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Girls busted for phony Facebook pages

January 18th, 2011 4:37 am by Staff Report

According to a Smoking Gun report two Florida girls are facing cyberstalking charges for allegedly creating a fake Facebook profile in the name of a fellow high school student and placing obscene photos on the page, including one showing their classmate's

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Some Tenn. oral surgeons can give Botox shots, physicians oppose practice

January 18th, 2011 4:25 am by Tom Wilemon

The dentist's chair is the fountain of youth in states where people can have their mouth wrinkles erased while getting their teeth whitened. States including Iowa, Ohio and West Virginia allow dentists to inject Botox and dermal fillers. Beginning Thur

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TennCare will pay for obesity surgery, not dietary counseling

January 18th, 2011 4:10 am by Tom Wilemon

In state where a third of the population is obese, TennCare won't pay for the counseling services of a dietitian to help people lose weight, but it will cover bariatric surgeries once they get big enough to qualify. Nearly 400 obese TennCare patients ha

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Elizabethton man charged in murder-for-hire scheme indicted

January 18th, 2011 4:02 am by Becky Campbell

The man a Washington County sheriff's investigator accused in August of plotting to kill his ex-girlfriend's ex-boyfriend was indicted on the charge last week by a Washington County grand jury.Benjamin Thomas Barrick, 40, 517 E. Elk St., Apt. B2, Elizabet

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Va. child porn cases rise dramatically

January 17th, 2011 12:28 pm by Associated Press

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Chinese president says dollar-based system 'product of the past'

January 17th, 2011 4:38 am by Staff Report

Fox News is reporting that Chinese President Hu Jintao emphasized the need for cooperation with the U.S. in areas from new energy to space ahead of his visit to Washington this week, but he called the present U.S. dollar-dominated currency system a "produ

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Maine's new GOP Gov. tells MLK event representatives to 'kiss my butt'

January 17th, 2011 4:29 am by Staff Report

According to a USA Today report, Maine's new governor is the latest elected official to cause a stir with blunt talk telling critics to "kiss my butt."Gov. Paul LePage, a businessman who this month became Maine's first Republican governor in 16 years, de

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