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Telecoms push back on proposed NSA plan

Telecoms push back on proposed NSA plan

March 3rd, 2014 2:15 pm by MARCY GORDON and MARTHA MENDOZA, Associated Press

In closed-door meetings with policymakers phone companies are taking a less accommodating stance with government and rattling the historically tight bond between telecom and the surveillance community.

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Pistorius pleads not guilty at murder trial

Pistorius pleads not guilty at murder trial

March 3rd, 2014 11:14 am by CHRISTOPHER TORCHIA, Associated Press; GERALD IMRAY, Associated Press

The first witness in the Oscar Pistorius murder trial testified Monday to hearing "blood-curdling" screams from a woman before she heard four gunshots on the night the double-amputee Olympian killed his girlfriend.

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Update: Winter weather advisory extended

Update: Winter weather advisory extended

March 3rd, 2014 11:00 am by Stephen Igo

A winter weather advisory across Northeast Tennessee that was originally set to end at 3 p.m. has been extended.

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Putin's push into Ukraine could be his Tiananmen Square

Putin's push into Ukraine could be his Tiananmen Square

March 3rd, 2014 9:18 am by By Markos Kounalakis, The Sacramento Bee (MCT)

When looking to history, the Russian military moves in Ukraine may resemble Hitler's "Anschluss" - the German annexation of Austria leading up to World War II - but the real effect is for this to be Putin's "Tiananmen Square."

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Senate to take up House version of wine bill

Senate to take up House version of wine bill

March 3rd, 2014 8:15 am by Associated Press

The Senate, which passed its version of the bill 23-8 in January, is scheduled Monday evening to take up the House version that overwhelmingly passed 71-15 last month.

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New  sirens for Kingsport on hold for now

New sirens for Kingsport on hold for now

March 2nd, 2014 8:24 pm by Matthew Lane

KINGSPORT - An expansion of Kingsport's early warning siren system has been put on hold temporarily as a result of the new sirens not being compatible with the city's existing radio system.

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UPDATE: Region braces for another icy breath of winter

UPDATE: Region braces for another icy breath of winter

March 2nd, 2014 7:20 pm by Stephen Igo

The National Weather Service in Morristown has issued a winter weather advisory for ice, sleet and snow accumulations. The advisory is in effect from 4 a.m. until 3 p.m. Monday.

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Bryan College takes stand on creation that has professors worried for their jobs

Bryan College takes stand on creation that has professors worried for their jobs

March 2nd, 2014 5:46 pm by Kevin Hardy, Chattanooga Times Free Press

DAYTON, Tenn. - Bryan College was founded on the back of the country's most famous debate over creation and evolution.

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Rogersville Tree Board plans seedling distribution

Rogersville Tree Board plans seedling distribution

March 2nd, 2014 4:28 pm by Jeff Bobo

The Tree Board will give the seedlings away in March rather than the Arbor Day Celebration in May in order that the trees may be planted at the best time to grow and thrive.

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Mount Carmel zoning proposal reverses 2009 'retail only' restrictions on Main Street

Mount Carmel zoning proposal reverses 2009 'retail only' restrictions on Main Street

March 2nd, 2014 4:08 pm by Jeff Bobo

Proposed zoning changes would reverse a 2009 ordinance which made all of Mount Carmel's Main Street frontage property zoned for retail businesses only.

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