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Mom says center took teen off needed drugs three months before suicide

July 9th, 2010 4:31 am by J.J. Stambaugh

The mother of a 15-year-old Knox County boy who hanged himself while in juvenile custody in Chattanooga said Thursday her son died because he wasn't given needed psychiatric medications by a drug treatment center overseeing his care.The head of the treatm

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Body found in Hampton identified

July 9th, 2010 4:27 am by John Thompson

ELIZABETHTON The body of a Valley Forge man was found Thursday morning inside a stolen truck that was parked near the Elizabethton Electric Department substation on Swimming Pool Road in Hampton.The Carter County Sheriff's Department identified the man a

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Second arrest made in Carter stabbing

July 9th, 2010 4:25 am by John Thompson

ELIZABETHTON The Carter County Sheriff's Department has made a second arrest in the Tuesday night stabbing at 163 Grace Lewis Road.Carl Gray Little, 44, 506 1/2 Cottage Ave., was arrested Wednesday night on charges of criminal attempt (second-degree murde

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Rural America may be next big jobs outsourcing location

July 8th, 2010 5:02 am by Staff Report

According to CNN Money as the national unemployment rate hovers near 10%, some companies are starting to eye job-hungry areas of the country as prime candidates for the kind of outsourced work that once would have gone overseas.Dubbed "ruralsourcing," "ru

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Israeli soldiers 'Rock the Casbah in Hebron' - YouTube video offends Palestinians

July 8th, 2010 4:57 am by Staff Report

The Christian Science Monitor reports that an absurd YouTube video of Israeli infantrymen on patrol and suddenly breaking out in a choreographed dance to American pop singer Kesha's "Tik Tok'' has gone viral with more than 1.6 million hits just days after

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Sam's Club test drives offering small business loans

July 8th, 2010 4:47 am by Staff Report

According to BusinessWeek Wal-Mart Stores Inc.'s Sam's Club unit will test an online loan program with Superior Financial Group LLC that aims to help small businesses access capital.Sam's Club members who qualify for loans can borrow $5,000 to $25,000 fro

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