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Officials' parting pay stirs outrage

August 31st, 2010 4:39 am by Mike Donila

Three top-ranking Knox County employees who resigned Friday will end up costing taxpayers about $112,000 and possibly more, according to the terms of severance packages they received. And county commissioners are not happy about the deal."If they're going

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Minor earthquake strikes Mountain City area

August 31st, 2010 4:34 am by Chelsea Farnam

MOUNTAIN CITY Area residents here received quite a shock when an earthquake rumbled through the area around 12:30 p.m. Monday.The mild quake registered a 2.7 on the Richter scale.

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Small businesses hold off spending while waiting for aid

August 30th, 2010 4:27 am by Staff Report

Small businesses have put hiring, supply buying and real estate expansion on hold as they wait out the vote on a small-business-aid bill that stalled in the Senate earlier this summer.The much-debated legislation offers tax breaks and waived loan fees. Bu

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'Almost Christian' teens trouble church scholars

August 30th, 2010 4:20 am by Bob Smietana

God loves you and wants you to be happy. Be nice to other people and pray if you get into trouble. That's what most teenagers are learning in church these days, says Kenda Creasy Dean, professor of youth, church and culture at Princeton Theological Semin

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Authorities investigate shots fired near Islamic Center site

August 30th, 2010 4:15 am by Staff Report

Rutherford County Sheriff's deputies are investigating a complaint about shots being fired near the construction site of the Islamic Center of Murfreesboro on Veals Road off Bradyville Pike. A group of congregation members were at the site looking at t

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Tennessee enmeshed in embryonic stem cell fight

August 29th, 2010 8:54 pm by Staff Report

NASHVILLE, Tenn. Vanderbilt University believes its research on human embryonic stem cells will find cures and save lives.A Tennessee-based Christian group believes it is saving lives by bringing the research to a grinding halt.

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