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    Politics

    Senate approves guns-in-parks bill

    Senate approves guns-in-parks billTennessee senators approved a bill to quash local bans on guns in parks, sending the measure by a 26-7 one step closer to the desk of Gov. Bill Haslam.
    • Politics
    • 1 hour, 46 minutes ago
    Sevierville - Sevier

    Rally for murdered Sevier County woman cancelled

    Rally for murdered Sevier County woman cancelledThe family of a Sevier County woman murdered in 2009 told WBIR on Wednesday that they've cancelled a rally scheduled for that day outside the Sevier County Courthouse.
    • Sevierville - Sevier
    • 2 hours, 15 minutes ago
    Local

    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.
    • Local
    • 13 hours, 46 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
    • 13 hours, 57 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
    • 13 hours, 57 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 spotlight is shining on Barnes' success both on and off the court.
    • Vols
    • 13 hours, 58 minutes ago
    Life

    Smokies reopens Whiteoak Sink but is still protecting bats

    Smokies reopens Whiteoak Sink but is still protecting batsThe Whiteoak Sink area, located about halfway between Townsend and Cades Cove, is a popular spot for hikers, but also for hibernating bats.
    • Life
    • 15 hours, 54 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
    • 16 hours, 14 minutes 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
    • 16 hours, 24 minutes ago
    Local

    Vol fans impressed with Rick Barnes hire

    Vol fans impressed with Rick Barnes hireMany Tennessee fans are happy with the Rick Barnes hire as basketball coach
    • Local
    • 17 hours, 42 minutes ago
    Local

    Rick Barnes has UT & Knoxville ties

    Rick Barnes has UT & Knoxville tiesTennessee's new basketball coach has deep ties to Knoxville--- he's from Hickory, and courted a UT student who became his wife
    • Local
    • 17 hours, 43 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
    • 17 hours, 48 minutes 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
    • 17 hours, 55 minutes ago
    Local

    Dog that bit woman identifed & quarantined

    Dog that bit woman identifed & quarantinedThe dog that attacked a 78-year-old woman is in a 10 day quarantine at an animal shelter. The owner came forward after watching a report on WBIR last night.
    • Local
    • 18 hours, 1 minute 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
    • 18 hours, 10 minutes ago
    Vols

    Big Orange Tipoff Club likes Rick Barnes hire

    Big Orange Tipoff Club likes Rick Barnes hireR. Larry Smith, a member of the Big Orange Tipoff Club board of directors, talks about the Rick Barnes hire
    • Vols
    • 18 hours, 21 minutes ago
    Local

    Deadline for 2014 IRA Contributions

    Deadline for 2014 IRA ContributionsMarch 31, 2015 10 News at 5 The April 15th isn’t just the day to file your taxes it’s also the deadline to make 2014 IRA contributions. Laura Lyons has tips on what to think about.
    • Local
    • 18 hours, 27 minutes ago
    Sports

    Full video: Rick Barnes introduced as Vols new basketball coach

    Full video: Rick Barnes introduced as Vols new basketball coachFull video of Rick Barnes introduction as Vols new basketball coach. Warning- there were microphone problems at the press conference, so there are some audio issues with the recording.
    • Sports
    • 18 hours, 27 minutes ago
    Local

    Alzheimer’s Tennessee preps for walk

    Alzheimer’s Tennessee preps for walkMarch 31, 2015 10 News at 5 Alzheimer’s Tennessee’s Director of Communications discusses her recent trip to Nashville to meet with lawmakers. Alzheimer’s Tennessee Knoxville Walk April 18 at UT Gardens Register at alztennessee.org
    • Local
    • 18 hours, 28 minutes ago
    Live at 5 at 4

    Connie’s Thai chicken wrap

    Connie’s Thai chicken wrapMarch 31, 2015 Live at Five at 4 Connie Emmons prepares a Thai Chicken Wrap. Connie's Kitchen is located 10231 Chapman Hwy in Seymour, 865-577-1992 or connieskitchentn.com
    • Live at 5 at 4
    • 18 hours, 39 minutes ago
    Sports

    Dave Hart talks about the Rick Barnes hire

    Dave Hart talks about the Rick Barnes hireUT AD Dave Hart talks to Nick Carboni about how the Rick Barnes hire came about
    • Sports
    • 18 hours, 45 minutes ago
    Local

    Rick Barnes introduced as Vols' head coach

    Rick Barnes introduced as Vols' head coach3/31/15. 10News at 5. Former Texas coach Rick Barnes introduced as Tennessee's new basketball coach.
    • Local
    • 18 hours, 49 minutes ago
    Life

    Quilters and personal historian collaborate

    Quilters and personal historian collaborateQuilts are one way to preserve family history as they are passed from generation to generation
    • Life
    • 18 hours, 54 minutes ago
    Live at 5 at 4

    Former Vol talks Barnes and Hoops

    Former Vol talks Barnes and HoopsMarch 31, 2015 Live at Five at 4 Former Vol player Steve Hamer discusses UT’s hiring of Rick Barnes and what he hopes he’ll do for the Vol’s as head basketball coach.
    • Live at 5 at 4
    • 18 hours, 58 minutes ago
    West - Knoxville - Farragut

    Hardin Valley students honored for anti-bullying campaign

    Hardin Valley students honored for anti-bullying campaignThe students produced an anti-bullying campaign that received national recognition.
    • West - Knoxville - Farragut
    • 19 hours 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
    • 20 hours, 20 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
    • 20 hours, 28 minutes ago