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Bullying happening more often virtually than in person, researcher says

November 9th, 2010 4:36 am by Michael Stone

Cyberbullying is a "huge problem" for adolescents in the United States and one that is happening more often than face-to-face bullying, according to a researcher who visited Chattanooga on Monday."Bullying is of course not a new phenomenon -- it's been ar

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SW Va. deputies investigate double murder, suicide

November 9th, 2010 4:30 am by Staff Report

The Bristol Herald Courier is reporting that three people are dead in what Buchanan County Sheriff Ray Foster is calling a a double-murder and suicide.The sheriff's office received a call from Alvin Sheppard, 1038 Pond View Drive, at 11:02 a.m. Sheppard

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Former teaching assistant indicted; improper contact with student alleged

November 8th, 2010 1:07 pm by Staff Report

KNOXVILLE - Authorities this morning arrested a Gibbs High School teaching assistant who had been fired in 2009 after allegations of improper contact with a student.Scott Vandergriff, 36, of Fairmont Boulevard was booked this morning at the Knox County Sh

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Hawkins Co. man indicted in shooting death of ex-wife's boyfriend

November 8th, 2010 4:03 am by Becky Campbell

A Hawkins County man who allegedly laid in wait before firing a gun through his ex-wife's door and killing her boyfriend was indicted by a Washington County grand jury on first-degree murder and other charges this week.James Henry Allen, 49, Church Hill,

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Complaints emerge that tea party hurt GOP's Senate hopes

November 6th, 2010 10:51 am by Associated Press

WASHINGTON (AP) Tea party-backed candidates proved both a help and a hindrance to Republicans in the midterm elections, injecting enthusiasm into campaigns around the country but losing Senate seats held by Democrats in Delaware, Colorado and Nevada that

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