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Woman tells 911 Bironas tried to run them off road

Woman tells 911 Bironas tried to run them off road

September 23rd, 2014 8:34 am by Associated Press

A woman told a 911 dispatcher former Titans kicker Rob Bironas was driving erratically just before his SUV crashed.

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Media wants cameras for theater shooting trial

Media wants cameras for theater shooting trial

September 22nd, 2014 6:00 pm by DAN ELLIOTT, Associated Press

Prosecutors and defense lawyers in the Colorado theater shootings case urged the judge on Monday to bar cameras from the courtroom during the trial, saying witnesses could be harassed and threatened because of the coverage.

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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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Apple: 10 million iPhone 6 and 6 Plus sold

Apple: 10 million iPhone 6 and 6 Plus sold

September 22nd, 2014 8:09 am by Staff Report

Apple says it sold more than 10 million iPhone 6 and 6 Plus models, a record for a new model, in the three days after the phones went on sale.

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Man seen with UVa student faces driving charge

Man seen with UVa student faces driving charge

September 21st, 2014 5:55 pm by Associated Press

A man seen with a University of Virginia student before she disappeared was being sought Sunday on arrest warrants charging him with reckless driving, police announced at a news conference.

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Relatives: Veteran arrested at White House needs help

Relatives: Veteran arrested at White House needs help

September 21st, 2014 5:46 pm by BETSY BLANEY, Associated Press

Omar Gonzalez, 42, was arrested Friday and is expected in federal court Monday to face charges of unlawfully entering a restricted building or grounds while carrying a deadly or dangerous weapon — a small folding knife in this case.

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Plenty of nuts, berries in Smokies boost for bears

Plenty of nuts, berries in Smokies boost for bears

September 21st, 2014 2:56 pm by Associated Press

Wildlife experts expect fewer nuisance bears in East Tennessee this fall because a good crop of nuts and berries in the Smokies should prevent them from ranging in search of food.

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Police warn travelers in Northeast Tennessee about card scam

Police warn travelers in Northeast Tennessee about card scam

September 20th, 2014 6:38 pm by Associated Press

WHITE PINE, Tenn. — Police in Northeast Tennessee are warning travelers about a card game scam.

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Officials: Doctor shopping down in Tennessee

Officials: Doctor shopping down in Tennessee

September 20th, 2014 1:17 pm by Associated Press

Tennessee officials say doctor shopping has decreased in the three years since the passage of a law requiring drug history checks before filling painkiller prescriptions, but the state hasn't lost its No. 1 ranking, according to the CDC.

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