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Store guard who shot at shoplifter was not authorized to be armed

March 30th, 2010 12:00 am by Amanda Codispoti

The Roanoke Times is reporting that a J.C. Penney Co. security guard who fired a gunshot at a Valley View Mall shoplifting suspect wasn't authorized to carry a gun.The guard, employed by Penney for two months, isn't working while the company investigates,

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Tennessee finance commissioner predicts $75 million shortfall

March 30th, 2010 12:00 am by Lucas L. Johnson II

Tennessee Finance Commissioner Dave Goetz said Monday that the state's general fund revenue could fall short by an additional $75 million next year and will probably have to be recouped through the state's reserves. Goetz told reporters after a meeting

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Tea Party Convention contributor from Brentwood sues movement's leader

March 30th, 2010 12:00 am by Nate Rau

Internal strife continues to rile the group that hosted the National Tea Party Convention, headlined by Sarah Palin, almost two months after the event came to Nashville. A lawsuit filed last week in Williamson County by Brentwood-based conservative Bil

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Alleged burglar injured in tussle with homeowner

March 30th, 2010 12:00 am by Staff Report

LUTTRELL A 30-year-old Luttrell man faces charges of burglary and assault once he recovers from a head wound sustained while tangling with the owner of a mobile home he allegedly tried to burglarize.Lawrence Franklin Webb Jr. was transported by Lifestar

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Neighbor holds burglary suspect until Carter Co. deputies arrive

March 30th, 2010 12:00 am by John Thompson

ELIZABETHTON A watchful neighbor held a suspected burglar long enough for Carter County deputies to take him into custody over the weekend, police said.Deputy Derrick Hamm said he received a call about a burglary in progress at 7 p.m. Sunday at 103 Lewis

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Police find pot-filled safe in car in Johnson City Hooters lot

March 29th, 2010 12:00 am by Rex Barber, Johnson CIty Press

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Cops told to 'think before you tweet'

March 29th, 2010 12:00 am by Brittany Cofer

"Think before you Tweet" could become the newest slogan for law enforcement, with more people than ever sharing sensitive information via social media.Popular social networking platforms such as Facebook and Twitter help people stay in touch with friends,

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Swine flu may be on rebound in Southeast

March 29th, 2010 12:00 am by Christina E. Sanchez

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