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Jan. 24, 2013

KUB STORM PREP ADVISORY #1

Preparations are underway for restoring power that may be interrupted by predicted bad weather on Friday. Just as KUB is taking steps now to prepare for the outages that may come, we want to help customers prepare by providing information on what to expect and how to stay safe during extended outages.
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Jan. 24, 2013

SMARTPHONES HELP KEEP EYE ON SKY DURING SEVERE WEATHER

When the skies threaten, people turn to their wireless device for weather updates. An Online Publishers Association report indicates that 47 percent of smartphone owners regularly use it to check the weather.
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Jan. 09, 2013

U.S. CELLULAR OFFERS FREE DEVICE WORKSHOP FOR NEW SMARTPHONE AND TABLET OWNERS

Did you receive a new smartphone or tablet this holiday season? For those who recently made the switch to a smartphone or tablet, or simply upgraded their device this past holiday season, U.S. Cellular will offer free Device Workshops in Knoxville this month.
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Jan. 08, 2013

PILOT FLYING J LAUNCHES TRIAL GAS-DISCOUNT PROGRAM IN TENNESSEE

Pilot Flying J today launched its first gas-discount program for motorists, and the money-saving offer is available to customers visiting the company’s 63 locations in Tennessee.
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Jan. 08, 2013

EAT A BURGER AND HELP SAVE THE LIFE OF AN ANIMAL IN NEED

Considering the overpopulation of unwanted and homeless pets in East Tennessee, there is a great need for community members to support their local animal shelter. During the month of January, helping a homeless animal has never been easier.
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Jan. 07, 2013

KNOXVILLE CONVENTION CENTER NAMES SALES MANAGER AS 2012 LEADER OF THE YEAR

Kristi Sowards, Knoxville Convention Center sales manager, was recently recognized by her peers as the 2012 Leader of the Year. Knoxville Convention Center General Manager Mary Bogert presented the award during the annual employee holiday gathering.
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Jan. 07, 2013

PROJECT HELP SPREADS WARMTH DURING COLD WINTER MONTHS

With the cold winter months ahead and the lagging economy increasing financial hardships, many families will struggle with the cost of heating their homes this year.
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Jan. 04, 2013

RURAL/METRO HOLDS GRADUATION FOR FIRE ACADEMY CLASS OF 2012, CELEBRATES CAREERS OF LONG-TIME FIREFIGHTERS

Rural/Metro Fire Department held a graduation ceremony for their Fire Academy recruit class of 2012 on Thursday, Jan. 3, at the Kerbela Shrine Temple. Knox County Mayor Tim Burchett delivered the keynote address to the graduates as well as friends, family members and fellow firefighters gathered for the event.
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Jan. 03, 2013

GERDAU SHARES WARMTH WITH LONSDALE KIDS

In 2000, Gerdau took over operations of the Knoxville mill that has been part of the Lonsdale community for 110 years under various names and owners. That same year, the mill began the tradition of hosting the Mitten Tree event at Lonsdale Elementary School.
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Jan. 03, 2013

COVENANT HEALTH OFFERS FREE STOP SMOKING APP TO HELP EAST TENNESSEANS START NEW YEAR HEALTHIER BY KICKING THE HABIT

Covenant Health is launching a new free smoking cessation mobile application just in time to help East Tennessee smokers with their New Year’s resolutions to quit.
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