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SCOTUS to hear same-sex marriage case involving Knoxville couple TuesdaySCOTUS to hear same-sex marriage case involving Knoxville couple TuesdayThe U.S. Supreme Court will hear oral arguments Tuesday on the constitutionality of state bans on same-sex marriage.
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New UT basketball coach Rick Barnes thankful for hometown heroesNew UT basketball coach Rick Barnes thankful for hometown heroesUT men's head basketball coach Rick Barnes grew up just across the mountains in Hickory, N.C. and he hasn't forgotten his roots.
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Baltimore braces as protests heat up againBaltimore braces as protests heat up againSchools are canceled for Tuesday and a curfew begins at 10 p.m.
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Bear Rescue spotlights new cubs on Facebook pageBear Rescue spotlights new cubs on Facebook pageThe very young lives of three wild bear cubs - one of whom arrived just two days ago - have gained a rapt and wide following this month on Appalachian Bear Rescue's Facebook page. I
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Mom slaps son, rips him from Baltimore riotsMom slaps son, rips him from Baltimore riotsAn angry mother is being applauded after she was caught on camera slapping her son and ripping him out of Baltimore riots on Monday.
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Witnesses recount sights, sounds of theater shootingWitnesses recount sights, sounds of theater shootingProsecutors need to show that James Holmes was sane at time of shooting.
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Today's gay marriage arguments: What you need to knowToday's gay marriage arguments: What you need to knowKennedy is considered key to how the case is decided, Roberts could be a wild card.
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Tuna Company, 2 Employees Charged in Death of Worker in OvenTuna Company, 2 Employees Charged in Death of Worker in OvenBumble Bee Foods and two employees were charged Monday with violating safety regulations in the death of a California worker who was cooked in an industrial oven with tons of tuna, prosecutors said.
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Cellphone at scene of killing links man to dead studentCellphone at scene of killing links man to dead studentAuthorities ask that 49-year-old arrested on suspicion of murder be charged with murder.
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Knoxville climber remembers 2014 Mount Everest avalancheKnoxville climber remembers 2014 Mount Everest avalancheKnoxville resident James Choo was climbing Mount Everest in April 2014 when an avalanche hit, causing what was known at the time as the mountain's deadliest disaster. At least 13 Sherpas were killed in the tragedy.
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What you need to know TuesdayWhat you need to know TuesdayThings you need to know Tuesday, April 28, 2015.
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Support, opposition expressed locally for same-sex unionsSupport, opposition expressed locally for same-sex unionsThere are two sides to every story. Certainly, that is the case with less than one day until the U.S. Supreme Court hears oral arguments that could ultimately decide whether same-sex couples can marry in states where it's now banned.
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Former DCS employee charged with sexually abusing teenFormer DCS employee charged with sexually abusing teenA Knox County Grand Jury found a former Department of Child Services employee guilty of sexual battery and statutory rape.
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Holocaust survivor recalls 'Lucky Lie' that saved his lifeHolocaust survivor recalls 'Lucky Lie' that saved his lifeA 12-year-old based her book on David Wolnerman's tale of 5 years in concentration camps.
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Knox Co. TCAP testing begins TuesdayKnox Co. TCAP testing begins TuesdayKnox County Schools will begin Tennessee Comprehensive Assessment Program (TCAP) exams Tuesday.
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3 Perfect Mother's Day gifts under $303 Perfect Mother's Day gifts under $303 hugely discounted heart-felt gifts guaranteed to make mom ecstatic.
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Stanfill faces creditors, who demand answers about missing millionsStanfill faces creditors, who demand answers about missing millionsJacqueline Stanfill invokes Fifth Amendment during much of Monday meeting.
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Note passed on a bus helps a 5-year-oldNote passed on a bus helps a 5-year-oldA letter from a stranger passed to a five-year-old on a Seattle bus is having a profound impact and now the girl's mother is taking to social media to say thanks.
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Stamos calls out Olsens for saying they didn't know about 'Full House' rebootStamos calls out Olsens for saying they didn't know about 'Full House' rebootWell, this certainly isn't the way to start a new big happy family.
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Church seeks prosecution of former treasurer in suspected theft of $400KChurch seeks prosecution of former treasurer in suspected theft of $400KA new tally shows a former church treasurer took $400,950 from Saint George Greek Orthodox Church over about four years, and church members want that man to be prosecuted, records show.
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Tyson: Nix human antibiotics in chickens by 2017Tyson: Nix human antibiotics in chickens by 2017Chicken kingpin plans to eliminate human antibiotics from broiler chicken flocks by 2017.
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Ellen Turner remembered as caring, affectionate, energeticEllen Turner remembered as caring, affectionate, energeticOn Monday, East Tennessee will mark the passing of Ellen Turner with a memorial service.
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Victims' groups seek to block Vandy rape case recordsVictims' groups seek to block Vandy rape case recordsFour victims' rights groups are asking the state Supreme Court to rule against a coalition of state media organizations seeking access to records in a high-profile Vanderbilt rape case.
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Watch: Camaro causes crash while trying to pass on shoulderWatch: Camaro causes crash while trying to pass on shoulderA Camaro driver caused a big crash on a New York tollway last week, and it was all captured on another driver's dash camera.
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Professor at Texas A&M Galveston fails entire classProfessor at Texas A&M Galveston fails entire classA professor at Texas A&M Galveston failed an entire class, and he outlined his reasons in a fiery email sent to those students.
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Woman finds 'Hallelujah' diamond in Arkansas parkWoman finds 'Hallelujah' diamond in Arkansas parkA woman visiting an Arkansas state park found a diamond the size of a pinto bean that is hers to keep...and get this, it's the 122nd diamond found at that park this year.
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Meet the Budweiser Clydesdale babiesMeet the Budweiser Clydesdale babiesThese gentle giants are bred to pull the famous Budweiser wagons.
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WBIR story on the opening of Dollywood for the season in 1989
WBIR story on the opening of Dollywood in spring 1988 (warning- some video glitches)
WBIR story on the opening of Dollywood for the season in 1987 (warning- some video glitches!)
The statue of Dolly Parton was unveiled at the Sevier Co. Courthouse in 1987
The Mountain Slidewinder debuted at Dollywood in 1987, and Dolly took a ride!
Former Baltimore Ravens star Ray Lewis is posting pleas on Twitter and Facebook calling for an end to violent riots in Baltimore.
USA TODAY's Rem Reider and Michael Wolff discuss the responsibility of the media when covering a polarizing story like the riots in Baltimore, Maryland.