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Workers give up hunt for construction jobs

March 22nd, 2010 12:00 am by Bonna Johnson

After 30 years working his way up in the construction industry from unskilled laborer to project manager, Jay Pruitt of Franklin is thinking about calling it quits and selling cars instead. "I cannot get a job," said the 47-year-old, who last worked in

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East Tennessee congressmen vote against overhaul bill, Corker calls action disappointing

March 22nd, 2010 12:00 am by Staff Report

WASHINGTON - The sweeping health care reform bill that passed the U.S. House on Sunday night by a razor-thin margin did so without the support of even one of East Tennessee's members of Congress.All three Republicans in the region's congressional delegati

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Tenn. students must get more shots

March 21st, 2010 12:00 am by Christina E. Sanchez

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Zach Wamp works to make best of wild youth

March 21st, 2010 12:00 am by Chas Sisk

In 1983, Zach Wamp looked into a police photographer's lens. With a snap of the shutter, an image was created that has dogged him throughout his political career. Wamp was in jail for disorderly conduct after a bar fight.The tale is familiar to voters in

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Jokes like chimp e-mail seen as fuel for hidden racism

March 20th, 2010 12:00 am by Janell Ross, The Tennessean

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Sen. Alexander: Health plan will cost Tennessee up to $1.5 billion

March 20th, 2010 12:00 am by Dave Flessner, Chattanooga Times Free-Press

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