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Roane schools to stick with traditional calendar

Roane schools to stick with traditional calendarRoane County is sticking with a "traditional" school calendar for the next year, putting on hold discussions about a possible "balanced" calendar for the time being.
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  • 5 hours, 2 minutes ago
Elections

County, KCSO reap benefits from closed criminal court clerk account

County, KCSO reap benefits from closed criminal court clerk accountEarly last September, Hammond's office discovered what finance officials dub an "undistributed" account, located at First Tennessee Bank, which was set up at least 50 years ago.
  • Elections
  • 7 hours, 14 minutes ago
Local Forecast

TEMA downgrades to Level-III State of Emergency

TEMA downgrades to Level-III State of EmergencyThe Tennessee Emergency Management Agency remains at a Level-II State of Emergency two weeks after an ice storm barreled across the the state on Feb. 16.
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  • 6 hours, 1 minute ago
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Knoxville Pays It Forward

Knoxville Pays It ForwardSocial media and the internet connect people who need help with those who want to give it
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Markets

March comes in like a Wall Street lion

March comes in like a Wall Street lionBroad market rally propels tech-heavy index to 5008, a 15-year high.
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Madison churches pray to keep swingers club out

Madison churches pray to keep swingers club outA communitywide prayer meeting was held Sunday in hopes of preventing a swingers club from moving to Madison.
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  • 2 hours, 57 minutes ago
Money

Forbes lists three Tennesseans among world's richest

Forbes lists three Tennesseans among world's richestHCA co-founder Thomas Frist Jr. and his family lead Tennesseans at No. 174 with a net worth of $7.6 billion.
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  • 6 hours, 40 minutes ago
Local

TN education department to look at district testing

TN education department to look at district testingA special task force will focus on the testing and assessment of students at the district level
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  • 5 hours, 39 minutes ago
SEC

SEC coaches voted to force Vandy to change coach box

SEC coaches voted to force Vandy to change coach boxThe Memorial Gym coaching boxes, which have been along the baseline since the arena's construction in 1952, will be extended down the north sideline beyond the 3-point line and toward the scorer's table
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  • 6 hours, 32 minutes ago
News

TBI: Woman took guns owned by deputy boyfriend, sheriff's department

TBI: Woman took guns owned by deputy boyfriend, sheriff's departmentA former girlfriend of a Cocke County deputy is charged with stealing weapons in 2013 from the officer's patrol vehicle.
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  • 4 hours, 22 minutes ago
Television

Walking Dead town up for sale on Ebay

Walking Dead town up for sale on EbayThe season three episode "Clear" was filmed downtown.
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Health

Flu numbers down at local hospitals

Flu numbers down at local hospitalsFlu cases continued to drop in local hospitals in the month of February.
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  • 9 hours, 36 minutes ago
Nation Now

Thousands visit Lake Superior ice caves; photos are awe-inspiring

Thousands visit Lake Superior ice caves; photos are awe-inspiringVisitors showed up by the thousands over the weekend to see ice caves nestled into the shoreline of northern Wisconsin.
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  • 6 hours, 27 minutes ago
Crime

$4 million in gold stolen from truck in North Carolina

$4 million in gold stolen from truck in North CarolinaAuthorities in eastern North Carolina say armed robbers stole $4 million in gold from a truck traveling on Interstate 95 from Florida to Massachusetts.
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  • 8 hours, 51 minutes ago
Weather

Schools can apply for "snow day" waiver

Schools can apply for "snow day" waiverAfter the past two weeks of winter weather, many local school systems have used more snow days than they built into their calendar.
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  • 8 hours, 4 minutes ago
McMinn - Monroe

Monday marks 3 years since tornado ripped through Tellico Plains

Monday marks 3 years since tornado ripped through Tellico PlainsMonday marks three years since 18 tornadoes touched down across the area.
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  • 10 hours, 41 minutes ago
Tompor

Childless adults can use earned income credit

Childless adults can use earned income creditA smaller credit for people without children is available and can be worth up to $496.
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Australia skydiver survives midair seizure, unconscious free fall

Australia skydiver survives midair seizure, unconscious free fallA man who survived a seizure while skydiving from 12,000 feet in Australia said he spent 30 seconds unconscious in free fall before his instructor saved him.
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  • 9 hours, 52 minutes ago
Life

Knoxville woman works toward GED through Friends of Literacy

Knoxville woman works toward GED through Friends of LiteracyFriends of Literacy has been in the Knoxville area for about 25 years helping people from all backgrounds earn a GED or HiSET.
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  • 14 hours, 37 minutes ago
Local Forecast

Rainy and mild, to wintry and cold the next few days!

Rainy and mild, to wintry and cold the next few days!Rainy and mild with possible flooding, to wintry and cold with possible ice and snow. This covers the next 3 days!
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People

That Cindy Crawford photo was a fake

That Cindy Crawford photo was a fakeThat's what she's saying now.
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  • 10 hours ago
News

Second Harvest kicks off fifth annual Restaurant Week

Second Harvest kicks off fifth annual Restaurant WeekSunday marks the first day of Restaurant Week, Second Harvest Food Bank of East Tennessee's fifth annual fundraiser that also recognizes Knoxville's best local dining.
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Weather

Feb. 2015: One of the coldest February months on record in East TN

Feb. 2015: One of the coldest February months on record in East TNThe snow and ice gained lots of attention last month, but it was also one of the coldest February months on record.
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Local Forecast

NWS predicts near normal temps for March in East Tenn.

NWS predicts near normal temps for March in East Tenn.Sunday marked the beginning of the meteorological spring
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