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No one knew mummified woman was dead 5 years

No one knew mummified woman was dead 5 yearsShe was reclusive, didn't always pick up the phone and often went years without seeing relatives.
  • Nation
  • 11 hours, 6 minutes ago
Money

Snow storms could hurt sales tax revenues

Snow storms could hurt sales tax revenuesOverall sales tax revenues for Knox County are up right now, but they could take a hit because of February's snowstorms.
  • Money
  • 16 hours, 4 minutes ago
News

Roane County on hook for Harriman fire cleanup costs

Roane County on hook for Harriman fire cleanup costsRoane County taxpayers could end up paying for the costs of cleaning up January's huge fire that destroyed the old Miller & Brewer Building in downtown Harriman despite the city's hopes the former owner would be made to pay.
  • News
  • 14 hours, 50 minutes ago
News

Jefferson City woman says Facebook saved her life

Jefferson City woman says Facebook saved her lifeJEFFERSON CITY -- Lois Shelton is socially savvy - with plenty of posts, likes, and friends on her Facebook page.
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  • 11 hours ago
News

East Tenn. businesses win and lose with winter weather

East Tenn. businesses win and lose with winter weatherWinter weather hit East Tennessee hard the past two weeks. Some businesses struggled through slow work weeks. Others, however, could hardly keep up with the workload.
  • News
  • 9 hours, 57 minutes ago
Washington

Clinton defends use of personal e-mail at State

Clinton defends use of personal e-mail at StateHer use of personal e-mail may have violated federal regulations.
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  • 2 hours, 11 minutes ago
Nation

Al Gore reports for jury duty in Nashville

Al Gore reports for jury duty in NashvilleFormer VP brought his lunch and was ready, willing to serve, court says.
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  • 9 hours, 16 minutes ago
Nation

Ga. mother's execution postponed

Ga. mother's execution postponedCloudy drug at issue of court's postponement of death by lethal injection.
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  • 3 hours, 59 minutes ago
People

Daughter of late civil rights activist speaks at Walters State

Daughter of late civil rights activist speaks 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
  • 13 hours, 22 minutes ago
Nation Now

Jalene's final wish comes true thanks to Taylor Swift

Jalene's final wish comes true thanks to Taylor SwiftThe last thing she wanted to do was dance with Taylor Swift.
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  • 5 hours, 25 minutes ago
News

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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  • 16 hours, 56 minutes ago
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Knox board discusses second districtwide teacher survey

Knox board discusses second districtwide teacher surveyThe Knox County Board of Education is putting plans in place for another teacher survey.
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  • 11 hours, 15 minutes ago
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Storm scenery evokes tornado memories for Rinnie residents

Storm scenery evokes tornado memories for Rinnie residentsStorm scenery evokes tornado memories for Rinnie residents
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  • 9 hours, 55 minutes ago
Money

270 Tennessee supermarkets expected to sell wine in 2016

270 Tennessee supermarkets expected to sell wine in 2016ennessee regulators expect 270 stores across the state to be among the first wave of supermarkets to sell wine under a new state law going into effect in July 2016
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  • 20 hours, 16 minutes 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
  • 19 hours, 8 minutes ago
Crime

Smoot trial delayed to give new attorney more time

Smoot trial delayed to give new attorney more timeThe trial for a man charged with murdering his ex-girlfriend has been pushed back once again
  • Crime
  • 16 hours, 50 minutes ago
Local Forecast

TEMA downgrades to Level-III State of Emergency

TEMA downgrades to Level-III State of EmergencyThe Tennessee Emergency Management Agency remains at a Level-II State of Emergency two weeks after an ice storm barreled across the the state on Feb. 16.
  • Local Forecast
  • 17 hours, 56 minutes 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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  • 14 hours, 19 minutes ago
Markets

March comes in like a Wall Street lion

March comes in like a Wall Street lionBroad market rally propels tech-heavy index to 5008, a 15-year high.
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  • 15 hours, 55 minutes ago
News

Madison churches pray to keep swingers club out

Madison churches pray to keep swingers club outA communitywide prayer meeting was held Sunday in hopes of preventing a swingers club from moving to Madison.
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  • 14 hours, 51 minutes ago
Money

Forbes lists three Tennesseans among world's richest

Forbes lists three Tennesseans among world's richestHCA co-founder Thomas Frist Jr. and his family lead Tennesseans at No. 174 with a net worth of $7.6 billion.
  • Money
  • 18 hours, 34 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
  • 17 hours, 34 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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  • 16 hours, 16 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
  • 21 hours, 30 minutes ago
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