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UT donor name removed from athletics building

Updated: 01/25/2009 - The University of Tennessee has removed the name of a former payday loan mogul from an athletics building after he failed to follow through on a $2 million pledge.

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Six graduate from KPD Cadet Academy

Updated: 01/24/2009 - Six young men and women graduated from the Knoxville Police Department’s Cadet Academy on Friday night.

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Dog put down hours before owner retrieval

Updated: 01/25/2009 - An East Tennessee woman says animal control put her dog down, just hours before she came to reclaim the animal. Diana Applegate says the Oak Ridge Animal Shelter never told her the Rottweiler had a date with death.

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Bradley County Sheriff to seek congressional seat

Updated: 01/24/2009 - Bradley County Sheriff Tim Gobble says he will seek the Republican nomination for the 3rd Congressional District seat that Zach Wamp is vacating to run for governor in 2010

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Slumlord or trashy tenant? -- Protecting your rights when renting your home

Posted: 01/23/2009 - A State Representative has been charging 4 U-T students $1600 a month for a North Knoxville home that housing enforcement officers have condemned after finding 47 violations; including sewage draining into the basement. What rights/obligations do landlords and tenants have to each other?

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Sevier United Way doesn't reach goal

Updated: 01/23/2009 - Sevier county's United Way came up more than 50 percent short. And they've warned agencies and fire departments who depend on the donations to be prepared.

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A hidden health risk homeowners may not be aware of

Updated: 01/23/2009 - KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WVLT) ---If you're sealing up your home to conserve energy during these winter months, there's a greater risk for a hidden health threat you may not be aware of. The U.S. Surgeon General says radon is the second leading cause of lung cancer in the nation. The Tennessee Department of Health says the gas killed more than 20,000 Americans last year.

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Lawmaker still considering English driver's tests

Posted: 01/23/2009 - The sponsor of legislation that would require all written driver's license tests be given in English says he's optimistic about its chances despite a failed proposal to make English the mandatory language for all government business in Nashville.

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US approves 1st stem cell study for spinal injury

Posted: 01/23/2009 - It could be a major step forward for stem cell research when a U.S. biotech company begins what it says is the world's first study of a treatment based on human embryonic stem cells.

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