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  1. Knox Schools, anti-Sharia group reach settlementRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 2, 2014 | WBIR-TV Knoxville

    Knox County has reached a settlement with an anti-Sharia law group that filed a civil rights lawsuit against the school system earlier this year Knox Schools, anti-Sharia group reach settlement Knox County has reached a settlement with an anti-Sharia law group that filed a civil rights lawsuit against the school system earlier this year Check out this story on WBIR.com: http://on.wbir.com/1x3Py9R Knox County has reached a settlement with an anti-Sharia law group that filed a civil rights lawsuit against the school system earlier this year after officials reneged on a promise to let the organization hold an after-school event at Farragut high School.

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  2. Tennessee's Hurd savors first matchup with GatorsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 2, 2014 | WATE-TV Knoxville

    ... seizures each day, despite her medication. Brittany has always been close to her older brother, Jason Branam. Knox County Mayor Tim Burchett, Commissioner Jeff Ownby and affected families joined together Thursday morning to recognize National ...

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  3. Carter High band booster charged with theftRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 2, 2014 | Knoxville News Sentinel

    Authorities have charged a Knox County woman with stealing more than $10,000 from the Carter High Band Boosters club. Amy Michelle Sherrod, 39, was arrested Monday on a grand jury presentment charging her with a Class C felony of theft involving $10,000-$60,000, records show.

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  4. 1 suspect arrested in violent Harriman robbery, search continues for othersRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 2, 2014 | WATE-TV Knoxville

    ... Lewis Sanford, 23, was arrested Wednesday by investigators from the Knoxville and Harriman police departments. Knox County Mayor Tim Burchett, Commissioner Jeff Ownby and affected families joined together Thursday morning to recognize National ...

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  5. Settlement reached in anti-Sharia lawsuitRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 2, 2014 | Knoxville News Sentinel

    A settlement has been reached in a civil rights lawsuit filed against Knox County Schools after approval of an after-school event by an anti-Sharia law group was rescinded in the wake of publicity. The school board, Superintendent Jim McIntyre and Farragut High School Principal Michael Reynolds were sued earlier this year in U.S. District Court after an after-hours meeting of a group that warns against the advancement of Islamic law was approved but then rejected when publicity about the April event arose.

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  6. Thursday marks one year since deadly church bus crash in Jefferson Co.Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 2, 2014 | WATE-TV Knoxville

    ... stuck true to its name by being on a 250 acre farm for its kickoff. In a five to four vote Wednesday night, Knox County's Board of Education selected Mike McMillan as its new chairman. . One hundred twenty-two veterans from East Tennessee are at the ...

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  7. College campaign registers 1,000 new votersRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 1, 2014 | WATE-TV Knoxville

    ... stuck true to its name by being on a 250 acre farm for its kickoff. In a five to four vote Wednesday night, Knox County's Board of Education selected Mike McMillan as its new chairman. . In a five to four vote Wednesday night, Knox County's Board of ...

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  8. Knox County Board of Education selects McMillan as chairman in tight voteRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 1, 2014 | WATE-TV Knoxville

    In a five to four vote Wednesday night, Knox County's Board of Education selected Mike McMillan as its new chairman. . In a five to four vote Wednesday night, Knox County's Board of Education selected Mike McMillan as its new chairman.

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  9. McMillan named new chair of Knox Co. school boardRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 1, 2014 | WBIR-TV Knoxville

    The Knox County Board of Education elected a new leader Wednesday night that could signal a change in the direction of the board. McMillan named new chair of Knox Co.

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  10. Kentucky man arrested for theft and DUI on 4-wheelerRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 30, 2014 | WATE-TV Knoxville

    In a five to four vote Wednesday night, Knox County's Board of Education selected Mike McMillan as its new chairman. . Officials estimated about 15,000 people were at the Luke Bryan Concert at Maple Lane Farms in Greenback on Wednesday night.

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  11. More Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 1, 2014 | WATE-TV Knoxville

    ... and shower. As strange as it sounds, they didn't have either before. It is once again Thank a Teacher Week in Knox County. Superintendent Dr. Jim McIntyre wasted no time Wednesday morning in getting the good vibes going bright and early. It is once ...

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  12. Search on for three suspects who robbed Niota man in home, stole carRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 1, 2014 | WATE-TV Knoxville

    ... and shower. As strange as it sounds, they didn't have either before. It is once again Thank a Teacher Week in Knox County. Superintendent Dr. Jim McIntyre wasted no time Wednesday morning in getting the good vibes going bright and early. It is once ...

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  13. Wharton Sr. missed chance to coach at A-ERead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 1, 2014 | Knoxville News Sentinel

    Wharton, whose son, Vic Wharton Jr., is a freshman football player at the University of Tennessee, had his application for employment rejected by Knox County Schools in July because he failed to execute a drug test after being offered a job as a teaching assistant and athletic coach. "Employees have 48 hours from date of orientation and issuance of the drug screening paperwork to complete the drug screen," Knox County Schools spokesperson Melissa Ogden said in an email.

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  14. Commissioner rethinking handling of older teensRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 1, 2014 | WATE-TV Knoxville

    ... guilty to first degree murder. The names of those involved in Tuesday's deadly crash on Interstate 40 in West Knox County have been identified as three men from Georgia. The names of those involved in Tuesday's deadly crash on Interstate 40 in West ...

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  15. Convicted sex offender arrested for being at aaRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 1, 2014 | WBIR-TV Knoxville

    The Knox County Sheriff's Office arrested Wilbur Eugene Grodeman, 74, this week for being on school property and for being in possession of firearms. Convicted sex offender arrested for being at a school, selling guns The Knox County Sheriff's Office arrested Wilbur Eugene Grodeman, 74, this week for being on school property and for being in possession of firearms.

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  16. Victims identified in Tuesday's deadly I-40 wreck in West Knox CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 1, 2014 | WATE-TV Knoxville

    ... response to the Ebola epidemic. The names of those involved in Tuesday's deadly crash on Interstate 40 in West Knox County have been identified as three men from Georgia. The names of those involved in Tuesday's deadly crash on Interstate 40 in West ...

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  17. Oak Ridge Schools considers allowing students to bring devices to classRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 30, 2014 | WBIR-TV Knoxville

    Oak Ridge Schools considers allowing students to bring devices to class Tuesday evening, parents in Oak Ridge learned more about technology policies at their kids' schools. Check out this story on WBIR.com: http://on.wbir.com/1vvxV3K The district has fallen behind technology-wise, while nearby Knox County has a one-to-one policy, meaning each student gets a tablet device.

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  18. Audit: Knox school PPU fund needs better accountingRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 30, 2014 | WBIR-TV Knoxville

    A Knox County audit that looked into the school system's PPU account recommends that officials do a better job tracking how the money assigned to it. Audit: Knox school PPU fund needs better accounting A Knox County audit that looked into the school system's PPU account recommends that officials do a better job tracking how the money assigned to it.

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  19. Human remains discovered in Claiborne County, officials say may belong to missing womanRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 25, 2014 | WATE-TV Knoxville

    A former Knox County school bus driver has been arrested after being accused of leaving a student with special needs alone on a bus for hours. A former Knox County school bus driver has been arrested after being accused of leaving a student with special needs alone on a bus for hours.

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  20. 6th Annual Farragut Food Festival being held on FridayRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 25, 2014 | WATE-TV Knoxville

    ... Annual Farragut Food Festival, formerly known as the Taste of Farragut, is coming to town on Friday. A former Knox County school bus driver has been arrested after being accused of leaving a special needs student on a bus for hours. Ginger Doane, ...

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