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    KPD: Man hurt in drive-by shooting in east Knoxville

    KPD: Man hurt in drive-by shooting in east KnoxvilleThe victim told police he was walking on Castle Street when someone fired four shots at him.
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    • 6 hours, 34 minutes ago
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    22 recruits graduate from Blount training academy

    22 recruits graduate from Blount training academy22 recruits graduated from the Blount County Sheriff's Office training academy on Saturday.
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    • 6 hours, 44 minutes ago
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    Maryville man killed in early morning crash

    Maryville man killed in early morning crashThe Blount County Sheriff's Office said a man in his 30s died after a single car crash overnight.
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    • 8 hours, 21 minutes ago
    Kingston - Harriman - Roane

    Ash spill cleanup workers appeal dismissed lawsuit

    Ash spill cleanup workers appeal dismissed lawsuitA group of people who helped cleanup the TVA ash spill have appealed the dismissal of a lawsuit against their employer.
    • Kingston - Harriman - Roane
    • 9 hours, 44 minutes ago
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    Middle TN firefighters make unusual rescue

    Middle TN firefighters make unusual rescuePorter, who has resuscitated plenty of cats, dogs — and even a deer once hit by a car — admits the rescue was a first even for him.
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    • 10 hours, 5 minutes ago
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    Monroe County man dies after being thrown from car

    Monroe County man dies after being thrown from carA Monroe County man died Saturday morning after hitting two trees near Rocky Springs Church.
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    • 12 hours, 57 minutes ago
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    Campbell Co. Animal Shelter sees solution after confusing week

    Campbell Co. Animal Shelter sees solution after confusing weekAnimal advocates and county leaders are pushing for changes at an East Tennessee shelter in turmoil.
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    • 23 hours, 3 minutes ago
    West - Knoxville - Farragut

    Casual Pint opens in Farragut

    Casual Pint opens in FarragutThe seventh location of a local chain specializing in craft beer opened Friday in Farragut.
    • West - Knoxville - Farragut
    • 1 day ago
    Education

    High school students learn forensics in new program

    High school students learn forensics in new programFuture forensic experts are learning a thing or two, thanks to a first-of-its kind partnership with the University of Tennessee.
    • Education
    • 1 day ago
    Local

    Randy White again ruled ineligible for office

    Randy White again ruled ineligible for officeThe man elected sheriff of Monroe County who was ruled ineligible for office was again denied his POST certification Friday, according to his attorney
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    • 1 day, 1 hour ago
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    Knox Co. needs help with Wreaths Across America

    Knox Co. needs help with Wreaths Across AmericaKnox County Mayor Tim Burchett is teaming up with Wreaths Across America in an effort to raise money to place live wreaths on the graves of veterans buried in Knox County.
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    • 1 day, 3 hours ago
    Education

    Shannondale Elementary celebrates expansion

    Shannondale Elementary celebrates expansionThe year-long project has added 12 new classrooms, new restrooms, teacher work areas and a bigger cafeteria.
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    • 1 day, 4 hours ago
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    Canned food used to build holiday sculpture exhibit

    Canned food used to build holiday sculpture exhibitSeveral local architects and engineers put their talents to the test as they got in the holiday spirit Friday.
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    • 1 day, 4 hours ago
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    Knox Co. Schools official resigns amid misuse of funds allegations

    Knox Co. Schools official resigns amid misuse of funds allegationsSuperintendent Jim McIntyre sent an email to school board members confirming Jon Dickl's resignation on Thursday.
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    • 1 day, 7 hours ago
    Downtown - UT

    Knoxville host 'Save Our Sons' summit

    Knoxville host 'Save Our Sons' summitKnoxville community leaders are working to help young black men achieve success.
    • Downtown - UT
    • 1 day, 10 hours ago
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    TN legislators push for Haslam to sue over immigration

    TN legislators push for Haslam to sue over immigrationRep. Andy Holt and Sen. Mae Beavers want Gov. Haslam to sue the Obama administration over immigration reform.
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    • 1 day, 10 hours ago
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    East TN family affected by president's immigration plan

    East TN family affected by president's immigration planPresident Barack Obama announced changes to the United States immigration system that will lift the threat of deportation for five million people.
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    • 1 day, 22 hours ago
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    Aquaponics farming growing in popularity

    Aquaponics farming growing in popularityAquaponics is a sustainable way of growing food that many say could help combat global hunger, and one local couple is bringing freshly-farmed veggies to East Tennesseeans' tables using this method.
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    • 1 day, 22 hours ago
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    Drug dealers from Detroit find Knoxville a target

    Drug dealers from Detroit find Knoxville a targetThe first major case that involved people from Detroit and heroin in East Tennessee was in late 2012. Since then, four major cases have been cracked by KPD, netting dozens of arrests.
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    • 1 day, 23 hours ago
    Oak Ridge - Anderson

    Fire destroys Anderson Co. home

    Fire destroys Anderson Co. homeA fire Thursday evening destroyed a home in Anderson County.
    • Oak Ridge - Anderson
    • 2 days ago
    Downtown - UT

    Victims advocates speak out about 'victim-blaming'

    Victims advocates speak out about 'victim-blaming'Victims' rights advocates are speaking out about the blame that is being put on the victims in a recent rape case involving two UT football players.
    • Downtown - UT
    • 2 days, 3 hours ago
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    KUB adds hybrid bucket trucks to its fleet

    KUB adds hybrid bucket trucks to its fleetThe utility says with the new trucks, crews can operate the boom without the engine running, and the hybrid vehicles reduce fuel consumption by 50% and lowers emissions.
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    • 2 days, 5 hours ago
    North Knoxville

    Former teacher assistant charged with abuse & assault

    Former teacher assistant charged with abuse & assaultA former teaching assistant at Halls Middle School has been charged with child abuse and assault, stemming from her behavior in the classroom.
    • North Knoxville
    • 2 days, 5 hours ago
    Oak Ridge - Anderson

    Woman dies after trying to rescue pets from house fire

    Woman dies after trying to rescue pets from house fireThe Anderson County Sheriff's Department said Martha Babb, 65, died at UT Medical Center Wednesday night.
    • Oak Ridge - Anderson
    • 2 days, 7 hours ago
    Maryville - Blount

    Kroger to open new location in Maryville

    Kroger to open new location in MaryvilleKroger has started construction on a new store in Maryville, which is expected to create more than 250 jobs.
    • Maryville - Blount
    • 2 days, 11 hours ago
    Oak Ridge - Anderson

    Rocky Top signs go up on I-75

    Rocky Top signs go up on I-75New signs on Interstate 75 now direct drivers to exit at Rocky Top instead of Lake City.
    • Oak Ridge - Anderson
    • 2 days, 11 hours ago
    Sevierville - Sevier

    Tubing park at Ober Gatlinburg opens Saturday

    Tubing park at Ober Gatlinburg opens SaturdayOber Gatlinburg hopes this early taste of winter sticks around.
    • Sevierville - Sevier
    • 2 days, 13 hours ago
    Sevierville - Sevier

    Tubing park at Ober Gatlinburg opens Saturday

    Tubing park at Ober Gatlinburg opens SaturdayThe resort's tubing park opens this weekend, and colder temperatures have allowed Ober to make more snow.
    • Sevierville - Sevier
    • 2 days, 13 hours ago
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    Oliver Springs police search for armed robbery suspect

    Oliver Springs police search for armed robbery suspectOliver Springs police said they need the public's help finding an armed robbery suspect.
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    • 2 days, 15 hours ago
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    One day left in blood drive; UT trails behind Kentucky

    One day left in blood drive; UT trails behind KentuckyUT pummeled Kentucky on the gridiron, but the Wildcats may get the best of the Vols this week in a charity blood drive.
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    • 2 days, 15 hours ago