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Knox Co. voters consider charter reforms

Posted: 08/07/2008 - Knox County voters considered two charter amendments Thursday that would allow for the recall of county officials and make it easier to put amendments on the ballot.

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Tennessee voters consider state judges

Posted: 08/07/2008 - Voters are considering Gov. Phil Bredesen's appointments of two Tennessee Supreme Court justices and five appeals court judges.

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Obama denounces KKK ad in Memphis race

Posted: 08/07/2008 - Democratic presidential hopeful Barack Obama is denouncing an ad approved by a black congressional candidate in Memphis that links the white incumbent with the Ku Klux Klan.

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M. Tennessee DA says liquor bottle OK as evidence

Posted: 08/07/2008 - Mufreesboro district attorney Bill Whitesell says a liquor bottle recovered after a Rutherford County Sheriff's Detective struck and killed an 11-year-old girl can be used as evidence.

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Elvis' peacock jumpsuit sells for 300K

Posted: 08/07/2008 - Elvis Presley's favorite performance costume, the peacock jumpsuit, has sold for $300,000, making it the most expensive piece of Elvis memorabilia sold at auction.

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Lawrence sheriff agrees to pretrial diversion

Posted: 08/07/2008 - Lawrence County Sheriff Kenneth Taylor has agreed to pretrial diversion, effectively ending his prosecution for allegedly interfering with a traffic stop.

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Developer accused of wildcat mining

Posted: 08/07/2008 - Federal authorities have cited a prominent East Tennessee developer for illegally strip-mining coal at a gated, luxury golf resort under construction in Campbell County.

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Actor jailed in Memphis after altercation on airplane

Posted: 08/07/2008 - A veteran character actor who's the son of a notable civil rights leader was arrested for allegedly assaulting a flight attendant and a police officer at Memphis International Airport.

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Knox County mayor could face sanctions

Posted: 08/07/2008 - Sanctions against Knox County Mayor Mike Ragsdale are possible later this month when the county commission takes up a review of Ragsdale's now-defunct hospitality fund.

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11 arrested in largest ID theft case in U.S. history

Posted: 08/07/2008 - Debit and credit cards have become a way of life, and many people don't think twice before they swipe their plastic, but 11 people were arrested Tuesday in the largest identity theft case in U.S. history, and we want to know if you were one of the millions who fell victim to this crime.

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TVA hints at raising rates

Updated: 08/07/2008 - Get ready to pay for the price of high fuel costs when you get your October electric bill.

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Witness: Freeman said woman in crash is a friend

Posted: 08/06/2008 - The woman who was injured along with Morgan Freeman in a weekend car accident apparently is a friend of the Oscar-winning actor who had offered him a ride home.

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