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Knoxville News Sentinel
Knox school board approves interim superintendent contractBuzz Thomas. (CAITIE MCMEKIN/NEWS SENTINEL) Knox County school board members o
Knox school board approves interim superintendent contract
Knoxville News Sentinel / Posted 11 hours ago
Buzz Thomas. (CAITIE MCMEKIN/NEWS SENTINEL) Knox County school board members on Wednesday unanimously approved the contract for the schools system's interim superintendent. The one-year contract for Buzz Thomas was updated since the board's meeting... Read more
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Knoxville News Sentinel
Farmers’ Market beginsMarket Wednesday, May 4, 2016. Mountain Meadows has been selling at the market
Farmers’ Market begins
Knoxville News Sentinel / Posted 14 hours ago
Market Wednesday, May 4, 2016. Mountain Meadows has been selling at the market for 16 years. (AMY SMOTHERMAN BURGESS/NEWS SENTINEL) Rachel Milford, left, and Rose Attea, center, try product from The Juicery during the opening Market Square... Read more
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Knoxville News Sentinel
McKenzie wary of sunshine law violationsCommission meeting in the large assembly room of the City County Building downt
McKenzie wary of sunshine law violations
Knoxville News Sentinel / Posted 14 hours ago
Commission meeting in the large assembly room of the City County Building downtown Monday, April 29, 2013. (ADAM BRIMER/NEWS SENTINEL) Commissioner Sam McKenzie doesn't want to see Knox County Commission backslide into a group of people who... Read more
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Knoxville News Sentinel
Fundraiser set Friday for Oak Ridge community playgroundstudents. Organizers of a campaign to build the playground are hosting a fundra
Fundraiser set Friday for Oak Ridge community playground
Knoxville News Sentinel / Posted 15 hours ago
students. Organizers of a campaign to build the playground are hosting a fundraiser on Friday from 5-7 p.m. (SPECIAL TO THE NEWS SENTINEL) OAK RIDGE — A campaign is underway to raise money to build a playground on a middle school campus in Oak... Read more
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Knoxville News Sentinel
UT gives list of lawyers to athletes; NCAA says not a problemat the Hagood, Tarpy & Cox law firm on the 21st floor of the Riverview Tower do
UT gives list of lawyers to athletes; NCAA says not a problem
Knoxville News Sentinel / Posted 15 hours ago
at the Hagood, Tarpy & Cox law firm on the 21st floor of the Riverview Tower downtown Saturday, Oct. 29, 2011. (ADAM BRIMER/NEWS SENTINEL) The University of Tennessee provides student-athletes with a list of attorneys for possible legal... Read more
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Knoxville News Sentinel
Anderson County hosting prayer event ThursdayCounty's observance of the National Day of Prayer in May 2013 bow their heads d
Anderson County hosting prayer event Thursday
Knoxville News Sentinel / Posted 16 hours ago
County's observance of the National Day of Prayer in May 2013 bow their heads during one of several prayers. (BOB FOWLER/NEWS SENTINEL) CLINTON — Anderson County will participate in the National Day of Prayer by hosting an event at noon Thursday... Read more
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Knoxville News Sentinel
Surviving girl, 8, sat in lawn chair in van during fatal DUI crashthe scene of an accident and driving without insurance. Police have said other
Surviving girl, 8, sat in lawn chair in van during fatal DUI crash
Knoxville News Sentinel / Posted 17 hours ago
the scene of an accident and driving without insurance. Police have said other charges are pending, but charges against Taylor had not been amended as of Wednesday afternoon. More details as they develop online and in Thursday's News... Read more
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Knoxville News Sentinel
Tennessee Republicans in Congress will back TrumpKnoxville — endorsed Trump prior to the Indiana primary. Michael Collins is th
Tennessee Republicans in Congress will back Trump
Knoxville News Sentinel / Posted 19 hours ago
Knoxville — endorsed Trump prior to the Indiana primary. Michael Collins is the Washington correspondent for the Knoxville News Sentinel. He writes about the Tennessee congressional delegation and monitors the federal government for any policies or... Read more
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Knoxville News Sentinel
‘Person of interest’ in Dobson slaying set to appear in courtand possession of drug paraphernalia. He has not been charged in Dobson's death
‘Person of interest’ in Dobson slaying set to appear in court
Knoxville News Sentinel / Posted 23 hours ago
and possession of drug paraphernalia. He has not been charged in Dobson's death. His father, Kipling Colbert Sr., told the News Sentinel he surrendered his son to Knoxville Police Department headquarters. "I turned him in," Colbert said. "But he... Read more
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Knoxville News Sentinel
Smokies gush gold for Sevier CountyGreg Johnson, News Sentinel columnist. With nary a swing of a pick, the Smokie
Smokies gush gold for Sevier County
Knoxville News Sentinel / Posted yesterday
Greg Johnson, News Sentinel columnist. With nary a swing of a pick, the Smokies gushed gold in 2015. While the mountains may soothe psyches, heal hearts and cause even technology-addicted teenagers to look up at the reality of creation, our green... Read more
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Knoxville News Sentinel
Box cutter held to cab driver’s throat during North Knoxville robberysuspects then exited the taxi and fled on foot. A complete description of the
Box cutter held to cab driver’s throat during North Knoxville robbery
Knoxville News Sentinel / Posted yesterday
suspects then exited the taxi and fled on foot. A complete description of the suspects wasn't available. The release also didn't specify what was taken in the robbery. More details as they develop online and in Thursday'... Read more
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Newsmax
Tennessee College Faculty Guns Allowed on Campus by New LawUniversity of Tennessee faculty members expressed opposition to the law last we
Tennessee College Faculty Guns Allowed on Campus by New Law
Newsmax / Posted yesterday
University of Tennessee faculty members expressed opposition to the law last week in a poll, reported the Knoxville News Sentinel. Senate Faculty President Bruce MacLennan said fewer than half of the 1,700 members participated in the... Read more
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Knoxville News Sentinel
Man arrested for allegedly trying to have sex with 15-old boysaid that Hicks agreed to engage in sexual acts with a 15-year-old juvenile mal
Man arrested for allegedly trying to have sex with 15-old boy
Knoxville News Sentinel / Posted yesterday
said that Hicks agreed to engage in sexual acts with a 15-year-old juvenile male and was taken into custody, without incident, after he drove to a location to meet him. More details as they develop online and in Wednesday's... Read more
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The San Angelo Standard-Times
Tenn. governor allows guns-on-campus bill to become lawto become law without his signature. (Photo: Mark Humphrey, AP) By Richard Loc
Tenn. governor allows guns-on-campus bill to become law
The San Angelo Standard-Times / Posted yesterday
to become law without his signature. (Photo: Mark Humphrey, AP) By Richard Locker, USA TODAY NETWORK, Knoxville (Tenn.) News Sentinel NASHVILLE — Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam said Monday he is allowing the guns-on-campus bill to become law... Read more
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Knoxville News Sentinel
Knoxville panel halts mural plans on private building amid public art initiativealso discussing installing lighting in the alley to make it more inviting and t
Knoxville panel halts mural plans on private building amid public art initiative
Knoxville News Sentinel / Posted yesterday
also discussing installing lighting in the alley to make it more inviting and the art more visible. (AMY SMOTHERMAN BURGESS/NEWS SENTINEL) Murals along Strong Alley, which runs parallel to Market Square, are pictured Tuesday, May 3, 2016. The city... Read more
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Knoxville News Sentinel
Renderings released for two new middle schoolsA rendering of the planned Gibbs Middle School. (KNOX COUNTY/SPECIAL TO THE NEW
Renderings released for two new middle schools
Knoxville News Sentinel / Posted yesterday
A rendering of the planned Gibbs Middle School. (KNOX COUNTY/SPECIAL TO THE NEWS SENTINEL) Early renderings of Knox County's two new middle schools, planned for the Hardin Valley and Gibbs communities, were given to the Board of Education this... Read more
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Knoxville News Sentinel
OR Mayor announces Main Street tenantstalks with Mary Ann Davidson after his talk Tuesday. At left is Dr. Reece Wilso
OR Mayor announces Main Street tenants
Knoxville News Sentinel / Posted yesterday
talks with Mary Ann Davidson after his talk Tuesday. At left is Dr. Reece Wilson, while Fay Martin is at right. (BOB FOWLER/NEWS SENTINEL) OAK RIDGE — Four stores intending to locate in the city's long-awaited renaissance of the all-but-abandoned... Read more
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The Record Searchlight
Tenn. governor allows guns-on-campus bill to become lawto become law without his signature. (Photo: Mark Humphrey, AP) By Richard Loc
Tenn. governor allows guns-on-campus bill to become law
The Record Searchlight / Posted yesterday
to become law without his signature. (Photo: Mark Humphrey, AP) By Richard Locker, USA TODAY NETWORK, Knoxville (Tenn.) News Sentinel NASHVILLE — Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam said Monday he is allowing the guns-on-campus bill to become law... Read more
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Knoxville News Sentinel
ORNL’s new supercomputer going green in a big waywhich will hold the water cooling system for the new Summit Supercomputer Wedne
ORNL’s new supercomputer going green in a big way
Knoxville News Sentinel / Posted yesterday
which will hold the water cooling system for the new Summit Supercomputer Wednesday, April 20, 2016. (MICHAEL PATRICK/NEWS SENTINEL) OAK RIDGE — When the "Summit" supercomputer comes online at Oak Ridge National Laboratory in the next couple... Read more
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Knoxville News Sentinel
OR Schools likely to not seek additional city supportschools is projected to increase slightly, 31 fewer students are expected in th
OR Schools likely to not seek additional city support
Knoxville News Sentinel / Posted yesterday
schools is projected to increase slightly, 31 fewer students are expected in the two middle schools and 15 students fewer at the high school. Bob Fowler covers Anderson County as well as other areas of East Tennessee for the Knoxville News Senti... Read more
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Knoxville News Sentinel
UPDATE: No injuries, citations in West Knox school bus crashspokeswoman Hillary Martin said the bus driver, Donald Hays, 34, became distrac
UPDATE: No injuries, citations in West Knox school bus crash
Knoxville News Sentinel / Posted yesterday
spokeswoman Hillary Martin said the bus driver, Donald Hays, 34, became distracted by one of his passengers before the crash. Neither driver was issued a citation, Martin said. More details as they develop online and in Wednesday's News Sen... Read more
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Knoxville News Sentinel
Two girls 'very critical' after Millertown Pike crash; father charged with DUIcharges are pending the outcome of the investigation, DeBusk said. He remained
Two girls 'very critical' after Millertown Pike crash; father charged with DUI
Knoxville News Sentinel / Posted yesterday
charges are pending the outcome of the investigation, DeBusk said. He remained jailed Tuesday in lieu of $62,000 total bond. Taylor was not injured, according to police. More details as they develop online and in Wednesday's Ne... Read more
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San Francisco Chronicle
Voter turnout heavy in central Indiana countyRepublican presidential candidate Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, left, is joined by In
Voter turnout heavy in central Indiana county
San Francisco Chronicle / Posted yesterday
Republican presidential candidate Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, left, is joined by Indiana Gov. Mike Pence during a news conference before his public speech at the Grand Wayne Center in Fort Wayne, Ind., Monday, May 2, 2016. (Samuel Hoffman/The... Read more
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Greenwich Time
Indiana polls open for state's primary electionRepublican presidential candidate Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, left, is joined by In
Indiana polls open for state's primary election
Greenwich Time / Posted 2 days ago
Republican presidential candidate Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, left, is joined by Indiana Gov. Mike Pence during a news conference before his public speech at the Grand Wayne Center in Fort Wayne, Ind., Monday, May 2, 2016. (Samuel Hoffman/The... Read more
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The News-Times
Indiana polls open for state's primary electionRepublican presidential candidate Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, left, is joined by In
Indiana polls open for state's primary election
The News-Times / Posted 2 days ago
Republican presidential candidate Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, left, is joined by Indiana Gov. Mike Pence during a news conference before his public speech at the Grand Wayne Center in Fort Wayne, Ind., Monday, May 2, 2016. (Samuel Hoffman/The... Read more
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Knoxville News Sentinel
PolitiKnox Insider: Will Anders run for Knox County mayor?primary for the seat during the Republican Party gathering at the Crowne Plaza
PolitiKnox Insider: Will Anders run for Knox County mayor?
Knoxville News Sentinel / Posted 2 days ago
primary for the seat during the Republican Party gathering at the Crowne Plaza Hotel on Tuesday, March 1, 2016. (ADAM LAU/NEWS SENTINEL) Is Anders interested? Whether it's objectionable to run in one race while attempting to win another is a... Read more
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Knoxville News Sentinel
TBI: Crossville caretaker charged with theftinto the Cumberland County Jail on a $75,000 bond, the release states. Reed is
TBI: Crossville caretaker charged with theft
Knoxville News Sentinel / Posted 2 days ago
into the Cumberland County Jail on a $75,000 bond, the release states. Reed is accused of stealing funds from a Crossville woman, no age given, from April 2008 to August 2015. More details as they develop online and in Wednesday's News Se... Read more
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Knoxville News Sentinel
MPC devises new zoning district to address Bearden’s village needsphotos by SAUL YOUNG/NEWS SENTINEL Matthew Daniels waits to the bus at the inte
MPC devises new zoning district to address Bearden’s village needs
Knoxville News Sentinel / Posted 2 days ago
photos by SAUL YOUNG/NEWS SENTINEL Matthew Daniels waits to the bus at the intersection of Kingston Pike and Mohican in Bearden on Monday. The Metropolitan Planning Commission is holding a public meeting Tuesday to present the proposed Mixed Use... Read more
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The News & Observer
Indiana primary draws record early voting with top races | News & Observer May 3, 2016 2:52 AM Republican presidential candidate Do
Indiana primary draws record early voting with top races
The News & Observer / Posted 2 days ago
| News & Observer May 3, 2016 2:52 AM Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump speaks during a rally at The Palladium in... Read more
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Knoxville News Sentinel
Tuesday forecast: Early showers, high of 74Rain hits people on their way to lunch on Market Square in February. (MICHAEL P
Tuesday forecast: Early showers, high of 74
Knoxville News Sentinel / Posted 2 days ago
Rain hits people on their way to lunch on Market Square in February. (MICHAEL PATRICK/NEWS SENTINEL) Keep those umbrellas out as more rain is expected throughout the workweek. Today's Knoxville-area forecast calls for mostly cloudy skies with a 30... Read more
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Knoxville News Sentinel
Authorities investigating body found in North Knox Countyrelease does not state whether the body was found inside a building or outside.
Authorities investigating body found in North Knox County
Knoxville News Sentinel / Posted 2 days ago
release does not state whether the body was found inside a building or outside. No other details were released, and detectives were on the scene, according to the Sheriff's Office. More details as they develop online and in Tuesday's News Sent... Read more
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Knoxville News Sentinel
Knox school board lays out proposed contract for interim superintendentBuzz Thomas. (CAITIE MCMEKIN/NEWS SENTINEL) A proposed contract would pay $195
Knox school board lays out proposed contract for interim superintendent
Knoxville News Sentinel / Posted 2 days ago
Buzz Thomas. (CAITIE MCMEKIN/NEWS SENTINEL) A proposed contract would pay $195,000 to Buzz Thomas for a year as Knox County Schools' interim superintendent. That amount is similar to his current salary as president of the Great Schools Partnership,... Read more
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Knoxville News Sentinel
Two children injured in single-vehicle crashwas not injured, authorities said. Alcohol is believed to have been a factor i
Two children injured in single-vehicle crash
Knoxville News Sentinel / Posted 2 days ago
was not injured, authorities said. Alcohol is believed to have been a factor in the crash and the driver is being investigated, police said. Authorities did not release any names. More details as they develop online and in Tuesday's News Sent... Read more
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Knoxville News Sentinel
Sidewalk work in step with upcoming Jackson Avenue streetscape projectcontract for an infrastructure upgrade which will connect a City-owned parking
Sidewalk work in step with upcoming Jackson Avenue streetscape project
Knoxville News Sentinel / Posted 2 days ago
contract for an infrastructure upgrade which will connect a City-owned parking lot with Henley Street. (MICHAEL PATRICK/NEWS SENTINEL) McKinnon Construction Company team works on the new sidewalk along the north side of West Jackson Ave.... Read more
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Greenwich Time
Indiana primary draws record early voting with top racesRepublican presidential candidate Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, left, is joined by In
Indiana primary draws record early voting with top races
Greenwich Time / Posted 2 days ago
Republican presidential candidate Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, left, is joined by Indiana Gov. Mike Pence during a news conference before his public speech at the Grand Wayne Center in Fort Wayne, Ind., Monday, May 2, 2016. (Samuel Hoffman/The... Read more
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The News-Times
Indiana primary draws record early voting with top racesRepublican presidential candidate Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, left, is joined by In
Indiana primary draws record early voting with top races
The News-Times / Posted 2 days ago
Republican presidential candidate Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, left, is joined by Indiana Gov. Mike Pence during a news conference before his public speech at the Grand Wayne Center in Fort Wayne, Ind., Monday, May 2, 2016. (Samuel Hoffman/The... Read more
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Darien News-Review
Indiana primary draws record early voting with top racesRepublican presidential candidate Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, left, is joined by In
Indiana primary draws record early voting with top races
Darien News-Review / Posted 2 days ago
Republican presidential candidate Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, left, is joined by Indiana Gov. Mike Pence during a news conference before his public speech at the Grand Wayne Center in Fort Wayne, Ind., Monday, May 2, 2016. (Samuel Hoffman/The... Read more
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Knoxville News Sentinel
John Stiles, respected by sources and other reporters, diesof a story with a well-chosen quote. And always generous with his time and his
John Stiles, respected by sources and other reporters, dies
Knoxville News Sentinel / Posted 2 days ago
of a story with a well-chosen quote. And always generous with his time and his skills — especially to reporters new to the News Sentinel, where he worked for 33 years. Mr. Stiles died April 30 from complications related to Parkinson's disease,... Read more
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The Fairfield Citizen
Indiana primary draws record early voting with top racesRepublican presidential candidate Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, left, is joined by In
Indiana primary draws record early voting with top races
The Fairfield Citizen / Posted 2 days ago
Republican presidential candidate Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, left, is joined by Indiana Gov. Mike Pence during a news conference before his public speech at the Grand Wayne Center in Fort Wayne, Ind., Monday, May 2, 2016. (Samuel Hoffman/The... Read more
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Stamford Advocate
Indiana primary draws record early voting with top racesRepublican presidential candidate Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, left, is joined by In
Indiana primary draws record early voting with top races
Stamford Advocate / Posted 2 days ago
Republican presidential candidate Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, left, is joined by Indiana Gov. Mike Pence during a news conference before his public speech at the Grand Wayne Center in Fort Wayne, Ind., Monday, May 2, 2016. (Samuel Hoffman/The... Read more
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The Greater New Milford Spectrum
Indiana primary draws record early voting with top racesRepublican presidential candidate Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, left, is joined by In
Indiana primary draws record early voting with top races
The Greater New Milford Spectrum / Posted 2 days ago
Republican presidential candidate Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, left, is joined by Indiana Gov. Mike Pence during a news conference before his public speech at the Grand Wayne Center in Fort Wayne, Ind., Monday, May 2, 2016. (Samuel Hoffman/The... Read more
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The New Canaan News
Indiana primary draws record early voting with top racesRepublican presidential candidate Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, left, is joined by In
Indiana primary draws record early voting with top races
The New Canaan News / Posted 2 days ago
Republican presidential candidate Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, left, is joined by Indiana Gov. Mike Pence during a news conference before his public speech at the Grand Wayne Center in Fort Wayne, Ind., Monday, May 2, 2016. (Samuel Hoffman/The... Read more
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Connecticut Post
Indiana primary draws record early voting with top racesRepublican presidential candidate Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, left, is joined by In
Indiana primary draws record early voting with top races
Connecticut Post / Posted 2 days ago
Republican presidential candidate Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, left, is joined by Indiana Gov. Mike Pence during a news conference before his public speech at the Grand Wayne Center in Fort Wayne, Ind., Monday, May 2, 2016. (Samuel Hoffman/The... Read more
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Knoxville News Sentinel
Truck struck by train in West Knox CountyOffice deputies responded to the scene, but the person seen by the train's cond
Truck struck by train in West Knox County
Knoxville News Sentinel / Posted 2 days ago
Office deputies responded to the scene, but the person seen by the train's conductor fled on foot after the truck was hit. Authorities are attempting to locate the vehicle's owner. More details as they develop online and in Tuesday's News Sent... Read more
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Knoxville News Sentinel
Haslam to let guns-on-campus bill to become lawmembers at the University of Tennessee, said the legislation would not actually
Haslam to let guns-on-campus bill to become law
Knoxville News Sentinel / Posted 2 days ago
members at the University of Tennessee, said the legislation would not actually make the campus safer and would complicate how law enforcement handle active shooter incidents. More details as they develop online and in Tuesday's News... Read more
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Knoxville News Sentinel
Bearden High School on soft lockdownthrough our automated notification system," she said. According to E-911 dispa
Bearden High School on soft lockdown
Knoxville News Sentinel / Posted 2 days ago
through our automated notification system," she said. According to E-911 dispatch, they received a call of an armed robbery at the Rugged Warehouse, located at 8433 Kingston Pike. More details as they develop online and in Tuesday's News Sent... Read more
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Knoxville News Sentinel
Thunderstorms expected late this afternoonRain hits people on their way to lunch on Market Square in February. (MICHAEL P
Thunderstorms expected late this afternoon
Knoxville News Sentinel / Posted 2 days ago
Rain hits people on their way to lunch on Market Square in February. (MICHAEL PATRICK/NEWS SENTINEL) KNOXVILLE — A line of thunderstorms is expected to bring heavy rain and strong winds Monday afternoon in East Tennessee. The National Weather... Read more
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Knoxville News Sentinel
Woman in murder-for-hire plot has case bound over; is free after posting bondagent with the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation posed as a contract killer and
Woman in murder-for-hire plot has case bound over; is free after posting bond
Knoxville News Sentinel / Posted 2 days ago
agent with the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation posed as a contract killer and recorded on audio and video "many conversations" with Buckingham, according to court records. More details as they develop online and in Tuesday's Ne... Read more
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Knoxville News Sentinel
KUB construction won’t close greenwayThe greenway connects to a section in Bearden where KUB is doing utility work o
KUB construction won’t close greenway
Knoxville News Sentinel / Posted 2 days ago
The greenway connects to a section in Bearden where KUB is doing utility work on Monday, May 2. (Shawn Millsaps/Special to News Sentinel) Utility construction work Monday won't affect a short section of the Bearden Village Greenway, according to a... Read more
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Knoxville News Sentinel
DCS officials outline steps to remedy problems at Mountain View Youth CenterMountain View Youth Development Center (HAYES HICKMAN/NEWS SENTINEL) DANDRIDGE
DCS officials outline steps to remedy problems at Mountain View Youth Center
Knoxville News Sentinel / Posted 2 days ago
Mountain View Youth Development Center (HAYES HICKMAN/NEWS SENTINEL) DANDRIDGE — Tennessee Department of Children's Services officials this morning declined to cite any specific reason the superintendent of Mountain View Youth Development Center was... Read more
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