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Traffic cameras on trial in Chattanooga

September 21st, 2010 4:44 am by Chris Carroll

His voice booming, attorney Robert Pryor punched a fist above his head as he defended a fight against photo traffic enforcement."We are misunderstood," he proclaimed Monday morning. "We're not anti-camera, we are not pro-speeding, and we are not in favor

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Personal income in Tennessee rises less in 2nd quarter

September 21st, 2010 4:41 am by Naomi Snyder

A new report published Monday by the U.S. Department of Commerce says personal income grew just 1 percent in Tennessee from the first quarter to the second quarter of this year, in line with the rest of the nation. That compared with an increase in Ten

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Murfreesboro mosque spokeswoman Camie Ayash has felony record

September 21st, 2010 4:38 am by Bob Smietana

Camie Ayash is a wife, a mother and a convert to Islam who has been the Islamic Center of Murfreesboro's face in the media. She also is a convicted felon.

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Fans of raw milk not cowed by safety warnings

September 21st, 2010 4:36 am by Rebecca D. Williams

A small but growing number of Tennesseans are drinking raw milk, straight from the cow and unpasteurized.Some say it's the elixir of good health. Health officials say it's hazardous.

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Johnson City man's double murder trial begins

September 21st, 2010 4:34 am by Becky Campbell

A jury will decide later this week if Ryan Howard acted in self-defense when he plunged a kitchen knife into a man's neck and face eight times.That was some of the information jurors heard from attorneys during opening statements at Howard's double-murder

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Child killed in Butler crash after driver tries to elude trooper, safety official says

September 21st, 2010 4:26 am by NET Staff report

BUTLER A 6-year-old Bristol boy was killed Sunday when the car he was riding in crashed off Tenn. Highway 67 as the driver tried to elude a Tennessee Highway Patrol trooper running speed radar on the highway, the Tennessee Department of Safety reported M

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High-speed chase ends in arrests of three in Waffle House robbery

September 20th, 2010 10:29 am by Staff Report

DANDRIDGE Authorities this morning arrested three people allegedly involved in the armed robbery of a restaurant after a chase that involved spike strips and speeds up to 100 mph.The incident began about 2:15 a.m. when a man armed with a handgun entered

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GOP aims to erode White House agenda by depriving programs of cash

September 20th, 2010 6:04 am by Staff Report

According to a Wall Street Journal report House Republicans are planning to chip away at the White House's legislative agendain particular the health-care lawby depriving the programs of cash as part of their effort to win Congress next November.The emerg

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State workers' resistance to new accounting system puts Tenn. funds at risk

September 20th, 2010 2:03 am by Clint Brewer and Chas Sisk

Tennessee has spent over $135 million on a new accounting system for state government, but problems launching "Project Edison" may spill over into the next governor's administration and threaten the state's federal funding, according to state auditors.

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Home blast in Powell remains under investigation

September 20th, 2010 1:56 am by News Sentinel staff

Fire investigators continue to search for the cause of an apparent explosion that destroyed a Powell-area home Saturday and left the homeowner in critical condition at a Nashville burn unit.James Breeden, age unavailable, was in critical but stable condit

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