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Bear that bit Smokies hiker euthanized despite Facebook opposition

May 21st, 2010 4:19 am by Nash Armstrong

Great Smoky Mountains National Park officials euthanized a 60-pound female black bear Thursday afternoon that attacked a hiker and ended up becoming an Internet cause celebre.Wildlife biologists determined the young bear that park rangers captured May 13

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Report says more than half of Facebook users 'could quit the site over privacy worries'

May 20th, 2010 5:02 am by Staff Report

According to a report by the Telegraph concerns about privacy are running so high that 60 per cent of the 1,588 Facebook users questioned by Sophos, a computer security organisation, said they were considering deleting their accounts on the social networ

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O'Charley's launches ultimate choices menu

May 20th, 2010 4:56 am by Staff Report

According to a report by Restaurant News O'Charley's is launching a new Ultimate Choices menu with $7.99, $8.99, and $9.99 menu items. Six fresh, new items created especially for the tiered menu are featured along with popular salads and entrees from prev

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Study finds uninsured don't go to the ER more than insured

May 20th, 2010 4:53 am by Staff Report

A new report by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention shows that hospital emergency rooms are not used more by people with no insurance.The aim of "Emergency Department Visitors and Visits: Who Used the Emergency Room in 2007?" was to determine t

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Small businesses' credit card rates now 13.7% higher; Congress asked to intervene

May 20th, 2010 4:44 am by Staff Report

USA Today is reporting that new evidence that banks have sharply increased rates for small-business credit cards has rekindled calls for Congress to intervene.Over the past six months, American Express, Bank of America, Capital One, Citi and Wells Fargo h

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GOP plan cuts $16.1 million fish hatchery in House speaker's district

May 20th, 2010 4:40 am by Andy Sher

NASHVILLE -- Republican legislative leaders want to strip $25.5 million in one-time contingency funding for seven projects from the state budget, according to a schedule outlining Senate Republicans' ideas.The list includes a $16.1 million fish hatchery t

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