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AG: Inability to procreate a strike against same-sex marriageAG: 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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Morristown man charged with plot to kill his wifeMorristown 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.
- 4 hours, 44 minutes ago
Donnie Tyndall's past caught up to himDonnie Tyndall's past caught up to himDonnie Tyndall arrived at the University of Tennessee with plenty of baggage.
- Men's Basketball
- 9 hours, 42 minutes ago
Tyndall 'saddened' but wishes UT successTyndall '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.
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Astronaut Kelly, a UT grad, launches on record-setting tripAstronaut Kelly, a UT grad, launches on record-setting tripTwin brother will undergo same tests to compare effects of space living.
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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.
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Admitted McClung arsonist misses court date, co-defendant in jailAdmitted 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
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Former Meigs County interim finance director accused of theft, misconductFormer 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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Patton Robinette's career at Vandy over; he's ready for med schoolPatton 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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Covenant Health announces Biggest WinnersCovenant 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.
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Donnie Tyndall fired as UT men's basketball coachDonnie 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
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Rucker: Five thoughts on dark day for VolsRucker: Five thoughts on dark day for VolsFive things to contemplate on a day that saw yet another Vols coach departure
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Tenn. boy's 'military haircut' spurs suspension threatTenn. boy's 'military haircut' spurs suspension threatSchool principal deemed the haircut against policy banning 'mohawk or other extreme cuts.'
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Prosecutor: German co-pilot hid illness from employerProsecutor: 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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KPD: Homeless man, 37, shot north of downtownKPD: 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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The search for UT's next basketball coachThe search for UT's next basketball coachUT finds itself looking for another basketball coach. Two have been fired and one has quit since 2011. March 27, 2015
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Kenny Chesney tops 12 a.m. with Taylor Swift, Joe WalshKenny Chesney tops 12 a.m. with Taylor Swift, Joe WalshKenny Chesney launched his The Big Revival Tour at Nashville's Bridgestone Arena Thursday night with a three-hour song circus complete with a bevy of special guests.
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Man accused of trying to hire person to murder ex-wifeMan 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
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OU frat racist chant learned on nat'l leadership cruiseOU frat racist chant learned on nat'l leadership cruiseThe University of Oklahoma will hire a new vice president to handle diversity efforts in the wake of the racist chant that made national headlines earlier this month, the university's president announced Friday.
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Officials: Cigarette may have sparked fire in Oak Ridge duplexOfficials: 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
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UT grad Scott Kelly to launch into space for yearlong missionUT 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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Big Ears Festival kicks off Friday in downtown KnoxvilleBig Ears Festival kicks off Friday in downtown KnoxvilleBig Ears Festival will fill downtown Knoxville with music this weekend.
- Downtown - UT
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Amanda Knox on verdict: 'I am tremendously relieved'Amanda Knox on verdict: 'I am tremendously relieved'Amanda Knox's ride through the Italian justice system is now over after a court overturned her conviction for the murder of her roommate in 2007.
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Neighbor: West Knox breeder kept too many dogsNeighbor: West Knox breeder kept too many dogsThe fate of more than two dozen dogs is up in the air as a West Knox County breeder is accused of animal cruelty
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'Big Ears' festival making big impact on Knoxville economy'Big Ears' festival making big impact on Knoxville economyA nationally recognized Knoxville festival will be kicking off its 7th consecutive year of music and arts beginning Friday.
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Dandridge man pleads guilty to 2013 vehicular homicdeDandridge man pleads guilty to 2013 vehicular homicdeA Dandridge man will serve a 12-year prison sentence after pleading guilty Thursday in Knox County Criminal Court to vehicular homicide.
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NRA wants to give lawmakers free concert ticketsNRA wants to give lawmakers free concert ticketsThe National Rifle Association wants to offer state lawmakers free tickets to a show featuring Alan Jackson and Jeff Foxworthy in April when the national gun organization's annual convention comes to Nashville.
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The search for UT's next basketball coach
Holly Warlick: Tyndall 'tremendous coach"
Look out for freeze warnings overnight. Chilly on Saturday with freezing temps back at night. Slow warming with sun on Sunday.
Tyndall's departure raises questions about Hart
Donnie Tyndall - his firing and the aftermath
UT extension agent Neal Denton shares tips for protecting your plants in the volatile early spring weather.
After weeks of training, the 2015 Biggest Winner Team for the Covenant Health Knoxville Marathon is ready to hit the trail. Team leader Missy Kane also announces this year's weight loss winners.