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Look for more service cuts, tax hikes, layoffs, furloughs and political gridlock in state governments

December 15th, 2009 12:00 am by Staff Report

According to Stateline.org, one question keeps coming up as governors and legislators grapple with a seemingly never-ending stream of gloomy budget news that keeps getting worse: How bad can it get?The answer, according to experts and a look through histo

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Nashville-area teen prostitution case grows with 5 adults now charged

December 15th, 2009 12:00 am by Staff Report

The criminal case over an alleged teenage prostitution ring in Nashville has grown to include more criminal defendants and more young girls. In all, five people now face criminal charges stemming from a prostitution business allegedly run by Teresa West.

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Abingdon man jumps from Downtown Centre in Johnson City

December 15th, 2009 12:00 am by Staff Report

A man who jumped from Washington County's Downtown Centre on Monday was hospitalized with serious injuries.Gary Urbani, 53, Abingdon, Va., jumped from the building at 125 E. Market St. in downtown Johnson City just after 10 a.m. in an apparent suicide att

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Accused Harriman puppy mill operator surrenders dogs

December 14th, 2009 12:00 am by Staff Report

KINGSTON - An elderly Harriman woman this morning surrendered to Roane County authorities the remaining dogs she had from what officials allege was a puppy mill they say she operated for years.The action confiscating 14 animals from Marjorie Dodd's Poland

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Johnson City man accused of fighting in nightclub, running over someone with car

December 14th, 2009 12:00 am by Staff Report

A nightclub fight that ended when a man ran over someone with a vehicle early Sunday morning resulted in the man's arrest after police caught up with him a few miles away.Alberto Mandoza, 25, 3908 Timberlake Road, No. 105, was charged with aggravated assa

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Prosecutors seek 100-plus years in prison for rapist

December 14th, 2009 12:00 am by Staff Report

Prosecutors are seeking consecutive sentences that could add up to more than 100 years for the man convicted earlier this year in the rape of a young woman who was jolted from her sleep while house-sitting at a North Chattanooga home.Tracey A. Roberson, 3

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Kiffin warns 'people are going to come after' Vols football program

December 11th, 2009 12:00 am by Austin Ward, Knoxville News Sentinel

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Petition seeks max sentence in dog dragging case

December 11th, 2009 12:00 am by Staff Report

An online petition boasting the names of more than 5,200 people worldwide was delivered to Knox County prosecutors on Thursday, urging that the maximum sentence be sought against a Knoxville man charged with dragging a dog behind his pickup truck last mon

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No bond for former Bristol nursing home aide accused of sexually assaulting patients

December 11th, 2009 12:00 am by Staff Report

The Bristol Herald Courier is reporting that a circuit court judge has denied bond for a former nursing home aide charged with sexually assaulting the elderly patients.James Wright, 34, faces four counts of aggravated sexual battery against four differen

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