Kingsport Times News Tuesday, March 3, 2015
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Samsung ditches plastic design, adds mobile pay in new phone

Samsung ditches plastic design, adds mobile pay in new phone

March 1st, 2015 4:45 pm by ANICK JESDANUN, AP Technology Writer

Following HTC's announcement of a new HTC One smartphone that sports a better camera, Samsung unveiled a stylish new flagship phone that ditches its signature plastic design for more stylish metal and glass.

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Disney ride reopens after nearby fire; no damage reported

Disney ride reopens after nearby fire; no damage reported

March 1st, 2015 2:56 pm by Associated Press

Disneyland's "It's a Small World" attraction has reopened after a small fire nearby was quickly put out.

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Malaysia jet mystery leads to new plane tracking test

Malaysia jet mystery leads to new plane tracking test

March 1st, 2015 1:10 pm by KRISTEN GELINEAU, Associated Press

Australia, Indonesia and Malaysia will lead a trial of an enhanced method of tracking aircraft over remote oceans to allow planes to be more easily found should they vanish like Malaysia Airlines Flight 370.

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Spacewalking astronauts finish extensive, tricky cable job

Spacewalking astronauts finish extensive, tricky cable job

March 1st, 2015 1:01 pm by MARCIA DUNN, AP Aerospace Writer

Spacewalking astronauts successfully completed a three-day cable job outside the International Space Station on Sunday in a 260-mile-high action that unfolded 50 years to the month of the world's first spacewalk.

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

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

February 28th, 2015 7:23 pm by Associated Press

FAIRBANKS, Alaska - 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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Obama, Netanyahu on collision course six years in the making

Obama, Netanyahu on collision course six years in the making

February 28th, 2015 7:13 pm by Associated Press

WASHINGTON - For six years, President Barack Obama and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu have been on a collision course over how to halt Iran's nuclear ambitions.

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Road warriors: Kingsport's street crews have gone nonstop for two weeks

Road warriors: Kingsport's street crews have gone nonstop for two weeks

February 28th, 2015 6:58 pm by Matthew Lane

KINGSPORT - For the guys in Kingsport's Streets and Sanitation Department, the past two weeks have been hectic to say the least.

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TWRA examining fishy outlook for Boone Lake drawdown

TWRA examining fishy outlook for Boone Lake drawdown

February 28th, 2015 1:41 pm by Max Hrenda, NET News Service

The TWRA is investigating the possible effects the extended repair on Boone Dam could have on local fish populations, with a particular focus on changes in water temperatures and the lake's surface acreage.

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Egyptian court declares Hamas a 'terrorist organization'

Egyptian court declares Hamas a 'terrorist organization'

February 28th, 2015 10:28 am by BRIAN ROHAN and MAAMOUN YOUSSEF, Associated Press

The ruling by Judge Mohamed el-Sayed of the Court For Urgent Matters described Hamas as targeting both civilians and security forces inside Egypt's restive Sinai Peninsula and aiming to harm the country.

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Team Rubicon headed to Wise to assist with recovery efforts

Team Rubicon headed to Wise to assist with recovery efforts

February 27th, 2015 11:17 pm by Stephen Igo

A veterans' volunteer organization is sending some of its troops from a 450-mile radius to offer assistance to snow beleaguered Southwest Virginia.

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