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Morristown firefighter recovering after smoke inhalation

December 2nd, 2009 12:00 am by Staff Report

MORRISTOWN - A city firefighter is recovering today after suffering smoke inhalation while fighting an apartment fire Wednesday night.Jeremy Shoupe, 38, was treated at Morristown-Hamblen Medical Center and sent home, city Fire Marshal Eual Noah said. "He

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Lawmakers aim to limit camera fine spending

December 2nd, 2009 12:00 am by Staff Report

NASHVILLE The General Assembly should explore requiring cities with traffic-enforcement camera programs to put at least some of the revenue they generate back into public safety, a state lawmaker said Tuesday."We can take a portion of it and move it to t

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Student fight broken up with Taser

December 2nd, 2009 12:00 am by Staff Report

Two Brainerd High School students each face a charge of disorderly conduct after a Monday hallway fight led to one being shocked with a Taser by a school resource officer.The students -- Monterell Neal, 18, and an unidentified juvenile -- began fighting b

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Tennessee health insurance plans stop enrolling needy

December 2nd, 2009 12:00 am by Staff Report

As state funds run dry, Tennessee has cut off enrollment for two health insurance programs for low-income people, leaving the state at risk of a crisis, advocates say. Tennessee became the only state in the nation to have frozen enrollment for a childr

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Pigeon Forge hotel magnate charged with 5 counts sexual battery

December 2nd, 2009 12:00 am by Staff Report

PIGEON FORGE - A prominent Pigeon Forge businessman and hotel magnate has been charged with five counts of sexual battery, according to the Sevier County Sheriff's Office.Ken Seaton, who is president of the Pigeon Forge Chamber of Commerce and heads the F

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