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Exide completes layoff Friday

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

According to a report by the Bristol Herald Courier another several hundred workers will be without jobs come Friday, the last day at Exide Technologies for those targeted by the battery maker's layoff plans.In a region already battered by dozens of compa

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Man wanted in road-rage slashing surrenders to authorities

April 24th, 2009 12:00 am by Staff Report

Steven Charles Wilson, 37, surrendered to officers around 10:30 p.m. on a charge of aggravated assault, Knox County Sheriff's Office spokeswoman Ashley Haynes said. Authorities said Wilson slashed the other driver, Kenneth M. Romines, with a carpet knife

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Alleged Ponzi schemer's investors try to block bank sale of Gatlinburg home

April 24th, 2009 12:00 am by Staff Report

The Knoxville News Sentinel is reporting that some of the alleged Ponzi schemer Dennis Bolze's investors are asking a bankruptcy judge to block a proposal by Regions Bank to sell his multimillion-dollar Gatlinburg home to satisfy his debts to the bank of

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FactCheck.org retracts story, 90% of guns in Mexico do not come from the U.S.

April 23rd, 2009 12:00 am by Staff Report

According to a corrected report by FactCheck.org, there's no dispute that thousands of handguns, military-style rifles and other firearms are purchased in the U.S. and end up in the hands of Mexican criminals each year. It's relatively easy to buy such gu

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