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2 hrs ago | Metropulse.com

The Weekend Plan-It: Justin Kalk Orchestra, Girls Rock! Camp Concert, ...

FRIDAY At noon in the visitor center, catch Roger Bellow perform for WDVX's Blue Plate Special, along with the Banditos.

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7 hrs ago | WATE-TV Knoxville

Larson wins 1st career pole at Poona Raceway

There are wood carvers, and then there is Jim Wilsford. For more than 40 years, Wilsford has honed his skills, turning blocks of wood into creatures so lifelike and so real, you'd swear they moved.

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Related Topix: Hawkins County, TN, Blount County, TN, Campbell County, TN, Claiborne County, TN, Byrdstown, TN

11 hrs ago | WATE-TV Knoxville

Founding principal named for Knox County charter school

Dr. Jon Rysewyk was hired earlier this week as the founding principal of new Knox County charter school Emerald Academy.

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Related Topix: Byrdstown, TN, Farragut, TN, Roane County, TN

17 hrs ago | WATE-TV Knoxville

Boys and Girls Club location opens in Strawberry Plains

When class starts in a few weeks, kids in Strawberry Plains will have a new place to go after school.

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Related Topix: Strawberry Plains, TN, Farragut, TN

Thu Jul 31, 2014

WBIR-TV Knoxville

Review says e-cigarette potential benefits outweigh harm

Current evidence suggests the potential benefits of electronic cigarettes outweigh the harm, according to a new review published by Review says e-cigarette potential benefits outweigh harm Current evidence suggests the potential benefits of electronic cigarettes outweigh the harm, according to a new review published by Check out this story on ... (more)

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Related Topix: Knoxville, TN, Smoking, Medicine, Health, Nicotine, NicoDerm, Nicotine (generic)

WATE-TV Knoxville

Knox County Division III Criminal Court Judge candidates explain their qualifications

Scrolling through his list of online courses, high school sophomore Tanner Bell gets ready for the upcoming school year.

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Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law, Law, Grundy County, TN, Sevierville, TN

Metropulse.com

Election Pre-Game: What Will You Be Watching for as the Returns Come In? Campfield? Judges?

So what will you want to find out first on election night? What will you be looking for in the way of upsets or just curiosities? Winners and losers, of course.

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Related Topix: Bill Haslam, US Governors, US Politics, US News, Lamar Alexander, US Senate, Republican, Representative Chuck Fleischmann , Representative Charles "Chuck" Fleischmann, US House of Representatives

Wed Jul 30, 2014

Knoxville News Sentinel

Knox Schools' TCAP results 'flat' While Knox County Schools' TCAP...

While Knox County Schools' TCAP scores showed some gains compared to its previous year scores there were declines, according to school district level data released Wednesday by the Tennessee Department of Education.

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Related Topix: Education Etc., Sports

Metropulse.com

About a month ago, we wrote a story abouta

About a month ago, we wrote a story about Metropolitan Planning Commission Executive Director Mark Donaldson hiring former MPC Executive Director/Haslam staffer/very close friend Dave Hill .

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Related Topix: Knoxville, TN

Knoxville News Sentinel

Weekend Watch: Kids Jamboree, Bugs-Travaganza Plan your weekend with...

Jodie Manross will perform during an event promoting reading and literacy at the Knoxville Zoo on Aug. 2. Celebrate summer reading with a "Kids Jamboree" 10 a.m.-noon Saturday, Aug. 2 at the Knoxville Zoo.

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Related Topix: Knoxville, TN, Christian Music, Gary Chapman, Newsong, Breakfast, Baked Goods, Life, Food, Doughnuts

WATE-TV Knoxville

Knox County Schools: TCAP scores flat, tests don't align with Common Core

The TSA is taking a new approach to fixing those long lines at security checkpoints.

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Related Topix: US News, Transporation Security Administration (TSA), Seymour, TN

Knoxville News Sentinel

It's Hump Day, and there are things to do! Drop in on a book...

If you're a Lee Smith fan, drop in on The Bookaholics reading group at noon today at Union Ave. Books, 517 Union Ave. They'll be discussing Smith's "Guests on Earth."

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Related Topix: Sports

Tue Jul 29, 2014

WATE-TV Knoxville

Woman honored by Mayor Burchett on her 100th birthday

A Seymour boy is still recovering at UT Medical Center after being attacked by a pit bull Monday night.

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Related Topix: Illegal Immigration, US News

WATE-TV Knoxville

6 On Your Side Answers: What do I need to buy for my college-bound child?

Nathan McCollum, 31, is wanted by the Tennessee Department of Corrections and TBI for violation of probation for attempted aggravated kidnapping, possession of a weapon by a convicted felon, violation of an order of protection and several theft and traffic charges.

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Related Topix: Knoxville, TN

Knoxville News Sentinel

Teacher Supply Depot gets $20K in donations The Knox County...

The Knox County Schools/PTA Teacher Supply Depot received two "unprecedented" donations, thanks to the "largest jackpot in Tennessee Lottery history" that was announced last month.

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Related Topix: Lottery, Education Etc., Sports

WBIR-TV Knoxville

Knoxville man killed in North Knox motorcycle crash

A Knoxville man was killed in a motorcycle crash Tuesday morning in North Knox County.

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Related Topix: Knoxville, TN

WATE-TV Knoxville

Knox County Commission accepting resumes for school board vacancy

Knox County Commission is taking resumes from those wishing to fill the board of education seat being vacated by Indya Kincannon.

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Related Topix: Seymour, TN, Blount County, TN, Newport, TN, Cocke County, TN

WTVC

TBI adds Knoxville man to most wanted list

The 35-year-old was charged with attempted second-degree murder following an incident that occurred in Knox County about two years ago.

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Clarksville Online

Tennessee Bureau of Investigation adds Svante Hinton of Knoxville to Top Ten Most Wanted list

The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation has a new addition to the state's Top Ten Most Wanted list, Svante Ebinare Hinton of Knoxville, TN.

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Related Topix: Knoxville, TN, Best of 2007

Mon Jul 28, 2014

Knoxville News Sentinel

Pemberton named assistant rowing coach

Chelsea Pemberton, who was a three-time Collegiate Rowing Coaches Association All-American at Tennessee, is returning to the Lady Vols as an assistant coach.

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Related Topix: Bucknell University, Maryville, TN, Sports

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