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Illinois governor thrown out of office

Posted: 01/29/2009 - Illinois lawmakers have not only thrown out Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich (blah-GOY'-uh-vich), they have barred him from ever holding public office in the state again.

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Stimulus package may delay Bredesen spending plan

Posted: 01/29/2009 - The likelihood of an influx of money from a federal stimulus package is leading Gov. Phil Bredesen to consider delaying his annual budget presentation to Tennessee lawmakers.

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U.S. Census hiring 1,000

Posted: 01/29/2009 - Every ten years data is taken that shapes the future of our communities and defines our voices in congress. It comes from census data and 2010 is the year. It couldn't come at a better time, because with it, comes a lot of jobs.

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Accused mob assassin on trial in NYC

Posted: 01/29/2009 - A reputed mob assassin is on trial in Brooklyn on charges he killed five people in gangland violence going back decades

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Dems say Williams foe offers deal for chairmanship

Posted: 01/29/2009 - Democratic lawmakers tell The Associated Press that Republican Rep. Brian Kelsey offered to tamp down attacks against new House Speaker Kent Williams in exchange for a committee chairmanship.

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Knoxville radio DJ spends the night homeless

Updated: 01/29/2009 - Knoxville radio DJ Shane King spent the night in KARM's overnight program to raise awareness snd raise funds for the homeless shelters programs.

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Unemployed East Tennesseans get help filing claims

Updated: 01/30/2009 - Over the last month, thousands of East Tennesseans have lost their jobs causing an overload to the unemployment filing systems. Because of the volume, people are having difficulty receiving checks and are ultimately unable to take care of bills and their families. The Tennessee Career Center started sessions to help folks file their claims and get their checks quicker.

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Feds: Ex-CIA spy, son renewed Russian contact

Posted: 01/29/2009 - An imprisoned ex-CIA spy and his son have been charged with renewing contact with the father's former Russian handlers to get more money for espionage.

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