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Emory River closure extended to February

Posted: 10/09/2009 - The dredging operations that have closed a portion of the Emory River for a few months will continue forcing the river's closure through mid-February of next year, according to the EPA.

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Harriman High student brings gun to school, in custody

Updated: 10/09/2009 - A high school student in Harriman is in custody Thursday after officials say he brought a gun to school. Roane County Sheriff's deputies say the 15-year-old sophomore could have had violent intentions. The quick response of school and county officials kept everyone out of harms way.

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Defense paints violent picture of slain foster son

Updated: 10/08/2009 - Defense attorney Herb Moncier painted a picture of a violent Jordan Shelton, the 16-year-old foster child allegedly murdered by Moncier's client, Kenneth Wayne Taylor, 54.

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Foreclosure misfortunes equal good fortune for some

Updated: 10/08/2009 - More of your neighbors are losing their homes ,and some realtors expect foreclosures won't ease until early next year. But one's misfortune is another's good fortune. Or in some cases fortunes: for investors, buying foreclosures by the handful, or for first-time homeowners looking to live in them.

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Dossett disinterment appeal denied

Updated: 10/08/2009 - The Tennessee Court of Criminal Appeals refused to hear an appeal of a ruling denying prosecutors' request to disinter the body of former Knox County District Attorney Ed Dossett as part of his widow's murder trial in the death of her second husband, according to a court order filed Oct. 5.

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Shares jump after Alcoa posts surprise 3Q profit

Posted: 10/08/2009 - Shares of Alcoa Inc. rose Thursday, a day after the aluminum maker surprised Wall Street with a third-quarter profit and an optimistic forecast for worldwide aluminum demand.

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Relatives question why baby put into state custody

Posted: 10/08/2009 - A Tennessee mother whose baby was kidnapped last month says the actions of child welfare authorities after the baby's recovery were more painful to her than the knife wounds she received from the child's kidnapper.

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Wamp speaks out against Bloomberg gun sting

Posted: 10/08/2009 - Republican Tennessee gubernatorial candidate Zach Wamp is speaking out against an investigation by New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg into questionable gun sales at gun shows in Tennessee and two other states.

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