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Life

Scientist stumbles upon spider as big as a puppy

Scientist stumbles upon spider as big as a puppyA scientist stumbled upon the world's biggest type of spider, which is about the size of a puppy.
  • Life
  • 5 hours, 11 minutes ago
People

Local boy shows off dancing skills on Today Show

Local boy shows off dancing skills on Today ShowAn East Tennessee boy, with dance moves that would have made Patrick Swayze proud, made his national debut on the Today Show this morning.
  • People
  • 5 days, 2 hours ago
People

East Tenn. boy goes viral in dirty dancing video

East Tenn. boy goes viral in dirty dancing videoJust like Patrick Swazye in the final scene of 1987's "Dirty Dancing," 8-year-old Charlie is right on cue.
  • People
  • 5 days, 5 hours ago
People

Dance-off: 8-year-old vs. Patrick Swayze

Dance-off: 8-year-old vs. Patrick SwayzeJust like Patrick Swazye in the final scene of 1987's "Dirty Dancing," 8-year-old Charlie is right on cue.
  • People
  • 6 days, 2 hours ago
Politics

'I Voted' stickers feature GOP name in Tennessee

'I Voted' stickers feature GOP name in TennesseeThe stickers - red and shaped like Tennessee - prominently display the words "Secretary of State Tre Hargett."
  • Politics
  • 1 week, 2 days ago
Movies

Rain postpones Movies on Market Square

Rain postpones Movies on Market SquareThe Knox County Public Library's film series was set to show O Brother, Where Art Thou? on an outdoor screen in downtown Knoxville this evening.
  • Movies
  • 1 week, 2 days ago
Music

See Bonnaroo's secrets of snagging big-name artists

See Bonnaroo's secrets of snagging big-name artistsThe music festival in southern Middle Tennessee has done wonders bringing in big name talent.
  • Music
  • 1 week, 3 days ago
Life

Museum of Appalachia invites you to Fall Homecoming

Museum of Appalachia invites you to Fall HomecomingIn addition to the museum's regular exhibits, visitors enjoy hours of live music, demonstrations, craft booths, and food vendors.
  • Life
  • 1 week, 3 days ago
Local

8 reasons to download the all new WBIR news app!

8 reasons to download the all new WBIR news app!You'll get the same great news and weather coverage from all over East Tennessee… but much more of it!
  • Local
  • 1 week, 3 days ago
TV

Knoxville woman wins episode of 'Jeopardy!'

Knoxville woman wins episode of 'Jeopardy!'A Knoxville woman appeared on Jeopardy! Wednesday and she'll be making at least one more appearance.
  • TV
  • 1 week, 4 days ago
Life

Study: Best city to find single men with jobs? Clarksville

Study: Best city to find single men with jobs? ClarksvilleThe study concludes that the Clarksville area lays claim to the nation's highest concentration of single men with jobs, outnumbering women 145 to 100
  • Life
  • 1 week, 5 days ago
People

Knox County students join 'International Walk to School Day'

Knox County students join 'International Walk to School Day'Children across the area joined an international movement to walk to school on Wednesday.
  • People
  • 1 week, 5 days ago
People

Knox County students join 'International Walk to School Day'

Knox County students join 'International Walk to School Day'Children across the area joined an international movement to walk to school on Wednesday.
  • People
  • 1 week, 5 days ago
McMinn - Monroe

Cherokee Forest squatter was building cabin, planting garden

Cherokee Forest squatter was building cabin, planting gardenTerry L. Sharkey was caught living on national forest land for the second time in April
  • McMinn - Monroe
  • 1 week, 5 days ago
Local

Student group wants to bring Sex Week to ETSU

Student group wants to bring Sex Week to ETSUUT's Sex Week threatened student funding. Despite that. students at ETSU are campaigning for their own event.
  • Local
  • 1 week, 6 days ago
Life

Fall colors starting in Smokies, but best is yet to come

Fall colors starting in Smokies, but best is yet to comeParts of the Great Smoky Mountains are starting to put on their annual fall color display.
  • Life
  • 1 week, 6 days ago
Titans

Titans' Bernard Pollard out for year

Titans' Bernard Pollard out for yearThe Titans' starting safety is undergoing season-ending surgery after tearing his Achilles tendon in Sunday's game.
  • Titans
  • 1 week, 6 days ago
People

'Unforgettable' proposal: Hot air balloon lands in ocean

'Unforgettable' proposal: Hot air balloon lands in oceanOne couple's engagement didn't go as planned, but it was definitely memorable.
  • People
  • 1 week, 6 days ago
Money

Publix changes coupon policy, cracks down on 'extreme couponing'

Publix changes coupon policy, cracks down on 'extreme couponing'Publix is changing its coupon policy to crack down on extreme couponing.
  • Money
  • 1 week, 6 days ago
Vols

Chancellor admonishes students for "unacceptable" chants

Chancellor admonishes students for "unacceptable" chantsAt the end of the game, the student section began chanting "(expletive) you Florida!"
  • Vols
  • 1 week, 6 days ago
Vols

Vols vs. Ole Miss will play under the lights

Vols vs. Ole Miss will play under the lightsThe SEC announced Monday that the October 18 game against the now #3 ranked Rebels will be at 7 pm.
  • Vols
  • 1 week, 6 days ago
Football

Vols homecoming kickoff against Chattanooga set for 4 pm

Vols homecoming kickoff against Chattanooga set for 4 pmThe University of Tennessee will take on in-state foe, UT-Chattanooga this Saturday October 11 at 4 pm.
  • Football
  • 2 weeks ago
Life

See Elkmont through the years

See Elkmont through the yearsOne of the abandoned cottages in Elkmont.
  • Life
  • 2 weeks ago
People

See Elkmont's last days

See Elkmont's last daysThe National Park Service didn't extend leases for dozens of families to stay at Elkmont in the early 1990s. Here's video of the small Smoky Mountains community during its last days.
  • People
  • 2 weeks ago
People

Families take advantage of the fall temperatures

Families take advantage of the fall temperaturesWith a big drop in temperatures, families flocked to local pumpkin patches and corn mazes
  • People
  • 2 weeks ago
People

Families take advantage of the fall temperatures

Families take advantage of the fall temperaturesWith a big drop in temperatures over the weekend, East Tennessee families flocked to local pumpkin patches and corn mazes for some fall fun.
  • People
  • 2 weeks ago
Football

Vol fans and businesses react to Florida loss

Vol fans and businesses react to Florida lossDespite another disappointing loss the Florida Gators, fans said Saturday there is still plenty to be happy about.
  • Football
  • 2 weeks, 1 day ago