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Police arbitrate pizza feud

Police arbitrate pizza feud

January 5th, 2015 2:33 pm by Rain Smith

When a pizza was delivered to the Blountville man's home, he claimed it was late in arriving and refused to pay, then threatened to beat up the driver.

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United's 2014 profit lagged all U.S. airlines, even as stock soared

United's 2014 profit lagged all U.S. airlines, even as stock soared

January 5th, 2015 2:19 pm by By Gregory Karp, Chicago Tribune

Southwest Airlines was among the operating-profit leaders, with a 12 percent margin, matching Delta Air Lines.

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Dow plunges as oil dips below $50, sinking energy stocks

Dow plunges as oil dips below $50, sinking energy stocks

January 5th, 2015 12:55 pm by Associated Press

The Dow was down 295 points, or 1.7 percent, to 17,539 as of 12:43 a.m. Eastern time.

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Howard Hawk Willis demands new trial, claims new evidence would have helped defense

Howard Hawk Willis demands new trial, claims new evidence would have helped defense

January 5th, 2015 11:17 am by Becky Campbell, NET News Service

A former Johnson City man on death row for the 2002 death and dismemberment of a newlywed teenage Georgia couple said he has new evidence that would have helped in his 2010 double murder trial in Jonesborough, according to documents filed last month.

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Congress' newest class: 58 freshmen in House, 13 in Senate

Congress' newest class: 58 freshmen in House, 13 in Senate

January 5th, 2015 10:45 am by ERICA WERNER, Associated Press

WASHINGTON (AP) — Congress' approval rating hovers around 15 percent, but there's one group of people excited about the institution: the newly elected lawmakers who are about to join its ranks.

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Testing the waters: Prospective mayoral hopefuls now total 7

Testing the waters: Prospective mayoral hopefuls now total 7

January 5th, 2015 9:23 am by J. H. Osborne

Former State Rep. Nathan Vaughn has picked up the paperwork to possibly launch a Kingsport mayoral bid. The list of would-be candidates also already includes three current aldermen, a longtime former city employee, and a prior hopeful from two years ago.

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Automakers end 2014 strongly, pushing some brands to records

Automakers end 2014 strongly, pushing some brands to records

January 5th, 2015 9:03 am by TOM KRISHER and DEE-ANN DURBIN, AP Auto Writers

Fiat Chrysler led the way, selling just over 2 million cars and trucks for a 16 percent increase over 2013.

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Bluff City child mauled by dog

Bluff City child mauled by dog

January 5th, 2015 8:50 am by Rain Smith

Police say that a 4-year-old Bluff City boy has suffered "severe injuries" to his face after being attacked by a dog on Sunday afternoon.

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Obama tests his sway against a GOP-run Congress

Obama tests his sway against a GOP-run Congress

January 5th, 2015 8:16 am by JOSH LEDERMAN, Associated Press

President Barack Obama this week will test whether he still has the sway to keep Washington focused on his own priorities, even as a new Republican-run Congress descends on the Capitol eager to take him on.

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NETWORKS near hits, ones that got away may be harbingers for future

NETWORKS near hits, ones that got away may be harbingers for future

January 5th, 2015 8:11 am by Rick Wagner

Sullivan County's economic development efforts marked 2014 with a new leader and announcements of new businesses and more jobs.

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