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Attorney questions guns in bars punishments

Updated: 07/15/2009 - What handgun permit holders can and can't do in bars is clear under a new state law. But at least one assistant district attorney says the punishments permit holders face if they break that law aren't as precise.

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Knoxville man survives hole in plane

Updated: 07/15/2009 - A Knoxville family is safe after their Southwest jet from Nashville to Baltimore gets a whole in the roof mid-air.

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Domestic violence victim speaks out

Updated: 07/15/2009 - A Knox County man is on his way back to East Tennessee to face attempted first degree murder charges. Marvin Matthews turned himself into in Alpharetta, Georgia authorities yesterday. Now his estranged wife - one of the people he's charged with shooting - is talking about what happened.

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Group called "Friends of Norris Lake" wants boating changes

Updated: 07/14/2009 - Boating safety is a concern on Norris Lake after four deaths in 2008--more than on any other Tennessee body of water. A group called "Friends of Norris Lake" says boat traffic has almost doubled in recent years.The group wants mandates, but some boaters say the logic behind coming up with hard and fast rules doesn't hold much water.

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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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