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`Telemedicine technology' expanding in Tennessee

Posted: 01/26/2009 - A medical video network will allow small-town doctors treating pregnant women at risk of losing their babies to consult electronically with obstetrics specialists in Knoxville and Chattanooga.

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John Deere cutting 700 jobs

Updated: 01/26/2009 - Knoxville (WVLT) - Farm equipment maker, John Deere and Company says it plans to cut nearly 700 jobs.

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Sprint Nextel slashing jobs

Posted: 01/26/2009 - Knoxville (WVLT) - Wireless communications giant, Sprint Nextel is slashing jobs.

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Smoky Mountains city goes green, saves it, too

Posted: 01/26/2009 - Officials in the Smoky Mountains gateway city of Gatlinburg say they saved more than 75 percent on their power bill this year by switching an elaborate winter lights display to light-emitting diodes.

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East Tennessee janitor pleads guilty in nuclear parts theft

Updated: 01/26/2009 - A former janitor accused of trying to sell broken nuclear weapons equipment from a shuttered Tennessee facility has pleaded guilty.

Roy Lynn Oakley pleaded guilty Monday to one count of disclosure of restricted data before a federal District Court judge in Knoxville.

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"March for Life" Anti-Abortion Rally

Updated: 01/26/2009 - Thirty-six years ago this week, the supreme court ruled it's legal for a woman to end her pregnancy. For many of those years, that's meant a march for life. This year's turnout has been larger than usual. One reason could be the recent actions of our new President Barack Obama.

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Shoals officials consider TVA land entity

Posted: 01/25/2009 - A proposal is being considered that would form a new group of Shoals elected officials to oversee the development of about 1,200 acres of Tennessee Valley Authority land once it's sold to the north Alabama community.

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Art found at Goodwill sells for thousands

Updated: 01/26/2009 - A chance find by a Goodwill worker in Nashville turned up a 100-year-old original water color painting worth more than $6,000.

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Karns church members pray for those without jobs

Posted: 01/25/2009 - KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WVLT) ---Members of a Karns church are praying for those who've lost jobs, and hope to do much more than holding a special prayer service for them.

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Imagination Library Turns 4

Updated: 01/25/2009 - KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WVLT) ---Knox County's Imagination Library turned four years old Saturday.

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Home makeover for Morristown family of 8

Updated: 01/25/2009 - A family of 8 went from living in a one room camper, to a brand new home. From the land, to the roof over their heads, everything was donated by their community in East Tennessee.

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East Tennesseans changing pets' lives

Updated: 01/25/2009 - KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WVLT)---Many East Tennesseans helped change some lucky pets' lives Saturday. The Young-Williams Animal Center in Knoxville participated in the nationwide event, Change A Pet's Life Day.

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Big Brothers Big Sisters' Appreciation Festival

Posted: 01/24/2009 - KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WVLT) ---A first-time festival means lots of fun and games for a special organization. Big brothers and Big Sisters of East Tennessee had it's initial member appreciation festival today at the smokies baseball park.

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Officer-Involved Shooting

Updated: 01/26/2009 - KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WVLT) ---Bean Station Police say one of their officers has shot and wounded a woman after a car chase from Grainger to Hawkins County.

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Five arrested, facing multiple charges following Morristown investigation

Updated: 01/24/2009 - KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WVLT) ---An investigation lasting several months in Morristown has five people facing a number of drug and weapons charges. Morristown Police say 22-year-old Kevin Michael Vinet, 27-year-old Preston E. Blanton, 25-year-old James McCloud and 20-year-old Amy Greir are in the Hamblen County Jail. Twenty-five-year-old Robert A. Johnson is out on a $100,000 bond.

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