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D-B's AF ROTC program 'distinguished' once again

May 23rd, 2015 10:47 pm by Rick Wagner

The D-B Air Force Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps instructors and cadets have earned the Air Force JROTC Distinguished Unit Award or DUA for the 2014-2015 school year, the eighth consecutive year.

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Ireland gives resounding 62.1 percent 'yes' to gay marriage

Ireland gives resounding 62.1 percent 'yes' to gay marriage

May 24th, 2015 1:37 am by Associated Press

"We're the first country in the world to enshrine marriage equality in our constitution and do so by popular mandate," said Leo Varadkar, a Cabinet minister who came out as gay at the start of a government-led effort to amend Ireland's constitution.

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Sports
Warriors scrub Rockets 115-80

Warriors scrub Rockets 115-80

May 24th, 2015 12:09 am by Associated Press

Stephen Curry scored 40 points and the Golden State Warriors made it look easy against Houston, beating the Rockets 115-80 on Saturday night to take a 3-0 lead in the Western Conference finals.

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Gala to be a celebration of locally produced food

Gala to be a celebration of locally produced food

May 23rd, 2015 10:39 pm by HOLLY NELMS

Appalachian Sustainable Development will be hosting the fifth annual Farm to Fork Gala at MeadowView Marriott in Kingsport on June 6 from 6:30 p.m. to 9 p.m.

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Opinion
Cooling and warming - how can both pertain?

Cooling and warming - how can both pertain?

May 23rd, 2015 8:00 pm by Editorial Board

We can handle a temperature rise of a few degrees, indeed, it would increase crops, forest, grasslands, and extend growing seasons and supportable land. But a few degrees drop in temperature could have a major impact on food production

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Local police react to Obama's military equipment ban

Local police react to Obama's military equipment ban

May 23rd, 2015 6:00 pm by Nick Shepherd

"The military equipment used in this region is utilized for officer safety and help the agencies save local tax money purchasing equipment that has already been purchased by tax money,"

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Northeast wins $75,000 Tennessee Promise Program grant

Northeast wins $75,000 Tennessee Promise Program grant

May 23rd, 2015 4:00 pm by Rick Wagner

Northeast State Community College has won a $75,000 grant to help implement the Tennessee Promise Program, one of seven community colleges across the state to do so.

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Automakers to reveal models covered by wider air bag recall

Automakers to reveal models covered by wider air bag recall

May 23rd, 2015 3:26 pm by TOM KRISHER, AP Auto Writer

Eleven automakers are expected next week to reveal which models are being added to a massive recall of air bags made by Takata Corp. Here's what you need to know about the largest automotive recall in U.S. history.

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2 dead, 6 injured in crash involving 4 motorcycles, SUV

2 dead, 6 injured in crash involving 4 motorcycles, SUV

May 23rd, 2015 3:15 pm by Associated Press

Two people were killed and six injured after an SUV drove into oncoming traffic on E. Lamar Alexander Parkway in Maryville, striking four motorcycles.

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NSA winds down once-secret phone-records collection program

NSA winds down once-secret phone-records collection program

May 23rd, 2015 3:00 pm by KEN DILANIAN, AP Intelligence Writer

The NSA has begun winding down its collection and storage of American phone records after the Senate failed to agree on a path forward to change or extend the once-secret program ahead of its expiration at the end of the month.

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Ohio patrolman acquitted in 2 deaths amid 137-shot barrage

Ohio patrolman acquitted in 2 deaths amid 137-shot barrage

May 23rd, 2015 2:50 pm by MARK GILLISPIE, Associated Press

A white Cleveland patrolman who fired down through the windshield of a suspect's car at the end of a 137-shot barrage that left the two unarmed black occupants dead was acquitted Saturday of criminal charges.

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