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New evidence not linked to ex-death row inmate

Posted: 09/18/2008 - A prosecutor testified at a federal court hearing in Chattanooga a hair taken from the hand of a rape and murder victim in 1985 does not match the man who is trying to avoid a new trial in the slaying.

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Gasoline prices fall in Knoxville

Posted: 09/18/2008 - Gasoline prices in Knoxville are continuing to plunge after setting records over the weekend as the highest in the country.

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Officer who choked suspect fired

Posted: 09/18/2008 - A Mt. Juliet police officer who used a choking maneuver on a man he suspected of hiding marijuana in his mouth has been fired.

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Bredesen promises to prosecute those proven to have gouged prices

Updated: 09/17/2008 - AAA is asking for answers, and hundreds of people are demanding action after last Friday's run at the pumps spiked East Tennessee's gas prices, and Wednesday, Governor Phil Bredesen promised Tennessee he will prosecute anybody it can prove has gouged prices.

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Hearing set for former Tennessee death row inmate

Posted: 09/17/2008 - Attorneys working to avoid a retrial for a prisoner who spent 22 years on death row have subpoenaed a state judge and two prosecutors to testify at a federal court hearing.

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2 guns smuggled into East Tennessee jail

Posted: 09/17/2008 - Authorities in Morgan County and the Tennessee Department of Corrections are investigating the discovery of two guns that were smuggled into the Morgan County Correction Complex, according to the TDOC.

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Building nukes may push TVA debt limit

Posted: 09/17/2008 - The Tennessee Valley Authority's $30 billion debt limit could be strained if the federal utility decides to build more nuclear plants.

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AAA asks for explanation of costly fuel

Posted: 09/17/2008 - The East Tennessee affiliate of the American Automobile Club is asking why Knoxville area gasoline prices were the nation's highest following Hurricane Ike.

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Council members: Health care perk justifiable

Posted: 09/17/2008 - Some Metro Council members say a taxpayer-subsidized health insurance benefit they receive even after they leave the legislative body is a reasonable perk because of activities that effect time with their families and professional life.

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Lexington paper cuts 22 jobs

Posted: 09/17/2008 - The Lexington Herald-Leader announced Wednesday it is laying off 22 workers due to sharp revenue declines in the media industry.

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