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Congress retirees still enjoy taxpayer support

November 22nd, 2010 4:46 am by Andy Sher

NASHVILLE -- Dozens of defeated or retiring U.S. congressmen and senators are leaving Washington, but their taxpayer support will go on in the form of federal pensions.And it's a "sweet" deal, says National Taxpayers Union Executive Vice President Pete Se

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Ginseng poaching in Smokies continues

November 22nd, 2010 4:41 am by Staff Report

When Horace Kephart created the herb picker Sang Johnny in his 1929 novel "Smoky Mountain Magic," Congress had yet to establish the Great Smoky Mountains National Park, and digging ginseng in the Smokies was not yet illegal.Today, despite being under park

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WW II veteran who died in 1945 gets grave marker at last

November 20th, 2010 8:11 am by Rex Barber

For many years, only close family knew the location of World War II veteran William Jennings Brien Jr.'s unmarked Oak Hill Cemetery grave.

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Judge paves way for delay in execution of Tennessee inmate

November 20th, 2010 7:58 am by Associated Press

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) A Davidson County judge ruled Friday that the state's lethal injection method is unconstitutional, paving the way for a delay in the execution of death row inmate Stephen Michael West.

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