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WATERTOWN — A city business will be riding in the forefront of the anticipated growth of the passenger rail system industry in the coming years because of its technological advancement regarding brakes. Watertown-based New York Air Brake along with its sister company, Westminster, Md.-based Knorr Brake Company, have developed the EE-26™ brake system, engineered for …

WATERTOWN — In the early days of the COVID-19 pandemic, hospitals and health care centers were learning about the virus in real time. While there was confusion and fear, there was also the underlying notion that society needed to move forward and work together to make it through the largest public health crisis in 100 …

General Motors and its self-driving car subsidiary Cruise will partner with Microsoft to accelerate the commercialization of self-driving vehicles, the companies said Tuesday. Additionally, GM will use Microsoft as its preferred public cloud provider, working with it to improve the automaker’s advances in digital technology and robotics. Microsoft joins GM, Honda and institutional investors in …

Sukriti Chadha, a product manager for Spotify specializing in adaptive technology, is passionate about encouraging students to pursue careers in technology. When she left Manhattan to stay with a friend in Chattanooga during the pandemic, she took an opportunity to work with Red Bank High School students to design projects that would help a peer …

Kenston O’Neal says he always has been a tech-oriented person. “Even growing up as a kid when I got my first computer, I took it apart to see if I could put it back together,” he says. “My mom said ‘You better put it back together and it better work,’ and I did and it …

Posted: Nov 25, 2020 / 12:19 AM EST / Updated: Nov 25, 2020 / 12:24 AM EST HAWKINS COUNTY, Tenn. (WJHL) – TBI is assisting in the invesitgation of an officer-involved shooting that happened Tuesday evening in Hawkins County. According to officials, the incident happened just before 8:30 p.m. when a deputy with the Hawkins …

OHIO — There’s still time to vote early if you haven’t gotten the chance. But from the numbers, it looks like many already have.  Secretary of State Frank LaRose said Sunday that Ohioans are turning out in record numbers. Three million residents have casted their ballots, which is more than half the total number of …

This story was updated with additional information on Sunday, Oct. 25, 2020 at 8:54 p.m. NASHVILLE — Tennesseans and Georgians continued casting record numbers of early votes in the Nov. 3 presidential election last week. In Hamilton County, in-person early voting and mail-in absentee figures through Saturday threatened to eclipse 2016’s totals with four more days of …

Residents in LaFayette, Georgia, and surrounding areas of Walker County have concerns over a proposed health care campus that could be built in their neck of the woods. Michael Allen Hicks is worried about possible flooding and how traffic will be controlled on the narrow and winding Burnt Mill Road that borders his property. Randy …

OGDENSBURG — When phones ring at Queenaire Technologies off Route 37, callers ask one thing of the ozone-generator production company: Does this kill coronavirus? Currently, the short answer must be “no,” but it doesn’t tell the whole story. “You can believe something, but if you haven’t proven it, you shouldn’t be saying it,” Queenaire owner …