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Claiborne Co. woman uses bowl of chili to fend off robbers

May 14th, 2009 12:00 am by Staff Report

The Knoxville News Sentinel is reporting when two men broke into her home, Wanda Bray defended herself with what she had - a bowl of chili and some household objects."The woman fought them off," said Capt. David Honeycutt of the Claiborne County Sheriff's

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Tenn. GOP fires 28 Democratic election commissioners; more expected to follow

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

The Tennessean is reporting that 28 county election administrators already have been replaced since Republicans gained control of Tennessee's 95 county election commissions and more Democrats are likely to be dismissed in the months ahead, a state officia

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Ex-Greeneville mortgage loan broker denies wire, bank fraud, money laundering charges

May 12th, 2009 12:00 am by Staff Report

The Greeneville Sun is reporting that a former Greeneville mortgage-loan broker made an initial appearance in U.S. District Court Monday and pleaded not guilty to charges of wire fraud, bank fraud and money-laundering charges.Court records show that a

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Hamblen Co. authorities fear Mother's Day shooting suspect may try to flee to Mexico

May 11th, 2009 12:00 am by Staff Report

According to a report in the Knoxville News Sentinel the suspect in a Mother's Day shooting that killed a 40-year-old mother of five is an illegal immigrant and that could complicate the investigation, Hamblen County authorities said today.Detective Sgt.

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Hamblen County mother shot, killed in front of children while begging for her life

May 11th, 2009 12:00 am by Staff Report

A 40-year-old mother of five was shot and killed on Mother's Day while her youngest children watched helplessly, according to Hamblen County Sheriff Esco Jarnagin."It's a terrible thing on any day, but on Mother's Day it just doubles the impact," Jarnagin

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