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State notified of 210 layoffs in Greene Co., 222 at Knoxville Bosch plant

April 27th, 2010 12:00 am by Ed Marcum

Michigan-based Robert Bosch LLC will start laying off 222 workers at its PBR Knoxville automotive brake operation next month, the Tennessee Department of Labor and Workforce Development said Monday.Labor and Workforce Development also has received notice

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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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