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Houseboat gets stuck under I-40 bridge near downtown Nashville

Houseboat gets stuck under I-40 bridge near downtown NashvilleA semi hauling a houseboat got stuck under a bridge on Interstate 40 south of downtown Nashville on Wednesday morning.
  • News
  • 38 minutes ago
Politics

For Insure Tennessee backers, hope is lost again

For Insure Tennessee backers, hope is lost againThe proposal to extend health coverage to 280,000 low-income Tennesseans was defeated 6-2 in the Senate Commerce Committee on Tuesday. I
  • Politics
  • 17 hours, 25 minutes ago
Local

Whiteoak Sink area reopens after closure to protect bats

Whiteoak Sink area reopens after closure to protect batsGreat Smoky Mountains National Park officials are reopening the Whiteoak Sink area but only on a limited basis.
  • Local
  • 2 hours ago
Local Forecast

Warm weather for rest of week; storms Thursday & Friday

Warm weather for rest of week; storms Thursday & FridayContinued mild to warm weather for the rest of the week. Storms arrive Thursday into Friday.
  • Local Forecast
  • 6 hours, 45 minutes ago
Money

Haslam amends budget to save mental health services

Haslam amends budget to save mental health servicesProposed mental health cuts potentially affecting thousands in Tennessee are being restored.
  • Money
  • 14 hours, 44 minutes ago
World

The world's oldest person dies at 117

The world's oldest person dies at 117Misao Okawa died of heart failure at her Osaka nursing home.
  • World
  • 2 hours, 49 minutes ago
Vols

Rick Barnes being hired at UT is like coming home

Rick Barnes being hired at UT is like coming homeNew UT basketball coach Rick Barnes has a lot of connections to the Knoxville area. His wife, Candy, graduated from the University of Tennessee in 1975 with a degree in biology.
  • Vols
  • 14 hours, 55 minutes ago
News

J. Paul Getty's grandson found dead

J. Paul Getty's grandson found deadGetty had recently taken out a restraining order on a woman, according to a report.
  • News
  • 9 hours, 52 minutes ago
Scott - Campbell - Morgan

TBI: Former Scott Co. deputy stole confiscated drugs

TBI: Former Scott Co. deputy stole confiscated drugsA former Scott County deputy stole confiscated drugs and broke into his co-worker's offices, according to a TBI investigation.
  • Scott - Campbell - Morgan
  • 17 hours, 13 minutes ago
Vols

Barnes comes with impressive academic record

Barnes comes with impressive academic recordAs the University of Tennessee welcomes its new men's basketball head coach, Rick Barnes, the spotlighting is shining on Barnes' success both on and off the court.
  • Vols
  • 14 hours, 55 minutes ago
Downtown - UT

Funding approved to design bathrooms for Market Square

Funding approved to design bathrooms for Market SquareThe City Council approved a contract Tuesday night for architects to start the design work for bathrooms in the Market Square parking garage.
  • Downtown - UT
  • 15 hours, 36 minutes ago
Ways to Save

April Fool's Day 2015: Legit freebies, huge deals

April Fool's Day 2015: Legit freebies, huge dealsApril Fool's Day 2015 freebies, deals and no pranks - just price drops!
  • Ways to Save
  • 11 hours, 33 minutes ago
Men's Basketball

UT will pay Rick Barnes $2.25 million annually for six seasons

UT will pay Rick Barnes $2.25 million annually for six seasonsRick Barnes signed an agreement with the University of Tennessee to earn $2.25 million annually for six seasons as the head coach of the men's basketball program.
  • Men's Basketball
  • 1 day, 1 hour ago
Money

Audit: Prisoners, dead among those receiving unemployment

Audit: Prisoners, dead among those receiving unemploymentDead people, prisoners and state employees are on the rolls of those receiving unemployment benefits in Tennessee, in spite of repeated warnings that the state is improperly paying out tens of millions in jobless claims.
  • Money
  • 17 hours, 22 minutes ago
Money

Michigan company bringing 202 jobs to Knoxville

Michigan company bringing 202 jobs to KnoxvilleThe Michigan company will invest $10.4 million to begin operating out of an existing building located at 1821 Mid Park Drive.
  • Money
  • 16 hours, 3 minutes ago
Politics

Sponsor withdraws Tennessee abortion ultrasound bill

Sponsor withdraws Tennessee abortion ultrasound billA bill that originally sought to require ultrasound images be shown or described to women seeking abortions in Tennessee has been withdrawn for the year.
  • Politics
  • 19 hours, 9 minutes ago
World

Reports: Video from inside Germanwings flight found

Reports: Video from inside Germanwings flight foundPublications say they have seen video from inside the plane just before the crash.
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  • 16 hours, 53 minutes ago
Vols

Lady Vols committed to doing better next year

Lady Vols committed to doing better next yearNow that the Lady Vols will have a clean bill of health for next season, in addition to three impactful newcomers, they say that they will do whatever it takes to avoid the feeling they endured Monday night
  • Vols
  • 19 hours, 2 minutes ago
Local

PIlot Flying J settles 4 rebate fraud cases

PIlot Flying J settles 4 rebate fraud casesFour trucking companies have settled lawsuits against Pilot Flying J
  • Local
  • 21 hours, 18 minutes ago
Politics

Amended bill would delay Tennessee school voucher plan

Amended bill would delay Tennessee school voucher planA proposal that seeks to create a school voucher program in Tennessee has been amended to delay the plan for a year.
  • Politics
  • 18 hours, 46 minutes ago
Local

Future of Hawkins Co. cemetery still uncertain

Future of Hawkins Co. cemetery still uncertain. Investigators said 128 plots were double-sold and ownership will be based on who bought each site first.
  • Local
  • 21 hours, 26 minutes ago
Politics

Lawmakers delay making Bible official book of Tennessee

Lawmakers delay making Bible official book of TennesseeAlthough dozens of lawmakers are sponsoring a bill to make the Bible the official book of Tennessee, a Republican leaders says the bill makes him "very uncomfortable."
  • Politics
  • 23 hours, 49 minutes ago
North Knoxville

Two people shot during robbery that involved drugs

Two people shot during robbery that involved drugsTwo people were shot, including an innocent bystander, during robbery that involved drugs at a north Knoxville apartment complex late Monday night, according to a Knoxville Police Department release.
  • North Knoxville
  • 1 day, 4 hours ago
Local

Fate of dog that attacked 78-year-old woman still unknown

Fate of dog that attacked 78-year-old woman still unknownA dog owner, whose bulldog attacked a 78-year-old woman on a Farragut greenway, has come forward after his wife saw the story on WBIR.
  • Local
  • 18 hours, 54 minutes ago
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