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Bowl busted?

Updated: 11/02/2008 - Vols fall hard to Spurrier, Gamecocks on mistake-filled night

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Red Out to remember fallen Scott cheerleaders

Updated: 11/01/2008 - Friday evening looked and sounded just like every other football Friday during the high school season, but for the Scott High School cheer leading squad, there was a noticeable difference.

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Alcoa layoffs to affect more than just workers

Updated: 10/31/2008 - Alcoa incorporated announced Thursday the layoff of employees all across the nation due to low aluminum prices. And those reductions are affecting the people right here in east Tennessee.

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TVA board hikes CEO's pay after hiking rates, riling customers

Updated: 11/01/2008 - Rising fuel costs have prompted TVA to raise rates twice this year, the highest combined rate increase since the energy crisis of 1974. CEO Tom Kilgore hasn't had a raise in almost 3 years. A $200,000 bump raises his base pay to $850,000. With performance bonuses for meeting operations and maintenance targets -- he could earn $3.27 million a year.

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USGS: Earthquake rattles East Tennessee

Updated: 10/31/2008 - The U.S. Geological Survey confirms a 2.9 magnitude earthquake struck in Blount County at 12:37 p.m. on Friday, October 31st. The earthquake was centered about 2 miles northwest of Maryville, and 3 miles south, southwest of Alcoa.

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Girl Scouts vote in mock presidential election, pick McCain

Updated: 10/31/2008 - America elects a president next week, but East Tennessee's Tanasi Council Girl Scouts have already made their choice. They picked Republican John McCain.

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TVA raises CEO's compensation, Duncan blasts increase

Updated: 10/31/2008 - The Tennessee Valley Authority board has approved increasing the utility chief executive's compensation by nearly a half million dollars, and Congressman Jimmy Duncan, Jr., has sent a letter to the TVA board chairman questioning the move.

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State ordered to pay fees in Ford ouster case

Posted: 10/31/2008 - A federal judge has ordered the state to pay $117,000 in attorneys fees to state Sen. Ophelia Ford after she filed a lawsuit trying to stop the Senate from voiding her win in a 2005 special election.

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Grainger Co. dismissing students Friday morning

Posted: 10/31/2008 - Grainger Co. (WVLT) - A water main break at Grainger County High School is forcing school leaders to dismiss students at six area schools at 11:00am Friday morning.

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Missing Knoxville girl found safe

Updated: 10/31/2008 - KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WVLT) -- A young Knoxville girl that police have been looking for has been found safe, according to dispatchers. Stay connected to Volunteer TV News at Noon and VolunteerTV.com for continuing coverage of this developing news story.

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