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Airlines expected to report soaring profits

Airlines expected to report soaring profits

January 21st, 2015 8:35 am by By Gregory Karp, Chicago Tribune

Delta started the hit parade Tuesday by beating Wall Street profit estimates and projecting $2 billion in lower fuel costs for 2015 — although it technically took a loss in the fourth quarter because it had to devalue its fuel-hedging contracts.

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Sullivan OKs TIF request for 'upscale' apartments in Bristol

Sullivan OKs TIF request for 'upscale' apartments in Bristol

January 21st, 2015 8:25 am by J. H. Osborne

The Sullivan County Commission agreed Tuesday to devote about $1 million worth of property tax revenue to help pay redevelopment costs at a former — long gone — commercial center in Bristol.

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Kingsport man pleads no contest, found guilty in vehicular homicide in JC crash

Kingsport man pleads no contest, found guilty in vehicular homicide in JC crash

January 21st, 2015 8:04 am by Becky Campbell, NET News Service

Cody Dingus, 23, now stands convicted of vehicular homicide by reckless conduct and evading arrest. It's a reduction from the original charge of vehicular homicide by intoxication.

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Haslam hits the road to promote Insure Tennessee proposal

Haslam hits the road to promote Insure Tennessee proposal

January 21st, 2015 7:35 am by Associated Press

Haslam's Insure Tennessee proposal has been met with a largely cool response in the Legislature because it draws on federal money available under President Barack Obama's health care law.

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Woman: Boyfriend's attack intended to harm unborn child

Woman: Boyfriend's attack intended to harm unborn child

January 21st, 2015 2:30 am by Jeff Bobo

The victim reportedly stated that she had been assaulted by her boyfriend, who was identified as Jonathan Edward Potts, 21,735 Mt. Carmel Road, Mosheim.

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Couple accused of cooking meth at deceased grandmother's house

Couple accused of cooking meth at deceased grandmother's house

January 21st, 2015 12:34 am by Jeff Bobo

Amy Lawson told police she observed her sister's husband, Joshua Edgar "Josh" Lawson, 25, 340 Silver Lake Road, Church Hill, inside the residence wearing a gas mask and blue gloves.

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Obama in State of the Union: Tax wealthy, help middle class

Obama in State of the Union: Tax wealthy, help middle class

January 20th, 2015 11:13 pm by Associated Press

Refusing to bend to the new Republican Congress, President Barack Obama unveiled Tuesday night an ambitious State of the Union agenda steeped in Democratic priorities.

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Fund established for Kingsport shooting victim

Fund established for Kingsport shooting victim

January 20th, 2015 6:15 pm by Rain Smith

Nearly two weeks after being shot at a Kingsport apartment and left in critical condition, a Georgia woman is set to be transported for specialized brain care closer to home — generating a hefty, uninsured medical bill to get her there.

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Kingsport drug deal ends in gunfire

Kingsport drug deal ends in gunfire

January 20th, 2015 3:16 pm by Rain Smith

Two Johnson City residents have been arrested after a "drug deal went bad" in Kingsport, leading to late-night gunfire near an assisted living facility.

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Local departments warn of Green Dot scam

Local departments warn of Green Dot scam

January 20th, 2015 12:54 pm by Marci Gore

In Scott County, victims are told they have won a large sum of money and a new car, but must pay $1,000 for taxes and fees. Kingsport residents are being solicited by someone claiming to be "David Quillin," which is the name of city's police chief.

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