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Residents says Alcoa city officials making too much money

September 13th, 2010 4:19 am by Robert Wilson

Douglas Benton believes he knows excess when he sees it, and he sees it.Benton, a man with a varied background in business, says the administrative leaders of Alcoa simply make too much money for a city of about 9,000 people. And he intends to tell them s

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Synthetic marijuana available in local stores

September 12th, 2010 5:28 am by Staff Report

According to a Bristol Herald-Courier report, in a five minute span Wednesday afternoon, two young men walked into a new incense shop on the Virginia side of West State Street and asked for the herbal kind behind the counter. Depending on the brand and sc

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Despite crackdown, cooks adapt to make number of meth labs skyrocket

September 12th, 2010 5:09 am by Matt Lakin

Change the law, and the addicts change right along with it.Officers around Tennessee have seized 1,149 suspected methamphetamine labs so far this year at an average of more than 150 labs per month. That's already almost twice the state total from just fou

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Fantasy Football is the new Internet porn

September 12th, 2010 4:58 am by Staff Report

Mark St. Amant was at a crossroads. The 36-year-old associate creative director at Keiler & Co., a Farmington (Conn.) ad agency, was finding it difficult to balance his workload with his fantasy football team. So like any ambitious professional with a hea

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Klan slams illegals

September 12th, 2010 4:43 am by Staff Report

ELLIJAY, Ga. Ku Klux Klan members rallied here Saturday to condemn illegal immigration, homosexuality, sex offenders, blacks and President Barack Obama, while counterdemonstrators preached love for everyone.About 40 robe-clad Klansmen stood in the Gilmer

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Authorities investigating Ridges house fire

September 12th, 2010 4:31 am by Madison Mathews

Authorities are investigating the cause of a massive blaze that destroyed a Jonesborough home Saturday night.Seven units, including a unit from the Jonesborough Fire Department, responded to a fire at 202 Heather View Road in The Ridges subdivision around

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Housing forecast remains cloudy; The case against homeownership

September 12th, 2010 4:16 am by Staff Report

Over the past four years, Americans have lost more than $5 trillion in wealth tied up in their homes. Economists hold vastly different views on whether there are worse days to come, and whether the home was ever meant to be a nest egg.Market-watcher Barry

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