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Popcorn debate: nutrition no-no or treat?

November 20th, 2009 12:00 am by Staff Report

A combo of a medium-sized popcorn and a medium soft drink at the nation's largest movie chain has the nutritional equivalent of three McDonald's Quarter Pounders topped with 12 pats of butter, according to a report released Thursday by the advocacy group

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Two libraries declared gun-freed zones

November 20th, 2009 12:00 am by Staff Report

After an incident two weeks ago at its Fountain City branch, the Knox County Public Library system has posted signs prohibiting handguns and any weapon at its branches.Such a sign has been posted for decades at the Lawson McGhee Library in downtown Knoxvi

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Knox County bar owners betting against beer bust over gambling machines

November 20th, 2009 12:00 am by Staff Report

Some Knox County bar owners may soon find themselves in hot water for allegedly allowing illegal video gambling machines into their establishments, officials say.Although possessing gambling devices is a crime, Knox County business owners who have stocked

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Bankruptcy now a phenomenon of middle-class, college-educated homeowners

November 19th, 2009 12:00 am by Staff Report

USA Today is reporting that a new study by Elizabeth Warren, Harvard Law School Leo Gottlieb professor of law, and Deborah Thorne, Ohio University associate professor of sociology, finds that personal bankruptcy has become a largely middle-class phenomeno

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Man convicted of vehicular homicide in Johnson City drag race requests work release

November 19th, 2009 12:00 am by Staff Report

According to a Tricities.com report a man convicted of vehicular homicide in the Johnson City drag racing death of Cortney Hensley. 17, is again requesting work release. The request will be hear on Dec. 8.Four years ago, a car driven by Bradley Mullins

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Tennessee family says son died from swine flu

November 19th, 2009 12:00 am by Staff Report

LYNNVILLE, Tenn. -- The family of a 9-year-old Middle Tennessee boy said he died from complications from the swine flu. The parents of Justin White say they want the public to know how deadly the virus can be. The boy from Lynnville died on Sunday at Vand

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Photo of Obama not saluting at ceremony is not what outrage e-mails claim

November 19th, 2009 12:00 am by Staff Report

If you haven't already seen it already, keep a weather eye out for the blast e-mails that shows President Obama standing with his hands clasped in front of him while military officers salute and civilians have their hands over their heart. The "this is a

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