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If you think this summer has been hot, better get used to it

August 11th, 2010 10:37 am by Staff Report

USA Today reports that this summer's stifling, deadly heat along the Eastern Seaboard and Deep South could be a preview of summers to come over the next few decades, according to a report about global warming to be published Wednesday by the National Wil

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Fed sees recovery slowing; Central Bank, worried about economic vigor, won't shrink securities portfolio

August 11th, 2010 4:49 am by Staff Report

The Federal Reserve, facing an economic recovery that it termed "more modest" than anticipated, said Tuesday it will stop shrinking its huge portfolio of securities by reinvesting the proceeds of maturing mortgages in U.S. Treasury debt.The Fed move is la

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Feds rethink home ownership policies; bigger down payments, higher mortgage rates, no more mortgage interest deductions, capital gains exemption on the table

August 11th, 2010 4:39 am by Staff Report

Just how much should Uncle Sam do to help Americans buy their own homes?For 70 years and for the last 15 in particular the answer has been: Whatever it takes.

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Tennessee to see $435.8 million under federal aid package

August 11th, 2010 4:33 am by Andy Sher

President Barack Obama on Tuesday signed a $26 billion state aid package that includes an estimated $435.8 million in education and Medicaid assistance for Tennessee and $550.3 million in similar help for Georgia.Earlier in the day, U.S. House members vot

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Fondling complaint against Nashville cop shelved

August 11th, 2010 4:29 am by Brian Haas

Police say Stacy Arendall was the first of four women sexually assaulted by one of their own officers. But had they taken her complaint seriously, Arendall said, she might have been the last. Her April 2009 complaint against Officer Jeffrey Poole went

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TVA increases rates because of August demand, electric bills to rise $1-$2

August 11th, 2010 4:27 am by Ed Marcum

TVA faced its highest demand for electrical power since 2007 this month and customers will be seeing an increase in their monthly bills because the agency had to buy extra electricity to meet this demand.TVA met a demand for electricity of more than 31,70

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GOP likely to take back delegation majority

August 11th, 2010 4:24 am by Michael Collins

WASHINGTON - The election is still three months away, but political prognosticators are already making one prediction: Republicans will take back a majority of seats in Tennessee's congressional delegation."Republicans will have the majority," said David

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Hearing in shooting of Elizabethton teen waived

August 11th, 2010 4:22 am by John Thompson

ELIZABETHTON A man accused of shooting a 16-year-old boy on the Jenkins Hollow Bridge in March has waived his right to a preliminary hearing and has been bound over to a Carter County grand jury on a charge of attempted second-degree murder.Robert Jacob

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