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Survey finds Americans lacking religious knowledge

September 28th, 2010 5:17 am by Staff Report

USA Today is reorting that while Americans are clear on God but foggy on facts about faiths.The new U.S. Religious Knowledge Survey, released today by the Pew Forum on Religion & Public Life, finds that although 86% of us believe in God or a higher power,

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Get Motivated Seminars: 'Life-changing' or 'high-pressure sales'?

September 28th, 2010 5:09 am by Staff Report

According to a USA Today report a series of heavily promoted motivational seminars that feature prominent politicians, athletes and business leaders is raising questions about alleged high-pressure sales and questionable endorsements.The Get Motivated Sem

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Tenn. men get 'F' on health report card

September 28th, 2010 5:01 am by Brian Haas

Tennessee's 3 million men got their health report card on Monday, and it was nothing to brag about. The Vanderbilt Institute for Medicine and Public Health on Monday released its first Men's Health Report Card for the state giving men in the state a bi

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2,772 people could be eligible for 'crack tax' refunds in Tenn.

September 28th, 2010 4:57 am by Brian Haas

When Williamson County Sheriff Ricky Headley was busted for illegal prescription pills, the state taxed him $13,000 on the value of those drugs. Headley paid the tax, resigned as sheriff, pleaded guilty to four drug counts and one count of official misc

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74-year-old Bristol puppy breeder accused of animal cruelty hands over dogs to state officials

September 28th, 2010 4:54 am by Staff Report

The Bristol Herald Courier is reporting that a 74-year-old Bristol puppy breeder, convicted of animal crimes in Virginia and Tennessee with another charge pending, has now handed over a total of 40 dogs to the two states.William Joseph Hilliard was convic

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Bed bugs discovered in UT Medical Center

September 28th, 2010 4:48 am by Staff Report

KNOXVILLE The University of Tennessee Medical Center has sealed off two patient rooms and thoroughly inspected the entire hospital following the discovery of bed bugs over the weekend.The bugs were initially found by a patient's family member in a sleepe

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Johnson City woman gets 12 years for vehicular homicide

September 28th, 2010 4:29 am by John Thompson

ELIZABETHTON A Johnson City woman was sentenced to 12 years in prison Friday, following her earlier guilty plea to a charge of vehicular homicide in the death of 90-year-old Opal B. McGhee.Tina G. Strickland, 40, 1717 Daytona Drive, Johnson City, was inv

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Woman accused of stealing $100,000 worth of books from Books-A-Million gets 30 years probation

September 28th, 2010 4:25 am by John Thompson

ELIZABETHTON A woman who had pleaded guilty earlier to shoplifting more than $100,000 in books from the Books-A-Million retail chain was sentenced Friday to 30 years probation.Sherri Lynn Lewis, 42, 398 H. Heaton Road, was convicted of theft over $60,000

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RAF officers say UFOs tampered with nukes, claim U.S. is lying about security implications

September 27th, 2010 12:59 pm by Staff Report

According to the Kansas City Examiner on September 27 of this year according to Reuters and other sources, numerous former United States Airforce officers presented startling news in regard to UFOs that disabled our most powerful weapons. It is reported t

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