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Gov. Bill Haslam doubts state revenues will come roaring back next year

February 2nd, 2011 4:52 am by Chas Sisk

Gov. Bill Haslam is casting doubt on predictions that state revenues will come roaring back next year, but he says the state's tax receipts may still rebound enough this year to stave off layoffs and save some programs.State budgeters may have been too op

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TBI looks into missing records; ex-Lenoir City official meets with investigator

February 2nd, 2011 4:37 am by Natalie Neysa Alund

LENOIR CITY - A Tennessee Bureau of Investigation agent Tuesday questioned former Lenoir City Treasurer/Recorder/Clerk Debbie Cook as part of an investigation into missing personnel records of four assistant clerks.The clerks had been targeted for reprima

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Oak Ridge doctor defends cavity search in trial of man whom he paralyzed for exam

February 2nd, 2011 4:27 am by Jamie Satterfield

When it came to the extraordinary move to paralyze an Anderson County man to search his body for drugs, this doctor didn't hesitate."That exam was going to occur with or without his consent," Methodist Medical Center of Oak Ridge Dr. Michael LaPaglia test

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Interstate 40 wreck claims the life of Cocke County woman

February 2nd, 2011 4:21 am by Staff Report

The Morristown Citizen-Tribune is reporting a tractor-trailer/pickup truck crash on Interstate 40 in Jefferson County this morning claimed the life of one Cocke County woman and left another injured.Trooper Mike Holt said the crash just before 8 a.m., cl

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The real CSI: How America's patchwork system of death investigations puts the living at risk

February 1st, 2011 10:31 am by A.C. Thompson, et al., ProPublica

In detective novels and television crime dramas like "CSI," the nation's morgues are staffed by highly trained medical professionals equipped with the most sophisticated tools of 21st-century science. Operating at the nexus of medicine and criminal justic

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Update: Woman born in Sullivan County named 'oldest living person in the world'

February 1st, 2011 8:14 am by staff report

MONROE, Ga. (AP) At 114 years old and counting, Besse Cooper says it's "rather great" to be the oldest person in the world. She makes her 75-year-old son proud.

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Critics challenge traffic study that says red-light cameras save lives

February 1st, 2011 5:05 am by Staff Report

According to a USA Today report the national debate over red-light cameras is heating up again as a new analysis from a traffic safety group argues that the controversial devices saved 159 lives in 14 cities during a five-year period.The Insurance Institu

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