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Knoxville News Sentinel
Democrats want to keep two seats on commission in 2016For a county that's overwhelmingly Republican, the two seats in Knox County Com
Democrats want to keep two seats on commission in 2016
Knoxville News Sentinel / Posted yesterday
For a county that's overwhelmingly Republican, the two seats in Knox County Commission's 1st and 2nd districts are the faint pulse of the Democratic Party. Knox County Democratic Party Chairman Cameron Brooks said the party is fighting especially... Read more
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Knoxville News Sentinel
Beyond bicentennial: Knoxville plans 10-month bash for 225th anniversaryKnoxville turns 225 years old in 2016, and the city will celebrate. Events foc
Beyond bicentennial: Knoxville plans 10-month bash for 225th anniversary
Knoxville News Sentinel / Posted yesterday
Knoxville turns 225 years old in 2016, and the city will celebrate. Events focusing on Knoxville history plus programs highlighting area arts and cultural attractions will be held over 10 months, city and tourism officials said at a Friday news... Read more
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Knoxville News Sentinel
Rogero: Time for Knoxville to update coliseumKnoxville Mayor Madeline Rogero recommended the city move forward Friday with a
Rogero: Time for Knoxville to update coliseum
Knoxville News Sentinel / Posted 2 days ago
Knoxville Mayor Madeline Rogero recommended the city move forward Friday with a plan to upgrade the Knoxville Civic Auditorium and Coliseum on its current site. Rogero told City Council members she wants to renovate the existing auditorium and... Read more
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Knoxville News Sentinel
Knoxville’s sales tax revenue upKnoxville's sales tax revenue is coming in higher than projected this year, whi
Knoxville’s sales tax revenue up
Knoxville News Sentinel / Posted 2 days ago
Knoxville's sales tax revenue is coming in higher than projected this year, which could help offset nearly $10 million the city spent on the former state Supreme Court site and to lure Regal Entertainment to the South Waterfront. "We had forecast... Read more
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Knoxville News Sentinel
Mayor says she wants to renovate Knoxville Civic Coliseum Knoxville Mayor Madeline Rogero welcomes attendees to a public meeting discus
Mayor says she wants to renovate Knoxville Civic Coliseum
Knoxville News Sentinel / Posted 2 days ago
Knoxville Mayor Madeline Rogero welcomes attendees to a public meeting discussing the findings of a feasibility study at the Knoxville Civic Auditorium on Thursday, Jan. 14, 2016. City... Read more
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Knoxville News Sentinel
Mayor says she wants to renovate Knoxville Civic ColiseumKNOXVILLE — Mayor Madeline Rogero said Friday she wants to renovate the Knoxvil
Mayor says she wants to renovate Knoxville Civic Coliseum
Knoxville News Sentinel / Posted 2 days ago
KNOXVILLE — Mayor Madeline Rogero said Friday she wants to renovate the Knoxville Civic Auditorium and Coliseum and is exploring the city's options to finance the upgrades to the 55-year-old public facility. Rogero told City Council members at their... Read more
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Knoxville News Sentinel
City: Magnolia Avenue plan has public supportThe first time city officials heard negative feedback on the plan to upgrade a
City: Magnolia Avenue plan has public support
Knoxville News Sentinel / Posted 4 days ago
The first time city officials heard negative feedback on the plan to upgrade a six-block section of Magnolia Avenue was two weeks ago at a public meeting, Bill Lyons, deputy to Knoxville Mayor Madeline Rogero, said Wednesday. Over the past nine... Read more
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Knoxville News Sentinel
E. Knoxville residents speak out against streetscape plan, community’s treatmentAmelia Parker's frustration hit such a pique Tuesday evening that by the end of
E. Knoxville residents speak out against streetscape plan, community’s treatment
Knoxville News Sentinel / Posted 5 days ago
Amelia Parker's frustration hit such a pique Tuesday evening that by the end of her five-minute remarks to Knoxville City Council members, she shouted and banged her fist on the lectern. "Tonight we're talking about committing $3 or $4 million to... Read more
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Knoxville News Sentinel
PolitiKnox Insider: Candidate Rick Staples takes snubs in strideThe League of Women Voters forum was a straightforward affair Thursday, with Li
PolitiKnox Insider: Candidate Rick Staples takes snubs in stride
Knoxville News Sentinel / Posted 5 days ago
The League of Women Voters forum was a straightforward affair Thursday, with Liza Zenni acting as moderator in the Emporium Center in the 100 block of Gay Street. The building is a venue and creative space for artists. Zenni is the director of the... Read more
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Knoxville News Sentinel
“Stop the Violence” forum sparks emotional exchangesEmotions were raw among a near-capacity crowd at a community forum on gang viol
“Stop the Violence” forum sparks emotional exchanges
Knoxville News Sentinel / Posted 11 days ago
Emotions were raw among a near-capacity crowd at a community forum on gang violence carried live by local news outlets Wednesday night from the Fulton High School auditorium. The event was billed as an opportunity to seek solutions to the recent... Read more
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Knoxville News Sentinel
Knoxville sees uptick in building permitsKnoxville issued 23 percent more building permits in 2015 over the previous yea
Knoxville sees uptick in building permits
Knoxville News Sentinel / Posted 12 days ago
Knoxville issued 23 percent more building permits in 2015 over the previous year, totalling $360 million in construction projects, city officials announced Tuesday. That investment is at an eight-year high for the city, and up $105 million over last... Read more
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Knoxville News Sentinel
Knoxville sees $105M uptick in building permitsKNOXVILLE — The city issued 23 percent more building permits in 2015 over the p
Knoxville sees $105M uptick in building permits
Knoxville News Sentinel / Posted 12 days ago
KNOXVILLE — The city issued 23 percent more building permits in 2015 over the previous year, totalling $360 million in construction projects, officials announced Tuesday. The construction total is up $105 million over 2014 — mostly because of... Read more
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Knoxville News Sentinel
Rogero to name Knoxville’s first poet laureate this summerKnoxville Mayor Madeline Rogero announced Monday the city soon will have its ow
Rogero to name Knoxville’s first poet laureate this summer
Knoxville News Sentinel / Posted 13 days ago
Knoxville Mayor Madeline Rogero announced Monday the city soon will have its own poet laureate. The title will go to a writer nominated by a committee of the Arts & Culture Alliance of Greater Knoxville, with a final appointment by... Read more
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Knoxville News Sentinel
Rogero promotes PARC director to head of city’s community relationsKNOXVILLE — Knoxville Mayor Madeline Rogero has promoted Avice Reid, who heads
Rogero promotes PARC director to head of city’s community relations
Knoxville News Sentinel / Posted 19 days ago
KNOXVILLE — Knoxville Mayor Madeline Rogero has promoted Avice Reid, who heads the city's Police Advisory and Review Committee, to senior director of community relations. Reid takes over for Thomas "Tank" Strickland, whose tenure as a liaison... Read more
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Knoxville News Sentinel
Bitter temperatures don’t deter MLK crowdSmall children huddled under blankets and stood bundled in heavy coats and mitt
Bitter temperatures don’t deter MLK crowd
Knoxville News Sentinel / Posted 20 days ago
Small children huddled under blankets and stood bundled in heavy coats and mittens along Martin Luther King Jr. Avenue in brutal winter cold Monday. Though temperatures hovered around 18 degrees, it did little to deter the hundreds of people who... Read more
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Knoxville News Sentinel
Consultant: Replace Knoxville Civic Coliseum, renovate auditoriumIf the Knoxville Civic Auditorium and Coliseum aren't rebuilt, a consultant tol
Consultant: Replace Knoxville Civic Coliseum, renovate auditorium
Knoxville News Sentinel / Posted 24 days ago
If the Knoxville Civic Auditorium and Coliseum aren't rebuilt, a consultant told a crowd of at least 200 people Thursday, a significant renovation is needed. "It's not state-of-the-industry, at all," Bill Krueger, principal of Conventions, Sports... Read more
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Knoxville News Sentinel
Celebrating equalityMore than 100 people gathered Wednesday to pray for racial unity and equality a
Celebrating equality
Knoxville News Sentinel / Posted 25 days ago
More than 100 people gathered Wednesday to pray for racial unity and equality and to celebrate the victories of the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. during an interfaith prayer service, the inaugural event of Knoxville's 34th annual King Week Celebration,... Read more
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Knoxville News Sentinel
Coliseum upgrade could cost $26M to $279MIt could cost Knoxville anywhere from $26 million to $279.5 million to upgrade
Coliseum upgrade could cost $26M to $279M
Knoxville News Sentinel / Posted 25 days ago
It could cost Knoxville anywhere from $26 million to $279.5 million to upgrade the dated Civic Auditorium and Coliseum, and on Thursday night city officials will ask the public what it wants to do with the 54-year-old venue. The options range from... Read more
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WBIR-TV Knoxville
Evanston mayor makes good on Outback Bowl betThe mayor of Evanston, Ill., is making good on a wager with Knoxville Mayor Mad
Evanston mayor makes good on Outback Bowl bet
WBIR-TV Knoxville / Posted 25 days ago
The mayor of Evanston, Ill., is making good on a wager with Knoxville Mayor Madeline Rogero less than two weeks after Tennessee's 45-6 victory over Northwestern in the Outback Bowl. Rogero won a bottle of FEW Spirits bourbon whiskey, and tweeted out... Read more
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Chattanooga Times Free Press
Obama to send top drug adviser to KnoxvilleWASHINGTON — President Barack Obama is sending one of his top drug-policy advis
Obama to send top drug adviser to Knoxville
Chattanooga Times Free Press / Posted 26 days ago
WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama is sending one of his top drug-policy advisers to Knoxville for a community forum on preventing and treating prescription drug abuse and heroin use. Michael Botticelli, director of the White House's Office of... Read more
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Knoxville News Sentinel
Battle to end homelessness continuesGov. Bill Haslam Monday revived a statewide council on homelessness aimed at co
Battle to end homelessness continues
Knoxville News Sentinel / Posted 27 days ago
Gov. Bill Haslam Monday revived a statewide council on homelessness aimed at coordinating efforts between service providers, advocates and government agencies at all levels. E. Douglas Varney, commissioner of the Tennessee Department of Mental... Read more
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WBIR-TV Knoxville
Drug czar coming to Knoxville(KNOXVILLE) The White House drug czar will be in Knoxville on Thursday to take
Drug czar coming to Knoxville
WBIR-TV Knoxville / Posted 27 days ago
(KNOXVILLE) The White House drug czar will be in Knoxville on Thursday to take part in a discussion about two leading regional health problems - prescription drug and heroin abuse. Michael Botticelli, formally known as the federal drug control... Read more
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Knoxville News Sentinel
Obama to send top drug adviser to KnoxvilleWASHINGTON — President Barack Obama is sending one of his top drug-policy advis
Obama to send top drug adviser to Knoxville
Knoxville News Sentinel / Posted 27 days ago
WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama is sending one of his top drug-policy advisers to Knoxville for a community forum on preventing and treating prescription drug abuse and heroin use. Michael Botticelli, director of the White House's Office of... Read more
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Knoxville News Sentinel
Second lawsuit to be filed over gun ban at Tennessee Valley FairA lawsuit to be filed within weeks against the city of Knoxville, Mayor Madelin
Second lawsuit to be filed over gun ban at Tennessee Valley Fair
Knoxville News Sentinel / Posted a month ago
A lawsuit to be filed within weeks against the city of Knoxville, Mayor Madeline Rogero and organizers of the Tennessee Valley Fair will claim a civil conspiracy deprived residents of their rights to carry guns at last year's fair, according to an... Read more

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