Kingsport Times News Friday, January 30, 2015
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U.S. stocks gain, recovering losses from first days of year

U.S. stocks gain, recovering losses from first days of year

January 8th, 2015 1:25 pm by STEVE ROTHWELL, AP Markets Writer

The price of oil is also showing signs of stabilizing after six months of heavy losses.

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Selfie sticks: Tourist convenience or purely narcissi-stick?

Selfie sticks: Tourist convenience or purely narcissi-stick?

January 8th, 2015 12:35 pm by BETH J. HARPAZ, AP Travel Editor

Relatively new gadgets called selfie sticks make it easy to take your own wide-angled self-portraits or group shots.

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Senate panel approves Keystone bill despite veto threat

Senate panel approves Keystone bill despite veto threat

January 8th, 2015 12:26 pm by DINA CAPPIELLO, Associated Press

The Energy and Natural Resources committee moved the bill closer to the Senate floor by a 13-9 vote.

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'Zelda,' 'Batman' among anticipated games due in 2015

'Zelda,' 'Batman' among anticipated games due in 2015

January 8th, 2015 10:32 am by Associated Press

The gaming line-up for 2015 also includes a pair of original Victorian-inspired tales.

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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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