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Slow burn: TVA to downsize 3 coal-fired plants in Tenn., Ky., and Ala.

August 25th, 2010 4:46 am by JEFF KEELING

The Tennessee Valley Authority will shut down two of the four coal-fired electric generating units at its John Sevier Fossil plant near Rogersville, part of a move to focus more on cleaner nuclear energy and energy efficiency efforts, CEO Tom Kilgore said

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Former owner to get APPCO stores back

August 25th, 2010 4:45 am by JEFF KEELING

The APPCO convenience store chain's former owner will get the rest of the 28 of his former stores back from the bankrupt current owner based on an agreement reached in bankruptcy court Tuesday leaving just one hurdle to those stores being fixed up and le

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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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