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Deputies search former KPD officer's home; warrant details allegations

Updated: 07/30/2009 - Knox County detectives searched Nicky Bryant's home Tuesday seizing several items. The search warrant used to search his home details the allegations that Bryant and Donald Clark provided two thirteen old girls with alcohol and also watched pornography with them.

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Motel clerk says gunman asked `Should I kill him?'

Posted: 07/30/2009 - A clerk at an East Tennessee motel told police after a robbery that a gunman took him to a back closet, forced him to his knees and asked his accomplice, `Should I kill him?"'

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Obama visit follows large free health clinic

Posted: 07/29/2009 - President Barack Obama arrives in a conservative corner of Appalachia for a town hall meeting on health care reform just days after an annual free clinic treated more than 2,700 poor people for decaying teeth, fading eyesight and other maladies.

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Roane Co. deputies investigating homicide

Updated: 07/29/2009 - Deputies in Roane County are investigating a homicide that happened early Wednesday morning in Harriman's Dodson subdivision, officials say.

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Remains found linked to 11-year-old case

Posted: 07/29/2009 - A forensic examination has determined human remains found by a hunter in southern Kentucky are those of a girl who had been missing for nearly 11 years.

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Coal ash cancer concerns

Updated: 07/29/2009 - Cancer concerns about spilled coal ash from the TVA Kingston Fossil Plant are piling up right along with sludge itself.

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Letters stating school transfers coming late for some parents

Updated: 07/28/2009 - If you're the parent of a child that attends a school struggling to keep up with No Child Left Behind standards, you're allowed the option of changing schools. It's required. But some parents are saying their notification came too late.

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Child well-being report ranks Tenn. 46Th

Updated: 07/28/2009 - An annual report on child well-being ranks Tennessee 46Th in the nation. The Annie E. Casey Foundation's KIDS COUNT Data Book looks at 10 indicators, and shows Tennessee improved on some, but still has a lot of work to do.

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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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