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Federal government struggles against cyberattacks

Federal government struggles against cyberattacks

November 10th, 2014 9:13 am by MARTHA MENDOZA, AP National Writer

A $10 billion-a-year effort to protect sensitive government data, from military secrets to Social Security numbers, is struggling to keep pace with an increasing number of cyberattacks and is unwittingly being undermined by federal employees and contracto

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WWII veteran to be presented his lost medals

WWII veteran to be presented his lost medals

November 10th, 2014 8:36 am by Jeff Bobo

ROGERSVILLE — Nearly seven decades have passed since 91-year-old George Dean returned home to Tennessee after helping defeat Hitler's. Shortly after his first wife died 40 years ago, all of his military gear and mementos, including his medals, were stolen

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'I Recycle Kingsport' to take drive-thru donations

'I Recycle Kingsport' to take drive-thru donations

November 10th, 2014 8:31 am by Matthew Lane

KINGSPORT — Got old clothes that don't fit any more? Loaded down with unused plastic bags? No one wants to buy your 13-inch black and white television?

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AP photos: World's abandoned places

November 10th, 2014 6:30 am by JERRY SCHWARTZ, Associated Press

Our ghosts are with us, for all to see. All we need do is look carefully. "Time crumbles things," said Aristotle. And there's an awful beauty in that.

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Germany marks 25 years since fall of Berlin Wall

Germany marks 25 years since fall of Berlin Wall

November 10th, 2014 12:17 am by FRANK JORDANS, Associated Press

BERLIN — As Germany celebrated the 25th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall on Sunday, Elke Rosin recalled how lucky her family had been.

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TDOT closes I-26 after detonating old section of bridge on Bobby Hicks Highway in Gray

TDOT closes I-26 after detonating old section of bridge on Bobby Hicks Highway in Gray

November 9th, 2014 8:02 pm by Max Hrenda, NET News Service

The old Bobby Hicks Highway bridge that stretched across Interstate 26 is no more, but the Tennessee Department of Transportation and Summers-Taylor Inc. construction crews made sure it went out with a bang.

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Well-armed women make history with Piney Flats gun club

Well-armed women make history with Piney Flats gun club

November 9th, 2014 7:57 pm by Tony Casey, NET News Service

If ever faced with a dangerous "fight or flight" situation, Kimberly Henderson-Clemens wants members of The Well Armed Woman Piney Flats Shooting Chapter to be able to react properly with a firearm.

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Iraqi officials say Islamic State leader wounded in airstrike

Iraqi officials say Islamic State leader wounded in airstrike

November 9th, 2014 6:10 pm by QASSIM ABDUL-ZAHRA, Associated Press

BAGHDAD — Iraqi officials said Sunday that the head of the Islamic State group, Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, was wounded in an airstrike in western Anbar province.

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Massachusetts town weighs nation's first tobacco ban

Massachusetts town weighs nation's first tobacco ban

November 9th, 2014 5:36 pm by AMY CRAWFORD, Associated Press

The cartons of Marlboros, cans of Skoal and packs of Swisher Sweets are hard to miss stacked near the entrance of Vincent's Country Store, but maybe not for much longer.

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Greeneville lawyer censured by state Supreme Court

Greeneville lawyer censured by state Supreme Court

November 9th, 2014 5:24 pm by Associated Press

GREENEVILLE — A Greeneville lawyer has been censured by Tennessee's Supreme Court.

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