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Report: Tobacco fields poisoning kids

Report: Tobacco fields poisoning kids

by Anita Wadhwani, , The Tennessean

Kids can't buy tobacco products, but in Tennessee children as young as 9 are working in tobacco fields and suffering symptoms consistent with acute nicotine poisoning, according to a report by an international human rights group.

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Roane Co. delays 'In God We Trust' signs


The words "In God We Trust" will not hang on a Roane County building -- at least not right now.

The Roane County Commission voted to delay a proposal to add the national motto to the county courthouse and inside the commission chamber.

Commissioner Randy Ellis proposed the idea originally , but the proposal never went through committee. Monday they voted to send it to committee per standard procedure.

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Cranberry Chicken by Donna's Old Town Cafe

Cranberry Glaze

1 can whole berry cranberry sauce

Equal amount Bennett's chili sauce

1 Heaping TBS apricot preserves

1/2 tsp. allspice


Mix all ingredients together in a saucepan and bring to a simmer.

Chicken Breast:

Brown chicken in a skillet with oil. Pour topping over chicken; let simmer 5 minutes more. Serve

Presented by Melissa Graves, Donna's Old Town Cafe

Date: 5/6/2014

 

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Fun DIY Mother's Day Crafts

Lindsay Ruggieri from Custom Love Gifts shows us how to make a beautiful gift basket for mom.

Investigators release name of man killed in Roane County


(WBIR) The Roane County Sheriff's Department and the TBI are still investigating the death of a 74-year-old man.

According to the District Attorney General's office, Johnny Franklin Douglas was found dead on Sunday around noon.

The TBI confirmed Monday they were assisting with an "apparent homicide" investigation.

The Roane County Sheriff's Department said they are working to determine if Douglas' death was a homicide or suicide.

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Helen Ross McNabb Center's An Evening of Hope Giveaway

Helen Ross McNabb Center's An Evening of Hope Giveaway

Enter now for you chance to win 4 VIP tickets to Helen Ross McNabb Center's An Evening of Hope on May 14th.

The evening includes a reception with heavy hors d'oeuvres, and a meet-and-greet with the bands Sidewalk Prophets and About a Mile before the concert, and tickets to the concert.