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  1. What you need to know WednesdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 4, 2015 | WBIR-TV Knoxville

    What you need to know Wednesday Here are several stories to follow Wednesday, March 4. Check out this story on WBIR.com: http://on.wbir.com/1BH9OD2 A Knoxville man is admitting he committed 13 area robberies , including a 2009 daylight holdup of a Hardee's restaurant on Western Avenue in which he shot the manager in the chest Tennessee lawmakers are considering a bill that would give terminally ill patients access to medicines that are not yet federally approved. A Morristown man whom authorities sought to stop Tuesday as part of a drug investigation faces drug and weapons charges after being found with 3 pounds of methamphetamine and $78,000 in cash, according to the Knox County Sheriff's Office.

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  2. Stephen Boyd ThompsonRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 4, 2015 | WATE-TV Knoxville

    ... ase was the result of an investigation by the FBI Safe Streets Task Force, which consists of FBI Special Agents, Knox County Sheriff's Deputies, and Knoxville Police Department Officers.

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  3. Suspect sought, manager wounded in Knox fast food robberyRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 4, 2015 | WATE-TV Knoxville

    ... four door car, either a Lincoln or Mercury. It may be dark green or black with tinted windows, solid rims and Knox County tags. Anyone with information about this incident should call the Knoxville Police Department's Crime Information Line at ...

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  4. Police believe pedestrian committed suicide on Neyland DriveRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 4, 2015 | WBIR-TV Knoxville

    ... merges onto Neyland Drive under Henley Bridge. Officials have only spoken with the third driver, who works for Knox County Sheriff's Office, but would like to contact the other two drivers for questioning. After the incident, crews had to shut down ...

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  5. KCS advocates for healthy school lunchesRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 3, 2015 | WBIR-TV Knoxville

    Some Knox County students and nutritionists are defending national school nutrition standards in response to a hearing on KCS advocates for healthy school lunches Some Knox County students and nutritionists are defending national school nutrition standards in response to a hearing on Check out this story on WBIR.com: http://on.wbir.com/1BFHjFL Some Knox County students and nutritionists are defending national school nutrition standards in response to a hearing Tuesday on Capitol Hill in which opponents sought to lighten or repeal the rules. Carolyn Perry-Burst, a nutritionist for Knox County Schools Nutrition and Food Service Program, said KCS will stick with the current school lunch standards, even if federal guidelines relax.

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  6. Court: Convicted Barley's killer should beaRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 3, 2015 | WBIR-TV Knoxville

    A state appellate court is sending a convicted murderer back to be retried on especially aggravated kidnapping charges that were part of his 2011 Court: Convicted Barley's killer should be retried on kidnapping counts A state appellate court is sending a convicted murderer back to be retried on especially aggravated kidnapping charges that were part of his 2011 Check out this story on WBIR.com: http://on.wbir.com/1BFqdrE An appellate court has ruled Micah Johnson should be retried on two kidnapping charges stemming from the 2008 killing of a Barley's food server. A state appellate court is sending a convicted murderer back to be retried on especially aggravated kidnapping charges that were part of his 2011 Knox County Criminal Court trial.

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  7. Man admits robbing 13 area restaurants, shooting Hardee's managerRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 3, 2015 | WBIR-TV Knoxville

    ... in the cash register, grabbed money and fled in a black Cadillac that was registered to his mother. She told Knox County authorities she had loaned him the Cadillac and she identified him as the robber shown in surveillance photos. wearing a ...

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  8. Knox County and Knoxville differ on open record email policiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 3, 2015 | WATE-TV Knoxville

    ... of official business, it is a public record," said Ann Butterworth from the Tennessee Open Records Counsel. Knox County Mayor Tim Burchett said keeping track of records, even emails, is vital for keeping the trust of citizens. Unlike Clinton, Mayor ...

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  9. Chief Magistrate Brown to resign April 10Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 3, 2015 | WBIR-TV Knoxville

    Knox County General Sessions Court Chief Magistrate Mark Brown has submitted his letter of resignation, telling officials that his last day on the Chief Magistrate Brown to resign April 10 Knox County General Sessions Court Chief Magistrate Mark Brown has submitted his letter of resignation, telling officials that his last day on the Check out this story on WBIR.com: http://on.wbir.com/1ADCMOS Knox County General Sessions Court Chief Magistrate Mark Brown has submitted his letter of resignation, telling officials that his last day on the job will be April 10 before he moves to Nashville to be closer to family. "As you are aware, I remarried over a year ago," he wrote in his letter submitted Jan. 28 and made public Tuesday.

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  10. Attorney: Man in jail beating expected to sue KCSORead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 3, 2015 | WBIR-TV Knoxville

    ... is looking into the way his client was treated by jailers in November. The attorney for Louis Flack, the former Knox County inmate who was at the center of a November jail beating, said he expects to file a federal lawsuit against the county and ...

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  11. What you need to know TuesdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 3, 2015 | WBIR-TV Knoxville

    ... on hold discussions about a possible "balanced" calendar for the time being. Overall sales tax revenues for Knox County are up right now, but they could take a hit because of February's snowstorms. Just how much, though, is not known at this point. ...

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  12. School districts concerned about the lack of snow daysRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 2, 2015 | WBIR-TV Knoxville

    ... then they ever have. "We used 9 snow days last year, but they weren't consecutive," said Dr. Jim McIntyre, Knox County Schools Superintendent. "They weren't all back to back. I don't think I've ever seen that kind of scenario in my entire career ...

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  13. Police: Stay off roads unless it's absolutely necessaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 25, 2015 | WBIR-TV Knoxville

    ... inches were expected. Feb. 25. 2015 As of 9 p.m., Knoxville Police said its seeing multiple crashes through Knox County, especially on Alcoa Highway. They are discouraging all travel unless it is an emergency. Mark Nagi, area Tennessee Department of ...

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  14. UT report: 75 sexual assaults alleged from 2011-14Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 25, 2015 | WBIR-TV Knoxville

    ... a grand jury indicted both men in a four-count aggravated rape indictment. They face arraignment March 9 in Knox County Criminal Court. According to the report, there were 29 alleged sexual assaults in 2014; 16 in 2013; 17 in 2012; and 13 in 2011. ...

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  15. Snow prompts Knox, other school closures ThursdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 24, 2015 | WBIR-TV Knoxville

    ... Check out this story on WBIR.com: http://on.wbir.com/1EqPzu1 Many East Tennessee school systems - including Knox County, the area's largest - will be closed Thursday. Some also have elected to keep their doors closed the rest of the week. Other ...

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  16. Deadline to finish sectionals extended by TSSAARead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 25, 2015 | Knoxville News Sentinel

    Knox County Schools gave its school principals autonomy to determine when to postpone games during a conference call with area administrators and athletic directors on Wednesday, just hours before the TSSAA Board of Control voted to move the girls state sectional games to Monday and the boys sectionals to Tuesday. "Our policy is that when we cancel school for inclement weather, we typically do not have extracurricular activities," KCS superintendent Jim McIntyre said.

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  17. KCS releases revised schedule for Thursday's regional gamesRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 25, 2015 | WBIR-TV Knoxville

    KCS releases revised schedule for Thursday's regional games Girls teams have until Friday night to complete the three-game regional round Check out this story on WBIR.com: http://on.wbir.com/1ER8gVR KNOXVILLE -- The Knox County School system released a revised Regional basketball schedule on Wednesday, in which most teams will play despite schools being out.

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  18. KCS basketball teams move up Wednesday gamesRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 25, 2015 | Knoxville News Sentinel

    Knox County Schools gave principals discretion to postpone games during a conference call Wednesday morning, prompting several schools to move their games ahead of the wintry weather forecast for Wednesday evening. Several games were moved to 2 p.m., including Kingston at Fulton girls; Anderson County at Bearden girls; Maryville at Powell girls and William Blount at Halls girls.

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  19. KCS: Girls Sectional games could be pushed to Sunday or MondayRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 24, 2015 | WBIR-TV Knoxville

    KCS: Girls Sectional games could be pushed to Sunday or Monday KCS working with TSSAA to push Sectionals in case of more inclement weather Check out this story on WBIR.com: http://on.wbir.com/1BnctTU UPDATE: Knox County Schools are cancelled on Wednesday. They will assess the basketball situation on Wednesday morning, and determine whether or not to play Wednesday's regional games by mid-day.

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  20. Weather creating major costs for Knox Co., KnoxvilleRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 24, 2015 | WBIR-TV Knoxville

    Weather creating major costs for Knox Co., Knoxville As the snow continues to pile along area roads, so, too, are the bills for local government. Check out this story on WBIR.com: http://on.wbir.com/1BmUI78 By the end of Tuesday, 10 days of inclement weather is expected to cost Knox County roughly $405,000, and the city well-over $300,000.

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