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Landlord charged with shooting tenant in trailer park confrontation

July 23rd, 2010 11:54 pm by Becky Campbell and Madison Mathews

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Authorities suspect missing Pigeon Forge worker fell into industrial mulch grinder

July 23rd, 2010 11:26 am by staff report

PIGEON FORGE - Authorities suspect a 50-year-old employee of a composting operation fell into tubes designed to turn garbage into mulch."We anticipate he's in one of those tubes," Pigeon Forge Police Department Detective David Joyner said this morning. "I

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Va. teacher charged with having sex with teenage student

July 23rd, 2010 4:45 am by Staff Report

CHRISTIANSBURG -- A former Christiansburg High School teacher was charged Tuesday with having sex with one of her students during the 2008-09 school year.Diana Eckes Canter, 34, of Christiansburg was charged with eight felony counts of taking indecent lib

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BlueCross surplus sparks calls for premium cuts

July 23rd, 2010 4:38 am by Dave Flessner

Tennessee's biggest health insurer could use its growing surplus to lower its health care premiums, a new study from Consumers Union suggests.BlueCross BlueShield of Tennessee and other plans from nonprofit Blues have nearly doubled their reserves over th

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GOP candidates all in attack mode in TV commercials

July 23rd, 2010 4:22 am by Tom Humphrey

commercials, accusing one another of questionable deeds while being accused of distortions.Knoxville Mayor Bill Haslam, the apparent front-runner and the subject of earlier televised criticism by fellow Republicans U.S. Rep. Zack Wamp and state Sen. Ron R

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Rogersville man accused in NE Tenn. bank, market robberies pleads guilty

July 23rd, 2010 4:16 am by Staff Report

GREENEVILLE A man accused of a yearlong regional robbery spree that included a bank heist in Fall Branch in April pleaded guilty Thursday in U.S. District Court, according to a U.S. attorney's office news release.Shannon Cavin, 37, Rogersville, was charg

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