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NSA's Internet monitoring said to be legal

NSA's Internet monitoring said to be legal

July 2nd, 2014 8:43 am by KEN DILANIAN, AP Intelligence Writer

A new report found that the NSA's collection of Internet data within the United States passes constitutional muster and employs "reasonable" safeguards designed to protect the rights of Americans.

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Tropical storm threatens East Coast July 4th plans

Tropical storm threatens East Coast July 4th plans

July 2nd, 2014 7:26 am by RUSS BYNUM, Associated Press

A hurricane watch was issued for part of North Carolina's coast early Wednesday as Tropical Storm Arthur moved northward. The U.S. National Hurricane Center said Arthur was expected to strengthen and become a hurricane by Thursday.

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Measles outbreak complicates two big Amish events

Measles outbreak complicates two big Amish events

July 1st, 2014 10:06 pm by Associated Press

Visitors from around the world to two upcoming events in Ohio's Amish country could come away with more than they bargained for, health officials fear.

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Obama blames GOP for looming highway crisis

Obama blames GOP for looming highway crisis

July 1st, 2014 10:00 pm by JIM KUHNHENN, Associated Press

President Barack Obama says 700,000 jobs could be at risk next year if Congress doesn't quickly agree on how to pay for highway and transit programs.

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In dry California, water fetching record prices

In dry California, water fetching record prices

July 1st, 2014 9:40 pm by Associated Press

As a third parched summer forces farmers to fallow fields and lay off workers, two water districts and a pair of landowners in the heart of the state's farmland are making millions of dollars by auctioning off their private caches.

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Regional Fourth of July schedule changes

Regional Fourth of July schedule changes

July 1st, 2014 9:00 pm by Staff Report

Alterations to many services and office schedules begin before and extends past Friday's holiday.

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The South prescribes more painkillers, CDC says

The South prescribes more painkillers, CDC says

July 1st, 2014 8:46 pm by Associated Press

Powerful painkillers have been driving the nation's rising rate of overdose deaths, and now the government is singling out the states where doctors write the most prescriptions.

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Militant leader urges Muslims to build Islamic state

Militant leader urges Muslims to build Islamic state

July 1st, 2014 7:55 pm by Associated Press

In a recording posted online Tuesday, Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi declared he wants to turn the enclave his fighters have carved out in the heart of the Middle East into a magnet for militants.

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Red Cross offers tips for keeping cool in summer swelter

Red Cross offers tips for keeping cool in summer swelter

July 1st, 2014 7:00 pm by J. H. Osborne

Temperatures are predicted to be in the 90s on Wednesday across the region, before dipping into the 80s for the Independence Day holiday, then back into the 90s for several more days.

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CORRECTION UPDATE: Hawkins men accused of luring 13-year-olds to sex party sentenced to probation

CORRECTION UPDATE: Hawkins men accused of luring 13-year-olds to sex party sentenced to probation

July 1st, 2014 3:34 pm by Jeff Bobo

One of the males, Corey Aulburn Cinnamon, 19, 1900 Route 66-S, Bulls Gap, will also be added to the convicted sex offender registry.

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