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TBI Wants Help on Unsolved Roane County Murder

Posted: 01/10/2008 - The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation is requesting the public’s help identifying new leads in a five-month-old homicide investigation out of Roane County, TN.

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Obama picks up Kerry endorsement

Updated: 01/10/2008 - Barack Obama is being endorsed by fellow Sen. John Kerry, the Democrats' 2004 presidential nominee who lost to George W. Bush that year and gave up his own plans for a 2008 run a year ago.

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UPDATE: All lanes reopened on I-140 East

Updated: 01/10/2008 - Police have reopened all lanes of the East Bound side of Pellissippi Parkway after a four vehicle forced authorities to close the Parkway earlier this morning.

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Vols Name Drayton To Coaching Staff

Posted: 01/09/2008 - Drayton, 36, comes to the Vols after spending three years on the Florida football staff and one season before that at Mississippi State. His responsibility at both SEC schools was running backs, although a decision on Drayton’s position duties with the Vols will be decided upon completion of the entire offensive staff.

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Quality Counts For Schools In East Tennessee

Posted: 01/09/2008 - Knoxville (WVLT) -- The 12th annual "Quality Counts" report card is out for K-12 schools across the country. Volunteer TV's Kim Bedford has more on what grade Tennessee received and why. Tennessee's overall grade is a C+, just slightly better than the nation's grade of a "C". "Editorial Projects In Education" is the non-profit organization that evaluated 50 states to help raise awareness and understanding on important issues to improve education.

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Neighbors of Suspected Black Tape Bandit React To Arrest

Updated: 01/09/2008 - Knoxville (WVLT) -- In West Knoxville, some folks are stunned to find out their neighbor may be the black tape bandit Volunteer TV's Lauren Davis spent time today with some of the neighbors. You would think with security pictures posted all over the local media, the robber couldn't be missed. But he was, in fact. Neighbors were surprised when we told them their neighbor was the guy police believe is behind all the recent bank robberies.

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Cleaning Up The Bad Smell In West Knox County

Updated: 01/09/2008 - Knoxville (WVLT) -- Work is now underway to clean up a stinky, smoky, illegal landfill in West Knox County. It has sickened neighbors, and cost Knox County taxpayers more than $50,000 already, and with the cleanup just beginning, the cost will continue to rise. Volunteer TV's Jim Freeman spent much of the day at the site off Tedford Road. It's a slow process, but crews are making headway.

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Black Tape Bandit: Timeline of events

Updated: 01/09/2008 - After two months and a half dozen bank robberies, FBI agents believe they have arrested the black tape robber.

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