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Richest politician in America: Haslam doubles net worth in a matter of months

Richest politician in America: Haslam doubles net worth in a matter of months

January 21st, 2015 12:19 pm by From staff reports

The governor owns15 percent of Pilot Flying J, which his father founded in 1958.

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TSA discovers handgun in passenger's carry-on bag at Tri-Cities Regional Airport

TSA discovers handgun in passenger's carry-on bag at Tri-Cities Regional Airport

January 21st, 2015 11:38 am by Staff Report

The pistol was the first firearm discovered at the security checkpoint by TSA officers at Tri-Cities this year. A total of four firearms were discovered at the checkpoint in 2014, up from one in 2013.

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Carter commissioners try hands at electronic voting

Carter commissioners try hands at electronic voting

January 21st, 2015 11:06 am by John Thompson

For the first time in its 200-year history, the Carter County Commission tried a new way of voting at Tuesday's monthly meeting. As part of a trial basis, the commission voted electronically instead of using the old-fashioned roll-call voting.

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Police charge man in two home burglaries

Police charge man in two home burglaries

January 21st, 2015 10:25 am by Staff Report

A witness gave police a detailed description of the suspect and the vehicle he was driving from one of the residences.

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Boko Haram leader claims massacre in Baga, threatens more

Boko Haram leader claims massacre in Baga, threatens more

January 21st, 2015 9:48 am by HARUNA UMAR and MICHELLE FAUL, Associated Press

As many as 2,000 civilians were killed and 3,700 homes and business were destroyed in the Jan. 3 attack on the town near Nigeria's border with Cameroon, said Amnesty International.

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State funding cuts proposed for services for intellectually disabled

State funding cuts proposed for services for intellectually disabled

January 20th, 2015 9:49 pm by Sue Guinn Legg

Governor Bill Haslam's request for an across the board 7 percent reduction in state agency spending and the Department of Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities' proposal to meet that request with nearly $14 million cuts to its Medicaid Wavier and Fa

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Obama in State of the Union: The shadow of crisis has passed

Obama in State of the Union: The shadow of crisis has passed

January 20th, 2015 9:45 pm by JULIE PACE, AP White House Correspondent

President Barack Obama declared Tuesday night that the "shadow of crisis" has passed America and urged Congress to build on economic gains by raising taxes on the nation's wealthiest to pay for reductions for the middle class - an agenda more likely to an

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Delivery man still suffering from injuries received in attack

Delivery man still suffering from injuries received in attack

January 20th, 2015 9:32 pm by Jessica Fuller

Brad Booker began his night shift on Jan. 13 delivering food for Mid-City Grill like any other. He received an order for delivery, packed the food into his car, and headed to make a delivery at 2217 Wyndale Road.Little did he know that delivery would cost

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'X' factor: 150 jobs would be lost if company chooses to head to competing state

'X' factor: 150 jobs would be lost if company chooses to head to competing state

January 20th, 2015 9:29 pm by Nathan Baker

An estimated $8 million payroll would suddenly disappear from the local economy.

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State Rep. Matthew Hill replaced on Tennessee's House Local Government Committee

State Rep. Matthew Hill replaced on Tennessee's House Local Government Committee

January 20th, 2015 9:25 pm by Gary B. Gray

Tennessee's House Local Government Committee, chaired last year by 7th District state Rep. Matthew Hill, R-Jonesborough, will now be chaired by Rep. Timothy Wirgau of Buchanan.

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