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GOP spending ban threatens Tennessee projects

November 27th, 2010 7:48 am by Bob Theobald

WASHINGTON Tennessee stands to lose hundreds of millions in federal funds for military construction and equipment, university research, maintaining locks and dams, and other projects because Republicans have temporarily banned spending money on congres

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Update: FedEx finds missing radioactive equipment in Knoxville

November 26th, 2010 10:55 am by Associated Press

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) FedEx says they have found radioactive rods used for medical equipment that went missing during shipment between North Dakota and Tennessee.Memphis-based FedEx spokeswoman Sandra Munoz said Friday afternoon the rods that are used for

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Tenn. activists push for conservatives in House leadership roles

November 26th, 2010 4:25 am by Chas Sisk

Some activists are focusing on leadership elections next month in the House Republican Caucus as they press for the GOP to take a hard line in the upcoming legislative session. Republicans who campaigned against Nashville Rep. Beth Harwell to be the cau

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Drivers who kill pedestrians often avoid criminal charges

November 26th, 2010 4:22 am by Brian Haas

Maria Gonzales was crossing the street when she was killed by a car going at least 80 mph in a 40 mph zone, police said. Jerry Norman Sr., they said, was killed walking on a sidewalk when a sleepy driver's pickup truck hopped a curb, smashed into a telep

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Tenn. insurers balk at breakthrough drug addiction therapy

November 25th, 2010 6:37 am by Brandon Gee

In the throes of addiction, Jack Williams dragged his fingers across a wall calendar, counting the days until his next doctor visit, calculating how long his refill would last and clearing his schedule on the two to three days he knew he would be cripple

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Police hit gang members in force before holiday

November 25th, 2010 6:30 am by Todd South

Following a spate of gang-related shootings over the weekend, Chattanooga police and other law enforcers swept through the city Wednesday, hauling gang members to jail.Chattanooga police Capt. David Woosley said the effort, dubbed "Operation Gangsgiving,"

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