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Editorial: First Amendment extends to anti-Muslim group

Knox County Schools Superintendent Jim McIntyre recently rescinded permission for an anti-Muslim group to hold an after-hours meeting at Farragut High School, raising questions about the use of public facilities and restrictions on speech.

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Related Topix: Sports, Opinion

Wed Apr 23, 2014

Memphis Commercial Appeal

Tennessee governor assembling team of experts as he faces first executions of his tenure

Facing up to nine executions in the next two years, Gov. Bill Haslam said Wednesday he's assembling a team of experts to consult about upcoming death penalty cases, the first of his time in office.

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Related Topix: Bill Haslam, US Governors, Death Penalty, Nashville, TN, Sullivan County, TN

Metropulse.com

Here are our thoughts on the school board candidates running in the May 6, 2014, primary election.

There are a lot of contested primary races in the county elections this year, and many of them will be decided in the Republican primary.

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Related Topix: Knoxville, TN

Knoxville News Sentinel

Watchful Eye spots property crimes along Broadway

Watchful Eye on Property Crime for April 16-23 shows a handful of incidents, mainly car burglary reports, around Broadway just south of Fountain City.

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Metropulse.com

2014 Primaries: Board of Education, Part 2

Yes, it probably seems like the primary should have already happened by now, but somehow it hasn't.

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Tue Apr 22, 2014

Knoxville News Sentinel

Education news, April 22

The community is invited to celebrate the conversion of lawn to garden plot at a Pond Gap Elementary School ceremony 3-4 p.m. Monday, May 12. The event will mark the official dedication of the Pellissippi State Edible Schoolyards Project launched in the fall.

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Related Topix: Knoxville, TN, Wedding, University of Tennessee

Metropulse.com

Homeless Coalition and HMIS Release Bienniala

Overall homelessness in Knox County is up 16 percent since 2012, but the number of homeless veterans in Knox County has decreased almost 10 percent since the last homelessness study was done here in 2012.

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Related Topix: Knoxville, TN

WATE-TV Knoxville

Knoxville's Chilhowee Intermediate School celebrates new renovations on Earth Day

The entire student body gathered Tuesday for a ribbon cutting to celebrate the completion of the project, joined by several community leaders, including Superintendent Dr. Jim McIntyre, Knox County Mayor Tim Burchett and Knox County Sheriff J.J. Jones.

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Mon Apr 21, 2014

WBIR-TV Knoxville

New law ends long history of 'forced annexation' in TN

A new law will require cities to give property owners a vote on whether or not to be annexed by a municipality.

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Related Topix: Knoxville, TN, Farragut, TN

Knoxville News Sentinel

Jason Hunnicutt, candidate for Criminal Court clerk, hospitalized after fainting

Jason L. Hunnicutt, Knox County candidate for Criminal Court Clerk, was admitted to a hospital after apparently fainting because of low blood sugar Monday.

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Knoxville News Sentinel

Watchful Eye shows violent crime reports around Sutherland Avenue

Watchful Eye on Violent Crime for April 14-21 shows a string of incident reports around the intersection of Sutherland Avenue and Liberty Street in West Knoxville.

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Related Topix: Knoxville, TN, Sports

Murfreesboro Post

Joseph Woodrow Luttrell

Joseph Woodrow Luttrell age 97, born October 20, 1916, died Friday, April 18. His parents were Carl and Hattie Tarver Luttrell, Corryton, Knox County, TN.

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Related Topix: Luttrell, TN, Corryton, TN, Eagleville, TN, Nashville, TN

Knoxville News Sentinel

Ownby backs child abuse awareness resolution

Nearly two years after he was caught engaging in oral sex with a man on Sharp's Ridge, Commissioner Jeff Ownby is introducing a resolution to Knox County Commission recognizing April as child abuse awareness month.

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Related Topix: Domestic Violence (Domestic Abuse), Law, Sports

Sun Apr 20, 2014

Knoxville News Sentinel

KCSO: Man's nude body found hanging outside Halls home

Authorities are investigating the death of a man whose nude body was found in the front yard of a North Knox County home Sunday afternoon.

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Related Topix: Halls, TN, University of Tennessee, Sports

Sat Apr 19, 2014

Knoxville News Sentinel

One person extricated following crash in North Knox

One person was extricated and airlifted to the University of Tennessee Medical Center after a one-vehicle crash Saturday in North Knox County, officials said.

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WATE-TV Knoxville

President Obama honors former GCA player Will McKamey

President Barack Obama took a moment to remember the life and service of former Grace Christian Academy player Will McKamey on Friday.

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Related Topix: Farragut, TN, Knoxville, TN, Morristown, TN

Knoxville News Sentinel

Knox County marble sites added to National Register of Historic Places

J. MILES CARY/NEWS SENTINEL The Rev. Laura Bogle sits on a rock outcrop at Mead Marble Quarry on April 10 in South Knoxville.

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Related Topix: Knoxville, TN, Maryville, TN, Sports

Fri Apr 18, 2014

Knoxville News Sentinel

Georgiana Vines: Carringer's early start is paying off

Knox County Commission candidate Michele Carringer is out-fund raising her opponent thanks to an early start on the campaign.

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WATE-TV Knoxville

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KUB has been receiving calls from customers at locally owned businesses who reported someone called claiming to be from KUB to say they owe money on their account.

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Related Topix: Recreational Vehicle, Security, Knoxville, TN, Claiborne County, TN

Thu Apr 17, 2014

Knoxville News Sentinel

Watchful Eye on Drugs, Alcohol and Disorderly Conduct

Today's Watchful Eye on Drugs, Alcohol and Disorderly Conduct for April 11-18 shows a cluster of incidents in West Knox County near Middlebrook Pike and east of Cedar Bluff Road.

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