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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originally sought to require ultrasound images be shown or described to women seeking abortions in Tennessee has been withdrawn for the year.
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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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Mild weather will continue for next couple of daysMild weather will continue for next couple of daysNice mild weather will continue for the next couple of days.
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Fire destroys east Knoxville home early Tuesday morningFire destroys east Knoxville home early Tuesday morningA fire early Tuesday morning destroyed an east Knoxville home.
- East Knoxville
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TN House passes guns-in-parks billTN 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.
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TN Senate passes 'voucher' bill; House considers it TuesdayTN 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.
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Deadline falls Tuesday for schools to seek snow day waiversDeadline 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
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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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Hero kids get surprise after saving baby brotherHero kids get surprise after saving baby brotherA stranger rewarded two siblings with a special gift after they chased after a teenager who kidnapped their baby brother.
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Google Maps pulls off fun 'Pac-Man' April Fools' trickGoogle Maps pulls off fun 'Pac-Man' April Fools' trickIn time for April Fools' Day, Google is using Maps to pay tribute to a classic video game Pac-Man, allowing users to play it in their own city streets.
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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 time for April Fools' Day, Google is using Maps to pay tribute to a classic video game Pac-Man, allowing users to play it in their own city streets.
Opportunities for a second chances come in many forms. For a Rottweiler named Brutus, he's taking steps towards a new lease on life – steps that wouldn't be possible without prosthetic limbs.
3/31/15. Meteorologist Todd Howell has your Tuesday evening forecast
The dog that attacked a 78-year-old woman is in a 10 day quarantine at an animal shelter. The owner came forward after watching a report on WBIR last night.
Tennessee's new basketball coach has deep ties to Knoxville--- he's from Hickory, and courted a UT student who became his wife
Indiana's Religious Freedom Restoration Act, which takes effect July 1, would prohibit laws that "substantially burden" a person's freedom of religion unless the government can prove a compelling interest in imposing that burden.