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Bredesen proposes 1,051 state layoffs

May 27th, 2009 12:00 am by Staff Report

According to the Knoxville News Sentinel Gov. Phil Bredesen proposes layoffs of up to 1,051 state employees and predicts $38 million in new revenue from tax law changes in a draft budget amendment prepared for delivery to legislators this week.An outline

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Greeneville man who crashed truck into house, killing sleeping woman gets 8 years in prison

May 26th, 2009 12:00 am by Staff Report

The Greeneville Sun is reporting that a 25-year-old Greeneville man has been sentenced to eight years in prison after pleading guilty to vehicular homicide.Judge John Dugger, Jr., imposed the sentence on David M. Gibbs, 25, of Katherine Lane, after accept

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Sprint pays back wages, $120,000 fine over Bristol Call Center complaints

May 22nd, 2009 12:00 am by Staff Report

The Bristol Herald Courier is reporting that Sprint has paid nearly $259,429 in back wages and a $120,000 fine after a federal labor investigation revealed the telecommunications giant did not pay overtime to 1,013 workers from its Bristol call center at

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