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Volunteers cut, deliver firewood after storm

Posted: 03/03/2015 - During last week's ice storm there was a major shortage of firewood in Sevier County. But people are going above and beyond to make sure folks stay warm.

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What's taking so long for Shawn Smoot to go to trial?

Updated: 03/03/2015 - A Knoxville man accused of murdering his ex-girlfriend almost four years ago has yet to stand trial. So why is it taking so long for Shawn Smoot to face the charges against him?

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IHOP National Pancake Day helps support local hospitals

Posted: 03/03/2015 - Get a free short stack of delicious IHOP pancakes on Tuesday, March 3 from 7 a.m. until 10 p.m., and benefit Children’s Hospital. In return for the free pancakes, guests will be asked to consider leaving a donation for Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals.

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Pet of the Week - Peanut

Updated: 03/03/2015 - The Humane Society of the Tennessee Valley is launching a brand new program in hopes of changing that.

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Shop at home in Jefferson County

Updated: 03/02/2015 - From fast food restaurants to major industries, the brutal weather dealt East Tennessee a major financial blow. Local 8 Anchor Alan Williams checked in on the neighborly concept.

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3500 Tennesseans receive incorrect photo ID due to printing error

Posted: 03/02/2015 - Tennessee Department of Safety and Homeland Security today announced that it had re-issued new permanent driver licenses or photo ID cards to citizens who recently received a card with incorrect content due to a printing error.

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Trial of Roane Co. murder suspect delayed again

Updated: 03/02/2015 - Shawn Smoot was set to go to trial on March 24 for the murder of Brook Morris. His trial has now been delayed and he due back in court for motions on August 3. No trial date has been set.

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Two weeks later, Tennessee remains under a State of Emergency

Posted: 03/02/2015 - The State Emergency Operations Center stepped down to a Level III – State of Emergency Monday afternoon. The Tennessee Emergency Management Plant remains activated and Tennessee remains in a State of Emergency.

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