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Man robs bank, crashes into 3 police cars, wrecks vehicle, sheriff says

June 30th, 2010 5:19 am by Staff Report

A suspected bank robber crashed into three police cruisers in Jefferson County on Tuesday afternoon before tossing the stolen cash onto Interstate 40 and then wrecking the pickup truck he was driving, authorities said.The robber, who hasn't been positivel

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2nd man killed in alleged South Knox County burglary ID'd

June 30th, 2010 5:16 am by Staff Report

Both of the men killed during an alleged South Knox County home burglary Sunday night had criminal records, according to the Knox County Sheriff's Office. Authorities on Tuesday identified the second man killed as Adam Peiffer, 25, of Knoxville.Peiffer ha

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Petraeus: Afghan withdrawals a process, not an exit

June 29th, 2010 11:43 am by Associated Press

WASHINGTON The July 2011 deadline for beginning U.S troops withdrawals from Afghanistan "is the beginning of a process, not the date when the U.S. heads for the exits," Army Gen. David H. Petraeus told senators Tuesday.

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Work-at-home job scams thrive on economic trouble

June 29th, 2010 4:37 am by Staff Report

According to a USA Today report work-at-home scams have been around for decades, but the economic downturn has given them a new urgency for both businesses and the unemployed. While some work-at-home offers, such as home-based customer service agents, can

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Roanoke's neo-Nazi White back in court again

June 29th, 2010 4:32 am by Staff Report

William A. White, Roanoke's most vociferous racist and the self-proclaimed commander of a neo-Nazi organization, again faces criminal charges.The 7th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals, in a decision released Monday, reinstated a charge that White encouraged v

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Graduation rate tanks UT ranking

June 29th, 2010 4:28 am by Joan Garrett

If the University of Tennessee is going to climb the ladder to national prominence, the state's flagship school must overhaul a prevailing campus culture that gives students the go-ahead to take five or six years to graduate.And scaling down the state lot

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Kroger pulls weekly 'Rutherford Reader' over 'hate rhetoric'

June 29th, 2010 4:24 am by Janell Ross

Anthony Mijares is a retired international cargo expediter and the kind of man who worked so hard that he sometimes brought a sleeping bag to the office. So, the most political thing he has had time to do is vote. But in April, all that changed.Complain

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