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National Coal defends mountaintop removal mining

By R. Neal
March 27, 2008 - In a hearing before the Tennessee Senate Environment and Conservation Committee yesterday, Knoxville based National Coal Corp. said that a proposed ban on mountaintop removal mining would put them out of business and affect hundreds of jobs in the state of Tennessee.

Third World emergency rooms in the South

By R. Neal
March 4, 2008 - In case you missed it, 60 Minutes reported this week on Knoxville TN based Remote Area Medical and a recent free clinic they conducted in Knoxville. A transcript of the 60 Minutes report is here and following is the video:  

TN GOP in hot water over Obama attacks

By R. Neal
February 28, 2008 - In case you have somehow missed it, earlier in the week the Tennessee Republican Party put out an official press release referring to Barack "Hussein" Obama's "anti-Semite" positions, featuring the Drudge photo of Obama in Somali traditional garb. From the Knoxville News Sentinel yesterday: