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Man waives hearing on unlawful photography charges

Posted: 05/28/2010 - A man accused of video recording under the skirts of women he went to church with has waived a preliminary hearing. Charges of unlawful photography against Richard Glenn Rushton will now go directly to a Madison County grand jury.

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$150M flood aid for RI, Tenn. passes another vote

Posted: 05/28/2010 - The U.S. Senate has voted to end debate over an emergency measure that will provide a $150 million downpayment on aid to Rhode Island, Tennessee and other states hit by severe floods this year.

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Union Co. official sent to jail for buying votes

Posted: 05/28/2010 - A former Union County commissioner has been sentenced to 21 months in jail after he pleaded guilty to buying votes during a 2006 U.S. Senate primary election.

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35 years later, the birthday girl gets her GED

Updated: 05/28/2010 - 436 men and women received their long overdue GEDs at Wallace Memorial Baptist Church on Thursday night. But there was one special woman who earned her degree 35 years late.

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911 calls to homeless shelter generate concern for residents

Updated: 06/02/2010 - The homeless problem in Knoxville generates a lot of attention and apparently a lot of 9-1-1 service calls - to at least one shelter. Police and ambulances are responding to Knoxville Area Rescue Ministries at what some say is a very high rate. The calls range from attempted suicide to public intoxication -- and there were hundreds of those and other calls made in the past six months.

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Homes evacuated after tree falls on propane tank in Knox Co.

Updated: 05/27/2010 - Rural Metro firefighters have evacuated some houses on Rising Road in East Knox County after a large tree fell on a propane tank Thursday afternoon, according to Rural Metro Fire spokesperson Kim Sepesi.

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Could sunscreen be dangerous?

Posted: 05/27/2010 - The unofficial start to the summer is near and it's time to break out the swimsuit, head to the pool, and lather up the sunscreen. But recent studies show you could be doing more harm than good.

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Senate overrides governor's guns in bars veto

Updated: 05/27/2010 - The state Senate has voted 22-10 to once again override the governor's veto of a bill to allow handgun carry permit holders to bring weapons into bars and alcohol-serving restaurants.

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