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2 hrs ago | CBS Local

Father Accused Of Forcing Teen Son To Drink Alcohol Until He Passed Out To Teach Him A Lesson

WBIR-TV reports that 35-year-old Mark Allen Hughes forced his 15-year-old son to play a drinking game last Saturday after previously catching the teen drinking. A witness told WATE-TV that Hughes was feeding his son vodka shots and telling him, "Take it.

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Related Topix: Knoxville, TN

3 hrs ago | WBIR-TV Knoxville

The Rock's new message: Don't text and drive

The Rock's new message: Don't text and drive The Rock on the University of Tennessee's campus has a new message: don't text and drive. Check out this story on WBIR.com: http://on.wbir.com/1u8mzQn The UT Student Government Association painted The Rock to say "#x" and "It can wait."

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6 hrs ago | WBIR-TV Knoxville

Andrew Jackson Bible now on display

The University of Tennessee now owns the Andrew Jackson Family Bible. JJ gets a sneak peek at the Bible before it goes on display at UT's McClung Museum of Natural History & Culture.

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11 hrs ago | WAFF-TV Huntsville

Haslam, Bredesen to talk judicial amendment at UT

Republican Gov. Bill Haslam and his Democratic predecessor, Phil Bredesen, are appearing at the University of Tennessee in Knoxville on Wednesday in support of a proposed constitutional amendment on the merit selection of appeals and Supreme Court judges. The event at the Howard H. Baker Jr. Center for Public Policy will be moderated by UT College of Law Dean Doug Blaze.

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Related Topix: Bill Haslam, US Governors, Phil Bredesen, Knoxville, TN

Tue Sep 16, 2014

WATE-TV Knoxville

Thousands attend first Coal Country Go Tell Crusade in Bell County, Ky.

About 1,500 people, including members from more than 30 churches, packed the Bell County High School stadium Tuesday night. The first 3D printed car has ties to East Tennessee.

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Related Topix: Sevierville, TN, Knoxville, TN, Wedding

WBIR-TV Knoxville

UT takes steps toward stopping sexual assaultUT takes steps toward...

They are taking a problem head on. A problem that has been gaining more attention recently nationwide; sexual assault on college campuses.

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WBIR-TV Knoxville

Historian identifies 350 confederate soldiers

A historian in Georgia used records from the University of Tennessee and several other universities to identify the names of 350 unknown confederate soldiers. Historian identifies 350 confederate soldiers A historian in Georgia used records from the University of Tennessee and several other universities to identify the names of 350 unknown confederate soldiers.

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Newms360.com

'Deadly' life lessons: National FFA officer engages Nettleton students

Robinett and more than 100 members of the school's Future Farmers of America played a team-building game during an assembly. The game was Mitch Baker's idea.

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Related Topix: Nettleton, MS

Law.com

'Patriot Awards Gala recognizes well-known names for dedication to U.S. Military'

"Patriot Awards Gala recognizes well-known names for dedication to U.S. Military": The Daily Beacon, the student newspaper of the University of Tennessee, has this report. According to the article, "The awards show culminated with the Congressional Medal of Honor Society's Patriot Award, the most distinguished recognition the society offers.

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Related Topix: Samuel Alito

Air Force Times

Civil War soldiers buried as 'unknowns' ID'd

The names of 350 Confederate soldiers buried as 'Unknowns' in the Confederate Cemetery here will now be forever emblazoned on memorial walls facing their graves as a result of the work of a local historian. Brown Park now has four granite walls commemorating 1,150 Confederate soldiers buried in the adjacent Marietta Confederate Cemetery after two new memorial walls were installed Monday.

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Related Topix: Confederate, KY, Life, Hobbies, Genealogy, Duke University, Emory University

Mon Sep 15, 2014

WBIR-TV Knoxville

Marching & munching, army worms invade East TN lawns

If you've seen a brown lawn in your neighborhood, don't blame the weather, blame the army worm. The three-inch long insect has a Marching & munching, army worms invade East TN lawns If you've seen a brown lawn in your neighborhood, don't blame the weather, blame the army worm.

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Related Topix: Loudon County, TN, Entomology

Metropulse.com

The Week In Classical Music The fall season starts to heat up this...

Five Plus Six CD Release Concert $20 general/$10 student 8 pm at the Square Room, Downtown's Market Square Knoxville Symphony Orchestra Masterworks Program includes: Torke's Bright Blue Music , Hindemith's S ymphonic Metamorphosis , Brahms Piano Concerto No.

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Related Topix: Symphony

Cleveland Daily Banner

Amy Reedy opens new chapter

Amy Reedy lost her seat as 10th District Criminal Court Judge In August, but she said that's not going to keep her out of the courtroom, a scene she's been part of for nearly two decades. Reedy has family roots in legal practice, her father being the late Ralph Armstrong, a popular Cleveland attorney and businessman.

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Related Topix: Bradley County, TN, Cleveland, TN, US Governors, Phil Bredesen

WTVC

TN Supreme Court Names Haslam Legal Adviser New Attorney General

The state Supreme Court has named Gov. Bill Haslam's top legal adviser, Herbert Slatery, as Tennessee's next attorney general. The state's highest court made the appointment Monday in the aftermath of a conservative campaign to oust three Democratic justices who make up a majority on the five-member bench.

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Related Topix: Bill Haslam, US Governors

BroadwayWorld.com

Clarence Brown Theatre Adds Two Tuesday 7:30 pm Performances to Hank Williams: Lost Highway Run

Due to popular demand, the Clarence Brown Theatre has added a Tuesday, September 16 and a Tuesday, September 23 performance to the run of " Hank Williams : Lost Highway." The shows will begin at 7:30 pm in the CBT's Carousel Theatre on the University of Tennessee campus.

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Related Topix: Hank Williams, Country, Knoxville, TN, Theater, Arts

Mt. Airy News

Fowler receives white coat

Kayla Fowler, right, is pictured with University of Tennessee College of Veterinary Medicine during a White Coat ceremony welcoming new students to the university.

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Jefferson Post Online Edition

Courting History: Ashe County's first hospital

In fact, if you're traveling north on N.C. 194 just past the old Lansing School and look to your right, you can still see the building.

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Related Topix: Ashe County, NC, Lansing, NC

Sun Sep 14, 2014

Examiner.com

Section of I-75 dedicated in the of Lance Corporal Williams L. Koprince, Jr.

On a perfect East Tennessee Saturday, exits 81-83 of I-75 in Lenoir City were dedicated in the name of Lance Corporal William L. Koprince, Jr, United States Marine Corps . In attendance were family, friends, Tennessee political dignitaries, Marine Corps battle buddies and various patriotic biker groups.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, John Duncan, Lenoir City, TN, Loudon County, TN, Kingston, TN

Sat Sep 13, 2014

Chattanooga Times Free Press

Living and Giving Photo Gallery - Sept. 14

What: More than 50 area women gathered at the Walden Club recently for the first membership event of the University of Tennessee Alliance of Women Philanthropists held in Chattanooga.

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Related Topix: Chattanooga, TN

Chattanooga Times Free Press

Wiedmer: Former Bradley star Fetzner living the Big Orange dream

The University of Tennessee football coaching staff posted the list on the back wall of the school's indoor practice facility a couple of weeks ago.

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