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More police now sporting cameras on their bodies

More police now sporting cameras on their bodies

January 8th, 2014 8:09 am by By Jessica Anderson, The Baltimore Sun (MCT)

Even the most mundane traffic stop can devolve into a dispute, and supporters say a recording can guard all sides from unfounded allegations. But the new technology has also proved difficult to reconcile with concerns about privacy and consent.

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Arctic air eases its grip on much of the US

Arctic air eases its grip on much of the US

January 8th, 2014 8:02 am by RAY HENRY, Associated Press

An arctic blast eased its grip on much of the U.S. on Wednesday, with winds calming and the weather warming slightly a day after temperature records — some more than a century-old — shattered up and down the Eastern Seaboard.

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Regional & National
Polar air blamed for 21 deaths nationwide

Polar air blamed for 21 deaths nationwide

January 7th, 2014 11:32 pm by Staff Report

ATLANTA (AP) — “I didn’t think the South got this cold,” said Marty Williams, a homeless man, originally from Chicago, who took shelter at a church in Atlanta, where it hit a record low of 6 degrees.

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Sports Sports Live
Barnes 3 lifts Gate City over Union in district opener

Barnes 3 lifts Gate City over Union in district opener

January 7th, 2014 11:02 pm by Dave Ongie

John Reed Barnes knocked down the game-winning 3-pointer to send Gate City's boys to a 57-54 victory over Union on Tuesday, completing a Mountain District sweep by the Blue Devils basketball teams.

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Local News
Kingsport BMA meets with firm about city manager search

Kingsport BMA meets with firm about city manager search

January 7th, 2014 10:10 pm by Matthew Lane

KINGSPORT — The largest public sector search firm in the United States made a concise yet strong sales pitch to the Board of Mayor and Aldermen on Tuesday afternoon as to why it should be the company hired to help Kingsport select its next city manager.

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Local News Business & Technology
Bristol drags down Sullivan County sales tax numbers

Bristol drags down Sullivan County sales tax numbers

January 7th, 2014 10:06 pm by Staff Report

BLOUNTVILLE — Sullivan County sales tax revenue, as a whole, took a hit for the most recently reported collection period, according to public information available from the county’s accounting office.

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Sports Vols Sports
UT defense clamps down on LSU in SEC-opening win

UT defense clamps down on LSU in SEC-opening win

January 7th, 2014 9:54 pm by BRYAN LAZARE, Associated Press

Jordan McRae scored 19 points and Jarnell Stokes registered his 25th career double-double to lead Tennessee to a 68-50 victory against LSU in the Southeastern Conference men’s basketball opener for both teams Tuesday night.

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PHOTO GALLERY: Union at Gate City girls basketball

January 7th, 2014 9:20 pm by Ned Jilton

Pictures from Tuesday night's Union at Gate City Mountain District girls basketball game in Gate City:

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Entertainment
Charter customers could lose WJHL Wednesday night

Charter customers could lose WJHL Wednesday night

January 7th, 2014 9:09 pm by NATHAN BAKER, NET News Service

JOHNSON CITY — If Charter pulls the signal, which the company is required to do by law if no agreement is in place, it would be WJHL’s second blackout on subscriber services in four months.

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Regional & National
Deep freeze strands rail, air travelers nationwide

Deep freeze strands rail, air travelers nationwide

January 7th, 2014 8:31 pm by Associated Press

CHICAGO (AP) — The Amtrak train slowed to a crawl as it hammered through snowdrifts in a stretch of Illinois countryside, delivering thuds and jolts to passengers, until it lurched into a mound big enough to grind its 8,000-horsepower engine to a halt.

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