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Economy

Tenn. leaders put off gas tax talk despite needs

Tenn. leaders put off gas tax talk despite needsWhile political leaders in Tennessee agree on the growing need to bolster funding for road building and maintenance, there is little consensus about how to go about doing it.
  • Economy
  • 6 hours, 31 minutes ago
Crime

$4 million in gold stolen from truck in North Carolina

$4 million in gold stolen from truck in North CarolinaAuthorities in eastern North Carolina say armed robbers stole $4 million in gold from a truck traveling on Interstate 95 from Florida to Massachusetts.
  • Crime
  • 2 hours, 15 minutes ago
McMinn - Monroe

Monday marks 3 years since tornado ripped through Tellico Plains

Monday marks 3 years since tornado ripped through Tellico PlainsMonday marks three years since 18 tornadoes touched down across the area.
  • McMinn - Monroe
  • 4 hours, 5 minutes ago
People

Daughter of late civil rights activist to speak at Walters State

Daughter of late civil rights activist to speak at Walters StateThe daughter of late civil rights activist Viola Liuzzo will speak about her mother's legacy at Walters State Community College on Monday afternoon.
  • People
  • 8 hours, 14 minutes ago
Vols

Lady Vols to enter SEC tournament play on Friday

Lady Vols to enter SEC tournament play on FridayThe women's SEC tournament takes place this week in Little Rock, Arkansas.
  • Vols
  • 3 hours, 33 minutes ago
Local

What you need to know Monday

What you need to know MondayHere are several stories to follow Monday, Feb. 2, 2015.
  • Local
  • 7 hours, 52 minutes ago
Tompor

Childless adults can use earned income credit

Childless adults can use earned income creditA smaller credit for people without children is available and can be worth up to $496.
  • Tompor
  • 1 day, 6 hours ago
Flights

Misbehaving toddler gets entire family kicked off flight

Misbehaving toddler gets entire family kicked off flightA couple who couldn't get their toddler to behave basically put an entire plane full of people in the time out corner for half an hour
  • Flights
  • 3 hours, 31 minutes ago
Maryville - Blount

Local cafeteria worker receives national award

Local cafeteria worker receives national awardA member of the cafeteria staff at Maryville High School will receive a big honor in Washington, D.C. Monday.
  • Maryville - Blount
  • 8 hours, 2 minutes ago
News

Australia skydiver survives midair seizure, unconscious free fall

Australia skydiver survives midair seizure, unconscious free fallA man who survived a seizure while skydiving from 12,000 feet in Australia said he spent 30 seconds unconscious in free fall before his instructor saved him.
  • News
  • 3 hours, 16 minutes ago
Life

Knoxville woman works toward GED through Friends of Literacy

Knoxville woman works toward GED through Friends of LiteracyFriends of Literacy has been in the Knoxville area for about 25 years helping people from all backgrounds earn a GED or HiSET.
  • Life
  • 8 hours, 1 minute ago
Crime

Nashville's 'Silver Man' arrested for sexual battery

Nashville's 'Silver Man' arrested for sexual batteryA man familiar to many on Lower Broadway in Nashville for wearing silver makeup and clothing while asking for donations is now in the Metro Jail on a charge of sexual battery.
  • Crime
  • 3 hours, 42 minutes ago
Local Forecast

Rainy start to Monday morning

Rainy start to Monday morningExpect temperatures to fall as your morning progresses. We'll see a drier afternoon with gradually increasing temperatures, with highs reaching 45 degrees.
  • Local Forecast
  • 8 hours, 21 minutes ago
People

That Cindy Crawford photo was a fake

That Cindy Crawford photo was a fakeThat's what she's saying now.
  • People
  • 3 hours, 24 minutes ago
Weather

Rare ice caves form on the Great Lakes

Rare ice caves form on the Great LakesFor the second year in a row, rare ice caves have formed on the Great Lakes. These natural formations are usually seen only once in a decade or so.
  • Weather
  • 6 hours, 23 minutes ago
Sports

Maisel family: Search for son likely won't end well

Maisel family: Search for son likely won't end wellMax Maisel, the son of ESPN's Ivan Maisel, was last seen on Feb. 22.
  • Sports
  • 20 hours ago
News

Second Harvest kicks off fifth annual Restaurant Week

Second Harvest kicks off fifth annual Restaurant WeekSunday marks the first day of Restaurant Week, Second Harvest Food Bank of East Tennessee's fifth annual fundraiser that also recognizes Knoxville's best local dining.
  • News
  • 23 hours, 20 minutes ago
Nation

Attorney: Ebola nurse to sue for negligence

Attorney: Ebola nurse to sue for negligenceNina Pham also alleges hospital violated her privacy, attorney says.
  • Nation
  • 19 hours, 8 minutes ago
Food

5 healthy fast food meals for under $5

5 healthy fast food meals for under $5We've created a list of health-conscious meal options you can buy at your favorite fast food joints for under the $5 price point.
  • Food
  • 9 hours, 3 minutes ago
Weather

Feb. 2015: One of the coldest February months on record in East TN

Feb. 2015: One of the coldest February months on record in East TNThe snow and ice gained lots of attention last month, but it was also one of the coldest February months on record.
  • Weather
  • 18 hours, 18 minutes ago
Local Forecast

NWS predicts near normal temps for March in East Tenn.

NWS predicts near normal temps for March in East Tenn.Sunday marked the beginning of the meteorological spring
  • Local Forecast
  • 15 hours, 36 minutes ago
News

Students, teachers transition back to class after snow days

Students, teachers transition back to class after snow daysMany East Tennessee teachers and students will head back to class this week, after two weeks off due to snow and ice.
  • News
  • 20 hours, 18 minutes ago
Elections

Alexander pledges help if court blocks health law subsidies

Alexander pledges help if court blocks health law subsidiesAlexander, along with two other Republican senators made the promise in a Washington Post opinion piece
  • Elections
  • 17 hours, 44 minutes ago
Fentress - Cumberland

Outages improving week after winter storms blast East Tennessee

Outages improving week after winter storms blast East TennesseeMany East Tennessee residents are still without power -- though that number is slowly decreasing.
  • Fentress - Cumberland
  • 19 hours, 18 minutes ago
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