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Another federal lawsuit filed against TVA

Posted: 02/18/2009 - The law firm associated with environmental activist Erin Brockovich has filed a federal lawsuit against the Tennessee Valley Authority as a result of the December coal ash spill.

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Gene test helps set more accurate drug dose

Posted: 02/18/2009 - Doctors may have found a more accurate way to give people the proper dose of a leading blood thinner that helps guard against heart attacks and strokes.

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New nurses' union would be nation's largest

Posted: 02/18/2009 - Three unions that together represent about 150,000 registered nurses said Wednesday they are forming a new organization that would be the nation's largest nurses' union.

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Ragsdale: Knox County is 'shovel ready' for stimulus

Posted: 02/18/2009 - Knox County Mayor Mike Ragsdale has drawn up a list of projects that could be underway in 2-3 months, provided Washington distributes stimulus money directly to local governments

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Keeping up with the peanut product recall

Updated: 02/18/2009 - With nearly 2,400 items on the list of recalled peanut products, it can be overwhelming to know if your family is safe from salmonella tainted food.

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Florida smoker's widow gets $6.3M in damages

Posted: 02/18/2009 - A Florida jury has ordered Philip Morris to pay $6.3 million in damages to the widow of a smoker who died of lung cancer in a case that could set a standard for some 8,000 similar lawsuits in the state.

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UT President John Petersen resigns

Updated: 02/19/2009 - University of Tennessee President John Petersen is stepping down. Petersen took office July 1, 2004.

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Frist launches K-12 education initiative

Posted: 02/18/2009 - Former U.S. Senate Majority Leader Bill Frist has launched a grassroots initiative aimed at accelerating K-12 education reform in Tennessee.

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US commander welcomes Obama decision on troops

Posted: 02/18/2009 - The top U.S. commander in Afghanistan is welcoming the White House decision to send more combat troops, saying they are needed to set the stage for a turnaround in the war.

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Ariz. paper sues band for using dead officer's pic

Posted: 02/18/2009 - An Arizona newspaper has filed suit accusing a local punk rock band of copyright infringement because it used a slain police officer's photo to illustrate its album.

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