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UPDATE: Drone crashes at White House; hobbyist says it's  his

UPDATE: Drone crashes at White House; hobbyist says it's his

January 26th, 2015 12:46 pm by NEDRA PICKLER and JOSH LEDERMAN, Associated Press

A two-foot-long drone apparently flown by a hobbyist crashed on the White House grounds Monday in an extraordinary, if unintended, breach that raised fresh questions about the president's security.

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Haslam making 6 more stops this week on Insure Tenn. tour

Haslam making 6 more stops this week on Insure Tenn. tour

January 26th, 2015 10:01 am by Associated Press

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Republican Gov. Bill Haslam is making six more stops around the state to promote his Insure Tennessee plan to extend health coverage to more than 200,000 low-income people.

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'Potentially historic' storm headed for Northeast

'Potentially historic' storm headed for Northeast

January 25th, 2015 5:53 pm by VERENA DOBNIK, Associated Press

NEW YORK — A "potentially historic" storm could dump 2 to 3 feet of snow from northern New Jersey to Connecticut starting Monday, crippling a region that has largely been spared so far this winter.

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Oak Ridge National Laboratory develops new cyber security technology

Oak Ridge National Laboratory develops new cyber security technology

January 25th, 2015 5:38 pm by Associated Press

OAK RIDGE — A new weapon against malware has been developed at the Oak Ridge National Laboratory.

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Lobbyists spent record $725K in Tennessee last year

Lobbyists spent record $725K in Tennessee last year

January 25th, 2015 3:30 pm by Associated Press

Records from the Tennessee Ethics Commission show organizations lobbying the state Legislature spent a record $725,000 on 96 "wining and dining" events for lawmakers last year.

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UPDATE: Two Sevier County Jail escapees back in custody

UPDATE: Two Sevier County Jail escapees back in custody

January 25th, 2015 2:11 pm by Associated Press

KNOXVILLE — Authorities say two inmates who escaped from the Sevier County Jail Annex in Sevierville have been captured.

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Two inmates escape East Tennessee jail

Two inmates escape East Tennessee jail

January 24th, 2015 1:30 pm by Associated Press

Two inmates have escaped from a jail in East Tennessee, and both men are considered dangerous, Sevier County Sheriff Ronnie Seals said.

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Southern Baptist leaders call for integrated churches

Southern Baptist leaders call for integrated churches

January 24th, 2015 1:12 pm by TRAVIS LOLLER, Associated Press

Leaders in nation's largest Protestant denomination are preaching that integrated churches can be a key driver of racial justice in society. But that could be a hard sell to those sitting in Southern Baptist Convention congregations.

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Police: Bristol pair busted with meth materials in Wise

Police: Bristol pair busted with meth materials in Wise

January 23rd, 2015 7:00 pm by Stephen Igo

Two Bristol residents have been charged in Wise County on drug and other charges following a traffic stop by a county deputy for expired license tags.

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Gloves from infamous Ali-Liston rematch going to auction

Gloves from infamous Ali-Liston rematch going to auction

January 23rd, 2015 9:36 am by ULA ILNYTZKY, Associated Press

Both pairs of gloves from the May 25, 1965, bout in Lewiston, Maine — won by Muhammad Ali with a first-round knockout from what some saw as a "phantom punch" — go up for auction Feb. 21 in New York.

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