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WRTV Indianapolis
Attorney: Vincennes rape lawsuit to continue, despite bankruptcysexual imposition case, criminal charges were later dismissed, but it’s not cle
Attorney: Vincennes rape lawsuit to continue, despite bankruptcy
WRTV Indianapolis / Posted 20 minutes ago
sexual imposition case, criminal charges were later dismissed, but it’s not clear why. In the Jane Doe/Vincennes case, the Knox County prosecutor declined to file charges against Castellano. “It was very clear that no criminal conviction could... Read more
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Knoxville News Sentinel
E. Knox library to be dedicated for Vietnam war heroThe East Knoxville Burlington Branch of the Knox County Library. (J. MILES CARY
E. Knox library to be dedicated for Vietnam war hero
Knoxville News Sentinel / Posted 6 hours ago
The East Knoxville Burlington Branch of the Knox County Library. (J. MILES CARY/Knoxville News Sentinel) KNOXVILLE — The building for Burlington branch of the Knoxville Public Library will be dedicated in honor of Spec. Fourth Class Donald "Donnie"... Read more
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Knoxville News Sentinel
South Knox carjacking foiled with help of witnessesavailable, Pickens was able to yank Mitchell from the Camry. Pickens and Busic
South Knox carjacking foiled with help of witnesses
Knoxville News Sentinel / Posted 6 hours ago
available, Pickens was able to yank Mitchell from the Camry. Pickens and Busico hoped to hold Mitchell until officers with the Knox County Sheriff's Office arrived, but Mitchell brandished a knife, records show. Armed with the knife, Mitchell... Read more
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WBIR-TV Knoxville
Deputy sued for 'choking' UT student agrees to pay $200; county to pay $100Kreached between the parties on Monday. At issue was a $2.2 million civil right
Deputy sued for 'choking' UT student agrees to pay $200; county to pay $100K
WBIR-TV Knoxville / Posted 10 hours ago
reached between the parties on Monday. At issue was a $2.2 million civil rights federal lawsuit against the county, the Knox County Sheriff’s Office and three deputies that was filed in February 2015 in U.S. District Court by Jarod... Read more
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WBIR-TV Knoxville
Commission clears way for requests for centerThe Knox County Commission has taken another step toward creation of a center m
Commission clears way for requests for center
WBIR-TV Knoxville / Posted 23 hours ago
The Knox County Commission has taken another step toward creation of a center meant to help the homeless and mentally ill who end up facing chronic arrest for nonviolent crimes. Commission on Monday night voted to send out a request for proposals... Read more
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WBIR-TV Knoxville
Georgia teen missing from West Knox Co.The Knox County Sheriff’s Office is looking for a Georgia teenager who was last
Georgia teen missing from West Knox Co.
WBIR-TV Knoxville / Posted yesterday
The Knox County Sheriff’s Office is looking for a Georgia teenager who was last seen in West Knox County last week. Brayden Mullinax, 15, of Cartersville, was seen leaving a residence in the Bluegrass/Northshore area around 3:30 on June 21. He was... Read more
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Knoxville News Sentinel
Low turnout for black voters could mean disappearance from elected officeMichael Covington to succeed Sam McKenzie, who chose not to seek re-election. T
Low turnout for black voters could mean disappearance from elected office
Knoxville News Sentinel / Posted yesterday
Michael Covington to succeed Sam McKenzie, who chose not to seek re-election. The 1st District, which is the same for the Knox County school board members, covers East Knoxville, including Holston Hills, downtown and the Fort... Read more
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WBIR-TV Knoxville
First gay couple to wed in Knoxville celebrates anniversaryfor all citizens under the Constitution, including gay couples. On June 26, 20
First gay couple to wed in Knoxville celebrates anniversary
WBIR-TV Knoxville / Posted 2 days ago
for all citizens under the Constitution, including gay couples. On June 26, 2015, Jon Coffee and Keith Swafford went to the Knox County courthouse soon after they heard the news. Jon had proposed to Keith a few months earlier and they were... Read more
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Knoxville News Sentinel
Used book sale today open to general publicThe Friends of the Knox County Public Library's annual used book sale this year
Used book sale today open to general public
Knoxville News Sentinel / Posted 2 days ago
The Friends of the Knox County Public Library's annual used book sale this year is at the Jacob Building at Chilhowee Park. The public sale is today through Tuesday, June 28. The general public is welcome today. Memberships are sold or renewed at... Read more
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WBIR-TV Knoxville
Missing Knox Co. man found safe in Marylandhis dog is over after his family said he was found safe in the state of Marylan
Missing Knox Co. man found safe in Maryland
WBIR-TV Knoxville / Posted 3 days ago
his dog is over after his family said he was found safe in the state of Maryland, more than 500 miles way from his home. The Knox County Sheriff’s Office were looking for a man and his dog who left home Friday morning for a veterinary appointment... Read more
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WBIR-TV Knoxville
KCSO continues search for missing man & his dogThe Knox County Sheriff’s Office is searching for a man and his dog who left ho
KCSO continues search for missing man & his dog
WBIR-TV Knoxville / Posted 3 days ago
The Knox County Sheriff’s Office is searching for a man and his dog who left home Friday morning for a veterinary appointment but never arrived. Bob Wilkerson, 87, left his home on Castlecomb Road in North Knox County around 10:00 a.m. Friday. He... Read more
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Knoxville News Sentinel
New Gibbs middle school to have auditoriumsaid. The Gibbs auditorium was not part of the building's initial plan, but wa
New Gibbs middle school to have auditorium
Knoxville News Sentinel / Posted 4 days ago
said. The Gibbs auditorium was not part of the building's initial plan, but was incorporated into the design presented to the Knox County Commission this week during an update on the design and construction. Even with the change in plans, the... Read more
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WBIR-TV Knoxville
KCSO searching for missing man & his dogThe Knox County Sheriff’s Office is searching for a man and his dog who left ho
KCSO searching for missing man & his dog
WBIR-TV Knoxville / Posted 4 days ago
The Knox County Sheriff’s Office is searching for a man and his dog who left home for a veterinary appointment, but never arrived. Bob Wilkerson, 87, left his home on Castlecomb Road in North Knox County around 10:00 a.m. Friday morning. He was... Read more
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KENS 5 San Antonio
Artificial insemination brings angst in same-sex divorceWitt were a man, she would have just as much right to a daughter conceived via
Artificial insemination brings angst in same-sex divorce
KENS 5 San Antonio / Posted 4 days ago
Witt were a man, she would have just as much right to a daughter conceived via artificial insemination as her spouse. But the Knox County judge said state law confers neither the power of decision-making over the child to her nor the obligation to... Read more
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5KSDK St. Louis
Artificial insemination brings angst in same-sex divorceWitt were a man, she would have just as much right to a daughter conceived via
Artificial insemination brings angst in same-sex divorce
5KSDK St. Louis / Posted 4 days ago
Witt were a man, she would have just as much right to a daughter conceived via artificial insemination as her spouse. But the Knox County judge said state law confers neither the power of decision-making over the child to her nor the obligation to... Read more
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WGRZ-TV Buffalo
Artificial insemination brings angst in same-sex divorceWitt were a man, she would have just as much right to a daughter conceived via
Artificial insemination brings angst in same-sex divorce
WGRZ-TV Buffalo / Posted 4 days ago
Witt were a man, she would have just as much right to a daughter conceived via artificial insemination as her spouse. But the Knox County judge said state law confers neither the power of decision-making over the child to her nor the obligation to... Read more
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KVUE-TV Austin
Artificial insemination brings angst in same-sex divorceWitt were a man, she would have just as much right to a daughter conceived via
Artificial insemination brings angst in same-sex divorce
KVUE-TV Austin / Posted 4 days ago
Witt were a man, she would have just as much right to a daughter conceived via artificial insemination as her spouse. But the Knox County judge said state law confers neither the power of decision-making over the child to her nor the obligation to... Read more
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WCSH 6 Portland
Artificial insemination brings angst in same-sex divorceWitt were a man, she would have just as much right to a daughter conceived via
Artificial insemination brings angst in same-sex divorce
WCSH 6 Portland / Posted 4 days ago
Witt were a man, she would have just as much right to a daughter conceived via artificial insemination as her spouse. But the Knox County judge said state law confers neither the power of decision-making over the child to her nor the obligation to... Read more
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Bangor Daily News
Driver charged in chase that ends with crash in Warrenwas found nearby at his mother’s house. Fogg declined medical treatment and re
Driver charged in chase that ends with crash in Warren
Bangor Daily News / Posted 4 days ago
was found nearby at his mother’s house. Fogg declined medical treatment and refused to take a blood alcohol test. He was arrested and taken to the Knox County Jail in Rockland. He was scheduled to make his initial court appearance Friday after... Read more
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Bangor Daily News
Trucker accused in fatal Maine crash barred from commercial interstate drivingalso found a bottle of Crown Royal Canadian whisky in Weddle’s truck, according
Trucker accused in fatal Maine crash barred from commercial interstate driving
Bangor Daily News / Posted 4 days ago
also found a bottle of Crown Royal Canadian whisky in Weddle’s truck, according to court documents. An affidavit filed by the Knox County Sheriff’s Office to obtain the arrest warrant for Weddle states that his blood-alcohol level was 0.09 when a... Read more
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WGRZ-TV Buffalo
The NHL Draft in Buffalo 1991 to 2016home of the Buffalo Sabres in 1991 was Buffalo Memorial Auditorium. The arena w
The NHL Draft in Buffalo 1991 to 2016
WGRZ-TV Buffalo / Posted 5 days ago
home of the Buffalo Sabres in 1991 was Buffalo Memorial Auditorium. The arena was already 51 years old at the time and the Knox family had made it known that if a new hockey facility was not coming soon the team may have to be moved. It wasn't... Read more
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WGEM Quincy
Endangered Silver Advisory: Missing elderly man's cellphone traced in Tri-StatesupdateHistoric courthouse in the Tri-States getting much-needed update A worke
Endangered Silver Advisory: Missing elderly man's cellphone traced in Tri-States
WGEM Quincy / Posted 5 days ago
updateHistoric courthouse in the Tri-States getting much-needed update A worker feeds piping through the walls of the Knox County Courthouse on Wednesday. Work is moving forward Wednesday after Knox County, Missouri voters approved a... Read more
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WGEM Quincy
Exterior wall collapses at Mt. Sterling businessupdateHistoric courthouse in the Tri-States getting much-needed update A worke
Exterior wall collapses at Mt. Sterling business
WGEM Quincy / Posted 5 days ago
updateHistoric courthouse in the Tri-States getting much-needed update A worker feeds piping through the walls of the Knox County Courthouse on Wednesday. Work is moving forward Wednesday after Knox County, Missouri voters approved a... Read more
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WGEM Quincy
School district concerned with students skipping classupdateHistoric courthouse in the Tri-States getting much-needed update A worke
School district concerned with students skipping class
WGEM Quincy / Posted 5 days ago
updateHistoric courthouse in the Tri-States getting much-needed update A worker feeds piping through the walls of the Knox County Courthouse on Wednesday. Work is moving forward Wednesday after Knox County, Missouri voters approved a... Read more
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Bangor Daily News
Warren man gets 48 hours for slitting cat’s throatKnox County Unified Court to one count of animal cruelty. The incident occurre
Warren man gets 48 hours for slitting cat’s throat
Bangor Daily News / Posted 5 days ago
Knox County Unified Court to one count of animal cruelty. The incident occurred at his home in June of 2015, according to the Knox County Sheriff’s Office. The sheriff’s department reported last year that the cat was struck by a car and suffered... Read more
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Knoxville News Sentinel
Free, confidential HIV testing offeredoffer the test from 3-7 p.m. today and Friday and 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday at th
Free, confidential HIV testing offered
Knoxville News Sentinel / Posted 5 days ago
offer the test from 3-7 p.m. today and Friday and 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday at the Walgreens drugstore, 4423 Western Ave. The Knox County Health Department will offer the test at two locations Saturday: 10 a.m.-2 p.m. at Greater Warner Tabernacle... Read more
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Knoxville News Sentinel
Former Inskip Elementary School custodian facing additional chargesminor to engage in certain sexual conduct. Authorities said that since Dotson
Former Inskip Elementary School custodian facing additional charges
Knoxville News Sentinel / Posted 6 days ago
minor to engage in certain sexual conduct. Authorities said that since Dotson was arrested on June 15, investigators with the Knoxville Police Department's Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force received information of two more victims, an... Read more
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Central Illinois News Center
One dead following Galesburg fire ceiling collapsein Galesburg. Authorities say the fire started just before 1:30 Wednesday morn
One dead following Galesburg fire ceiling collapse
Central Illinois News Center / Posted 6 days ago
in Galesburg. Authorities say the fire started just before 1:30 Wednesday morning in the 1100 block of East South Street. The Knox County coroner's office says the victim was 75-year-old Ola Cunningham. Authorities say she died after a ceiling... Read more
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Knoxville News Sentinel
DA: Club Dejavu to be permanently closedSouth Knoxville nightclub have agreed to sign a permanent injunction that will
DA: Club Dejavu to be permanently closed
Knoxville News Sentinel / Posted 6 days ago
South Knoxville nightclub have agreed to sign a permanent injunction that will close the business, according to the Knox County District Attorney's Office. Club Dejavu, 2619 Chapman Highway, was closed in April as part of a nuisance... Read more
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Bangor Daily News
Truck driver pleads not guilty to manslaughter in deaths of motoristsduring a brief hearing held Wednesday before Justice William Stokes in Knox Cou
Truck driver pleads not guilty to manslaughter in deaths of motorists
Bangor Daily News / Posted 6 days ago
during a brief hearing held Wednesday before Justice William Stokes in Knox County Unified Court. Weddle remains held at the Knox County Jail in Rockland in lieu of $100,000 cash bail. Attorney David Paris of Bath, who was appointed to represent... Read more
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WBIR-TV Knoxville
KCHD offers free HIV testing before National HIV Testing DayKNOXVILLE - The Knox County Health Department (KCHD) announced Wednesday it wil
KCHD offers free HIV testing before National HIV Testing Day
WBIR-TV Knoxville / Posted 6 days ago
KNOXVILLE - The Knox County Health Department (KCHD) announced Wednesday it will offer free HIV testing at two locations Saturday, June 25. Testing is available from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Greater Warner Tabernacle AME Zion Church on Martin Luther... Read more
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Knoxville News Sentinel
Regional 911 agreement madeBoard of Directors on June 15, 2016, discuss a shortfall for the 2017 budget. (
Regional 911 agreement made
Knoxville News Sentinel / Posted 6 days ago
Board of Directors on June 15, 2016, discuss a shortfall for the 2017 budget. (DON JACOBS/NEWS SENTINEL). KNOXVILLE — The Knox County E-911 Board of Directors agreed to a per-radio price to use the Tennessee Valley Regional Communications... Read more
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WBIR-TV Knoxville
Knoxville man, 20, killed in head-on crashThe Knox County Sheriff's Office is investigating a head-on crash Tuesday night
Knoxville man, 20, killed in head-on crash
WBIR-TV Knoxville / Posted 7 days ago
The Knox County Sheriff's Office is investigating a head-on crash Tuesday night that killed a 20-year-old man in North Knox County. The victim was identified as Jeremy Easterday of Knoxville. The woman who collided this afternoon with him is... Read more
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Knoxville News Sentinel
Knox County man killed in wreckKNOXVILLE — A 20-year-old Knox County man was killed in a head-on crash Tuesday
Knox County man killed in wreck
Knoxville News Sentinel / Posted 7 days ago
KNOXVILLE — A 20-year-old Knox County man was killed in a head-on crash Tuesday afternoon, according to the Knox County Sheriff's Office. Authorities said 20-year-old Haley Browning of Knoxville was driving a Pontiac Grand Am south on Beaver Creek... Read more
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Knoxville News Sentinel
Addressing opioid epidemic was aim of surgeon general’s Knox visitthey're concerned about a loved one," he said. At 7 p.m, Murthy will speak and
Addressing opioid epidemic was aim of surgeon general’s Knox visit
Knoxville News Sentinel / Posted 7 days ago
they're concerned about a loved one," he said. At 7 p.m, Murthy will speak and answer questions at a town hall meeting at the Knox County Health Department. The public is invited. "I can read as many briefings as I want in Washington, D.C., but... Read more
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Knoxville News Sentinel
Clinton Highway safety upgrades plannedroadway — also known as state Route 9 or U.S. Highway 25W — will be improved fr
Clinton Highway safety upgrades planned
Knoxville News Sentinel / Posted 7 days ago
roadway — also known as state Route 9 or U.S. Highway 25W — will be improved from its intersection with Edgemoor Road to the Knox County line. That hillside stretch includes large, sloping curves as it climbs to the Knox County line and has been... Read more
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The Kitsap Sun
Settlement in videotaped beating of mentally ill Knox inmate in jeopardyBy Jamie Satterfield of the Knoxville News Sentinel KNOXVILLE — Court document
Settlement in videotaped beating of mentally ill Knox inmate in jeopardy
The Kitsap Sun / Posted 7 days ago
By Jamie Satterfield of the Knoxville News Sentinel KNOXVILLE — Court documents filed Monday reveal a minimum $200,000 price tag to taxpayers for Knox County correctional staff's videotaped beating of a restrained and mentally ill inmate, but the... Read more
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The Record Searchlight
Settlement in videotaped beating of mentally ill Knox inmate in jeopardyBy Jamie Satterfield of the Knoxville News Sentinel KNOXVILLE — Court document
Settlement in videotaped beating of mentally ill Knox inmate in jeopardy
The Record Searchlight / Posted 7 days ago
By Jamie Satterfield of the Knoxville News Sentinel KNOXVILLE — Court documents filed Monday reveal a minimum $200,000 price tag to taxpayers for Knox County correctional staff's videotaped beating of a restrained and mentally ill inmate, but the... Read more
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Knoxville News Sentinel
Settlement in videotaped beating of mentally ill Knox inmate in jeopardyfiled in U.S. District Court in a civil-rights lawsuit lodged on behalf of form
Settlement in videotaped beating of mentally ill Knox inmate in jeopardy
Knoxville News Sentinel / Posted 7 days ago
filed in U.S. District Court in a civil-rights lawsuit lodged on behalf of former inmate Louis Flack Jr. show the Knox County Law Department agreed to settle the case for $200,000 to Flack and an undetermined amount in fees and costs... Read more
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WBIR-TV Knoxville
Knox County officials say middles school construction is on trackcomplaint against the county suggesting the school system has discriminated aga
Knox County officials say middles school construction is on track
WBIR-TV Knoxville / Posted 7 days ago
complaint against the county suggesting the school system has discriminated against minorities in its building plans. The Knox County budget set aside $63 million to build Gibbs and Hardin Valley middle schools. Both schools are expected to... Read more
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WLTX-TV Columbia
Lawsuit: 2 teachers conspired so 1 could have sex with studentlawsuit alleges. The unnamed mother of the boy filed suit Monday against Seren
Lawsuit: 2 teachers conspired so 1 could have sex with student
WLTX-TV Columbia / Posted 8 days ago
lawsuit alleges. The unnamed mother of the boy filed suit Monday against Serena Rae Milan, Sean Green, Knox County and the Knox County Board of Education. The mother is seeking several million dollars in damages against the defendants on... Read more
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Knoxville News Sentinel
PolitiKnox Insider: Knoxville’s mayor and her beeswanted to learn about that." Rogero and her husband, Gene Monaco, have been av
PolitiKnox Insider: Knoxville’s mayor and her bees
Knoxville News Sentinel / Posted 8 days ago
wanted to learn about that." Rogero and her husband, Gene Monaco, have been avid beekeepers since 2004 and are members of the Knox County Beekeeping Association. While at the lodge, she was introduced to a local woman who shared her... Read more
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WXIA-TV Atlanta
Lawsuit: 2 teachers conspired so 1 could have sex with studentlawsuit alleges. The unnamed mother of the boy filed suit Monday against Seren
Lawsuit: 2 teachers conspired so 1 could have sex with student
WXIA-TV Atlanta / Posted 8 days ago
lawsuit alleges. The unnamed mother of the boy filed suit Monday against Serena Rae Milan, Sean Green, Knox County and the Knox County Board of Education. The mother is seeking several million dollars in damages against the defendants on... Read more
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The Columbus Dispatch
Tanker crash closes portion of Route 62 in Licking Countytanker, which ran off the side of the road and overturned. Route 62 is closed b
Tanker crash closes portion of Route 62 in Licking County
The Columbus Dispatch / Posted 8 days ago
tanker, which ran off the side of the road and overturned. Route 62 is closed between Route 13 and Coss Road, which is at the Knox County line. The crash occurred shortly before 3:30 p.m. and the road could remain closed into the night, while... Read more
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WBIR-TV Knoxville
MADD risks losing state funding over license plate salesbut through businesses also," he said. Each plate is $35 dollars and can be bo
MADD risks losing state funding over license plate sales
WBIR-TV Knoxville / Posted 8 days ago
but through businesses also," he said. Each plate is $35 dollars and can be bought at local county clerk's offices. The Knox County Clerk said there are 163 different specialized license plates offered there, but none of those offices have... Read more
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Knoxville News Sentinel
Surgeon General Murthy to speak in Knoxville on Tuesdaynext U.S. Surgeon General, listens on Capitol Hill in Washington. Murthy will l
Surgeon General Murthy to speak in Knoxville on Tuesday
Knoxville News Sentinel / Posted 8 days ago
next U.S. Surgeon General, listens on Capitol Hill in Washington. Murthy will lead a Community Town Hall Tuesday evening at the Knox County Health Department. (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak) U.S. Surgeon General Dr. Vivek H. Murthy will lead a... Read more
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Bangor Daily News
Rockland man accused of breaking woman’s fingeraccording to police, was taken to Pen Bay Medical Center in Rockport for treatm
Rockland man accused of breaking woman’s finger
Bangor Daily News / Posted 8 days ago
according to police, was taken to Pen Bay Medical Center in Rockport for treatment of her injuries. Miller was taken to the Knox County Jail in Rockland. He made his initial appearance Monday afternoon in Knox County Unified Court where bail was... Read more
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11 News Houston
Friend says hit-and-run victim had just moved to Dallasbodily injury. Detectives say Chavez was the passenger in a vehicle that was i
Friend says hit-and-run victim had just moved to Dallas
11 News Houston / Posted 8 days ago
bodily injury. Detectives say Chavez was the passenger in a vehicle that was involved in a hit-and-run accident near the Knox-Henderson exit of U.S. 75 at about 3:25 a.m. She and the driver, Abby Corchado, pulled onto the median between the... Read more
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WFAA Dallas-Fort Worth
Friend says hit-run victim had just moved to Dallasbodily injury. Detectives say Chavez was the passenger in a vehicle that was i
Friend says hit-run victim had just moved to Dallas
WFAA Dallas-Fort Worth / Posted 8 days ago
bodily injury. Detectives say Chavez was the passenger in a vehicle that was involved in a hit-and-run accident near the Knox-Henderson exit of U.S. 75 at about 3:25 a.m. She and the driver, Abby Corchado, pulled onto the median between the... Read more
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Knoxville News Sentinel
Surgeon general to speak in Knoxville on TuesdaySurgeon General U.S. Surgeon General Vivek H. Murthy will speak on the opiate
Surgeon general to speak in Knoxville on Tuesday
Knoxville News Sentinel / Posted 8 days ago
Surgeon General U.S. Surgeon General Vivek H. Murthy will speak on the opiate epidemic Tuesday at a community town hall at the Knox County Health Department, 140 Dameron Ave. The event will be moderated by Dr. Martha Buchanan, health department... Read more
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