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What you need to know Friday

What you need to know FridayHere are several stories to follow Friday, Jan. 30, 2015.
  • News
  • 4 hours, 27 minutes ago
Local

Loudon Co., Lenior City schools closed Friday due to illness

Loudon Co., Lenior City schools closed Friday due to illnessLoudon County Schools and Lenior City Schools are closed Friday due to illness.
  • Local
  • 6 hours, 9 minutes ago
Local

Northbound lanes of I-75 back open after semi crash

Northbound lanes of I-75 back open after semi crashBoth northbound lanes of Interstate 75 are back open after two tractor trailers collided just north of Jellico, past the Kentucky border.
  • Local
  • 6 hours, 24 minutes ago
Local Forecast

Cloudy skies with highs reaching upper 30s to lower 40s

Cloudy skies with highs reaching upper 30s to lower 40sExpect cloudy skies throughout the day. Highs reach upper 30s to lower 40s.
  • Local Forecast
  • 4 hours, 56 minutes ago
Local

More malls in the U.S. in 'dying status'

More malls in the U.S. in 'dying status'Americans are witnessing the demise of traditional malls, including one in East Tennessee.
  • Local
  • 11 hours, 31 minutes ago
Recipes

Healthy Super Bowl party recipes

Healthy Super Bowl party recipesOther than Thanksgiving Day, Super Bowl Sunday is the second biggest day for eating in the U.S.
  • Recipes
  • 26 minutes ago
Kingston - Harriman - Roane

Sex offender accused of raping two teens with special needs

Sex offender accused of raping two teens with special needsA convicted sex offender is back in jail, accused of raping two high school students with special needs.
  • Kingston - Harriman - Roane
  • 18 hours, 9 minutes ago
NFL

People keep pulling the fire alarm in the Patriots' hotel

People keep pulling the fire alarm in the Patriots' hotelFor the second time in three nights, the New England Patriots were awoken in their hotel by a false fire alarm.
  • NFL
  • 4 hours, 1 minute ago
Local

Legislator to propose seat belts in school buses

Legislator to propose seat belts in school busesOne Knoxville legislator is working on a bill that would require seatbelts in Tennessee school buses.
  • Local
  • 11 hours, 53 minutes ago
News

Bill to decriminalize cannabis oil in Tennessee introduced

Bill to decriminalize cannabis oil in Tennessee introducedAn East Tennessee lawmaker has introduced a bill that would decriminalize the use of cannabis oil for medical use.
  • News
  • 15 hours, 9 minutes ago
North Knoxville

10,000 drivers a day expected to use new Powell bypass

10,000 drivers a day expected to use new Powell bypassThe new road will take drivers away from narrow congestion in the heart of the Powell community, from Gill Road directly to Clinton Highway, just south of Beaver Creek Road.
  • North Knoxville
  • 14 hours, 10 minutes ago
Sevierville - Sevier

Knoxville man charged with attempted murder in break in

Knoxville man charged with attempted murder in break inThe Sevier County Sheriff's Office has charged a man with attempted first degree murder for opening fire during a break in
  • Sevierville - Sevier
  • 14 hours, 59 minutes ago
News

East Tennessee lawmaker in support of Haslam's Insure TN

East Tennessee lawmaker in support of Haslam's Insure TNGov. Haslam has found support in the General Assembly for his Insure Tennessee plan before next week's special session.
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  • 14 hours, 28 minutes ago
Ways to Save

Top Valentine's Day Chocolate price drops

Top Valentine's Day Chocolate price dropsThis could be the best Valentine's Day chocolate deal.
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  • 8 hours, 40 minutes ago
Local

Service & Sacrifice: Film on Tennessee military history

Service & Sacrifice: Film on Tennessee military historyJohn Becker gets a look at a documentary chronicling Tennessee's proud military history.
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  • 12 hours, 59 minutes ago
Local

UT names permanent leadership for Pride of the Southland

UT names permanent leadership for Pride of the SouthlandThe two men who have led UT"s Pride of the Southland Band on in interim basis for the last 15 months now have those positions permanently.
  • Local
  • 19 hours, 26 minutes ago
News

Farragut church searching for 143-year-old bell

Farragut church searching for 143-year-old bellAn important piece of a 143-year-old Farragut Church is gone and after months of searching for answers, members are still hoping it will be returned.
  • News
  • 16 hours, 8 minutes ago
Life

International Biscuit Fest expands, adds companion event

International Biscuit Fest expands, adds companion event2015 will bring more biscuits to East Tennessee for the annual International Biscuit Festival
  • Life
  • 18 hours, 1 minute ago
Kingston - Harriman - Roane

Harriman PD looking for two witnesses in building fire

Harriman PD looking for two witnesses in building fireThe Harriman Police Department is looking for two people who may have seen the cause of a fire a few weeks ago.
  • Kingston - Harriman - Roane
  • 15 hours, 12 minutes ago
Women's Basketball

Lady Vols survive road test at Kentucky

Lady Vols survive road test at KentuckyThe Lady Vols snuck by UK 73-72 and earned their first true road win over a top-10 opponent since 2008.
  • Women's Basketball
  • 13 hours, 56 minutes ago
McMinn - Monroe

Monroe Co. officials dispel rumors of school closure

Monroe Co. officials dispel rumors of school closureSchool officials in Monroe County are trying to reassure parents that a school is pegged to be shut down.
  • McMinn - Monroe
  • 13 hours, 8 minutes ago
World

What moviegoers in Baghdad think of 'American Sniper'

What moviegoers in Baghdad think of 'American Sniper'Portrayals of the Iraq War look a little different from Iraq.
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  • 23 hours, 57 minutes ago
Downtown - UT

Biscuit Festival to expand, add companion event

Biscuit Festival to expand, add companion eventThe 6th annual International Biscuit Festival is rising to the occasion, and will be expanding in 2015.
  • Downtown - UT
  • 16 hours, 45 minutes ago
Money

Knoxville's United Way surpasses $13 million goal

Knoxville's United Way surpasses $13 million goalThanks to community support, the United Way of Greater Knoxville announced Wednesday it had achieved an historic goal.
  • Money
  • 18 hours, 37 minutes ago
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