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Republicans, Democrats shift on whether government is a threat

October 18th, 2010 5:04 am by Staff Report

According to the Gallup Poll, overall, 46% of Americans believe the federal government "poses an immediate threat to the rights and freedoms of ordinary citizens," little changed from the prior reading in 2006. However, during that time, Republicans' and

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Top-ranked Facebook applications transmit personal IDs to tracking firms despite security settings

October 18th, 2010 4:42 am by Staff Report

According to the Wall Street Journal many of the most popular applications, or "apps," on the social-networking site Facebook Inc. have been transmitting identifying informationin effect, providing access to people's names and, in some cases, their friend

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Bedbugs creep into SW Va. area homes, businesses

October 18th, 2010 4:28 am by Amanda Codispoti

Move over, stinkbugs. There's a new bug in town, and this one bites.Blood-thirsty bedbugs have arrived in the Roanoke Valley, embarrassing panicked home and business owners who are spending thousands of dollars to eradicate the critters.

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Health reform will mean tax breaks for 664,100 people in Tenn.

October 18th, 2010 4:23 am by Emily Bregel

Thousands of middle-class, working families can expect to get billions in tax breaks in Tennessee and Georgia under health care reform, though some other mainly more affluent people will face higher taxes under the sweeping law.In Tennessee, 664,100 peo

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Tennessee restricts sex offenders on Halloween

October 18th, 2010 4:18 am by Erin Quinn

In some states, sex offenders are rounded up on Halloween and held in community centers until trick-or-treating hours are over. Gary Tullock, director of field services for the Tennessee Board of Probation and Parole, considered the idea, but worried a

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Tenn. seeks more graduates with science degrees for high-tech jobs

October 18th, 2010 4:16 am by Jennifer Brooks

For the first time, the Census Bureau is offering Americans a peek at each other's diplomas. New data from the American Family Survey of 2009 came out this month, including new questions about what Americans studied in school.

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Tea party candidates help and hurt GOP

October 16th, 2010 1:17 pm by Associated Press

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Why are 3-D movies so bad?

October 16th, 2010 1:00 pm by staff report

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