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Weather could spoil shuttle launch plans

Posted: 02/07/2008 - The storm system responsible for those deadly tornadoes in the South Tuesday night could keep space shuttle Atlantis on the ground this afternoon.

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Investigation of sheriff coincided with cut in drug unit

Posted: 02/07/2008 - Records show that while Hamilton County Sheriff Billy Long was the focus of a federal investigation that has him charged with trafficking cocaine, the Sheriff's Department narcotics unit was cut back.

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Your tax $$ at work in Knox County

Updated: 02/06/2008 - Knoxville (WVLT) -- Are your tax dollars paying county employees when they campaign during work time?

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Right to life

Updated: 02/06/2008 - Knoxville (WVLT) -- One of many surprisesfrom Super Tuesday was Mike Huckabee sweeping the south and even beating out John McCain in Tennessee. With 90 percent of precincts reporting, Huckabee had 34 percent of the vote versus john McCain's 32 percent. Volunteer TV's Kim Bedford spoke with Tennessee's Right to Life group who recently endorsed Huckabee.

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Super Tuesday and beyond

Updated: 02/06/2008 - Former Trustee Mike Lowe, Law Director John Owings and ousted commission appointees Lee Tramel and Richard Cate also have felt voter's wrath.

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3 companies indicted over contaminated pet food

Posted: 02/06/2008 - Two Chinese businesses and a U.S. company have been indicted over the tainted pet food incidents that killed dozens of animals last year and first raised worries about products made in China.

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Tornado outbreak among worst in 60 years

Posted: 02/06/2008 - Winter tornadoes are not uncommon. The peak tornado season is late winter through midsummer, but the storms can happen at any time of the year with the right conditions.

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Moore Steps Down As Chair Of Knox Commission

Updated: 02/06/2008 - From the Volunteer TV Newsroom, Scott Moore, the chair of the Knox County Commission has resigned from his position. WVLT News has learned that Moore will keep his position in the 7th District, as a commissioner. We are continuing to follow this developing story and will have much more coming on Volunteer TV News First at 4:00 and on

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