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Blount County Sheriff's Office investigating alleged sexual assault at middle school

August 26th, 2010 4:57 am by Jim Balloch

The Blount County Sheriff's Office is investigating an alleged sexual assault at a middle school that some parents say was mishandled by school authorities and points to the need for a revised policy.Four officers of the Parent Teacher Student Organizatio

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East Tennessee man using ear buds hit and killed by train

August 25th, 2010 11:42 am by staff report

LAFOLLETTE - A 19-year-old LaFollette man walking along railroad tracks while wearing earbuds was struck and killed this morning by a train.Zackery L. Garde was killed in the 8:15 a.m. incident, according to LaFollette Police Chief James Lynch."He apparen

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Cutbacks force police to curtail calls for some crimes

August 25th, 2010 5:00 am by Staff Report

USA Today is reporting that budget cuts are forcing police around the country to stop responding to fraud, burglary and theft calls as officers focus limited resources on violent crime.Cutbacks in such places as Oakland, Tulsa and Norton, Mass. have force

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Cleric al-Awlaki dubbed 'bin Laden of the Internet'

August 25th, 2010 4:58 am by Staff Report

As a student at Colorado State, Yusuf Siddiqui remembered fellow student Anwar al-Awlaki as someone concerned mostly about the "simple-minded clichs" that characterized the way Muslims were depicted in American television and movies. He didn't express ext

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Church baptizes 177 in a day

August 25th, 2010 4:55 am by Clint Cooper

CHICKAMAUGA, Ga. For once, said Darrell Henry, the Baptists didn't beat the Methodists to the restaurants after Sunday services.Instead, on a recent Sunday at Oakwood Baptist Church, the congregation held fast to its pews and applauded after 177 people c

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Doctor waits a month to tell 1,700 patients their personal information lost

August 25th, 2010 4:52 am by Michael Stone

A private Chattanooga doctor's office waited about a month to notify more than 1,700 patients that some of their personal information had been lost.The Chattanooga Family Practice on Spring Creek Road first noticed that a computer flash drive with patient

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Tennessee woman charged with holding teenage drinking parties; 11 minors found under alcohol influence

August 25th, 2010 4:49 am by Josh Adams

FRANKLIN A woman police say was warned twice not to host an underage drinking party is facing a misdemeanor charge that she did host a gathering where 11 minors were found under the influence of alcohol.Kimberly Jill Benson, 44, of 6 Prescott Place, spok

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