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    Whole Foods brings more traffic to Papermill

    Whole Foods brings more traffic to PapermillA popular new grocery store is so popular, it's creating a traffic jam!
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    • 5 hours, 24 minutes ago
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    Knox Co. Schools deny discrimination of boy with autism

    Knox Co. Schools deny discrimination of boy with autismThe Knox County School District says it's not discriminating against a student who has autism.
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    • 5 hours, 32 minutes ago
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    Knox Co. Schools deny discrimination of boy with autism

    Knox Co. Schools deny discrimination of boy with autismMatt and Stephanie Anderson said when their son Jack was three, Knox County Schools decided he should go straight into the special education program instead of a general education classroom setting.
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    • 5 hours, 35 minutes ago
    Downtown - UT

    Hike in heels aims to raise awareness of sexual assault

    Hike in heels aims to raise awareness of sexual assaultOrganizers say the reason they wore high heels was to make the walk uncomfortable while they read facts about sexual assaults.
    • Downtown - UT
    • 6 hours, 2 minutes ago
    Maryville - Blount

    71-year-old man shot in chest at his Maryville home

    71-year-old man shot in chest at his Maryville homeCrews took a 71-year-old man to the hospital after he was shot in the chest at his home in Maryville early Wednesday morning.
    • Maryville - Blount
    • 6 hours, 13 minutes ago
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    Applicants for 1st Knox charter school outnumber spaces

    Applicants for 1st Knox charter school outnumber spacesEmerald Academy received 334 enrollment forms, but they only have 120 spaces for students.
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    • 7 hours, 2 minutes ago
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    DA: mom didn't get help for burned daughter

    DA: mom didn't get help for burned daughterA mother prosecutors said waited two weeks before taking her two-year-old daughter to the hospital after suffering burns to her feet was convicted of aggravated child neglect.
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    • 7 hours, 54 minutes ago
    Scott - Campbell - Morgan

    Animal shelter loses supporter after another deadly outbreak

    Animal shelter loses supporter after another deadly outbreakA sponsor of the Campbell County Animal Shelter says another outbreak of a deadly virus is the last straw.
    • Scott - Campbell - Morgan
    • 9 hours ago
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    Animal shelter loses supporter after another deadly outbreak

    Animal shelter loses supporter after another deadly outbreakA sponsor of the Campbell County Animal Shelter says another outbreak of a deadly virus is the last straw.
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    • 9 hours, 1 minute ago
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    Cancer rates higher in African American community.

    Cancer rates higher in African American community. African-Americans are more likely than white Americans to be diagnosed with, and die from, cancer. In fact, the mortality rate for blacks has been higher for years. Dr. Keith Gray, a surgical oncologist, explains why.
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    • 9 hours, 41 minutes ago
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    What's next for new payday lender rules?

    What's next for new payday lender rules? Tennessee is one of 36 states that allow payday loans, and new rules could protect people from using them to spiral into debt.Christopher Sneed with the Family and Consumer Sciences UT Extension explains the new rules.
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    • 9 hours, 41 minutes ago
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    Community learning center opens to the public

    Community learning center opens to the publicThe Cumberland Maker Space will allow people to try out new technologies and learn new skills. It is on Roane State's Cumberland County campus.
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    • 9 hours, 46 minutes ago
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    Horse Haven prepares for biggest fundraiser

    Horse Haven prepares for biggest fundraiserOne local rescue organization is working to rescue malnourished and battered horses.
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    • 10 hours ago
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    Horse Haven prepares for biggest fundraiser

    Horse Haven prepares for biggest fundraiserOne local rescue organization is working to rescue malnourished and battered horses.
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    • 10 hours ago
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    TN House to vote on "Right to Try" bill Thursday

    TN House to vote on "Right to Try" bill ThursdayThe Tennessee House of Representatives will take up the Right to Try bill- HB 143. The bill is largely symbolic, but Dr. Richard Briggs - a state senator and physician- said it could help physicians gets drugs for terminal patients
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    • 10 hours, 6 minutes ago
    Downtown - UT

    KPD drops rape investigation against ex-UT football player

    KPD drops rape investigation against ex-UT football playerKnoxville police has closed a rape investigation against a former University of Tennessee football player.
    • Downtown - UT
    • 14 hours, 16 minutes ago
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    Whiteoak Sink area reopens after closure to protect bats

    Whiteoak Sink area reopens after closure to protect batsGreat Smoky Mountains National Park officials are reopening the Whiteoak Sink area but only on a limited basis.
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    • 16 hours, 20 minutes ago
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    Federal judge rules in favor of Smokies backcountry fee

    Federal judge rules in favor of Smokies backcountry feeA federal judge ruled against a group targeting a backcountry camping fee in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park.
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    • 17 hours ago
    Sevierville - Sevier

    Rally for murdered Sevier County woman cancelled

    Rally for murdered Sevier County woman cancelledThe family of a Sevier County woman murdered in 2009 told WBIR on Wednesday that they've cancelled a rally scheduled for that day outside the Sevier County Courthouse.
    • Sevierville - Sevier
    • 17 hours, 33 minutes ago
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    What you need to know Wednesday

    What you need to know WednesdayHere are several stories to follow Wednesday, April 1, 2015.
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    • 19 hours, 51 minutes ago
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    Haslam amends budget to save mental health services

    Haslam amends budget to save mental health servicesProposed mental health cuts potentially affecting thousands in Tennessee are being restored.
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    • 1 day, 5 hours ago
    Downtown - UT

    Funding approved to design bathrooms for Market Square

    Funding approved to design bathrooms for Market SquareThe City Council approved a contract Tuesday night for architects to start the design work for bathrooms in the Market Square parking garage.
    • Downtown - UT
    • 1 day, 5 hours ago
    Scott - Campbell - Morgan

    TBI: Former Scott Co. deputy stole confiscated drugs

    TBI: Former Scott Co. deputy stole confiscated drugsA former Scott County deputy stole confiscated drugs and broke into his co-worker's offices, according to a TBI investigation.
    • Scott - Campbell - Morgan
    • 1 day, 7 hours ago
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    Vol fans impressed with Rick Barnes hire

    Vol fans impressed with Rick Barnes hireMany Tennessee fans are happy with the Rick Barnes hire as basketball coach
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    • 1 day, 9 hours ago
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    Rick Barnes has UT & Knoxville ties

    Rick Barnes has UT & Knoxville tiesTennessee's new basketball coach has deep ties to Knoxville--- he's from Hickory, and courted a UT student who became his wife
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    • 1 day, 9 hours ago
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    Fate of dog that attacked 78-year-old woman still unknown

    Fate of dog that attacked 78-year-old woman still unknownA dog owner, whose bulldog attacked a 78-year-old woman on a Farragut greenway, has come forward after his wife saw the story on WBIR.
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    • 1 day, 9 hours ago
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    Dog that bit woman identifed & quarantined

    Dog that bit woman identifed & quarantinedThe dog that attacked a 78-year-old woman is in a 10 day quarantine at an animal shelter. The owner came forward after watching a report on WBIR last night.
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    • 1 day, 9 hours ago
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    Deadline for 2014 IRA Contributions

    Deadline for 2014 IRA ContributionsMarch 31, 2015 10 News at 5 The April 15th isn’t just the day to file your taxes it’s also the deadline to make 2014 IRA contributions. Laura Lyons has tips on what to think about.
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    • 1 day, 9 hours ago
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    Alzheimer’s Tennessee preps for walk

    Alzheimer’s Tennessee preps for walkMarch 31, 2015 10 News at 5 Alzheimer’s Tennessee’s Director of Communications discusses her recent trip to Nashville to meet with lawmakers. Alzheimer’s Tennessee Knoxville Walk April 18 at UT Gardens Register at alztennessee.org
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    • 1 day, 9 hours ago
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    Rick Barnes introduced as Vols' head coach

    Rick Barnes introduced as Vols' head coach3/31/15. 10News at 5. Former Texas coach Rick Barnes introduced as Tennessee's new basketball coach.
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    • 1 day, 10 hours ago