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Senate OKs homebuyer tax credit extension

July 1st, 2010 4:54 am by Staff Report

According to the Housing wire, the House pushed through a three month closing extension of the homebuyer tax credit.Tonight, the Senate unanimously approved the bill leaving the President to ratify the provision by signing it into law, as early as tomor

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Dogs, cats really do dream

July 1st, 2010 4:51 am by Staff Report

According to a USA Today report pet owners who have gotten a chuckle out of watching their dog sleep while its paws race frenetically in place can now take satisfaction in knowing that yes, their pet was dreaming.As dogs and cats doze, images of past even

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Tenn. road safety makes gains with wire cable barriers

July 1st, 2010 4:38 am by Staff Report

Long stretches of wire cable were installed beside some Tennessee interstates and highways to stop head-on traffic deaths. Three years later, the cables appear to be saving lives.The barriers, meant to grab and cradle cars that collide with them, were

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Violent crime at Tenn. schools increases

July 1st, 2010 4:35 am by BRIAN HAAS

verall school crime dropped statewide in 2009, but violent crime continued a slow, upward climb. The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation released its school crimes report Wednesday, detailing violent, property and drug crimes on primary and secondary sch

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Native Americans dispute recognition of new tribes in Tenn.

July 1st, 2010 4:27 am by Staff Report

LAWRENCEBURG, Tenn. Six Tennessee groups waged a bitter struggle to be recognized as American Indian tribes by the state Commission of Indian Affairs. Some other American Indians dismissed them as nothing more than social clubs, but the commission ack

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Man struck, killed by car after crash

July 1st, 2010 4:20 am by Staff Report

A 32-year-old Knoxville man was struck and killed by another vehicle Wednesday morning as he stood on the road examining the damage to his vehicle from a previous crash.Daniel L. Akers of Idlewood Lane was on his cell phone waiting for his father to come

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Unicoi man accused of child, animal abuse

July 1st, 2010 4:12 am by Brad Hicks

ERWIN A Unicoi man is facing child abuse and animal cruelty charges following his Tuesday arrest for allegedly striking one of his girlfriend's children, duct taping her dog's legs to its body, and rubbing the buttocks of the dog on the faces of her chil

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