Kingsport Times News Thursday, January 29, 2015
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'Taxing times' Local agency offering free tax preparation

'Taxing times' Local agency offering free tax preparation

January 27th, 2015 7:00 pm by Marci Gore

"This is for basic taxes. We don't do farm income, business income with losses, depreciations or things like that. But anything else that's considered basic taxes, we can take care of here for free," said Karen Davidson.

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Record iPhone sales drive blowout quarter for Apple

Record iPhone sales drive blowout quarter for Apple

January 27th, 2015 6:47 pm by Associated Press

Apple said Tuesday that it sold 74.5 million iPhones during the three months that ended Dec. 31, beating analysts' expectations for the latest models of Apple's most popular gadget, introduced in September.

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Google expanding fiber service to 4 Southeastern metro areas

Google expanding fiber service to 4 Southeastern metro areas

January 27th, 2015 6:00 pm by ERIK SCHELZIG, Associated Press

The company said it will bring gigabit-speed service to Nashville, Tennessee; Atlanta; and Raleigh-Durham and Charlotte in North Carolina. Google officials said five Western cities remain in the running for fiber down the line.

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U.S. company outlooks worry investors, sending stocks lower

U.S. company outlooks worry investors, sending stocks lower

January 27th, 2015 5:41 pm by Associated Press

The companies that rattled the market included Microsoft, Caterpillar and Procter & Gamble. Some also forecast weaker results in months ahead.

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Super Bowl jet-setters get topflight travel treatment

Super Bowl jet-setters get topflight travel treatment

January 27th, 2015 12:29 pm by TERRY TANG, Associated Press

Hundreds of luxury jets will arrive at the eight airports around metropolitan Phoenix by kickoff Sunday.

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Washington County approves $1M to 'Project X'

Washington County approves $1M to 'Project X'

January 27th, 2015 12:12 pm by Gary B. Gray, NET News Service

The appropriation did not come easy, and a hour-long debate preceded the 19-4 vote with Commissioners Sam Humphreys, Robbie Tester, Steven Light and Danny Edens voting against giving money to an unidentified source.

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Milk industry fights back against 'anti-dairy folks'

Milk industry fights back against 'anti-dairy folks'

January 26th, 2015 6:26 pm by CANDICE CHOI, AP Food Industry Writer

As Americans continue turning away from milk, an industry group is pushing back at its critics with a social media campaign trumpeting the benefits of milk.

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Stocks post small gains after directionless session

Stocks post small gains after directionless session

January 26th, 2015 5:36 pm by Associated Press

Major stock indexes barely budged early as investors took in stride the election of a Greek political party that has called for the elimination of some that nation's rescue loans. Market players also weighed the latest batch of corporate earnings

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Construction builds small head of steam in Sullivan

Construction builds small head of steam in Sullivan

January 26th, 2015 4:05 pm by J. H. Osborne

During 2014, the department issued 831 building permits, up from 810 in 2013 — which was the low point of the last 10 years

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Bond refinancing could save city, taxpayers $1.5 million in interest

Bond refinancing could save city, taxpayers $1.5 million in interest

January 26th, 2015 12:41 pm by Matthew Lane

The bonds will be used to pay off four series of bonds from 2007 and 2008 that went to fund the construction of two downtown higher education buildings, a fire station on Stone Drive and energy saving measures done at five city buildings.

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