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1 hr ago | WBIR-TV Knoxville
The state Senate has passed a resolution directing the University of Tennessee to require parents to opt in to allowing student fees to go toward events deemed "controversial or objectionable."
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Cherokee Health Systems is providing a blitz of last minute free assistance with signing up for the Health Insurance Marketplace leading up to the March 31 enrollment deadline.
4 hrs ago | Knoxville News Sentinel
Willamae Brown, 82 years old, is best known around Knoxville for her work with the Disabled American Veterans handing out flags at the annual Veterans Day Parade on Gay Street.
6 hrs ago | The Memphis Flyer
Can it be that Tennessee's Democrats will actually contest a major statewide office - in this case, the U.S. Senate seat held for more than a decade by the GOP's Lamar Alexander? Nay, more: can it be that Tennessee's Democrats will actually have a primary contest involving more than one serious candidates? The answer to both questions would seem to ... (more)
Forbes Magazine released Tuesday its list of the most affordable cities in the United States.
Isn't it time for our city to have a signature food? Here are some candidates from local chefs.
The Revolution3 Triathlon , or Rev3, is one of the biggest races in Knoxville each year, drawing triathletes from around the country.
A University of Tennessee at Chattanooga professor says researchers need to keep an eye on the amount of medicines that make it into the Tennessee River.
Authorities say 26-year-old Leslie D. Perkey was driving northbound on Chapman Highway when she crossed the center line near Zion Hill Road.
"We come out and tried to put water on it, and it wouldn't work, so we got everybody out and come out and watched it go up," said homeowner Maryanne McClanahan.
Dozens of people in one Knox County neighborhood are fighting to keep an historic home intact and untouched by developers.
A bicyclist was hospitalized Tuesday after being hit by a truck, according to officials with the Great Smoky Mountain National Park.
The use of an oven as a heating source has been ruled as the cause of a Northwest Knoxville house fire that critically injured an elderly woman last week, officials said.
Special to the News Sentinel This 18-bead necklace was made with six red roses that were given to a woman by her grandmother for a college graduation.
The Hamblen County Sheriff's Department Narcotics Unit and Detective Division are rounding up suspects Monday as part of a year-long drug investigation.
A 22-year-old from Knoxville was killed during his spring break vacation after officials say a teenager, also from Tennessee, ran into his scooter car in Panama City Beach, Fla.