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Region's auto dealers see light at the end of the tunnel

July 13th, 2009 12:00 am by Staff Report

According to a report in the Bristol Herald Courier, area domestic car dealers seeing what they think is a economic turnaround beginning.General Motors and Chrysler have emerged from bankruptcy, some factories have reopened and sales of vehicles national

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Police blame fear, new laws, social trends for growth of legal, illegal gun sales

July 13th, 2009 12:00 am by Staff Report

According to a report in the Tennessean, the business of guns is booming on the streets of Nashville, and it's not a welcome development for police.The reasons include everything from a fear that President Barack Obama's administration will crack down on

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GOP official's delay of new voting machines called political move for upcoming critical Tenn. election

July 10th, 2009 12:00 am by Staff Report

According to a report in the Tennessean, state Democratic leaders are accusing a Republican official of intentionally delaying new voting machines in Tennessee that are able to produce a paper trail.The charges come two days after Secretary of State Tre

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Rent-to-own stores doing brisk business during recession

July 10th, 2009 12:00 am by Staff Report

USA Today is reporting that the rent-to-own industry is riding high on the recession.Aaron's, the second-largest retailer in the $6.3 billion industry, plans to open 200 stores in 2010 on the heels of an 18% increase in same-store sales last year.Rent-to-

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Area pill mill trial shifts focus to patients who died

July 9th, 2009 12:00 am by Staff Report

The Knoxville News Sentinel is reporting that the trial of the Hawkins County doctor accused of running a pill mill that lead to the death of at least five people focused Wednesday on the question: If the pills were the murder weapon, who pulled the trig

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Knoxville police acknowledge criminal probe, refuse to identify officers who resigned

July 9th, 2009 12:00 am by Staff Report

According to a report in the Knoxville News Sentinel, two police officers have resigned while under a criminal investigation, but the department won't say who or why.Knoxville Police Department spokesman Darrell DeBusk wouldn't give names or any other de

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