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Tennessee Aquarium reaccredited

Posted: 03/31/2009 - The Tennessee Aquarium's accreditation has been renewed by the Association of Zoos and Aquariums.

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Salmonella worries prompt pistachio recall

Updated: 03/31/2009 - A Central California company is recalling about 1 million pounds of pistachios over concerns of possible salmonella contamination.

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Is April 1st computer worm real or a hoax?

Updated: 03/30/2009 - Rumors are circulating that April fools day could wreak Internet havoc if a worm makes it's way to cyberspace. Volunteer TV talked to a local software company that says either way experts are on alert and say you should be too.

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New legislation to change school bus advertising

Updated: 03/30/2009 - Looking for a bargain on a new car? Not sure where to go for dinner? The answer may soon be on that yellow school bus next to you in traffic. Newly passed legislation will allow businesses to advertise in color on school buses.

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Obama sets deadline for GM, Chrysler overhaul

Posted: 03/30/2009 - President Barack Obama is rejecting the turnaround plans from General Motors Corp. and Chrysler and setting tough, new deadlines for the two automakers to develop new restructuring plans.

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East Tenn. soldiers prepare for deployment

Updated: 03/30/2009 - About 200 East Tennessee guardsmen are preparing to head to Iraq. They're part of more than 600 soldiers with the Tennessee Army National Guard's 1/230th Air Cavalry Squadron being deployed

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One year later: New Midway Baptist Church

Updated: 03/30/2009 - It's been a year since New Midway Baptist Church in Roane County burned to the ground leaving a group of 250 without a sanctuary. Volunteer TV visited the congregation and toured the new building. The associate pastor tells us it's been a long year, but one full of healing and new relationships.

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Teacher already charged faces new allegations

Posted: 03/29/2009 - NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) -- Police say a Nashville teacher slipped through the cracks of the background-checking system and was charged with sex crimes involving children within hours of being released on bail on similar charges in Chattanooga.

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Cold temps headed to Tennessee

Posted: 03/29/2009 - The National Weather Service says temperatures are expected to drop into the 30s, and agricultural experts say crops are going to need a light covering for protection.

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Man escapes mobile home fire in Jefferson County

Updated: 03/29/2009 - A man awoke to smoke, and found that his mobile home was on fire. New Market firefighters say Robert Kinder climbed out the back window, ran to a neighbor's house and called 911.

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More than 5,000 participate in Knoxville marathon

Posted: 03/29/2009 - More than 5,000 runners hit the streets of downtown Knoxville Sunday morning. The Covenant Health Marathon kicked off at 7 in the morning on the Clinch Avenue Bridge.

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Fort Sanders apartment complex evacuated after grease fire

Posted: 03/29/2009 - A grease fire has forced the evacuation of a Fort Sanders apartment complex. Firefighters say someone was cooking in one of the Highland Avenue apartments at about 12:30 Saturday afternoon. All 12 apartments were evacuated.

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