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"Sexting" becoming more common among teens in East Tennessee

Updated: 03/17/2009 - According to Knoxville police, naked pictures and sexual messages are becoming more and more common in the inboxes of area teenagers. Their numbers are backed up by national statistics showing your child may know someone who has sent them something sexual in nature.

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Tenn. code requires electricity in your home

Updated: 03/16/2009 - A fatal East Tenn. house fire is caused by a kerosene heater before it is discovered the family is living without electricity nor water. But the state requires you to have power in your home.

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Mobile meals phone-a-thon

Updated: 03/17/2009 - Mobile meals needs your help. Rising transportation and food costs have forced Mobile Meals to cut more than 100 seniors from their list. Now they need your help so they can feed our elderly. For the first time in their history, mobile meals is having to hold a phone-a-thon. They're hoping they can raise money so they can help more seniors. Volunteer TV rode along with a volunteer delivering food. The elderly couple says Mobile Meals allows them to stay in their home a little longer.

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Alcoa unveils plan to cut dividend, slash costs

Posted: 03/16/2009 - Aluminum producer Alcoa Inc. says it plans to slash its quarterly dividend, sell $1.1 billion worth of shares in a public offering and cut costs by more than $2.4 billion annually by 2010 to cope with the economic downturn.

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Obama: AIG can't justify 'outrage' of exec bonuses

Posted: 03/16/2009 - President Barack Obama says his administration will "pursue every legal avenue" to stop insurance giant American International Group from paying $165 million in executive bonuses.

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Stallworth's toxicology report could take a week

Posted: 03/16/2009 - Miami Beach police are awaiting the toxicology report for Cleveland Browns wide receiver Donte Stallworth before releasing information into his car accident that killed a pedestrian.

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No charges against trucker who shot would-be thief in W. Knox County

Updated: 03/16/2009 - The Knox County District Attorney's Office says no charges should be filed against the man who shot and killed an apparent would-be thief trying to break into a parked tractor trailer rig on Lexington Drive off Lovell Road in West Knox County on March 11, according to the Knox County Sheriff's Office.

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Senate to hear Tenn. abortion amendment

Posted: 03/16/2009 - A proposal to change the Tennessee Constitution to allow the state to impose greater limits on abortions will be heard by the Senate.

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Attendance up 7% at Women Today Expo

Updated: 03/15/2009 - Spring is almost here. That means the Women Today Expo was in full bloom this weekend. Seven percent more women turned out this year for hair make-overs, health tips, handbags and much more.

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AP survey: Tenn. lawmakers undecided on wine sales

Posted: 03/15/2009 - An Associated Press survey has found most Tennessee lawmakers remain undecided about a proposal to allow wine to be sold in supermarkets, a strong indication that the measure is unlikley to be voted on this year.

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UT fans: from hope to heartache

Updated: 03/15/2009 - Vol fans went from hope to heartache in just seconds as UT's men's basketball team lost to Mississippi State Sunday afternoon.

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Car crashes into Alcoa deli

Updated: 03/15/2009 - Alcoa Police say a car crashed into a deli off Alcoa Highway Saturday afternoon.

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