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Some viewers complain to FCC about 'Glee's' Britney Spears episode

November 18th, 2010 1:48 pm by Staff Report

Despite earning its highest ratings ever, the recent episode of "Glee" paying homage to Britney Spears drew the ire of some of the Fox program's more prudish viewers, records show.According to the Smoking Gun, some "Glee" viewers sent complaint letters to

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Dramatic rescue: Morristown man saves neighbor from burning home

November 18th, 2010 1:29 pm by Staff Report

With her home burning to the ground around her, Rowena Noe was trying to save her missing dog, which may or may not have still been in the home.Luckily for her, a neighbor had to go to work early Thursday morning and noticed the flames coming from the top

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Va. State Police investigating death of man found on Lee County road

November 18th, 2010 1:23 pm by Staff Report

The Bristol Herald Courier is reporting that Virginia State Police have called the death of a man whose body was found along a rural Lee County, Virginia road "suspicious." A Virginia State Police trooper found the body of Jonathan David Carson, 24, aroun

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Man shoots TV over Bristol Palin dancing, surrenders after 15-hour standoff with cops

November 17th, 2010 2:28 pm by Staff Report

According to the Smoking Gun, Steven Cowan - like many Americans - has been perplexed by Bristol Palin's curious ability to keep advancing in TV's "Dancing with the Stars" competition.However, unlike other viewers, Cowan, 66, allegedly became so enraged b

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New drug 'may turn back the clock on heart disease'

November 17th, 2010 1:32 pm by Staff Report

A new cholesterol drug that appears to be the most potent ever cleared a critical safety hurdle Wednesday. Doctors predicted it could be powerful enough to conquer heart disease. The drug, anacetrapib, is the first in a new class of drugs designed to clea

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East Tennessee soldier dies in Afghanistan

November 17th, 2010 1:27 pm by Staff Report

KNOXVILLE - An East Tennessee soldier has died in Afghanistan.Army Spc. Nathan E. Lillard was serving with the 101st Airborne Division. His uncle, Chuck Lillard of Athens, Tenn., said he didn't know the details of his nephew's death.

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Former Tenn. teacher, gets 3-year sentence for having sex with student, fondling student, sending students nude photos of herself

November 17th, 2010 4:50 am by Bob Fowler

CLINTON - She had sex with one of her male students, fondled a second student and twice sent nude photos of herself to students by cell phone.Megan Baumann, 28, former social studies teacher at Clinton High School, admitted to those accusations in a plea

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Ex-housing official gets probation for stealing low-income housing funds

November 17th, 2010 4:43 am by Jamie Satterfield

A Knox County housing official's decision to steal from taxpayers to pay personal expenses had a federal judge scratching his head Tuesday."The first thing I thought when I read your (presentence) report is why on Earth didn't you just go down to the bank

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