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A Closer Look: Ways to hide, secure data on phones

A Closer Look: Ways to hide, secure data on phones

September 22nd, 2014 5:00 pm by ANICK JESDANUN, AP Technology Writer

Apple, Google and other tech companies have been trying to depict themselves as trustworthy stewards of personal information following revelations that the National Security Agency has been snooping on emails and other communications

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Jailed, some mentally ill inmates land in lockdown

Jailed, some mentally ill inmates land in lockdown

September 22nd, 2014 3:58 pm by ADAM GELLER, AP National Writer

In jails around the country, inmates with serious mental illnesses are kept isolated in small cells — some no wider than a man's arm span — for 23 hours a day or more, often with little or no treatment or human interaction.

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Teen hit-and-run suspect returns to scene after dropping off date

Teen hit-and-run suspect returns to scene after dropping off date

September 22nd, 2014 3:47 pm by Jeff Bobo

A Church Hill teen was arrested early Sunday morning on several charges including DUI after he allegedly crashed his pickup into a garage, and then nearly struck the homeowner while fleeing the crash scene.

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Johnson City man allegedly attacks girlfriend, mother

Johnson City man allegedly attacks girlfriend, mother

September 22nd, 2014 3:00 pm by NET News Service

A Johnson City man was charged with aggravated domestic assault after police said he bit the tip off his girlfriend's nose and broke a bone in his mother's wrist.

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D-B hopes to add weight to honors, AP class grades

D-B hopes to add weight to honors, AP class grades

September 22nd, 2014 2:21 pm by Rick Wagner

City school officials are considering a change to the weighted grading scale at Dobyns-Bennett High School, giving even higher grade point credit for honors, Advanced Placement and possibly dual enrollment courses.

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Wanted Hawkins County man found with pills, sawed-off shotgun

Wanted Hawkins County man found with pills, sawed-off shotgun

September 22nd, 2014 2:02 pm by Jeff Bobo

CHURCH HILL — A Hawkins County man is facing several charges after deputies attempting to serve a Sullivan County arrest warrant allegedly found a sawed-off shotgun holstered on the motorcycle he was riding.

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Update: DUI suspect dies in Kingsport jail

Update: DUI suspect dies in Kingsport jail

September 22nd, 2014 12:56 pm by Rain Smith

A Bristol, Va., man has been identified as the inmate who passed away over the weekend in the Kingsport city jail, with court records stating he had been arrested on a charge of DUI.

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Online vote can help Second Harvest Food Bank feed the hungry

Online vote can help Second Harvest Food Bank feed the hungry

September 22nd, 2014 9:02 am by Nick Shepherd

Second Harvest Food Bank of Northeast Tennessee could receive $60,000 to help feed the hungry, but they need your help and your vote.

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With Eastman leading the way, exports from the Kingsport-Bristol metro area are on the way up

With Eastman leading the way, exports from the Kingsport-Bristol metro area are on the way up

September 22nd, 2014 8:52 am by Hank Hayes

Exports from the Kingsport-Bristol metro area took a big revenue leap from 2012 to 2013, according to the U.S. Department of Commerce's International Trade Administration.

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KCS to buy or lease 600 laptops for sixth-graders

KCS to buy or lease 600 laptops for sixth-graders

September 22nd, 2014 8:47 am by Rick Wagner

Kingsport City Schools officials are looking to spend $545,000 on laptop computer purchases this 2014-15 school year, including $300,000 in recurring funds set to be available for more laptops in late

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