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South Knoxville pawn shop robbed at gunpoint

Updated: 12/08/2008 - Two men stormed into a Chapman Highway pawn shop in South Knoxville late Monday morning and robbed the store at gunpoint, witnesses told police.

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Body found in Monroe County

Posted: 12/08/2008 - A Blount County newspaper carrier usually delivers the news, but Sunday morning, he found it. The Daily Times Newspaper delivery man found a body along his route on Old Highway 72 just before 8:00 am, near the Monroe and Loudon county lines.

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Economy boosts need for free coats

Updated: 12/06/2008 - KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WVLT) -- The plummeting economy's forced more families took seek help from falling temperatures. Knox area rescue ministries handed out more than 1,600 free coats in today's Coats for the Cold giveaway.

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Charged Blackwater guards ID'd: All decorated vets

Updated: 12/06/2008 - WASHINGTON (AP) -- The five Blackwater Worldwide guards indicted for a deadly 2007 Baghdad shooting are all decorated military veterans who have served in some of the world's most dangerous places.

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Ober Gatlinburg set to open ski resort Saturday

Updated: 12/05/2008 - Unbelievable how the weather can change from year to year. It was close to Christmas when Ober Gatlinburg opened last year because of unseasonably warm temperatures. But this year, the cold has moved in early.

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Loaded gun found at Austin-East, 2 students arrested

Updated: 12/05/2008 - Two Austin-East High School student have been arrested after a loaded handgun was found on campus, according to Knoxville Police spokesman Darrell DeBusk. One of the students arrested is 15-year-old. His identity has not been released, but DeBusk says he was taken to the Knox Count Juvenile Detention Center to await a hearing. The other student has been identified as Gerald Littlejohn, 18.

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Andrew Mann guilty of two counts of first degree murder

Posted: 12/05/2008 - A Knox County jury has convicted Andrew Mann of two counts of first degree murder, after deliberating for only ten minutes. The only question now is whether a man now 22-years-old will have any chance at freedom when he's in his seventies.

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Burglaries are up during the holidays! How not to become a victim.

Updated: 12/05/2008 - Christmas is a time of joy and celebration, but it's also a time of opportunity for “grinches” who are out to break in to homes. That's why the Knox County Sheriff's Office wants to give you a few tips to keep you from falling prey this holiday.

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A $1B trench? Cutting Tennessee's growing deficit

Updated: 12/04/2008 - Tennessee's sales tax growth last month was its lowest in 47 years. It puts Tennessee revenue $300 million so far this budget year, which puts the state on track to be $1 billion short in a $30 billion budget. Lawmakers suggest that once-sacred programs, particularly education, may not be spared.

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