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County breaks up scrap metal theft ring, fires 3 workers

July 15th, 2009 12:00 am by Staff Report

The Knoxville News Sentinel is reporting that county Solid Waste officials have fired three employees for being paid for the theft of scrap metal dumped at county convenience centers. The action follows a 10-month investigation.Tom Salter, Solid Waste di

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Tennessee man's panty raid goes awry

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

According to the Daily Post Athenian, a McMinn County deputy knew something didn't look right with a man he saw walking along Highway 11 early Sunday morning.Deputy Todd Levi's report says Jason L. Johnson, 31, County Road 158, Riceville, was attempting

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Wife gets 18 months in sex-game death of husband

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

The Knoxville News Sentinel and Daily Herald of Columbia is reporting that a Columbia woman will spend 18 months in jail in connection with the death of her husband during a sex game.Rebecca Bargy, 26, was sentenced Monday in the 2008 death of her 29-yea

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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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