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Tennessee bill would jail Shariah followers

February 23rd, 2011 5:05 am by Bob Smietana

A proposed Tennessee law would make following the Islamic code known as Shariah law a felony, punishable by 15 years in jail.State Sen. Bill Ketron, R-Murfreesboro, and state Rep. Judd Matheny, R-Tullahoma, introduced the same bill in the Senate and House

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Oak Ridge traffic cameras ignite sign war

February 23rd, 2011 5:01 am by Bob Fowler

OAK RIDGE - Kay Williamson and others continue to put signs next to busy city streets urging that the city's traffic safety cameras be "killed."And police officers continue to take those signs down.

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Unicoi Co. man convicted of illegal bear trapping

February 23rd, 2011 4:57 am by Brad Hicks

ERWIN A man from the Flag Pond community of Unicoi County has been convicted of multiple trapping violations that occurred over the past year, the Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency announced Tuesday.William Ayers, 59, pleaded guilty to four different t

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Couple shot inside Johnson County home

February 23rd, 2011 4:52 am by John Thompson

MOUNTAIN CITY The Johnson County Sheriff's Department is investigating a shooting in which a husband and wife were shot early Tuesday morning.The victims were identified as Arvil Clark, 66, and Margaret Clark, 67, 680 Sugar Creek Road. Investigator Adam

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High court refuses to hear appeal of 10 Commandments case

February 22nd, 2011 4:10 pm by Associated Press

LEXINGTON, Ky. The U.S. Supreme Court has refused to hear more arguments in a case in which courts struck down displays of the Ten Commandments in the Pulaski and McCreary County courthouses in Kentucky, the American Civil Liberties Union of Kentucky ann

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