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    Grocery bagger knows his job and most of Seymour

    Grocery bagger knows his job and most of SeymourMichael O'Connor greets customers, bags groceries, and spreads happiness with his huge smile.
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    • 44 minutes ago
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    Escaped Sevier Co. inmates were unarmed, found near jail

    Escaped Sevier Co. inmates were unarmed, found near jailA search is underway for two inmates who escaped from the Sevier County jail late Friday night.
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    • 4 hours, 56 minutes ago
    Crime

    3 arrested at Knoxville motel with guns, drugs, & cash

    3 arrested at Knoxville motel with guns, drugs, & cashThree people are behind bars after being arrested in a Knoxville motel room with guns, drugs, and cash.
    • Crime
    • 5 hours, 30 minutes ago
    News

    Salvage principals face prison terms, $10.3 million restitution in asbestos case

    Salvage principals face prison terms, $10.3 million restitution in asbestos casePrincipals tied to a salvage firm that was working at a defunct Hamblen County plant face prison terms and millions in restitution for environmental crimes.
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    • 4 days ago
    Hamblen - Jefferson - Cocke - Greene

    Woman accused of beating elderly relatives with skillet

    Woman accused of beating elderly relatives with skilletA Hamblen County woman is accused of hitting her elderly relatives with a skillet.
    • Hamblen - Jefferson - Cocke - Greene
    • 4 days, 9 hours ago
    Politics

    Knox commissioners vote to meet later in the day

    Knox commissioners vote to meet later in the dayIn an effort to be more accessible to the public, Knox County commissioners voted Monday to start meeting later in the day.
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    • 2 hours, 58 minutes ago
    News

    Supply depot for teachers opens this weekend

    Supply depot for teachers opens this weekendThe Teacher Supply Depot opens Saturday morning so Knox County teachers can get supplies to help teach their students.
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    • 2 days, 20 hours ago
    West - Knoxville - Farragut

    Smokestack that towered over Lakeshore Park is gone

    Smokestack that towered over Lakeshore Park is goneA smokestack that towered over Lakeshore Park for decades, a vestige of when that property served as a mental health institute for East Tennessee, is gone.
    • West - Knoxville - Farragut
    • 3 days, 8 hours ago
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    Cumberland board turns back code restricting leggings

    Cumberland board turns back code restricting leggingsCumberland County education officials declined to impose a stiffer dress code that would ban leggings.
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    • 3 days, 21 hours ago
    Vols

    Vols' Donnie Tyndall on the spot in Southern Miss probe

    Vols' Donnie Tyndall on the spot in Southern Miss probeTyndall's contract with the Vols allows the school to fire him for cause if he is found to have committed an NCAA Level I or Level II violation at another program.
    • Vols
    • 3 days, 4 hours ago
    News

    Public forum focuses on discrimination in schools

    Public forum focuses on discrimination in schoolsForum held to discuss disproportionate split of black students facing discipline
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    • 3 days, 20 hours ago
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    Sheriff: Man tried to ram Blount deputies during chase

    Sheriff: Man tried to ram Blount deputies during chaseAccording to Blount County authorities, a Maryville man led several police agencies on a two-county chase Thursday night.
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    • 3 days, 1 hour ago
    Health

    Health Living Expo starts Friday at Knoxville Convention Center

    Health Living Expo starts Friday at Knoxville Convention CenterTennessee's largest health and fitness event kicks off Friday at the convention center in downtown Knoxville.
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    • 3 days, 12 hours ago
    News

    Man charged in 2008 Morningside Park rape, beating

    Man charged in 2008 Morningside Park rape, beatingInmate serving life sentence charged in 2008 rape, attack on elderly Knoxville woman.
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    • 4 days, 2 hours ago
    Local

    Prescription drug abuse 'epidemic' costing TN taxpayers

    Prescription drug abuse 'epidemic' costing TN taxpayersHealth officials say prescription drug abuse in Tennessee is an epidemic, and taxpayers are shouldering much of the burden.
    • Local
    • 3 days, 19 hours ago
    Maryville - Blount

    Second person dies in Alcoa fatal crash earlier this month

    Second person dies in Alcoa fatal crash earlier this monthA second person involved in a fatal crash earlier this month has died, Alcoa police confirmed Friday.
    • Maryville - Blount
    • 3 days, 7 hours ago
    Vols

    Vols offensive coordinator Bajakian leaves for NFL

    Vols offensive coordinator Bajakian leaves for NFLMike Bajakian is leaving Tennessee after two seasons as offensive coordinator to be the quarterbacks coach with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers.
    • Vols
    • 3 days, 13 hours ago
    Politics

    Bill would make passengers drinking in cars illegal statewide

    Bill would make passengers drinking in cars illegal statewideSome lawmakers in Tennessee are trying to join 43 other state in banning passengers from drinking alcohol in cars.
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    • 3 days, 9 hours ago
    Health

    Survey: Knoxville is the third hardest-hit city by flu

    Survey: Knoxville is the third hardest-hit city by fluThe number of flu cases in Knoxville appears to be falling, according to the new survey from Walgreens.
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    • 4 days, 8 hours ago
    Money

    Knoxville ranked 99th for global growth

    Knoxville ranked 99th for global growthKnoxville has been ranked 99th among the world's 300 largest metro economies. A strong economic performance in 2014 helped its showing.
    • Money
    • 3 days, 23 hours ago
    Politics

    Official suggests political motivations behind E-911 radio vote

    Official suggests political motivations behind E-911 radio voteHis comments come a day after board members said they wanted a do-over after an evaluation team spent more than 18 months overseeing the bidding and negotiation process
    • Politics
    • 4 days, 4 hours ago
    News

    Cumberland Co. Schools set to vote Thursday on leggings issue

    Cumberland Co. Schools set to vote Thursday on leggings issueAn East Tennessee school district is considering changing its dress code because of the leggings trend.
    • News
    • 4 days, 8 hours ago
    West - Knoxville - Farragut

    Police: 3 armed men robbed west Knoxville Subway

    Police: 3 armed men robbed west Knoxville SubwayPolice are searching for three men accused of robbing a west Knoxville Subway armed with guns.
    • West - Knoxville - Farragut
    • 4 days, 6 hours ago
    News

    President brings Cystic Fibrosis to national spotlight

    President brings Cystic Fibrosis to national spotlightPresident Obama used a breakthrough treatment in Cystic Fibrosis as an example of the type of medical research he wants to see more of.
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    • 5 days ago
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    Men charged, pot, $17K seized

    Men charged, pot, $17K seizedTwo Maryville men face pot charges and authorities have seized 6 pounds of hydroponically grown pot and more than $17,000 in cash found in their homes.
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    • 4 days, 3 hours ago
    News

    E-911 board declines to approve radio system contract, requiring do-over

    E-911 board declines to approve radio system contract, requiring do-overBoard declines to approve long-awaited emergency radio system contract.
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    • 5 days, 1 hour ago
    Pets

    Rescued dog that captured hearts dies of tumor

    Rescued dog that captured hearts dies of tumorWe first met Ruger back in December when he was malnourished and on the edge of death.
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    • 1 week ago