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FBI arrests man accused of threatening Rep. Phil Roe

September 22nd, 2010 9:18 am by Associated Press

MARYVILLE, Tenn. (AP) FBI agents have arrested a Maryville man who is accused of making threatening phone calls to the office of U.S. Rep. Phil Roe.

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Stuxnet malware is 'weapon' out to destroy ... Iran's Bushehr nuclear plant?

September 22nd, 2010 5:02 am by Staff Report

Cyber security experts say they have identified the world's first known cyber super weapon designed specifically to destroy a real-world target - a factory, a refinery, or just maybe a nuclear power plant.The cyber worm, called Stuxnet, has been the objec

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KFC pays college women for ad space on buns

September 22nd, 2010 4:56 am by Staff Report

KFC wants folks to watch its backside. Or, more precisely, the backsides of female college students it's recruiting to promote its hot new bunless Double Down sandwiches.According to a USA Today report, women on college campuses are being paid $500 each t

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Colleges quietly charge millions in fees to support athletics

September 22nd, 2010 4:49 am by Steve Berkowitz, Jodi Upton, Michael McCarthy and Jack Gillum

Linda Randall says her daughter, Randi-Lyn, a student at Radford University in southwestern Virginia, is not a "die-hard" follower of the Highlanders sports teams.s. Even so, by the time Randi-Lyn graduates in 2012, her parents probably will have paid

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4 E. Tenn counties restrict black walnut

September 22nd, 2010 4:45 am by MORGAN SIMMONS

The Tennessee Department of Agriculture has expanded its emergency quarantine on black walnut based on new evidence that shows a lethal fungus has spread beyond Knox County.Thousand cankers disease was first identified in Knox County in August. Since then

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Johnson City man charged with assault, threatens to kill woman with broken ash tray

September 22nd, 2010 4:29 am by NET Staff report

South Roan Street man was arrested Monday after he allegedly held a woman by her hair and threatened to kill her while holding a broken ash tray up to her throat, police said.James Blackburn, 26, 2717 S. Roan, was charged with aggravated assault and resis

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One killed in crash on Tenn. Highway 75

September 22nd, 2010 4:27 am by Gary B. Gray

man.Killed was David Greene, 34, who was driving a 1996 Ford Ranger pickup north on Tenn. 75 just before 1 p.m. when his vehicle crossed the center line and struck a Ford van driven by Dearstone Brooks, 25, Jules Court, Greeneville, the Tennessee Highway

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Two injured in Highway 75 crash

September 21st, 2010 3:55 pm by Gary B. Gray

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