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Clinton bomb squad robot company seals air drone deal

Clinton bomb squad robot company seals air drone dealRemotec in Clinton, TN, is expanding beyond bomb squad robots by becoming the US dealer for German AirRobot aircraft.
  • News
  • 1 hour, 48 minutes ago
News

'Miracle dog' survives car hit, hammering

'Miracle dog' survives car hit, hammeringStray pup in eastern Washington facing surgery, adoption after death-defying ordeal.
  • News
  • 1 hour, 42 minutes ago
Local

Horse Haven prepares for biggest fundraiser

Horse Haven prepares for biggest fundraiserOne local rescue organization is working to rescue malnourished and battered horses.
  • Local
  • 3 hours, 15 minutes ago
Business

McDonald's raises pay for 90,000 workers

McDonald's raises pay for 90,000 workersMcDonald's, which has been struggling with sagging sales, will boost pay starting in July
  • Business
  • 31 minutes ago
Men's Basketball

UT pays search firm $51,000 for help with Barnes hire

UT pays search firm $51,000 for help with Barnes hireFor the first time under Dave Hart, Tennessee used a search firm to find its next basketball coach.
  • Men's Basketball
  • 4 hours, 26 minutes ago
Politics

Mother fights to show murder victims' photos in court

Mother fights to show murder victims' photos in courtTennessee lawmakers proposed a new bill on Wednesday that could force judges to allow juries to see a living picture of a murder victim.
  • Politics
  • 5 hours, 39 minutes ago
Politics

Bill to make Bible official state book of Tennessee advances

Bill to make Bible official state book of Tennessee advancesA proposal to make the Bible the official state book of Tennessee is advancing in the state House despite constitutional questions raised by the state attorney general's office.
  • Politics
  • 4 hours, 1 minute ago
Downtown - UT

KPD drops rape investigation against ex-UT football player

KPD drops rape investigation against ex-UT football playerKnoxville police has closed a rape investigation against a former University of Tennessee football player.
  • Downtown - UT
  • 7 hours, 31 minutes ago
Crime

Autopsy: Blunt force trauma kills 5-year-old Marion Co. boy

Autopsy: 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.
  • Crime
  • 6 hours, 44 minutes ago
Crime

Former UT football player charged with aggravated burglary, theft

Former UT football player charged with aggravated burglary, theftA grand jury indicted a former Tennessee football player on burglary charges in Meigs County, reports WRCB.
  • Crime
  • 8 hours, 21 minutes ago
Politics

Senate approves guns-in-parks bill

Senate 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.
  • Politics
  • 10 hours, 20 minutes ago
Local

Knox Co. Schools deny discrimination against autistic boy

Knox Co. Schools deny discrimination against autistic boyLocal 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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  • 2 hours, 30 minutes ago
Local

Federal judge rules in favor of Smokies backcountry fee

Federal 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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  • 10 hours, 16 minutes ago
Vols

Barnes knows Rocky Top, "honored" to be here

Barnes 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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  • 22 hours ago
Local

Whiteoak Sink area reopens after closure to protect bats

Whiteoak 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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  • 9 hours, 35 minutes ago
Women's Basketball

Lady Vols to use sting of Elite Eight loss as motivation

Lady 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
  • 7 hours, 10 minutes ago
Maryville - Blount

71-year-old man shot in his chest at his Maryville home

71-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
  • 9 hours, 56 minutes ago
News

Houseboat gets stuck under I-40 bridge near downtown Nashville

Houseboat 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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  • 8 hours, 13 minutes ago
Washington

Ark. governor won't sign 'religious freedom' bill as is

Ark. governor won't sign 'religious freedom' bill as isRepublican governor wants lawmakers to either recall the bill or pass a follow-up measure.
  • Washington
  • 5 hours, 43 minutes ago
Music

John Lennon's ex-wife, Cynthia Lennon, dies

John 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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  • 4 hours, 58 minutes ago
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
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  • 1 day, 1 hour ago
Local Forecast

Warm weather for rest of week; storms Thursday & Friday

Warm 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
  • 2 hours, 26 minutes ago
Money

Haslam amends budget to save mental health services

Haslam amends budget to save mental health servicesProposed mental health cuts potentially affecting thousands in Tennessee are being restored.
  • Money
  • 22 hours, 19 minutes ago
World

The world's oldest person dies at 117

The world's oldest person dies at 117Misao Okawa died of heart failure at her Osaka nursing home.
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  • 10 hours, 24 minutes ago
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