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Tiff brewing? TIF request for apartments roils county

Tiff brewing? TIF request for apartments roils county

January 12th, 2015 2:24 pm by J. H. Osborne

BLOUNTVILLE — A proposed tax-based incentive for private development of an "upscale" apartment complex in Bristol has not met with unbridled support from Sullivan County commissioners.

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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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Driver allegedly tries to kill SCSO officers

Driver allegedly tries to kill SCSO officers

January 12th, 2015 12:26 pm by Rain Smith

A Kingsport man has been arrested after allegedly trying to run over an officer with his pickup truck, twice, and then plowing his vehicle into another deputy's squad car.

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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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Police name Kingsport shooting victims

Police name Kingsport shooting victims

January 12th, 2015 11:23 am by Rain Smith

An 18-year-old Kingsport man has been identified as the deceased victim of Friday night's shooting at a city apartment complex, with police saying his 23-year-old step-sister remains hospitalized in critical condition.

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Officers' gift spurs fund for car seats

Officers' gift spurs fund for car seats

January 12th, 2015 10:48 am by Matthew Lane

When a young expectant mother recently asked a Kingsport Police officer if the department could provide her with a car seat since she could not afford one herself, the answer was unfortunately "no."

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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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As Jeb Bush eyes 2016 recalling lessons from governor races

As Jeb Bush eyes 2016 recalling lessons from governor races

January 12th, 2015 8:35 am by MICHAEL J. MISHAK, Associated Press

Known for his frequent admonishments that the GOP soften its rhetoric, build consensus and offer an "optimistic" vision, Bush dismisses the critiques of activists who say such warnings are proof that he is too moderate for today's Republican Party.

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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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