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AG: Inability to procreate a strike against same-sex marriage

AG: Inability to procreate a strike against same-sex marriageNASHVILLE - The ability of heterosexual couples — and not same-sex couples — to have children is one reason why the U.S. Supreme Court should not recognize gay marriage, attorneys for Tennessee say.
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  • 3 hours, 40 minutes ago
News

Weather thwarts plans to open Clingmans Dome Road early

Weather thwarts plans to open Clingmans Dome Road earlyThe weather looked so good earlier this week National Park Service officials were prepared to open up Clingmans Dome Road early - Friday.
  • News
  • 2 hours, 57 minutes ago
Sports

Vols talk to Butler basketball coach Chris Holtmann

Vols talk to Butler basketball coach Chris HoltmannTennessee officials had a preliminary conversation with Butler coach Chris Holtmann on Friday regarding its vacant head coaching position, sources familiar with the discussions said.
  • Sports
  • 5 hours, 35 minutes ago
News

Morristown man charged with plot to kill his wife

Morristown man charged with plot to kill his wifeA 33-year-old Morristown man faces charges of conspiracy to commit murder in connection with a plot he hatched to kill his ex-wife, authorities allege.
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  • 8 hours, 10 minutes ago
Sports

Students react to the termination of Donnie Tyndall

Students react to the termination of Donnie TyndallThe news of Donnie Tyndall being fired has flooded through social media, the national spotlight, and throughout UT's campus.
  • Sports
  • 5 hours, 10 minutes ago
Vols

2005-2015: Rough times on Rocky Top

2005-2015: Rough times on Rocky TopSince 2005, we've seen four men's basketball coaches and four football coaches at Tennessee. We watched once proud teams struggle with mediocre seasons and NCAA investigations. Is there an end in sight?
  • Vols
  • 9 hours, 24 minutes ago
Men's Basketball

Donnie Tyndall's past caught up to him

Donnie Tyndall's past caught up to himDonnie Tyndall arrived at the University of Tennessee with plenty of baggage.
  • Men's Basketball
  • 13 hours, 8 minutes ago
Vols

Tyndall 'saddened' but wishes UT success

Tyndall 'saddened' but wishes UT successFormer UT men's basketball coach Donnie Tyndall, who was fired Friday morning amid allegations that he violated NCAA rules, said he is "saddened" by his separation from the university, and will cooperate with investigators.
  • Vols
  • 8 hours, 6 minutes ago
Tech

Astronaut Kelly, a UT grad, launches on record-setting trip

Astronaut Kelly, a UT grad, launches on record-setting tripTwin brother will undergo same tests to compare effects of space living.
  • Tech
  • 8 hours, 56 minutes ago
Vols

Who could be Tennessee's next head basketball coach?

Who could be Tennessee's next head basketball coach?As the search begins, many names will be tossed out as potential candidates.
  • Vols
  • 7 hours, 49 minutes ago
Downtown - UT

Admitted McClung arsonist misses court date, co-defendant in jail

Admitted McClung arsonist misses court date, co-defendant in jailA homeless man who admitted last year he set the fire that destroyed the remnants of the McClung warehouses on Jackson Avenue failed to show up for a court date Friday.
  • Downtown - UT
  • 6 hours, 12 minutes ago
News

Former Meigs County interim finance director accused of theft, misconduct

Former Meigs County interim finance director accused of theft, misconductThe former Meigs County interim finance director is accused of official misconduct and stealing more than $10,000.
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  • 7 hours, 10 minutes ago
Sports

Patton Robinette's career at Vandy over; he's ready for med school

Patton Robinette's career at Vandy over; he's ready for med schoolNASHVILLE - Vanderbilt quarterback Patton Robinette's career has abruptly ended, with Robinette citing health concerns and his upcoming entrance into medical school.
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  • 9 hours, 55 minutes ago
Life

Covenant Health announces Biggest Winners

Covenant Health announces Biggest WinnersAfter months of hard work training for Sunday's Covenant Health Knoxville Marathon members of the Biggest Winner Team joined together Friday for one last appearance on Live at Five at 4.
  • Life
  • 7 hours, 59 minutes ago
Men's Basketball

Donnie Tyndall fired as UT men's basketball coach

Donnie Tyndall fired as UT men's basketball coachThe University of Tennessee has fired Donnie Tyndall as head coach of the men's basketball team amid NCAA's investigation into his tenure at Southern Mississippi.
  • Men's Basketball
  • 12 hours, 46 minutes ago
Sports

Rucker: Five thoughts on dark day for Vols

Rucker: Five thoughts on dark day for VolsFive things to contemplate on a day that saw yet another Vols coach departure
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  • 9 hours, 35 minutes ago
Nation

Tenn. boy's 'military haircut' spurs suspension threat

Tenn. boy's 'military haircut' spurs suspension threatSchool principal deemed the haircut against policy banning 'mohawk or other extreme cuts.'
  • Nation
  • 16 hours, 51 minutes ago
World

Prosecutor: German co-pilot hid illness from employer

Prosecutor: German co-pilot hid illness from employerPolice found a torn up doctor's note at his residence on the day of the crash that killed 150.
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  • 13 hours, 27 minutes ago
News

KPD: Homeless man, 37, shot north of downtown

KPD: Homeless man, 37, shot north of downtownThe man shot late Thursday northwest of downtown has been identified as 37-year-old Jason Larkins.
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  • 9 hours, 41 minutes ago
Sevierville - Sevier

Laurel Falls trail reopens after repairs

Laurel Falls trail reopens after repairsCrews finished the repair to the Laurel Falls Trail early Friday afternoon
  • Sevierville - Sevier
  • 1 hour, 8 minutes ago
Hamblen - Jefferson - Cocke - Greene

Man accused of trying to hire person to murder ex-wife

Man accused of trying to hire person to murder ex-wifeDeputies arrested a Hamblen County man accused of trying to hire a person to murder his ex-wife.
  • Hamblen - Jefferson - Cocke - Greene
  • 13 hours, 20 minutes ago
Oak Ridge - Anderson

Officials: Cigarette may have sparked fire in Oak Ridge duplex

Officials: Cigarette may have sparked fire in Oak Ridge duplexFirefighters believe a discarded cigarette sparked a fire that damaged an Oak Ridge duplex.
  • Oak Ridge - Anderson
  • 13 hours, 41 minutes ago
News

UT grad Scott Kelly to launch into space for yearlong mission

UT grad Scott Kelly to launch into space for yearlong missionA University of Tennessee graduate will blast off into space on Friday to embark on a one-year mission in space, a first for an American astronaut.
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  • 17 hours, 46 minutes ago
Sports

Rough time on Rocky Top

Rough time on Rocky TopWith the search for a new UT basketball coach underway, some observers including UT alumni said the next leader will need an important trait - longevity. March 27, 2015
  • Sports
  • 1 hour, 9 minutes ago
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