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5 things you need to know this weekend

5 things you need to know this weekendThe biggest and most buzzworthy news to start your weekend.
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  • 4 hours, 12 minutes ago
Sports

Towing company wants ESPN's Britt McHenry to keep her job

Towing company wants ESPN's Britt McHenry to keep her jobAdvanced Towing doesn't want ESPN reporter Britt McHenry to be fired after a recorded rant against one of its employees.
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  • 2 hours, 56 minutes ago
Local

Davy Crockett's relative one of the many without insurance

Davy Crockett's relative one of the many without insuranceThe man who shares his lineage with famed Tennessee statesman Davy Crockett said he has seen better days.
  • Local
  • 16 hours, 56 minutes ago
Sports

Thousands of fans ready for NASCAR at Bristol, baby

Thousands of fans ready for NASCAR at Bristol, babyBRISTOL, Tenn. - People tend to think of the South when it comes to NASCAR. How wrong they are, as the turnout for this weekend's events shows at Bristol Motor Speedway shows.The McNaughtons drove 18 hours from Ontario, Canada, and they wouldn't miss it.
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  • 21 hours, 33 minutes ago
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Records: Concerns raised about ex-prosecutor's drinking, conduct

Records: Concerns raised about ex-prosecutor's drinking, conductConcerns were raised twice about the drinking of a now former Knox County assistant district attorney general who prosecuted DUIs, personnel records show.
  • News
  • 20 hours, 4 minutes ago
Local

Man facing attempted murder charge after South Knox shooting

Man facing attempted murder charge after South Knox shootingAccording to authorities it all began becaue of an ongoing domestic dispute
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  • 19 hours, 31 minutes ago
News

Eleven hurt after gas pipeline explosion near Fresno

Eleven hurt after gas pipeline explosion near FresnoThe blast happened when a backhoe struck a pipeline, the Fresno Fire Department said.
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  • 15 hours ago
News

Knox County man charged with raping a child

Knox County man charged with raping a childA Knox County man has been arrested on charges of rape and aggravated sexual battery.
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  • 5 hours, 59 minutes ago
McMinn - Monroe

Monroe Co. man charged with rape of a child

Monroe Co. man charged with rape of a childWilliam Charles Johnson, 34, of Madisonville, was arrested Sunday after he was caught assaulting the child at a home.
  • McMinn - Monroe
  • 1 day ago
Nation

At the theater, 91-year-old's wish comes true

At the theater, 91-year-old's wish comes trueGrace Gresham gets celebrity treatment at Indiana Repertory Theatre's "On Golden Pond."
  • Nation
  • 18 hours, 26 minutes ago
Life

UT hospital celebrates baby amid memories of a loss

UT hospital celebrates baby amid memories of a lossOn Friday, the University of Tennessee Medical Center celebrated the joy of a new life, born in the midst of sadness.
  • Life
  • 18 hours, 2 minutes ago
Life

Dancers raise money for Horse Haven

Dancers raise money for Horse HavenLocal celebrities showed off their best - or worst - dance moves Friday night to help at the annual Dancing for the Horses fundraiser at the Grande Event Center on Clinton Highway.
  • Life
  • 17 hours, 35 minutes ago
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Disaster drill on campus preps crews for real emergency

Disaster drill on campus preps crews for real emergencyThe University of Tennessee stages a tornado disaster to prepare for a large-scale emergency.
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  • 21 hours, 31 minutes ago
Sports

Fmr Vol Sawyers charged with felony theft

Fmr Vol Sawyers charged with felony theftFormer University of Tennessee defensive lineman Michael Sawyers has been charged with felony theft, according to the University of Tennessee Police Department.
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  • 19 hours, 32 minutes ago
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KY teens injured after being thrown from pickup

KY teens injured after being thrown from pickupTwo Kentucky teens are in the hospital after being thrown from the bed of a pickup truck. The driver has been jailed.
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  • 19 hours, 5 minutes ago
Local

Preservationists release list of endangered properties

Preservationists release list of endangered propertiesThe East Tennessee Preservation Allilance is out with its new list of endangered heritage sites
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  • 1 day, 1 hour ago
Weather

Cold winter, rainy spring delays strawberry season

Cold winter, rainy spring delays strawberry seasonA cold winter and recent rainy forecast set East Tennessee farmers back on one important crop, strawberries
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  • 22 hours, 42 minutes ago
Local

KPD names its officers of the year for 2014

KPD names its officers of the year for 2014Two Knoxville Police officers were honored as the 2014 Co-Officers of the Year on Friday.
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  • 23 hours, 44 minutes ago
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Dems urge legislative action on Insure TN

Dems urge legislative action on Insure TNThere's still time to act. That was the message from some Knoxville Democrats on Friday afternoon as they called on state lawmakers to move forward with Insure Tennessee before the legislative session ends.
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  • 22 hours, 41 minutes ago
Sevierville - Sevier

Smithsonian: Sevierville is 1 of best small towns to visit

Smithsonian: Sevierville is 1 of best small towns to visitThe Smithsonian Magazine just named Sevierville to its list of "The 20 Best Small Towns to Visit in 2015."
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  • 23 hours, 15 minutes ago
McMinn - Monroe

Teens credited with saving woman from domestic assault

Teens credited with saving woman from domestic assaultTimothy Hitt, 36, was charged with aggravated domestic assault and especially aggravated kidnapping.
  • McMinn - Monroe
  • 20 hours, 32 minutes ago
Nation

Police body camera captures deadly shooting

Police body camera captures deadly shootingSt. Louis County police have released body camera video showing the shooting of an armed man. Police say 23-year-old Thaddeus McCarroll lunged at them, forcing them to shoot. McCarroll died at the scene.
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  • 3 minutes ago
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Student: #IWishMyTeacherKnew campaign is 'making a difference'

Student: #IWishMyTeacherKnew campaign is 'making a difference'It's a heartwarming, inspiring lesson that is going viral. Denver teacher Kyle Schwartz asked her third grade students to answer one question: I wish my teacher knew. The results she got are heart-wrenching and moving.
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  • 1 hour, 13 minutes ago
Nation

Passengers stranded on plane 'felt like hostages'

Passengers stranded on plane 'felt like hostages'A delayed Denver-bound flight left passengers on a runway for more than 6 hours. Hear them describe the ordeal that one woman says made her feel like a hostage.
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  • 3 hours, 18 minutes ago
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