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It's a great time to be rich in America

December 16th, 2010 2:39 am by Staff Report

BusainessWeek is reporting that a bonanza of new and extended tax benefits could make it as easy as ever for the rich to stay that way.Under legislation approved by the U.S. Senate on Wednesday, Dec. 15, and now moving on to the House, savvy wealthy Ameri

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Man shot by JC cop had been convicted of assaulting police

December 16th, 2010 2:08 am by NET Staff report

A Carter County man shot by police after he pulled a rifle on officers who responded to a domestic call has a history of assaulting law enforcement.Roderick Earl Colbaugh, 44, 216 Lacy Hollow Road, Elizabethton, remained in the Johnson City Medical Center

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Man hospitalized with stab wounds to face and neck

December 16th, 2010 2:06 am by NET Staff report

Police are investigating the stabbing of a man who was picked up by emergency medical personnel outside a city residence Wednesday.Officers said the stabbing did not occur at 307 W. Watauga Ave., where the man was found and transported by ambulance to the

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Accused abductor of 12-year-old Roanoke girl returned to face charges

December 16th, 2010 2:02 am by Amanda Codispoti and Jorge Valencia

Jeffrey Easley, caught with his slain girlfriend's 12-year-old daughter in San Francisco last week, landed in Roanoke on Wednesday night with two detectives to face abduction charges.Easley, 32, was brought off a passenger jet at Roanoke Regional Airport

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U.S. House grants residency status to widow of E. Tenn. Marine

December 16th, 2010 1:59 am by Michael Collins

WASHINGTON - It's not over yet.Robin Ferschke's two-year battle to move her widowed daughter-in-law and 22-month-old grandson from Japan to East Tennessee headed toward a final resolution on Wednesday when the U.S. House voted to grant permanent residency

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Exiting Tenn Congressman Zach Wamp may be headed for TV

December 15th, 2010 12:54 pm by Associated Press

Zach Wamp

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Nashville mayor seeks to expand city's anti-bias policies

December 15th, 2010 4:17 am by Nate Rau

Mayor Karl Dean called on the city's boards and commissions Tuesday to adopt a nondiscrimination policy that protects workers based on sexual orientation and gender identity. In a letter to eight government boards that Dean appoints but that operate au

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Red-light violators fined less speedily; accidents down at camera sites; people 'learning'

December 15th, 2010 4:15 am by Rebecca Ferrar

Police in the first nine months of this year discarded almost half the 160,623 instances in which motorists were caught by cameras running a red light, according to the Knoxville Police Department.That leaves 86,075 citations that ended up being mailed to

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Child playing with lighter starts fire, burns down house

December 15th, 2010 4:12 am by NET Staff report

ELIZABETHTON The home of a mother and her two small children at 924 Walker St. was destroyed by fire on Monday evening when her 4-year-old child played with a cigarette lighter, fire officials said.Kathy Branson said her son was playing with the lighter

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