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Nuclear weapons plant guards suspended in Tenn.

Updated: 07/15/2009 - Three guards have been suspended for bringing video game devices, including one with transmitting capability, into the heart of a high-security nuclear weapons plant in Tennessee.

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Sen. Kennedy's committee passes health care bill, Alexander votes 'no'

Posted: 07/15/2009 - The Senate health committee has passed legislation to revamp health care, becoming the first congressional committee to act on President Barack Obama's goal of overhauling the system this year to create a government-run health care plan, but Tennessee Senator Lamar Alexander, along with every other Republican on the committee, voted against the measure.

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UT move of "The Rock" runs into trouble, finally put into place

Updated: 07/15/2009 - The famous "Rock" on the University of Tennessee campus has been placed in its new location, but not before crews moving the boulder ran into a problem that kept them from placing it in its new home as soon as they'd hoped.

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Attorney questions guns in bars punishments

Updated: 07/15/2009 - What handgun permit holders can and can't do in bars is clear under a new state law. But at least one assistant district attorney says the punishments permit holders face if they break that law aren't as precise.

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Knoxville man survives hole in plane

Updated: 07/15/2009 - A Knoxville family is safe after their Southwest jet from Nashville to Baltimore gets a whole in the roof mid-air.

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Domestic violence victim speaks out

Updated: 07/15/2009 - A Knox County man is on his way back to East Tennessee to face attempted first degree murder charges. Marvin Matthews turned himself into in Alpharetta, Georgia authorities yesterday. Now his estranged wife - one of the people he's charged with shooting - is talking about what happened.

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Group called "Friends of Norris Lake" wants boating changes

Updated: 07/14/2009 - Boating safety is a concern on Norris Lake after four deaths in 2008--more than on any other Tennessee body of water. A group called "Friends of Norris Lake" says boat traffic has almost doubled in recent years.The group wants mandates, but some boaters say the logic behind coming up with hard and fast rules doesn't hold much water.

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Episcopal Church looks to open clergy to gay people

Updated: 07/14/2009 - A world-wide denomination of Christianity is holding on-going discussions about opening the clergy to gay people. The bishops of the Episcopal Church voted to change the wording, during the church's convention in California.

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