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Recession may have pushed US birth rate to new low

August 27th, 2010 11:16 am by Associated Press

The U.S. birth rate has dropped for the second year in a row, and experts think the wrenching recession led many people to put off having children. The 2009 birth rate also set a record: lowest in a century.Births fell 2.7 percent last year even as the po

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Former student gets probation for threatening to kill principals

August 27th, 2010 5:01 am by Juanita Cousins

Reginald Bowers spoke softly, saying he was sorry for threatening to kill his principal and two assistant principals. It wasn't loud enough for Davidson County General Sessions Judge Michael Mondelli, who had ordered the 18-year-old to apologize. Try a

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GOP poll finds edge in 7 TN House races

August 27th, 2010 4:59 am by Staff Report

Tennessee Republicans say their party is leading in seven districts targeted by Democrats, based on the results of a poll conducted for the House Republican Caucus. In highlights of the poll released this week, the caucus says Republicans average a 23-pe

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Johnson City man accused of impersonating doctor, phoning in false prescriptions

August 27th, 2010 4:54 am by NET Staff report

After twice telephoning area pharmacies and impersonating a doctor, a city man was charged with attempting to obtain narcotics by fraud, police said in a news release.Police arrested Daniel Lee Marshall, 1602 Kensington Pl., on Thursday when he arrived at

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Elizabethton man charged in alleged murder-for-hire scheme

August 27th, 2010 4:53 am by Becky Campbell

A Carter County man arrested in an alleged intricate murder-for-hire scheme had the equipment and means to go into hiding but investigators from two area sheriff's departments said Thursday they thwarted his plans.Benjamin Thomas Barrick, 40, 517 E. Elk S

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