prom night

Cinderella Project aims to cut cost of looking like a princess on prom night

February 16th, 2014 8:52 pm by Jeff Bobo

Cheyanne Salling looked like a princess at her junior and senior proms thanks to a handful of Hawkins County "fairy godmothers" who provided a brand new dress and accessories for free.

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Powerball jackpot jumps to $400 million for Wednesday's drawing

Powerball jackpot jumps to $400 million for Wednesday's drawing

February 16th, 2014 7:53 pm by HAILEY BRANSON-POTTS, Los Angeles Times

The Powerball jackpot for Wednesday night's drawing has risen to an estimated $400 million, one of the largest prizes in lottery history.

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Rogersville man facing attempted murder charges

Rogersville man facing attempted murder charges

February 16th, 2014 7:37 pm by Jeff Bobo

A Rogersville man is facing several felony charges, including two counts of attempted first-degree murder for allegedly bursting into his ex-girlfriend's home early Sunday morning and shooting her once in the torso.

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Sunday's highlights and photo gallery from Sochi

February 16th, 2014 7:24 pm by Associated Press

Highlights and a photo gallery from the Winter Olympics on Sunday, Feb. 16 in Sochi, Russia.

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Prisoners use of smuggled cellphones on the rise

Prisoners use of smuggled cellphones on the rise

February 16th, 2014 6:24 pm by BRENDAN FARRINGTON, Associated Press

They're hidden in babies' diapers, ramen noodle soup packages, footballs, soda cans and even body cavities. Not drugs or weapons, but cellphones. They're becoming a growing problem in prisons across the country.

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Kerry mocks those who deny climate change

Kerry mocks those who deny climate change

February 16th, 2014 6:13 pm by MATTHEW LEE, AP Diplomatic Writer

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry on Sunday called climate change perhaps the worlds "most fearsome" destructive weapon and mocked those who deny its existence or question its causes.

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