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HPV vaccine for men?

Updated: 06/25/2009 - Men and boys might soon be using a vaccine which prevents the Human Papillomavirus types 16, 18, 6, and 11. HPV is the most common sexually transmitted disease in the United States and types 16 and 18 account for 70 percent of the nation’s cervical cancer cases.

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Sex offender wanted in Harriman arrested in Kentucky

Posted: 06/24/2009 - A 33-year-old sex offender wanted in Harriman for allegedly failing to register as a sex offender was arrested Wednesday afternoon in Corbin, Ky., according to a news release from the U.S. Marshals Service.

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EPA study says Knox County air is toxic; some of worst in the nation

Updated: 06/24/2009 - It's the most sweeping analyses to date regarding the state of the nation's air. It's called the "National-Scale Air Toxics Assessment". According to the EPA report, two-point-two million americans, living in six-hundred neighborhoods across the united states, are breathing in toxic air, and increasing their risk of cancer. And in Knox County, the news isn't good either.

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Volunteering for medical research

Updated: 06/24/2009 - Before a new drug can make it on the market, its affects have to be tested on people, and, a group is performing some of those studies right here in town.

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Man guilty of 2009 Lonsdale murder

Updated: 06/24/2009 - A Knox County jury convicted William "Boo Boo" Blake, 37, Thursday on second degree murder charges stemming from a January 2007 shooting in the Lonsdale community.

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TVA to hold briefing on cause of Roane County ash spill

Posted: 06/24/2009 - Officials at TVA say they plan to hold a briefing Thursday morning on the results of a Root Cause Analysis conducted by a third party engineering firm, TVA announced in a release Wednesday.

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SC Gov. Mark Sanford says he's had an affair

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Posted: 06/24/2009 - South Carolina Gov. Mark Sanford says he's been having an affair with a woman from Argentina and will resign as head of the Republican Governors' Association.

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Probation for getaway driver in W. Knoxville murder

Posted: 06/24/2009 - The teenager charged as an accessory after the fact to a West Knoxville murder pleaded guilty Wednesday in Knox County Juvenile Court, and was sentenced to a minimum of six months probation.

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Tennessee supercomputers rank among world's fastest

Posted: 06/24/2009 - The latest rankings of the fastest supercomputers in the world list the Oak Ridge National Laboratory's Jaguar at No. 2 and the University of Tennessee's Kraken at No. 6.

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Tenn. plant to convert more uranium to fuel

Posted: 06/24/2009 - A $209 million contract has been awarded to convert 12 metric tons of bomb-grade uranium from the Y-12 nuclear weapons plant in Tennessee into commercial reactor fuel.

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New report accounts noose at Tenn. power plant

Updated: 06/24/2009 - Investigators are still looking for leads in the discovery last year of a hangman's noose at a Tennessee power plant where a massive coal ash spill occurred in December.

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TVA prepares to move spilled fly ash from Roane County

Updated: 06/24/2009 - The Tennessee Valley Authority's waiting for approval from the Environmental Protection Agency to move millions of tons of spilled fly ash from Roane County. The utility plans to move three million tons of spilled sludge from the TVA Kingston Fossil Plant to a certified land fill in Alabama.

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