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Ron Ramsey saluted for being a good loser

August 10th, 2010 3:41 am by Gail Kerr

Don't worry I didn't have a brain transplant while I was on vacation. Ramsey is far too divisive to have made a good governor. But I salute him for losing graciously. He acted like a gentleman in conceding defeat to Knoxville Mayor Bill Haslam on electio

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Taco Bell eyed as CDC looks into salmonella outbreak

August 9th, 2010 5:53 am by Staff Report

The Louisville Courier-Journal is reporting that federal health investigators are looking into a salmonella outbreak with suspected links to Taco Bell outlets that sickened at least 155 people in 21 states.The outbreaks of two distinct salmonella pathogen

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20% of mortgages are underwater

August 9th, 2010 4:42 am by Staff Report

According to a CNN Money report more than 20% of the nation's mortgage borrowers owe more than their homes are worth.At 21.5% for the third quarter, it is a small improvement over the previous quarter, when 23.3% of loans were underwater, according to rea

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New chancellor vows more efficient, cohesive Tenn. community college system

August 9th, 2010 4:24 am by Joan Garrett

The Tennessee Board of Regent's new chancellor, John Morgan, said one of his first orders of business will be to carve out a more efficient and cohesive community college system."We need to create (a community college system) as a higher education system

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GOP moderate prevails over conservatives yet again in Tenn.

August 9th, 2010 4:19 am by Andy Sher

NASHVILLE It's beginning to sound a little like an old Porter Wagoner tune: another day, another dollar and when daylight comes, Tennessee Republican conservatives lose yet another statewide GOP primary contest.So when Knoxville Mayor Bill Haslam on Thur

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Washingington Co. deputies caught having sex in woods were not alone, third person cited

August 8th, 2010 4:34 am by Becky Campbell

New information detailed in federal court citations issued to two off-duty Washington County sheriff's deputies caught drinking and having sex in the woods indicates the two were not alone.A third person, a man identified as a student and "not employed as

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The red-hot debate over raising the retirement age

August 7th, 2010 2:16 pm by Staff Report

Of all the flash points in the debate over Social Security, few generate as much heat as raising the retirement age. According to a CNN Money report it's time to lay bare the arguments.Today, the normal or full retirement age is 66, up from 65 a decade ag

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