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UT assures students H1N1 flu not rampant on campus

Posted: 08/25/2009 - On Monday evening, UT’s Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs and Director of the Student Health Service sent a campus wide email. The email specifically said that while there have been some diagnosed cases on campus, the strain of the flu was not rampant.

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UPDATE: 3 dead following stand off in Hawkins County

Updated: 08/26/2009 - Authorities were investigating a possible murder-suicide on Tuesday after three people were found dead in a barn in rural northeastern Tennessee following a standoff with police.

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UT campus and students deal with H1N1 virus

Updated: 08/24/2009 - Dozens of students on the University of Tennessee campus may have the H-1-N-1 virus. School administrators expect the number of cases to increase, but they say they're prepared to handle it and are doing everything in their power to keep the virus from spreading.

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LIVE BLOG: Jurors finish day with no verdict in Cobbins' murder trial

Updated: 08/25/2009 - After the first day of deliberations, there was no verdict in the trial of accused killer Letavlis Cobbins. Cobbins, along with three others, is charged with killing Channon Christian and Christopher Newsom in January 2007. Volunteer TV's Mike McCarthy is at the courthouse, and he'll update this live blog as warranted and as jurors have questions that need to be asked of the judge. You can follow Mike's updates on Twitter, just follow @WVLT.

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Body found identified as Morristown woman

Posted: 08/24/2009 - Police have identified an eastern Tennessee woman as the person found dead off Interstate 81 and say a man was being questioned in the death.

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State officials hoping Lambuth stays independent

Posted: 08/23/2009 - Tennessee higher education officials say they're pulling for cash-strapped Lambuth University to remain independent despite talks of it being acquired by the University of Memphis.

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Lutherans to allow gay clergy: Knoxville responds

Updated: 08/24/2009 - Friday the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America voted on new rules for gay ministers. By a difference of a mere one hundred votes, ELCA will now allow gays be sexually active, in a committed relationship.

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Up to 10 UT students may have H1N1

Updated: 08/23/2009 - KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WVLT) -- The strain of swine flu, H1N1, is popping up back up around East Tennessee. Now students at the University of Tennessee are said to be infected.

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