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Ramsey leads Senate to cut off budget talks

May 28th, 2010 4:34 am by Chas Sisk

The Tennessee Senate pressed ahead with its version of the state budget Thursday night after abruptly breaking off talks with House negotiators, setting up an election-year showdown led by one of the Republican candidates for governor. After five weeks

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House approves changes to state traffic camera law

May 28th, 2010 4:30 am by Tom Humphrey

NASHVILLE - The House approved 89-4 on Thursday legislation that a proponent described as "tweaking" of the state law on traffic surveillance cameras after abandoning efforts to impose more stringent operations on the devices.The bill, SB3586, now goes to

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Johnson City Police issue missing person alert for woman connected to stabbing death victim

May 28th, 2010 4:23 am by staff report

Johnson City police issued an alert Thursday seeking public assistance in finding a 21-year-old woman in connection to a man's stabbing death that occurred earlier this week.Police considered Natasha Gross, 516 Grays Pointe Court, a missing person, accord

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Nation awaits word on latest bid to plug oil leak

May 27th, 2010 10:52 am by Associated Press

ROBERT, La. BP hopes to know by Thursday afternoon whether its latest attempt to plug a blown-out undersea well with heavy mud may finally slow the oil that's been gushing into the Gulf of Mexico. BP PLC was pumping heavy mud into the leaking well off Lo

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All browsers vulnerable to new phishing tactic

May 27th, 2010 5:22 am by Staff Report

The Guardian is reporting that a a sly new attack tactic dubbed "tabnapping" that can dupe users into giving up passwords by secretly changing already-open browser tabs. All of the major browsers on Windows and Mac OS X are vulnerable to the attack. Aza R

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Studies show link between tanning beds, deadly skin cancer grows stronger

May 27th, 2010 4:37 am by Staff Report

USA Today is reporting that strong evidence now links tanning beds to melanoma, a deadly form of skin cancer that afflicts nearly 69,000 Americans a year.People who have ever used tanning machines were 74% more likely to develop melanoma than others, acco

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