Top 5 Things to Know in East Tenn. Thursday

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1. A Sevier County mom who is accused of trying to set her baby on fire is set to appear in court Thursday. Police say the baby's father told them Becky A. Eury put the baby into a car seat and set it on fire. She is charged with reckless endangerment. To read more about it click here.

2. A campaign against youth obesity is extending its reach in East Tennessee. Thursday, a Tennessee 4-H and UnitedHealthcare initiative called "Move4-Health" will kick off. The donated money is being used to supply equipment, health ambassadors, and healthy-living forums.

3.Hundreds of residents in North Knox County woke up with no power Thursday morning after a tree knocked down power lines. KUB estimated it would take a couple of hours to retore it. To read more, click here.

4. There will be a meet and greet for a Kentucky coalminer who has made his mark on a national talent search show. Jimmy Rose will be at the Pizza Inn in Tazewell, TN at 6:00 p.m. Rose impressed the country with his original song "Coal Keeps the Lights On" this season on "America's Got Talent." To read more about him click here.

5. Grab your dancing shoes! Rutledge is holding a Festival Street Dance Thursday night. It will take place on the grounds at Rutledge Middle School at 7:00 p.m.

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