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Irish eyes are championship ones

Updated: 12/06/2008 - The Catholic Fighting Irish cap off an undefeated season with a 28-18 win over Mitchell to claim the program's first state title in football.

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Five Golden Trophies!

Updated: 12/06/2008 - Alcoa claims its fifth straight Class AA championship with 28-14 win over Milan Friday night.

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Ober Gatlinburg set to open ski resort Saturday

Updated: 12/05/2008 - Unbelievable how the weather can change from year to year. It was close to Christmas when Ober Gatlinburg opened last year because of unseasonably warm temperatures. But this year, the cold has moved in early.

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Loaded gun found at Austin-East, 2 students arrested

Updated: 12/05/2008 - Two Austin-East High School student have been arrested after a loaded handgun was found on campus, according to Knoxville Police spokesman Darrell DeBusk. One of the students arrested is 15-year-old. His identity has not been released, but DeBusk says he was taken to the Knox Count Juvenile Detention Center to await a hearing. The other student has been identified as Gerald Littlejohn, 18.

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Andrew Mann guilty of two counts of first degree murder

Updated: 12/05/2008 - A Knox County jury has convicted Andrew Mann of two counts of first degree murder, after deliberating for only ten minutes. The only question now is whether a man now 22-years-old will have any chance at freedom when he's in his seventies.

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Burglaries are up during the holidays! How not to become a victim.

Updated: 12/05/2008 - Christmas is a time of joy and celebration, but it's also a time of opportunity for “grinches” who are out to break in to homes. That's why the Knox County Sheriff's Office wants to give you a few tips to keep you from falling prey this holiday.

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A $1B trench? Cutting Tennessee's growing deficit

Updated: 12/04/2008 - Tennessee's sales tax growth last month was its lowest in 47 years. It puts Tennessee revenue $300 million so far this budget year, which puts the state on track to be $1 billion short in a $30 billion budget. Lawmakers suggest that once-sacred programs, particularly education, may not be spared.

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ORNL to move "Mouse House" research

Posted: 12/04/2008 - After more than 60 years of developing a unique population of mice to study human diseases, the U.S. Department of Energy's Oak Ridge National Laboratory is moving its colony of 8,000 mice known as the Collaborative Cross to the University of North Carolina.

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UPDATE: UT safety Morley released from jail

Updated: 12/05/2008 - University of Tennessee starting safety Demetrice Morley was released from jail Thursday evening after Florida authorities told Knox County authorities that a fugitive from justice warrant issued in his name was a mistake.

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Tennessee among unhealthiest states

Posted: 12/04/2008 - Tennessee is ranked among the five unhealthiest states for the fifth consecutive year in an annual report.

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Senator Corker pans money for Chrysler if it's for sale

Posted: 12/04/2008 - A U.S. senator says the government shouldn't lend money to Chrysler LLC because it would just be funding the automaker so it can stay in business until its private owners can sell it.

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McLean decides to stay behind bars, for now

Updated: 12/04/2008 - A Knox County Criminal Court judge ruled Eric McLean can be released from jail for a few days, pending a decision on his sentencing. But McLean said he'd rather stay in jail and wait it out.

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Andrew Mann takes stand in own defense

Updated: 12/04/2008 - Andrew Mann takes the stand to testify at his double murder trial, admitting he pulled the trigger but saying it was all his pregnant girlfriend's idea.

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Ahead of the Bell: Alcoa urged to suspend dividend

Posted: 12/04/2008 - Shares of Alcoa Inc. fell in premarket trading Thursday after an analyst urged the largest U.S. aluminum producer to cut its $560 million annual dividend in the face of "a rapidly deteriorating aluminum price environment."

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