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Six Tennessee Sites Added to the National Register of Historic Places

The Tennessee Historical Commission has announced six Tennessee sites have been added to the National Register of Historic Places.

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Related Topix: Tennessee, Travel, United Kingdom Travel, Europe Travel, Bristol, United Kingdom Travel

Tue Apr 15, 2014

WATE-TV Knoxville

2 teens in Anderson County beat victim, lured him through dating site

More than a 100 World War II and Korean War veterans are traveling to our nation's capital tomorrow as part of Honor Air.

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Related Topix: Anderson County, TN, Knoxville, TN

WBIR-TV Knoxville

McCroskey's sick leave payment request raises questionsMcCroskey's...

Embattled Knox County Criminal Court Clerk Joy McCroskey is seeking as much as $10,000 for unused sick leave she accrued before taking office.

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Knoxville News Sentinel

Sheriff: Body cameras to take KCSO to 'next level'

Assistant chief Rich Wilson, right, provides examples of body cameras to officers at the Knox County Sheriff's Office, Tuesday, April 15, 2014.

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Related Topix: Knoxville, TN, Sports

Knoxville News Sentinel

Knoxville attorney Bruce Poston charged with delivering pain pills

Prominent Knoxville defense attorney Bruce Poston was arrested Tuesday morning by the TBI on charges he delivered hydrocodone pills to an unnamed person.

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Related Topix: Knoxville, TN, Violent Crime

Knoxville News Sentinel

New Knox Schools purchases also coming from maintenance fund

A Knox County Schools fund for maintenance needs also pays for new school equipment, furniture and landscaping, a News Sentinel review of Knox County Schools purchasing records found.

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Related Topix: Sports

WMC-TV Memphis

6 Tenn. sites added to National Register

The new sites in Tennessee are: the Grand Guitar in Bristol, the Tennessee Supreme Court Building in Nashville, Mead and Ross Marble Quarries in Knox County, the Martin-Dobyns House in Kingsport and the Blountville Historic District.

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Related Topix: Bristol, TN, Kingsport, TN

Mon Apr 14, 2014

WATE-TV Knoxville

Knoxville Police Chief, gun owners weigh in on Tennessee's open carry bill

The bill that would have allowed Tennessee residents to openly carry a gun without a permit was shot down by the House Monday night.

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Related Topix: Sevierville, TN, Sevier County, TN, Hamblen County, TN

Knoxville News Sentinel

Watchful Eye shows assault incidents near Chapman Highway

Watchful Eye on Violent Crime for April 8-14 shows a cluster of incident reports near the intersection of Chapman Highway and Moody Avenue in South Knoxville.

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Related Topix: Knoxville, TN, Sports

Knoxville News Sentinel

George Korda: Lawyers and public office and life in the (high) tax lane

An issue in the Knox County Criminal Court Clerk's race is if, given the reports of the myriad problems in that office, if a lawyer should be in charge? a Davidson County Criminal Court Clerk Howard Gentry's bachelor's and master's degrees are in education from Tennessee State University.

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Related Topix: Tennessee State University, University of Tennessee, Sports

Knoxville News Sentinel

Editorial: Deathridge and Fugate best picks for school board

Knox County Board of Education races have been the object of intense voter interest this year, in no small part because of widespread teacher discontent that surfaced in recent months.

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Related Topix: Sports, Opinion

Sun Apr 13, 2014

Knoxville News Sentinel

Maryville donut shop robbery suspect arrested in Knoxville

A suspect wanted in connection with a weekend robbery at a Maryville donut shop has been arrested on drug charges in Knox County, authorities said.

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Related Topix: Maryville, TN, Knoxville, TN, Blount County, TN

Sat Apr 12, 2014

Metropulse.com

School Board Member's BFF Destroys Newspapersa

You might remember the name Kristi Kristy from a couple of months ago, when she filed an ethics complaint with the Knox County Schools Board of Education because board member Mike McMillan had forwarded an email that Kristy had sent to board member Pam Trainor with instructions to send it to the entire board, which meant it then became public ... (more)

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Related Topix: Knoxville, TN, Libraries

Knoxville News Sentinel

Records: Sheriff Jones big money spender in county races

Knox County Sheriff Jimmy "J.J." Jones goes into the early voting stretch having raised and spent the most of any candidates in Knox County, records show.

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WATE-TV Knoxville

Viewer voices concerns about busy West Knox County intersection

There's a celebration happening Friday night on UT's campus, but it's not for the Vols.

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Related Topix: Bill Haslam, US Governors, Weather, Knoxville, TN

The Jackson Sun

State briefs: 1 reportedly killed in train collision; 4 Tennessee...

The Knoxville News Sentinel reported that officials have identified 52-year-old Teresa Davis as the victim who died in the crash.

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Related Topix: Tennessee, Train Disaster, Knoxville, TN, Greeneville, TN

Fri Apr 11, 2014

Metropulse.com

Republican County Commission Candidatesa

At last night's candidate forum at the Knoxville Expo Center, two things became central to just about every topic the Republican Knox County Commission candidates addressed: taxes and the school board.

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Related Topix: Nashville, TN

WTVF Nashville

1 Reportedly Killed In Train Collision

Officials with the Knox County Sheriff's Office say one person is dead and another has been injured when a CSX train and a passenger vehicle collided into one another Friday afternoon.

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Related Topix: Train Disaster

WBIR-TV Knoxville

Wife killed, husband injured when SUV was hit by train

One person is dead and another injured after a SUV collided with a CSX train in West Knoxville.

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Related Topix: Train Disaster, Knoxville, TN

WATE-TV Knoxville

One person killed in car vs. train accident in Northwest Knox County

A 3-year-old Georgia girl is in critical, but stable condition after nearly drowning in a resort swimming pool in Sevierville.

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Related Topix: Train Disaster, Sevierville, TN, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Murfreesboro, TN

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