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Elders of the economy say, 'raise taxes now'

August 10th, 2010 9:58 am by Staff Report

First it was Greenspan. Now one by one other elders of the economy are speaking out against deficits, and they're making the surprising argument for higher taxes.According to CNN Money, former Federal Reserve chairman Alan Greenspan was first and has take

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Johnson City caregiver charged with taking more than $4,600 from elderly woman in her care

August 10th, 2010 3:58 am by Brad Hicks

A Johnson City woman was arrested Friday by the Unicoi County Sheriff's Department for allegedly stealing more than $4,600 over the course of approximately eight months from the elderly Unicoi County woman in her care.Amy E. Wooten, 40, 310 Amity Lane, Jo

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Two charged after Roan Mountain barn fire

August 10th, 2010 3:56 am by John Thompson

ROAN MOUNTAIN A man and woman who said they walked away from a halfway house in Knoxville were arrested Friday after they were found walking on Tiger Creek Road near a burning barn."They weren't charged with arson because it appears they did not intentio

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Boomers wanting to work past retirement age find limited options

August 10th, 2010 3:54 am by Staff Report

According to a USA Today report, Baby Boomers approaching retirement age are in for a rude awakening.Many want to keep working, knowing that they likely will live well into their 80s and 90s, stay healthier than previous generations and need more cash to

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Couple that served as youth leaders at Maryville church to face rape charges

August 10th, 2010 3:46 am by Robert Wilson

MARYVILLE - The rape and sexual battery case against a couple that served as youth leaders at the church their alleged victims attended will go before a Blount County grand jury on Sept. 13, the seventh time the panel has been scheduled to consider the ch

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Halls businessman acquitted of rape charges

August 10th, 2010 3:44 am by Jamie Satterfield

A Halls businessman was acquitted Monday of charges he molested and raped a young girl in his charge. The decision came after a day of high drama in the four-day trial of John Edward Young.Young, 49, has been standing trial in Knox County Criminal Court J

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Prominent Tenn. priest may be in hot water over viral video

August 10th, 2010 3:43 am by Bob Smietana

A prominent Nashville priest may face church discipline for criticizing Roman Catholic teaching on celibate priests, birth control and papal authority.At issue is a video posted last week on the website of St. Edward Catholic Church in Nashville. In it, t

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Ron Ramsey saluted for being a good loser

August 10th, 2010 3:41 am by Gail Kerr

Don't worry I didn't have a brain transplant while I was on vacation. Ramsey is far too divisive to have made a good governor. But I salute him for losing graciously. He acted like a gentleman in conceding defeat to Knoxville Mayor Bill Haslam on electio

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Taco Bell eyed as CDC looks into salmonella outbreak

August 9th, 2010 5:53 am by Staff Report

The Louisville Courier-Journal is reporting that federal health investigators are looking into a salmonella outbreak with suspected links to Taco Bell outlets that sickened at least 155 people in 21 states.The outbreaks of two distinct salmonella pathogen

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