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Kingsport drug dealer sentenced to prison

Kingsport drug dealer sentenced to prison

March 3rd, 2014 4:07 pm by Staff Report

A Kingsport man who reportedly conspired to deal 14,000 oxycodone pills in Northeast Tennessee will serve 270 months in federal prison.

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Stocks fall as Ukraine tensions rise

Stocks fall as Ukraine tensions rise

March 3rd, 2014 2:19 pm by STEVE ROTHWELL, AP Markets Writer

Global stocks fell sharply Monday on rising tension over Russia's military advance into Ukraine and the threat of sanctions by Western governments.

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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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