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First case of enterovirus confirmed in Tenn.First case of enterovirus confirmed in Tenn.Tennessee now has its first confirmed case of enterovirus D68, a virus that's made hundreds of children sick across the country.
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Tennessee's charter movement ranked ninth out of 26 statesTennessee's charter movement ranked ninth out of 26 statesThe National Alliance for Public Charter Schools on Wednesday named Tennessee ninth in the nation when it comes to the "health" of its charter school movement in a newly released report.
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Watt's Bar new nuclear reactor passes major testWatt's Bar new nuclear reactor passes major testCrews assembled the core of the reactor and put it through a test called a "primary cold hydro" to make sure it can hold pressure safely, even if it rises above normal levels.
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Another warm & dry day Thursday ... t-showers by FridayAnother warm & dry day Thursday ... t-showers by FridayAnother warm and dry day returns on Thursday, with showers & storms expected Friday as a strong cold front sweeps in.
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USDA drops rabies vaccine baits for raccoonsUSDA drops rabies vaccine baits for raccoonsU.S. health officials are getting creative to vaccinate raccoon against rabies throughout Tennessee.
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Knox health officials reiterate: Don't worry about ebolaKnox health officials reiterate: Don't worry about ebolaEbola is transmitted through direct contact with a sick person's bodily fluids, so patients typically pass it to family members and caregivers
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Convicted sex offender arrested for being at a school, selling gunsConvicted sex offender arrested for being at a school, selling gunsThe Knox County Sheriff's Office arrested Wilbur Eugene Grodeman, 74, this week for being on school property and for being in possession of firearms.
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Pair charged with dragging dog from moving carPair charged with dragging dog from moving carJohn Brooks was driving the car. His passenger, Cyrstal Ledford, told the officer she had tied the dog's leash to the gear shift.
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Stocks sink for 3rd day as Dow plunges 238 pointsStocks sink for 3rd day as Dow plunges 238 pointsStocks dropped as global growth fears grow and Hong Kong standoff drags on.
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Rapper Lil Jon: A Vol fan or what?Rapper Lil Jon: A Vol fan or what?Rapper Lil Jon tweeted a message to @Vol_Football on Saturday, saying simply "Holla @ me."
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Herbert Slatery sworn in as Tennessee's 27th AGHerbert Slatery sworn in as Tennessee's 27th AGHerbert Slatery has been sworn in as Tennessee's 27th attorney general, the first Republican to hold the office since Reconstruction.
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Remains of missing Cumberland Co. woman foundRemains of missing Cumberland Co. woman foundSheriff Cox said that Nina Karen Owens' death is being investigated as a homicide.
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Tennessee gas prices could slide below $3 this winterTennessee gas prices could slide below $3 this winterDrivers across the country paid the lowest September gas prices in four years last month, and experts say prices will only get lower in the months ahead
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122 veterans go to Washington D.C. for HonorAir's 17th flight122 veterans go to Washington D.C. for HonorAir's 17th flightIt's a one day, all expense paid trip to Washington D.C. so veterans can see the memorials built for their sacrifice.
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247Sports: Gators' LB: Hurd can't hang with us247Sports: Gators' LB: Hurd can't hang with usFlorida linebacker Jarrad Davis on Jalen Hurd: "I don't think he can hang with us."
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Ball pours $1M of own money into Senate campaignBall pours $1M of own money into Senate campaignGordon Ball is a Knoxville attorney who largely self-funded his primary campaign with $408,000 of his own money.
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Governor defends TennCare directorGovernor defends TennCare directorGov. Bill Haslam praised TennCare Director Darin Gordon on Tuesday for saving tax dollars, despite a federal notice that the program's backlog of applications violates U.S. law
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Hiring our Heroes job fair will be Wednesday in KnoxvilleHiring our Heroes job fair will be Wednesday in KnoxvilleA special job fair Wednesday in Knoxville is designed to help veterans find a job after their military careers are over.
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Commissioner rethinking handling of older teensCommissioner rethinking handling of older teensOfficials say 38 percent of the 306 delinquents in the department's custody are 17 and 18 year olds, and they cause about 70 percent of the problems
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Texas girl taken by mom 12 years ago rescued in MexicoTexas girl taken by mom 12 years ago rescued in MexicoSabrina was rescued in a secret mission near Mexico City and returned to the U.S.
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Tenn. city fined for dumping raw sewage in riverTenn. city fined for dumping raw sewage in riverTDEC reported that the Sneedville sewer treatment plant had "excessive" sewer plant bypasses of treatment between January and May.
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Secret Service director resignsSecret Service director resignsResignations follows a series of security lapses by the Secret Service.
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Georgia man killed in fatal crash on I-40Georgia man killed in fatal crash on I-40According to the Knox County Sheriff's Office, a 2002 Mitsubishi Mirage crashed into the back of a flatbed tractor trailer.
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Congressional balance of power: Why it mattersCongressional balance of power: Why it mattersUSA TODAY's Susan Page explains the Congressional balance of power and why it's important.
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Vols fans plug in early to prime parking spotsVols fans plug in early to prime parking spotsThis weekend, Tennessee takes on the Gators at Neyland Stadium. Thousands will tailgate before the game on Saturday, but some have already started.
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Dallas hospital diagnoses first patient with EbolaDallas hospital diagnoses first patient with EbolaA man diagnosed with Ebola is in intensive care at a Dallas hospital.
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Fort Campbell troops headed to Liberia to fight EbolaFort Campbell troops headed to Liberia to fight EbolaAbout 1,400 soldiers, including 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) troops, will head to Liberia in October to help support the fight against the Ebola virus that is spreading across West Africa, a Pentagon official said Tuesday.
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Secret Service Director Julia Pierson resigned Wednesday, a day after her congressional testimony about lapses in President Obama's security drew calls for her dismissal.
Sabrina Allen, who was abducted in 2002 in Texas at age 4 by her mother, has been rescued near Mexico City and returned to the United States, the FBI said Wednesday.
A man infected with Ebola was allowed to leave a Dallas hospital last week because the results of a screening weren't shared with his health care team, hospital officials said Wednesday.
October 1, 2014, 6 p.m. - The Knox County BOE chose Mike McMillan as chair by a vote of 5-to-4. McMillan has gone from being the only board member to vote against keeping superintendent McIntyre last December to now being the board's leader.
This week is Mental Illness Awareness Week and the Behavioral Health Awareness Coalition is teaming up with Helen Ross McNabb for several community events.
CDC and other health officials say the Ebola virus is contained and the public is not at risk.
One year later, some of the survivors of a church bus crash are back at the conference they were in part to confront the tragedy that changed their church forever. 10-1-14
A low-cost, early stage colon cancer blood test developed by a Knoxville-based company is a step closer to becoming a reality.