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Senate's chief tax writer wants advocacy groups investigated

September 29th, 2010 1:33 am by Staff Report

The Wall Street Journal is reporting that the Senate's chief tax writer has called for a federal investigation into advocacy groups that have become increasingly popular vehicles for outside donations.These groups, known as 501(c)4s after the section of t

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Superintendent of East Tenn. youth center removed after inappropriate contact complaint

September 29th, 2010 1:17 am by Associated Press

DANDRIDGE, Tenn. (AP) The state has removed an East Tennessee youth center superintendent after a complaint alleging inappropriate contact between staff and a student.A report in The Knoxville News Sentinel says Phillip Ellis was moved from his post at M

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As bedbugs crop up locally, the only defense is vigilance

September 29th, 2010 1:14 am by Rebecca D. Williams

Whether you're staying at a luxury hotel or a $29-a-night special, follow the advice of health experts: Always check beneath the covers for bedbugs before you say goodnight."I always take the sheets off and peel back the seam of the mattress to look in th

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Erwin prosecutor says little of TBI probe of misuse of prisoners at Unicoi jail

September 29th, 2010 1:09 am by Brad Hicks

ERWIN District Attorney General Tony Clark issued a news release Tuesday regarding the investigation of the Unicoi County Sheriff's Department being conducted by the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation.However, the release offers little new information abo

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5 dead in Tennessee home fire

September 28th, 2010 11:03 am by Associated Press

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Rising income inequality presents long-term problems for the economy

September 28th, 2010 5:25 am by Staff Report

According to a BusinessWeek report, it isn't that nothing has happened in Washington since the credit markets froze and the economy tanked two years ago. Far from it. The combination of massive fiscal stimulus, bank bailouts, auto restructurings, and dram

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'I'll work till I die': Older workers say no to retirement

September 28th, 2010 5:23 am by Staff Report

NEW YORK (CNNMoney.com) -- Gone are the days of golf and gardening into the golden years. Many older workers are working well into retirement and it's not just because they have to, it's because they want to.Bob Alper, who has supported himself as a full-

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