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AAA study: Majority of deaths in teen driver crashes not the drivers

Updated: 04/20/2010 - An update to a AAA study shows 58% of Tennessee teen crashes, during a 10 year period, killed persons other than teen drivers. Although AAA says the teen driving situation is getting better, one teen death is too many and they hope this study helps.

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Armed security guards: legal limits and training

Updated: 03/02/2009 - It's a 2-day process to become an armed security guard, but in that time period you're supposed to learn all about the law. But a local security expert says in this situation, the guard should never have intervened in a domestic dispute outside of the jewelry store.

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Wall Street tumbles, Dow ends below 7,000 for first time in more than 11 years

Updated: 03/02/2009 - The Dow Jones industrial average has fallen below 7,000 for the first time in more than 11 years. The market, battered by the recession and worries about financial companies, tumbled again Monday after insurer American International Group Inc. posted a staggering $61.7 billion in quarterly losses and accepted another bailout from the government.

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Consumer spending rises in Jan., unlikely to last

Posted: 03/02/2009 - Consumer spending rose in January after falling for a record six straight months, pushed higher by purchases of food and other nondurable items. But the increase is expected to be fleeting given all the problems facing the economy.

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Jury seated in accused widow's murder trial

Updated: 03/02/2009 - A jury has been seated in the case against a woman charged in the death of her second husband. A jury of of six women and eight men will hear the arguments against Raynella Dossett Leath on a first-degree murder charge. Two of the 14 jurors are alternates.

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More than 48,000 Powerball winners in Tennessee

Posted: 03/01/2009 - More than 48,000 winning Powerball tickets have been bought in Tennessee. By choosing the Power Play option, nearly 11,000 of Tennessee's winning players multiplied their prize amounts by five.

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Ice causes I-75 pile up involving 30 cars

Updated: 03/01/2009 - Traffic is back to normal, after a massive pile up on 1-75. There were nearly a dozen wrecks on the interstate sending several people to the hospital. State troopers say the accidents were all caused by the weather.

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UPDATE: Student dragged by bus improving at UT Medical Center

Updated: 03/01/2009 - A Farragut family says their son could make a full recovery, after being dragged by a school bus more than a week ago. The Knox County Sheriff's Office says the bus pulled Regan Crone nearly three hundred feet February 20, 2009.

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Newspaper under fire for posting handgun permits

Posted: 03/01/2009 - A Memphis newspaper has posted a search-able database of Tennesseans with permits to carry concealed handguns. But that has upset firearms owners and ignited a debate on whether such information should be available to the public.

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Deputies: Woman shoots husband

Posted: 03/01/2009 - Loudon County deputies believe a woman has shot her husband. He's undergone emergency surgery.

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New entry for Tenn. Governor

Updated: 03/01/2009 - The race for Tennessee Governor has another entry. Former House Majority Leader Kim McMillan is seeking the Democratic nomination.

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Police searching for gas station robber

Posted: 03/01/2009 - A North Knoxville gas station was robbed Saturday. Police say the suspect got away with a lot of cash, though they're not saying how much.

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UPDATE: Multiple wrecks snarl I-75N in Campbell Co.

Updated: 03/01/2009 - As many as 30 cars were involved in about 10 different wrecks on I-75 northbound near mile marker 156 in Campbell County, according to the Tennessee Highway Patrol. It happened over an hour-long period that started between 7:00 a.m. and 8:00 a.m. Sunday.

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