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Internal BP probes warned that neglect could lead to accidents

June 9th, 2010 4:17 am by Staff Report

According to a Pro Publica report, a series of internal investigations over the past decade warned senior BP managers that the company repeatedly disregarded safety and environmental rules and risked a serious accident if it did not change its ways.The co

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Nashville police mistakenly let man into jail with loaded gun

June 9th, 2010 4:03 am by Clay Carey

Police are investigating an officer's mistake that allowed a man under arrest to carry a loaded gun into the Davidson County Jail last week. By the time authorities found the 9mm handgun in the waistband of Jesse Alexander's pants, he already had been

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Knox County Sheriff's Office now lists inmates online

June 9th, 2010 3:58 am by Don Jacobs

Want to know if the police arrested that noisy neighbor down the street?Did officers jail the guy who looked drunk after he slammed into your car at that intersection? Was that your boss' son in the bar brawl last night? Now that the Knox County Sheriff's

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Study finds Tennessee ranks seventh in nation for gun-related deaths

June 9th, 2010 3:55 am by Matt Lakin

As Tennessee prepares again to allow guns in restaurants that serve alcohol, a nationwide survey by gun-control advocates claims more guns mean more crime and more deaths - with Tennessee near the top of the list. Gun-rights supporters say it's all a numb

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Critical security flaw reported in Adobe Reader, Acrobat and Flash

June 8th, 2010 4:49 am by Staff Report

The BBC is reporting that Adobe has acknowledged a "critical" security flaw in its Reader, Acrobat and Flash Player software. Adobe says the vulnerability potentially enables hackers to take control of affected computer systems.Users running Windows, Maci

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Real income shrinks, Americans' standard of living stagnant since 2009

June 8th, 2010 4:27 am by Staff Report

According to BusinessWeek political watchers shouldn't be wasting their time watching the unemployment rate. The early omens of the midterm election results can be seen by looking at the amount of money going into people's pockets. In the language of econ

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