Johnson City Press Thursday, August 21, 2014
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Off to the Polls: What's your prediction?

Off to the Polls: What's your prediction?

August 7th, 2014 7:10 am by Staff Report

The heated campaign season is in its final hours. The polls open at 8 a.m. and by 10 tonight most of the results will be known. How do you think it will all turn out?

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7 ways to create better, stronger passwords

7 ways to create better, stronger passwords

August 6th, 2014 2:37 pm by ANICK JESDANUN, AP Technology Writer

With the recent news that a Russian hacker ring has amassed some 1.2 billion username and password combinations, it's a good time to review ways to protect yourself online.

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Puppies, kitten among animals rescued from NE Tennessee home of dead man

Puppies, kitten among animals rescued from NE Tennessee home of dead man

August 6th, 2014 11:40 am by Jeff Bobo, NET News Service

The animals were left with no one to care for them for two weeks.

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TVA eliminates 2,000 jobs as part of $500 million cost-cutting campaign

TVA eliminates 2,000 jobs as part of $500 million cost-cutting campaign

August 6th, 2014 11:33 am by Dave Flessner, Chattanooga Times Free Press

Most of the staff reductions are being made by not filling vacant jobs and through retirements and resignations by the end of next month.

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Land on a comet? Chaser probe reaches target after 10-year chase

Land on a comet? Chaser probe reaches target after 10-year chase

August 6th, 2014 9:27 am by FRANK JORDANS, Associated Press

If all goes according to plan, Rosetta will attempt the unprecedented feat of dropping a lander onto a comet in November.

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Ex-Congressman Bill Jenkins slams effort to oust Tennessee Supreme Court chief justice

Ex-Congressman Bill Jenkins slams effort to oust Tennessee Supreme Court chief justice

August 6th, 2014 8:55 am by Hank Hayes, NET News Service

"I think I have a good idea of what a judge ought to be" - Bill Jenkins.

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Kingsport legislator Shipley touts bill that would allow property to be de-annexed from 'greedy' cities

Kingsport legislator Shipley touts bill that would allow property to be de-annexed from 'greedy' cities

August 6th, 2014 8:48 am by Matthew Lane, NET News Service

Shipley plans to co-sponsor a bill in next year's Tennessee General Assembly that will allow people to remove their property from past annexations.

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Police say Arkansas couple had drug-induced hallucinations that led to death of 10-month-old son

Police say Arkansas couple had drug-induced hallucinations that led to death of 10-month-old son

August 5th, 2014 9:49 pm by Associated Press

Preliminary autopsy reports said the child died of "exposure and abandonment."

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Ramsey's big wallet: Tennessee Supreme Court races see spending spike

Ramsey's big wallet: Tennessee Supreme Court races see spending spike

August 5th, 2014 9:41 pm by ERIK SCHELZIG, Associated Press

The governor appoints justices and voters decide whether to keep them for full eight-year terms. Only one justice has ever lost.

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General killed in Afghan attack was engineer

General killed in Afghan attack was engineer

August 5th, 2014 9:33 pm by ROBERT BURNS, AP National Security Writer

He was on his first deployment to a war zone.

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