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KPD drops rape investigation against ex-UT football playerKPD drops rape investigation against ex-UT football playerKnoxville police has closed a rape investigation against a former University of Tennessee football player.
- Downtown - UT
- 4 hours, 41 minutes ago
Autopsy: Blunt force trauma kills 5-year-old Marion Co. boyAutopsy: Blunt force trauma kills 5-year-old Marion Co. boyA district attorney confirmed to WRCB that a 5-year-old child died from blunt force trauma to his head in Marion County.
- 3 hours, 54 minutes ago
2 abortion bills to be debated in House2 abortion bills to be debated in HouseHouse lawmakers are expected to debate two abortion-related bills this afternoon.
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Former UT football player charged with aggravated burglary, theftFormer UT football player charged with aggravated burglary, theftA grand jury indicted a former Tennessee football player on burglary charges in Meigs County, reports WRCB.
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Senate approves guns-in-parks billSenate approves guns-in-parks billTennessee senators approved a bill to quash local bans on guns in parks, sending the measure by a 26-7 one step closer to the desk of Gov. Bill Haslam.
- 7 hours, 30 minutes ago
Knox Co. Schools to argue against civil rights complaintKnox Co. Schools to argue against civil rights complaintLocal parents, who have accused Knox County Schools of discriminating against their 10-year-old son who has autism, are now moving forward with a civil rights complaint that the district will hear on Wednesday.
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Federal judge rules in favor of Smokies backcountry feeFederal judge rules in favor of Smokies backcountry feeA federal judge ruled against a group targeting a backcountry camping fee in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park.
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Barnes knows Rocky Top, "honored" to be hereBarnes knows Rocky Top, "honored" to be hereThe Rick Barnes era at the University of Tennessee officially kicked off Tuesday as the former long-time Texas coach took over the men's basketball program, becoming the fourth new face to lead the Vols in the past four years.
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Whiteoak Sink area reopens after closure to protect batsWhiteoak Sink area reopens after closure to protect batsGreat Smoky Mountains National Park officials are reopening the Whiteoak Sink area but only on a limited basis.
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Lady Vols to use sting of Elite Eight loss as motivationLady Vols to use sting of Elite Eight loss as motivationA roster that lacked depth as the season wore on didn't keep Tennessee from making its 30th Elite Eight appearance in program history.
- Women's Basketball
- 4 hours, 20 minutes ago
71-year-old man shot in his chest at his Maryville home71-year-old man shot in his chest at his Maryville homeCrews took a 71-year-old man to the hospital after he was shot in the chest at his home in Maryville early Wednesday morning.
- Maryville - Blount
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Houseboat gets stuck under I-40 bridge near downtown NashvilleHouseboat gets stuck under I-40 bridge near downtown NashvilleA semi hauling a houseboat got stuck under a bridge on Interstate 40 south of downtown Nashville on Wednesday morning.
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Ark. governor won't sign 'religious freedom' bill as isArk. governor won't sign 'religious freedom' bill as isRepublican governor wants lawmakers to either recall the bill or pass a follow-up measure.
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John Lennon's ex-wife, Cynthia Lennon, diesJohn Lennon's ex-wife, Cynthia Lennon, diesThe first wife of John Lennon and mother of Julian has died of cancer in Mallorca, Spain.
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For Insure Tennessee backers, hope is lost againFor Insure Tennessee backers, hope is lost againThe proposal to extend health coverage to 280,000 low-income Tennesseans was defeated 6-2 in the Senate Commerce Committee on Tuesday. I
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Warm weather for rest of week; storms Thursday & FridayWarm weather for rest of week; storms Thursday & FridayContinued mild to warm weather for the rest of the week. Storms arrive Thursday into Friday.
- Local Forecast
- 11 hours, 30 minutes ago
Haslam amends budget to save mental health servicesHaslam amends budget to save mental health servicesProposed mental health cuts potentially affecting thousands in Tennessee are being restored.
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The world's oldest person dies at 117The world's oldest person dies at 117Misao Okawa died of heart failure at her Osaka nursing home.
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Rick Barnes being hired at UT is like coming homeRick Barnes being hired at UT is like coming homeNew UT basketball coach Rick Barnes has a lot of connections to the Knoxville area. His wife, Candy, graduated from the University of Tennessee in 1975 with a degree in biology.
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J. Paul Getty's grandson found deadJ. Paul Getty's grandson found deadGetty had recently taken out a restraining order on a woman, according to a report.
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TBI: Former Scott Co. deputy stole confiscated drugsTBI: Former Scott Co. deputy stole confiscated drugsA former Scott County deputy stole confiscated drugs and broke into his co-worker's offices, according to a TBI investigation.
- Scott - Campbell - Morgan
- 21 hours, 58 minutes ago
Barnes comes with impressive academic recordBarnes comes with impressive academic recordAs the University of Tennessee welcomes its new men's basketball head coach, Rick Barnes, the spotlighting is shining on Barnes' success both on and off the court.
- 19 hours, 41 minutes ago
Funding approved to design bathrooms for Market SquareFunding approved to design bathrooms for Market SquareThe City Council approved a contract Tuesday night for architects to start the design work for bathrooms in the Market Square parking garage.
- Downtown - UT
- 20 hours, 21 minutes ago
April Fool's Day 2015: Legit freebies, huge dealsApril Fool's Day 2015: Legit freebies, huge dealsApril Fool's Day 2015 freebies, deals and no pranks - just price drops!
- Ways to Save
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UT will pay Rick Barnes $2.25 million annually for six seasonsUT will pay Rick Barnes $2.25 million annually for six seasonsRick Barnes signed an agreement with the University of Tennessee to earn $2.25 million annually for six seasons as the head coach of the men's basketball program.
- Men's Basketball
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Audit: Prisoners, dead among those receiving unemploymentAudit: Prisoners, dead among those receiving unemploymentDead people, prisoners and state employees are on the rolls of those receiving unemployment benefits in Tennessee, in spite of repeated warnings that the state is improperly paying out tens of millions in jobless claims.
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Michigan company bringing 202 jobs to KnoxvilleMichigan company bringing 202 jobs to KnoxvilleThe Michigan company will invest $10.4 million to begin operating out of an existing building located at 1821 Mid Park Drive.
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In Your Area
Community learning center opens to the public
One local rescue organization is working to rescue malnourished and battered horses.
The Tennessee House of Representatives will take up the Right to Try bill- HB 143. The bill is largely symbolic, but Dr. Richard Briggs - a state senator and physician- said it could help physicians gets drugs for terminal patients