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Stanley resigns from state senate after affair with intern, alleged extortion

Updated: 07/28/2009 - Tennessee State Senator Paul Stanley is resigning from the legislature after having an affair with 22-year-old intern. Republican state Sen. Paul Stanley told The Associated Press Tuesday that he will soon break his silence on his affair with a 22-year-old legislative intern that was revealed by an alleged extortion plot.

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Judiciary Committee OKs Sotomayor for high court

Posted: 07/28/2009 - The Senate Judiciary Committee has voted to approve Supreme Court nominee Sonia Sotomayor to be the first Hispanic justice. The committee voted 13-6 Tuesday morning to send Sotomayor's nomination to the full Senate, where she's expected to be confirmed easily next week.

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IG report: Red flags ignored, TVA ash spill could have been prevented

Updated: 07/28/2009 - TVA Inspector General Richard Moore presented the findings of his office's review of the cause of the December 2008 ash slide at the TVA Kingston Fossil Plant in Roane County to the U.S House Subcommittee on Water Resources and Environment in Washington, D.C. Tuesday.

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Jefferson County inmates captured

Updated: 07/28/2009 - Two inmates are now in custody after they escaped from a Jefferson County Prison early Tuesday morning.

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Vets affected by hospital mistakes to file claims

Posted: 07/28/2009 - The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs will be asked to pay disability benefits and possibly other compensation for hospital mistakes that possibly exposed veterans to infectious body fluids.

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Tight job market sends more to college

Updated: 07/27/2009 - It's back to school time, for people avoiding the job market. Some are trying to start a new career, or putting more on their resume to look better than all the other applicants, and others are just plain avoiding the market for as long as possible.

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UPDATE: County employee resigns after allegedly stealing $7,400

Updated: 07/28/2009 - A former Knox County Solid Waste employee has resigned after admitting she stole $1,000 in cash that meant for a County bank account, but Knox County Engineering and Public Works Director Bruce Wuetrich says a review of records shows she stole more than $7,000 over the past year alone.

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Military recruiters seeing older, more educated men and women

Updated: 07/27/2009 - With unemployment higher than its been in decades and the job market shrinking, the military is seeing a whole new brand of recruit. And that recruit is older and in many cases, has been to college. And no longer are recruiters seeing mainly 18-year-olds fresh out of high school. In some cases, they're seeing better educated men and woman, looking for something corporate America can't provide.

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West Knoxville developer takes homeless problem into his own hands

Updated: 05/07/2013 - It's an issue across Knoxville, but some business owners in West Knoxville are taking it into their own hands. Letap Hospitality, a developer in Cedar Bluff, says his hotel complex was plagued by homeless people scavenging through the property. So, they called in a bulldozer.

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East Tenn. official resigns amid probe

Updated: 07/27/2009 - The special agent in charge of the Tennessee Highway Patrol's criminal investigations division in East Tennessee has resigned amid a probe into misused funds.

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