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30 calls before wrong-way crash on I-75

Posted: 01/05/2010 - About 30 calls were made to 911 dispatchers about a car traveling the wrong way on Interstate 75 before a crash that killed three people in East Tennessee.

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Stimulus-funded jobs coming to Hancock County

Posted: 01/05/2010 - Tennessee Gov. Phil Bredesen has announced that Hancock County will become the third county where the state will use federal stimulus money to help reduce the unemployment rate.

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Local program helps families keep their heat on during tough times

Heat Help

Updated: 01/05/2010 - It may be heat you're looking for, but could turning up your thermostat burn you in the long run? It's a tough choice many of you have to make between paying for heat, or putting food on the table. But there's a program that provides assistance to keep your family warm and your bills paid.

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Will zero-tolerance policy be instituted for UT athletes with guns?

Updated: 01/05/2010 - Head Coach Bruce Pearl said they're still waiting for all the facts before deciding the players' ultimate fate. But here's what we do know. Having a weapon outside school property can be much different than having one on-campus. And currently, unlike drug policies, athletes and guns remains a gray area.

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30 calls before wrong-way crash on I-75

Posted: 01/05/2010 - About 30 calls were made to 911 dispatchers about a car traveling the wrong way on Interstate 75 before a crash that killed three people in East Tennessee.

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Keeping out the chill out locks allergens in

Updated: 01/05/2010 - Your windows are shut and your heat is cranked up- it's a way of life for many East Tennesseans during these below freezing times, but as Volunteer TV's Rebecca Solomon found out, lack of air ventilation in your home could cause you some dangerous health risks.

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TVA operating hydroelectric at full capacity

Posted: 01/05/2010 - The Tennessee Valley Authority is starting the new year with its 29 hydroelectric dams running around the clock for the first time in three years.

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State attorney General sues cigarette manufacturer

Posted: 01/05/2010 - Tennessee's attorney general is seeking an injunction that would require a Colombian cigarette manufacturer to make back payments of $300,000 to the state and pay penalties.

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Ousted Commissioner Moore planning another Commission bid

Updated: 01/05/2010 - Ousted Knox County Commissioner Scott Moore picked up a petition to run for Knox County Commission in this year's election as an independent in the 7th district, according to the Knox County Election Commission. Moore was previously elected in the 7th district.

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Man killed in accident

Updated: 01/04/2010 - One person is dead following a single-vehicle crash on Central Avenue Pike near Murray.

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East Tennesseans prepare for snow

Updated: 01/05/2010 - A four letter word is all the talk at some Knoxville hardware stores: snow. Volunteer TV's Senior Meteorologist Megan Campbell says a storm system expected to arrive later this week won't be a blizzard, but will bring measurable snowfall.

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90 Alcoa workers losing their jobs

Updated: 01/04/2010 - Alcoa Aluminum announced Monday that it is offering voluntary severance packages employees, in order to eliminate 90 currently-filled positions in the Rigid Packaging Division of Alcoa's Blount County plant. Alcoa spokesperson Christy Newman says if fewer than 90 people take the voluntary severance, Alcoa will have to resort to involuntary layoffs.

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Checking up on elderly while temps are low

Updated: 01/04/2010 - Freezing temperatures are particularly tough on our area's elderly who are shut inside. That's where the Volunteer spirit comes to the rescue in East Tennessee.

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Man with Alzheimer's freezes to death

Posted: 01/04/2010 - Nashville police say an 81-year-old man with Alzheimer's disease froze to death after he wandered outside in bitter cold weather.

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