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Spyware discovered on manufacturers' drives points to governmental connection

Spyware discovered on manufacturers' drives points to governmental connection

February 18th, 2015 11:19 am by Brandon Bailey, AP Technology Writer

Did the National Security Agency plant spyware deep in the hard drives of thousands of computers used by foreign governments, banks and other targets under surveillance abroad?

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Animals' fur isn't helpful when temperatures drop so low

Animals' fur isn't helpful when temperatures drop so low

February 18th, 2015 10:53 am by Becky Campbell

The belief that an animal should be just fine in cold weather because it has a fur coat is nothing more than hogwash, and when the temperature drops into the teens and below - as predicted for the next few days - a dog or cat's fur coat just doesn't help

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Career, job fairs coming to Carter County in April

Career, job fairs coming to Carter County in April

February 18th, 2015 9:20 am by John Thompson

Yes, there are good jobs available in the region. Sometimes it just takes a little networking.

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Eastern Eight receives $423K grant to build 8 homes in Carter County

Eastern Eight receives $423K grant to build 8 homes in Carter County

February 18th, 2015 8:49 am by Sue Guinn Legg

The Tennessee Housing Development Agency has awarded the local Eastern Eight Community Development Corp. a $423,000 Home Program grant for construction of eight single-family homes for veterans and low-income home buyers in rural Carter County.

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After more than 30 years, Dave Jenny to retire from Johnson City's chief building post

After more than 30 years, Dave Jenny to retire from Johnson City's chief building post

February 17th, 2015 9:42 pm by Gary B. Gray

Dave Jenny, Johnson City's chief building official, has announced his retirement after three years in that position and 30 years as a city employee.

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Tweetsie Trail scouts out historical designation

Tweetsie Trail scouts out historical designation

February 17th, 2015 9:39 pm by Tony Casey

If you've been out on the Tweetsie Trail on a sunny weekend afternoon and haven't been able to find a parking spot within a stone's throw of the Alabama Street trailhead, it might hard to imagine more people using the recreational trail.

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'Arctic surge' to hit region soon, says National Weather Service

'Arctic surge' to hit region soon, says National Weather Service

February 17th, 2015 9:35 pm by Jessica Fuller and Brad Hicks, Press Staff Writers

Even with Monday's dangerous travel conditions, outages and freezing temperatures, Johnson City residents worked - or played - to make the best of a chilly situation.

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Snow days mean more work for some in area

Snow days mean more work for some in area

February 17th, 2015 9:33 pm by Nathan Baker

Many teachers and school support staff, office workers and health professionals in Northeast Tennessee had a day off Tuesday, but for some, snow days mean anything but a day off. They can mean big business.

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Vols threaten, but Kentucky remains unbeaten

Vols threaten, but Kentucky remains unbeaten

February 17th, 2015 9:30 pm by AP

Devin Booker had 18 points and seven rebounds as No. 1 Kentucky picked up its defense in the second half and extended the best start in school history Tuesday night with a 66-48 victory over Tennessee.

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Carter County combats cold snap

Carter County combats cold snap

February 17th, 2015 9:28 pm by John Thompson

Carter Countians were busy Tuesday clearing away the ice and snow from Monday's storm and bracing for a subzero chill still to come.

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