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'Tea Party' members offer a ground-level view

August 13th, 2010 4:39 am by Staff Report

A year ago, the political hurricane known as the "Tea Party" erupted in made-for-YouTube confrontations at congressional town hall meetings on the pending health care overhaul.This August, the movement's supporters seem less rowdy perhaps because they're

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New trial denied in attempted sexual battery case

August 13th, 2010 4:31 am by Brad Hicks

ERWIN The request for a new trial in the case of a former Unicoi County jailer accused of inappropriately touching an 8-year-old girl in 2008 was denied Wednesday in Unicoi County Criminal Court.Kevin Fritz Edwards, 56, was convicted of attempt to commit

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States look at license plate cameras as new cash cow

August 12th, 2010 4:57 am by Staff Report

When Martin O'Malley became Maryland's governor in 2007, one of his first moves was to double the number of cameras used to spy on cars. The cameras, stationed at toll booths and parking garages and mounted on police cars, scan license plate numbers and i

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Perseid meteor shower to peak this evening

August 12th, 2010 4:39 am by Thomas R. Webber

Just a little more than a month after man-made Independence Day fireworks, nature is providing us with its own spectacular light show tonight - and a special planetary treat, thrown in to boot."This is a terrific opportunity to view the year's best meteor

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