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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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Doctor's license suspended for sex with patients

Posted: 10/23/2009 - Tennessee medical officials suspended the license of an Athens doctor for having sexual relations with female patients and prescribing controlled substances in exchange for sex.

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Beyond the river; EPA seeks advice on disposing of coal ash

Updated: 10/22/2009 - Ten months after TVA's 5.3 million ton coal ash flood at its Kingston power plant, the Environmental Protection Agency is asking folks affected, to help decide how to get rid of the portion that hasn't wound up directly in the Emory river. Two plans would move it off site. The third would it keep it there. The EPA promises all three would take things back to 'the way they were.' But some neighbors wonder which would buy peace of mind.

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Blount County animal shelter opening soon

Updated: 10/22/2009 - Workers are preparing to open Blount County's first animal shelter in about a week. It's been almost two years since they broke ground on the shelter.

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Tennessee unemployment numbers drop slightly

Updated: 10/22/2009 - There's lots of frustration out there for those who can't find a job. And even though the unemployment numbers are looking up, that's still not keeping some without work from being down.

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