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    Knoxville leaders to decide downtown future

    Knoxville leaders to decide downtown futureKnoxville leaders want public's input on development plans for downtown. Mon. 3-30-2015
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    Woman searching for dog that attacked her

    Woman searching for dog that attacked herAfter an unprovoked dog attack, one woman is asking the dog's owner to come forward. Mon. 3-30-2015
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    Thieves burglarize vehicles in Farragut neighborhood

    Thieves burglarize vehicles in Farragut neighborhoodKnox County deputies are investigating a series of weekend car burglaries in a Farragut neighborhood.
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    Tennessee voter turnout

    Tennessee voter turnoutA new study shows Tennessee ranks “fourth worst” when it came to voter turnout in the 2014 elections. Nathan Kelly, associate professor with the University of Tennessee’s Political Science Department, talks about factors at play.
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    Ask Todd: Beware a possible cold snap

    Ask Todd: Beware a possible cold snapPlants and trees are budding but there’s still a chance for sub-freezing weather to move in. Meteorologist Todd Howell and UT Extension’s David Vandergriff talk about the short spells sometimes called “blackberry winter” and “dogwood winter.”
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    Ask Todd: Beware a possible cold snap

    Ask Todd: Beware a possible cold snapPlants and trees are budding but there’s still a chance for sub-freezing weather to move in. Meteorologist Todd Howell and UT Extension’s David Vandergriff talk about the short spells sometimes called “blackberry winter” and “dogwood winter.”
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    Time to get outside!

    Time to get outside!Spring’s arrival means East Tennesseans now have a wealth of ways to enjoy the outdoors. Carol Evans with Legacy Parks reviews recreation options.
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    Time to get outside!

    Time to get outside!Spring’s arrival means East Tennesseans now have a wealth of ways to enjoy the outdoors. Carol Evans with Legacy Parks reviews recreation options.
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    Blount Library hosts writers’ workshop

    Blount Library hosts writers’ workshopMarch 30, 2015 Live at Five at 4 Pamela Schoenewaldt, award-winning historical novelist published by HarperCollins, will conduct a workshop for writers at the Blount County Public Library. “Research Techniques for Smart Writers: Making It Real” will b
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    KCSO enlists “Barney Fife” to help area seniors

    KCSO enlists “Barney Fife” to help area seniorsMarch 30, 2015 Live at Five at 4 SCAN stands for Senior Citizens Awareness Network and is a unique program for the Knox County Sheriff’s Office. For more information visit www.knoxsheriff.org ‘
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    Students paddle through Canoe Class

    Students paddle through Canoe ClassMarch 30, 2015 Live at Five at 4 The Advanced Woodworking Class at Maryville High School builds a canoe every term.,
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    KCSO enlists “Barney Fife” to help area seniors

    KCSO enlists “Barney Fife” to help area seniorsMarch 30, 2015 Live at Five at 4 SCAN stands for Senior Citizens Awareness Network and is a unique program for the Knox County Sheriff’s Office. For more information visit www.knoxsheriff.org ‘
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    TN is one of 20 states with "Religious Freedom Restoration Act"

    TN is one of 20 states with "Religious Freedom Restoration Act"When Gov. Phil Bredesen signed this bill in July 2009, very few states recognized same-sex marriages. Now 37 states allow it, so 1 organization says Indiana's controversy all stems from timing.
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    Building canoe teaches woodworking skills and more

    Building canoe teaches woodworking skills and moreMaryville High School students put down their pencils and pick up saws for their semester long project.
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    Cuteness Overload: Knoxville Zoo’s newest residents

    Cuteness Overload: Knoxville Zoo’s newest residents March 30, 2015 Live at Five at 4 The Knoxville Zoo welcomes adorable baby Chacoan Peccaries (pigs), www.knoxville-zoo.org
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    How to prepare a rack of lamb

    How to prepare a rack of lambMarch 30, 2015 Live at Five at 4 William from Willy’s Butcher shop shares directions on making a rack of lamb for Easter Sunday. Willy's Butcher Shop is located at 5115 Homberg Drive in Knoxville, 865-200-4118.
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    Athens school also a living history museum

    Athens school also a living history museumMarch 30, 2015 Live at Five at 4 The McMinn County Living Heritage Museum Open: Tuesday – Friday (10am-5pm); Saturday (10am-4pm); Sunday – Monday (CLOSED) $5 Admission http://livingheritagemuseum.com/
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    Biggest Winner team crosses half marathon finish line

    Biggest Winner team crosses half marathon finish lineMarch 30, 2015 Live at Five at 4 After weeks of training for the Covenant Health Knoxville Marathon, members of Missy Kane’s team meet their goal of finishing a half marathon.
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    Lady Vols to take on Maryland in Elite 8

    Lady Vols to take on Maryland in Elite 8A preview of the Lady Vols game from Spokane Washington
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    govols247: Rick Barnes could be Vols' next basketball coach

    govols247: Rick Barnes could be Vols' next basketball coachBarnes and the other UT mutually parted ways this weekend after 17 seasons.
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    Rick Barnes could be Tennessee's next coach

    Rick Barnes could be Tennessee's next coachgovols247 reporting that the former Texas coach is in talks with UT to replace Donnie Tyndall
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    Cute! Knoxville Zoo welcomes baby Chacoan peccaries

    Cute! Knoxville Zoo welcomes baby Chacoan peccariesThe Knoxville Zoo welcomed two new little babies into their family over the weekend-- a pair of perfect little piggies called Chacoan peccaries
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    How Tennessee's religious freedom act is different from Indiana's

    How Tennessee's religious freedom act is different from Indiana'sWhen former Gov. Phil Bredesen signed Tennessee's Religious Freedom and Protection Act on July 1, 2009, it was a far different political environment than it was for Indiana Gov. Mike Pence who signed a similar law for his state last week.
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    A look back at whom UT could've hired

    A look back at whom UT could've hiredOver the last quarter-century or so, the list of basketball coaches Tennessee could have hired – but didn't – is impressive
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    Haslam urges lawmakers to look beyond politics on Medicaid

    Haslam urges lawmakers to look beyond politics on MedicaidGov. Bill Haslam is urging fellow Republicans to look beyond political considerations as they prepare to vote on a revived version of his Insure Tennessee proposal.
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    East Knoxville

    Body found in vacant east Knoxville building

    Body found in vacant east Knoxville buildingAuthorities say the partically decomposed remains were found in an emply building located at 2311 Martin Luther King Jr. Ave.
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    Police: Boy dies in accidental drowning at Knoxville motel

    Police: Boy dies in accidental drowning at Knoxville motelInvestigators identfied the child as Anderson Cooper Goldsmith, 4, from Ringgold, Georgia. They believe the child's flotation device was removed before he entered the water.
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