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Gunshot victim charged with murder after botched Morristown home invasion

May 13th, 2010 4:30 am by Hayes Hickman

A gunshot victim who authorities previously deemed a "person of interest" in a botched home invasion near Morristown over the weekend is now charged with attempted first-degree murder, Hamblen County Sheriff Esco Jarnagin said Wednesday.Jarnagin confirmed

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Study suggests home prices could sink without tax credit

May 12th, 2010 5:12 am by Staff Report

USA Today is reporting that home prices are widely expected to fall now that a tax credit for home buyers has expired. That's raising concern about a possible double dip in home prices.National housing prices stopped falling early last year and rose 0.3%

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Immigration policy issues grip Tennessee; senator considers bill similar to Arizona's

May 12th, 2010 5:00 am by Janell Ross

Two new Arizona laws requiring police officers to request proof of citizenship from anyone they suspect may be an illegal immigrant is drawing national attention much of it negative.A group of 30 civil rights and labor organizations and their millions of

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Carter jailer accused of inappropriate contact with female inmate

May 12th, 2010 4:52 am by John Thompson

ELIZABETHTON A former jailer for the Carter County Sheriff's Department was on the opposite side of the bars Tuesday afternoon when he was booked on charges of sexual contact with an inmate and official misconduct.Willard Earl Riffe was indicted by a Car

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Commissioners squawk about Johnson City residential chicken issue

May 12th, 2010 4:50 am by Gary B. Gray

Four hours into last week's marathon City Commission meeting, Mayor Jane Myron breathed in, exhaled and then clucked like a chicken in advance of the next item on the agenda."Bok ... bok, bok, bok." Commissioners let out with boisterous laughter, and City

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