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TDOT road condition reports from across East Tennessee

Updated: 1:27 PM - The Tennessee Department of Transportation reports road conditions across East Tennessee. TDOT handles interstates and state routes only. This story is updated regularly as we receive new information.

Woman rationing peanut butter jar for eight days gets help from Knoxville police

Posted: 02/25/2015 - It was a distressing call that came into 911 dispatch Tuesday evening. A 78-year-old woman told the dispatcher she needed food and didn't know who else to call. When Knoxville Police officers arrived at her home, they found out she had been rationing the same jar of peanut butter for eight days.

People stocking their shelves before snow hits

Posted: 02/25/2015 - Grocery stores, wine and liquor stores and gas stations were busy Wednesday as people filled their gas tanks and stocked their shelves before the next round of wintry weather.
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Food supplies dwindling in homes after snow storm

Updated: 11:15 AM - With the ice and snow over the last week and a half, most kids have been out of school and some families are struggling to feed them. Many kids in East Tennessee get their most nutritious meals at school
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Seymour man returns keepsake ring

Updated: 3:34 PM - What would you do if lost something very valuable. Would you try to find the owner or pawn it As Local 8 News Anchor Alan Williams found out, a good Samaritan in Seymour didn't have a second thought when he found a woman's ring at the bottom of a vase of roses. He's keeping the faith.
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