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Islamic extremists watching American protests over mosques with glee

August 24th, 2010 6:21 am by Staff Report

NPR is reporting counter terrorism experts worry the controversy surrounding an Islamic center near ground zero in Lower Manhattan is playing right into the hands of radical extremists.The supercharged debate over the proposed center has attracted the att

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The latest real estate rip-off?

August 24th, 2010 5:15 am by Staff Report

CNN Money is asking its readers: "Would you be willing to pay the original builder a fee when you resell your home?" That's an obligation some developers are trying to slap on homeowners in their communities.Many condo and townhouse dwellers are already f

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States struggle to slow prescription drug abuse

August 24th, 2010 5:12 am by Staff Report

In the past decade, prescription drug abuse has soared to new levels. A recent White House study found a 400 percent increase in abuse from 1998 to 2008. Other experts cite the doubling of prescription drug-related emergency room visits from 2004 to 2008

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Police arrest man suspected in Knoxville chainsaw attack

August 23rd, 2010 1:28 pm by Staff Report

WILLIAMSBURG, Ky. - Kentucky Police have arrested a Whitley County, Ky., landscape worker accused of assaulting a West Knox County homeowner with a chainsaw on Saturday.Police located Brandon Petrey, 27, in Whitley County and arrested him at 10:09 p.m. Su

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Grandmother drowns trying to save 2-year-old grandson

August 23rd, 2010 10:51 am by Staff Report

The Bristol Herald Courier is reporting a 57-year-old Haysi woman died trying to rescue her 2-year-old grandson after the toddler had fallen into the water near Flannagan Dam.Both the toddler and his grandmother were pulled from the water Saturday by a pa

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Imaging at the doctor's office: Good thing or transparent ploy?

August 23rd, 2010 4:31 am by Staff Report

USA Today is reporting that John Finkenberg, an orthopedic surgeon in San Diego, used to sent patients who needed MRIs to outside imaging centers. But last year, he and his five partners bought their own million-dollar machine. Now, he says, the doctors

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Former E. Tenn. priest faces arraignment on child molestation charges today

August 23rd, 2010 4:27 am by Jessie Gable

A former Chattanooga priest is set to be arraigned at 2 p.m. today in Virginia on child molestation charges.William Casey faces one charge of committing an indecent act with a minor and another charge of sodomy with a minor, said officials at the court cl

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Gray man accused of threatening family with shotgun, hitting wife with baseball bat

August 23rd, 2010 4:15 am by NET Staff report

A Gray man was jailed early this morning on charges that he threatened his family with a shotgun and hit his wife with a baseball bat, Washington County Sheriff's Office deputies reported.Joseph Hodge, 49, 741 Old Gray Station Road, Apt. 1, was charged wi

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