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How to teach self-driving cars ethics of the road

How to teach self-driving cars ethics of the road

November 19th, 2014 1:50 pm by Justin Pritchard, Associated Press

Drivers make split-second decisions based on instinct and a limited view of the dangers around them. The cars of the future - those that can drive themselves thanks to an array of sensors and computing power - will have near-perfect perception and react b

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Kelly's Foods: Tearing it down - PHOTOS

November 19th, 2014 12:57 pm by Tony Casey

E. Luke Green Co., with the use of heavy equipment, continued its deconstruction of the Kelly's Foods buildings on the corner of Sevier Street and State of Franklin Road.

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Senate blocks debate on NSA phone records measure

Senate blocks debate on NSA phone records measure

November 19th, 2014 12:14 pm by Ken Dilanian, AP Intelligence Writer

Senate Republicans on Tuesday blocked a bill to end bulk collection of American phone records by the National Security Agency, dealing a blow to President Barack Obama's primary proposal to rein in domestic surveillance.

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Ferguson, Mo. gun sales surge ahead of grand jury decision on shooting

Ferguson, Mo. gun sales surge ahead of grand jury decision on shooting

November 19th, 2014 11:07 am by Alan Scher Zagier, Associated Press

Some suburban St. Louis gun dealers have been doing brisk business, particularly among first-time buyers, as fearful residents await a grand jury's decision on whether to indict the police officer who fatally shot Michael Brown.

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Dreaming of a 'White Christmas'? The Johnson City Community Theatre has your back

Dreaming of a 'White Christmas'? The Johnson City Community Theatre has your back

November 19th, 2014 10:50 am by Contributed

Opening Friday, Dec. 5, at Johnson City Community Theatre, Irving Berlin's cherished story "White Christmas" comes to life in this acclaimed stage adaptation.

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Carter Co. deputies pull driver from woods after chase

Carter Co. deputies pull driver from woods after chase

November 19th, 2014 10:37 am by John Thompson

The pursuit began while Deputy Mark McClain was patrolling near Zion Baptist Church on Saturday.

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State cites 10 areas in Carter County audit

State cites 10 areas in Carter County audit

November 19th, 2014 10:32 am by Staff Report

Recurring deficiency also listed in Circuit Court clerk's office.

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Tennessee farmers weigh in on proposed rules for hemp farming

Tennessee farmers weigh in on proposed rules for hemp farming

November 19th, 2014 10:27 am by Associated Press

With a decades-long ban on hemp production in Tennessee finally lifted, some farmers say they want to grow the crop but aren't used to the government oversight that comes with it.

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Fugitive withstands deputies' chemical attack while hiding out in attic

Fugitive withstands deputies' chemical attack while hiding out in attic

November 19th, 2014 9:56 am by Staff Report

Washington County Sheriff's Office Deputies tried forcing a fugitive out of hiding in his attic before arresting him at gunpoint on Tuesday, Sheriff Ed Graybeal said in a news release.

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No pants driver slams head against jail door

No pants driver slams head against jail door

November 19th, 2014 9:27 am by Max Hrenda

Also the great tip jar caper, not your real money, you'll shoot your eye out and more from the Blotter.

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