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Officer put on leave after chase arrest

June 22nd, 2010 4:42 am by Monica Mercer

A medical emergency does not give people the right to put other people in danger by ignoring traffic laws, law enforcement officials say.Chattanooga Police spokeswoman Lt. Kim Noorbergen discussed the issue with the Chattanooga Times Free Press Monday aft

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Willis gets death sentence for Johnson City murders

June 21st, 2010 1:21 pm by Staff Report

Howard Hawk Willis has been found guilty of murder and sentenced to death in the 2002 slayings of Adam and Samantha Chrismer, a teenage newlywed couple from Georgia. A jury convicted Willis on two counts of first-degree premeditated murder on each of the

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Bean Station woman dies after vehicle submerged in water

June 21st, 2010 10:34 am by Staff Report

TAZEWELL - A 58-year-old Bean Station woman died after the car she was driving left the road, smashed through tress and ran into a body of water where it was completely submerged.Willie E. Spears of Kyle Long Road in Grainger County died in the 3:50 p.m.

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Washington County shooting victim dies charges against 4 to be amended

June 21st, 2010 10:08 am by NET News Service

A Texas man shot last week in Washington County has died from injuries, Sheriff Ed Graybeal said this morning, and deputies were in the process of upgrading warrants against four people arrested in the shooting to include murder and related charges.

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Proposed bill would give Obama an Internet 'kill switch'

June 21st, 2010 5:14 am by Staff Report

The Daily Mail is reporting that a proposed new law would give President Obama the power to shut down the Internet with a 'kill switch' in a new law being proposed in the US. He would be able to order popular search engines such a Google and Yahoo to sus

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Should places that serve food be required to post inspection grades?

June 21st, 2010 4:52 am by Staff Report

USA Today is reporting that a growing number of health departments across the nation are initiating programs aimed at improving the transparency of restaurant inspections, says Robert Pestronk, executive director of the National Association of County and

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More doctors refusing new Medicare patients

June 21st, 2010 4:49 am by Staff Report

USA Today is reporting that the number of doctors refusing new Medicare patients because of low government payment rates is setting a new high, just six months before millions of Baby Boomers begin enrolling in the government health care program.Recent su

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