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Family Promise brings hope to Blount County homeless

Updated: 06/29/2009 - As people continue to lose their jobs due to a nationwide recession, some people may find them homeless. But now there's hope for those in Blount County thanks to a group of churches.

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EPA reveals 44 hazardous coal ash sites

Updated: 06/29/2009 - The government has made public a list of 26 communities in 10 states where coal ash dumps pose a potential high hazard to public health and safety.

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Auditors: TVA faces financial challenges

Posted: 06/29/2009 - Internal auditors say the potentially $1 billion cleanup of a massive coal ash spill in Tennessee is just one of several "significant financial challenges" facing the Tennessee Valley Authority.

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Mackay keeps his job as Knox County elections administrator

Updated: 06/29/2009 - Current Knox County Administrator of Elections Greg Mackay will keep his job, despite the fact that he's a Democrat and that Republicans control the five-member Election Commission that picks the Administrator.

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Boater killed in Friday accident identified

Posted: 06/29/2009 - The man whose body was found floating in Watts Bar Lake Friday afternoon after the jon boat he was on hit a barge has been identified as Jones B. Bare, 53 of Trap Hill, N.C.

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Missing 3-year-old pulled from lake

Updated: 06/28/2009 - The Knox County Sheriff's Office says a missing 3-year-old was pulled from the Fort Loudoun Lake Sunday night.

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Families swap vacations for "stay-cations"

Updated: 10/16/2009 - The recession's forced some East Tennesseans to vacation across town instead of across country. Families say tight budgets have them taking "stay-cations." And some tourist spots say that's already helped boost business.

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Michael Jackson Memorial in Gatlinburg

Updated: 06/27/2009 - Tourists and East Tennesseans have turned a decades old Gatlinburg exhibit into a memorial for the "King of Pop." The Guinness Book of World Records Museums featured an exhibit on Michael Jackson since the 1980s, but the museum's brought the life-like replica of the pop icon out front and center.

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