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If you hate traffic cameras, this will really get your blood boiling

July 28th, 2010 6:09 am by Staff Report

According to a Network World report radio-frequency I.D. (RFID) tags are a convenient way to track items and cut costs for companies. But this technology is increasingly being used to track other things, like security badges or even people giving it the

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Woman, 82, stranded for hours in car

July 28th, 2010 4:50 am by Staff Report

An 82-year-old Roanoke woman spent nearly five hours trapped in her car in Bedford County on Monday -- the car had driven down a steep, wooded embankment -- before being spotted by a passing motorist with a full bladder.For hours, cars and trucks whizzed

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Cities seek dismissal of red-light lawsuits

July 28th, 2010 4:43 am by Chris Carroll

A motion to dismiss lawsuits against traffic cameras argues that thousands of red-light offenders "are not entitled to a trial by jury, a presumption of innocence or a heightened burden of proof."The statement appears halfway through a 36-page court docum

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Most Tenn. voters in poll oppose guns-in-bars law

July 28th, 2010 4:39 am by Chas Sisk

A law that allows handguns into bars and restaurants that serve alcohol is proving to be unpopular with Tennesseans. Seven in 10 voters said they oppose the law passed earlier this year that lets holders of handgun carry permits take their weapons into

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Man charged with laundering more than $450K from Morristown church

July 28th, 2010 4:33 am by Staff Report

A Morristown man whose mother is being prosecuted after allegedly stealing from her Baptist church now faces charges of his own in the case. Michael Dean Whitt, 42, is charged with laundering more than $450,000. He surrendered to police Tuesday.Authoritie

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Ex-GOP chair faces violation claims

July 28th, 2010 4:29 am by Tom Humphrey

NASHVILLE - Former state Republican Chairwoman Robin Smith's handling of party finances has become an issue in the 3rd Congressional District primary with charges that she left a debt and paid "lavish bonuses" to a man who later became part of her campaig

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Couple accused of trying to extort money from Elizabethton businessman

July 28th, 2010 4:24 am by John Thompson

ELIZABETHTON An Asheville, N.C. couple was arrested Monday on charges of extorting $25,000 from Elizabethton businessman Carl Ray Nidiffer of Precipitator Service Group.Colleen Ann Smith, 53, and Daniel R. Smith, 56, were each charged with extortion. The

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Appco closes two stores; more targeted

July 27th, 2010 10:59 pm by Jeff Keeling

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