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While state cuts spending, hundreds get overtime

Posted: 10/05/2009 - While officials have whacked state agency payrolls to deal with hard times, records for fiscal 2009 show more than 700 state workers each received more than $10,000 for working overtime.

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Newborn kidnapping investigation changes direction

Posted: 10/05/2009 - The safe recovery of a 4-day-old baby kidnapped by a knife-wielding woman is allowing investigators to examine other angles, like a phone call the kidnapper made after the infant's mother was stabbed.

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Claiborne Co. man charged with child rape

Posted: 10/05/2009 - A New Tazewell man is charged with child rape seven years after the alleged attack happened, according to a news release from the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation.

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Former Marine speaks at Memphis gay rights rally

Posted: 10/05/2009 - A former Marine who appears on a Memphis billboard promoting equality for gay people says ignorance and misunderstanding are the enemy -- not the people who exhibit the traits.

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$8K tax credit for qualified home buyers nears end

Updated: 10/05/2009 - If you're a first-time, or otherwise qualified home buyer looking to get in on Uncle Sam's tax credit, time is running out. More than 1.4 million buyers have already qualified. There are fewer than 60 days left now until the program will expire.

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Marlow VFD meets its rummage sale goal

Updated: 05/19/2011 - "It was a stretch goal, but we're very very pleased to have made it," says Chaplain Richard Pumphrey. "The past couple years the donations have been down because of the general economic conditions."

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Celebrations in Rio after 2016 Olympics win

Posted: 10/03/2009 - "It's going to be like Carnival for a long time." That's how one 22-year-old Brazilian student put it after learning that Rio de Janiero was selected by the International Olympic Committee to host the 2016 Summer Games.

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Loudon County Fire and Rescue Squad getting spooky support

Updated: 10/02/2009 - The All-Volunteer Loudon County Fire and Rescue Squad is getting some help from a spooky source. It's a new Halloween attraction that is, "certified haunted." That's according to the Spirit Hunters of Knoxville.

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Volunteer TV reporter sports wrong color of orange

Updated: 10/02/2009 - The Vols and the Tigers isn't as big of a rivalry it once was, but you know fans love to talk sports in this town. So we sent Stephen McLamb to do a gameday story. Only problem, Stephen went to Auburn!

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Ash flood v. cheap power: Impact beyond cleanup

Posted: 10/02/2009 - The new man in charge says TVA could have the coal ash flood cleaned up completely --in three years. But what will the true cost be, to the immediate neighbors, and to the rest of us--in the Tennessee Valley?

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Doctors tackle swine flu vaccine worries

Updated: 10/02/2009 - Nothing but good news, that's what the Knox County Health Department says it has heard about the H1N1 vaccine due out, starting next week.

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Cars on small Maryville street targeted by crooks

Updated: 10/02/2009 - Owners of cars parked on a Maryville street overnight...The latest victims of burglars. But it's a crime that can happen anywhere, anytime....like a high school or UT football game.

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