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Economy's looking up for now as double-dip fears ease

September 7th, 2010 5:25 am by David J. Lynch

Never has mediocre looked so good.A steady flow of not-entirely-terrible economic news has eased worries of renewed recession and shifted the political spotlight from the Federal Reserve to the White House.

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Corker, Alexander among 25 wealthiest in Congress

September 7th, 2010 5:21 am by Dave Flessner

Tennessee's U.S. senators are among the richest of the 535-member Congress, according to newly released financial disclosures.U.S. Sen. Bob Corker, R-Tenn., added more than $1 million to his wealth in 2009. With a worth last year of at least $18.3 million

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Obesity often begins in Tenn with overweight mother

September 7th, 2010 5:19 am by Christina E. Sanchez

Tennessee's obesity epidemic could have roots much deeper than just the food we're eating now it may trace back to the time in our mothers' wombs. Women who gain too much weight during pregnancy give birth to bigger babies and increase the infants' ch

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Tenn. 2nd-most medicated state, despite reforms

September 7th, 2010 5:16 am by Christina E. Sanchez

Overwhelmed by poor overall health and prescription drug abuse, Tennessee has been slow to reduce how many prescriptions residents use each year since it was named the most medicated state three years ago. State health officials, physicians and pharmac

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Teacher arrested after pulling gun on teens

September 7th, 2010 5:13 am by Associated Press

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (AP) Police have accused a high school teacher of holding teenagers at gunpoint after he found them ghost-hunting in a Tennessee graveyard.The Hamilton County Sheriff's Office says deputies went to Shipley Cemetery, outside of Chattano

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Construction boomlet: Even with the sour economy, three large building projects are under way in Johnson City

September 7th, 2010 5:10 am by JEFF KEELING

It turns convention on its head just a bit: A drive through south Johnson City along State of Franklin Road, from its intersection with West Market Street, past East Tennessee State University and downtown and through to East Main just past City Hall reve

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Kingsport man drowns in Fort Loudon Lake

September 6th, 2010 7:38 pm by Staff Report

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Haslam, McWherter vie for support from gun owners

September 4th, 2010 2:29 pm by Associated Press

FRANKLIN, Tenn. (AP) Second Amendment advocates may end up overlooking the governor's race, even though the men running for the seat Republican Bill Haslam and Democrat Mike McWherter have made gun rights a focus of their campaigns.

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