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Autopsy ordered in freak accident death of man who fell off motorcycle

May 25th, 2010 4:19 am by John Thompson

ELIZABETHTON The Carter County Sheriff's Department is investigating the death of a man who fell from his motorcycle while sitting on it in his yard Sunday evening. The cause of death remains unknown.The sheriff's department identified the victim as Terr

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Waitress is latest to learn that a Facebook rant is a release, but it can cost you a job

May 24th, 2010 8:07 am by Staff Report

SunNews.com is reporting that Ashley Johnson had a good job making good money as a waitress at Brixx Pizza on Sixth Street in uptown Charlotte. But that changed about a week ago, when a couple came in for lunch and stayed for three hours - forcing her to

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Wall Street tries to dodge two big reform bullets

May 24th, 2010 5:44 am by Staff Report

CNN Money is reporting that Wall Street is setting its sights on escaping two of the harshest elements of Washington's reform efforts.The measures take direct aim at some of the more risky -- and profitable -- parts of banks' business. One proposal would

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Alexander calls Mass. offshore wind farm 'a taxpayer rip-off'

May 24th, 2010 4:15 am by Michael Collins

WASHINGTON - Clean-energy proponents who want to reduce the country's dependence on fossil fuels celebrated last month when the federal government approved the nation's first offshore wind farm off Cape Cod, Mass."It's obviously a history-making project,"

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3 inmates face charges after escape attempt at Hamblen jail

May 24th, 2010 4:10 am by Hayes Hickman

MORRISTOWN Three Hamblen County Jail inmates will face new charges for allegedly attacking a guard in an attempted jail escape Saturday night.The three inmates jumped Officer David Cook when he entered their cell to check on one of the inmates who had cl

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Police killers identified as activists on mission to spread anti-government message

May 23rd, 2010 4:29 am by Staff Report

MEMPHIS In the final moments of their lives, West Memphis Police Department veterans Brandon Paudert and Bill Evans encountered Thursday an old white Plymouth Voyager minivan carrying 16-year-old Joe Kane and his 45-year-old father, Jerry R. Kane -- a ma

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Downtown Centre now white elephant for Johnson City

May 23rd, 2010 4:16 am by Gary Gary

The Downtown Centre has become Johnson City's white elephant. It is a potentially valuable possession. But its upkeep, whether placed on the back of its current owner, the county, or its future owner, whomever that may be, appears to be too expensive to e

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Food Network reality show shoots in Jonesborough

May 23rd, 2010 3:57 am by Madison Mathews

For local chef and restaurant owner Todd Dawn, getting a chance to assist with a Food Network reality show that filmed in downtown Jonesborough this weekend was a no-brainer."It's like a dream come true to be involved in something this big, especially in

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