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Senate OKs bill that allows deputies to run

May 7th, 2010 4:17 am by Tom Humphrey

NASHVILLE - Legislation to assure that deputy sheriffs can run for political office and solicit campaign contributions ran into sharp criticism from Senate Democrats on Thursday, but was approved 18-13 with solid Republican support."I can't support politi

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Public frustrated with Congress, banks, big business, news media, entertainment industry

May 6th, 2010 5:05 am by Staff Report

The Pew Research Center is reporting that its latest survey found public satisfaction with the state of the nation continuing to decline while anger and frustration with the federal government mounts. Nor are the feds the sole target of public distrust. N

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King Pharmaceuticals swings to 1Q profit

May 6th, 2010 4:57 am by Staff Report

KNOXVILLE -- Despite a drop in revenue, drug maker King Pharmaceuticals Inc. said today it earned a first quarter profit of $4.5 million, or 2 cents per diluted share, up from a loss of $10.7 million, or 4 cents per share in the same period a year ago.Rev

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FCC taking aim at the Internet

May 6th, 2010 4:51 am by Staff Report

According to a report in the Wall Street Journal the FCC is taking aim at the Internet with plans to propose regulating broadband lines under decades-old rules designed for traditional phone networks.The decision will probably spark a lobbying battle that

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