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Temp hiring is back. Is a jobs recovery next?

October 6th, 2010 5:03 am by Staff Report

According to CNNMoney.com, when temporary hiring picks up, full time jobs are soon to follow. At least, that's the way it's supposed to work. But so far, that hasn't happened this time.Jobs in the temporary services industry are up 22.1% year-over-year, a

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Tea Parties forge alliances in bid to advance agendas

October 6th, 2010 4:58 am by Staff Report

RICHMOND, Va.The tea-party movement is turning more professional. Around the country, tea-party groups are building increasingly sophisticated political organizations and overcoming early bickering to push legislative platforms, elect their own delegates,

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Boucher opponent quizzes 1-81 workers about immigration status while filming them for YouTube video - VIDEO

October 6th, 2010 4:51 am by Mason Adams

According to a Roanoke Times report the men in florescent vests and hard hats on the side of Interstate 81 near Marion look nervous as they're interrogated by the cameraman. "Are you here legally? No? I'm not the police. I'm just curious," asks the man ho

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Tenn. jail's used underwear policy irks some

October 6th, 2010 4:47 am by Randall Higgins

CLEVELAND, Tenn. Should county inmates be issued laundered but previously worn underwear? Bradley County Constable Dewayne Hicks said Tuesday he is offended.The subject was briefly mentioned by Sheriff Jim Ruth during an hour-plus meeting with the County

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Teen escapes man after he tries to force her into truck

October 6th, 2010 4:40 am by Staff Report

A teenage girl was able to fight free from a man who grabbed her and tried to force her into his truck, a Knoxville police spokesman said Tuesday.The 15-year-old girl told police she got off the school bus between 5 p.m. and 5:15 p.m. Monday at the inters

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Unicoi man charged in two store robberies

October 6th, 2010 4:24 am by Chelsea Farnam

Two downtown corner stores were robbed in under an hour, leading to the arrest of an area man Tuesday morning, police said.Police arrested 29-year-old Charles A. Cash, 1205 Old Iron Mountain Road, Unicoi, and charged him with theft, simple assault and eva

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In some states, incarcerated kids get drugged to alter behavior, despite risks

October 5th, 2010 3:09 pm by Marian Wang, ProPublica

Though the use of antipsychotic drugs on children is believed to carry significant risks even when used properly to treat bipolar disorder and schizophrenia, it's not uncommon in some states for juveniles in detention to be prescribed antipsychotics simp

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