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TBI adds Walmart shooting suspect to Top 10 list

Updated: 12/15/2008 - The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation has added the man accused of shooting another man to death in the parking lot of the Rogersville,TN Walmart parking lot earlier this week to the TBI’s Top Ten Most Wanted list.

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Two killed in Harlan Co. crash

Posted: 12/12/2008 - A winter storm that dumped half a foot of snow on portions of the Kentucky mountains claimed the lives of two motorists who crashed into a creek after sliding off an icy road on Friday.

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Fulmer declines UT job

Updated: 12/12/2008 - Phillip Fulmer has decided to not accept an offer from the University of Tennessee to take a 90-day appointment as a special assistant to President John Petersen, the University announced Friday.

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White House, Senate differ on auto bail-out plans

Posted: 12/12/2008 - Detroit might get a lifeline from the Bush Administration. The White House is thinking about stepping in to keep two of the big three out of bankruptcy, after the auto bailout bill failed in the Senate, late Thursday night.

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GM to cut 250,000 vehicles from 1Q production

Posted: 12/12/2008 - General Motors Corp. says it will cut 250,000 vehicles from its first-quarter production schedule by temporarily closing 20 factories across North America.

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Lamar Alexander has cyst removed from back

Posted: 12/12/2008 - U.S. Sen. Lamar Alexander missed his chance to vote against a $14 billion auto bailout because he was home recovering from back surgery.

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Cost of new nuclear plant could top all current

Posted: 12/12/2008 - A published report says the cost of building the Bellefonte Nuclear Plant could be more than the Tennessee Valley Authority spent to build all three of its current nuclear generating stations.

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Elderly man found dead in Blount Co.

Posted: 12/12/2008 - Police don't think foul play was involved in the death of a Blount County man whose body was found this morning in a drainage ditch in his front yard.

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Snow preparations

Updated: 12/12/2008 - Tennessee transportation department is out in full force trying to keep your roads safe. They made the call earlier this evening to go ahead and salt the roadways. They're not taking any chances. And they warn you to be careful as you head out for your morning commute.

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Travel travails: Audit raises questions about UT President's spending

Updated: 12/12/2008 - UT President Dr. John Petersen's travel spending for July 2007-June 2008 shows numerous flights to Nashville and Memphis, incurring expenses, in some cases, higher than extended-stay overseas trips on commercial flights. Dr. Petersen's office defends the trips as necessary to his role as the primary face of and fundraiser for, Tennessee's flagship state University.

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Suspicious envelope sent to Gov. Bredesen

Updated: 12/12/2008 - NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WVLT) -- A suspicious envelope addressed to Gov. Phil Bredesen arrived at the State Capitol Thursday, state officials say.

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Tennessee cadet apparently takes own life

Posted: 12/11/2008 - Authorities say a West Point cadet from Tennessee found dead in a hotel room on Monday near the New York campus apparently took his own life.

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