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Candidates stress jobs, real estate link

July 29th, 2010 4:02 am by JEFF KEELING

Three candidates for Tennessee governor touted their real estate experience to a local real estate group Wednesday, but job creation trumped specific housing industry legislation as the key to reviving property markets.Republican contenders Ron Ramsey and

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Red-light violations in Farragut increase

July 29th, 2010 4:01 am by Hugh Willett

Red-light camera violations in Farragut increased slightly during the second quarter of 2010, according to statistics released by the town this week.Farragut's three red-light enforcement cameras recorded 7,213 incidents April 1-June 30, resulting in 3,87

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White Pine man seeks help after attack, found dead outside mobile home

July 29th, 2010 3:59 am by Staff Report

WHITE PINE - Authorities in Jefferson County are investigating the slaying of a White Pine man who was found dead this morning inside his mobile home.Mickey Crocker, 67, was found by his sister about 9 a.m. in his home at 101 U.S. Highway 25E, according t

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Mother who had 3 babies die in her care gets 25 years for neglect of fourth kid

July 29th, 2010 3:57 am by Juanita Cousins

A Nashville mother who has had three babies die in her care was sentenced to 25 years in prison Wednesday in the neglect case of a fourth child, who was barely a day old when she was harmed. Vernica Ward Calloway, 32, has frustrated authorities for years

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Life insurance firms find a new way to profit from death benefits

July 28th, 2010 7:05 pm by Staff Report

NPR is reporting that life insurance companies delay issuing death benefits owed to families of service members and others by promising to hold the money in safekeeping, an investigation by Bloomberg Markets magazine found. Senior writer David Evans and C

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If you hate traffic cameras, this will really get your blood boiling

July 28th, 2010 6:09 am by Staff Report

According to a Network World report radio-frequency I.D. (RFID) tags are a convenient way to track items and cut costs for companies. But this technology is increasingly being used to track other things, like security badges or even people giving it the

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Woman, 82, stranded for hours in car

July 28th, 2010 4:50 am by Staff Report

An 82-year-old Roanoke woman spent nearly five hours trapped in her car in Bedford County on Monday -- the car had driven down a steep, wooded embankment -- before being spotted by a passing motorist with a full bladder.For hours, cars and trucks whizzed

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