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Facebook draws protests on privacy issue

May 14th, 2010 4:33 am by Staff Report

According to a report in USA Today Facebook is facing another backlash about its privacy policies.A vocal slice of Facebook's 400 million members are grousing about a new feature from the social-networking giant that lets non-Facebook websites post the

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Tenn. bill would require those arrested to prove citizenship

May 14th, 2010 4:27 am by Chas Sisk

State senators are debating a bill that would require people who are arrested to show they are American citizens or face being reported to immigration officials. But a coalition of sheriffs and immigration groups are pushing back, saying the law will b

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South Johnson City trailer park fire deemed 'suspicious'

May 14th, 2010 4:20 am by Staff Report

A fire at a mobile home park early Thursday morning was considered suspicious after firefighters were told someone was heard screaming from the burning structure, yet no one was found inside, according to a news release.Johnson City firefighters responded

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House Speaker Kent Williams collapses in Nashville

May 13th, 2010 1:05 pm by staff and wire reports

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Bristol Walmart workers arrested in connection with eight bomb threats

May 13th, 2010 5:00 am by Staff Report

The Bristol Herald Courier is reporting that two Bristol, Va. WalMart employees were arrested Tuesday and accused of calling in at least a dozen bomb threats to the store over the past week. On one day as many as eight threats were made.Washington County

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Nashville commentary calls Ron Ramsey's campaign promises ridiculous, out of touch

May 13th, 2010 4:37 am by Gail Kerr

Lt. Gov. Ron Ramsey is hanging his chance to be governor on two specific promises, one "to give the boot" to Washington and the other to slash state government. The first one seems ridiculous after Tennessee's disastrous flood. The second might very we

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Gunshot victim charged with murder after botched Morristown home invasion

May 13th, 2010 4:30 am by Hayes Hickman

A gunshot victim who authorities previously deemed a "person of interest" in a botched home invasion near Morristown over the weekend is now charged with attempted first-degree murder, Hamblen County Sheriff Esco Jarnagin said Wednesday.Jarnagin confirmed

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