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Update: Brittany Smith and accused abductor had cardboard sign begging for money outside store

December 11th, 2010 5:14 am by staff report

A hunt for missing Roanoke County 12-year-old Brittany Smith and her accused abductor ended Friday when a San Francisco store clerk recognized them from a wanted poster and called the police, who found them near a tent.

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Tennessee appeals court rules a person leaving keys in vehicle can be held responsible for a car thief's crash

December 10th, 2010 10:23 am by Associated Press

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) A Tennessee appeals court has ruled that a person can be held responsible for a car thief's crash if the keys were left in the vehicle.The Tennessee Court of Appeals ruled this week in a case involving a stolen car, a police chase a

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Deficit solutions meet with public skepticism - Consensus in principle, resistance in practice

December 10th, 2010 5:34 am by Staff Report

According to the PewResearch Center in many respects, there is a broad public consensus when it comes to the federal budget deficit: seven-in-ten say it is a major problem that must be addressed right away, and roughly two-thirds say that the best way to

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Emptying the pork barrel would hit some states especially hard

December 10th, 2010 5:06 am by Staff Report

According to a Stateline report some states seem to have earmarks written all over them. Say the word and most people think of Alaska's "Bridge to Nowhere." West Virginia is well-known for having drawn billions in earmarked projects through the efforts of

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Tenn. GOP focuses on immigration-related bills

December 10th, 2010 4:41 am by Nate Rau

Tennessee Republican lawmakers are expanding a package of bills they say will be introduced in the coming month targeting illegal immigration, something critics maintain will sidetrack the General Assembly from focusing on creating jobs and improving the

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