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Greeneville residents wonder about bright objects in NE Tenn. night sky

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

The Greeneville Sun is reporting that more residents of southern Greene County have called paper about sightings of strange objects in the night sky earlier this week.And, an East Tennessee State University astronomy professor said, after reviewing a phot

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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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