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Escaped E. TN inmate recaptured in S. Knox

Updated: 05/19/2011 - A Tennessee Highway Patrol trooper in south Knox County recaptured the escaped Morgan County Correctional Complex inmate who apparently walked away from a work detail in the Frost Bottom area of Anderson County around 1 p.m. Monday, according to Tennessee Department of Corrections spokesperson Dorinda Carter.

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Getting into UT about more than scores

Posted: 10/26/2009 - The application deadlines are fast approaching for admission to the University of Tennessee and officials say qualifications are about more than grades.

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Smokies plans $44M in road projects

Posted: 10/26/2009 - The Great Smoky Mountains National Park expects to get more than $44 million in major road and parking projects under way early next year.

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Expensive, lengthy cleanup expected for NC rock slide

Updated: 10/26/2009 - The stretch of I-40 along the Tennessee and North Carolina line is a frequent spot for rock slides. But rarely of this severity. North Carolina Department of transportation officials say the spill is so massive - at estimates of 50 feet tall in some places - it could take months to clear.

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Rock slide in NC shuts down interstate, cleanup could take weeks

Updated: 10/26/2009 - A rock slide on I-40 eastbound just inside North Carolina near Cocke County has blocked all lanes in both directions near the Tennessee-North Carolina state line, according to the Tennessee Department of Transportation. TDOT says the incident was reported early Sunday morning at milemarker three in North Carolina, and may take weeks to get cleared up.

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McGhee Tyson Airport practices for emergencies

Posted: 10/25/2009 - About 125 airline passengers needed help at McGhee Tyson Airport Saturday after a plane had trouble on take off-- except those "passengers" were only acting, and the plane trouble was only a mock drill.

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Crowd remembers moonshiner Marvin "Popcorn" Sutton

Updated: 10/25/2009 - "He just epitomized that stereotype. It wasn't a fake with him. He truly was what he was. He was a mountain man," says Mark Ramsey, a friend of Sutton's for decades.

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Men race in high heels for charity

Posted: 10/24/2009 - The Knoxville Chamber of Commerce held its “Frightful Sight Men’s High Heels Race” on Friday afternoon

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Manhunt to continue Saturday in Townsend

Posted: 10/23/2009 - A Sevierville man is still on the loose after leading officers on a cross county manhunt Friday. The Pigeon Forge police chief says it all started when 37-year-old Phillip Hammock robbed a furniture store in Pigeon Forge Friday afternoon.

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W. Knoxville BB&T Bank robbed

Updated: 10/23/2009 - Knoxville Police are investigating a bank robbery at the BB&T Bank branch on Kingston Pike in Bearden.

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Robbery suspect still loose in Blount County

Updated: 10/26/2009 - Blount, Sevier, and Loudon County deputies are searching for an armed robbery suspect in the Townsend area after a high speed chase from Wears Valley, according to Sevier County Sheriff Ron Seals and Blount County Sheriff's spokesperson Marian O'Briant.

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Lemaricus Davidson trial, day 5

Updated: 10/24/2009 - The jury in the Lemaricus Davidson murder trial will not see pictures of Channon Christian, 21, and Christopher Newsom, 23, while they were alive, but the pictures they did see are too graphic for us to show you, but the jury saw them Thursday along with testimony from the medical examiner about how they died in January 2007.

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