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Mackay keeps his job as Knox County elections administrator

Updated: 06/29/2009 - Current Knox County Administrator of Elections Greg Mackay will keep his job, despite the fact that he's a Democrat and that Republicans control the five-member Election Commission that picks the Administrator.

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Boater killed in Friday accident identified

Posted: 06/29/2009 - The man whose body was found floating in Watts Bar Lake Friday afternoon after the jon boat he was on hit a barge has been identified as Jones B. Bare, 53 of Trap Hill, N.C.

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Missing 3-year-old pulled from lake

Updated: 06/28/2009 - The Knox County Sheriff's Office says a missing 3-year-old was pulled from the Fort Loudoun Lake Sunday night.

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Families swap vacations for "stay-cations"

Updated: 10/16/2009 - The recession's forced some East Tennesseans to vacation across town instead of across country. Families say tight budgets have them taking "stay-cations." And some tourist spots say that's already helped boost business.

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Michael Jackson Memorial in Gatlinburg

Updated: 06/27/2009 - Tourists and East Tennesseans have turned a decades old Gatlinburg exhibit into a memorial for the "King of Pop." The Guinness Book of World Records Museums featured an exhibit on Michael Jackson since the 1980s, but the museum's brought the life-like replica of the pop icon out front and center.

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House passes major energy-climate bill

Posted: 06/27/2009 - President Barack Obama says the Democratic-controlled House has taken a "bold and necessary step" toward reducing America's dependence on foreign oil and curbing pollutants that lead to global warming.

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Hundreds turn out for Relay for Life

Updated: 06/26/2009 - Hundreds of people went to World's Fair Park for the American Cancer Society's Relay for Life. It's a fundraiser to raise money and awareness for the fight against the disease. We talked with one survivor who shared her story.

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Family fights to keep TVA paying for housing, cleanup

Updated: 06/26/2009 - A Harriman couple is fighting to keep TVA paying to put them up in a rental home--where they've been since shortly after the coal ash flood three days before Christmas --citing fears for the health of a newborn daughter.

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