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The House of Representatives voted on Thursday to pass a bill that would grant statehood to Washington, DC, a Democratic priority that faces obstacles to final passage even with the party now in control of both chambers of Congress and the White House.

The number of Americans applying for unemployment aid fell last week to 547,000, a new low since the pandemic struck and a further encouraging sign that layoffs are slowing on the strength of an improving job market.

From allergy complaints to stomach bugs, watch this week's What's Going Around to learn what clinics in your community are treating. 

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District Attorney General Charme Allen said Wednesday that she determined Knoxville police Officer Jonathon Clabough was justifiable in fatally shooting 17-year-old Anthony J. Thompson Jr. under Tennessee’s self-defense law.

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The university is offering camps and other summer programs focusing on music, the arts, sports and other learning opportunities, such as American Sign Language lessons, a graphic design workshop, architecture and aviation camps, and more.