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  1. Chattanooga school bus driver pleads not guilty in deaths Read Story Associated PressRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | WBIR-TV Knoxville

    Johnthony Walker, the Chattanooga school bus driver involved in a deadly crash that killed five children, walks into court for a hearing on Dec. 15, 2016. Johnthony Walker, the Chattanooga school bus driver involved in a deadly crash that killed five children, walks into court for a hearing on Dec. 15, 2016.

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  2. Storm downs power lines, topples trees in Tennessee Read Story The Associated PressRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 21 | WBIR-TV Knoxville

    Officials are planning to assess damage after a severe storm with high winds and quarter-size hail passed through Tennessee knocking down power lines and toppling trees. Thousands of power outages were reported across the central and eastern parts of the state Tuesday as the storm moved through.

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  3. Special gas tax discussion highlightsaRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Mar 19 | WBIR-TV Knoxville

    With the excitement of presidential visit behind them, state lawmakers are looking at a busy week with some unique moves to hammer out the details of the biggest piece of legislation this year. Other topics of interest will come up this week, but few have the level of interest as the gas tax.

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  4. Crime 22 mins ago 10:01 p.m.Two Sevier County juveniles lead authorities on high speed chaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Mar 12 | WBIR-TV Knoxville

    According to Sevierville Police spokesman Bob Stahlke, the two are a 14-year-old and 17-year-old from the Smoky Mountain Children's Home in Sevierville. They stole one of the home's 15 passenger vans and began driving at high speeds.

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  5. Pigeon Forge tourism launches wildfire recovery campaign Read Story WBIR StaffRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 9 | WBIR-TV Knoxville

    Pigeon Forge's Department of Tourism wants to draw both old and new visitors to the area this spring and summer. The department The city launched a study to determine how the fires might impact the tourism industry in the future.

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  6. Crime 22 mins ago 3:26 p.m.Nearly 50 dogs rescued from puppy mill being treated in ChattanoogaRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 7 | WBIR-TV Knoxville

    The Humane Educational Society is caring for nearly 50 animals seized from a puppy mill in northeast Arkansas last week. The dogs and cats are in poor condition and in Chattanooga receiving emergency care.

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  7. Crime 26 mins ago 3:22 p.m.Judge: Evidence in deadly school bus crash to remain sealedRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 7 | WBIR-TV Knoxville

    A judge says evidence collected from a Tennessee bus crash that killed six school students must remain sealed to protect the 24-year-old bus driver's constitutional rights while he faces criminal prosecution. Police say Johnthony Walker was speeding in November while driving 37 elementary students home from school.

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  8. New push for Sunday wine and liquor store sales Read Story Andrew WeilRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 2 | WBIR-TV Knoxville

    There's a new push in Tennessee to remove some of the restrictions surrounding when liquor stores can operate and when wine can be sold in grocery stores. Proposed legislation by Sen. Bill Ketron, R-Murfreesboro, and Rep. Gerald McCormic, R-Chattanooga, would permit liquor stores to sell alcohol and grocery stores to sell wine during the same hours when beer is sold.

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  9. Vols 49 mins ago 1:47 p.m.UT coaches react to John Currie hireRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 1 | WBIR-TV Knoxville

    In one way or another, all of Holly Warlick, Dave Serrano, Ralph Weekly, and Alison Ojeda said they were getting a likable man who they could work with in Currie. Tennessee announced the hiring of the former Kansas State University AD Tuesday.

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  10. Vols 22 mins ago 2:21 p.m.Social media reaction to John Currie's hiring as UT's ADRead the original story

    Tuesday Feb 28 | WBIR-TV Knoxville

    Former Tennessee football coach Phillip Fulmer, Chattanooga athletics director David Blackburn and North Carolina athletic director Bubba Cunningham were also believed to be candidates to fill the open position. After all the talk about possibly making Phil Fulmer the new AD, #Vols landing John Currie, a proven AD, is a very good get for Tennessee.

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  11. Features 46 mins ago 5:05 p.m.Jigsaw puzzles pay tribute to veteransRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 24 | WBIR-TV Knoxville

    One woman in Oak Ridge decided her thanks needed to go beyond words. So she turned her passion for puzzles into an appreciation of veterans.

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  12. News 12 mins ago 5:19 p.m.Gov. Bill Haslam doesn't rule out Senate run in 2018Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 22 | WBIR-TV Knoxville

    Gov. Bill Haslam says he's not thinking about future political ambitions right now, but didn't rule out a run for a U.S. Senate seat in 2018 when he leaves the governor's office either. In a meeting with reporters and editors from across the state attending the annual Tennessee Press Association conference in Nashville on Wednesday, Haslam said he's focused on what he's doing now and not sure what he will do when he finishes his second term in 2018.

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  13. Lawmaker introduces TennesseeaRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 9, 2017 | WBIR-TV Knoxville

    A Tennessee lawmaker has introduced a bill aimed at banning so-called "sanctuary cities" across the state, threatening to withhold state funding from any city that disobeys. Sen. Mark Green, R-Clarksville, introduced Senate Bill 155 just one day after President Donald Trump signed an executive order outlining efforts to intensify immigration enforcement in part by punishing cities with sanctuary policies by withholding federal funding.

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  14. Haslam questions 'alien' license bill Read Story Associated PressRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 2, 2017 | WBIR-TV Knoxville

    Republican Gov. Bill Haslam is raising concerns about a bill seeking to label IDs issued to people without permanent residency status with the words "alien" or "non-U.S. citizen." The Chattanooga Times Free Press reports that Haslam worries about the impact such a change could have on foreign investment in Tennessee.

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  15. UT band prepares for historic day at inaugural parade Read StoryRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 19, 2017 | WBIR-TV Knoxville

    Jan. 19, 2017: In a historic experience, UT's Pride of the Southland Band will march in President-elect Donald Trump's inauguration parade. U.S. Sen. Bob Corker meets with the UT Pride of the Southland Band on the steps of the U.S. Capitol building in Washington D.C. Jan. 19, 2017.

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  16. Vols 11 mins ago 7:01 p.m.UT waiting until March to make AD hire?Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 17, 2017 | WBIR-TV Knoxville

    ESPN.com's Chris Low talks about the Vols' AD search, and the pro's and con's of potentially hiring former UT coach Phillip Fulmer and how long the search might take. "They're going to go through this process, there's going to be a committee.

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  17. Vols 17 mins ago 6:55 p.m.Fulmer, Blackburn among potential candidates for Tennessee ADRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 17, 2017 | WBIR-TV Knoxville

    Former Tennessee football coach Phillip Fulmer and current Chattanooga athletic director David Blackburn could be potential candidates for Tennessee athletic director. Head coach Phillip Fulmer of the Tennessee Volunteers watches the action during the game against the South Carolina Gamecocks at Williams-Brice Stadium on Nov. 1, 2008 in Columbia, S.C. KNOXVILLE: - Former Tennessee football coach Phillip Fulmer and current Chattanooga athletic director David Blackburn are believed to be candidates for the open athletic director post at Tennessee.

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  18. Vols 28 mins ago 10:52 a.m.Social media reaction to UT's search for a new athletic directorRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 16, 2017 | WBIR-TV Knoxville

    Jan. 16, 2017: According to ESPN's Chris Low, former Tennessee head coach Phillip Fulmer has emerged as a "prime candidate" for the position of athletic director. Head coach Phillip Fulmer of the Tennessee Volunteers watches the action during the game against the South Carolina Gamecocks at Williams-Brice Stadium on Nov. 1, 2008 in Columbia, S.C. ESPN and our partners at GoVols247 report Phillip Fulmer is the favorite to become the University of Tennessee's next athletic director.

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  19. New Tennessee House rule requiresaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 13, 2017 | WBIR-TV Knoxville

    For the first time, House lawmakers will be required to disclose any out-of-state travel valued more than $100 that is not paid for by the state under the chamber's new rules, which were adopted Thursday. The move comes months after The Tennessean published investigations into legislative trips, which found several examples of trips paid for by political influencers and not disclosed by the politicians.

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  20. Education 38 mins ago 7:33 p.m.Roane Co. Schools considering seat belts on school busesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 10, 2017 | WBIR-TV Knoxville

    A Chattanooga representative is making seat belts on school buses a top priority this legislative session. Lawmakers convened in Nashville for opening day of the session Tuesday.

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