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'No backdoor options' to case of Big Stone Gap native held prisoner in Pakistan

March 8th, 2011 4:38 am by Staff Report

The International News is reporting that Prime Minister Syed Yusuf Raza Gilani on Monday reiterated his government's resolve not to take any step against national interest and said that the government has taken a tougher stance with the Americans on the R

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Washington Co. jailer arrested after inmates caught with cell phone

March 8th, 2011 4:26 am by Rex Barber

A ringing cell phone in an inmate pod at the Washington County Detention Center Friday night prompted a search for source that resulted in contraband charges against an officer, investigators announced Monday.The phone was heard by a pod guard and a searc

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Pakistan rejects another US request related to Big Stone Gap native

March 7th, 2011 5:02 am by Staff Report

According to an NDTV report Pakistani authorities have turned down a US request to shift suspected CIA contractor Raymond Davis from Lahore's Kot Lakhpat Jail to the Governor House for his safety, according to a media report published on Monday."After exa

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Teachers colleges oppose rankings

March 7th, 2011 4:45 am by Jennifer Brooks

When it's time to choose a college, students weigh dozens of factors, such as the cost of tuition, the distance from home, the financial aid package, the football team.Once students have their choices narrowed down to a few, then it's time to open up the

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UT senate to vote on resolution against firearms legislation

March 7th, 2011 4:37 am by Megan Boehnke

Faculty at the University of Tennessee have a message for the Legislature: We don't want to carry guns.The Faculty Senate is looking to pass a resolution at its meeting today opposing state House and Senate bills that would allow permit-holding gun owners

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Hamblen neighbors survive encounter with Knox man accused of killing his parents

March 7th, 2011 4:23 am by Staff Report

A recent prison parolee identified as a suspect in the killing of his parents in Knox County was arrested Saturday in Bulls Gap, but not before making a violent pass through Morristown Friday afternoon, according to authorities.The murder suspect, Adam Jo

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