LOCAL 8 WEATHER ALERT: Freezing temperatures will develop overnight, causing damage to flowers and plants that are left exposed to the cold. Be sure to bring in your potted plants before you go to bed, as lows drop into the lower to mid 20s...about 25 degrees for Knoxville and Oak Ridge.
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WVLT) -- If you are feeling charitable, The Internal Revenue Service says to beware. The IRS issued a consumer alert about possible scams taking place in the wake of Hurricane Sandy.
The IRS says anyone wishing to make disaster-related charitable donations should follow these tips:
To help disaster victims, donate to recognized charities.
Be wary of charities with names that are similar to familiar or nationally known organizations.
Don’t give out personal financial information to anyone who solicits a contribution.
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