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Knox County employee admits drinking before driving county car

Updated: 02/20/2009 - A Knox County assessor's employee admits he drank before driving and wrecking his county take-home car. He still faces criminal sanctions, but the Assessor plans to suspend, rather than fire him because of his otherwise spotless record.

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Lawmaker wants governor to refuse stimulus money

Posted: 02/20/2009 - Tennessee Republican Rep. Brian Kelsey is proposing a resolution that would urge Gov. Phil Bredesen to refuse any money from the federal economic stimulus package.

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Sen. Corker: Stimulus should begin with housing

Posted: 02/20/2009 - U.S. Sen. Bob Corker told a group of Middle Tennessee real estate agents that the current economic downturn began with the housing market began and it should also be the spring board to push the country out of recession.

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January rise in consumer prices largest since July

Posted: 02/20/2009 - Consumer prices rose by the most in six months in January, propelled by higher energy costs. But over the past year inflation has been flat, the lowest reading in more than a half-century.

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Used car sales holding steady

Updated: 02/20/2009 - While it may be true with many dealerships selling new vehicles, some used car lots in East Tennessee aren't struggling nearly as much.

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Senator Lamar Alexander takes a look at TVA ash spill

Updated: 02/20/2009 - Tennessee senior US Senator Lamar Alexander made his first trip to Kingston to survey the cleanup of the TVA fly ash spill. A project that could cost more than 800 million dollars when it's all done.

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Stimulus: Do you want what's in it for you?

Updated: 02/20/2009 - Check, tax credit, grant or benefit--the $787 billion stimulus package has a little something for almost everybody. But is that "something" likely to do you much good?

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Senator Corker: Stimulus should begin with housing

Posted: 02/19/2009 - U.S. Sen. Bob Corker told a group of Middle Tennessee real estate agents that the current economic downturn began with the housing market began and it should also be the spring board to push the country out of recession.

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Knox County woman facing TennCare fraud charges

Updated: 02/19/2009 - A Knox County woman is facing TennCare fraud charges in Anderson County after allegedly trying to pay for a fraudulent prescription using TennCare benefits.

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Higher education could get $500M from stimulus

Updated: 07/20/2009 - Finance Commissioner Dave Goetz says Tennessee higher education institutions could get as much as $500 million over the next two years under provisions of the economic stimulus package.

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2nd Browns Ferry reactor shut down by TVA

Posted: 02/19/2009 - Problems have forced the Tennessee Valley Authority to shut down the second of three reactors at its Browns Ferry Nuclear Plant in north Alabama.

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