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Blind dog rescued after being lost for 2 weeks in the cold

Blind dog rescued after being lost for 2 weeks in the cold

February 28th, 2015 9:26 pm by Associated Press

A blind dog who wandered away from her Ester, Alaska, home during a cold snap has been reunited with her owner.

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Unicoi County Board of Education accepting applications for Director of Schools

Unicoi County Board of Education accepting applications for Director of Schools

February 28th, 2015 8:46 pm by Brad Hicks

The Unicoi County Board of Education is now accepting applications for the position of Director of Schools.

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Elizabethton seeks comments on International Building Code adoption

Elizabethton seeks comments on International Building Code adoption

February 28th, 2015 8:42 pm by Staff Report

The city of Elizabethton is seeking public comment on adoption of the 2012 International Building Code, the 2012 International Residence Code, the 2012 Existing Building Code, the 2012 Plumbing Code, the 2011 National Electric Code, the 2012 Mechanical Co

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Obama signs 1-week bill to keep Homeland Security funded

Obama signs 1-week bill to keep Homeland Security funded

February 28th, 2015 4:01 pm by JOSH LEDERMAN, Associated Press

President Barack Obama has signed a one-week funding bill for the Homeland Security Department, keeping the agency open after a showdown that went right up to the brink.

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Marathon bombing trial stays in Boston, federal panel says

Marathon bombing trial stays in Boston, federal panel says

February 28th, 2015 3:56 pm by DENISE LAVOIE, AP Legal Affairs Writer

Publicity hasn't jeopardized Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev's right to an impartial jury, a federal appeals panel says, and opening statements can proceed next week as scheduled in the city where the deadly explosions occurred almost tw

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AP PHOTOS: Antarctica's spectacular glaciers melting faster

AP PHOTOS: Antarctica's spectacular glaciers melting faster

February 28th, 2015 3:52 pm by LUIS ANDRES HENAO, Associated Press and SETH BORENSTEIN, Associated Press

From the ground of this extreme northern part of Antarctica, a spectacular white and blinding ice seemingly extends forever. What can't be seen is the battle raging below to reshape Earth.

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TWRA examines fishy outlook for Boone Lake drawdown

TWRA examines fishy outlook for Boone Lake drawdown

February 27th, 2015 9:45 pm by Max Hrenda

While local concern grows over the potential ill effects the Tennessee Valley Authority's extended repair on Boone Dam may have on local recreation, residences and businesses, a state agency has begun looking into its potential environmental and biologica

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Costs of cold leave Johnson City Public Works with frozen assets

Costs of cold leave Johnson City Public Works with frozen assets

February 27th, 2015 9:33 pm by Max Hrenda

While city residents might be hopeful the persistent snow, ice, frost and other wintry hazards that have befallen the region may be at an end, so, too, might certain city officials.

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Group hopes to unite community for change in honor of Black History Month

Group hopes to unite community for change in honor of Black History Month

February 27th, 2015 9:26 pm by Jessica Fuller

Saturday marks the last day of February and Black History Month, but that doesn't mean cultural diversity or civil rights is shifting out of focus.

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Volkswagen suspends worker who wrote letter to lawmakers

Volkswagen suspends worker who wrote letter to lawmakers

February 27th, 2015 9:25 pm by Mike Pare, Chattanooga Times Free Press

A Chattanooga Volkswagen worker says he was suspended last week after complaining to state legislators that factory officials are trying to circumvent last year's vote that turned back an effort to organize employees.

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