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GOP group challenges Constitutional citizenship birthright

October 20th, 2010 4:35 am by Staff Report

PHOENIX Republican lawmakers in 15 states Tuesday announced a nationwide effort to change the way the 14th Amendment is interpreted and stop granting citizenship to babies born in the USA to illegal immigrants.A national coalition called State Legislator

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TBI, FBI look at state handling of some sales tax investigations

October 20th, 2010 4:27 am by Andy Sher

NASHVILLE The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation and FBI are looking into whether former state Revenue Commissioner Reagan Farr mishandled several sales-tax collection investigations, officials confirm.Among the cases under examination, officials said, is

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Private Medicare insurance options for seniors shrink, seniors face higher costs

October 20th, 2010 4:24 am by Getahn Ward

Private Medicare Advantage and prescription drug plan options are fewer for 2011, and some Nashville-area seniors may face higher out-of-pocket expenses for the private insurance. On average, private insurance premiums should fall slightly for Medicare

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Man who decapitated dog gets 8 years in prison

October 19th, 2010 4:01 pm by Associated Press

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Dems ready to drop "Google Bomb" on Republican foes

October 19th, 2010 5:09 am by Staff Report

Democratic activists are readying a deadly "Google bomb" to sully the online reputation of Republican Congressional candidates. The Internet-based "Manhattan project" is led by none other than Daily Kos campaign director Chris Bowers, who has reportedly o

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U.S. affirms Islam is a religion; Murfreesboro mosque can proceed

October 19th, 2010 4:40 am by Brian Haas

If there was any doubt before, the United States government on Monday wanted to make one thing clear. Islam is a religion. The pronouncement, filed by the U.S. Department of Justice in a Rutherford County court, was in response to a lawsuit filed by cr

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Knoxville mom who threw pricey party for daughter's birthday indicted in $4.5M fraud case

October 19th, 2010 4:37 am by Jamie Satterfield

If Leslie Anne Janous wanted to throw a birthday party for her teenage daughter, the cost of which could feed a third-world country, who cares? It's her money to waste, right?Or was it?The over-the-top birthday party Janous put on for her then-15-year-old

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Appalachian Medical Clinic nurses on probation for over prescribing narcotics to co-workers

October 19th, 2010 4:35 am by Staff report

Two nurse practitioners formerly employed at Appalachian Medical Clinic have had their nursing licenses placed on probation by the Tennessee Department of Health for improperly prescribing narcotics.Registered nurses Tina Killebrew and David Stout, who we

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