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Take This Job: Allison becomes a firefighter

Updated: 01/09/2008 - Wednesday on East Tennessee This Morning, it was time for another segment of "Take This Job" where we send Allison Hunt out to do someone else's job for the morning.

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Tornado destroys homes in northwest Tennessee

Posted: 01/09/2008 - A tornado was spotted in northwest Tennessee and hail and thunderstorm damage has been reported as a line of storms moved east across the Mississippi Valley. No injuries were immediately reported.

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Kentucky reports first mining death of 2008

Posted: 01/09/2008 - Officials say a truck driver in Kentucky was killed when his vehicle backed over a tipping point at a southeastern Kentucky mine and went down a slope.

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Clinton, McCain win in New Hampshire

Updated: 01/09/2008 - Hillary Rodham Clinton has rebounded from her loss in Iowa to defeat Barack Obama in the New Hampshire primary.

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Senate committee passes abortion resolution

Posted: 01/08/2008 - Tennessee lawmakers began the first day of the session Tuesday with a renewed effort to change the state's constitutional stance on abortion.

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Lawmaker wants you to have right to carry in Tennessee restaurants

Updated: 01/08/2008 - Knoxville (WVLT) -- Should you be allowed to carry a gun into a restaurant that serves alcohol? At least one state senator thinks so. Volunteer TV's Rob Pratt is here to explain what the proposed change in the law could mean and what people think of it. Tennessee Senator Doug Jackson, from Dixon, expects to introduce the bill Wednesday. It comes less than two weeks after the deadly shooting at Hooter's in Knoxville. While some hope the new law could help prevent such tragedies, others say guns should not be on the menu at all.

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New Way To Get Information In Roane County

Updated: 01/08/2008 - Roane County (WVLT) -- A new emergency notification system is in the works for Roane County. Volunteer TV's Kim Bedford has more with how the emergency management agency is trying to keep you safe. Roane County's EMA Director, Howie Rose, wants to make sure if you live in Roane County, you get important information about potential dangers as quickly as possible. Hopefully by the end of January, that will happen through a phone call.

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