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Fake IRS agents target more than 366,000 in huge tax scam

Fake IRS agents target more than 366,000 in huge tax scam

March 12th, 2015 1:35 pm by STEPHEN OHLEMACHER, Associated Press

More than 3,000 people have fallen for the ruse since 2013, Timothy Camus, a Treasury deputy inspector general for tax administration, said Thursday.

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BMS campaign highlights track's economic impact

BMS campaign highlights track's economic impact

March 12th, 2015 12:26 am by Hank Hayes

Bristol Motor Speedway (BMS) waved the green flag Wednesday on an "It's MY Bristol Baby!" campaign to get the region more involved - and take more personal ownership - in the track's success.

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'Primary preferred' status won't change how EMS dispatched in Rogersville

'Primary preferred' status won't change how EMS dispatched in Rogersville

March 11th, 2015 10:22 pm by Jeff Bobo

Rogersville leaders may "prefer" Hawkins County EMS, but when it comes to dispatching emergency ambulance service, Hawkins County Central Dispatch still makes the decision who goes where.

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Stocks slip at close, stabilizing a day after sell-off

Stocks slip at close, stabilizing a day after sell-off

March 11th, 2015 6:44 pm by Associated Press

Stocks rose at the opening of trading and, until about an hour before the close, were holding onto their gains. The losses at the end were tiny, and energy and financial companies managed to rally.

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The euro's tumbling and here's why

The euro's tumbling and here's why

March 11th, 2015 12:55 pm by PAN PYLAS, Associated Press

On Wednesday, the euro fell as low as $1.0557, its weakest against the dollar since April 2003.

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Holston Electric names Sandlin general manager

Holston Electric names Sandlin general manager

March 10th, 2015 6:00 pm by Jeff Bobo

ROGERSVILLE - The longtime general manager of an Alabama electric utility has been hired to replace retiring Holston Electric Cooperative GM Larry Elkins, who held that post for 35 years.

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Stocks fall sharply on fears the Fed may soon raise rates

Stocks fall sharply on fears the Fed may soon raise rates

March 10th, 2015 5:35 pm by Associated Press

Investors dumped stocks from the start of trading and the selling accelerated as the day wore on. All 10 industry sectors in the S&P 500 closed lower.

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Witness: Truck on tracks for 8 minutes before Amtrak crash

Witness: Truck on tracks for 8 minutes before Amtrak crash

March 10th, 2015 1:49 pm by EMERY P. DALESIO and MARTHA WAGGONER, Associated Press

The state transportation secretary said that if someone had called the railroad emergency number posted at the crossing, a dispatcher could have reached oncoming trains in time to stop them.

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Secret Service testing drones, how to disrupt their flying

Secret Service testing drones, how to disrupt their flying

March 10th, 2015 8:56 am by ALICIA A. CALDWELL and JOSH LEDERMAN, Associated Press

A U.S. official briefed on the plans said the Secret Service was testing drones for law enforcement or protection efforts and to look for ways, such as signal jamming, to thwart threats from civilian drones.

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The next must-have device? Apple Watch unveiled

The next must-have device? Apple Watch unveiled

March 9th, 2015 7:13 pm by BRANDON BAILEY, AP Technology Writer

SAN FRANCISCO - Apple wants to move the Internet from your pocket to your wrist. Time will tell if millions of consumers are willing to spend $350 on up for a wearable device.

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