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Fire destroys Harriman business

Updated: 02/16/2009 - Flames have destroyed a Roane County tire shop. The fire erupted at Hensley Tire and Service Company in Harriman early Sunday morning. Firefighters say they quickly had to change their attack to protect their own lives.

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East Tennessee soldiers home for Valentine's Day

Posted: 02/14/2009 - KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WVLT) --- One East Tennessee soldier calls it the best Valentine's Day yet. The three soldiers returned home to Seveir County from Afghanistan and Iraq.

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Associated Press: TV station owner Young Broadcasting files Chp. 11

Posted: 02/14/2009 - NEW YORK (AP) -- Young Broadcasting Inc., owner of 10 TV stations affiliated with the CBS and ABC networks, including two in Tennessee, says it has filed for Chapter 11 protection in U.S. bankruptcy court in the Southern District of New York.

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Man accused in Obama plot wants evidence tossed

Posted: 02/14/2009 - MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) -- One of two white supremacists charged with plotting to kill President Barack Obama is asking a federal court to dismiss statements he gave to police.

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TVA chief says spill was 'catastrophe'

Posted: 02/14/2009 - KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) -- The president of the Tennessee Valley Authority is trying to rebuild credibility as well as the site of huge coal ash spill.

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Domestic Disturbance

Posted: 02/14/2009 - Knox County standoff sends one person to the hospital.

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"Lucky" Dog saves owner from fire

Updated: 02/14/2009 - Firefighters say a dog likely saved his master's life, then nearly died himself in an Anderson County apartment fire. The dog's name, believe it or not, is Lucky.

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$787B stimulus passes Senate, heads to President

Updated: 02/13/2009 - The hotly-contested $787 billion stimulus bill has passed the U.S. Senate in a 60-36 vote after Ohio Democrat Sherrod Brown had to be flown back to the capital after a memorial ceremony for his mother to cast the sixtieth vote for the bill. Stay connected to Volunteer TV News and VolunteerTV.com for continuing coverage of this developing news story.

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Spill Stimulus: Who gets a piece of TVA's coal ash cleanup?

Posted: 02/13/2009 - T-V-A now guesstimates that cleaning up its 300-acre coal ash disaster could cost at least more than half a billion dollars, and maybe, more than three quarters of a billion. But the spill could be roane county's own economic stimulus.

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KUB works to restore power Friday as some still in the dark

Updated: 02/13/2009 - KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WVLT) --- Some families living in Rocky Hill were still without power Friday afternoon. The Knoxville Utilities Board says most who lost power during Wednesday's storms have it back and they're working to restore it to everyone.

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Some KUB customers won't have power until Saturday

Updated: 02/13/2009 - KUB crews have been working round the clock to get power restored to everyone across Knox County. Some folks in rural areas had their power restored Friday, but several more may be waiting until Saturday.

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