Apr 17 2018
06:46 am

1. 26-foot Lego replica of Titanic built by boy with autism finds home in Pigeon Forge

2. UT police: Talk of 'adult cartoon' led to false rumors about a shooting on campus

3. Former Cocke County magistrate who stripped baby of name Messiah vying for judgeship

4.TNReady testing problems reported but a fix is in place, state officials say

5. Tennessee farmers brace for financial impact from China trade war

See! A 26 foot Lego Titanic model is much more important news than the effect of Trump's trade war with China. That's what happens when we let mega-corporations from foreign states own our local newspapers. They turn to the National Enquirer financial model of printing sensation first and information last. The Roane County News is owned by a corporation from Kentucky.

There are many top flight journalists still hanging on in today's corporate bean counter driven newspaper arena, doing what they can with shrinking budgets and squeezed resources managed for the bottom line from afar. Unfortunately many others have given up on print. news.

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