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Mexican workers sue Newport farm for abuses

April 13th, 2011 4:52 am by Ed Marcum

Fifteen Mexican guestworkers have filed a lawsuit in federal court against Newport-based tomato grower Fish Farms, alleging a series of abuses including spraying pesticides near their trailers, subjecting them to inhumane working conditions, threatening t

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Teacher suspended for day over having students surround boy and oink at him

April 13th, 2011 4:49 am by Bob Fowler

HARRIMAN - A Roane County kindergarten teacher who reportedly told students to encircle a classmate, call him a pig and make pig noises because the boy is messy, received a one-day unpaid suspension and had a letter of reprimand placed in her file.

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Teacher, coach to serve 4 years for having sex with girls

April 13th, 2011 4:46 am by Duncan Adams

Trust betrayed. Hearts shattered. Premature exposure to an adult world. Lasting damage.The mothers of two teenage girls seduced by former high school teacher and football coach Richard I. "Rick" Witt beginning in 2008 testified during a two-hour sentencin

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Student injured in gang crossfire

April 13th, 2011 4:43 am by Staff Report

At at a time when it is trying to attract more white students to campus, Pearl-Cohn High School is dealing with the aftermath of a gang-related shooting.

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Sources: Predator drone may have killed US troops

April 12th, 2011 2:39 pm by Associated Press

The military is investigating what appears to be the first case of American troops killed by a missile fired from a U.S. drone.The investigation is looking into the deaths of a Marine and a Navy medic killed by a Hellfire missile fired from a Predator aft

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