Kingsport Times News Friday, February 27, 2015
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Sony Pictures CEO had 'no playbook' for mega-hack on studio

Sony Pictures CEO had 'no playbook' for mega-hack on studio

January 9th, 2015 9:40 am by TAMI ABDOLLAH, Associated Press

In the early hours of the hack, workers scrambled to find ways to communicate with the studio's 7,000 employees and keep the business running. Some dug through basement boxes for old BlackBerrys so they could email securely

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Cable series on Sullivan County Sheriff's Office  back for second season

Cable series on Sullivan County Sheriff's Office back for second season

January 9th, 2015 12:17 am by J. H. Osborne

Sheriff Wayne Anderson said producers of "Southern Justice" are expected to visit next month, with filming slated possibly to begin in March.

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Downey, 'Big Bang' win big at People's Choice Awards

Downey, 'Big Bang' win big at People's Choice Awards

January 8th, 2015 11:57 am by DERRIK J. LANG, AP Entertainment Writer

The gush-filled ceremony kicked off at the Nokia Theatre with "Mom" stars Anna Faris and Allison Janney quipping about their selection as the show's hosts.

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'Zelda,' 'Batman' among anticipated games due in 2015

'Zelda,' 'Batman' among anticipated games due in 2015

January 8th, 2015 10:32 am by Associated Press

The gaming line-up for 2015 also includes a pair of original Victorian-inspired tales.

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Review: 'American Sniper' is quintessential Eastwood

Review: 'American Sniper' is quintessential Eastwood

January 7th, 2015 4:20 pm by JAKE COYLE, AP Film Writer

"American Sniper," based on Navy SEAL marksman Chris Kyle's best-selling memoir, is both a tribute to the warrior and a lament for war.

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Netflix says it wants to stream 'The Interview'

Netflix says it wants to stream 'The Interview'

January 7th, 2015 1:47 pm by Staff Report

The movie starring Seth Rogen and James Franco is available on some other video services and in some independent theaters, after its wide release was canceled due to the Sony hacking scandal.

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Tablet apps let cats catch critters in cyberspace

Tablet apps let cats catch critters in cyberspace

January 7th, 2015 9:21 am by SUE MANNING, Associated Press

If you've had enough time to play with the tablet you got for the holidays, try turning the device over to your tech-savvy cat. Every cat app, no matter the maker, has something for felines to electronically track, stalk or hunt, such as mice, bugs or las

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The Crooked Road Youth Music Series rolls into 2015

The Crooked Road Youth Music Series rolls into 2015

January 6th, 2015 2:15 pm by Staff Report

Presented by the Crooked Road: Virginia's Heritage Music Trail, the youth music series features young performers and admission to the concert is free.

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At CES gadget show: Dish gives cord-cutters live sports

At CES gadget show: Dish gives cord-cutters live sports

January 6th, 2015 9:48 am by ANICK JESDANUN, AP Technology Writer

Dish will offer a package of channels, including ESPN and CNN, starting at $20 a month. The availability of ESPN as part of the Internet package addresses a major reason people were loath to "cut the cord"

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"Social Event of the Year" set for Feb. 6

"Social Event of the Year" set for Feb. 6

January 5th, 2015 6:00 pm by Staff reports

"The Kingsport Chamber Annual Dinner continues to set itself apart each year as the can't miss event," said Andy Wampler, "I know we will have another record crowd as we celebrate a great year of continued growth and progress in our community."

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