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Tennessee health insurance plans stop enrolling needy

December 2nd, 2009 12:00 am by Staff Report

As state funds run dry, Tennessee has cut off enrollment for two health insurance programs for low-income people, leaving the state at risk of a crisis, advocates say. Tennessee became the only state in the nation to have frozen enrollment for a childr

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Pigeon Forge hotel magnate charged with 5 counts sexual battery

December 2nd, 2009 12:00 am by Staff Report

PIGEON FORGE - A prominent Pigeon Forge businessman and hotel magnate has been charged with five counts of sexual battery, according to the Sevier County Sheriff's Office.Ken Seaton, who is president of the Pigeon Forge Chamber of Commerce and heads the F

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MasterCraft to recall 73 workers

December 2nd, 2009 12:00 am by Staff Report

It's been a tough couple of years for recreational boat makers, but MasterCraft Boat Co. said Tuesday it is recalling laid off workers and ramping up production.The Vonore, Tenn.-based company said it will recall 73 laid off employees by the end of the ye

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Police searching for endangered Morristown woman

December 1st, 2009 12:00 am by Staff Report

MORRISTOWN - Police are searching for a 19-year-old girl who walked away Monday night from her Morristown home and has the mental capacity of a 7-year-old.Selena M. Conkle was last seen about 10:30 p.m. when she left her residence on Knollwood Drive in Mo

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Colleges push back as anonymous gossip sites flourish on campus

December 1st, 2009 12:00 am by Staff Report

Examples of what has some up in arms include: "Name the freshman sluts!" an anonymous post demands on the Indiana University page of a multischool gossip site. So-and-so "has herpes!" proclaims an unsigned post on Texas Christian University's page. Among

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GOP leadership seeks to block Williams from rejoining party

December 1st, 2009 12:00 am by Staff Report

NASHVILLE Eighteen Tennessee Republican Party Executive Committee members are urging colleagues on the 63-member panel to reject any attempt to restore the GOP credentials of state House Speaker Kent Williams.A letter to executive committee members dated

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Pigeon Forge Chamber of Commerce president facing sex charges

December 1st, 2009 12:00 am by Staff Report

A prominent 72-year-old Pigeon Forge business leader and hotel magnate is slated to appear in court Jan. 20 to answer allegations that he had sexual contact with five different women without their consent at one of his properties, court records show.Ken S

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Mom, two children killed in wreck; no one was wearing seatbelts

November 30th, 2009 12:00 am by Staff Report

Three members of a Claiborne County family were killed in a two-vehicle crash on State Route 33, according to the Tennessee Highway Patrol. None of the dead was using seat belts during the 9:40 p.m. Sunday crash in New Tazewell, according to a report file

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