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More police now sporting cameras on their bodies

More police now sporting cameras on their bodies

January 8th, 2014 8:09 am by By Jessica Anderson, The Baltimore Sun (MCT)

Even the most mundane traffic stop can devolve into a dispute, and supporters say a recording can guard all sides from unfounded allegations. But the new technology has also proved difficult to reconcile with concerns about privacy and consent.

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Arctic air eases its grip on much of the US

Arctic air eases its grip on much of the US

January 8th, 2014 8:02 am by RAY HENRY, Associated Press

An arctic blast eased its grip on much of the U.S. on Wednesday, with winds calming and the weather warming slightly a day after temperature records — some more than a century-old — shattered up and down the Eastern Seaboard.

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Man claiming to have gun robs Blountville pharmacy

Man claiming to have gun robs Blountville pharmacy

January 7th, 2014 5:42 pm by Staff Report

BLOUNTVILLE — Police are searching for a man who allegedly claimed he was armed with a gun and threatened to kill employees of a Blountville drug store if the pharmacist would not give him drugs.

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Hubble reveals galaxies from 13.2 billion years ago

Hubble reveals galaxies from 13.2 billion years ago

January 7th, 2014 5:41 pm by Associated Press

WASHINGTON (AP) — “I like to call it cosmic dawn,” Hubble astronomer Jennifer Lotz said at the American Astronomical Society convention in Washington. “It’s when the lights are coming on.”

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Newspaper behind bars boasts compelling storytelling

Newspaper behind bars boasts compelling storytelling

January 7th, 2014 1:45 pm by By Chris Megerian, Los Angeles Times (MCT)

The scene was almost indistinguishable from that in any other newsroom. Editors sat around chatting about the next issue and tinkering with stories. Front pages were tacked up on the walls, and family photos were taped to computer terminals.

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TVA says peak power was second highest for winter

TVA says peak power was second highest for winter

January 7th, 2014 1:44 pm by Associated Press

The Tennessee Valley Authority preliminary figures show demand for power at 9 a.m. EST on Tuesday reached the second highest winter peak in TVA history.

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In cold snap, recipe for roads goes beyond salt

In cold snap, recipe for roads goes beyond salt

January 7th, 2014 1:10 pm by CAROLYN THOMPSON, Associated Press

In Milwaukee, road crews are experimenting with plentiful "cheese brine," while New York and Pennsylvania are among states trying beet juice mixtures.

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Update: Kingsport man says he accidentally left loaded gun in airport carry-on

Update: Kingsport man says he accidentally left loaded gun in airport carry-on

January 7th, 2014 12:59 pm by Rain Smith

BLOUNTVILLE — “The firearm was in a backpack and it was accidentally left there,” Christopher Scott Osborne, 40, told the Times-News. The Transportation Security Administration says the discovery was made Tuesday morning at a TCRA security checkpoint.

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Vehicle flips into Kingsport mobile home

Vehicle flips into Kingsport mobile home

January 7th, 2014 11:52 am by Rain Smith

KINGSPORT — The crash occurred at approximately 11:40 p.m. Kingsport police say a 2002 Chevrolet Blazer was northbound on Moreland Drive when the driver, Amber N. Whitaker, 26, lost control and entered the grass median.

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Update: Man struck by car in Kingsport road rage incident

Update: Man struck by car in Kingsport road rage incident

January 7th, 2014 9:39 am by Rain Smith

KINGSPORT — Near the intersection of Fort Henry Drive and Memorial Boulevard, Benjamin Mitchell, 38, exited his Chevrolet Suburban. He was then struck by the left front of a Honda Civic Del Sol driven by James S. Alley, 46.

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