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Gov. Bredesen: difficult spending cuts ahead

Posted: 01/23/2009 - NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) -- Gov. Phil Bredesen is warning lawmakers to be ready to make some difficult spending cuts this legislative session.

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One month after sludge slide, concerns continue

Posted: 01/22/2009 - KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WVLT) --- Thursday marks one month since the massive sludge slide at Kingston's TVA Plant which left more than a billion gallons of coal fly ash spilled across the landscape and in many's backyards.

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Tazewell mayor commits suicide

Updated: 01/22/2009 - The mayor of Tazewell, Tennessee shot and killed himself Wednesday afternoon at his home in Tazewell, according to Captain David Honeycutt of the Claiborne County Sheriff's Department.

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AMBER Alert Canceled for Tri-Cities toddler

Updated: 01/22/2009 - An AMBER Alert that was issued for Hannah Jo Hicks, 2, is now over, according to the TBI. The child's mother, Valerie Hicks is currently in the custody of the Johnson City Police Department and Hannah has been safely recovered.

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Low airfares from US Airways

Updated: 01/22/2009 - Airline prices in Knoxville are sometimes five times higher than other airports. That's because there are no low fare carriers and no competition to drive the prices down. But US Airways has stepped up and dropped their prices to more than 60 cities hoping more people like you will fly.

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Roberson elected TRA interim chairman

Posted: 01/21/2009 - Eddie Roberson has been elected interim chairman by his fellow directors of the Tennessee Regulatory Authority.

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DEP orders review of WVa fly ash impoundments

Posted: 01/21/2009 - West Virginia is taking a closer look at 18 fly ash impoundments to make sure the dams are structurally sound and built to current safety standards.

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