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Mother who had 3 babies die in her care gets 25 years for neglect of fourth kid

July 29th, 2010 3:57 am by Juanita Cousins

A Nashville mother who has had three babies die in her care was sentenced to 25 years in prison Wednesday in the neglect case of a fourth child, who was barely a day old when she was harmed. Vernica Ward Calloway, 32, has frustrated authorities for years

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Life insurance firms find a new way to profit from death benefits

July 28th, 2010 7:05 pm by Staff Report

NPR is reporting that life insurance companies delay issuing death benefits owed to families of service members and others by promising to hold the money in safekeeping, an investigation by Bloomberg Markets magazine found. Senior writer David Evans and C

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If you hate traffic cameras, this will really get your blood boiling

July 28th, 2010 6:09 am by Staff Report

According to a Network World report radio-frequency I.D. (RFID) tags are a convenient way to track items and cut costs for companies. But this technology is increasingly being used to track other things, like security badges or even people giving it the

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Woman, 82, stranded for hours in car

July 28th, 2010 4:50 am by Staff Report

An 82-year-old Roanoke woman spent nearly five hours trapped in her car in Bedford County on Monday -- the car had driven down a steep, wooded embankment -- before being spotted by a passing motorist with a full bladder.For hours, cars and trucks whizzed

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Cities seek dismissal of red-light lawsuits

July 28th, 2010 4:43 am by Chris Carroll

A motion to dismiss lawsuits against traffic cameras argues that thousands of red-light offenders "are not entitled to a trial by jury, a presumption of innocence or a heightened burden of proof."The statement appears halfway through a 36-page court docum

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Most Tenn. voters in poll oppose guns-in-bars law

July 28th, 2010 4:39 am by Chas Sisk

A law that allows handguns into bars and restaurants that serve alcohol is proving to be unpopular with Tennesseans. Seven in 10 voters said they oppose the law passed earlier this year that lets holders of handgun carry permits take their weapons into

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