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AP source: NSA phone data control to come to end

AP source: NSA phone data control to come to end

January 17th, 2014 9:25 am by JULIE PACE, AP White House Correspondent

Seeking to calm a furor over U.S. surveillance powers, President Barack Obama on Friday will call for ending the government's control of phone data from hundreds of millions of Americans

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Local News
Nine seeking interim highway commissioner post in Sullivan County

Nine seeking interim highway commissioner post in Sullivan County

January 16th, 2014 11:32 pm by J. H. Osborne

BLOUNTVILLE — The person chosen will be appointed to serve until voters elect a new highway commissioner in August. Being an incumbent officeholder, even an appointed, interim one, has long been held to give a candidate a leg up on the competition.

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Community Education
Reporter's notebook: Beloved teacher has found a brand new pair of wings

Reporter's notebook: Beloved teacher has found a brand new pair of wings

January 16th, 2014 10:32 pm by Carmen Musick

Students, parents and teachers throughout Hawkins County are mourning the death of Church Hill Intermediate School teacher Crystal Davenport. She died Monday at Fort Sanders Regional Medical Center in Knoxville following a brain aneurysm.

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Local News
ETSU dining worker being treated in suspected meningitis case

ETSU dining worker being treated in suspected meningitis case

January 16th, 2014 9:35 pm by NATHAN BAKER, NET News Service

JOHNSON CITY — He did not prepare or serve any food on campus or come into direct contact with students, but 10 employees who worked with him were examined for signs of infection, an ETSU spokesman said.

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Sports Sports Live

PHOTO GALLERY: Tri-Cities Christian at Sullivan North girls

January 16th, 2014 9:32 pm by Ned Jilton

Check out photos from Thursday's game between Tri-Cities and North girls

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News Business & Technology
California motorist cleared in Google Glass case

California motorist cleared in Google Glass case

January 16th, 2014 9:00 pm by Associated Press

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Commissioner John Blair ruled that Cecilia Abadie was not guilty because she had been cited under a code that requires proof beyond a reasonable doubt that the device was in operation, which the officer did not provide.

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Crime Regional & National
Lawyer says Ohio killer’s execution was botched

Lawyer says Ohio killer’s execution was botched

January 16th, 2014 6:31 pm by Associated Press

LUCASVILLE, Ohio (AP) — A condemned man appeared to gasp several times and took an unusually long time to die — more than 20 minutes — in an execution carried out Thursday with a combination of drugs never before tried in the U.S.

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Sports Sports Live
Former E&H football coach Lou Wacker inducted to Virginia Sports Hall of Fame

Former E&H football coach Lou Wacker inducted to Virginia Sports Hall of Fame

January 16th, 2014 6:26 pm by Pat Kenney

Lou Wacker served for 23 years at the helm of the Wasps, winning 11 ODAC titles.

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Entertainment
Russell Johnson, 'Gilligan' professor, dead at 89

Russell Johnson, 'Gilligan' professor, dead at 89

January 16th, 2014 6:01 pm by FRAZIER MOORE, Associated Press

NEW YORK (AP) — Johnson was a busy but little-known character actor when he was cast in the slapstick 1960s comedy about seven people marooned on an uncharted Pacific island.

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Local News
New Surgoinsville bridge nearing completion

New Surgoinsville bridge nearing completion

January 16th, 2014 4:43 pm by Jeff Bobo

Uncooperative weather has extended what was going to be a 3-4 week final leg of the new bridge construction into almost two months.

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