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TBI arrests Vonore mayor, Monroe County Democratic Party chief

September 8th, 2010 4:32 am by Staff Report

VONORE, Tenn. - The mayor of Vonore and the Monroe County Democratic Party chairman were arrested today on charges of using inmate labor for private purposes.The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation arrested Mayor Larry Summey, 64, and chairman Charles Kenne

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Candlelight vigil planned to oppose Quran burning

September 8th, 2010 4:30 am by Staff Report

Dove World Outreach Center in Gainesville, Fla., organizers said. The vigil will be held 7-8 p.m. at the pavilion behind Oak Ridge Civic Center.Plans by members of the small Florida-based church to burn copies of the central religious text of Islam on the

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Unicoi man pleads guilty to lesser charge in stabbing case

September 8th, 2010 4:27 am by Becky Campbell

A Unicoi County man charged with attempted murder in a 2009 drunken campground altercation pleaded guilty to a lesser charge in Washington County Criminal Court Tuesday.Teddy Matthew Hyatt, 27, of Unicoi, has been jailed since the April 26, 2009, stabbing

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Johnson City mother charged with endangerment, public intoxication; boy, 5, seen lighting bottle rockets with cigarette

September 8th, 2010 4:23 am by NET Staff report

A Labor Day weekend party ended with a 5-year-old boy taken into state custody and his mother jailed on endangerment and public intoxication charges.Johnson City police were called to 1920 E. Myrtle Ave. about 1 p.m. Sunday on reports of what was describe

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Economy's looking up for now as double-dip fears ease

September 7th, 2010 5:25 am by David J. Lynch

Never has mediocre looked so good.A steady flow of not-entirely-terrible economic news has eased worries of renewed recession and shifted the political spotlight from the Federal Reserve to the White House.

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Corker, Alexander among 25 wealthiest in Congress

September 7th, 2010 5:21 am by Dave Flessner

Tennessee's U.S. senators are among the richest of the 535-member Congress, according to newly released financial disclosures.U.S. Sen. Bob Corker, R-Tenn., added more than $1 million to his wealth in 2009. With a worth last year of at least $18.3 million

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Obesity often begins in Tenn with overweight mother

September 7th, 2010 5:19 am by Christina E. Sanchez

Tennessee's obesity epidemic could have roots much deeper than just the food we're eating now it may trace back to the time in our mothers' wombs. Women who gain too much weight during pregnancy give birth to bigger babies and increase the infants' ch

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Tenn. 2nd-most medicated state, despite reforms

September 7th, 2010 5:16 am by Christina E. Sanchez

Overwhelmed by poor overall health and prescription drug abuse, Tennessee has been slow to reduce how many prescriptions residents use each year since it was named the most medicated state three years ago. State health officials, physicians and pharmac

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Teacher arrested after pulling gun on teens

September 7th, 2010 5:13 am by Associated Press

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (AP) Police have accused a high school teacher of holding teenagers at gunpoint after he found them ghost-hunting in a Tennessee graveyard.The Hamilton County Sheriff's Office says deputies went to Shipley Cemetery, outside of Chattano

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Construction boomlet: Even with the sour economy, three large building projects are under way in Johnson City

September 7th, 2010 5:10 am by JEFF KEELING

It turns convention on its head just a bit: A drive through south Johnson City along State of Franklin Road, from its intersection with West Market Street, past East Tennessee State University and downtown and through to East Main just past City Hall reve

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