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Mountain City woman's shooting death investigated

April 27th, 2010 12:00 am by Staff Report

MOUNTAIN CITY The Johnson County Sheriff's Department and the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation is investigating the shooting death of Sandra Lee Moffett, 57."It has not been ruled a homicide at this time," Sheriff Mike Reece said Monday. "We got a call

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Five children living in filth removed from Jonesborough location, two adults arrested

April 26th, 2010 12:00 am by Staff Report

"Despicable" living conditions recently led authorities to remove five children from a Jonesborough address and arrest two former Pennsylvania residents on child abuse and neglect charges, Sheriff Ed Graybeal said today in a news release.Robert H. Simmons

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Damage in East Tenn counties caused by tornado

April 26th, 2010 12:00 am by Staff Report

A tornado was confirmed in Blount County and damage was reported across Loudon and Monroe counties as well Sunday in the wake of a major thunderstorm system that moved through the area overnight.Despite extensive structural damage and downed trees across

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Economists say recovery looks stronger than expected

April 26th, 2010 12:00 am by Staff Report

The recovery is shaping up to be stronger than expected and there is little risk the economy will slip back into a recession, according to USA TODAY's quarterly survey of 46 leading economists.Yet most still say the rebound will fall short of the sharp, V

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States seek new ways to restrict abortions

April 26th, 2010 12:00 am by Staff Report

USA Today is reporting that states are passing or debating new restrictions on abortion. It's a trend fueled in part by passage of the nation's new health care law, and both sides of the hot-button issue are seeing new approaches. Elizabeth Nash of the Gu

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Bullying just as insidious in schools as guns and knives

April 26th, 2010 12:00 am by Ben Benton

Knives and guns in schools make dramatic headlines, but experts warn there is a more insidious threat to students in school hallways -- bullying. Every day, an estimated one in four children is bullied, which affects students' sense of security more than

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Tenn. owner surrenders 221 dogs to Humane Society

April 26th, 2010 12:00 am by Staff Report

White County authorities and animal rights activists rescued 221 dogs from a Sparta, Tenn., puppy mill on Friday. The dogs were living in a small home in their own feces without proper socialization and medical care, according to a Humane Society of th

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Tenn. woman says dating service took her money, never delivered

April 26th, 2010 12:00 am by Jim Balloch

The nationwide dating service calls itself "It's Just Lunch." But Julie Johnston says it's just baloney.Johnston, 55, of Kingston says the dating service charged a $700 fee to her credit card without her consent, refuses to cancel a contract she says she

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