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Nation

Obama declares 'lawful action' to protect 5M immigrants

Obama declares 'lawful action' to protect 5M immigrantsObama's plan will protect 5 million immigrants from deportation.
  • Nation
  • 12 hours, 7 minutes ago
Local

East TN family affected by president's immigration plan

East TN family affected by president's immigration planPresident Barack Obama announced changes to the United States immigration system that will lift the threat of deportation for five million people.
  • Local
  • 11 hours, 32 minutes ago
Local

Aquaponics farming growing in popularity

Aquaponics farming growing in popularityAquaponics is a sustainable way of growing food that many say could help combat global hunger, and one local couple is bringing freshly-farmed veggies to East Tennesseeans' tables using this method.
  • Local
  • 11 hours, 31 minutes ago
Music

Country singer Billy Gilman comes out

Country singer Billy Gilman comes outFormer child star announces he is gay after hearing a fellow country singer come out.
  • Music
  • 16 hours, 22 minutes ago
Music

Country singer Ty Herndon comes out

Country singer Ty Herndon comes outSinger tells 'People' 'I'm an out, proud and happy gay man.'
  • Music
  • 18 hours, 24 minutes ago
Business

Which stores are closed on Thanksgiving?

Which stores are closed on Thanksgiving?Some retailers say they are remaining closed so employees can enjoy the holiday too.
  • Business
  • 3 days, 17 hours ago
People

Green Bay Packers pump up 'Pitch Perfect 2' trailer

Green Bay Packers pump up 'Pitch Perfect 2' trailerFive NFL stars making big cameos in the first trailer for the film "Pitch Perfect 2"
  • People
  • 6 hours, 39 minutes ago
Military

East TN troops return from Afghanistan

East TN troops return from AfghanistanEast Tennessee-based troops on a combat deployment for months in Afghanistan are back on U.S. soil.
  • Military
  • 12 hours, 31 minutes ago
Politics

Tenn. lawmakers call Obama arrogant over immigration plan

Tenn. lawmakers call Obama arrogant over immigration planReaction to President Barack Obama's immigration announcement
  • Politics
  • 12 hours, 47 minutes ago
Downtown - UT

Victims advocates speak out about 'victim-blaming'

Victims advocates speak out about 'victim-blaming'Victims' rights advocates are speaking out about the blame that is being put on the victims in a recent rape case involving two UT football players.
  • Downtown - UT
  • 16 hours, 26 minutes ago
News

Tenn. unemployment rate drops to 7.1%

Tenn. unemployment rate drops to 7.1%The unemployment rate in Tennessee fell once again in October.
  • News
  • 13 hours, 11 minutes ago
Ways to Save

Get Black Friday doorbusters without lining up

Get Black Friday doorbusters without lining upFour tricks to score doorbuster deals, no lining up required.
  • Ways to Save
  • 7 hours, 48 minutes ago
News

Oliver Springs Christmas tree chosen for Tenn. capitol

Oliver Springs Christmas tree chosen for Tenn. capitolChristmas is weeks away, but preparations are underway to bring the spirit of the season to the state capitol building.
  • News
  • 14 hours, 19 minutes ago
Music

Miranda Lambert concert tickets go on sale Friday morning

Miranda Lambert concert tickets go on sale Friday morningTickets for Miranda Lambert's upcoming concert in Knoxville will go on sale Friday morning.
  • Music
  • 13 hours, 25 minutes ago
Food

Sonny's BBQ in West Knoxville closing

Sonny's BBQ in West Knoxville closingA West Knoxville barbecue restaurant will close after this weekend.
  • Food
  • 13 hours, 14 minutes ago
Life

Prescription addiction: An epidemic at home

Prescription addiction: An epidemic at homeIn an effort to shed more light on the epidemic facing our communities, all this week we will be sharing stories and providing you with information you can use.
  • Life
  • 13 hours, 42 minutes ago
Oak Ridge - Anderson

Woman dies after trying to rescue pets from house fire

Woman dies after trying to rescue pets from house fireThe Anderson County Sheriff's Department said Martha Babb, 65, died at UT Medical Center Wednesday night.
  • Oak Ridge - Anderson
  • 20 hours, 33 minutes ago
Crime

Mother, boyfriend charged with abusing little boy

Mother, boyfriend charged with abusing little boyLaurel Harmon and her boyfriend, Robin Mayes, are charged with aggravated child abuse and aggravated child neglect.
  • Crime
  • 17 hours, 44 minutes ago
North Knoxville

Former teacher assistant charged with abuse & assault

Former teacher assistant charged with abuse & assaultA former teaching assistant at Halls Middle School has been charged with child abuse and assault, stemming from her behavior in the classroom.
  • North Knoxville
  • 18 hours, 12 minutes ago
Vols

Vols vs. Mizzou: What you need to know

Vols vs. Mizzou: What you need to knowThere's a lot of stake for both teams as Tennessee and Mizzou face off in Neyland Stadium
  • Vols
  • 23 hours, 7 minutes ago
People

Friend remembers a life lived with Sean Karl

Friend remembers a life lived with Sean KarlSean Karl lived a full life in two decades time.
  • People
  • 17 hours, 17 minutes ago
Military

Combat aviation unit deactivated at Fort Campbell

Combat aviation unit deactivated at Fort CampbellThe Army says a 2,400-soldier combat aviation unit that recently returned from a deployment to Afghanistan will be deactivated at Fort Campbell and its members sent elsewhere, as overseas wars wind down and the military continues to reorganize and downsize.
  • Military
  • 12 hours, 59 minutes ago
Politics

Haslam tabbed to lead Republican Governors Association

Haslam tabbed to lead Republican Governors Associationhe national group of Republican governors picked the moderate conservative to succeed well-known presidential hopeful Gov. Chris Christie of New Jersey
  • Politics
  • 19 hours, 18 minutes ago
Politics

TN lawmaker suggests moat around White House

TN lawmaker suggests moat around White HouseRep. Steve Cohen, D-TN, offered a possible fix to dissuade any more potential White House fence jumpers in a conversation with the acting head of the Secret Service
  • Politics
  • 20 hours, 26 minutes ago
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