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California-to-East-Tennessee cocaine supplier gets life sentence

September 29th, 2010 9:55 am by Jamie Satterfield

How big a blow did federal authorities wield in busting up a California-to-East Tennessee cocaine pipeline? Consider San Francisco supplier Raynard Davis' reaction."Raynard Davis, upon his arraignment, collapsed in court," Assistant U.S. Attorney David Le

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Senate's chief tax writer wants advocacy groups investigated

September 29th, 2010 1:33 am by Staff Report

The Wall Street Journal is reporting that the Senate's chief tax writer has called for a federal investigation into advocacy groups that have become increasingly popular vehicles for outside donations.These groups, known as 501(c)4s after the section of t

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Superintendent of East Tenn. youth center removed after inappropriate contact complaint

September 29th, 2010 1:17 am by Associated Press

DANDRIDGE, Tenn. (AP) The state has removed an East Tennessee youth center superintendent after a complaint alleging inappropriate contact between staff and a student.A report in The Knoxville News Sentinel says Phillip Ellis was moved from his post at M

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As bedbugs crop up locally, the only defense is vigilance

September 29th, 2010 1:14 am by Rebecca D. Williams

Whether you're staying at a luxury hotel or a $29-a-night special, follow the advice of health experts: Always check beneath the covers for bedbugs before you say goodnight."I always take the sheets off and peel back the seam of the mattress to look in th

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Erwin prosecutor says little of TBI probe of misuse of prisoners at Unicoi jail

September 29th, 2010 1:09 am by Brad Hicks

ERWIN District Attorney General Tony Clark issued a news release Tuesday regarding the investigation of the Unicoi County Sheriff's Department being conducted by the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation.However, the release offers little new information abo

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