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Politics

For Insure Tennessee backers, hope is lost again

For 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
  • Politics
  • 46 minutes ago
Politics

Sponsor withdraws Tennessee abortion ultrasound bill

Sponsor withdraws Tennessee abortion ultrasound billA bill that originally sought to require ultrasound images be shown or described to women seeking abortions in Tennessee has been withdrawn for the year.
  • Politics
  • 2 hours, 30 minutes ago
Vols

Lady Vols committed to doing better next year

Lady Vols committed to doing better next yearNow that the Lady Vols will have a clean bill of health for next season, in addition to three impactful newcomers, they say that they will do whatever it takes to avoid the feeling they endured Monday night
  • Vols
  • 2 hours, 24 minutes ago
Local

PIlot Flying J settles 4 rebate fraud cases

PIlot Flying J settles 4 rebate fraud casesFour trucking companies have settled lawsuits against Pilot Flying J
  • Local
  • 4 hours, 40 minutes ago
Politics

Amended bill would delay Tennessee school voucher plan

Amended bill would delay Tennessee school voucher planA proposal that seeks to create a school voucher program in Tennessee has been amended to delay the plan for a year.
  • Politics
  • 2 hours, 8 minutes ago
Local

Future of Hawkins Co. cemetery still uncertain

Future of Hawkins Co. cemetery still uncertain. Investigators said 128 plots were double-sold and ownership will be based on who bought each site first.
  • Local
  • 4 hours, 48 minutes ago
Politics

Lawmakers delay making Bible official book of Tennessee

Lawmakers delay making Bible official book of TennesseeAlthough dozens of lawmakers are sponsoring a bill to make the Bible the official book of Tennessee, a Republican leaders says the bill makes him "very uncomfortable."
  • Politics
  • 7 hours, 11 minutes ago
North Knoxville

Two people shot during robbery that involved drugs

Two people shot during robbery that involved drugsTwo people were shot, including an innocent bystander, during robbery that involved drugs at a north Knoxville apartment complex late Monday night, according to a Knoxville Police Department release.
  • North Knoxville
  • 11 hours, 37 minutes ago
Local

Fate of dog that attacked 78-year-old woman still unknown

Fate of dog that attacked 78-year-old woman still unknownA dog owner, whose bulldog attacked a 78-year-old woman on a Farragut greenway, has come forward after his wife saw the story on WBIR.
  • Local
  • 2 hours, 15 minutes ago
Men's Basketball

UT hires Rick Barnes as next basketball coach

UT hires Rick Barnes as next basketball coachRick Barnes has begun his era as men's basketball coach at Tennessee.
  • Men's Basketball
  • 10 hours, 14 minutes ago
Men's Basketball

Welcome to Rocky Top, Coach Rick Barnes!

Welcome to Rocky Top, Coach Rick Barnes!Close up of the Barnes and Harts with the Pat Summitt statue.
  • Men's Basketball
  • 5 hours, 43 minutes ago
Sports

Get to know new Vols' coach Rick Barnes

Get to know new Vols' coach Rick BarnesHe was born in Hickory, North Carolina on July 17, 1954. He was a standout basketball player at Hickory High, where he graduated in 1973.
  • Sports
  • 10 hours, 15 minutes ago
Oak Ridge - Anderson

Former nurse pleads not guilty to filing false report

Former nurse pleads not guilty to filing false reportA former nurse pleaded not guilty to filing a false report on the death of an inmate in the Anderson County jail.
  • Oak Ridge - Anderson
  • 8 hours, 9 minutes ago
Nation

Go inside Mike Tyson's abondoned mansion from the 80s

Go inside Mike Tyson's abondoned mansion from the 80sPhotographer Johnny Joo gained access to an abandoned mansion once owned by boxing legend Mike Tyson. More of Joo's photos can be found at Facebook.com/JohnnyJooPhotography and ArchitecturalAfterlife.com.
  • Nation
  • 8 hours, 14 minutes ago
Politics

Senate to decide fate of Haslam's Insure Tennessee proposal

Senate to decide fate of Haslam's Insure Tennessee proposalRepublican Gov. Bill Haslam's Insure Tennessee proposal is up for a key vote in the Senate Commerce Committee on Tuesday.
  • Politics
  • 12 hours, 7 minutes ago
Local

What you need to know Tuesday

What you need to know TuesdayHere are several stories to follow Tuesday, March 31, 2015.
  • Local
  • 13 hours, 38 minutes ago
Politics

Koch Brothers group relaunches ads to defeat Insure Tennessee

Koch Brothers group relaunches ads to defeat Insure TennesseeThe Tennessee chapter of Americans for Prosperity relaunched a second round of radio ads Monday aimed at defeating Gov. Bill Haslam's plan to use federal dollars to help working people buy into employer-sponsored health plans and expand Medicaid eligibility to poor...
  • Politics
  • 12 hours, 14 minutes ago
Sports

Lady Vols fall short of Final Four

Lady Vols fall short of Final FourThe longest stretch in the history of the Lady Vols without a Final Four appearance will continue for at least one more season.
  • Sports
  • 21 hours, 52 minutes ago
Local Forecast

Mild weather will continue for next couple of days

Mild weather will continue for next couple of daysNice mild weather will continue for the next couple of days.
  • Local Forecast
  • 2 hours, 13 minutes ago
East Knoxville

Fire destroys east Knoxville home early Tuesday morning

Fire destroys east Knoxville home early Tuesday morningA fire early Tuesday morning destroyed an east Knoxville home.
  • East Knoxville
  • 15 hours, 13 minutes ago
News

TN House passes guns-in-parks bill

TN House passes guns-in-parks billNASHVILLE - The House has passed a bill to strip city and county governments of the power to ban guns in parks, playgrounds and sports fields.
  • News
  • 1 day, 1 hour ago
News

TN Senate passes 'voucher' bill; House considers it Tuesday

TN Senate passes 'voucher' bill; House considers it TuesdayOn Monday the Senate voted 24-8 in favor of voucher legislation that aims to provide low-income students with a state-funded scholarship so they can attend a private school.
  • News
  • 1 day ago
News

Deadline falls Tuesday for schools to seek snow day waivers

Deadline falls Tuesday for schools to seek snow day waiversSome East Tennessee students will be spending more time in the classroom to make up for all their extra snow days
  • News
  • 22 hours, 9 minutes ago
News

One-in-five suffer 'exploding head syndrome'

One-in-five suffer 'exploding head syndrome'A study of college students found one-in-five suffer from a syndrome that causes them to be awakened by an abrupt but non-existent loud noise.
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  • 9 minutes ago
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