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Rural America may be next big jobs outsourcing location

July 8th, 2010 5:02 am by Staff Report

According to CNN Money as the national unemployment rate hovers near 10%, some companies are starting to eye job-hungry areas of the country as prime candidates for the kind of outsourced work that once would have gone overseas.Dubbed "ruralsourcing," "ru

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Israeli soldiers 'Rock the Casbah in Hebron' - YouTube video offends Palestinians

July 8th, 2010 4:57 am by Staff Report

The Christian Science Monitor reports that an absurd YouTube video of Israeli infantrymen on patrol and suddenly breaking out in a choreographed dance to American pop singer Kesha's "Tik Tok'' has gone viral with more than 1.6 million hits just days after

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Sam's Club test drives offering small business loans

July 8th, 2010 4:47 am by Staff Report

According to BusinessWeek Wal-Mart Stores Inc.'s Sam's Club unit will test an online loan program with Superior Financial Group LLC that aims to help small businesses access capital.Sam's Club members who qualify for loans can borrow $5,000 to $25,000 fro

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Officials say Tennessee GOP violated campaign finance laws

July 8th, 2010 4:33 am by Bill Theobald

WASHINGTON The Tennessee Republican Party failed to report millions of dollars in campaign donations and spending in 2005 and 2006 and committed other violations of campaign finance laws, according to the Federal Election Commission. The FEC voted las

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Police find, destroy 2,100 pot plants

July 8th, 2010 4:28 am by Staff Report

A chopper pilot's airborne eye led to the seizure and destruction of about 2,100 marijuana plants on timber property south of the Tennessee River in Roane County.Roane County Sheriff's Office Chief Deputy Tim Phillips said the plants, ranging from 4 inche

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Judge OKs same-sex harassment lawsuit against city, supervisor, former co-worker

July 8th, 2010 4:24 am by Jamie Satterfield

A lawsuit filed against the city of Knoxville by one its employees is raising an issue rarely litigated in East Tennessee - can a straight guy sexually harass another straight guy?Most sexual harassment claims involve members of the opposite sex. Gay and

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