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Latest on embattled Knox County Law Director

Updated: 06/11/2009 - Knox County Law Director Bill Lockett has not yet resigned, though if the county commission gets their way, the embattled official who has admitted to taking thousands from his former law firm would be out of a job in five days.

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Docking for dollars

Updated: 06/12/2009 - Head Basketball Coach Bruce Pearl put down the basketball Wednesday and took a group of kids on his boat to raise money and bring awareness to the parks and greenways here in East Tennessee. Sea Ray also helped with the fundraiser by showing off their new technology and proving that it's so easy a kid can do it!

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Knox Co. Commission votes to censure Law Director Lockett over admitted theft

Updated: 06/10/2009 - Knox County Commission voted Wednesday in a special called meeting to censure Knox County Law Director Bill Lockett, after he admitted pocketing thousands of dollars that should have gone to the law firm he worked for in 2005. The vote was 16-1, with Commissioner Greg "Lumpy" Lambert casting the lone "no" vote.

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High court won't block Chrysler sale

Posted: 06/10/2009 - The Supreme Court has cleared the way for Chrysler's sale to Fiat, turning down a last-ditch bid by opponents of the deal.

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Rocker Summer gets judge's OK for drug rehab

Posted: 06/10/2009 - A judge in Indianapolis has given late-1980s pop artist Henry Lee Summer permission to undergo drug rehabilitation in Nashville, Tenn., while he awaits trial on a felony count of methamphetamine possession and other charges.

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Anti-bond road builders host Ramsey fundraiser

Posted: 06/10/2009 - Tennessee road builders, who are lobbying against Gov. Phil Bredesen's plan to issue bonds to pay for bridge projects around the state, have held a fundraiser for Republican Senate Speaker Ron Ramsey's gubernatorial campaign.

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Wis. congressional members, GM execs to meet

Posted: 06/10/2009 - Four members of Wisconsin's congressional delegation plan to meet with General Motors Corp. executives to discuss the possibility of reopening GM's Janesville plant.

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Tourist says alleged rape victim didn't try to get help

Updated: 06/09/2009 - An Englishman, on vacation with his wife in Sevier County, is the latest witness to come forward and say the woman who says she was raped in a remote Sevier County cabin, did nothing to get help.

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