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Food stamp rolls reach historic levels

February 8th, 2011 9:55 am by Associated Press

WASHINGTON Dorene is a certified teacher in Idaho, but the only job she can find is as a teaching assistant, which pays under $11 an hour. That is considerably less than the $45,000 that the average teacher in Idaho earns annually."We live paycheck to pa

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Southern Democrats flee to GOP

February 8th, 2011 9:52 am by Associated Press

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Ex-THP agents charged with stealing

February 8th, 2011 3:46 am by Natalie Neysa Alund

MORRISTOWN - Two former Tennessee Highway Patrol investigators face criminal charges for allegedly stealing money from the state Department of Safety and then trying to cover their tracks.Billy Grooms and David Brown, who worked as agents with the Crimina

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Woman steals vehicle from fire station rather than walk a few blocks

February 8th, 2011 3:43 am by NET Staff report

Walking a few more blocks in the cold on Sunday was too much for an East Unaka Avenue woman, so she stole a sport utility vehicle from a Johnson City fire hall and drove to a nearby convenience market, police said in a news release.Sabrina R. Stiltner, 33

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Erwin man charged with rape of child, accused of having sex with young stepdaughter

February 8th, 2011 3:39 am by Brad Hicks

ERWIN A Unicoi County man was arrested late last week by the Unicoi County Sheriff's Department and has been charged with rape of a child.According to a release from the UCSD, Jeremiah Neil Gillespie, 31, 643 Maple Avenue, Erwin, was arrested after a mon

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Tennessee colleges cut lesser majors as part of higher education reform

February 7th, 2011 5:03 am by Jennifer Brooks

As Tennessee rolls out its higher education reforms, colleges and universities are taking a hard look at what they do well and which courses and majors they can do without.Last year, the state's higher education oversight authority terminated 37 programs

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Tennesseans skeptical of President Obama, Sarah Palin

February 7th, 2011 4:54 am by Chas Sisk

Tennesseans are lukewarm on President Barack Obama, but they prefer him slightly to former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin in a hypothetical 2012 matchup, a Vanderbilt University poll has found.A majority of Tennesseans disapprove of Obama's job performance, even

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