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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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Knoxville bars ban guns

Updated: 07/14/2009 - Some bar owners worry Knoxville's nightlife could get more dangerous. Starting Tuesday, a new state law lets you carry a gun into a bar or restaurant that serves alcohol, as long as you have a carry permit and you're not drinking.

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Man turns himself in after weekend double shooting

Updated: 07/13/2009 - A man is now behind bars in Georgia after a weekend double shooting in Knoxville. Marvin Matthews is accused of shooting his estranged wife and her boyfriend, this coming after, what court documents show, was years of domestic violence issues.

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Area cities and counties consider opting out of guns in parks law

Updated: 07/13/2009 - On September 1st, people with permits will be able to carry weapons in city, county, and state parks after the measure was passed this year by the state legislature. But local cities and counties can opt-out of the law if they choose.

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Security concerns for Internet users

Updated: 07/13/2009 - As the latest Social Security study by Carnegie Mellon University shows, hackers are becoming more and more sophisticated when it comes to stealing your identity. And even posting what you think is safe information is getting the attention of those in the cyber security business.

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Tenn. ash spill site fails to make EPA hazard list

Posted: 07/13/2009 - The site of one of the nation's worst coal ash disasters failed to make the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's list of the country's most potentially hazardous ash sites.

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Knoxville-based 278th gets mobilization order

Posted: 07/13/2009 - Knoxville-based Tennessee National Guard 278th Armored Cavalry Regiment has gotten orders for mobilization later this year, but the details, including when troops will be mobilized, are still being ironed out.

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Alexander renews call for more nuclear power

Posted: 07/13/2009 - Tennessee Sen. Lamar Alexander says climate change legislation passed by the U.S. House "needs to be junked" as he is renewing his push to double the number of nuclear reactors nationwide.

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Knox deputies searching for credit union robber

Updated: 07/13/2009 - Knoxville County Sheriff's deputies are searching for a man who held up the TVA Employees Federal Credit Union, and the FBI says investigators believe the suspect is the same man who robbed the Regions Bank branch on Essary Road on June 24.

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Officials: CIA program targeted al-Qaida leaders

Posted: 07/13/2009 - Government officials say the secret intelligence program canceled by CIA Director Leon Panetta in June was meant to find and kill or capture al-Qaida leaders at close range rather than target them with air strikes.

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Big Orange Blast

Updated: 07/13/2009 - The University of Tennessee Athletics Department, in conjunction with the Vol Network, announced Monday final plans for the 2009 Big Orange Blast.

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