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Police say they have the Subway robber

Updated: 09/08/2009 - A Knoxville man is behind bars after leading police on a chase. 34 year old Joshua Pitkanen is behind bars for allegedly robbing a Subway on Western Avenue. Police were finally able to catch the suspect but not before reaching speeds of at least 100 miles an hour.

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Parents react to advance of Obama's speech

Updated: 09/08/2009 - The word is out. The White House released an advanced copy of President Obama's speech to school children, prompting a debate in East Tennessee.

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Sevier tourism up over the weekend

Updated: 09/08/2009 - Many businesses, particularly shopping bases, have seen a downward trend. But some tourist attractions like Ripley's Aquarium of the Smokies say business is up this year.

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Deadly LA-area arson fire active on NE flank

Posted: 09/07/2009 - Firefighters have canceled their plans to burn out brush to create a buffer south of the deadly arson fire in mountains near Los Angeles, because of a flare-up on another edge of the blaze.

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Rain floods Mexico City homes, subway

Posted: 09/07/2009 - Heavy rains have flooded hundreds of homes in the Mexico City metropolitan area and turned streets into rivers that dragged cars in their currents.

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West High School closed Tuesday

Updated: 09/07/2009 - West High School will be closed Tuesday due to an electrical circuit failure, according to Knox County Schools spokesman Russ Oaks. Stay connected to Volunteer TV News and VolunteerTV.com for continuing coverage of this developing news story.

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No flogging for trouser-wearing woman in Sudan

Posted: 09/07/2009 - A woman who's been convicted of public indecency in Sudan for wearing trousers in public is vowing not to pay a $200 fine. Instead, Lubna (LOOB'-nuh) Hussein says she'll take a month in prison, as a further protest of Sudan's morality laws.

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Child, woman critically injured in HWY 66 crash in Sevier Co.

Updated: 09/08/2009 - Sevierville Police have charged a man who allegedly caused a six-car chain reaction crash that injured a total of 18 people, including two children and a woman who were seriously hurt, according to the Sevierville spokesman Bob Stahlke.

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Overnight progress on deadly Los Angeles-area fire

Posted: 09/07/2009 - Firefighters plan to burn back heavy brush to contain the deadly fire north of Los Angeles, so residents of the foothill cities near the San Gabriel Mountains should expect to see more smoke boiling out of the Angeles National Forest.

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Blount County meth bust

Posted: 09/07/2009 - THREE PEOPLE ARE FACING METH MAKING CHARGES AFTER BEING ARRESTED OVER THE WEEKEND.

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Ex-Ohio congressman says government cheated

Posted: 09/07/2009 - Former Ohio Rep. James Traficant told a crowd that gathered to welcome him back to Youngstown, Ohio, after seven years in federal prison that the government had to cheat to convict him of bribery and racketeering.

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