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Bombs may have targeted Tennessee Highway Patrol officer

August 17th, 2010 4:50 am by Staff Report

Investigators believe someone may be targeting a Tennessee Highway Patrol officer after a bomb exploded near his home last month and two similar homemade devices blew up early Monday at a Sumner County police station where he was working. THP Trooper V

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Health insurers to face more scrutiny over rate increases

August 17th, 2010 4:47 am by Getahn Ward

Tennessee is about to ramp up its scrutiny of health insurers' rate hike requests and give more information to the public in advance a pair of moves that consumer advocates say could help rein in unwarranted increases in group health premiums. Forty-f

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Resident chases possible burglars 10 miles in car

August 17th, 2010 4:45 am by Staff Report

Two suspects were being questioned about a possible burglary Monday after being chased more than 10 miles by a South Knox County home-owner who came home to find them leaving the residence.The resident, an unnamed, off-duty volunteer firefighter, told aut

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Couple squares off in child abuse case; near-fatal injuries as infant left boy with brain damage

August 17th, 2010 4:42 am by Jamie Satterfield

Born - literally - on the streets of Knoxville and left for dead, Kylun Takashi proved once again a cast-off Monday as his parents warred more over who was to blame for the demise of their relationship than who should be held accountable for nearly killin

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Marry me, or else ...

August 17th, 2010 4:40 am by John Thompson

ELIZABETHTON A city man allegedly tried to force a woman to marry him by falsely claiming she was stealing guns and money from him, police said.Tennie Nidiffer, 68, 513 Academy St., was arrested Monday on charges of extortion and false reporting. The cha

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Deluge: Area hit hard by storm

August 17th, 2010 4:36 am by Chelsea Farnam

The Tri-Cities received nearly an inch of rain in an hour during a brief but powerful thunderstorm Monday afternoon that flooded several downtown streets and knocked out power from Johnson City all the way to Bristol.Between 5 p.m. and 6 p.m., the Tri-Cit

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High-speed chase on I-26 ends with drive on downtown Johnson City sidewalk; pedestrian nearly struck

August 17th, 2010 4:34 am by Staff Report

Johnson City police were led on a high-speed chase Monday as a Rogersville man drove on a sidewalk in a downtown area and nearly hit a pedestrian, police said in a news release.Police arrested 45-year-old Jeffrey A. Cox, 193 Bunker Hill Rd., Rogersville,

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GOP eyes sweep, Democrats play defense in Tennessee races

August 16th, 2010 5:02 am by Andy Sher

NASHVILLE This is the big one, Tennessee Republicans say: the opportunity in fall elections to win the governorship, capture a majority of congressional seats and solidify GOP control of the General Assembly.GOP leaders are keeping their fingers crossed

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Islamic Center granted engineering permit for Murfreesboro mosque

August 16th, 2010 4:58 am by Staff Report

The Islamic Center of Murfreesboro is another step closer to constructing a new mosque and school on Veals Road, after issuance of a land disturbance permit by the county. The Rutherford County Engineering Department issued the permit Wednesday to allo

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National political groups plan to spend $1 million on Tenn. campaigns

August 16th, 2010 4:54 am by Tom Humphrey

NASHVILLE National partisan groups are poised to spend more than $1 million this year to influence Tennessee state House and Senate campaigns involving people like Republican Dennis Powers and Democrat Keith Clotfelter.That is a lot of money for the two

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