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East Tenn. Republicans pad spending bill with local projects, then vote against it

December 16th, 2009 12:00 am by Staff Report

WASHINGTON - East Tennessee Republicans in Congress found a way to make sure their districts weren't overlooked and still convey their distaste for government spending when lawmakers pieced together a $1.1 trillion package that will send federal dollars f

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Will Facebook put an end to Web anonymity?

December 15th, 2009 12:00 am by Staff Report

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Look for more service cuts, tax hikes, layoffs, furloughs and political gridlock in state governments

December 15th, 2009 12:00 am by Staff Report

According to Stateline.org, one question keeps coming up as governors and legislators grapple with a seemingly never-ending stream of gloomy budget news that keeps getting worse: How bad can it get?The answer, according to experts and a look through histo

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Nashville-area teen prostitution case grows with 5 adults now charged

December 15th, 2009 12:00 am by Staff Report

The criminal case over an alleged teenage prostitution ring in Nashville has grown to include more criminal defendants and more young girls. In all, five people now face criminal charges stemming from a prostitution business allegedly run by Teresa West.

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Abingdon man jumps from Downtown Centre in Johnson City

December 15th, 2009 12:00 am by Staff Report

A man who jumped from Washington County's Downtown Centre on Monday was hospitalized with serious injuries.Gary Urbani, 53, Abingdon, Va., jumped from the building at 125 E. Market St. in downtown Johnson City just after 10 a.m. in an apparent suicide att

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Accused Harriman puppy mill operator surrenders dogs

December 14th, 2009 12:00 am by Staff Report

KINGSTON - An elderly Harriman woman this morning surrendered to Roane County authorities the remaining dogs she had from what officials allege was a puppy mill they say she operated for years.The action confiscating 14 animals from Marjorie Dodd's Poland

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Johnson City man accused of fighting in nightclub, running over someone with car

December 14th, 2009 12:00 am by Staff Report

A nightclub fight that ended when a man ran over someone with a vehicle early Sunday morning resulted in the man's arrest after police caught up with him a few miles away.Alberto Mandoza, 25, 3908 Timberlake Road, No. 105, was charged with aggravated assa

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Prosecutors seek 100-plus years in prison for rapist

December 14th, 2009 12:00 am by Staff Report

Prosecutors are seeking consecutive sentences that could add up to more than 100 years for the man convicted earlier this year in the rape of a young woman who was jolted from her sleep while house-sitting at a North Chattanooga home.Tracey A. Roberson, 3

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