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Tenn, tea party rally demands rejection of health-care law

March 25th, 2010 12:00 am by Michael Cass

Tea party activists from across the state, buzzing with talk of tyranny and socialism, gathered Wednesday to protest health-care reform and demand that Tennessee reject it. "Now it's time to start the fight at the state level," Roane County Tea Party l

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Stabbed woman sics dog on burglar

March 25th, 2010 12:00 am by Staff Report

A woman stabbed Wednesday morning after she surprised a burglar in her home escaped further injury by unleashing her dog on the assailant.Rachel Posadas, 26, alerted the Knox County E-911 Center at 9:34 a.m. that her home at 836 Sidebrook Ave. had been bu

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Dodd defends Corker against reports

March 24th, 2010 12:00 am by Michael Collins

WASHINGTON - A U.S. senator who had been working with U.S. Sen. Bob Corker to develop regulations for the nation's financial industry is denying published reports that Corker sought to exclude payday lenders from the rules.Corker, a Chattanooga Republican

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BAE Systems lays off 200 in Jefferson County plant

March 24th, 2010 12:00 am by Roger Harris

Jefferson County's already struggling jobs market took another hit Tuesday when defense contractor BAE Systems said it was laying off 200 workers at its Jefferson City plant.The news follows the closing last month of BAE's Grainger County body armor plant

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