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Knox school bus driver heading to high school charged with DUI

March 23rd, 2010 12:00 am by Hayes Hickman, News Sentinel

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LaFollette cop resigns after pistol-whipping charge

March 23rd, 2010 12:00 am by Staff Report

CLINTON - A LaFollette police officer accused of pistol-whipping a man in a dispute over the pot in a card game has resigned.Justin Lowe, 33, of Clinton, submitted his resignation Friday, LaFollette Police Chief James Lynch said today. "He (Lowe) just fel

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UT player pleads to shoplifting charge

March 23rd, 2010 12:00 am by Staff Report

KNOXVILLE - A University of Tennessee football player pleaded guilty today to shoplifting a polo shirt from West Town Mall.Nyshier Oliver, 18, was placed on judicial diversion for one day short of a year for his misdemeanor plea. If he stays out of troubl

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Unicoi group unanimously opposes traffic cameras

March 23rd, 2010 12:00 am by Brad Hicks

At Monday's meeting of the Unicoi County Commission, the commission unanimously voted to voice its opposition to the installation of traffic cameras within the county.In an addendum to the agenda presented by Commissioner Rick Butler, the county was to co

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Average income tax refund jumps by 10% to $3,036

March 22nd, 2010 12:00 am by Staff Report

The average income tax refund is up nearly 10% from a year ago, reflecting tax credits included in last year's economic stimulus package, according to IRS Commissioner Douglas Shulman.Vice President Biden is expected to announce the increase Monday as par

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Workers give up hunt for construction jobs

March 22nd, 2010 12:00 am by Bonna Johnson

After 30 years working his way up in the construction industry from unskilled laborer to project manager, Jay Pruitt of Franklin is thinking about calling it quits and selling cars instead. "I cannot get a job," said the 47-year-old, who last worked in

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East Tennessee congressmen vote against overhaul bill, Corker calls action disappointing

March 22nd, 2010 12:00 am by Staff Report

WASHINGTON - The sweeping health care reform bill that passed the U.S. House on Sunday night by a razor-thin margin did so without the support of even one of East Tennessee's members of Congress.All three Republicans in the region's congressional delegati

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