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Ramar Smith turns himself into police

Updated: 05/21/2009 - Former University of Tennessee basketball player Ramar Smith has turned himself into police on an aggravated robbery charge.

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Roane Countians give TVA an earful

Posted: 05/21/2009 - TVA still hasn't decided how to get rid of the tons of coal ash that flooded homes and riverbanks near the Kingston Fossil Plant in late December 2008. That may be why on Wednesday afternoon, its overseers got an earful from neighbors and Roane County leaders.

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Salvation Army lays off workers; needs your help

Updated: 05/21/2009 - The poor economy is waging a war on the local Salvation Army. They are fighting to keep their services, but it's getting more difficult by the day. The organization is letting out a cry for help.

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Community rallies to save Alcoa woman's home from foreclosure

Updated: 05/20/2009 - At 73 years old Lorraine Zickefoose hoped to be like many seniors, retired, enjoying the good life, and not worried about money. Next Tuesday she could be out on the street, when she loses her home to foreclosure.

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Elderly woman trapped in sinking car rescued by witnesses

Updated: 05/20/2009 - A woman in her seventies is trapped in her vehicle after an accident, as it's sinking into a creek, but is pulled from the car by a few witnesses and some construction workers who just happened to be nearby.

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Convenience store features pistol packing mamas

Updated: 05/20/2009 - If you're standing behind the counter of a convenience store, there's really no where to run and no where to hide during an armed robbery. But several Knoxville area businesses have workers armed and ready to prevent a robbery. In South Knoxville, you'll see some tight security inside the Smoke Stack. You can get your smokes, and beer there. But if you try to rob it. You may get much more than you bargained for.

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Economy forces local Salvation Army to cut back

Posted: 05/20/2009 - The current state of the economy is hitting the local Salvation Army on multiple fronts: flat donations, rising expenses and increasing requests for assistance.

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UT football player questioned as a witness in S. Knoxville shooting

Posted: 05/20/2009 - University of Tennessee Vol football defensive back Brent Vinson was questioned by Knoxville Police Wednesday as a potential witness to a shooting at a South Knoxville apartment complex Tuesday night, according to Knoxville Police spokesman Darrell DeBusk.

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CBS unveils new shows, schedules; Picks up 'Medium' from NBC

Updated: 05/20/2009 - CBS, the only major broadcast network to grow its audience in all key ratings measures this season, announced today the addition of four new series to strengthen its already top rated primetime lineup for the Fall 2009-2010 season.

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Tennessee Senate delays 'cap and trade' measure

Posted: 05/20/2009 - The state Senate has delayed voting on a resolution declaring that Tennessee won't participate in a federal system for limiting greenhouse gas emissions.

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