Kingsport Times News Tuesday, January 27, 2015
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THP arrest 68 during New Year's enforcement

THP arrest 68 during New Year's enforcement

January 8th, 2015 7:16 am by Associated Press

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Drivers in routine traffic stops can refuse to take roadside tests or submit to breath-alcohol tests, though they can be charged for violating the implied consent laws and lose their driving privileges.

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FBI director confident North Korea was behind cyberattack

FBI director confident North Korea was behind cyberattack

January 7th, 2015 2:22 pm by TOM HAYS, Associated Press

But the hackers sometimes "got sloppy" and sent messages that could be traced to IP addresses used exclusively by the North Korean government.

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Netflix says it wants to stream 'The Interview'

Netflix says it wants to stream 'The Interview'

January 7th, 2015 1:47 pm by Staff Report

The movie starring Seth Rogen and James Franco is available on some other video services and in some independent theaters, after its wide release was canceled due to the Sony hacking scandal.

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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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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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New Congress convenes with GOP in charge of both houses

New Congress convenes with GOP in charge of both houses

January 6th, 2015 5:30 pm by ERICA WERNER, Associated Press

Before the new Congress was two hours old, a veto showdown with President Barack Obama was set as the White House announced he would veto the long-stalled Keystone XL pipeline which Republicans intend to advance.

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Ex-Virginia governor gets 2 years for corruption

Ex-Virginia governor gets 2 years for corruption

January 6th, 2015 3:15 pm by By Timothy M. Phelps, Tribune Washington Bureau (TNS)

Bob McDonnell was sentenced to two years in prison Tuesday for accepting dozens of gifts and loans from a businessman intent on getting help from the state for a line of questionable health supplements.

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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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