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Dept. of Energy "Fires" Oak Ridge Incinerator

Updated: 04/21/2009 - The Department of Energy is pulling the plug on Oak Ridge's controversial toxic waste incinerator. The DOE says it'll stop receiving waste by the end of April.

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House bill would allow weapons in parks

Updated: 04/20/2009 - Right now the Tennessee House is hearing proposals on two bills that would allow you to carry a gun in local and state parks in Tennessee. A full house vote on both is scheduled in just hours.

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Sentencing resumes for man who killed SC student

Posted: 04/20/2009 - An attorney for a social worker hired to examine the Tennessee man who confessed to raping and killing a South Carolina college student says prosecutors intimidated his client.

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Federal stimulus money helps fund summer job program

Updated: 04/20/2009 - If you need a job and are between the ages of 14 and 24 listen up. You may qualify for a summer job program--that thanks to federal stimulus dollars will create about 1,500 new jobs in the East Tennessee area.

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GM Spring Hill braced for white-collar job cuts

Posted: 04/20/2009 - Some white-collar employees at the General Motors Corp. plant in Spring Hill will likely be among 1,600 U.S. salaried workers that the automaker is laying off in the next few days.

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Kingsport man injured in plane crash

Posted: 04/20/2009 - A Kingsport man has been injured in an ultralight airplane crash when the pilot attempted to land on a small air strip behind a residence and struck a fence.

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Fla. deputies catch escapees suspected in slaying

Posted: 04/19/2009 - Two men suspected of killing a woman after they broke out of a Florida jail were caught in Kentucky after deputies acting on a tip chased them down on foot and tackled them.

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TVA: 2011 deadline hard to meet

Posted: 04/19/2009 - The Tennessee Valley Authority says it may not be able to clean up some of its oldest coal-fired plants as required by a court order.

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Two dollar stores robbed within minutes

Posted: 04/19/2009 - Knoxville Police say an armed robber hit up two Dollar General stores within six minutes. Officers have two possible accomplices in custody, but the robber's still on the run.

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Rev. Williams from Marble City Baptist turns 97

Posted: 04/18/2009 - Reverend George Williams may be the oldest continuously preaching pastor in East Tennessee. Rev. Williams turned 97 on Friday and his church, Marble City Baptist in West Knoxville threw him a party.

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