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Energy states, Idaho leading comeback from recession - Tenn. ranked 7th in nation for personal income comeback

September 21st, 2010 9:10 am by Staff Report

Texas, North Carolina, Idaho and a handful of other states are leading the nation's crawl out of the worst recession since the 1930s, a USA TODAY analysis finds.Since the recession officially ended in June 2009, a group of about 10 states that have outper

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Risk of double-dip recession: Unlikely, but rising

September 21st, 2010 4:55 am by Staff Report

Will the United States slip back into recession? Not likely, according to CNN Money.While the risk of the U.S. economy falling into a double-dip recession is rising, there is only about a one-in-four chance of that happening, according to a CNNMoney.com

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Law officers split on California legal pot fight

September 21st, 2010 4:50 am by Staff Report

LOS ANGELES California's fall ballot battle over legalizing pot is drawing law-enforcement officials to both sides of the issue. Beer sellers want to stop legal marijuana, too, but say it's not because they fear competition.Proposition 19, which if appro

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New type of meth - ice - on the rise

September 21st, 2010 4:47 am by Joy Lukachick

It's been a hot summer but local lawmen still are finding a lot of ice.The crystallized methamphetamine nicknamed "ice" is on the rise in North Georgia and Southeast Tennessee, said U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration Special Agent Enrique Nieves.

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Traffic cameras on trial in Chattanooga

September 21st, 2010 4:44 am by Chris Carroll

His voice booming, attorney Robert Pryor punched a fist above his head as he defended a fight against photo traffic enforcement."We are misunderstood," he proclaimed Monday morning. "We're not anti-camera, we are not pro-speeding, and we are not in favor

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Personal income in Tennessee rises less in 2nd quarter

September 21st, 2010 4:41 am by Naomi Snyder

A new report published Monday by the U.S. Department of Commerce says personal income grew just 1 percent in Tennessee from the first quarter to the second quarter of this year, in line with the rest of the nation. That compared with an increase in Ten

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Murfreesboro mosque spokeswoman Camie Ayash has felony record

September 21st, 2010 4:38 am by Bob Smietana

Camie Ayash is a wife, a mother and a convert to Islam who has been the Islamic Center of Murfreesboro's face in the media. She also is a convicted felon.

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Fans of raw milk not cowed by safety warnings

September 21st, 2010 4:36 am by Rebecca D. Williams

A small but growing number of Tennesseans are drinking raw milk, straight from the cow and unpasteurized.Some say it's the elixir of good health. Health officials say it's hazardous.

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