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Racist e-mail gets THP trooper in trouble

October 15th, 2009 12:00 am by Staff Report

A Tennessee Highway Patrol trooper on the Capitol security detail is under investigation over allegations that he forwarded a racist e-mail on the state's computer system, a department spokesman confirmed Wednesday. AdvertisementTrooper Brent Gobbell, 51,

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Greene County infant's death investigated

October 14th, 2009 12:00 am by Staff Report

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No 'Perry Mason' moment from ex-bodybuilder's testimony in choking death trail of foster son

October 14th, 2009 12:00 am by Staff Report

The testimony of Kenneth Wayne Taylor in his first-degree murder trial Tuesday afternoon failed to produce a "Perry Mason moment," an abrupt reversal by a witness that radically alters the course of a case.Defense attorney Herbert Moncier utilized Taylor'

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Kingsport's small business growth rate cited as best in the U.S.; Knoxville, Morristown, Johnson City also on best places to launch small business list

October 14th, 2009 12:00 am by Staff Report

According to some number crunching by CNNMoney the Kingsport Metropolitan Area has the best climate for small businesses in the United States. The ranking is based on the growth rate of businesses with up to 49 employees.The rankings cite the Kingsport a

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Washington County deputies find more pot-growing operations

October 13th, 2009 12:00 am by Staff Report

Authorities have closed down another marijuana growing operations at Johnson City and Washington County residences following an investigation into a domestic violence call.According to a news release from Sheriff Ed Graybeal, investigators did not find an

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Police responding to burglary call find man dead, woman injured with gunshot wounds

October 13th, 2009 12:00 am by Staff Report

The Greeneville Sun is reporting that a man was killed and a woman seriously injured by gunshots at early this morning at a mobile home on Old Wilson Hill Road.The incident was initially reported as a burglary in progress. When officers arrived, they foun

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Animated image of Jason Witten used in Fox skit that makes fat jokes about Jessica Simpson

October 13th, 2009 12:00 am by Staff Report

Facsimiles of Dallas Cowboys players Jason Witten and Marion Barber joke with coach Wade Phillips about quarterback Tony Romo and Jessica Simpson in what AdAge calls a tasteless attempt at humor by Fox and Burger King.The four men then share a laugh abou

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