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Grocery store wine sales may come up again soon

November 23rd, 2009 12:00 am by Staff Report

ASHVILLE -- A key legislative proponent of allowing Tennessee grocery stores to sell wine says he may push the bill again in 2010 rather than waiting until 2011 if he sees sufficient public demand for change."It just depends," Senate State and Local Gover

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Autopsy shows heart problem caused Sullivan South player's death

November 20th, 2009 12:00 am by Staff Report

KNOXVILLE - The autopsy of an East Tennessee high school football player who collapsed during a game shows that he had a heart problem that contributed to the death.Eighteen-year-old Jack Logue, a senior at Sullivan South High School, collapsed after abou

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Sullivan County GOP committee OKs 2010 primary for local offices

November 20th, 2009 12:00 am by Staff Report

The Bristol Herald-Courier is reporting that candidates can pick up their petition to get their name on the 2010 ballot today. The report also says the Sullivan County Republican Party's Executive Committee unanimously approved a May 4, 2010, primary for

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Bristol councilman quits chamber of commerce over political activity; "hissy fit" allegations denied

November 20th, 2009 12:00 am by Staff Report

According to the Bristol Herald Courier Councilman David Shumaker is so uneasy over the Bristol Chamber of Commerce's political activity that he has resigned from the city business organization. He also told paper that an anonymous flier reporting that he

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Women break the combat barrier in Iraq, Afghanistan

November 20th, 2009 12:00 am by Staff Report

Before 2001, America's military women rarely saw ground combat. Their jobs kept them mostly away from enemy lines, as military policy dictates.But according to a New York Times report, the Afghanistan and Iraq wars have changed that. In both countries, w

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Popcorn debate: nutrition no-no or treat?

November 20th, 2009 12:00 am by Staff Report

A combo of a medium-sized popcorn and a medium soft drink at the nation's largest movie chain has the nutritional equivalent of three McDonald's Quarter Pounders topped with 12 pats of butter, according to a report released Thursday by the advocacy group

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Two libraries declared gun-freed zones

November 20th, 2009 12:00 am by Staff Report

After an incident two weeks ago at its Fountain City branch, the Knox County Public Library system has posted signs prohibiting handguns and any weapon at its branches.Such a sign has been posted for decades at the Lawson McGhee Library in downtown Knoxvi

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Knox County bar owners betting against beer bust over gambling machines

November 20th, 2009 12:00 am by Staff Report

Some Knox County bar owners may soon find themselves in hot water for allegedly allowing illegal video gambling machines into their establishments, officials say.Although possessing gambling devices is a crime, Knox County business owners who have stocked

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