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Dozens Arrested in KY Drug Roundup

Updated: 01/17/2009 - LONDON, KY (SUBMITTED) ---Kentucky State Police in London joined forces with several law enforcement agencies in Laurel and Whitley Counties Friday to take illegal drugs off the streets. Police are calling Friday’s roundup a success after arresting nearly thirty suspected drug dealers.

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Two children die in KY house fire

Posted: 01/17/2009 - MIDDLESBORO, KY (SUBMITTED) ---Two children are dead after an early morning house fire in Middlesboro. When the fire broke out early Friday morning, the father was able to get out first. Then a neighbor was able to pull the mother out through a window, but despite frantic efforts, they were not able to get the two young boys out of the house alive.

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State warns victims of fake health workers

Posted: 01/17/2009 - Officials say fake health care workers are canvassing homes near a massive coal ash spill, asking to test residents' water and trying to scare people.

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Tenn science facility gets initial OK to expand

Posted: 01/17/2009 - The Department of Energy has given initial approval to doubling the research capability of the Oak Ridge National Laboratory's neutron science facility.

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2 medical employers announce job cuts

Posted: 01/17/2009 - Two East Tennessee medical employers announced layoffs resulting in nearly 200 lost health care jobs in the region.

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Knox schools chief disappointed by attendance

Posted: 01/16/2009 - Four of ten Knox county students took the school superintendent up on his offer of an excused absence. At some schools in the district, the numbers were higher.

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UT Knoxville to participate in national recycling competition

Posted: 01/16/2009 - For the fourth year in a row, The University of Tennessee, Knoxville will compete in RecycleMania, an annual, intercollegiate recycling and waste reduction competition that takes place over ten weeks during the spring semester.

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Possible Tennessee health impersonators reported in Roane County

Posted: 01/16/2009 - The Tennessee Department of Health says some people may be posing as state health worker in Roane County, and TDOH says anyone approached about health-related information should ask for official state or federal identification, according to a TDOH release. Any individuals not having official identification "are not involved or affiliated with the Department of Health's activities and response to the coal ash spill in Roane County.

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