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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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    • 14 hours, 7 minutes ago
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    Man, 67, found dead after pickup hits tree

    Man, 67, found dead after pickup hits treeA Mascot man, 67, died Monday night after his pickup truck hit a tree on Roberts Road near Washington Pike.
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    • 10 hours, 39 minutes ago
    Local

    Vote: TDOT looking for clever message board signs

    Vote: TDOT looking for clever message board signsPeople have been submitting their funny and creative slogans to catch people's attention on those interstate message boards, and now you can vote for your favorite
    • Local
    • 20 hours, 44 minutes ago
    Crime

    TN colleges to fight sexual violence together this week

    TN colleges to fight sexual violence together this weekThe two-day summit will bring local college staffers together with national experts on sexual and domestic violence
    • Crime
    • 16 hours, 31 minutes ago
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    Family asks for blood donations for officer injured in crash

    Family asks for blood donations for officer injured in crashThe family of injured Jacksboro Police Detective Mike Starrett is calling for prayers and blood donations in his name.
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    • 15 hours, 9 minutes ago
    Life

    Crossville couple wins $750-thousand dollar jackpot

    Crossville couple wins $750-thousand dollar jackpotAccording to the Tennessee Lottery, Alvie Ward bought the winning Tennessee Cash ticket at Lake Tansi Villag Market in Crossville.
    • Life
    • 16 hours, 1 minute ago
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    Knoxville homeless programs getting $1.38M in federal funding

    Knoxville homeless programs getting $1.38M in federal fundingThrough new federal funding, Knoxville area homeless programs will received $1.38 million.
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    • 11 hours, 58 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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    • 18 hours, 18 minutes ago
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    Mike Huckabee makes book tour stop in Knoxville

    Mike Huckabee makes book tour stop in KnoxvilleMike Huckabee is bringing his book tour to East Tennessee on Monday and hinting at another possible presidential run.
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    • 19 hours, 30 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
    • 18 hours, 53 minutes ago
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    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, 14 hours 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, 22 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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    • 16 hours, 21 minutes ago
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    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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    • 3 days, 9 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, 22 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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    • 4 days, 10 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.
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    • 3 days, 17 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, 15 hours ago
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    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
    • 4 days, 9 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, 21 hours ago
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    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, 15 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, 18 hours ago
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    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, 14 hours 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, 17 hours ago
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    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, 14 hours 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.
    • Pets
    • 1 week ago
    Crime

    Cory Batey tells Vanderbilt victim that he's sorry

    Cory Batey tells Vanderbilt victim that he's sorryBatey, who turns 21 on Tuesday, and another former Vanderbilt University football player, Brandon Vandenburg, are on trial on charges of raping the 21-year-old unconscious woman.
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    • 23 minutes ago