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Discrimination potential seen in use of 'big data'

Discrimination potential seen in use of 'big data'

April 26th, 2014 3:07 pm by EILEEN SULLIVAN, Associated Press

A White House review of how the government and private sector use large sets of data has found that such information could be used to discriminate against Americans on issues such as housing and employment.

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NATO troops killed in Afghan helicopter crash

NATO troops killed in Afghan helicopter crash

April 26th, 2014 1:40 pm by KAY JOHNSON and RAHIM FAIEZ, Associated Press

A British helicopter crashed in southern Afghanistan on Saturday, killing five NATO troops in the single deadliest day this year for foreign forces as they prepare to withdraw from the country, officials said.

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Relighting the lighthouse: Wise County school officials eye bold moves on instruction, curriculum

Relighting the lighthouse: Wise County school officials eye bold moves on instruction, curriculum

April 26th, 2014 12:00 pm by Stephen Igo

There's a whole lot more going on for Wise County's school division than two new high schools and a heavily upgraded third, as there are plans to beef up instruction and the curriculum in a big way.

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Bath salts hysterics, body orifice weapon and more this week in crime

Bath salts hysterics, body orifice weapon and more this week in crime

April 26th, 2014 10:20 am by Staff Report

The most viewed crime stories written by the Times-News staff, for the week of April 18 through April 25.

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Coal waste piles across SW Virginia feeding Wise power plant

Coal waste piles across SW Virginia feeding Wise power plant

April 25th, 2014 11:15 pm by Staff Report

Gob piles were created as the castoff material of the mining process of yesteryear, and consist mostly of rock and lower BTU coal. The discarded material is a source of metals and other contaminants that leach into local waterways.

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Unicoi resident gets 20 months in ag fraud case

Unicoi resident gets 20 months in ag fraud case

April 25th, 2014 11:00 pm by Matthew Lane

A Unicoi woman involved in a scheme to defraud the U.S. Department of Agriculture of $178,000 through false crop insurance claims has been sentenced to 20 months in federal prison.

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Suspect in beating of grandmother named in Hawkins indictment

Suspect in beating of grandmother named in Hawkins indictment

April 25th, 2014 9:45 pm by Jeff Bobo

Scottie Duane Salyer, 23, 2204 Bloomingdale Road, Kingsport, is scheduled for arraignment in Hawkins County Criminal Court on Wednesday. He remains in the Hawkins County Jail on $50,000 bond, where he has been held since his arrest on Dec. 27.

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Nevada rancher had limited sympathy in the West

Nevada rancher had limited sympathy in the West

April 25th, 2014 7:45 pm by KEN RITTER, Associated Press; NICHOLAS RICCARDI, Associated Press

Conservative politicians and commentators who once embraced Bundy for standing up to Washington are stampeding away from him — and branding him an out-and-out racist — after he wondered aloud whether blacks had it better as slaves picking cotton.

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Woman to plead guilty in underage prostitution case

Woman to plead guilty in underage prostitution case

April 25th, 2014 6:45 pm by Matthew Lane

Tracy Lynn Marziani, of Bristol, Va., is scheduled to be sentenced in July. She faces a maximum sentence of five years in prison and a $250,000 fine.

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Numerous drug indictments for couple nabbed during cattle theft raid

Numerous drug indictments for couple nabbed during cattle theft raid

April 25th, 2014 5:45 pm by Jeff Bobo

A Hawkins County couple who were nabbed during a stolen cattle investigation in December were indicted Monday on a long list of charges including drug trafficking.

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