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Levees, removable walls proposed to protect NYC

Levees, removable walls proposed to protect NYC

June 11th, 2013 8:47 pm by Associated Press

Removable floodwalls would be erected in lower Manhattan, and levees, gates and other defenses would be built elsewhere around the city under a nearly $20 billion plan Mayor Michael Bloomberg proposed Tuesday to protect New York.

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Vince Staten: Bob ‘Rabbit’ Adams, gracious in victory or defeat, was always smiling premium content

June 11th, 2013 8:15 pm by VINCE STATEN

They didn’t call him Rabbit because he was rabbit quick. Oh no, far from it. Guy B. Crawford, his old baseball coach at D-B, used to say that Bobby Adams hit some of the longest triples in the history of the school.

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Elizabethton to hold 'Jason Witten Day'

Elizabethton to hold 'Jason Witten Day'

June 11th, 2013 6:06 pm by Staff Report

June 21 will be “Jason Witten Day” in Elizabethton, and a celebration of the Dallas Cowboys tight end and philanthropist will take place at the Covered Bridge Festival main stage that day.

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A cheeky problem: NJ town to restrict baggy pants

A cheeky problem: NJ town to restrict baggy pants

June 11th, 2013 6:00 pm by Associated Press

WILDWOOD, N.J. — Mayor Ernest Troiano Jr. thinks he’s found a way to put one of this Jersey shore resort town’s problems behind it. Wildwood is ready to ban overly saggy pants, no ifs, ands or butts.

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Spanish police dog wins British award for bravery

Spanish police dog wins British award for bravery

June 11th, 2013 5:35 pm by Associated Press

MOSTOLES, Spain — Ajax has a nose for trouble. The retired Spanish police dog has received a prestigious award by a British animal charity group in recognition of his bravery and skill.

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Woman allegedly dumped meth lab in park during argument with boyfriend

Woman allegedly dumped meth lab in park during argument with boyfriend

June 11th, 2013 4:46 pm by Jeff Bobo

A woman allegedly dumped a nearly complete meth lab in the parking lot at Derrick Park in Church Hill Sunday afternoon during an argument with her boyfriend.

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NYC bomb plot details settle little in NSA debate

NYC bomb plot details settle little in NSA debate

June 11th, 2013 4:30 pm by ADAM GOLDMAN,Associated Press; MATT APUZZO,Associated Press

The Obama administration declassified a handful of details Tuesday that credited its PRISM Internet spying program with intercepting a key email that unraveled a 2009 terrorist plot in New York.

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SoCon officially invites ETSU back into fold

SoCon officially invites ETSU back into fold

June 11th, 2013 2:58 pm by Staff Report

East Tennessee State has received its official welcome to rejoin the Southern Conference, and Dr. Richard Sander will be around another year to help smooth the transition.

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Embattled Johnson City doctor accused of vandalizing jail cell

Embattled Johnson City doctor accused of vandalizing jail cell

June 11th, 2013 2:10 pm by NET News Service

A Johnson City doctor accused of leading police on a high speed chase over the weekend is facing an additional charge after vandalizing his jail cell, according to a court document.

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Bicyclist airlifted after crash near South Holston Lake

Bicyclist airlifted after crash near South Holston Lake

June 11th, 2013 1:56 pm by Rain Smith

A bicyclist has been airlifted to the hospital after crashing on Denton Valley Road, just east of South Holston Lake.

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