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Patton Robinette's career at Vandy over; he's ready for med school

Patton 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.
  • Sports
  • 33 minutes ago
Men's Basketball

Donnie Tyndall fired as UT men's basketball coach

Donnie 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
  • 3 hours, 23 minutes ago
World

Prosecutor: German co-pilot hid illness from employer

Prosecutor: 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.
  • World
  • 4 hours, 5 minutes ago
News

KPD: Homeless man, 37, shot north of downtown

KPD: Homeless man, 37, shot north of downtownThe man shot late Thursday northwest of downtown has been identified as 37-year-old Jason Larkins.
  • News
  • 19 minutes ago
Women's Basketball

Lady Vols to play Gonzaga in Sweet 16 on Saturday

Lady Vols to play Gonzaga in Sweet 16 on SaturdayThe Lady Vols are in enemy territory to take on Gonzaga in the Sweet 16 for the NCAA Tournament on Saturday.
  • Women's Basketball
  • 5 hours, 39 minutes ago
Music

Kenny Chesney tops 12 a.m. with Taylor Swift, Joe Walsh

Kenny 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.
  • Music
  • 3 hours, 11 minutes ago
Hamblen - Jefferson - Cocke - Greene

Man accused of trying to hire person to murder ex-wife

Man 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
  • 3 hours, 57 minutes ago
News

State trial delayed for ex-Trustee Office 'ghost' worker

State trial delayed for ex-Trustee Office 'ghost' workerAttorneys say they need more time now that Mubarak also faces federal charges
  • News
  • 5 hours, 42 minutes ago
Local

What you need to know Friday

What you need to know FridayHere are several stories to follow Friday, March 27, 2015.
  • Local
  • 6 hours, 13 minutes ago
Music

Zayn Malik speaks out about quitting 1D

Zayn Malik speaks out about quitting 1DHe opened up about his decision in an interview with 'The Sun.'
  • Music
  • 4 hours, 27 minutes ago
Oak Ridge - Anderson

Officials: Cigarette may have sparked fire in Oak Ridge duplex

Officials: 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
  • 4 hours, 18 minutes ago
Local Forecast

Temperatures will only rise to about 50 degrees

Temperatures will only rise to about 50 degreesA good mix of sun and clouds expected, with gradually warming temperatures. Highs will reach about 50 degrees this afternoon.
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  • 8 hours, 15 minutes ago
Elections

Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid to retire

Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid to retireDemocratic leader Harry Reid won't seek re-election to the Senate.
  • Elections
  • 5 hours, 54 minutes ago
Downtown - UT

Big Ears Festival kicks off Friday in downtown Knoxville

Big Ears Festival kicks off Friday in downtown KnoxvilleBig Ears Festival will fill downtown Knoxville with music this weekend.
  • Downtown - UT
  • 8 hours, 3 minutes ago
News

Proposed bill limits access to cough suppressants

Proposed bill limits access to cough suppressantsAn ingredient commonly found in over-the-counter cough suppressants could be facing restrictions if the Tennessee Legislature passes a bill regulating the sale of products containing dextromethorphan.
  • News
  • 15 hours, 57 minutes ago
News

Mother made daughter put dead girl's body in freezer

Mother made daughter put dead girl's body in freezerDETROIT - Before Stephen Berry and Stoni Blair's frozen bodies were discovered in a deep freezer at their Detroit apartment, the siblings suffered horrific abuse at the hands of their mother, a court document filed Thursday alleges.
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  • 17 hours, 23 minutes ago
News

"VolCard" close to coming to the strip

"VolCard" close to coming to the stripA plan to even out the playing field for businesses on the Cumberland Avenue Strip is close to becoming a reality.
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  • 16 hours, 40 minutes ago
News

Neighbor: West Knox breeder kept too many dogs

Neighbor: 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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  • 19 hours, 35 minutes ago
Companies

Alcoa $259 million loan supports auto-metal expansion

Alcoa $259 million loan supports auto-metal expansionThe government is giving Alcoa a financial shot in the arm by loaning $259 million for the plant's automobile expansion.
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  • 20 hours, 17 minutes ago
News

McQueen: Higher standards good for TN students

McQueen: Higher standards good for TN studentsTennessee's new education commissioner told a Knoxville audience Thursday night that higher standards for Tennessee students are a good thing.
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  • 16 hours, 47 minutes ago
Events

Museum of Appalachia announces Fall Homecoming lineup

Museum of Appalachia announces Fall Homecoming lineupOfficials are already planning for and promoting their 36th Annual Tennessee Fall Homecoming, which will be October 9-11.
  • Events
  • 20 hours, 10 minutes ago
Money

'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.
  • Money
  • 21 hours, 45 minutes ago
News

Dandridge man pleads guilty to 2013 vehicular homicde

Dandridge 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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  • 18 hours, 10 minutes ago
News

NRA wants to give lawmakers free concert tickets

NRA 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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  • 18 hours, 37 minutes ago
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