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- Rick Barnes being hired at UT is like coming home
- Barnes knows Rocky Top, "honored" to be here
- Barnes comes with impressive academic record
- Haslam amends budget to save mental health…
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Smokies reopens Whiteoak Sink but is still protecting batsSmokies reopens Whiteoak Sink but is still protecting batsThe Whiteoak Sink area, located about halfway between Townsend and Cades Cove, is a popular spot for hikers, but also for hibernating bats.
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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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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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Sponsor withdraws Tennessee abortion ultrasound billSponsor 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originally sought to require ultrasound images be shown or described to women seeking abortions in Tennessee has been withdrawn for the year.
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Reports: Video from inside Germanwings flight foundReports: Video from inside Germanwings flight foundPublications say they have seen video from inside the plane just before the crash.
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Lady Vols committed to doing better next yearLady 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
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PIlot Flying J settles 4 rebate fraud casesPIlot Flying J settles 4 rebate fraud casesFour trucking companies have settled lawsuits against Pilot Flying J
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Amended bill would delay Tennessee school voucher planAmended 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.
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Future of Hawkins Co. cemetery still uncertainFuture of Hawkins Co. cemetery still uncertain. Investigators said 128 plots were double-sold and ownership will be based on who bought each site first.
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Lawmakers delay making Bible official book of TennesseeLawmakers 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."
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Two people shot during robbery that involved drugsTwo 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
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Fate of dog that attacked 78-year-old woman still unknownFate 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.
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UT hires Rick Barnes as next basketball coachUT hires Rick Barnes as next basketball coachRick Barnes has begun his era as men's basketball coach at Tennessee.
- Men's Basketball
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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
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Get to know new Vols' coach Rick BarnesGet 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.
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Former nurse pleads not guilty to filing false reportFormer 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
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Go inside Mike Tyson's abondoned mansion from the 80sGo 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.
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Senate to decide fate of Haslam's Insure Tennessee proposalSenate 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.
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What you need to know TuesdayWhat you need to know TuesdayHere are several stories to follow Tuesday, March 31, 2015.
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Koch Brothers group relaunches ads to defeat Insure TennesseeKoch 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...
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Lady Vols fall short of Final FourLady 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.
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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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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 spotlight is shining on Barnes' success both on and off the court.
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10-foot rooster 'mysteriously' stolen from yard10-foot rooster 'mysteriously' stolen from yardThieves in Georgia were able to make off with a store's 10-foot metal rooster despite it weighing over 300 pounds.
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Cute new babies at the zooCute new babies at the zooA pair of baby Chacoan peccaries can now call the Knoxville Zoo home.
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In Your Area
Celebrity stylist Tokyo Stylez surprised Maryville teen Hannah Tate with a custom-made wig for her senior prom. Tate is battling a rare form of cancer.
The new Tennessee Reconnect program offers adults who aren't fresh out of high school a second chance to further their education.
Angie Bjorklund was a member of Tennessee's last national championship team in 2008. The Spokane native will be cheering on the Lady Vols in the Sweet 16 against her sister's school- Gonzaga.
With temperatures expected to dip into the 20s overnight, runners in the Covenant Health Knoxville Marathon will face a cold start Sunday morning.
These lucky riders got to be among the first to take a ride on the just-opened Fury 325 roller coaster.
In this week's Tennessee Travel segment, Dave Jones with the Department of Tourism takes us north on I-75 to Campbell and Claiborne Counties. 3/28/2015
Travis and Mike from the Woodcraft store showed us how to build a slab coffee table. 3/28/2015
A cool day ahead of us with highs in the 50s. We may see a few showers later tonight. Warmer weather returns next week. 3/28/2015