Kingsport Times News Wednesday, April 16, 2014
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Airport weathers tough winter in good fiscal condition

Airport weathers tough winter in good fiscal condition

April 13th, 2014 9:08 pm by Hank Hayes

BLOUNTVILLE — Tri-Cities Regional Airport has emerged out of winter unscathed financially despite frigid weather that caused lost flights and increased expenses due to runway snow removal.

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Chances of getting audited by IRS lowest in years

Chances of getting audited by IRS lowest in years

April 13th, 2014 6:57 pm by STEPHEN OHLEMACHER, Associated Press

WASHINGTON — As millions of Americans race to meet Tuesday's tax deadline, their chances of getting audited are lower than they have been in years.

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NASA OKs space station visit despite dead computer

NASA OKs space station visit despite dead computer

April 13th, 2014 3:29 pm by MARCIA DUNN, AP Aerospace Writer

NASA is pressing ahead with Monday's planned launch of a supply ship despite a critical computer outage at the International Space Station, promising the situation is safe. SpaceX capsule Dragon is already a month late in delivering its cargo.

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Changes sought for South Wilcox Drive gateway to Eastman complex

Changes sought for South Wilcox Drive gateway to Eastman complex

April 12th, 2014 5:09 pm by Hank Hayes

KINGSPORT — If first impressions mean everything, South Wilcox Drive could very well be tested in the coming years.

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Business & Technology
Stocks fall on jitters over earnings, tech rout

Stocks fall on jitters over earnings, tech rout

April 11th, 2014 7:40 pm by Associated Press

Investors drove the stock market lower for a second straight day Friday as they grew anxious that earnings growth was faltering. "The market has been trying to come back, but each time the selling just picks up," said market strategist Quincy Krosby.

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Savers beware: Fees may be shrinking your 401(k)

Savers beware: Fees may be shrinking your 401(k)

April 11th, 2014 4:31 pm by JOSH BOAK, AP Economics Writers; PAUL WISEMAN, AP Economics Writers

It's the silent enemy in our retirement accounts: High fees.

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Tax refund fraud is a big frustration for victims

Tax refund fraud is a big frustration for victims

April 11th, 2014 9:42 am by JOHN SEEWER, Associated Press

Laura Hankins knew something was wrong when she filed her daughter's tax return and it was rejected hours later: An identity thief already had sent in a return using the 19-year-old's personal information.

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JPMorgan's first-quarter profit falls 20 percent

JPMorgan's first-quarter profit falls 20 percent

April 11th, 2014 9:40 am by STEVE ROTHWELL, AP Business Writer

JPMorgan Chase, the nation's biggest bank by assets, said Friday its first-quarter earnings fell 20 percent, driven by a decline in revenue at its investment banking and mortgage units.

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Biotech drops again, pulling down market

Biotech drops again, pulling down market

April 10th, 2014 6:43 pm by Associated Press

Biotechnology stocks have turned volatile in recent weeks as regulators scrutinize the cost of their drugs and investors worry their earnings won't justify lofty stock prices.

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US futures little changed after jobless claims dip

US futures little changed after jobless claims dip

April 10th, 2014 9:48 am by Associated Press

US stock futures are little changed after the government reported that weekly claims for unemployment benefits fell last week.

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