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Lower utility rates on the way?

Updated: 01/08/2009 - KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WVLT) --- Is there any relief in sight for your power bill? The Tennessee Valley Authority says it's possible and April 1st is the next date that decreases could take place.

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The lower gas price effect on you wallet

Updated: 01/08/2009 - KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WVLT) --- When gas prices reached record highs this summer, it took a toll on many businesses. Now with lower prices, it's still impacting stores in different ways, which affects your bottom line.

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Senators seek better coal ash regulation

Updated: 01/08/2009 - Senate Democrats are calling for stricter regulations on toxic ash from coal-fired power plants Thursday in the wake of a billion-gallon spill at a Tennessee facility last month.

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Obama vows to keep pet projects out

Updated: 01/08/2009 - President-elect Barack Obama is again vowing to keep "earmarks and pet projects" out of an economic recovery plan.

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Blount County mayor says TVA is partly to blame for Alcoa layoffs

Updated: 01/08/2009 - Today, Alcoa shares fell the most in a month according to Bloomberg. This after Alcoa announced it will cut output and fire 13,500 workers. That means more than 400 people without a job in Alcoa, Tennessee. The Blount County Mayor says the job cuts will have a huge negative impact on his community. The mayor blames high TVA rates as one of the causes for shutting down the Alcoa pot lines. He says the impact will be devastating for the employees and the community.

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Looking for a job? Job search expert offers help, hope

Updated: 01/07/2009 - KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WVLT) --- Despite recent layoffs, Tennessee Career Center leaders say there are strategies to finding openings. The career center looks like a normal office, however, it's been full of people searching for jobs.

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UT football season ticket prices going up $45 over 2008

Updated: 01/07/2009 - The University of Tennessee has announced the Football Season Ticket prices.

2009 season tickets will cost $360. They cost $315 for the 2008 season.

Per-Game prices remain unchanged for 2009

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Duncan scores early victory in 111th Congress

Posted: 01/07/2009 - One of the first two bills passed by the 111th Congress was a measure originally introduced by Representative John J. Duncan, Jr. (R-TN) requiring disclosure of contributions to presidential library fundraising organizations.

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Candace Parker is pregnant

Posted: 01/07/2009 - Child is due this spring; Parker still plans to participate in '09 WNBA season

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Orgeron linked to Southern Cal opening

Posted: 01/07/2009 - Tennessee recruiting coordinator/defensive line coach Ed Orgeron has been linked to the vacant defensive coordinator position at Southern California.

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