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Poll finds faith in Social Security system tanking

July 20th, 2010 4:29 am by Staff Report

According to a USA Today report battered by high unemployment and record home foreclosures, most Americans seem to have lost faith in another fundamental part of their personal finances: Social Security.A USA TODAY/Gallup Poll finds that a majority of ret

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Officer dismissed for mishandling, lying about drug evidence

July 20th, 2010 4:28 am by Kate Harrison

A Cleveland police officer turned in his gun and badge after being dismissed for mishandling and lying about marijuana found in a pocket of a man killed in a car wreck.Former officer Roger Smith, who is also a decorated U.S. Army veteran, admitted he lied

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APPCO's woes become Florida Senate race issue

July 20th, 2010 3:08 am by JEFF KEELING

GREENEVILLE The APPCO convenience store chain's troubles have become an issue in a U.S. Senate race in Florida, as the chain in bankruptcy for the second time in a year is now owned by a billionaire running for a Florida senate seat partly on a job-cre

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Agriculture crime division that strives to protect farms, forests may come to an end

July 19th, 2010 10:23 am by Staff Report

FAYETTEVILLE, Tenn. There wasn't much left at the scene of the fire along Coldwater Creek Road by the time Max Thomas and Mike Whaley got there. Four days earlier, flames charred a 50-foot strip on a rural Lincoln County farm. A local forestry agent t

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Man fatally shot by police had earlier driven truck into lake

July 19th, 2010 8:23 am by Staff Report

A man was shot and killed by Oak Ridge police officers Sunday afternoon after he threatened them with a knife and stabbed a police dog, authorities said.The officers were sent to a Hillside Road residence to check of the welfare of the man, whose name was

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