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TVA reservoirs above seasonal levels

Posted: 02/12/2010 - Tennessee Valley Authority reservoirs are above seasonal levels because of above-average rainfall last year.

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Kennedy won't run for re-election in RI

Posted: 02/12/2010 - With Rep. Patrick Kennedy's decision not to seek re-election, Washington will be left without a Kennedy in political office for the first time in more than 60 years.

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Harsh winter a hazard to E. Tenn. road budgets

Updated: 05/19/2011 - This winter's snows have pushed road and highway crews to their limits, or in some cases, past them. It’s especially true in some of East Tennessee’s outlying counties.

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Tenn. to lift cap on CoverKids enrollment

Posted: 02/12/2010 - Gov. Phil Bredesen is announcing that Tennessee will reopen enrollment in CoverKids, the state's health program for uninsured children, beginning next month.

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Stricter school security? Parents aren't sure

Updated: 02/11/2010 - Many parents are taking a closer look at school security after yesterday's shooting at Inskip Elementary. The Inskip school shooting took Roger McDonald back a year and a half.

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Knox County schools missed series of incidents in background checks

Posted: 02/11/2010 - 'Public trust' employees ace more background checks than many job applicants. But in two hours digging, Volunteer TV News has uncovered a series of incidents dating back to 1995 that, some say, should have raised serious questions to most anybody considering putting Mark Stephen Foster--in charge of 8-and 9-year-olds as fourth grade teacher at Inskip Elementary School.

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Well wishes left at school, as community heals

Updated: 02/11/2010 - On Thursday, a day after the shooting, Inskip Elementary was quiet; the only comings and goings were maintenance crews. But there's evidence some others have been here. Posters and balloons with well-wishes were left for Mrs. Luna and Ms. Brace.

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'Sundown in the City' simmers down

Updated: 02/11/2010 - Downtown Knoxville won't be hosting as many celebrations this spring, as 'Sundown in the City' is making some new changes. Instead of 12 shows, there will be five. Volunteer TV's Rebecca Solomon spoke with downtown businesses about 'Sundown in the City' scaling back- and found out sometimes less is more.

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Haslam launches TV campaign in Tenn. gov.'s race

Posted: 02/11/2010 - Knoxville Mayor Bill Haslam is drawing criticism from a fellow Republican gubernatorial candidate for tapping into his considerable campaign funds to launch a statewide television advertising campaign.

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