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Congress sends reworked surveillance bill to president

Congress sends reworked surveillance bill to president

June 2nd, 2015 4:58 pm by Erica Werner, Associated Press

Congress has sent legislation to the president reviving and remaking a disputed post-9/11 surveillance program two days after letting it temporarily expire.

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Off the Wall News: Teen's red underwear leads to burglary arrest

Off the Wall News: Teen's red underwear leads to burglary arrest

June 2nd, 2015 4:05 pm by Associated Press

Police say 18-year-old Taykim Ross stole $200, electronics and Air Jordan sneakers from an apartment Monday and stopped in the backyard to try on the new kicks. That's when a neighbor snapped a photo of the suspect with red boxers visible above his jeans.

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Kingsport Highway to be closed in Gray next weekend

Kingsport Highway to be closed in Gray next weekend

June 2nd, 2015 3:49 pm by Staff Report

Detours will route traffic onto Tenn. Highway 354, Interstate 26 and Tenn. Highway 75.

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OOPS: Parole Board says early hearing for grape soda child killer was a mistake

OOPS: Parole Board says early hearing for grape soda child killer was a mistake

June 2nd, 2015 3:12 pm by Jeff Bobo, NET News Service

Mary Lavonne Vaughn and her husband Randall Lee Vaughn both pleaded guilty to second degree murder and aggravated child abuse for the 2012 murder of Randall Vaughn's 5-year-old daughter Alexa Linboom.

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SPECIAL VIDEO REPORT: Daniel Boone's Adam Barnard talks Prefontaine Classic mile and what the future holds

SPECIAL VIDEO REPORT: Daniel Boone's Adam Barnard talks Prefontaine Classic mile and what the future holds

June 2nd, 2015 2:07 pm by Tony Casey

Daniel Boone High School's star miler Adam Barnard potentially has a few more cracks at lowering the 4:07.18 personal-best time he logged in the Prefontaine Classic high school invitational mile last weekend.

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Bus driver in crash that killed 2 Knox Co. students, teacher's aide has died

Bus driver in crash that killed 2 Knox Co. students, teacher's aide has died

June 2nd, 2015 2:03 pm by Jamie Satterfield, Knoxville News-Sentinel

Of the 43 passengers on the two buses, 27 others were injured.

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Sepp Blatter says he will resign as FIFA president

Sepp Blatter says he will resign as FIFA president

June 2nd, 2015 1:16 pm by GRAHAM DUNBAR, AP Sports Writer

FIFA President Sepp Blatter will resign from soccer's governing body amid a widening corruption scandal and has promised to call for fresh elections to choose a successor.

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'Grape soda' child killer gets chance at early parole after 6 months in prison

'Grape soda' child killer gets chance at early parole after 6 months in prison

June 2nd, 2015 11:21 am by Jeff Bobo, NET News Service

The DA and the Hawkins County sheriff are firmly opposed.

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Smith named Blue Devils' basketball coach in Unicoi Co.

Smith named Blue Devils' basketball coach in Unicoi Co.

June 2nd, 2015 11:07 am by Douglas Fritz

He replaces John English, who recently became director of schools.

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Privatize Tennessee jails? Hamilton County might do it

Privatize Tennessee jails? Hamilton County might do it

June 2nd, 2015 10:56 am by Louie Brogdon, Chattanooga Times Free Press

Hamilton County Mayor Jim Coppinger says the county is going to seek a consultant to look into privatization of the county's jails.

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