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Dodd defends Corker against reports

March 24th, 2010 12:00 am by Michael Collins

WASHINGTON - A U.S. senator who had been working with U.S. Sen. Bob Corker to develop regulations for the nation's financial industry is denying published reports that Corker sought to exclude payday lenders from the rules.Corker, a Chattanooga Republican

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BAE Systems lays off 200 in Jefferson County plant

March 24th, 2010 12:00 am by Roger Harris

Jefferson County's already struggling jobs market took another hit Tuesday when defense contractor BAE Systems said it was laying off 200 workers at its Jefferson City plant.The news follows the closing last month of BAE's Grainger County body armor plant

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Knox school bus driver heading to high school charged with DUI

March 23rd, 2010 12:00 am by Hayes Hickman, News Sentinel

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LaFollette cop resigns after pistol-whipping charge

March 23rd, 2010 12:00 am by Staff Report

CLINTON - A LaFollette police officer accused of pistol-whipping a man in a dispute over the pot in a card game has resigned.Justin Lowe, 33, of Clinton, submitted his resignation Friday, LaFollette Police Chief James Lynch said today. "He (Lowe) just fel

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UT player pleads to shoplifting charge

March 23rd, 2010 12:00 am by Staff Report

KNOXVILLE - A University of Tennessee football player pleaded guilty today to shoplifting a polo shirt from West Town Mall.Nyshier Oliver, 18, was placed on judicial diversion for one day short of a year for his misdemeanor plea. If he stays out of troubl

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Unicoi group unanimously opposes traffic cameras

March 23rd, 2010 12:00 am by Brad Hicks

At Monday's meeting of the Unicoi County Commission, the commission unanimously voted to voice its opposition to the installation of traffic cameras within the county.In an addendum to the agenda presented by Commissioner Rick Butler, the county was to co

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