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  1. FTC: Four cancer charities are shamsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 19 | KXLY-TV Spokane

    ... none of the four charities would comment. We were ordered out of the building at the Cancer Fund of America in Knoxville, Tennessee, and were the object of an obscene gesture by the CEO of The Breast Cancer Society in Mesa, Arizona. The Cancer Fund ...

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  2. Unresponsive, injured woman found outside Knoxville hotelRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 19 | WATE-TV Knoxville

    The Knoxville Police Department reports officers and first responders from the Knoxville Fire Department arrived at the America's Best Value Inn, 300 Merchants Drive, around 4:30 a.m. after receiving a call of an injured woman found on the sidewalk.

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  3. Cancer charities defrauded donors out of $187 million, feds sayRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 19 | Christian Science Monitor

    ... who often received 85 percent or more of every donation." Less than 2 cents of every dollar donated to the Knoxville, Tenn.-based charity network went to aid for cancer patients and their families, according to a 2013 report from the Tampa Bay Times ...

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  4. 2015 Boating Season Kicks Off With Memorial Day Holiday WeekendRead the original story

    Thursday May 21 | Chattanoogan.com

    ... boating weekends. Last year over the holiday weekend, there was one boating-related fatality which came while a Knoxville resident was launching his boat from a trailer on Douglas Lake. Along with the use of life jackets, TWRA wants to stress the ...

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  5. Secretary of state to unveil Tenn. quarterly economic reportRead the original story

    Thursday May 21 | Washington Times

    ... through a partnership with the Center for Business and Economic Research at the University of Tennessee in Knoxville. It provides a snapshot of the state's economy based on a variety of indicators, including from new business data from the Division ...

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  6. If You're Trying To Help Cancer Patients, Be Careful Where You Donate Your MoneyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 20 | ThinkProgress

    ... patients to and from chemotherapy sessions, and pain medication for children. The FTC says that heads of the Knoxville, TN-based charity instead used the donation money to purchase meals at Hooters, lingerie at Victoria's Secret, jet ski joy rides, ...

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  7. The Seedy, Profitable World of Scam CharitiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 20 | The Atlantic

    ... had called the charity for help. "It was filled with paper plates, cups, napkins and kids' toys," the 67-year-old Knoxville, Tenn., resident said. "My husband looked like somebody slapped him in the face. I just threw it in the trash." Among the ...

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  8. FTC: Family raised $187M for cancer, spent it on themselvesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 20 | KATU-TV Portland

    A Tennessee man and his family used much of the $187 million it collected for cancerpatients to buy themselves cars, gym memberships and take luxury cruise vacations, pay for college tuition and employ family members with six-figure salaries, federal officials alleged Tuesday in one of the largestcharity fraud cases ever, involving all 50 states. The joint action by the Federal Trade Commission and the states says James T. Reynolds Sr., his ex-wife and son raised the money through their various charities: The Cancer Fund of America in Knoxville, Tennessee, and its affiliated Cancer Support Services; The Breast Cancer Society in Mesa, Arizona; and the Children'sCancer Fund of America in Powell, Tennessee.

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  9. Roberts Charged With Statutory Rape Involving Minor TeenRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 20 | Chattanoogan.com

    U.S. Senator Lamar Alexander, chairman of the Appropriations Subcommittee on Energy & Water Development, said approval of appropriations legislation Tuesday by the subcommittee, including the restart of construction of the Chickamauga Lock, shows that there is bipartisan support for "energy research, waterways and national security."

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  10. Harrison Bi-Lo Evacuated After Small Pharmacy FireRead the original story

    Wednesday May 20 | Chattanoogan.com

    ... back to her freshman year as she and Danika Dorris trailed 3-4 at No.1 doubles against Christian Academy of Knoxville. As was the case today, the state title was on the line. "Today we had just lost our serve to go down 3-4 and I remembered three ...

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  11. Man Who Shot At Miami-Dade Cops Ar...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 20 | WIOD-AM Miramar

    A wanted North Miami Beach man is off the streets. Miami-Dade police detectives say Matthew Pryor was arrested in Knoxville, Tennessee.

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  12. SUV Crashes Into Wall In St. Elmo; Driver Runs Off, Leaving Injured Child InsideRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 20 | Chattanoogan.com

    ... back to her freshman year as she and Danika Dorris trailed 3-4 at No.1 doubles against Christian Academy of Knoxville. As was the case today, the state title was on the line. "Today we had just lost our serve to go down 3-4 and I remembered three ...

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  13. Northeast Miami-Dade man on the run caught in TennesseeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 20 | The Miami Herald

    A man who police say shot at a Miami-Dade police officer and escaped, then carjacked a vehicle and fled - and who may have disguised himself as a woman - was captured in Knoxville, Tenn., Wednesday night after he shot an officer there who approached him in a hotel room. Police say Matthew Pryor, 30, was taken into custody after barricading himself in a hotel.

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  14. Softball: Greeneville makes early runs stand upRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 20 | Knoxville News Sentinel

    The Lady Greene Devils scored all three runs and collected seven hits in the first two innings on the way to a 3-2 Class AA tournament win against Christian Academy of Knoxville. CAK scored both of its runs in the first inning.

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  15. Cancer Charity Scams Bilked Donors Out of $187M: FedsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 19 | NBC Los Angeles

    ... his ex-wife and son raised the money through their various family-run charities: The Cancer Fund of America in Knoxville, Tennessee, and its affiliated Cancer Support Services; The Breast Cancer Society in Mesa, Arizona; and the Children's Cancer ...

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  16. In Memory: Edward Larkin Clay, 87; Had Passion for GardeningRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 19 | Patch.com

    ... Arts. It was there that he met Virginia and they were married June 21, 1952. They lived in Oak Ridge and Knoxville, TN for several years before being transferred to Atlanta in 1972. He retired from the US Nuclear Regulatory Commission as a nuclear ...

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  17. Stewart Tabbed First Team All-SECRead the original story

    Monday May 18 | Rocky Top Talk

    ... slugging percentage, on base percentage, home runs, and RBIs in what will more than likely be his final season in Knoxville. Stewart will next be in action tomorrow night at around 8:30 p.m. as he and the Vols take on SEC Player of the Year Andrew ...

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  18. Two UCS teams to take on the world in Global Finals of Destination ImaginationRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 20 | Patch.com

    Two groups of Utica Community Schools students are planning to take on the world after winning top honors at the statewide Destination Imagination tournament. Teams from Malow Junior High School and Browning Elementary earned the right to compete in the Global DI finals May 20 - May 24 in Knoxville, Tennessee.

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  19. Government says four cancer charities are shamsRead the original story

    Wednesday May 20 | The Daily Irrelevant

    ... none of the four charities would comment. We were ordered out of the building at the Cancer Fund of America in Knoxville, Tennessee, and were the object of an obscene gesture by the CEO of The Breast Cancer Society in Mesa, Arizona. They got $187 ...

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  20. Police: family raised $187M for cancer, spent itRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 20 | 13WHAM

    Federal investigators say that a Tennessee man and his family used much of the $187 million they raised for cancer patients to buy cars, luxury cruises, pay for college tuition and employ family members with six-figure salaries. According to the Federal Trade Commission, James T. Reynolds Sr., his ex-wife and son raised money through the Cancer Fund of America in Knoxville, Tennessee; The Breast Cancer Society in Mesa, Arizona; and the Children's Cancer Fund of America in Powell, Tennessee.

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