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Warmer weekend weather trend continues Sunday

Warmer weekend weather trend continues SundayThe weekend warmer weather trend continues on Sunday with sunny skies and highs in the mid to upper-70's.
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West - Knoxville - Farragut

WBIR takes part in Make a Difference Day

WBIR takes part in Make a Difference DayWBIR employees help clear brush away from the site of a future universally accessible playground in Lakeshore Park.
  • West - Knoxville - Farragut
  • 3 hours, 24 minutes ago
News

Alcoa pays tribute to George Williams

Alcoa pays tribute to George WilliamsFootball fans in Alcoa paid tribute to a man who served the community for decades and whose voice they knew well. 10-24-14
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  • 20 hours, 18 minutes ago
Live at 5 at 4

Creature Seeker Studios is scary all year long

Creature Seeker Studios is scary all year longEvery day is Halloween for an East Tennessee man who makes creatures for side shows and horror conventions
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  • 1 day, 2 hours ago
Health

New patient forms screen for ebola risk

New patient forms screen for ebola riskPatients at Covenant Health facilities are asked to fill out a form that asks them if they have a fever above 100.4 or if they've traveled outside the U.S.
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Health

Efforts to end polio world wide are continuing

Efforts to end polio world wide are continuingRotary International says their goal of eliminating polio from the planet is almost complete.
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Health

Tennova offers free flu shots for Campbell County

Tennova offers free flu shots for Campbell CountyTennova Health Care wants to keep keep the community healthy, so they are giving free shots at LaFollette Medical Center.
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Vols

Watch: Fun look at the return of basketball to UT

Watch: Fun look at the return of basketball to UTIn a new VFL film, The Vols' Armani Moore is reunited with his love. You can meet him and the other players tonight!
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  • 1 day, 7 hours ago
Tech

TVA solar-powered charger in Market Square

TVA solar-powered charger in Market SquareThe Tennessee Valley Authority is making easier for people in downtown Knoxville to charge their cell phones.
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  • 1 day, 7 hours ago
Local

Pay Lane Kiffin's $14 barber debt; help East TN charity

Pay Lane Kiffin's $14 barber debt; help East TN charityLane Kiffin's $14 haircut debt at a barber shop is now a hair-raising fundraiser for the United Way of Greater Knoxville.
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McMinn - Monroe

Officials hope to appoint new Monroe sheriff by December

Officials hope to appoint new Monroe sheriff by DecemberRandy White defeated Bill Bivens in the August election, but a judge ruled he didn't have enough experience to serve
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Vols

Lane Kiffin angers Vols fans, but he wasn't all bad

Lane Kiffin angers Vols fans, but he wasn't all badLane Kiffin is the coach many Tennessee Vols fans love to hate.
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Local

Two Tennesseans convicted in Iraq shooting

Two Tennesseans convicted in Iraq shootingFour former Blackwater security guards were found guilty in connection with a September 2007 deadly shooting involving more than two dozen citizens in Iraq. Two Tennesseans were among those convicted.
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  • 1 day, 19 hours ago
Events

Light the Night battles leukemia & lymphoma

Light the Night battles leukemia & lymphomaUT's campus turned red Thursday in memory of the people who battle leukemia and lymphoma.
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Local

East Tenn. mother still missing after 5 months

East Tenn. mother still missing after 5 monthsNikki Burgess was last heard from after dropping her son off at school on May 23rd. After extensive searching, she still has not been found.
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Local

Knox Co. unemployment rate drops nearly a full point

Knox Co. unemployment rate drops nearly a full pointKnox County's unemployment rate dropped nearly a full point from August to September.
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Local

Firefighters working to restore historic 1937 fire truck

Firefighters working to restore historic 1937 fire truckThe Jefferson City Fire Department is working to restore an old fire truck that links the station to its past.
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  • 1 day, 20 hours ago
Downtown - UT

Downtown Knoxville welcomes new restaurant, bar

Downtown Knoxville welcomes new restaurant, barA new restaurant and bar, called "Five", opened on Gay Street in Downtown Knoxville Thursday evening.
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Local

Urban League gala honors community leaders

Urban League gala honors community leadersKnoxville's Urban League gave its most prestigious honor Thursday to a civil rights activist at the League's Equal Opportunity Awards Gala.
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Crime

AT&T theft may be tied to other burglaries

AT&T theft may be tied to other burglariesKnoxville police are investigating a burglary that could be connected to several others in the Southeast.
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Local

Y-12 opens new training facility

Y-12 opens new training facilityThe company's old training facility was flooded last winter after a water main broke.
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Outreach

Volunteer Heart: Angel wing memory gowns

Volunteer Heart: Angel wing memory gownsVolunteers across the country transform wedding dresses into angel gowns for babies who never make it home from the hospital. 10-23-14
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  • 2 days ago
Pets

51 dogs euthanized due to Oak Ridge distemper outbreak

51 dogs euthanized due to Oak Ridge distemper outbreakThe Oak Ridge Animal Shelter is temporarily closed after several dogs tested positive for distemper.
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Education

Knox BOE could vote next week on K-2 test's future

Knox BOE could vote next week on K-2 test's futureSome feel it's too arduous for the system's youngest students
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Positively Schwall

Positively Schwall: Engineering day

Positively Schwall: Engineering dayOnly 6 percent of American high school students say they're considering a career in engineering or science. So college educators are doing all they can to increase that number. 10-23-14
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Prep

Alcoa High School installs new Jumbotron

Alcoa High School installs new JumbotronThe school's new $480-thousand dollar Jumbotron screen will make its debut at Friday night's game.
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  • 2 days, 3 hours ago
Politics

More than 220,000 have cast early ballots in Tenn.

More than 220,000 have cast early ballots in Tenn.Early voting runs from Oct. 15 to Oct. 30
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  • 2 days, 4 hours ago