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Former Chattanooga officers to receive $840,000 in age discrimination suit

December 3rd, 2010 4:44 am by Joan Garrett

Chattanooga has dropped its appeal of a hefty jury award to two former officers who won an age discrimination suit against the police department earlier this year.And city officials have signed checks over to T.E. "Skip" Vaughn and Charles Cooke for $840,

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Man local authorities call 'Walmart Bandit' charged in alleged store theft

December 3rd, 2010 4:42 am by Brad Hicks

ERWIN A man known by local authorities as "The Walmart Bandit" because of his alleged involvement in a series of thefts at regional Walmart stores was recently arrested by members of the Unicoi County Sheriff's Department.Floyd John Tucker, 47, 2205 E. F

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Teen dies after saving sister from house fire

December 3rd, 2010 4:37 am by Chris Echegaray and Andy Humbles

Dalia Perez wore a purple gown on Saturday to her quinceaera, the celebration of a girl's 15th birthday in Hispanic culture, marking the transition from childhood to womanhood. On Thursday, she acted like an adult, racing into an inferno to save her 11

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Walmart pleasure seeker barred from retail giant

December 2nd, 2010 4:54 am by Staff Report

The Florida man arrested after he was caught masturbating in the toy aisle of a Walmart with the aid of a Sports Illustrated swimsuit issue has cut a plea deal that bars him from future visits to the retail giant "or any store where children's toys are so

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Senate GOP says no jobless benefits extension until Bush tax cuts pass

December 2nd, 2010 4:49 am by Staff Report

The lame-duck Congress, mired in a partisan clash over taxes and spending and preoccupied with a battle over extending the Bush tax cuts, refused Wednesday to restore federal financing of extended unemployment benefits, which had lapsed overnight.The inac

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High jobless rate streak could break '80s record

December 2nd, 2010 4:39 am by Staff Report

Not since the early 1980s has the nation's unemployment rate been so grim for so long, a government report due Friday is likely to show.Many economists predict the report will say that November's jobless rate held steady at 9.6%, making it the 19th consec

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