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Roane schools to stick with traditional calendar

Roane schools to stick with traditional calendarRoane County is sticking with a "traditional" school calendar for the next year, putting on hold discussions about a possible "balanced" calendar for the time being.
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  • 1 hour ago
Elections

County, KCSO reap benefits from closed criminal court clerk account

County, KCSO reap benefits from closed criminal court clerk accountEarly last September, Hammond's office discovered what finance officials dub an "undistributed" account, located at First Tennessee Bank, which was set up at least 50 years ago.
  • Elections
  • 3 hours, 12 minutes ago
Local

TN education department to look at district testing

TN education department to look at district testingA special task force will focus on the testing and assessment of students at the district level
  • Local
  • 1 hour, 37 minutes ago
SEC

SEC coaches voted to force Vandy to change coach box

SEC coaches voted to force Vandy to change coach boxThe Memorial Gym coaching boxes, which have been along the baseline since the arena's construction in 1952, will be extended down the north sideline beyond the 3-point line and toward the scorer's table
  • SEC
  • 2 hours, 30 minutes ago
News

TBI: Woman took guns owned by deputy boyfriend, sheriff's department

TBI: Woman took guns owned by deputy boyfriend, sheriff's departmentA former girlfriend of a Cocke County deputy is charged with stealing weapons in 2013 from the officer's patrol vehicle.
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  • 20 minutes ago
Television

Walking Dead town up for sale on Ebay

Walking Dead town up for sale on EbayThe season three episode "Clear" was filmed downtown.
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  • 2 hours, 23 minutes ago
Health

Flu numbers down at local hospitals

Flu numbers down at local hospitalsFlu cases continued to drop in local hospitals in the month of February.
  • Health
  • 5 hours, 34 minutes ago
Nation Now

Thousands visit Lake Superior ice caves; photos are awe-inspiring

Thousands visit Lake Superior ice caves; photos are awe-inspiringVisitors showed up by the thousands over the weekend to see ice caves nestled into the shoreline of northern Wisconsin.
  • Nation Now
  • 2 hours, 26 minutes ago
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
  • 9 hours, 5 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.
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  • 4 hours, 50 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
  • 6 hours, 40 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
  • 10 hours, 48 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
  • 10 hours, 26 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.
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  • 1 day, 8 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
  • 6 hours, 5 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
  • 10 hours, 36 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.
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  • 5 hours, 50 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
  • 10 hours, 35 minutes 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.
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  • 6 hours, 16 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.
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  • 10 hours, 55 minutes ago
People

That Cindy Crawford photo was a fake

That Cindy Crawford photo was a fakeThat's what she's saying now.
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  • 5 hours, 59 minutes 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.
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  • 1 day, 1 hour ago
News

Knoxville Pays It Forward

Knoxville Pays It ForwardSocial media and the internet connect people who need help with those who want to give it
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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.
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  • 20 hours, 52 minutes ago
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