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Researchers test device to help deaf children detect sounds

Researchers test device to help deaf children detect sounds

February 14th, 2015 12:29 pm by LAURAN NEERGAARD, AP Medical Writer

Angelica Lopez, 3, can detect sounds for the first time - and start to mimic them - after undergoing brain surgery to implant a device that bypasses missing wiring in her inner ears.

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Obama seeks help from Congress, tech industry to fight cyberattacks

Obama seeks help from Congress, tech industry to fight cyberattacks

February 14th, 2015 9:45 am by By Christi Parsons and Kathleen Hennessey, Tribune Washington Bureau (TNS)

Just before he signed an executive order to promote information-sharing between the private sector and the government, Obama spoke of a "spirit of collaboration" that he maintains would help all sides respond quickly to an attack.

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Embezzlement at addiction clinic, Taser attack and more top crime stories

Embezzlement at addiction clinic, Taser attack and more top crime stories

February 14th, 2015 9:00 am by Staff Report

Take a look back at the most viewed crime stories written by the Times-News staff, for the week of Feb. 6 through Feb. 13.

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Alabama's stand against gay marriage crumbles

Alabama's stand against gay marriage crumbles

February 13th, 2015 10:53 pm by Associated Press

Judges in most counties in the state sided with federal courts rather than their own chief justice, a Republican who once called homosexuality an inherent evil.

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Fire damages Duffield motel

Fire damages Duffield motel

February 13th, 2015 7:00 pm by Marci Gore

Following a late night fire at the Travel Inn in Duffield, one room is a total loss while several other rooms are smoke damaged.

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Traffic stop nets pot, pills, cash

Traffic stop nets pot, pills, cash

February 13th, 2015 3:02 pm by Jeff Bobo

CHURCH HILL - Around 7:30 p.m. Thursday CHPD Officer Dustin Dean reportedly observed a gold colored Honda nearly strike another vehicle while the driver was traveling east on Highway 11-W near the Silver Lake Road intersection.

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House votes to make expired business tax breaks permanent

House votes to make expired business tax breaks permanent

February 13th, 2015 1:29 pm by STEPHEN OHLEMACHER, Associated Press

President Barack Obama objects to the bill because it would add $79 billion to the budget deficit over the next decade.

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KPD drug bust turns up 'multiple' fake IDs

KPD drug bust turns up 'multiple' fake IDs

February 13th, 2015 12:30 pm by Rain Smith

A complaint of possible criminal activity at a Kingsport residence has led to the arrest of an illegal immigrant, according to police, as he possessed drugs, guns and multiple fake IDs.

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UPDATE: VSP investigating Pennington Gap Town Hall fire

UPDATE: VSP investigating Pennington Gap Town Hall fire

February 13th, 2015 10:39 am by Stephen Igo

A fire that destroyed the Pennington Gap Town Hall on Thursday night is now being probed by the Virginia State Police.

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Frustrated Republicans taste limits of majority control

Frustrated Republicans taste limits of majority control

February 13th, 2015 9:46 am by ERICA WERNER, Associated Press

It wasn't supposed to be like this for Republicans. A month into their control of both chambers of Congress, they are confronting the very real possibility of a shutdown of the Homeland Security Department later this month.

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