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W. Va. pulling the plug on generous state retiree benefit

July 13th, 2010 4:42 am by Staff Report

According to Stateline.org, one of the perks of being a West Virginia state employee or public school teacher is a monthly subsidy paid primarily by the state that helps workers cover the costs of their health insurance premiums upon retirement. The ave

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Man says he choked, beat teenage girl with tire iron so he could get her SUV

July 13th, 2010 4:32 am by Staff Report

According to a Roanoke Times report, the man charged with killing Cara Holley confessed to police that he choked, kicked and bludgeoned the 18-year-old with a tire iron so he could he could take her SUV and leave Roanoke, according to a search warrant fil

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3-year-old girl dies of gunshot wound

July 13th, 2010 4:22 am by Staff Report

A 3-year-old girl was shot and killed Monday after she and her sibling gained access to a loaded gun in their parent's bedroom, Chattanooga police said.The girl, who was shot in the chest at her family's rented house at 2008 Tinsley Place off 23rd Street,

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Wilson County parents charged in beating death of 4-year-old

July 13th, 2010 4:20 am by Staff Report

Neighbors say they didn't even know a Wilson County pediatrician and her husband had adopted a second child until they saw her being rushed out of the couple's home and into a waiting ambulance earlier this month. Now the doctor and her husband are facing

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Tennessee lawmakers mull immigration issue

July 12th, 2010 4:32 am by Lola Alapo

Dealing with the problem of illegal immigration means Americans must also be willing to pay the price, one Tennessee senator said. As underpaid illegal immigrants leave jobs, 'It will cost us more at the store for goods and services,' Sen. Tim Burchett sa

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Woman arrested after using false prescription at pharmacy drive-thru while under influence

July 12th, 2010 4:29 am by Staff Report

Attempting to obtain narcotics using a fraudulent prescription at a pharmacy drive-thru landed a city woman in jail after police determined she was also driving under the influence with small children in the vehicle, a Johnson City Police news release sai

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GOP candidates for governor like chances going into early vote

July 10th, 2010 4:58 pm by Associated Press

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) Ron Ramsey and Zach Wamp acknowledged Saturday that Bill Haslam is the front-runner going into the week before early voting for Tennessee's Republican gubernatorial nomination, but both expressed confidence that they can turn the ti

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