Kingsport Times News Thursday, April 24, 2014
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Scientists try using 3-D printer to build human heart

Scientists try using 3-D printer to build human heart

April 9th, 2014 10:06 pm by Associated Press

It is an ambitious project to first, make a heart and then get it to work in a patient, and it could be years — perhaps decades — before a 3-D printed heart would ever be put in a person.

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Business & Technology
Powell Valley National Bank now offering investment services

Powell Valley National Bank now offering investment services

April 9th, 2014 9:33 pm by Staff Report

PVNB is a locally owned community bank headquartered in Jonesville with full service offices throughout the region. The bank, established in 1888, offers a wide range of loan, deposit, electronic banking and investment services.

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Business & Technology
Tech review: Samsung Galaxy S5 features useful, less about gimmicks

Tech review: Samsung Galaxy S5 features useful, less about gimmicks

April 9th, 2014 6:24 pm by ANICK JESDANUN, Associated Press

There's a lot to like about Samsung's new Galaxy S5 smartphone —among them, its relative lack of features.

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Business & Technology
Stocks rally on Fed minutes, earnings news

Stocks rally on Fed minutes, earnings news

April 9th, 2014 6:03 pm by Associated Press

The Dow Jones industrial average rose 181.04 points, or 1.1 percent, to 16,437.18. The Standard & Poor's 500 index jumped 20.22 points, or 1.1 percent, to 1,872.18 and the tech-heavy Nasdaq rose the most, up 70.91 points, or 1.7 percent, to 4,183.90.

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Business & Technology Education
New technology unwraps mummies' ancient mysteries

New technology unwraps mummies' ancient mysteries

April 9th, 2014 2:44 pm by JILL LAWLESS, Associated Press

Our fascination with mummies never gets old. Now the British Museum is using the latest technology to unwrap their ancient mysteries.

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'Heartbleed' bug causes major security headache

'Heartbleed' bug causes major security headache

April 9th, 2014 2:43 pm by ANICK JESDANUN, AP Technology Writers; MICHAEL LIEDTKE, AP Technology Writers

A confounding computer bug called "Heartbleed" is causing major security headaches across the Internet as websites scramble to fix the problem and Web surfers wonder whether they should change their passwords

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Panel consolidates lawsuits against Pilot Flying J

Panel consolidates lawsuits against Pilot Flying J

April 9th, 2014 7:05 am by Associated Press

Lawsuits against Pilot Flying J, the truck stop company owned by the family of Cleveland Browns owner Jimmy Haslam and Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam, claim trucking companies were cheated out of promised rebates and discounts.

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Twitter tweaks website to attract new users

Twitter tweaks website to attract new users

April 9th, 2014 6:50 am by BARBARA ORTUTAY, AP Technology Writer

As Twitter looks to broaden its appeal beyond its 241 million users, the company is introducing a redesign of profile pages that includes bigger photos, more user controls and a distinct resemblance to Facebook.

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KEDB approves proposal to buy unnamed property

KEDB approves proposal to buy unnamed property

April 8th, 2014 9:19 pm by Hank Hayes

City officials indicated they did not want the location and building revealed to the public because it might hurt the city's competitive edge to acquire the site. Kingsport's current main business incubator is the Holston Business Developer Center.

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American, US Airways tweak fees, mileage rules

American, US Airways tweak fees, mileage rules

April 8th, 2014 8:30 pm by Associated Press

If you use miles to get a free ticket on American Airlines, you may have to pay to check that suitcase. American and US Airways announced changes Tuesday to their policies on checked-bag fees and redeeming miles for free flights.

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