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Georgia family wants Bergdahl held accountable

Georgia family wants Bergdahl held accountableThe family of a Georgia soldier who risked his life - and suffered injuries - while looking for Bowe Berghdahl wants to see him held accountable for his alleged desertion.
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  • 4 hours, 48 minutes ago
Companies

Alcoa $259 million loan supports auto-metal expansion

Alcoa $259 million loan supports auto-metal expansionThe government is giving Alcoa a financial shot in the arm by loaning $259 million for the plant's automobile expansion.
  • Companies
  • 7 hours, 21 minutes ago
News

McQueen: Higher standards good for TN students

McQueen: Higher standards good for TN studentsTennessee's new education commissioner told a Knoxville audience Thursday night that higher standards for Tennessee students are a good thing.
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  • 3 hours, 52 minutes ago
Hamblen - Jefferson - Cocke - Greene

Sheriff: Mother orders inmate son to beat another prisoner

Sheriff: Mother orders inmate son to beat another prisonerA Hamblen County Jail inmate told officials that he was carrying out his mother's orders when he, along with two other prisoners, attacked the man accused of stabbing his mother's boyfriend.
  • Hamblen - Jefferson - Cocke - Greene
  • 12 hours, 30 minutes ago
Events

Museum of Appalachia announces Fall Homecoming lineup

Museum of Appalachia announces Fall Homecoming lineupOfficials are already planning for and promoting their 36th Annual Tennessee Fall Homecoming, which will be October 9-11.
  • Events
  • 7 hours, 14 minutes ago
Money

'Big Ears' festival making big impact on Knoxville economy

'Big Ears' festival making big impact on Knoxville economyA nationally recognized Knoxville festival will be kicking off its 7th consecutive year of music and arts beginning Friday.
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  • 8 hours, 50 minutes ago
News

Dandridge man pleads guilty to 2013 vehicular homicde

Dandridge man pleads guilty to 2013 vehicular homicdeA Dandridge man will serve a 12-year prison sentence after pleading guilty Thursday in Knox County Criminal Court to vehicular homicide.
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  • 5 hours, 15 minutes ago
News

NRA wants to give lawmakers free concert tickets

NRA wants to give lawmakers free concert ticketsThe National Rifle Association wants to offer state lawmakers free tickets to a show featuring Alan Jackson and Jeff Foxworthy in April when the national gun organization's annual convention comes to Nashville.
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  • 5 hours, 42 minutes ago
News

UT's Coleman Thomas charged with felony theft of Xbox, games

UT's Coleman Thomas charged with felony theft of Xbox, gamesUniversity of Tennessee offensive lineman Coleman Thomas has been charged with stealing a UT student's Xbox One game player along with three games.
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  • 10 hours, 24 minutes ago
Nation

Blast, fire erupt in NYC's East Village; 19 hurt

Blast, fire erupt in NYC's East Village; 19 hurtFour hospitalized in critical condition after possible gas explosion, officials say
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  • 3 hours, 7 minutes ago
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Heading to Spokane? It's a loonnnggg trip

Heading to Spokane? It's a loonnnggg tripThe Tennessee Lady Vols are spending their first full day in Spokane, Wash., preparing for Saturday night's match against Gonzaga in the Sweet 16 of the NCAA Tournament.
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  • 9 hours, 22 minutes ago
World

Prosecutor: Passengers shrieked as jet crashed into Alps

Prosecutor: Passengers shrieked as jet crashed into AlpsCo-pilot deliberately worked to "destroy" the plane, French prosecutor said.
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  • 7 hours, 44 minutes ago
News

Trustee Shouse to have prostate removed

Trustee Shouse to have prostate removedKnox County Trustee Ed Shouse will undergo surgery Monday to have his prostate removed and should be back to work the following week.
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  • 9 hours, 57 minutes ago
Politics

Proposed bill to ban passenger drinking still alive in legislature

Proposed bill to ban passenger drinking still alive in legislatureRight now, Tennessee law allows anyone but the driver to drink, some people call it the "pass it over" law
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  • 10 hours, 34 minutes ago
Politics

Senate passes bill to remove sprinkler requirements for town homes

Senate passes bill to remove sprinkler requirements for town homesUnder the proposal, while the state couldn't require them, local governments could still decide whether to make the sprinklers mandatory.
  • Politics
  • 10 hours, 33 minutes ago
Local

Weak earthquake shakes East Tenn. late Wednesday night

Weak earthquake shakes East Tenn. late Wednesday nightPeople in several areas in East Tennessee felt the ground rumble late Wednesday night, after a weak earthquake shook the area.
  • Local
  • 14 hours, 41 minutes ago
Ways to Save

Easter's most popular candy secret

Easter's most popular candy secretAnother melt in your mouth deal expected to sell-out.
  • Ways to Save
  • 2 hours, 45 minutes ago
Sports

Lady Vols practice in front of Sasquatch

Lady Vols practice in front of SasquatchLady Vols practice in front of Sasquatch
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  • 2 hours, 47 minutes ago
News

Do's and don'ts of Tennessee's new social media law

Do's and don'ts of Tennessee's new social media lawThe Employee Online Privacy Act of 2014, which went into effect the first of this year, provides clear guidelines to help employers navigate the numerous scenarios involving employees' personal Internet activity.
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  • 19 hours, 3 minutes ago
Nation

Co-pilot who crashed German plane trained in Arizona

Co-pilot who crashed German plane trained in ArizonaThe co-pilot responsible for crashing a Germanwings airplane into the French Alps underwent training at a facility in Goodyear, Arizona.
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  • 2 hours, 59 minutes ago
World

Mystery deepens over why co-pilot crashed plane in Alps

Mystery deepens over why co-pilot crashed plane in AlpsAndreas Lubitz, 27, was a skilled pilot, happy with his job and no terrorist ties.
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  • 9 hours, 57 minutes ago
News

Anti-drug group concerned over Ky. 'needle exchange' law

Anti-drug group concerned over Ky. 'needle exchange' lawCUMBERLAND GAP -- On Wednesday, Kentucky Gov. Steve Beshear signed a massive heroin initiative he called "historic."
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  • 1 day, 3 hours ago
Men's Basketball

UT's Donnie Tyndall has second meeting with NCAA

UT's Donnie Tyndall has second meeting with NCAAYahoo Sports reported Wednesday night that Tyndall met again with the NCAA on Monday, regarding potential violations during his tenure at Southern Mississippi.
  • Men's Basketball
  • 15 hours, 13 minutes ago
News

Legislative update: Alcohol, 'God' measures advance; helmet, guns bills dead

Legislative update: Alcohol, 'God' measures advance; helmet, guns bills deadNASHVILLE - As state lawmakers sense the end of the legislative session drawing nearer they must decide the fate of controversial bills that have piled up during the year.
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  • 1 day, 4 hours ago
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