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UTK nuclear engineering grad program in top 10

Posted: 04/15/2010 - The University of Tennessee, Knoxville's nuclear engineering graduate program is now a top 10 program, according to the U.S. News and Word Report 2011 graduate rankings. The program was ranked ninth in the country, rising three spots from last year.

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Census hiring 400 more locally

Posted: 04/15/2010 - If you are looking for work, the local census bureau office manager is looking to fill 4-hundred field worker positions.

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Longtime civil rights leader Hooks dead at 85

Posted: 04/15/2010 - Benjamin L. Hooks, a champion of minorities and the poor whose longtime tenure as executive director of the NAACP included leading his organization through a deadly firebombing campaign that targeted his group, has died. He was 85.

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Bishop: Accused father will 'never again function as a priest'

Updated: 04/15/2010 - A Knoxville Catholic priest will "never again function as a priest," Bishop Richard Stitka said, after Father William Casey admitted to sexual abuse allegations made against him Wednesday, Volunteer TV's Mario Boone reports from the local Catholic diocese. Stay connected to Volunteer TV News and for more on this developing news story.

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Man robs N. Knox County pharmacy

Posted: 04/15/2010 - Knox County deputies are trying to locate the man who robbed a North Knox County pharmacy late Wednesday night.

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Kenny Chesney Summer in 3-D world premier

Updated: 04/15/2010 - While it might still be spring on the was summer at Regal Cinemas Pinnacle Stadium 18 with the world premier of Kenny Chesney Summer in 3-D

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Army doc, 'birther' refuses to go to Afghanistan

Posted: 04/14/2010 - An Army doctor is under investigation after questioning on YouTube whether President Barack Obama is U.S.-born -- then disobeying orders to report for duty in Afghanistan.

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Alan Williams sits down with Kenny Chesney, pt. 2

Posted: 04/14/2010 - Kenny Chesney came home to East Tennessee Wednesday for the premier of his new movie, "Kenny Chesney, Summer in 3-D." Volunteer TV's Alan Williams sat down with Chesney for an exclusive TV interview about the movie.

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Driver says Russian boy seemed cheerful

Posted: 04/14/2010 - The driver hired to pick up a Russian boy whose adoptive Tennessee mother caused an international outcry by sending him back to Moscow says the boy looked cheerful and played with a Spider-man toy.

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