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Feds, states including Tenn. challenge proposed airline merger

Feds, states including Tenn. challenge proposed airline merger

August 13th, 2013 2:12 pm by DAVID KOENIG, Associated Press; PETE YOST, Associated Press

The federal government is challenging the proposed merger of American Airlines and US Airways, saying it would cause "substantial harm" to consumers by leading to higher fares and fees.

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Anderson County to consider inmate fees

Anderson County to consider inmate fees

August 13th, 2013 1:56 pm by Associated Press

Anderson County officials might state charging jail inmates for necessities like toothpaste and toilet paper. The county commissioners are poised to consider the idea this month as the county plans to house state and federal inmates.

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Voters mad about NSA spying face uphill battle

Voters mad about NSA spying face uphill battle

August 13th, 2013 12:44 pm by ANNE FLAHERTY, Associated Press

Americans are becoming increasingly concerned about government invasion of privacy while investigating terrorism, and some ordinary citizens are finding ways to push back.

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Former bondsmen found guilty in Kingsport shooting incident

Former bondsmen found guilty in Kingsport shooting incident

August 13th, 2013 11:00 am by Nick Shepherd

Two former Kingsport bondsmen have been found guilty on aggravated assault charges stemming from an incident that happened two years ago, when a rubber bullet was fired at a car.

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Former Jonesborough officer gets 18 months for steroid trafficking

August 13th, 2013 9:19 am by Matthew Lane

A former Jonesborough police officer who sold more than $80,000 worth of illegal steroids over a three-year period has been sentenced to 18 months in federal prison for steroid trafficking.

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U.S. temp workforce highest on record

U.S. temp workforce highest on record

August 13th, 2013 8:46 am by By Mary McCarty, Dayton Daily News (MCT)

In an uncertain economy, more and more companies are relying on temporary workers. In June, the U.S. Department of Labor reported that the nation has 2.7 million temp workers, the highest number on record.

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Craigslist ad leads to Knox arrests, recovery of stolen school computers

Craigslist ad leads to Knox arrests, recovery of stolen school computers

August 13th, 2013 8:32 am by Hayes Hickman, Knoxville News Sentinel

An online deal too good to be true has led to felony theft charges against two Knoxville men and the recovery of several computers reported stolen last month from the new Carter Elementary School.

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10 Things to Know for Today

10 Things to Know for Today

August 13th, 2013 8:29 am by Staff Report

Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today.

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Johnson City man faces 20th driving on suspended license charge

Johnson City man faces 20th driving on suspended license charge

August 13th, 2013 8:15 am by NET News Service

A Johnson City man with 19 previous driving on suspended license convictions was arrested again Saturday after Washington County Sheriff's Office deputies spotted him in driving in an emergency lane on Boones Creek Road.

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Despite tough times, founder of Kingsport soup kitchen says: ‘The Lord will provide’

Despite tough times, founder of Kingsport soup kitchen says: ‘The Lord will provide’

August 12th, 2013 10:51 pm by Marci Gore

Although Geraldine Swagerty is facing a problem she is all too familiar with, her faith remains strong. Swagerty, who is the pastor at Full Gospel Mission Church, says 12 years ago she felt led by the Lord to “feed the people.”

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