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Obama ponders limiting NSA access to phone records

Obama ponders limiting NSA access to phone records

January 9th, 2014 7:24 am by JULIE PACE, AP White House Correspondent

President Barack Obama is reportedly expected to rein in spying on foreign leaders and is considering restricting National Security Agency access to Americans' phone records.

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Dave Clark column: Kingsporters  must decide what we want our future to look like

Dave Clark column: Kingsporters must decide what we want our future to look like

January 9th, 2014 7:10 am by DAVE CLARK

We all think about the future, particularly at the start of a new year. The future represents something that will exist in a time to come. It is impossible to predict, but there are things we can do to help shape what may unfold.

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Man finds 1951 Lynn View class ring  in Holston, returns it to owner’s son

Man finds 1951 Lynn View class ring in Holston, returns it to owner’s son

January 8th, 2014 11:25 pm by Nick Shepherd

Charles Davidson was treasure hunting with a metal detector in the North Fork of the Holston River near a bridge on West Carters Valley Road. He was in the middle of the river, about 20 feet from the bank, when he came across a ring.

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Hill explains wine bill vote at JC town hall meeting

Hill explains wine bill vote at JC town hall meeting

January 8th, 2014 11:18 pm by GARY B. GRAY, NET News Service

JOHNSON CITY — State Rep. Matthew Hill, R-Jonesborough, leaned an elbow on the podium and spoke into the microphone: “Anyone want to talk about wine in supermarkets? I do.”

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Sullivan commissioners mulling new transaction fee

Sullivan commissioners mulling new transaction fee

January 8th, 2014 11:09 pm by J. H. Osborne

BLOUNTVILLE — The money raised by the new fee would go to help cover costs of longtime archiving of county records. So far, the proposal isn’t getting much support at the committee level.

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Young performers invited to compete  in Bluegrass Musician’s Contest

Young performers invited to compete in Bluegrass Musician’s Contest

January 8th, 2014 11:01 pm by Jeff Bobo

ROGERSVILLE — The Ball Sisters Band and the Rogersville Heritage Association will host the event on Feb. 22 beginning at 4:30 p.m. at the Hawkins Elementary School gymnasium. Contestants 18 and younger will compete for trophies and cash.

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With ribbon cutting at Central, Wise County opens second new high school in three days

With ribbon cutting at Central, Wise County opens second new high school in three days

January 8th, 2014 10:38 pm by Stephen Igo

WISE — An overflow crowd packed into brand new Central High School for the formal grand opening of the new facility perched above U.S. Route 23 that possesses a breathtaking view of the mountains.

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Sprinkler leak hits Sullivan North pool area

Sprinkler leak hits Sullivan North pool area

January 8th, 2014 10:27 pm by Staff report

KINGSPORT — A frozen sprinkler line or head began leaking Wednesday afternoon at Sullivan North High School, sending crews scrambling to isolate the leak and get the sprinkler system back in operation for school Thursday.

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Medical marijuana bill introduced in Tennessee General Assembly

Medical marijuana bill introduced in Tennessee General Assembly

January 8th, 2014 9:31 pm by GARY B. GRAY, NET News Service

The Koozer-Kuhn Medical Cannabis Act, which would allow statewide legal protections for qualified patients authorized by their physicians to engage in cannabis therapy. “I’m sure it’s going to die,” state Rep. Matthew Hill, R-Jonesborough, said Wednesday.

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Popeyes Louisiana Kitchen open in Kingsport

Popeyes Louisiana Kitchen open in Kingsport

January 8th, 2014 8:39 pm by Staff Report

KINGSPORT — Popeyes Louisiana Kitchen is bringing New Orleans-style cooking to its new East Stone Drive location. Popeyes began in New Orleans in 1972 as a restaurant called Chicken On The Run serving traditional Southern chicken.

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