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Some Obama spy changes hampered by complications

Some Obama spy changes hampered by complications

January 20th, 2014 12:29 pm by STEPHEN BRAUN, Associated Press

Several of the key surveillance reforms face complications that could muddy the proposals' lawfulness, slow their momentum in Congress and saddle the government with heavy costs and bureaucracy.

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Weber City native winning recognition in opera

Weber City native winning recognition in opera

January 20th, 2014 11:12 am by Wes Bunch

Tatum Spears came a step closer to achieving her dream when she earned the Frances Shafter Recognition Award earlier this month from the Metropolitan Opera National Council’s North Carolina district.

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In honor of MLK day, we have assembled some of his best speeches

In honor of MLK day, we have assembled some of his best speeches

January 20th, 2014 10:27 am by Interesting stories we found around the web

Today is Martin Luther King day. In honor of the civil rights leader, we have assembled some of his best speeches in one place. Speeches include ""Beyond Vietnam: A Time to Break Silence," "I've been to the Mountain top," and "I have a dream."

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Extreme Bible study: New ministry helps men get spiritually and physically fit

Extreme Bible study: New ministry helps men get spiritually and physically fit

January 20th, 2014 9:31 am by Marci Gore

The group, which usually consists of about 25 men ranging in age from 13 to 58, meets in a house that has been turned into a fully-equipped gym across the street from Calvary Baptist Church on Pine Street in Kingsport.

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Alabama woman linked to several gravesite thefts

Alabama woman linked to several gravesite thefts

January 20th, 2014 8:34 am by Associated Press

Police say a north Alabama a woman has been linked to stealing from gravesites in three states and trying to sell the items online.

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Parades, marches and service projects to honor MLK

Parades, marches and service projects to honor MLK

January 20th, 2014 8:31 am by Staff Report

In Memphis, Tenn., where King was assassinated, an audio recording of an interview with King would be played at the National Civil Rights Museum.

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Broncos-Seahawks Super Bowl pits top 'O,' top 'D'

Broncos-Seahawks Super Bowl pits top 'O,' top 'D'

January 20th, 2014 8:28 am by HOWARD FENDRICH, AP Pro Football Writer

Peyton Manning's Denver Broncos and Richard Sherman's Seattle Seahawks were the NFL's best all season, so it's fitting that they'll meet in the Super Bowl.

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Sullivan South science team’s research taken to astronomy conference

Sullivan South science team’s research taken to astronomy conference

January 19th, 2014 9:32 pm by Nick Shepherd

A group of Sullivan South students recently presented results from a yearlong project with NASA to astronomers from around the country.

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Sullivan County Regional Health Department  earns recognition

Sullivan County Regional Health Department earns recognition

January 19th, 2014 9:28 pm by J. H. Osborne

BLOUNTVILLE — The Sullivan County Regional Health Department has been recognized by the National Association of County and City Health Officials.

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Roe says $1 trillion spending bill  has winners and losers

Roe says $1 trillion spending bill has winners and losers

January 19th, 2014 9:15 pm by Hank Hayes

The $1 trillion appropriations bill passed overwhelmingly by Congress keeps federal government discretionary spending back at 2008 levels, U.S. Rep. Phil Roe claimed in a recent conference call with reporters.

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