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WBIR-TV Knoxville
TN Gridiron Scouting hosts skills campTennessee Gridiron Scouting put on another skills camp, this time in Knoxville,
TN Gridiron Scouting hosts skills camp
WBIR-TV Knoxville / Posted 54 minutes ago
Tennessee Gridiron Scouting put on another skills camp, this time in Knoxville, on Sunday at Johnny Long Training Academy. Middle and high school athletes were put through drills and received instruction from former college and professional players... Read more
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FOX 11 Tucson
Traffic ticket? State lawmaker says no problem, just burn itto ignore them. "What do you do if you get one? Throw it in the trash. Persona
Traffic ticket? State lawmaker says no problem, just burn it
FOX 11 Tucson / Posted 6 hours ago
to ignore them. "What do you do if you get one? Throw it in the trash. Personally, I prefer to burn mine," he said. Knoxville Police Chief David Rausch said in an email Thursday to the Knoxville News Sentinel (http://bit.ly/1TH1DkL) that... Read more
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Knoxville News Sentinel
Military burial planned in Knox County for four unclaimed veteransCounty, she grew up in Loudon and served in the Air Force from April 15, 1986,
Military burial planned in Knox County for four unclaimed veterans
Knoxville News Sentinel / Posted 7 hours ago
County, she grew up in Loudon and served in the Air Force from April 15, 1986, to July 31, 1992. She died Feb. 7, 2016, in Knoxville. Spec. 4th Class Leonard David Fairchild Jr. Born Feb. 18, 1945, in Lenoir, N.C., he served in the Army from Nov.... Read more
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WBIR-TV Knoxville
Naloxone administered in car crashPolice have identified the driver and passenger in a North Knoxville DUI-relate
Naloxone administered in car crash
WBIR-TV Knoxville / Posted 10 hours ago
Police have identified the driver and passenger in a North Knoxville DUI-related crash. It happened Saturday evening on North Broadway near the Kenjo Market. Authorities observed a Chevy Malibu, driven by Scott Trombley of Knoxville, exit Cecil... Read more
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Brown University Athletics
Track & Field’s Williams Qualifies for NCAA Championship at East PreliminaryPeabody (Aptos, Calif.) competed in the 1,500 meters and finished in a time of
Track & Field’s Williams Qualifies for NCAA Championship at East Preliminary
Brown University Athletics / Posted 16 hours ago
Peabody (Aptos, Calif.) competed in the 1,500 meters and finished in a time of 4:52.29, and Shanelle DeJournett (Knoxville, Tenn.) placed 32nd in the high jump with a cleared height of 1.66m. Williams will compete at the NCAA... Read more
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Knoxville News Sentinel
Marriage licensesKhari Lane Abdulla, 45, Kimberly Joanna Noce Whitlock, 47, Knoxville Russell H
Marriage licenses
Knoxville News Sentinel / Posted 16 hours ago
Khari Lane Abdulla, 45, Kimberly Joanna Noce Whitlock, 47, Knoxville Russell Hamdi Aqqad, 32, Bethany Rachael Elliott, 29, Knoxville Christopher Nicholas Armstrong, 47, Gina Rae Flynn, 48, Knoxville Kaye Marie Beatty, 21, Dylan Shane Draughn, 24,... Read more
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Knoxville News Sentinel
BirthsUniversity Tennessee Medical Center Derek and Anna Wilson, Knoxville, a boy, B
Births
Knoxville News Sentinel / Posted 16 hours ago
University Tennessee Medical Center Derek and Anna Wilson, Knoxville, a boy, Brenner David Ryan and Carol Adamson, Oak Ridge, a boy, George Ryan Jesse and Allison Hedrick, Kodak, a boy, William Harold Jonathan and Angelique Watson, Knoxville, a... Read more
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WBIR-TV Knoxville
Zoo Knoxville offers cheaper children's admission to promote saving for collegeKNOXVILLE - On Sunday May 29, Zoo Knoxville is offering a cheaper cost for chil
Zoo Knoxville offers cheaper children's admission to promote saving for college
WBIR-TV Knoxville / Posted 17 hours ago
KNOXVILLE - On Sunday May 29, Zoo Knoxville is offering a cheaper cost for children's admission tickets. The lower price is an incentive to encourage parents to start saving for their child's education. This is a partnership between Zoo Knoxville... Read more
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Chattanooga Times Free Press
Could Baylor University firing Art Briles signal a needed trend?Miss football one day cost Hugh Freeze his job? Should Tennessee fans worry ab
Could Baylor University firing Art Briles signal a needed trend?
Chattanooga Times Free Press / Posted 23 hours ago
Miss football one day cost Hugh Freeze his job? Should Tennessee fans worry about Butch Jones' cozy relationship with the Knoxville police department now that the Baylor investigation cited a similarly chummy dynamic between Briles and Waco... Read more
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Chattanooga Times Free Press
Full list of 2016 Chattanooga area high school valedictoriansCollege: Bryan College - Major: Undecided BLEDSOE COUNTY - Name: Peyton Whit
Full list of 2016 Chattanooga area high school valedictorians
Chattanooga Times Free Press / Posted 23 hours ago
College: Bryan College - Major: Undecided BLEDSOE COUNTY - Name: Peyton White - College: University of Tennessee at Knoxville - Major: Linguistics BOYD-BUCHANAN - Name: Nathan Abbott - College: University of Tennessee at Knoxville -... Read more
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Knoxville News Sentinel
Officers save driver who OD’d on heroin, wrecked carKNOXVILLE — Police officers and first responders gave the anti-overdose drug na
Officers save driver who OD’d on heroin, wrecked car
Knoxville News Sentinel / Posted 23 hours ago
KNOXVILLE — Police officers and first responders gave the anti-overdose drug naloxone to a driver and a passenger who police said crashed a car into a gas station Saturday afternoon in North Knoxville. At 5:33 p.m., a Knoxville Police Department... Read more
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The Chattanoogan
Chicago Fire Wins Steinbrecher Cup 2-1 In Overtimewill have a quick turn around for their next game as they continue in the Open
Chicago Fire Wins Steinbrecher Cup 2-1 In Overtime
The Chattanoogan / Posted yesterday
will have a quick turn around for their next game as they continue in the Open Cup tournament hosting Harrisburg City Islanders Wednesday at 7:30. The season continues with home games on June 4 and 7 against Memphis City FC and Knoxvil... Read more
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The Advocate
Rheta Johnson: Why some people live like they dowith young people who know things, mostly because they read. It’s impossible to
Rheta Johnson: Why some people live like they do
The Advocate / Posted yesterday
with young people who know things, mostly because they read. It’s impossible to give up on 30-somethings when Jake Mabe, of Knoxville, my columnist friend, knows about baseball, the Louvin Brothers and the writer Jean Shepherd. Or when reporter and... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
Peoria officers went home while on duty, report at center of lawsuit revealsinvestigation files in a grocery store parking lot. A Peoria Heights man who h
Peoria officers went home while on duty, report at center of lawsuit reveals
Peoria Journal Star / Posted yesterday
investigation files in a grocery store parking lot. A Peoria Heights man who had been panhandling outside the Kroger on Knoxville Avenue near the Illinois Route 6 interchange found a thick black binder marked “confidential” shortly after a man... Read more
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Athens Banner-Herald
Ronda Rich: Southern life can be 'just ducky'NASCAR’s Hall of Fame induction amidst the sport’s royalty in Charlotte, Music
Ronda Rich: Southern life can be 'just ducky'
Athens Banner-Herald / Posted yesterday
NASCAR’s Hall of Fame induction amidst the sport’s royalty in Charlotte, Music Row in Nashville, the Biscuit Festival in Knoxville, the Biltmore House and Grove Park Inn in Asheville, William Faulkner’s house and grave in Oxford, the Tallahatchie... Read more
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Al.com
Auburn softball vs. Arizona: NCAA super regional live updatesThe Tigers (52-9) are seeded fourth nationally and won the Auburn Regional last
Auburn softball vs. Arizona: NCAA super regional live updates
Al.com / Posted yesterday
The Tigers (52-9) are seeded fourth nationally and won the Auburn Regional last weekend by beating Jacksonville State twice and USC Upstate once. -- Arizona (39-19) knocked off Tennessee twice and Ohio State once to win the Knoxville... Read more
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Knoxville News Sentinel
Knoxville Scouts decorate veterans’ graves for Memorial DayDaniel Hoffmeister, 17, decorates veterans' graves for Memorial Day with other
Knoxville Scouts decorate veterans’ graves for Memorial Day
Knoxville News Sentinel / Posted yesterday
Daniel Hoffmeister, 17, decorates veterans' graves for Memorial Day with other Boy Scouts and volunteers at the Knoxville National Cemetery on Saturday, May 28, 2016. (CAITIE MCMEKIN/NEWS SENTINEL) Army veteran Sue Leaver decorates veterans' graves... Read more
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Knoxville News Sentinel
Destination Imagination students try building Ford of the futureParticipants present their entry in the Try DI: Powered by Ford challenge to ju
Destination Imagination students try building Ford of the future
Knoxville News Sentinel / Posted yesterday
Participants present their entry in the Try DI: Powered by Ford challenge to judges at World's Fair Park in Knoxville on Saturday, May 28, 2016. More than 8,000 students from the U.S. and 20 other countries are participating in this week's Global... Read more
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The Journal-Standard
News & Views: Stephenson County Farm Bureau offers new member discountsagencies, and many other agencies and entities watch their futures hang in limb
News & Views: Stephenson County Farm Bureau offers new member discounts
The Journal-Standard / Posted yesterday
agencies, and many other agencies and entities watch their futures hang in limbo.I read last week that my alma mater, Knoxville High School, is one of the five districts in their area (out of nine) that won’t have enough reserves to finish the... Read more
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Knoxville News Sentinel
Second passenger in Wednesday crash diesCounty and Knox County when his car slammed into a pickup truck about 2:40 p.m.
Second passenger in Wednesday crash dies
Knoxville News Sentinel / Posted yesterday
County and Knox County when his car slammed into a pickup truck about 2:40 p.m. Wednesday, killing Kevin Bradley, 27, of Knoxville. Authorities found marijuana, crack cocaine, cash and powder cocaine on Coffey. Bradley, who owned a landscaping... Read more
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WREG-TV Memphis
Tennessee lawmaker sets traffic camera ticket on fire, urges citizens to ignore themto ignore them. “What do you do if you get one? Throw it in the trash. Persona
Tennessee lawmaker sets traffic camera ticket on fire, urges citizens to ignore them
WREG-TV Memphis / Posted yesterday
to ignore them. “What do you do if you get one? Throw it in the trash. Personally, I prefer to burn mine,” he said. Knoxville Police Chief David Rausch said in an email Thursday to the Knoxville News Sentinel that might not be a good... Read more
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KELO Sioux Falls
7 Items You Should Never Buy UsedKnoxville (WATE) From WATE When the weather is good, especially on the weekend
7 Items You Should Never Buy Used
KELO Sioux Falls / Posted yesterday
Knoxville (WATE) From WATE When the weather is good, especially on the weekend, chances are you will find a garage sale. Buying used items is one of the top ways to consistently save money, but not every used item has value and you should avoid... Read more
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WBIR-TV Knoxville
All lanes of I40 East back open after overnight crasheast were shut down for several hours overnight after a crash near the I-275 in
All lanes of I40 East back open after overnight crash
WBIR-TV Knoxville / Posted yesterday
east were shut down for several hours overnight after a crash near the I-275 interchange, according to a release from the Knoxville Police Department. Around 1:30 this morning , KPD says two cars collided causing an SUV to roll onto its top. The... Read more
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Knoxville News Sentinel
Blount breaking ground for rebuilt memorial to war deadBurke Pinnell, president of Hickory Construction, which is building the memoria
Blount breaking ground for rebuilt memorial to war dead
Knoxville News Sentinel / Posted yesterday
Burke Pinnell, president of Hickory Construction, which is building the memorial as well as making an in-kind donation. Knoxville-based Red Chair Architects created the design. It includes a Veterans Walk of Honor, a permanent commemorative... Read more
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Knoxville News Sentinel
Destination Imagination finals wrap up todaythe world dance at the Destination Imagination Duct Tape Costume Ball at Thomps
Destination Imagination finals wrap up today
Knoxville News Sentinel / Posted yesterday
the world dance at the Destination Imagination Duct Tape Costume Ball at Thompson-Boling Arena Friday, May 27, 2016, in Knoxville, Tenn. (WADE PAYNE/SPECIAL TO THE NEWS SENTINEL) A kid on stilts with a costume made of duct tape is seen at the... Read more
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Knoxville News Sentinel
Embattled DNC chair to visit Knoxville on ThursdayDebbie Wasserman Schultz, chair of the Democratic National Committee, will be i
Embattled DNC chair to visit Knoxville on Thursday
Knoxville News Sentinel / Posted yesterday
Debbie Wasserman Schultz, chair of the Democratic National Committee, will be in Knoxville for a private fundraiser Thursday but will not attend a rally of Knox County Democrats as originally planned. The fundraiser will be at the home of Leanne and... Read more
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WFLX FOX 29
Officers praised for care of boy after mom's arrestKNOXVILLE, TN (RNN) - Three police officers have earned widespread praise for t
Officers praised for care of boy after mom's arrest
WFLX FOX 29 / Posted yesterday
KNOXVILLE, TN (RNN) - Three police officers have earned widespread praise for their handling of a sad situation involving a boy whose mother was arrested. The Knoxville Police Department posted Wednesday on Facebook that the officers identified as... Read more
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KHQ Spokane
Mad Minute stories from Friday, May 27thto ignore them. "What do you do if you get one? Throw it in the trash. Persona
Mad Minute stories from Friday, May 27th
KHQ Spokane / Posted yesterday
to ignore them. "What do you do if you get one? Throw it in the trash. Personally, I prefer to burn mine," he said. Knoxville Police Chief David Rausch said in an email Thursday to the Knoxville News Sentinel that might not be a good idea.... Read more
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Marshalltown Times-Republican
Larry Ballalatak, 68For condolences, please visit www.mitchellfh.com. Ph. 641-844-1234. Born Lawre
Larry Ballalatak, 68
Marshalltown Times-Republican / Posted yesterday
For condolences, please visit www.mitchellfh.com. Ph. 641-844-1234. Born Lawrence Ballalatak on March 8th, 1948, in Knoxville, Iowa, he was one of four children born to Joe and Kathryn (Welsh) Ballalatak. He graduated from the Albia High... Read more
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WBIR-TV Knoxville
Destination Imagination breaks records, brings in big bucksKNOXVILLE - As thousands of students from across the world come into the Knoxvi
Destination Imagination breaks records, brings in big bucks
WBIR-TV Knoxville / Posted yesterday
KNOXVILLE - As thousands of students from across the world come into the Knoxville Convention Center for the 16th annual Destination Imagination Global Finals, tens of millions of dollars pour into the city in revenue from visitors. According to... Read more
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Chattanooga Times Free Press
Families of service men killed in Chattanooga attack bond through griefduring Friday's Memorial Day service were two other service members. One was Ma
Families of service men killed in Chattanooga attack bond through grief
Chattanooga Times Free Press / Posted yesterday
during Friday's Memorial Day service were two other service members. One was Marine 1st Lt. Alexander Bonnyman Jr. of Knoxville. He was killed in 1943 during World War II at the Battle of Tarawa in the Gilbert Islands. The other honoree was... Read more
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The Arizona Republic
UA softball ready to go in Auburnchampionship win against Jacksonville State. The Wildcats are fresh off a win
UA softball ready to go in Auburn
The Arizona Republic / Posted 2 days ago
championship win against Jacksonville State. The Wildcats are fresh off a win in a different region of SEC country, up in Knoxville, Tenn., where UA upended the 13th-seed Volunteers to advance to this Super Regional round. The crowds were big... Read more
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Knoxville News Sentinel
Signs point way to historic West View cemeteriesA gravestone in Long View Cemetery rises above the weeds in Knoxville on Friday
Signs point way to historic West View cemeteries
Knoxville News Sentinel / Posted 2 days ago
A gravestone in Long View Cemetery rises above the weeds in Knoxville on Friday, May 27, 2016. The cemetery, which is one of seven in the historic West View Cemetery District, has been a struggle to maintain over the years, despite efforts of the... Read more
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Knoxville News Sentinel
Transcripts:Knoxville police officer made drug deals from police headquartersTranscripts of telephone calls and text messages to and from the phone of a for
Transcripts:Knoxville police officer made drug deals from police headquarters
Knoxville News Sentinel / Posted 2 days ago
Transcripts of telephone calls and text messages to and from the phone of a former Knoxville Police Department officer indicate he not only bought and sold drugs on duty but while at police headquarters, prosecutors say. Knox County prosecutors on... Read more
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WBIR-TV Knoxville
TN state rep. burns photo enforcement citations on Facebook Livehave the upper hand in this situation. And I think they have abused their power
TN state rep. burns photo enforcement citations on Facebook Live
WBIR-TV Knoxville / Posted 2 days ago
have the upper hand in this situation. And I think they have abused their power in many ways." 10News reached out to Knoxville Police to ask what the policy is for ignoring red light tickets. KPD chief David Rausch released a statement that... Read more
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The Chattanoogan
Tennessee Tourism Round Up For May 28-June 12can meet characters, hear mountain music and learn about life long ago in the S
Tennessee Tourism Round Up For May 28-June 12
The Chattanoogan / Posted 2 days ago
can meet characters, hear mountain music and learn about life long ago in the Smokies on the streets of Gatlinburg. Knoxville – The Concerts on the Square music series happens 7-9 p.m. ET Thursdays through June 30 on Market Square. The event... Read more
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Knoxville News Sentinel
Program that feeds seniors’ pets needs helpCAITIE MCMEKIN/NEWS SENTINEL Iva Chikosh holds her cat, Chiffon, in her apartme
Program that feeds seniors’ pets needs help
Knoxville News Sentinel / Posted 2 days ago
CAITIE MCMEKIN/NEWS SENTINEL Iva Chikosh holds her cat, Chiffon, in her apartment on Wednesday, May 18, 2016 in Knoxville. The Knoxville-Knox County Community Action Committee's Office on Aging has lost the primary supporter of a program that helps... Read more
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KAIT Jonesboro
Officers praised for care of boy after mom's arrestKNOXVILLE, TN (RNN) - Three police officers have earned widespread praise for t
Officers praised for care of boy after mom's arrest
KAIT Jonesboro / Posted 2 days ago
KNOXVILLE, TN (RNN) - Three police officers have earned widespread praise for their handling of a sad situation involving a boy whose mother was arrested. The Knoxville Police Department posted Wednesday on Facebook that the officers identified as... Read more
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Knoxville News Sentinel
TDEC: Knoxville College science building contaminated in mercury, ‘very dangerous place’City officials delayed emergency repair orders Friday on three Knoxville Colleg
TDEC: Knoxville College science building contaminated in mercury, ‘very dangerous place’
Knoxville News Sentinel / Posted 2 days ago
City officials delayed emergency repair orders Friday on three Knoxville College buildings, including a former science laboratory that state environmental officials said is a proposed Superfund site. The A.K. Stewart Science Building, the site of a... Read more
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Knoxville News Sentinel
Seat belt enforcement to increase for Memorial Day weekendThe Knoxville Police Department and the Tennessee Highway Safety Office are par
Seat belt enforcement to increase for Memorial Day weekend
Knoxville News Sentinel / Posted 2 days ago
The Knoxville Police Department and the Tennessee Highway Safety Office are partnering up to increase seat belt enforcement on Memorial Day weekend. Memorial Day weekend is one of the busiest travel weekends of the year, and will be the main focus... Read more
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WBIR-TV Knoxville
$7 million wrongful death lawsuit filed over July 4 incidentinjuries to herself and their two daughters. Lee Cromwell struck and fatally h
$7 million wrongful death lawsuit filed over July 4 incident
WBIR-TV Knoxville / Posted 2 days ago
injuries to herself and their two daughters. Lee Cromwell struck and fatally hit Robinson, 37, with his truck while the Knoxville man tried to protect his daughter from the speeding truck in the Oak Ridge parking lot. "In an act of heroism,... Read more
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Los Angeles Times
Saturday's TV highlights and weekend talk shows: 'A Bridge Too Far' and moreJam Country-music star Dierks Bentley performs new songs and old favorites at a
Saturday's TV highlights and weekend talk shows: 'A Bridge Too Far' and more
Los Angeles Times / Posted 2 days ago
Jam Country-music star Dierks Bentley performs new songs and old favorites at a surprise pop-up concert in Knoxville, Tenn., in this new episode. 9 p.m. CMT Outlander Claire and Jamie (Caitriona Balfe, Sam Heughan) try to drum up... Read more
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Memphis Commercial Appeal
Haslam: State emails on personal accounts were ‘inadvertent slip’email includes, for example, discussions of the state budget process, a state t
Haslam: State emails on personal accounts were ‘inadvertent slip’
Memphis Commercial Appeal / Posted 2 days ago
email includes, for example, discussions of the state budget process, a state tax policy proposal and an exchange with Knoxville Mayor Madeline Rogero involving a dispute between the city and the Tennessee Department of Transportation over... Read more
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KFVS 12 Cape Girardeau
Officers praised for care of boy after mom's arrestKNOXVILLE, TN (RNN) - Three police officers have earned widespread praise for t
Officers praised for care of boy after mom's arrest
KFVS 12 Cape Girardeau / Posted 2 days ago
KNOXVILLE, TN (RNN) - Three police officers have earned widespread praise for their handling of a sad situation involving a boy whose mother was arrested. The Knoxville Police Department posted Wednesday on Facebook that the officers identified as... Read more
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WECT 6 Wilmington
Officers praised for care of boy after mom's arrestKNOXVILLE, TN (RNN) - Three police officers have earned widespread praise for t
Officers praised for care of boy after mom's arrest
WECT 6 Wilmington / Posted 2 days ago
KNOXVILLE, TN (RNN) - Three police officers have earned widespread praise for their handling of a sad situation involving a boy whose mother was arrested. The Knoxville Police Department posted Wednesday on Facebook that the officers identified as... Read more
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14 WFIE Evansville
Officers praised for care of boy after mom's arrestKNOXVILLE, TN (RNN) - Three police officers have earned widespread praise for t
Officers praised for care of boy after mom's arrest
14 WFIE Evansville / Posted 2 days ago
KNOXVILLE, TN (RNN) - Three police officers have earned widespread praise for their handling of a sad situation involving a boy whose mother was arrested. The Knoxville Police Department posted Wednesday on Facebook that the officers identified as... Read more
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WSFA 12 Montgomery
Officers praised for care of boy after mom's arrestKNOXVILLE, TN (RNN) - Three police officers have earned widespread praise for t
Officers praised for care of boy after mom's arrest
WSFA 12 Montgomery / Posted 2 days ago
KNOXVILLE, TN (RNN) - Three police officers have earned widespread praise for their handling of a sad situation involving a boy whose mother was arrested. The Knoxville Police Department posted Wednesday on Facebook that the officers identified as... Read more
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KXXV Waco
Officers praised for care of boy after mom's arrestKNOXVILLE, TN (RNN) - Three police officers have earned widespread praise for t
Officers praised for care of boy after mom's arrest
KXXV Waco / Posted 2 days ago
KNOXVILLE, TN (RNN) - Three police officers have earned widespread praise for their handling of a sad situation involving a boy whose mother was arrested. The Knoxville Police Department posted Wednesday on Facebook that the officers identified as... Read more
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FOX 8 New Orleans
Officers praised for care of boy after mom's arrestKNOXVILLE, TN (RNN) - Three police officers have earned widespread praise for t
Officers praised for care of boy after mom's arrest
FOX 8 New Orleans / Posted 2 days ago
KNOXVILLE, TN (RNN) - Three police officers have earned widespread praise for their handling of a sad situation involving a boy whose mother was arrested. The Knoxville Police Department posted Wednesday on Facebook that the officers identified as... Read more
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KPLC Lake Charles
Officers praised for care of boy after mom's arrestKNOXVILLE, TN (RNN) - Three police officers have earned widespread praise for t
Officers praised for care of boy after mom's arrest
KPLC Lake Charles / Posted 2 days ago
KNOXVILLE, TN (RNN) - Three police officers have earned widespread praise for their handling of a sad situation involving a boy whose mother was arrested. The Knoxville Police Department posted Wednesday on Facebook that the officers identified as... Read more
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