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Boomsday welcomes hurricane evacuees with a bang

Updated: 09/01/2008 - The nation’s largest Labor Day weekend fireworks display hosted more than 350,000 people along the banks of the Tennessee River on Sunday. It also served as a welcoming party for a few hundred New Orleans residents who had been evacuated to Knoxville.

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#18 Vols take to the Rose Bowl field

Updated: 09/01/2008 - Tennessee goes thru its final walk-thru as the squad gears up for Monday's nationally televised game against UCLA (8 pm./ESPN).

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UPDATE: More evacuees arrive in the Volunteer State, Knoxville

Posted: 08/31/2008 - By Sunday afternoon, a sixth federally chartered flight of New Orleans residents had landed at McGhee Tyson Air National Guard Base. The 128 people on board were just some of the nearly 3,500 people that arrived at Tennessee Air National Guard bases in Knoxville, Nashville and Memphis, the Tennessee National Guard in the previous 48 hours.

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Gustav could become a category five storm

Posted: 08/31/2008 - Hurricane Gustav crosses into the Gulf of Mexico, where forecasters believe the warm waters could intensify it to a rare category five storm.

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Still Streaking

Updated: 08/30/2008 - Maryville edges Alcoa in showdown of champions, continues series dominance

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Newly-elected Knox Co. officials sworn in

Updated: 08/29/2008 - Knox County's had two sheriffs and one acting sheriff in the past twenty months, along with two sets of appointed commissioners, but voters finally have elected officials sworn in to serve the county.

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McCain officially announces VP pick

Updated: 08/29/2008 - Republican Presidential candidate John McCain has officially announced that he has tapped 44-year-old Alaska Governor Sarah Palin as his running mate. Stay connected to Volunteer TV News and for continuing coverage of this breaking news story.

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