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911 glitch fixed, error report pending

911 glitch fixed, error report pending

May 20th, 2014 3:02 pm by Staff Report

An error in cellphone carriers' capabilities to connect 911 calls to dispatchers in Northeast Tennessee has been corrected, officials said, but the reason for that error is still unknown.

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Second Harvest kicks off mobile summer food program for children

Second Harvest kicks off mobile summer food program for children

May 20th, 2014 2:46 pm by Nick Shepherd, NET News Service

When school lets out for summer, most kids are excited, but for some, summer means worrying about food and where that next meal is going to come from.

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Pennsylvania gay marriage ban overturned by judge

Pennsylvania gay marriage ban overturned by judge

May 20th, 2014 2:41 pm by MARYCLAIRE DALE, Associated Press

U.S. District Judge John E. Jones III called the plaintiffs - a widow, 11 couples and one of the couples' two teenage daughters - courageous.

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Off the Wall News: Bees created unwanted buzz at Kentucky store

Off the Wall News: Bees created unwanted buzz at Kentucky store

May 20th, 2014 2:22 pm by Associated Press

After setting things abuzz by trapping customers in a store, a hive of honeybees has been safely removed from downtown Danville in central Kentucky.

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Bridgegate: Ex-Christie aide 'dumbfounded' by traffic plot

Bridgegate: Ex-Christie aide 'dumbfounded' by traffic plot

May 20th, 2014 2:08 pm by ANGELA DELLI SANTI, Associated Press

A committee is trying to determine who ordered traffic lanes blocked in September at the George Washington Bridge and why.

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Dig planned for Big Brothers Big Sisters of East Tennessee at Gray Fossil Site

Dig planned for Big Brothers Big Sisters of East Tennessee at Gray Fossil Site

May 20th, 2014 2:01 pm by Contributed - ETSU

Big Brothers Big Sisters of East Tennessee will be digging for fossils with East Tennessee State University paleontologist Dr. Steven Wallace on Saturday, June 7.

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GCSD: 2 arrested on theft-, drug-related charges

GCSD: 2 arrested on theft-, drug-related charges

May 20th, 2014 1:56 pm by Staff Report

The Greene County Sheriff's Department said an investigation into suspected drug-related activity resulted in the arrests of two Greeneville residents.

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3 arrested amid drug investigation

3 arrested amid drug investigation

May 20th, 2014 1:46 pm by Staff Report

Three people were arrested and $5,000 in cash was seized after arrests were made as part of a larger drug investigation, Greene County Sheriff Steve Burns said in a news release.

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Ex-players: NFL illegally used drugs

Ex-players: NFL illegally used drugs

May 20th, 2014 1:13 pm by BEN NUCKOLS, Associated Press

A group of retired NFL players says in a lawsuit filed Tuesday that the league, thirsty for profits, illegally supplied them with risky narcotics and other painkillers that numbed their injuries for games and led to medical complications down the road.

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Rascal Flatts lip-syncs apology over lip-synching at ACMA

Rascal Flatts lip-syncs apology over lip-synching at ACMA

May 20th, 2014 12:42 pm by KRISTIN M. HALL, Associated Press

Lead singer Gary LeVox said the band had played two shows and done several hours of interviews in the days leading up to the April 6 show in Las Vegas and his voice was affected by the dry desert air.

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