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    Money

    Yamaha expansion will bring dozens of new jobs to Vonore

    Yamaha expansion will bring dozens of new jobs to VonoreYamaha Jet Boat Manufacturing in Vonore plans to add dozens of new positions to keep up with increased production.
    • Money
    • 19 minutes ago
    Tech

    Lenoir City school goes from textbooks to Chromebooks

    Lenoir City school goes from textbooks to ChromebooksA pilot program that started last year is working to get more chromebooks in the hands of Lenoir City middle schoolers.
    • Tech
    • 1 hour, 16 minutes ago
    Live at 5 at 4

    WBIR Junior Anchor

    WBIR Junior AnchorEvery week we'll pick a new Junior Anchor to join the WBIR team to help us report a Weather, Sports or News segment!
    • Live at 5 at 4
    • 4 hours, 50 minutes ago
    Scott - Campbell - Morgan

    Weekend crash on I-75 kills 1, injures 3

    Weekend crash on I-75 kills 1, injures 3A single car crash on I-75 in Campbell County leaves one person dead, three people injured.
    • Scott - Campbell - Morgan
    • 9 hours, 53 minutes ago
    Downtown - UT

    New development company buys historic Farragut building

    New development company buys historic Farragut buildingThe company specializes in buying historic buildings and making them into senior housing, according to its website.
    • Downtown - UT
    • 15 hours, 43 minutes ago
    Elections

    U.S. Senate candidate Gordon Ball accused of plagiarism

    U.S. Senate candidate Gordon Ball accused of plagiarismThe campaign for a U.S. Senate seat in Tennessee is heating up and Republicans are calling for a high profile concession. A Buzzfeed report showed many of the statements on stances on Senate candidate Gordon Ball's website came from other politicians
    • Elections
    • 15 hours, 57 minutes ago
    Education

    Students consider TN Promise before November 1 deadline

    Students consider TN Promise before November 1 deadlineAn important deadline for Tennessee high school seniors interested in two years of free college is approaching.
    • Education
    • 16 hours, 1 minute ago
    Local

    Students consider TN Promise before November 1 deadline

    Students consider TN Promise before November 1 deadlineAn important deadline for high school seniors interested in two years of free college is approaching.
    • Local
    • 16 hours, 4 minutes ago
    Hamblen - Jefferson - Cocke - Greene

    Permits clear way for Greene Co. pipeline

    Permits clear way for Greene Co. pipelineGreeneville and the Greene County industrial development board will own the pipeline and US Nitrogen will foot the bill.
    • Hamblen - Jefferson - Cocke - Greene
    • 16 hours, 40 minutes ago
    Football

    Former Vols/Gators coach Doug Dickey visits Knoxville

    Former Vols/Gators coach Doug Dickey visits KnoxvilleThe former Vols coach is credited with coming up with the famous Neyland Stadium endzone pattern
    • Football
    • 16 hours, 49 minutes ago
    Oak Ridge - Anderson

    Oak Ridge city council approves loan for mall redevelopment

    Oak Ridge city council approves loan for mall redevelopmentThe city approved a $13 million loan using tax increment financing. The city hopes to pay it off in 18 years.
    • Oak Ridge - Anderson
    • 17 hours, 6 minutes ago
    Local

    KPD: Man stabbed after dispute over suspect's girlfriend

    KPD: Man stabbed after dispute over suspect's girlfriendA confrontation between two men escalated to a stabbing Monday night that sent one of them to the hospital
    • Local
    • 17 hours, 26 minutes ago
    Football

    Players and fans excited to checkerboard Neyland

    Players and fans excited to checkerboard NeylandThe Volunteers are looking to snap a nine game losing streak against Florida when the Gators come to Knoxville Saturday. And fans are hoping a new look inside the Stadium will help add to the home field advantage.
    • Football
    • 17 hours, 35 minutes ago
    Local

    Players and fans excited to checker Neyland

    Players and fans excited to checker NeylandFans hope a new look inside Neyland Stadium will give the Vols the boost they need to take down the Gators
    • Local
    • 17 hours, 40 minutes ago
    Education

    Knox BOE discusses expanding IB program to middle school

    Knox BOE discusses expanding IB program to middle schoolWest High School is the only Knox County School with an IB program
    • Education
    • 17 hours, 58 minutes ago
    Military

    Second chance court targets East TN veterans

    Second chance court targets East TN veteransKnox County quietly launched a new court six months ago targeting military veterans in trouble with the law.
    • Military
    • 18 hours, 14 minutes ago
    Military

    Service & Sacrifice: Veteran suicide rates increase in Tennessee

    Service & Sacrifice: Veteran suicide rates increase in TennesseeTennessee saw in increase in veteran suicides between 2012 and 2013. The Tennessee Department of Veterans Affairs is working to tackle that problem.
    • Military
    • 18 hours, 25 minutes ago
    Local

    Service & Sacrifice: Veteran suicide rates increase in Tennessee

    Service & Sacrifice: Veteran suicide rates increase in TennesseeTennessee saw in increase in veteran suicides between 2012 and 2013. The Tennessee Department of Veterans Affairs is working to tackle that problem.
    • Local
    • 18 hours, 25 minutes ago
    Local

    Boy battling cancer gets chance to meet Luke Bryan

    Boy battling cancer gets chance to meet Luke BryanThe 9-year-old got quite the surprise during a visit to Merle FM studios on Wednesday
    • Local
    • 18 hours, 36 minutes ago
    Local

    Audit: No criminal actions in Knox County Schools account

    Audit: No criminal actions in Knox County Schools accountThe audit looked into the Physical Plant Upgrades account. Back in March, we reported on the $15.4 million account.
    • Local
    • 19 hours ago
    Politics

    Gov. Haslam sees 'huge progress' in Afghanistan

    Gov. Haslam sees 'huge progress' in AfghanistanHaslam is one of four governors who traveled to Afghanistan for counter terrorism briefings & to greet troops there
    • Politics
    • 19 hours, 41 minutes ago
    Politics

    New attorney general to be sworn in Wednesday

    New attorney general to be sworn in WednesdayKnoxville attorney Herbert Slatery III will be the state's 27th attorney general.
    • Politics
    • 19 hours, 49 minutes ago
    Military

    Second chance court targets East TN veterans

    Second chance court targets East TN veteransKnox County quietly launched a new court six months ago targeting military veterans in trouble with the law. It's a big move that has the potential to help hundreds, if not thousands of veterans in East Tennessee.
    • Military
    • 19 hours, 51 minutes ago
    Tech

    Lenoir City school goes from textbooks to chromebooks

    Lenoir City school goes from textbooks to chromebooksA pilot program that started last year is growing around the school giving every seventh grader a laptop.
    • Tech
    • 20 hours, 38 minutes ago
    Local

    George Jones Museum planned for downtown Nashville

    George Jones Museum planned for downtown NashvilleJones' widow is heading the project which will include a gift shop, restaurant, event space and music venue
    • Local
    • 20 hours, 56 minutes ago
    Local

    Court: State must release execution information

    Court: State must release execution informationEleven death row inmates are suing over the state's lethal injection and electrocution procedures
    • Local
    • 21 hours, 54 minutes ago
    Sevierville - Sevier

    Police: ATM stolen after truck rams into flea market

    Police: ATM stolen after truck rams into flea marketPolice say two men rammed a stolen pick up truck through the front doors of a Sevierville flea market Monday morning
    • Sevierville - Sevier
    • 22 hours, 22 minutes ago