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Audit faults TVA response to coal ash spill

Posted: 06/17/2009 - The Tennessee Valley Authority's response to a massive coal ash disaster last year was hampered by emergency communications problems, inaccurate

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Local electronic stores answer questions after DTV switch

Updated: 06/17/2009 - Many people are still having issues with the digital television switch, which is why Volunteer TV News talked to engineers and local electronic stores on Tuesday to find out what other options you might have if your digital converter box isn't working.

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Severe weather moves into East Tennessee

Updated: 06/16/2009 - Severe Weather is moving into East Tennessee. This story will be continually updated with severe weather information until the threat of severe weather has passed. Send your severe weather pics and videos to Go@VolzEYE.com or upload them to VolzEYE.com.

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23 indicted on racketeering, drug charges in Cocke County

Posted: 06/16/2009 - Twenty-three people have been indicted in by a grand jury in Greeneville on federal racketeering charges in connection with an alleged chop shop and drug ring in Cocke County, according to a release from U.S. Attorney James R. Dedrick.

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Roane County attorney files against ex-wife to keep kids out of river

Updated: 06/16/2009 - Does a Roane County official know more than we do about heath risks stemming from the coal ash spill? That question is being asked today shortly after Roane County's Attorney filed for and received a temporary restraining order against his ex-wife.

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TBI investigating Sevier County Sheriff

Updated: 06/17/2009 - The TBI received a request from District Attorney General Jimmy Dunn to investigate Sheriff Ron "Hoss" Seals for possible interference into a DUI arrest made by a deputy within his apartment, according to TBI spokesperson Kirsten Helm.

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TennCare termination may force one man to stop treatments and medications

Updated: 06/17/2009 - Everyone knows cancer treatment is expensive and will drain your bank account quickly of you don't have health insurance. That is quickly becoming the case for the man you're going to meet. A lifelong tax-paying citizen of Tennessee, who feels like the system is letting him down when he needs it the most.

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Safe Havens available to take in babies

Updated: 06/16/2009 - The investigation continues Tuesday, into the discovery of a newborn baby found dead in a wooded area of Knoxville, allegedly abandoned by the teenage mother. And, police say there are anonymous and safe options to give up a baby.

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Broyles wants pension board to consider using firm not associated with Lockett

Updated: 06/16/2009 - Knox County Commissioner Amy Broyles (D-2nd) has proposed a resolution that would ask the Knox County Retirement and Pension Board to invite law firms to submit proposals for doing work currently done by an attorney who now works from the private law firm at the center of what has become a TBI investigation into Knox County Law Director Bill Lockett.

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At least four flown from Campbell County cliff accident

Updated: 06/16/2009 - At least four people were injured Monday night and had to be flown to area hospitals when the all terrain vehicle they were riding on fell off the side of a steep embankment in Campbell County.

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Local healthcare reform debate

Updated: 06/15/2009 - In less than two months, Congress has been asked to have a new National healthcare program ready to present to the President. But some local medical professionals worry what the future could hold, with this quick decision.

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World Elder Abuse Awareness Day forces Sevierville discussion

Updated: 06/15/2009 - Of all the types of domestive violence, elder abuse is the least reported, and that's because many elderly people are afraid to seek help, especially when a family member abused them. The Sevierville Police Department hopes that a little education and awareness goes a long way in helping curb crimes against the eldery.

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Tennessee guardsman will compete in national competition

Posted: 06/15/2009 - Sgt. Mike Headrick, a Tennessee National Guard soldier from Dunlap, in East Tennessee, will be among seven National Guardsmen from across the entire United States competing next month for the prestigious title of Non-commissioned Officer of the Year.

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VA inspections show training flaws

Posted: 06/15/2009 - The Associated Press has learned that fewer than half of Veterans Affairs clinics given a surprise inspection last month followed proper standards for colonoscopies and other minimally invasive procedures -- even after the agency learned that mistakes may have exposed thousands of veterans to HIV and other diseases.

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