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First distillery opens in Pigeon Forge

Posted: 07/01/2014 - The first distillery to open in Pigeon Forge will take you back to the roots of where the town got started in the 1800's.

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Graco gives in, agrees to recall infant seats

Posted: 07/01/2014 - Graco Children's Products is recalling 1.9 million infant car seats, agreeing to government demands in what is now the largest seat recall in American history.

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Heroin a huge problem in Knoxville

Updated: 07/01/2014 - Heroin is a huge problem in some East Tennessee communities. In Knoxville, police say more teens are buying and using it.

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Oak Ridge PD working to regain state certification

Updated: 07/01/2014 - The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation says they haven't been getting crime data from Oak Ridge for quite some time now. And that has some people here concerned.

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UPDATE | One killed, three hurt in Highway 66 crash

Updated: 07/02/2014 - One person was killed and three were injured Tuesday afternoon after a three-car wreck in Sevierville. The accident happened just before 1:00 p.m. on Highway 66 across the from the Food City in Kodak.

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New laws take effect July 1st

Posted: 07/01/2014 - July 1st marks the start of nearly 200 new laws in Tennessee including "Amelia's Law" , the "Chris Newsom Act" and meth production.

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Motorist rescues man from burning SUV in Minnesota

Posted: 07/01/2014 - A Minnesota Air National Guardsman is being hailed as a hero for helping pull a man who was trapped out of a burning car just moments before it became fully engulfed in flames, CBS station WCCO reports.

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Board in favor of teacher evaluation proposal

Posted: 07/01/2014 - The State Board of Education gave a nod of approval for a proposal that could allow teachers who consistently score highly on annual state-mandated teacher evaluations to bypass training requirements to advance or to renew licenses.

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Knoxville Zoo salutes the troops

Posted: 07/01/2014 - To celebrate the Independence Day holiday, Knoxville Zoo salutes military and civilian service members and veterans with free admission to the zoo Friday, July 4th through Sunday, July 6th.

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Fitness expert shares beach body tips

Posted: 07/01/2014 - Whether you've been working hard all year to whittle your waist or you're a bit behind on your fitness and diet regimen, stocking up on the right gym essentials and fitness plans will help you kick off your summer.

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Obama to go it alone on immigration, pleasing few

Posted: 07/01/2014 - President Barack Obama's abrupt shift to a go-it-alone strategy on immigration sets up a clash with House Republicans who've already threatened to sue him. The president is also raising expectations among immigration advocates that he may have trouble satisfying.

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Religious freedom ruling exempts birth control coverage

Updated: 07/01/2014 - Republicans say they've won an election-year victory from a Supreme Court ruling that allows some companies to opt out of providing contraception to women under the nation's new health care law.

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Iraq's new parliament convenes to choose PM

Posted: 07/01/2014 - Iraq's new parliament has convened amid pressure on lawmakers to quickly choose a new prime minster who can confront a militant blitz that threatens to rip the country apart.

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