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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.
    • Local
    • 15 hours, 2 minutes ago
    Local

    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.
    • Local
    • 15 hours, 5 minutes 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.
    • Local
    • 15 hours, 10 minutes 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
    • 16 hours, 38 minutes 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
    • 20 hours, 2 minutes ago
    Local

    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.
    • Local
    • 21 hours, 33 minutes 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
    • 21 hours, 42 minutes 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
    • 1 day 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
    • 1 day, 3 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
    • 1 day, 3 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
    • 1 day, 5 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
    • 1 day, 5 hours ago
    Local

    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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    • 1 day, 7 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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    • 1 day, 8 hours ago
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    WBIR Vault: 1994 Peyton Manning vs Branndon Stewart

    WBIR Vault: 1994 Peyton Manning vs Branndon StewartBelieve it or not, some UT fans booed freshman Peyton Manning in 1994. Many fans favored freshman QB Branndon Stewart.
    • Local
    • 1 day, 14 hours ago
    Local

    President's immigration plan could impact East TN family

    President's immigration plan could impact East TN familyThursday night, President Barack Obama will announce new executive orders that could allow five million undocumented immigrants to stay and get work permits.
    • Local
    • 1 day, 14 hours ago
    Education

    School board discusses financial changes, 'balanced calendar'

    School board discusses financial changes, 'balanced calendar'A last minute change to the Knox County Schools work session Wednesday bought back an issue in the news for months: how to change the financial dealings in the system.
    • Education
    • 1 day, 15 hours ago
    Scott - Campbell - Morgan

    Campbell County works on animal shelter issues

    Campbell County works on animal shelter issuesOne of the only shelters that Campbell County residents have around has run into a problem.
    • Scott - Campbell - Morgan
    • 1 day, 19 hours ago
    Local

    KUB workers focus on preparation to beat frigid temps

    KUB workers focus on preparation to beat frigid tempsThe power was out for just a few hours, but KUB crews worked all day out in the elements. They take working in the cold very seriously.
    • Local
    • 1 day, 19 hours ago
    Local

    Community shows support to apartment fire victims

    Community shows support to apartment fire victimsJennifer and James Gager, along with their five-year-old daughter, were among the people forced out of their home due to the fire.
    • Local
    • 1 day, 19 hours ago
    Hamblen - Jefferson - Cocke - Greene

    TBI: Caregiver charged with abusing dependent adult

    TBI: Caregiver charged with abusing dependent adultDominique Godbout, 23, is charged with two counts of abuse, neglect or exploitation of a dependent adult.
    • Hamblen - Jefferson - Cocke - Greene
    • 1 day, 21 hours ago
    West - Knoxville - Farragut

    No one hurt when car crashed into business

    No one hurt when car crashed into businessInvestigators said the driver of a Toyota Camry was pulling into a parking space when the car jumped the curb
    • West - Knoxville - Farragut
    • 1 day, 23 hours ago
    Scott - Campbell - Morgan

    Campbell Co. school honors Gen. Carl Stiner

    Campbell Co. school honors Gen. Carl StinerA group of Campbell County students honored a war hero from the Volunteer State Wednesday morning.
    • Scott - Campbell - Morgan
    • 2 days, 2 hours ago
    Local

    Around 2,300 KUB customers without power

    Around 2,300 KUB customers without powerKUB says around 2,300 customers in the Straw Plain, Kodak area are without power.
    • Local
    • 2 days, 7 hours ago
    Local

    Rehabilitation bus shelters firefighters from the cold

    Rehabilitation bus shelters firefighters from the coldBelow freezing temperatures in East Tennessee can make it more challenging for firefighters to do their job.
    • Local
    • 2 days, 14 hours ago
    Local

    865 "VOL" area code assignment was clever keypad kiss-up

    865 "VOL" area code assignment was clever keypad kiss-upPutting area code 865 "VOL" in Knoxville was a clever keypad kiss-up to abate anger in East TN over another new number.
    • Local
    • 2 days, 15 hours ago
    Downtown - UT

    Retailers urge to buy local

    Retailers urge to buy localAs we get closer to the holidays, there's a growing cry from some Knoxville retailers to buy local -- locally produced items, that is.
    • Downtown - UT
    • 2 days, 15 hours ago
    Local

    Snow delays KCS school buses

    Snow delays KCS school busesThe buses were behind by about 20 to 30 minutes.
    • Local
    • 2 days, 16 hours ago
    Lenoir City - Loudon

    Rural/Metro ends Loudon Co. emergency service

    Rural/Metro ends Loudon Co. emergency serviceRural/Metro ambulance service will stop emergency services in Loudon County at the end of the year.
    • Lenoir City - Loudon
    • 2 days, 16 hours ago
    Oak Ridge - Anderson

    Anderson Co. community addresses homelessness

    Anderson Co. community addresses homelessnessSeveral groups from Anderson County met Tuesday in Oak Ridge to discuss and address the problem of homelessness in the community.
    • Oak Ridge - Anderson
    • 2 days, 16 hours ago