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TDOT talks about road conditions

Posted: 01/19/2009 - The Tennessee Department of Transportation says the snow hasn't caused any problems on the roads, but tonight could be a different story.

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Bush library names director

Updated: 01/19/2009 - A National Archives official who also serves as executive director for UT's Howard H. Baker Jr. Center for Public Policy will go to Dallas as director of the George W. Bush Presidential Library at Southern Methodist University.

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TN Lottery is turning five

Posted: 01/19/2009 - NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) -- The Tennessee lottery has generated more than $1.3 billion for education programs since its inception five years ago, and officials are hoping that number will continue to grow despite a tight economy.

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Martin Luther King Jr. Day

Posted: 01/19/2009 - Washington D.C. (WVLT) - The country will formally honor the life and legacy of the civil rights leader Monday, just one day before the first African-American is sworn in as the next president of the united states.

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Maryville mom sends text in U.S Airways crash

Updated: 01/19/2009 - A Maryville mother feared her final goodbye would be a text message. But, Vallie Collins survived last week's plane crash in New York's Hudson River.

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Street re-opens after bricks fall on car, injuring two

Posted: 01/18/2009 - KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WVLT)---A Maryville street has re-opened after two women were hurt -- when bricks fell on their car. Saturday evening, emergency crews had to remove the driver, 34-year-old Kelli Loser, and passenger, 23-year-old Makashia Knotts, from their vehicle.

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Teenager shot by Knox Co. Officer to face charges

Posted: 01/18/2009 - KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WVLT) ---A teenager shot by a Knox County Deputy Saturday will face multiple charges. Sheriff's investigators say 19-year-old Alex Hall will be charged with Attempted Second Degree Murder, Aggravated Assault and Resisting Arrest.

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Help with heat bills on the way

Posted: 01/18/2009 - More Tennesseans will get help paying utility bills this year thanks to a three fold increase in federal aid.

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UT officials looking at athletics aiding academics

Posted: 01/18/2009 - University of Tennessee officials are looking at ways to generate more academic funding from athletics as the university system struggles with a projected state funding shortfall of at least $66 million.

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Winter Weather Advisory, East TN & Eastern KY

Updated: 01/19/2009 - Light snow expected across East Tennessee and Eastern Kentucky has resulted in a Winter Weather Advisory for 7 p.m. Sunday through 7 p.m. Monday.

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Wintry mix causes accidents, more snow to come in East TN

Updated: 01/18/2009 - A wintry mix moved across Tennessee and Kentucky Saturday night and early Sunday morning resulting in numerous accidents across the region. More snow is expected Sunday night into Monday morning with accumulation possible in the higher elevations.

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Tennessee Air Guardsmen home from Iraq

Updated: 01/18/2009 - Nearly 40 Tennessee Air Guardsmen are celebrating their holidays a little late. The airmen with the 134th air refueling wing based out of McGhee Tyson Air National Guard base returned from Iraq Saturday morning.

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Jefferson County Crash kills Strawberry Plains woman

Updated: 01/17/2009 - KNOXVILLE, Tenn (WVLT) ---One woman is dead after she was ejected from the car she was driving in jefferson county, according to the Knoxville News Sentinel. The paper says 23-year old Sybil Large of Strawberry Plains died in the crash that happened around noon.

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Dozens Arrested in KY Drug Roundup

Updated: 01/17/2009 - LONDON, KY (SUBMITTED) ---Kentucky State Police in London joined forces with several law enforcement agencies in Laurel and Whitley Counties Friday to take illegal drugs off the streets. Police are calling Friday’s roundup a success after arresting nearly thirty suspected drug dealers.

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Two children die in KY house fire

Posted: 01/17/2009 - MIDDLESBORO, KY (SUBMITTED) ---Two children are dead after an early morning house fire in Middlesboro. When the fire broke out early Friday morning, the father was able to get out first. Then a neighbor was able to pull the mother out through a window, but despite frantic efforts, they were not able to get the two young boys out of the house alive.

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