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Sex, usage of alcohol, drugs more common in heavy-texting teens

November 9th, 2010 9:54 am by Associated Press

ATLANTA (AP) Teens who text 120 times a day or more and there seems to be a lot of them are more likely to have had sex or used alcohol and drugs than kids who don't send as many messages, according to provocative new research.The study's authors aren'

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Oil near $90. Thanks a lot, Fed.

November 9th, 2010 4:56 am by Staff Report

CNN Money is reporting that oil prices are getting close to $90 again.Crude is currently trading around $87 a barrel. Prices have not topped $90 in more than two years. But now that the Federal Reserve has made its latest round of quantitative easing offi

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Bullying happening more often virtually than in person, researcher says

November 9th, 2010 4:36 am by Michael Stone

Cyberbullying is a "huge problem" for adolescents in the United States and one that is happening more often than face-to-face bullying, according to a researcher who visited Chattanooga on Monday."Bullying is of course not a new phenomenon -- it's been ar

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SW Va. deputies investigate double murder, suicide

November 9th, 2010 4:30 am by Staff Report

The Bristol Herald Courier is reporting that three people are dead in what Buchanan County Sheriff Ray Foster is calling a a double-murder and suicide.The sheriff's office received a call from Alvin Sheppard, 1038 Pond View Drive, at 11:02 a.m. Sheppard

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Former teaching assistant indicted; improper contact with student alleged

November 8th, 2010 1:07 pm by Staff Report

KNOXVILLE - Authorities this morning arrested a Gibbs High School teaching assistant who had been fired in 2009 after allegations of improper contact with a student.Scott Vandergriff, 36, of Fairmont Boulevard was booked this morning at the Knox County Sh

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Hawkins Co. man indicted in shooting death of ex-wife's boyfriend

November 8th, 2010 4:03 am by Becky Campbell

A Hawkins County man who allegedly laid in wait before firing a gun through his ex-wife's door and killing her boyfriend was indicted by a Washington County grand jury on first-degree murder and other charges this week.James Henry Allen, 49, Church Hill,

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