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Dept. of Energy "Fires" Oak Ridge Incinerator

Updated: 04/21/2009 - The Department of Energy is pulling the plug on Oak Ridge's controversial toxic waste incinerator. The DOE says it'll stop receiving waste by the end of April.

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Sources: Somali pirate suspect en route to NY

Posted: 04/20/2009 - U.S. officials say the sole surviving Somali pirate from the hostage-taking of Capt. Richard Phillips is en route to New York for a court appearance set for Tuesday.

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IBM 1Q profit slips but beats Street

Posted: 04/20/2009 - IBM Corp. says first-quarter earnings slipped to just under $2.3 billion, but still came in ahead of Wall Street's forecast.

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Man charged for failing to take injured dog to vet

Posted: 04/20/2009 - An East Tennessee man who dragged his recently adopted dog behind his truck and never took the injured animal to a veterinarian has been charged with animal cruelty.

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House bill would allow weapons in parks

Updated: 04/20/2009 - Right now the Tennessee House is hearing proposals on two bills that would allow you to carry a gun in local and state parks in Tennessee. A full house vote on both is scheduled in just hours.

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Sentencing resumes for man who killed SC student

Posted: 04/20/2009 - An attorney for a social worker hired to examine the Tennessee man who confessed to raping and killing a South Carolina college student says prosecutors intimidated his client.

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Federal stimulus money helps fund summer job program

Updated: 04/20/2009 - If you need a job and are between the ages of 14 and 24 listen up. You may qualify for a summer job program--that thanks to federal stimulus dollars will create about 1,500 new jobs in the East Tennessee area.

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Kingsport man injured in plane crash

Posted: 04/20/2009 - A Kingsport man has been injured in an ultralight airplane crash when the pilot attempted to land on a small air strip behind a residence and struck a fence.

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Fla. deputies catch escapees suspected in slaying

Posted: 04/19/2009 - Two men suspected of killing a woman after they broke out of a Florida jail were caught in Kentucky after deputies acting on a tip chased them down on foot and tackled them.

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