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    Students react to science experiment exploding on rocket

    Students react to science experiment exploding on rocketA team of Knox County students watched firsthand as a NASA rocket carrying supplies & their science experiment exploded
    • Local
    • 9 hours, 39 minutes ago
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    Students react to science experiment exploding on rocket

    Students react to science experiment exploding on rocketAn unmanned NASA rocket exploded Tuesday on Wallops Island, Va., and several Knox County students saw it all happen from less than two miles away.
    • Local
    • 9 hours, 40 minutes ago
    Hamblen - Jefferson - Cocke - Greene

    New Greene Co. Sheriff already making changes

    New Greene Co. Sheriff already making changesGreene County Sheriff Pat Hankins is making significant changes just two months into the job
    • Hamblen - Jefferson - Cocke - Greene
    • 9 hours, 41 minutes ago
    Hamblen - Jefferson - Cocke - Greene

    New Greene Co. Sheriff already making changes

    New Greene Co. Sheriff already making changesTwo months into his first term as Greene County Sheriff, Pat Hankins said his department is already undergoing some significant changes.
    • Hamblen - Jefferson - Cocke - Greene
    • 9 hours, 42 minutes ago
    Downtown - UT

    River clean up coming to Knoxville in April 2015

    River clean up coming to Knoxville in April 2015Living Lands and Waters is teaming with the city of Knoxville, Ijams Nature Center, and TVA.
    • Downtown - UT
    • 12 hours, 18 minutes ago
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    Tenn. astronaut watched failed rocket launch from space

    Tenn. astronaut watched failed rocket launch from spaceThe astronauts aboard the International Space Station watched as the rocket exploded during a failed launch
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    • 12 hours, 55 minutes ago
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    TDOT delays $400 million worth of road projects to 2016

    TDOT delays $400 million worth of road projects to 2016Tennessee's highway director made the move due to uncertainty over future federal funding
    • Local
    • 13 hours, 28 minutes ago
    Oak Ridge - Anderson

    Thieves target SunTrust Bank branch with "skimmer"

    Thieves target SunTrust Bank branch with "skimmer"Oak Ridge Police Department said on Sunday a SunTrust customer using the ATM at the bank's Oak Ridge Turnpike location noticed something wasn't right with the machine and alerted police.
    • Oak Ridge - Anderson
    • 14 hours, 17 minutes ago
    Oak Ridge - Anderson

    Thieves target SunTrust Bank branch with "skimmer"

    Thieves target SunTrust Bank branch with "skimmer"An old trick is sparking a new warning from authorities about watching your money.
    • Oak Ridge - Anderson
    • 14 hours, 19 minutes ago
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    Mayor attacks credit card use after school worker fired

    Mayor attacks credit card use after school worker firedBurchett also says superintendent part of the problem
    • Local
    • 14 hours, 40 minutes ago
    Local

    Mayor attacks credit card use after school worker fired

    Mayor attacks credit card use after school worker firedA day after another top-ranking school official fell under investigation for misusing school funds, Knox County Mayor Tim Burchett placed the blame solely on Schools Superintendent Jim McIntyre.
    • Local
    • 14 hours, 42 minutes ago
    Hamblen - Jefferson - Cocke - Greene

    One man dead after Cocke County crash

    One man dead after Cocke County crashTroopers said it's not clear if the person died because of the wreck, or because of a medical emergency beforehand.
    • Hamblen - Jefferson - Cocke - Greene
    • 16 hours, 13 minutes ago
    Downtown - UT

    UT offers new scholarship for fall 2015

    UT offers new scholarship for fall 2015The Volunteer Scholarship will range from $3,000 to $8,000 for eligible students
    • Downtown - UT
    • 16 hours, 37 minutes ago
    West - Knoxville - Farragut

    Plastic owl factory moves from abroad to East Tenn.

    Plastic owl factory moves from abroad to East Tenn.Dalen products moved some of their plastic owl manufacturing from China to Knox County in September.
    • West - Knoxville - Farragut
    • 16 hours, 59 minutes ago
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    Unloaded gun found at Carter Middle School

    Unloaded gun found at Carter Middle SchoolSchool officials said the unloaded gun was found in a school locker Wednesday morning
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    • 17 hours, 10 minutes ago
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    KCS employee fired for misuse of school money

    KCS employee fired for misuse of school moneyKnox County Schools officials today fired Roger Underwood, an account payable supervisor, for misuse of a school system credit card.
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    • 22 hours, 5 minutes ago
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    Chickamauga Lock closed for repairs

    Chickamauga Lock closed for repairsTraffic on the Tennessee River will be stalled near Chattanooga for the next three weeks.
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    • 1 day, 9 hours ago
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    Chickamauga Lock closed for repairs

    Chickamauga Lock closed for repairsTraffic on the Tennessee River will be stalled near Chattanooga for the next three weeks.
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    • 1 day, 9 hours ago
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    Rocket carrying East TN students' experiment explodes during liftoff

    Rocket carrying East TN students' experiment explodes during liftoffThe contractor supplying the rocket tweeted "there has been a vehicle anomaly"
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    • 1 day, 9 hours ago
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    Rocket carrying East TN students' experiment explodes during liftoff

    Rocket carrying East TN students' experiment explodes during liftoffA group of eight Knox County students from L & N STEM Academy watched as some of their hard work went up in flames. A science project they were working on was on board an unmanned
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    • 1 day, 9 hours ago
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    Local men create trick-or-treat bag to keep kids safe

    Local men create trick-or-treat bag to keep kids safeTwo Knoxville men created a trick-or-treat bag to protect children from drivers on Halloween night.
    • Local
    • 1 day, 10 hours ago
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    Growth in business parks a focus on economic tour

    Growth in business parks a focus on economic tourThere are eight business parks now in Knox County, and they've become the hotbed of economic activity as of late.
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    • 1 day, 10 hours ago
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    Growth in business parks a focus on economic tour

    Growth in business parks a focus on economic tourThere are eight business parks now in Knox County, and they've become the hotbed of economic activity as of late.
    • Local
    • 1 day, 10 hours ago
    Downtown - UT

    City Council passes "complete street" ordinance

    City Council passes "complete street" ordinanceThe Knoxville City Council took another step toward making city streets safer Tuesday night.
    • Downtown - UT
    • 1 day, 10 hours ago
    Lenoir City - Loudon

    Loudon Co. crash kills two drivers

    Loudon Co. crash kills two driversA crash in Loudon County Tuesday morning killed two people.
    • Lenoir City - Loudon
    • 1 day, 12 hours ago
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    Demolition deadline pushed back for Baptist Hospital

    Demolition deadline pushed back for Baptist HospitalThe developer behind the South Knoxville waterfront project says the developers have pushed the demolition date once again.
    • Local
    • 1 day, 13 hours ago
    Hamblen - Jefferson - Cocke - Greene

    Former Newport alderwoman facing new criminal charges

    Former Newport alderwoman facing new criminal chargesA former Newport alderwoman who's already facing money laundering charges is now charged with perjury while she was running for reelection.
    • Hamblen - Jefferson - Cocke - Greene
    • 1 day, 14 hours ago
    Scott - Campbell - Morgan

    Couple killed in RV crash were returning from NASCAR race

    Couple killed in RV crash were returning from NASCAR raceTwo people from Indiana are dead after an RV crash on Interstate 75.
    • Scott - Campbell - Morgan
    • 1 day, 17 hours ago
    McMinn - Monroe

    Mass. man charged with having sex with Monroe Co. teen

    Mass. man charged with having sex with Monroe Co. teenDennis Sutton, 55, is charged with 13 counts of statutory rape, 5 counts of sexual exploitation of a minor and 4 counts of contributing to the delinquency of a minor.
    • McMinn - Monroe
    • 1 day, 17 hours ago
    McMinn - Monroe

    Accused Cherokee Forest squatter pleads guilty

    Accused Cherokee Forest squatter pleads guiltyTerry L. Sharkey was caught living on national forest land for the second time in April
    • McMinn - Monroe
    • 1 day, 21 hours ago