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Inmate sues, claims Nashville jail kept his prosthetic leg

August 7th, 2009 12:00 am by Staff Report

The Tennessean is report that former jail Jerry Ray Brock is suing the Davidson County's Sheriff's Office. He wants his brand-new prosthetic leg returned.Brock wanted to take it with him while he served the rest of his sentence at the Tennessee Department

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Entrepreneur betting on the real-time Web

August 7th, 2009 12:00 am by Staff Report

According to BusinessWeek, John Borthwick's excitement isn't hidden by the soft voice. Co-founder and chief executive of the New York Internet media incubator betaworks, Borthwick is an investor in the microblogging phenomenon Twitter. Betaworks is also

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Town hall meetings spark more confrontations; some turn violent - VIDEO

August 7th, 2009 12:00 am by Staff Report

The Tampa Tribune is reporting that a town hall discussion on President Barack Obama's health care reform proposal dissolved into a shouting match with shoving and scuffles in Ybor City.And according to a report in the St. Louis Post Dispatch six people

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Football coaches putting the kibosh on players tweeting and texting

August 6th, 2009 12:00 am by Staff Report

According to a report in the New York Times , NFL players are being told that the ban on talking to reporters is also applied to Twitter. In Green Bay, players were told they would be fined if they texted or tweeted from team meetings or coaching sessio

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Teen killed in break-in attempt, second suspect may be wounded

August 6th, 2009 12:00 am by Staff Report

The Knoxville News Sentinel is reporting that a 17-year-old boy killed during an attempted home invasion Wednesday in South Knoxville had a criminal record but no violent history.The body of Arsenio Wooten, 17, was found lying in a gully behind 814 Carls

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Authorities detail how Mexico-Morristown cocaine pipeline was shut down

August 5th, 2009 12:00 am by Staff Report

The Knoxville News Sentinel is reporting that federal grand jury indictments and months of police work helped sever a multimillion-dollar cocaine pipeline from Mexico to Morristown.The investigation netted 32 arrests on 103 charges and spanned the Tenness

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