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Iran, 6 world powers agree to nuclear deal terms

Iran, 6 world powers agree to nuclear deal terms

January 12th, 2014 2:46 pm by NASSER KARIMI, Associated Press

Iran and six world powers — Britain, China, France, Germany, Russia and the United States — have agreed on how to implement a nuclear deal struck in November, with its terms starting from Jan. 20, officials announced Sunday.

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Sabbaticals may help military retain women

Sabbaticals may help military retain women

January 12th, 2014 2:25 pm by LOLITA C. BALDOR, Associated Press

Military leaders are experimenting with programs that will give valued officers and enlisted troops the incentive to stay. "It's about creating the personnel policies that enable someone to say it's Navy and family, instead of Navy or family."

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Business & Technology
Trans fats backlash pushes butter consumption to 40-year-high

Trans fats backlash pushes butter consumption to 40-year-high

January 12th, 2014 1:30 pm by David Pierson, Los Angeles Times (MCT)

For generations, butter got a bad rap and took a creaming from oil-based substitutes. Now with the trans fats in those alternatives under fire, everyone from iron chefs to home cooks are re-examining butter’s place on the refrigerator shelf.

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Better late than never: Space station finally gets Christmas delivery

Better late than never: Space station finally gets Christmas delivery

January 12th, 2014 1:10 pm by MARCIA DUNN, AP Aerospace Writer

A privately launched supply ship, carrying 3,000 pounds of equipment and experiments as well as eagerly awaited Christmas presents, reached the International Space Station on Sunday morning, three days after blasting off from Virginia.

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Ring missing 63 years fetched from river, smoke shop lawsuits and more stories you may have missed

Ring missing 63 years fetched from river, smoke shop lawsuits and more stories you may have missed

January 12th, 2014 10:30 am by Staff Report

A sampling of some of the interesting and important stories appearing this past week on TimesNews.net.

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Crime Local News
Kingsport man charged with attempted murder in sawed-off shotgun shooting

Kingsport man charged with attempted murder in sawed-off shotgun shooting

January 12th, 2014 12:01 am by Staff Report

The victim said that Greg Slemp became angry, pulled out a sawed off shotgun and shot him in the arm.

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Community Sunday Stories

Scrapbook Gallery: Week of Jan. 5

January 12th, 2014 12:00 am by Sunday Scrapbook

Each week, our Scrapbook Gallery features a collection of photos submitted by various readers. This week's gallery includes photos from holiday gatherings, a birthday celebration and more.

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Regional & National
Supreme Court to hear case concerning buffer zone at abortion clinics

Supreme Court to hear case concerning buffer zone at abortion clinics

January 11th, 2014 11:24 pm by MARK SHERMAN, Associated Press

BOSTON — Eleanor McCullen clutches a baby’s hat knit in pink and blue as she patrols a yellow semicircle painted on the sidewalk outside a Planned Parenthood health clinic on a frigid December morning.

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Vermillion's Blue Devils take 'strange' win over Golden Raiders

Vermillion's Blue Devils take 'strange' win over Golden Raiders

January 11th, 2014 11:22 pm by Greg Peters

It has been a long, strange week for Gate City. The Blue Devils wrapped up a four-game stretch Saturday with a 74-51 non-conference win over Sullivan North. “It’s always good to win, but this was a strange game,” said Gate City coach Scotty Vermillion.

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New initiative seeks to land aviation jobs in region

New initiative seeks to land aviation jobs in region

January 11th, 2014 11:07 pm by Hank Hayes

BLOUNTVILLE — An initiative to help aviation jobs take off in Northeast Tennessee appears to be in its early stages, but its academic, property and marketing components are all moving forward.

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