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Tight job market sends more to college

Updated: 07/27/2009 - It's back to school time, for people avoiding the job market. Some are trying to start a new career, or putting more on their resume to look better than all the other applicants, and others are just plain avoiding the market for as long as possible.

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UPDATE: County employee resigns after allegedly stealing $7,400

Updated: 07/28/2009 - A former Knox County Solid Waste employee has resigned after admitting she stole $1,000 in cash that meant for a County bank account, but Knox County Engineering and Public Works Director Bruce Wuetrich says a review of records shows she stole more than $7,000 over the past year alone.

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Military recruiters seeing older, more educated men and women

Updated: 07/27/2009 - With unemployment higher than its been in decades and the job market shrinking, the military is seeing a whole new brand of recruit. And that recruit is older and in many cases, has been to college. And no longer are recruiters seeing mainly 18-year-olds fresh out of high school. In some cases, they're seeing better educated men and woman, looking for something corporate America can't provide.

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West Knoxville developer takes homeless problem into his own hands

Updated: 05/07/2013 - It's an issue across Knoxville, but some business owners in West Knoxville are taking it into their own hands. Letap Hospitality, a developer in Cedar Bluff, says his hotel complex was plagued by homeless people scavenging through the property. So, they called in a bulldozer.

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East Tenn. official resigns amid probe

Updated: 07/27/2009 - The special agent in charge of the Tennessee Highway Patrol's criminal investigations division in East Tennessee has resigned amid a probe into misused funds.

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Members commemorate the anniversary of church shooting

Updated: 05/07/2013 - KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WVLT) -- Members of the Tennessee Valley Unitarian Universalist Church say it's been a year of tough recovery. Sunday members of the church and community around them looked back at the past. Monday will be one year since a Sunday service was interrupted by gunfire, leaving two dead and six wounded.

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Gunman robs Cash Advance on N. Broadway

Posted: 07/25/2009 - Knoxville police officers are searching for an alleged armed robbery suspect after a clerk told them a man with a white grocery bag demanded money.

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Man stabbed after giving two others a ride

Posted: 07/25/2009 - A man says he picked up a couple of men from the Greyhound bus station early Saturday morning and before he realized what was happening, they attacked him.

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Cabins sell for cheap at Sevierville auction

Updated: 07/25/2009 - SEVIER COUNTY, Tenn. (WVLT) -- When it comes to housing, the economy makes it a buyer's market. Buyers came from East Tennessee and beyond Saturday with the hopes of finding a great bargain on one of more than 50 cabins in Sevier County. It was an auction call more than 200 anxious buyers couldn't let pass up.

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Porn mogul's son pleads not guilty to murder

Posted: 07/24/2009 - The son of a late San Francisco pornography mogul has pleaded not guilty to charges that he murdered his ex-girlfriend and kidnapped their 1-year-old daughter.

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Dead zone much smaller than predicted

Posted: 07/24/2009 - The "dead zone" off the Louisiana coast, where there is too little oxygen in the water for anything to live, is less than half the size predicted earlier this year and one of the smallest since measurements began in 1985.

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