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Bank mistakes mean homeowners lose

May 5th, 2010 4:31 am by Paul Kiel, ProPublica

According to a report by USA Today, millions of homeowners face losing their homes in the continuing foreclosure crisis, but homeowners often have more than the struggling economy and slumping house prices to worry about: Disorganization within the big ba

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Middle schooler pulls gun on bus over Twinkies

May 5th, 2010 4:23 am by Ben Benton

A 14-year-old LaFayette Middle School student is charged with aggravated assault after pointing an empty .44-caliber revolver at two students on a bus and pulling the trigger over Twinkies, police said."They were throwing Twinkies around and evidently had

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Many Tennesseans too fat to fight, 3 in 4 young people ineligible to enlist in military

May 5th, 2010 4:20 am by Christina E. Sanchez

When Tennesseans get the call to fight, most of the young adults in the Volunteer State may have to stand down. Nearly 75 percent of young adults in the country would be ineligible to enlist in the military because of lack of education, criminal records

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Homeowners abandoning underwater mortgages, social stigma wanes

May 4th, 2010 4:45 am by Staff Report

CNN Money is reporting that two studies released late last week found that more homeowners are choosing to let an underwater home go into foreclosure, despite their ability to continue to make payments. University of Chicago and Northwestern University re

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