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Tight job market sends more to college

Updated: 07/27/2009 - It's back to school time, for people avoiding the job market. Some are trying to start a new career, or putting more on their resume to look better than all the other applicants, and others are just plain avoiding the market for as long as possible.

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UPDATE: County employee resigns after allegedly stealing $7,400

Updated: 07/28/2009 - A former Knox County Solid Waste employee has resigned after admitting she stole $1,000 in cash that meant for a County bank account, but Knox County Engineering and Public Works Director Bruce Wuetrich says a review of records shows she stole more than $7,000 over the past year alone.

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Military recruiters seeing older, more educated men and women

Updated: 07/27/2009 - With unemployment higher than its been in decades and the job market shrinking, the military is seeing a whole new brand of recruit. And that recruit is older and in many cases, has been to college. And no longer are recruiters seeing mainly 18-year-olds fresh out of high school. In some cases, they're seeing better educated men and woman, looking for something corporate America can't provide.

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West Knoxville developer takes homeless problem into his own hands

Updated: 05/07/2013 - It's an issue across Knoxville, but some business owners in West Knoxville are taking it into their own hands. Letap Hospitality, a developer in Cedar Bluff, says his hotel complex was plagued by homeless people scavenging through the property. So, they called in a bulldozer.

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East Tenn. official resigns amid probe

Updated: 07/27/2009 - The special agent in charge of the Tennessee Highway Patrol's criminal investigations division in East Tennessee has resigned amid a probe into misused funds.

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Members commemorate the anniversary of church shooting

Updated: 05/07/2013 - KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WVLT) -- Members of the Tennessee Valley Unitarian Universalist Church say it's been a year of tough recovery. Sunday members of the church and community around them looked back at the past. Monday will be one year since a Sunday service was interrupted by gunfire, leaving two dead and six wounded.

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Gunman robs Cash Advance on N. Broadway

Posted: 07/25/2009 - Knoxville police officers are searching for an alleged armed robbery suspect after a clerk told them a man with a white grocery bag demanded money.

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Man stabbed after giving two others a ride

Posted: 07/25/2009 - A man says he picked up a couple of men from the Greyhound bus station early Saturday morning and before he realized what was happening, they attacked him.

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