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Tennessee jobless benefits checks delayed

June 8th, 2010 4:05 am by Jenny Upchurch

A computer error sent panic through the ranks of jobless Tennesseans this week, when about 20,000 people were told incorrectly that their unemployment benefits had ended. Now, thousands of unemployment checks will be delayed because people couldn't cer

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Nashville Baptist leader backs citizenship for illegal immigrants

June 8th, 2010 4:02 am by Staff Report

When Nashville's Richard Land talks to Hispanic Southern Baptists this month, he'll tell them the denomination supports establishing a path to U.S. citizenship for illegal immigrants. After borders are secure, he'll say, there needs to be a way for them

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'Criminal aliens' targeted; Knox sheriff first in Tenn. to work with U.S. Immigration

June 8th, 2010 3:52 am by Staff Report

The Knox County Sheriff's Office has begun forwarding the fingerprint records of all local arrestees to federal immigration officials under a program designed to identify "criminal aliens" who are eligible for deportation.The Sheriff's Office is the first

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Accused Johnson City shooter surrenders to police

June 8th, 2010 3:48 am by Staff Report

A Johnson City man accused of accidentally shooting a woman during a weekend argument turned himself in Monday, police said in a news release.Chad Bishop, 31, 2620 Park Ave., was charged with six counts of felony reckless endangerment following the incide

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Say goodbye to full-time jobs with benefits

June 7th, 2010 4:47 am by Staff Report

According to a CNN Money report jobs may be coming back, but they aren't the same ones workers were used to. Many of the jobs employers are adding are temporary or contract positions not the traditional full-time jobs with benefits. With unemployment rema

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There's a price to pay for being jacked-in to information technology

June 7th, 2010 4:42 am by Staff Report

The Internet may not really be making people stupid but according to an International Herald Tribune report scientists say juggling e-mail, phone calls and other incoming information can change how people think and behave. And, the bursts of information u

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Doctors take notes from airlines' fees

June 7th, 2010 4:33 am by Staff Report

They're still in the minority, but according to a USA Today report, a growing number of doctors are boosting revenue by asking patients to pay for services they say insurance doesn't cover.The extra payments include no-show fees of $30-$50 for missed app

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Tenn. General Assembly still in session as House, Senate spar

June 7th, 2010 4:19 am by Tom Humphrey

NASHVILLE - A new round of House-Senate hostility developed Saturday with multiple legislative issues still in play and adjournment of the 106th General Assembly delayed.Senate Speaker Ron Ramsey said that House leaders, including Speaker Kent Williams, b

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