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Knoxville troops leaving for Iraq

Updated: 03/26/2009 - More than 1,000 members of the 844th Engineering Battalion will deploy for Iraq on Thursday, and hundreds of them are based in Knoxville.

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Calhoun rebuilding after firing police department

Posted: 03/25/2009 - One east Tennessee community is rebuilding it's police department after all members were fired on Monday. The reason, according to one city official, harrassment of citizens.

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Later high school time gets mixed reaction

Updated: 03/25/2009 - How would you like your child going to school an hour later, and getting home an hour later? Well that's one possible way Knox County Schools may save money, and after going over that money saver Monday night, reaction has started rolling into board members.

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Judge refuses to dismiss charge in Obama plot

Posted: 03/25/2009 - One of two men accused of plotting to kill President Barack Obama and dozens of other black people has failed to get a threat charge against him dismissed.

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Sundown in the City acts announced

Updated: 03/25/2009 - This year's Sundown in the City lineup has been announced, and there are some big acts coming to the free concert series on Market Square.

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Senn. Woodson honored by United Way of Tennessee

Posted: 03/25/2009 - Tennessee Senate Speaker Pro Tempore Jamie Woodson (R-Knoxville) has been named “Legislator of the Year” by the United Way of Tennessee Association (UWTN). The association is comprised of 39 local United Way organizations in the state.

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Data recorder in Buffalo crash didn't show icing

Posted: 03/25/2009 - Federal safety investigators say the flight data recorder from last month's air crash near Buffalo, N.Y., doesn't reveal the plane had icing problems immediately before the crash. All 49 people aboard the plane and one man in the house died.

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ATF secures warrants, joins hunt for 3 inmates

Posted: 03/25/2009 - Federal agents have secured arrest warrants for three escaped Indiana inmates who are suspected of assaulting three Kentucky men and stealing guns, cash and clothing.

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FACT CHECK: Obama having it both ways on economy?

Posted: 03/25/2009 - President Barack Obama's plea Tuesday for patience in the economic turmoil fits with the view of most economists that a turnaround will take some time. It doesn't fit quite so neatly with his bullish budget.

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Bredesen: Stimulus buys time for deeper cuts

Updated: 03/24/2009 - Governor Phil Bredesen says stimulus money has only delayed, not eliminated deep budget cuts. The governor pitched his four-year budget spending plan Monday night.

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Knoxville funeral procession for unborn

Posted: 03/24/2009 - The largest funeral procession for the unborn, is hoping to be even bigger this year. In 2008, the "Procession of Healing" had more than 300 cars that lined up, and drove through Downtown Knoxville.

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UT to use stimulus money to forestall layoffs

Updated: 03/24/2009 - The University of Tennessee's acting president says federal stimulus money will be used to forestall layoffs and assure students will get the classes they need to graduate.

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600 Tenn. Guard members headed to Iraq

Posted: 03/24/2009 - More than 600 members of the Tennessee Army National Guard will deploy to Iraq after training at Fort Sill in Oklahoma.

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