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Nashville approves gay protection proposal

Posted: 04/06/2011 - The city of Nashville has passed an anti-discrimination ordinance that would protect gays and lesbians who work for companies that contract with the city.

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Hundreds Spend One Day Without Shoes

Posted: 04/05/2011 - Hundreds of bare feet joined Altar'd State Christian Stores in Knoxville today with one goal: to raise awareness on how some children in third world countries live.

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Stock cars will keep racing in Nashville

Posted: 04/05/2011 - According to the Associated Press newspaper, the decision Tuesday came after months of debate about whether the property should host racing as it has since 1958.

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First lady plants pinwheel garden at Capitol

Posted: 04/05/2011 - First lady Crissy Haslam has planted a pinwheel garden at the Capitol to help start Child Abuse Prevention Month. Pinwheels have become a focal point of the annual awareness campaign, which is held each April.

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CAC services would be hurt by government shutdown

Updated: 04/04/2011 - The Knox County CAC would be severely impacted by a looming government shutdown. CAC officials doubt the budget impasse in Washington will lead to an actual shutdown, however.

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Former Gov. Ned McWherter dies at 80

Updated: 04/04/2011 - McWherter was governor from 1987 to 1995, following 20 years in the Legislature, 14 of them leading the House. He also was a political adviser to Bill Clinton during his presidency.

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Family marks 43rd anniversary of MLK assassination

Posted: 04/04/2011 - The eldest son of the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. is calling attention to workers' rights as the civil rights icon's family mourns the 43rd anniversary of his slaying.

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Proposal would allow multi-party nomination

Posted: 04/04/2011 - Republican Sen. Stacey Campfield of Knoxville wants to allow candidates to be listed on the ballot as the nominee of more than one political party.

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Friends, strangers mourn Chattanooga officer

Posted: 04/04/2011 - Friends, acquaintances and even strangers are mourning the death of a 27-year Chattanooga Police veteran who was killed on Saturday while responding to an armed robbery at a pawn shop.

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Kroger says data base with customer information breached

Posted: 04/01/2011 - Kroger sent an email to customers tonight saying the data base containing customers' names and email addresses has been breached. They say no other personal information was released, but customers may get spam email messages.

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FIRST Robotics Competition invades Knoxville

Updated: 04/04/2011 - In February we introduced you to a robotics team from Hardin Valley Academy who were preparing for their first regional competition. Well, the big day has come and Volunteer TV's Whitney Kent has more on how the big day went.

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101st general to address recent casualties

Posted: 03/31/2011 - Maj. Gen. John F. Campbell, commanding general of the 101st Airborne Division, will discuss recent casualties in eastern Afghanistan where he leads coalition forces in a tough fight with insurgents this spring.

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Arizona-style bill and E-Verify pass subcommittee

Posted: 03/31/2011 - A set of immigration bills that includes an Arizona-style law allowing local law enforcement agents to question suspects about their immigration status has passed a House subcommittee.

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Taxes going up in Anderson County to fund new jail

Updated: 03/30/2011 - Anderson County leaders say taxes are going up to fund construction of a new jail wing. The county mayor says more jail space is needed to avert a federal lawsuit.

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Gas up more than a penny last week

Updated: 03/28/2011 - Gas prices were up again in and around Knoxville, but not nearly as much as elsewhere in the nation.

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