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Man's 7-story fall from building believed to be suicide

August 5th, 2010 5:17 am by Hayes Hickman

KNOXVILLE Police are investigating the apparent suicide of a man who fell from the seventh-floor window of his North Knoxville apartment just after 5 p.m. today.Henry Richardson, 70, was a resident at the publicly subsidized Northgate Terrace apartment h

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Police in India using Facebook to catch scofflaw drivers

August 4th, 2010 7:41 am by Staff Report

NEW DELHI This city is famous for its snarled traffic and infamous for its unruly drivers aggressive rule-breakers who barrel through red lights, ignore crosswalks and veer into bicycle or bus lanes to find open routes.Now, the city's overburdened traff

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Economists warn lawmakers that inaction hurts economy

August 4th, 2010 5:37 am by Staff Report

CNN Money is reporting that Congress needs concrete plans for tax cuts, stimulus and deficit control because inaction dooms the economy to slow growth, a panel of economists told lawmakers on Tuesday.The economists, who testified before the Senate Budget

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Your anonymity is in name only for cutting-edge Web firms

August 4th, 2010 5:29 am by Staff Report

You may not know a company called [x+1] Inc., but it may well know a lot about you.From a single click on a web site, [x+1] correctly identified Carrie Isaac as a young Colorado Springs parent who lives on about $50,000 a year, shops at Wal-Mart and rents

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Tenn. among 9 Southern states where more than 30% are obese

August 4th, 2010 5:25 am by Staff Report

According to a USA Today report about a third of people in nine states - Tennessee is one of them - were obese in 2009, a dramatic increase from 2007, when only three states had obesity rates that high, a new survey from the Centers for Disease Control a

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Johnson City mayor hears renters complaints about uncaring owners

August 4th, 2010 5:11 am by Gary B. Gray

Absent, uncaring and perhaps negligent property owners continue to draw the ire of some Johnson City residents who showed up with photos and other documentation to make their case to Mayor Jane Myron at "Tuesday Talks with the Mayor.""I've had it up to he

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Washington Co. schools to see deep cuts

August 4th, 2010 5:08 am by Heather Richardson

The Washington County School System's budget took a large blow Tuesday evening as the Board of Education, in an effort to provide the County Commission with a balanced budget, voted to cut 12 positions, funding for new textbooks, funding for new buses and

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