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Work-at-home job scams thrive on economic trouble

June 29th, 2010 4:37 am by Staff Report

According to a USA Today report work-at-home scams have been around for decades, but the economic downturn has given them a new urgency for both businesses and the unemployed. While some work-at-home offers, such as home-based customer service agents, can

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Roanoke's neo-Nazi White back in court again

June 29th, 2010 4:32 am by Staff Report

William A. White, Roanoke's most vociferous racist and the self-proclaimed commander of a neo-Nazi organization, again faces criminal charges.The 7th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals, in a decision released Monday, reinstated a charge that White encouraged v

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Graduation rate tanks UT ranking

June 29th, 2010 4:28 am by Joan Garrett

If the University of Tennessee is going to climb the ladder to national prominence, the state's flagship school must overhaul a prevailing campus culture that gives students the go-ahead to take five or six years to graduate.And scaling down the state lot

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Kroger pulls weekly 'Rutherford Reader' over 'hate rhetoric'

June 29th, 2010 4:24 am by Janell Ross

Anthony Mijares is a retired international cargo expediter and the kind of man who worked so hard that he sometimes brought a sleeping bag to the office. So, the most political thing he has had time to do is vote. But in April, all that changed.Complain

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Alexander Inn historic? Yes. Haunted? Maybe not

June 28th, 2010 1:30 pm by Staff Report

OAK RIDGE - The spokesman for the first of three paranormal groups that has signed up to hunt for ghosts in the Alexander Inn said today it's "a neat place, but I can't say it's haunted."Clint Ferguson said he and six other members of the Tennessee divisi

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Kingsport YouTube personalities at forefront of latest social media trend

June 28th, 2010 1:26 pm by Allison Rupp

Kingsport's self-made YouTube stars Elle and Blair Fowler, seem to be headed for even higher heights.Elle and Blair have an agent, a publicist and a combined 700,000 subscribers to their two YouTube channels. Each video they release now receives at least

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Early-morning drug sweep nets 16 in Greeneville

June 28th, 2010 10:28 am by Staff Report

The Greeneville Sun is reporting that a roundup of street-level users and sellers of prescription pain medications that began at 6:30 a.m. today resulted in the arrest of 16 suspects, with nine persons still being sought, Greene County Sheriff Steve Burns

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Houston Air Force pilots fight a real war from a virtual cockpit

June 28th, 2010 9:31 am by Staff Report

According to the Houston Chronicle Jon Stiles Jon Stiles settled the couple's 1-year-old daughter into a highchair with an Eggo waffle and soy sausage while his wife dressed for work. Lately, Stiles had been working a swing shift, so he had time to read t

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