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Your anonymity is in name only for cutting-edge Web firms

August 4th, 2010 5:29 am by Staff Report

You may not know a company called [x+1] Inc., but it may well know a lot about you.From a single click on a web site, [x+1] correctly identified Carrie Isaac as a young Colorado Springs parent who lives on about $50,000 a year, shops at Wal-Mart and rents

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Tenn. among 9 Southern states where more than 30% are obese

August 4th, 2010 5:25 am by Staff Report

According to a USA Today report about a third of people in nine states - Tennessee is one of them - were obese in 2009, a dramatic increase from 2007, when only three states had obesity rates that high, a new survey from the Centers for Disease Control a

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Johnson City mayor hears renters complaints about uncaring owners

August 4th, 2010 5:11 am by Gary B. Gray

Absent, uncaring and perhaps negligent property owners continue to draw the ire of some Johnson City residents who showed up with photos and other documentation to make their case to Mayor Jane Myron at "Tuesday Talks with the Mayor.""I've had it up to he

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Washington Co. schools to see deep cuts

August 4th, 2010 5:08 am by Heather Richardson

The Washington County School System's budget took a large blow Tuesday evening as the Board of Education, in an effort to provide the County Commission with a balanced budget, voted to cut 12 positions, funding for new textbooks, funding for new buses and

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Two officers on paid leave while TBI investigates police shooting

August 3rd, 2010 5:05 am by Mealand Ragland-Hudgins

Two Rutherford County Sheriff's deputies are on paid administrative leave and three Murfreesboro police officers remain on duty after a weekend shooting. Sheriff's Cpl. Michael Moody, Sheriff's Cpl. Travis Robinson, Murfreesboro Police Sgt. Cary Gensem

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Man sent to jail for 151 months for having child pornography

August 3rd, 2010 4:08 am by Jamie Satterfield

When it came to this 28-year-old child pornography peddler, Merle Haggard said it best 'Momma Tried.''Talking to him about the Lord didn't help,' Becky Prater testified Monday on behalf of her son, Gabriel Todd Prater. 'So my husband and I prayed God wou

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Man files suit against Tenn. for right to carry a handgun without permit

August 2nd, 2010 1:04 pm by Juanita Cousins

A Williamson County man whose handgun carry permit was suspended has filed a lawsuit against the state to declare its law restricting the open carry of guns as void and unconstitutional. An attorney for Leonard Embody filed the lawsuit in Williamson Co

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