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  1. McMinn-Monroe 12 mins ago 6:45 p.m.Family 'blessed' with baby after tornado still recoveringRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 20 | WBIR-TV Knoxville

    The Newman family says it's a miracle they're even alive. They were caught in the middle of the tornado.

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  2. Volunteers help McMinn Co. residents rebuild following EF2 tornado Read StoryRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 18, 2017 | WBIR-TV Knoxville

    Tonight on 10News at 6, see the volunteer efforts that are helping McMinn County residents get back on their feet following November's damaging tornado. More than two months after An EF2 tornado tore through McMinn County, volunteers are helping residents continue to pick up the pieces.

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  3. Crime 44 mins ago 10:57 p.m.Sweetwater Police seek help identifying hotel thiefRead the original story

    Jan 26, 2017 | WBIR-TV Knoxville

    Sweetwater police are asking for the public's help identifying a man who they say has broken into several hotel rooms. Police said they believe the man has broken into hotel room in Sweetwater periodically over the past "several" years.

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  4. Home 12 mins ago 8:03 p.m.Volunteers from near and far help McMinn County tornado cleanupRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 6, 2016 | WBIR-TV Knoxville

    Since the tornado swept through the county last week, people have volunteered their time and skills to help. Plenty of locals are lending a hand, and so are people from far away.

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  5. McMinn County community pulls together for tornado victims, first responders Read Story WRCB StaffRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 5, 2016 | WBIR-TV Knoxville

    "That's the only way we can explain that he was protected like that," Morgan said. "We know that there is a God.

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  6. Mother delivers baby girl after surviving McMinn Co. tornado Read Story Mark BerginRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 2, 2016 | WBIR-TV Knoxville

    Amber Newman gave birth to a healthy baby girl right after an EF2 tornado hit her McMinn County home early Tuesday morning. Dec. 1, 2016.

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  7. Severe storm damages parts of East Tennessee Read Story StaffRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 30, 2016 | WBIR-TV Knoxville

    A tornado watch remains in effect for Loudon, Monroe and Roane counties until 11 a.m. ET Wednesday. The watch also includes Bledsoe, Rhea, Meigs and McMinn counties in addition to multiple counties in Georgia and Alabama.

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  8. Athens woman hit and killed by train Read Story WRCBRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 3, 2016 | WBIR-TV Knoxville

    Family and friends are pleading for change after a McMinn County mother was hit and killed by a train on Sunday. Investigators said she was driving over the train tracks when the crash happened near the intersection of Cook Drive and Howard Street in Athens.

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  9. Athens factory reopens 11 days after fatal shooting Read StoryRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 3, 2016 | WBIR-TV Knoxville

    The Thomas & Betts facility in Athens reopened on Monday. The facility was temporarily closed as loved ones mourned the loss of two employees who were shot and killed by a former co-worker.

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  10. Crime 57 mins ago 7:01 p.m.Athens shooting 911 calls show bravery, emotionRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 29, 2016 | WBIR-TV Knoxville

    Officials say Ricky Swafford, an employee of Thomas & Betts, shot and killed two coworkers before turning the gun on himself. Newly released 911 call recordings are revealing new details about the shooting, as the plant sets to reopen early next week.

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  11. Vols 23 mins ago 5:11 p.m.Vols defense eager for first road game at GeorgiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 24, 2016 | WBIR-TV Knoxville

    Sep 24, 2016; Knoxville, TN, USA; Tennessee Volunteers defensive lineman Shy Tuttle reacts after a play against the Florida Gators during the second half at Neyland Stadium. Tennessee won 38-28.

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  12. McMinn Co. Sheriff: Suspect down after shooting at Thomas & Betts factory Read StoryRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 22, 2016 | WBIR-TV Knoxville

    A suspect is down after an active shooter incident at the Thomas & Betts factory in Athens, Tenn., McMinn County Sheriff Joe Guy said Thursday afternoon.

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  13. TN Wetlands Festival 2016Read the original story w/Photo

    May 31, 2016 | WBIR-TV Knoxville

    May 31, 2016Live at Five at FourKeep McMinn Beautiful and the city of Athens, Tennessee will celebrate their area wetlands and the environment with a special celebration on June 4, 2016.. The event is from 10AM to 4PM at E.G. Fisher Library in Athens.

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