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Seven of the hot-button talking points about heath care reform can't pass fact-checking test

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

FactCheck.org has done an analysis and update on seven the leading false arguments and claims in the verbal war over health care reform.

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Fire destroys Washington Co. home

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

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Morristown OxyContin ring members take plea deals

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

The Morristown Citizen Tribune is reporting that a large-scale OxyContin-distribution network that linked Florida suppliers to Morristown dealers is in the mop-up phase.One of the intermediaries, Florida resident Louis Eyzaguirre, pleaded guilty in U.S.

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Morristown police tracking gangs, gang members

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

According to a report in the Morristown Citizen Tribune, there's no evidence that Morristown is a regional headquarters for street gangs, but police have identified local residents that claim affiliation or have been linked to 10 criminal organizations.

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Greeneville High students who killed 2 cows and calf with bows and arrows as prank fined, given suspended sentences

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

According to a report by the Greeneville Sun, three former Greeneville High School students charged in connection with the bow and arrow deaths of two cows and a calf as part of a graduation prank have pleaded guilty to reduced misdemeanor charges.Matt

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Firefighters at top of prestigious jobs list, real estate brokers at the bottom

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

Every year at this time, The Harris Poll asks whether an occupation can be considered to have very great prestige or hardly any prestige at all. This year there are some changes as well as some stability in what occupations are considered prestigious and

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Recession puts squeeze on recycling business

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

According to a report in the Greeneville Sun, the severe recession is putting the squeeze on the recycling industry.Jeff Collins, owner of Greeneville Iron & Metals, Inc., told the Sun that the recycling business typically improves during a recession.

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