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Hamblen man burned in fire dies from injuries

July 9th, 2010 4:36 am by Staff Report

MORRISTOWN - A 56-year-old man who suffered extensive burns in a Hamblen County house fire early Wednesday has died, according to authorities.Donnie Stepp died at 5 a.m. Thursday at the Vanderbilt Medical Center Burn Unit in Nashville, said Chief Deputy W

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Police say sex offender used ads to lure women

July 9th, 2010 4:34 am by Jim Balloch

A convicted sex offender used bogus advertisements in newspapers in more than a dozen U.S. cities, including the News Sentinel, to try to lure women to his Illinois home, authorities say.Classified ads placed by Maurice Ray Sweet of Herrin, Ill., seek a "

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Mom says center took teen off needed drugs three months before suicide

July 9th, 2010 4:31 am by J.J. Stambaugh

The mother of a 15-year-old Knox County boy who hanged himself while in juvenile custody in Chattanooga said Thursday her son died because he wasn't given needed psychiatric medications by a drug treatment center overseeing his care.The head of the treatm

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Body found in Hampton identified

July 9th, 2010 4:27 am by John Thompson

ELIZABETHTON The body of a Valley Forge man was found Thursday morning inside a stolen truck that was parked near the Elizabethton Electric Department substation on Swimming Pool Road in Hampton.The Carter County Sheriff's Department identified the man a

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Second arrest made in Carter stabbing

July 9th, 2010 4:25 am by John Thompson

ELIZABETHTON The Carter County Sheriff's Department has made a second arrest in the Tuesday night stabbing at 163 Grace Lewis Road.Carl Gray Little, 44, 506 1/2 Cottage Ave., was arrested Wednesday night on charges of criminal attempt (second-degree murde

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Rural America may be next big jobs outsourcing location

July 8th, 2010 5:02 am by Staff Report

According to CNN Money as the national unemployment rate hovers near 10%, some companies are starting to eye job-hungry areas of the country as prime candidates for the kind of outsourced work that once would have gone overseas.Dubbed "ruralsourcing," "ru

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Israeli soldiers 'Rock the Casbah in Hebron' - YouTube video offends Palestinians

July 8th, 2010 4:57 am by Staff Report

The Christian Science Monitor reports that an absurd YouTube video of Israeli infantrymen on patrol and suddenly breaking out in a choreographed dance to American pop singer Kesha's "Tik Tok'' has gone viral with more than 1.6 million hits just days after

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