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AG: Inability to procreate a strike against same-sex marriage

AG: Inability to procreate a strike against same-sex marriageNASHVILLE - The ability of heterosexual couples — and not same-sex couples — to have children is one reason why the U.S. Supreme Court should not recognize gay marriage, attorneys for Tennessee say.
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  • 14 minutes ago
News

Morristown man charged with plot to kill his wife

Morristown man charged with plot to kill his wifeA 33-year-old Morristown man faces charges of conspiracy to commit murder in connection with a plot he hatched to kill his ex-wife, authorities allege.
  • News
  • 4 hours, 44 minutes ago
Men's Basketball

Donnie Tyndall's past caught up to him

Donnie Tyndall's past caught up to himDonnie Tyndall arrived at the University of Tennessee with plenty of baggage.
  • Men's Basketball
  • 9 hours, 42 minutes ago
Vols

Tyndall 'saddened' but wishes UT success

Tyndall 'saddened' but wishes UT successFormer UT men's basketball coach Donnie Tyndall, who was fired Friday morning amid allegations that he violated NCAA rules, said he is "saddened" by his separation from the university, and will cooperate with investigators.
  • Vols
  • 4 hours, 40 minutes ago
Tech

Astronaut Kelly, a UT grad, launches on record-setting trip

Astronaut Kelly, a UT grad, launches on record-setting tripTwin brother will undergo same tests to compare effects of space living.
  • Tech
  • 5 hours, 30 minutes ago
Vols

Who could be Tennessee's next head basketball coach?

Who could be Tennessee's next head basketball coach?As the search begins, many names will be tossed out as potential candidates.
  • Vols
  • 4 hours, 23 minutes ago
Downtown - UT

Admitted McClung arsonist misses court date, co-defendant in jail

Admitted McClung arsonist misses court date, co-defendant in jailA homeless man who admitted last year he set the fire that destroyed the remnants of the McClung warehouses on Jackson Avenue failed to show up for a court date Friday.
  • Downtown - UT
  • 2 hours, 46 minutes ago
News

Former Meigs County interim finance director accused of theft, misconduct

Former Meigs County interim finance director accused of theft, misconductThe former Meigs County interim finance director is accused of official misconduct and stealing more than $10,000.
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  • 3 hours, 44 minutes ago
Sports

Patton Robinette's career at Vandy over; he's ready for med school

Patton Robinette's career at Vandy over; he's ready for med schoolNASHVILLE - Vanderbilt quarterback Patton Robinette's career has abruptly ended, with Robinette citing health concerns and his upcoming entrance into medical school.
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  • 6 hours, 29 minutes ago
Life

Covenant Health announces Biggest Winners

Covenant Health announces Biggest WinnersAfter months of hard work training for Sunday's Covenant Health Knoxville Marathon members of the Biggest Winner Team joined together Friday for one last appearance on Live at Five at 4.
  • Life
  • 4 hours, 33 minutes ago
Men's Basketball

Donnie Tyndall fired as UT men's basketball coach

Donnie Tyndall fired as UT men's basketball coachThe University of Tennessee has fired Donnie Tyndall as head coach of the men's basketball team amid NCAA's investigation into his tenure at Southern Mississippi.
  • Men's Basketball
  • 9 hours, 20 minutes ago
Sports

Rucker: Five thoughts on dark day for Vols

Rucker: Five thoughts on dark day for VolsFive things to contemplate on a day that saw yet another Vols coach departure
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  • 6 hours, 9 minutes ago
Nation

Tenn. boy's 'military haircut' spurs suspension threat

Tenn. boy's 'military haircut' spurs suspension threatSchool principal deemed the haircut against policy banning 'mohawk or other extreme cuts.'
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  • 13 hours, 25 minutes ago
World

Prosecutor: German co-pilot hid illness from employer

Prosecutor: German co-pilot hid illness from employerPolice found a torn up doctor's note at his residence on the day of the crash that killed 150.
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  • 10 hours, 1 minute ago
News

KPD: Homeless man, 37, shot north of downtown

KPD: Homeless man, 37, shot north of downtownThe man shot late Thursday northwest of downtown has been identified as 37-year-old Jason Larkins.
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  • 6 hours, 15 minutes ago
Vols

The search for UT's next basketball coach

The search for UT's next basketball coachUT finds itself looking for another basketball coach. Two have been fired and one has quit since 2011. March 27, 2015
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  • 41 minutes ago
Music

Kenny Chesney tops 12 a.m. with Taylor Swift, Joe Walsh

Kenny Chesney tops 12 a.m. with Taylor Swift, Joe WalshKenny Chesney launched his The Big Revival Tour at Nashville's Bridgestone Arena Thursday night with a three-hour song circus complete with a bevy of special guests.
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  • 9 hours, 7 minutes ago
Hamblen - Jefferson - Cocke - Greene

Man accused of trying to hire person to murder ex-wife

Man accused of trying to hire person to murder ex-wifeDeputies arrested a Hamblen County man accused of trying to hire a person to murder his ex-wife.
  • Hamblen - Jefferson - Cocke - Greene
  • 9 hours, 54 minutes ago
Nation

OU frat racist chant learned on nat'l leadership cruise

OU frat racist chant learned on nat'l leadership cruiseThe University of Oklahoma will hire a new vice president to handle diversity efforts in the wake of the racist chant that made national headlines earlier this month, the university's president announced Friday.
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  • 1 hour, 5 minutes ago
Oak Ridge - Anderson

Officials: Cigarette may have sparked fire in Oak Ridge duplex

Officials: Cigarette may have sparked fire in Oak Ridge duplexFirefighters believe a discarded cigarette sparked a fire that damaged an Oak Ridge duplex.
  • Oak Ridge - Anderson
  • 10 hours, 15 minutes ago
News

UT grad Scott Kelly to launch into space for yearlong mission

UT grad Scott Kelly to launch into space for yearlong missionA University of Tennessee graduate will blast off into space on Friday to embark on a one-year mission in space, a first for an American astronaut.
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  • 14 hours, 20 minutes ago
Downtown - UT

Big Ears Festival kicks off Friday in downtown Knoxville

Big Ears Festival kicks off Friday in downtown KnoxvilleBig Ears Festival will fill downtown Knoxville with music this weekend.
  • Downtown - UT
  • 14 hours ago
Nation

Amanda Knox on verdict: 'I am tremendously relieved'

Amanda Knox on verdict: 'I am tremendously relieved'Amanda Knox's ride through the Italian justice system is now over after a court overturned her conviction for the murder of her roommate in 2007.
  • Nation
  • 1 hour, 5 minutes ago
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Neighbor: West Knox breeder kept too many dogs

Neighbor: West Knox breeder kept too many dogsThe fate of more than two dozen dogs is up in the air as a West Knox County breeder is accused of animal cruelty
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  • 1 day, 1 hour ago
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