Kingsport Times News Monday, January 26, 2015
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2 airlines were targets of attempt to steal customers' miles

2 airlines were targets of attempt to steal customers' miles

January 12th, 2015 1:06 pm by DAVID KOENIG, AP Airlines Writer

American Airlines about 10,000 accounts were affected, while United Airlines said thieves booked trips or made mileage transactions on up to three dozen accounts.

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Got help paying for health care? Watch your mailbox

Got help paying for health care? Watch your mailbox

January 12th, 2015 12:21 pm by RICARDO ALONSO-ZALDIVAR, Associated Press

This is the first time Americans will experience the complex connections between the health care law and taxes.

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Divers find black boxes in AirAsia crash, retrieve 1 of them

Divers find black boxes in AirAsia crash, retrieve 1 of them

January 12th, 2015 10:31 am by ACHMAD IBRAHIM, Associated Press

The flight data recorder was pulled from beneath a piece of the aircraft's wing and brought to the sea's surface, and the cockpit voice recorder was found hours later.

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Drop your top: Convertibles poised to make a comeback

Drop your top: Convertibles poised to make a comeback

January 12th, 2015 9:58 am by TOM KRISHER, AP Auto Writer

At the Detroit auto show Buick, Alfa Romeo and BMW are all showing off glitzy open-air models to capitalize on newfound confidence in the ragtop.

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Why US inflation stays ultra-low while job growth is surging

Why US inflation stays ultra-low while job growth is surging

January 12th, 2015 8:29 am by JOSH BOAK and CHRISTOPHER S. RUGABER, AP Economics Writers

Month after month, U.S. hiring keeps rising, and unemployment keeps falling. Eventually, pay and inflation are supposed to start surging in response. They're not happening.

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SpaceX launches for NASA but no luck with rocket's landing

SpaceX launches for NASA but no luck with rocket's landing

January 10th, 2015 3:49 pm by MARCIA DUNN, AP Aerospace Writer

SpaceX sent a supply ship soaring flawlessly toward the International Space Station on Saturday, but the booster rocket ended up in pieces in the Atlantic following a failed attempt to land on a barge.

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Local officials seek gas tax hike

Local officials seek gas tax hike

January 10th, 2015 10:20 am by Hank Hayes

Tennessee's 21.4-cent gas tax has not gone up in more than 20 years, and Tri-Cities local elected officials insisted per gallon tax revenue for maintenance and construction has declined as vehicles become more efficient.

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Keystone XL pipeline decision back in Obama's lap

Keystone XL pipeline decision back in Obama's lap

January 10th, 2015 10:03 am by JOSH LEDERMAN, Associated Press

Republicans in Congress and a state supreme court have thrown the political hot potato known as Keystone XL straight back onto President Barack Obama's lap.

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Drone revolution draws near, but big obstacles remain

Drone revolution draws near, but big obstacles remain

January 10th, 2015 10:00 am by SCOTT MAYEROWITZ, AP Business Writer

The drones are coming. Not as flying deliverymen that bring diapers, books or soup cans to your home, a vision put forth by Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos to much fanfare a little more than a year ago.

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Bluff City denies railroad request to close crossing

Bluff City denies railroad request to close crossing

January 9th, 2015 9:00 pm by Nick Shepherd

Despite pleas from Norfolk Southern, members of the Bluff City Board of Mayor and Alderman refused to shut down a crossing the railroad says will eventually cause a fatality.

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