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Johnson City police investigating bomb-type devices placed at city residences

November 16th, 2010 4:48 am by Becky Campbell

Johnson City police are investigating three bomb-type devices thrown or placed at three homes over the weekend.The incidents occurred on consecutive days Saturday, Sunday and Monday and the homeowners reported seeing smoke or hearing an explosion. Polic

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Tenn. senators back freeze on special spending

November 16th, 2010 4:45 am by Staff Report

WASHINGTON Newly invigorated Senate Republicans, with backing from Tennessee's senators, are expected to take a small but symbolic step today to show that they're serious about curbing spending. They will formally back a moratorium on "earmarks," the

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Coach allegedly used stick to threaten student, hit students during workouts

November 15th, 2010 2:05 pm by Jesse Smithey

Suspended Central High School football coach Joel Helton allegedly used a stick to threaten a student during class and hit students during workouts, according to a letter in his personnel file.In a letter the News Sentinel viewed on Monday, Knox County Sc

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Tenn. nears deadline for registering juvenile sex offenders

November 15th, 2010 4:18 am by Brandon Gee

A familiar fight will take on new urgency when lawmakers return to Nashville next year and renew the debate over whether some juveniles who commit the most heinous sex crimes should be added to the state's sex offender databases. Members of the General

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Good jobs vanish, may never return

November 15th, 2010 4:11 am by Kevin G. Hall

WASHINGTON The well-paying, predominantly white-collar jobs that once sustained many American communities are disappearing at an alarming pace, keeping the unemployment rate stubbornly high despite the end of the Great Recession. More troubling, these

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Police seek people who threw dogs off overpass

November 12th, 2010 4:07 am by Michael Stone

Inez Castleberry has two possible explanations for being able to help two dogs that were thrown off a U.S. Highway 27 overpass: coincidence or an "act of God."As she was running a little late to work on Nov. 5, she saw a man next to a truck parked under t

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'Satan' promotes new church in North Carolina

November 11th, 2010 3:35 pm by Associated Press

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