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Chattanooga lawmakers raise questions over incentives for VW

Chattanooga lawmakers raise questions over incentives for VW

January 7th, 2015 12:56 pm by Associated Press

Republican Gov. Bill Haslam last summer struck the incentives deal with Volkswagen to add the production of a new SUV at the Chattanooga plant and add about 2,000 jobs.

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U.S. stocks turn higher as the price of crude oil steadies

U.S. stocks turn higher as the price of crude oil steadies

January 7th, 2015 12:37 pm by MATTHEW CRAFT, AP Business Writer

The Standard & Poor's 500 index was up 23 points to 2,025, as of noon Eastern. The S&P 500 is heading for its first gain after five straight losses.

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Tablet apps let cats catch critters in cyberspace

Tablet apps let cats catch critters in cyberspace

January 7th, 2015 9:21 am by SUE MANNING, Associated Press

If you've had enough time to play with the tablet you got for the holidays, try turning the device over to your tech-savvy cat. Every cat app, no matter the maker, has something for felines to electronically track, stalk or hunt, such as mice, bugs or las

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Tail of crashed AirAsia plane discovered in Java Sea

Tail of crashed AirAsia plane discovered in Java Sea

January 7th, 2015 8:05 am by ACHMAD IBRAHIM, Associated Press

Powerful currents and murky water continue to hinder the operation, but searchers managed to get a photograph of the debris.

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Lee officials, Wellmont nearing deal on Pennington Gap hospital building

Lee officials, Wellmont nearing deal on Pennington Gap hospital building

January 7th, 2015 12:30 am by Nick Shepherd

Commissioners of the Lee County Hospital Authority met for more than an hour in executive session Tuesday to discuss the purchase of the building.

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McDonald's runs out of French fries in Venezuela

McDonald's runs out of French fries in Venezuela

January 6th, 2015 1:56 pm by HANNAH DREIER, Associated Press

Rival Burger King, meanwhile, took the opportunity Tuesday to remind Venezuelans on social media that some fast food chains are still offering American-style fries.

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S&P 500 falls below 2,000; oil extends decline, bonds rally

S&P 500 falls below 2,000; oil extends decline, bonds rally

January 6th, 2015 1:39 pm by STEVE ROTHWELL, AP Markets Writer

"The overall situation in the economy is still relatively positive," said Randy Schwab, Managing Director of Trading and Derivatives with the Schwab Center for Financial Research.

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Rocket problem postpones SpaceX launch to space station

Rocket problem postpones SpaceX launch to space station

January 6th, 2015 12:03 pm by MARCIA DUNN, AP Aerospace Writer

The soonest SpaceX can try again to launch the unmanned Falcon rocket is Friday morning, provided it can quickly fix the problem.

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Who owns the heat? Va. AG answers Wise official's query

Who owns the heat? Va. AG answers Wise official's query

January 6th, 2015 11:39 am by Stephen Igo

WISE — Virginia surface property owners hold ownership of geothermal resources, Virginia Attorney General Mark R. Herring asserts in an opinion sought by Wise County Clerk of Courts Clerk J. Jack Kennedy.

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At CES gadget show: Dish gives cord-cutters live sports

At CES gadget show: Dish gives cord-cutters live sports

January 6th, 2015 9:48 am by ANICK JESDANUN, AP Technology Writer

Dish will offer a package of channels, including ESPN and CNN, starting at $20 a month. The availability of ESPN as part of the Internet package addresses a major reason people were loath to "cut the cord"

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