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Dow plunges as oil dips below $50, sinking energy stocks

Dow plunges as oil dips below $50, sinking energy stocks

January 5th, 2015 12:55 pm by Associated Press

The Dow was down 295 points, or 1.7 percent, to 17,539 as of 12:43 a.m. Eastern time.

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Howard Hawk Willis demands new trial, claims new evidence would have helped defense

Howard Hawk Willis demands new trial, claims new evidence would have helped defense

January 5th, 2015 11:17 am by Becky Campbell, NET News Service

A former Johnson City man on death row for the 2002 death and dismemberment of a newlywed teenage Georgia couple said he has new evidence that would have helped in his 2010 double murder trial in Jonesborough, according to documents filed last month.

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Congress' newest class: 58 freshmen in House, 13 in Senate

Congress' newest class: 58 freshmen in House, 13 in Senate

January 5th, 2015 10:45 am by ERICA WERNER, Associated Press

WASHINGTON (AP) — Congress' approval rating hovers around 15 percent, but there's one group of people excited about the institution: the newly elected lawmakers who are about to join its ranks.

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Testing the waters: Prospective mayoral hopefuls now total 7

Testing the waters: Prospective mayoral hopefuls now total 7

January 5th, 2015 9:23 am by J. H. Osborne

Former State Rep. Nathan Vaughn has picked up the paperwork to possibly launch a Kingsport mayoral bid. The list of would-be candidates also already includes three current aldermen, a longtime former city employee, and a prior hopeful from two years ago.

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Bluff City child mauled by dog

Bluff City child mauled by dog

January 5th, 2015 8:50 am by Rain Smith

Police say that a 4-year-old Bluff City boy has suffered "severe injuries" to his face after being attacked by a dog on Sunday afternoon.

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Obama tests his sway against a GOP-run Congress

Obama tests his sway against a GOP-run Congress

January 5th, 2015 8:16 am by JOSH LEDERMAN, Associated Press

President Barack Obama this week will test whether he still has the sway to keep Washington focused on his own priorities, even as a new Republican-run Congress descends on the Capitol eager to take him on.

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NETWORKS near hits, ones that got away may be harbingers for future

NETWORKS near hits, ones that got away may be harbingers for future

January 5th, 2015 8:11 am by Rick Wagner

Sullivan County's economic development efforts marked 2014 with a new leader and announcements of new businesses and more jobs.

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Kingsport leading the way in downtown redevelopment

Kingsport leading the way in downtown redevelopment

January 5th, 2015 8:04 am by Staff Report

Continued public investment, active private sector champions and a purpose-built promotional association have come together to garner statewide recognition for Downtown Kingsport.

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Virginia development plan doesn't go far enough

Virginia development plan doesn't go far enough

January 4th, 2015 10:00 pm by Letters to the Editor

On Election Day, a group of Southwest Virginia citizens concerned about the region's economy met with a delegation of representatives from Gov. McAuliffe's office at UVA-Wise.

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Stimulus money should have gone to taxpayers

Stimulus money should have gone to taxpayers

January 4th, 2015 8:00 pm by Editorial Board

How much would you have gotten if every penny spent on stimulus then and since was sent back to the taxpayers? How about $13,500 to every American over age 18. Now that would have been a stimulus.

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