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States look at license plate cameras as new cash cow

August 12th, 2010 4:57 am by Staff Report

When Martin O'Malley became Maryland's governor in 2007, one of his first moves was to double the number of cameras used to spy on cars. The cameras, stationed at toll booths and parking garages and mounted on police cars, scan license plate numbers and i

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Perseid meteor shower to peak this evening

August 12th, 2010 4:39 am by Thomas R. Webber

Just a little more than a month after man-made Independence Day fireworks, nature is providing us with its own spectacular light show tonight - and a special planetary treat, thrown in to boot."This is a terrific opportunity to view the year's best meteor

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1 dead, 1 hurt in West Knoxville shooting

August 12th, 2010 4:37 am by Hayes Hickman

KNOXVILLE - Knoxville police were investigating a West Knoxville shooting Wednesday night that left one person dead, another injured and a number of people in custody for questioning.The shooting took place about 8:15 p.m. in a parking lot outside Whirlp

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Kingsport school officials react to report of lower local test results

August 11th, 2010 7:58 pm by Staff Report

According to a Tricities.com report students are back in the classroom and changes in the curriculum put in place last year will creating another challenging year ahead for students, parents and teachers. "The standards are more rigorous, there tougher, t

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