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3 hrs ago | Knoxville News Sentinel

Challenger question's state Rep. Hall's use of mailers

Martin Daniel, who opposing state Rep. Steve Hall in Knox County's 18th House District Republican primary, is questioning the incumbent's use of his taxpayer-funded "constituent communications" account for sending a direct mail piece to voters at the last moment legally allowed.

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Mon Jul 21, 2014

WATE-TV Knoxville

Roane Co. mom arrested after admitting she allowed her 9 year-old to drive car

Police in Clinton are asking for help in identifying several pieces of jewelry recovered from a burglary suspect's home.

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Related Topix: Clinton, TN, Tennessee, Greene County, TN

Knoxville News Sentinel

Judge taking 'closer look' at ex-instructor's request for pretrial diversion

On Monday, Knox County Criminal Court Judge Bob McGee said he would need to take a "closer look" at the circumstances in the case of Gary Hamilton, a former Fulton High School in-school suspension instructional assistant who was charged in September with assaulting a student.

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WBIR-TV Knoxville

Communities still waiting for millions in 2011 tornado reimbursements

Communities still waiting for millions in 2011 tornado reimbursements FEMA and TEMA still owe local counties and municipalities over $14 million from the deadly storms.

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Related Topix: Greene County, TN, Knoxville, TN, Bradley County, TN

WBIR-TV Knoxville

The Green Locket tells stories that teach lessonsThe Green Locket...

An East Tennessee woman has imagined far off lands with inspirational characters and put it all down in a book.

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Related Topix: Knoxville, TN

WATE-TV Knoxville

Halls greenway project on hold

The American Cancer Society kicked off its Making Strides Against Breast Cancer event Monday by creating a human pink ribbon at World's Fair Park in Knoxville.

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Related Topix: Halls, TN, Knoxville, TN, Tennessee, Powell, TN

Knoxville News Sentinel

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Thomas James stops traffic while a construction crew cleans debris from the expansion joint on the south end of the Henley Bridge in Knoxville on Thursday, May 29, 2014.

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Related Topix: Knoxville, TN, Sports

WBIR-TV Knoxville

Wine in grocery stores will be on November ballot for Farragut

Wine in grocery stores will be on November ballot for Farragut It's official - wine in grocery stores will be up for vote in Farragut for the November elections.

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Related Topix: Farragut, TN, Knoxville, TN

Knoxville News Sentinel

KARM collecting school supplies for children in need

Knoxville Area Rescue Ministries is holding its annual "Stuff the Bus" campaign through July 27 to give children the supplies they need for school success.

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Knoxville News Sentinel

Georgiana Vines: New Knight to take new name with district attorney post

According to the ballot, Knox County's next district attorney is Charme Knight - but once she takes office in September she will be Charme Allen.

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Sat Jul 19, 2014

Knoxville News Sentinel

Campfield, Briggs clash over residency

State Sen. Stacey Campfield contends that utility bills indicate Richard Briggs does not really live at the Farragut apartment that Briggs, his Republican primary opponent, has listed as his residence on election documents, potentially violating state law.

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Related Topix: Farragut, TN, Sports

Fri Jul 18, 2014

WBIR-TV Knoxville

Walgreens hires people with disabilities in Easta

Walgreens stores in East Tennessee are hiring more people with disabilities than other stores in the state, said Doug Walgreens hires people with disabilities in East Tenn.

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Related Topix: Tennessee, Blount County, TN, Knoxville, TN, Anderson County, TN

Knoxville News Sentinel

Early voting numbers exceed expectations on first day

Gov Bill Haslam is kidded by his wife, Crissy, for taking longer than her to early vote Friday at the City-County Building.

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Related Topix: Bill Haslam, US Governors, Farragut, TN, Sports

Knoxville News Sentinel

Watchful Eye on traffic shows more storm damage

Watchful Eye on Traffic for July 11-18 shows more downed trees and power lines, this time around Hart Road in West Knox County.

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Knoxville News Sentinel

Knox County could join area districts with move to year-round school

Kindergarten teacher Caydee Lawrence, left, goes over paperwork with parent Christy Buchanan as Lawrence's upcoming student Fletcher Buchanan, 6, looks nervously around the classroom with his sister, Caroline Buchanan, 8, during Alcoa Elementary School's "Sneak a Peek" event on Thursday.

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Related Topix: Alcoa, TN, Sports

Knoxville News Sentinel

Pam Strickland: Early voting more important than ever

It's time to be an American. Today is the first day of early voting in the 2014 Knox County general election and the state primary elections, as well as the Farragut municipal election.

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Related Topix: Farragut, TN, Sports

Knoxville News Sentinel

Parents protest expanded school walk zone in Oak Ridge

Protesters expressing concerns about an expanded no-bus zone in Oak Ridge wave to passing motorists at the corner of Oak Ridge Turnpike and Illinois Avenue Thursday morning.

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Related Topix: Oak Ridge, TN, Sports

Thu Jul 17, 2014

Metropulse.com

So earlier this week, in preparation for oura

So earlier this week, in preparation for our epic cover story , we watched state Sen. Stacey Campfield and Knox County Commissioner Dr. Richard Briggs go at it on WATE's Tennessee This Week .

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Knoxville News Sentinel

Judicial candidates talk issues, challenges

ADAM LAU/NEWS SENTINEL Greater Knoxville Business Journal Editor Amy Nolan, top center, moderates a forum at the South College Auditorium in Knoxville on Thursday.

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Related Topix: Knoxville, TN, South College, Epidemic, Natural Disasters

WATE-TV Knoxville

Church bus involved in multi-vehicle crash in North Knoxville

Time and time again, Beverly Atkins awakes to the sound of a car crashing through her bushes and crossing over her lawn off Chapman Highway.

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Related Topix: Knoxville, TN, Hawkins County, TN, Mooresburg, TN

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