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Accused abductor of 12-year-old Roanoke girl returned to face charges

December 16th, 2010 2:02 am by Amanda Codispoti and Jorge Valencia

Jeffrey Easley, caught with his slain girlfriend's 12-year-old daughter in San Francisco last week, landed in Roanoke on Wednesday night with two detectives to face abduction charges.Easley, 32, was brought off a passenger jet at Roanoke Regional Airport

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U.S. House grants residency status to widow of E. Tenn. Marine

December 16th, 2010 1:59 am by Michael Collins

WASHINGTON - It's not over yet.Robin Ferschke's two-year battle to move her widowed daughter-in-law and 22-month-old grandson from Japan to East Tennessee headed toward a final resolution on Wednesday when the U.S. House voted to grant permanent residency

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Exiting Tenn Congressman Zach Wamp may be headed for TV

December 15th, 2010 12:54 pm by Associated Press

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Nashville mayor seeks to expand city's anti-bias policies

December 15th, 2010 4:17 am by Nate Rau

Mayor Karl Dean called on the city's boards and commissions Tuesday to adopt a nondiscrimination policy that protects workers based on sexual orientation and gender identity. In a letter to eight government boards that Dean appoints but that operate au

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Red-light violators fined less speedily; accidents down at camera sites; people 'learning'

December 15th, 2010 4:15 am by Rebecca Ferrar

Police in the first nine months of this year discarded almost half the 160,623 instances in which motorists were caught by cameras running a red light, according to the Knoxville Police Department.That leaves 86,075 citations that ended up being mailed to

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Child playing with lighter starts fire, burns down house

December 15th, 2010 4:12 am by NET Staff report

ELIZABETHTON The home of a mother and her two small children at 924 Walker St. was destroyed by fire on Monday evening when her 4-year-old child played with a cigarette lighter, fire officials said.Kathy Branson said her son was playing with the lighter

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'Likker' tales in legal battle: Moonshiner Popcorn Sutton's widow, daughter split over rights to book

December 14th, 2010 9:46 am by Jamie Satterfield

The widow and daughter of a famed Cocke County moonshiner who killed himself rather than go back to prison are locked in a legal battle over the rights to his autobiographical book."

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Traffic camera standards eyed in Tenn.

December 14th, 2010 4:54 am by Andy Sher

NASHVILLE -- Tennessee lawmakers may take another look in the upcoming session at cities' use of traffic cameras to catch speeders and red-light runners.Lawmakers are discussing guidelines to make sure camera programs boost safety rather than serve as hig

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Study finds 1 in 5 high school students admit to dating violence

December 14th, 2010 4:49 am by Staff Report

According to a USA Today report, almost one-fifth of high-school students admit they physically abused someone they were dating, and those same students were likely to have abused other students and their siblings, a new study finds.The study provides new

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