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  1. Holdsclaw leads Women's Basketball Hall of Fame finalistsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 11 | The Wichita Eagle

    Chamique Holdsclaw, Tina Thompson and Katie Smith headline the 10 finalists for the Women's Basketball Hall of Fame announced Thursday. Holdsclaw is Tennessee's all-time leading scorer and rebounder and led the Lady Vols to national championships from 1996-98.

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  2. Rivals Manning, Spurrier enter College Hall of Fame togetherRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 5, 2017 | The Wichita Eagle

    Former University of Tennessee football quarterback Peyton Manning, left, and former University of Florida football quarterback Steve Spurrier get together after a news conference of the National Football Foundation and College Football Hall of Fame, in New York, Tuesday, Dec. 5, 2017. CORRECTS SPELLING TO PEYTON, NOT PAYTON - Former University of Tennessee football quarterback Peyton Manning, left, and former University of Florida football quarterback Steve Spurrier get together after a news conference of the National Football Foundation and College Football Hall of Fame, in New York, Tuesday, Dec. 5, 2017.

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  3. Trial opens in death of boy who shielded girls from gunfireRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 5, 2017 | The Wichita Eagle

    A prosecutor said Tuesday at start of the murder trial of three young men that at least 34 shots were fired in an attack that killed a Tennessee high school student who was posthumously lauded for courageously shielding two girls from the gunfire. Christopher Drone Bassett, Kipling Deshawn Colbert and Richard Gregory Williams III all face first-degree murder charges in connection with the Dec. 17, 2015, death of 15-year-old Zaevion Dobson in Knoxville.

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  4. Cineworld buying Regal movie chain in global expansionRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 5, 2017 | The Wichita Eagle

    In this Tuesday July 26, 2011, file photo, people walk past Regal Entertainment's Palladium Cinemas in High Point, N.C. Cineworld is paying $3.61 billion for Regal Entertainment as it expands its global footprint. Cineworld has theaters in several nations, while Regal operates theaters throughout the U.S. FILE - In this Tuesday July 26, 2011, file photo, people walk past Regal Entertainment's Palladium Cinemas in High Point, N.C. Cineworld is paying $3.61 billion for Regal Entertainment as it expands its global footprint.

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  5. USL plans to evaluate Wichitaa s potential for professional soccerRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 20, 2017 | The Wichita Eagle

    The United Soccer League will send an expansion committee to Wichita in the coming months to evaluate the city's potential for a professional outdoor team. At the same time, FC Wichita is considering if the USL's new Division 3 is the right step for its future and the future of the sport.

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  6. Tennessee city OKs $5M upgrades to expand music, event spaceRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 31, 2017 | The Wichita Eagle

    A Tennessee city will spend a combined nearly $5 million for upgrades to its former convention center and the site of the 1982 World's Fair. WBIR-TV reports that the Knoxville City Council approved spending $3 million on the World's Fair Park and $2 million on the former Knoxville Convention Center on Tuesday.

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  7. Swoopes thanks mother in emotional induction speechRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 10, 2017 | The Wichita Eagle

    Three-time Olympic gold medalist Sheryl Swoopes speaks to the media about her upcoming induction into the Women's Basketball Hall of Fame, at the hall in Knoxville, Tenn., Friday, June 9, 2017. Three-time Olympic gold medalist Sheryl Swoopes speaks to the media about her upcoming induction into the Women's Basketball Hall of Fame, at the hall in Knoxville, Tenn., Friday, June 9, 2017.

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  8. Chiefs Eric Berrya s good deed doesna t go unnoticedRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 9, 2017 | The Wichita Eagle

    Kansas City Chiefs safety Eric Berry is getting social media love for what he's doing in the off-season. Rebecca Scott Mills posted on Facebook on Wednesday about spotting Berry while having dinner at a restaurant in Knoxville, Tennessee, with her husband, Todd, a football fan.

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  9. Perry tours Y-12 nuclear weapons plant, Oak RidgeRead the original story w/Photo

    May 22, 2017 | The Wichita Eagle

    Energy Secretary Rick Perry speaks at Oak Ridge National Laboratory's Manufacturing Demonstration Facility in Knoxville, Tenn., Monday, May 22, 2017. Perry said his goal is to protect jobs and funding for his agency and its research facilities.

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  10. Proton cancer therapy plans for Baton Rouge, New OrleansRead the original story w/Photo

    May 10, 2017 | The Wichita Eagle

    Two companies plan proton radiation centers for cancer therapy in Louisiana: an $85 million center in Baton Rouge and a $100 million one in New Orleans. Louisiana's economic development agency says both expect to open by late 2019.

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  11. Former NFL player, Tennessee broadcaster Bill Anderson diesRead the original story

    Apr 19, 2017 | The Wichita Eagle

    Bill Anderson, who played on two NFL championship teams with the Green Bay Packers as part of an eight-year NFL career, has died. He was 80. Adam Starkey, funeral director at Rose Mortuary Mann Heritage Chapel, said Wednesday that Anderson died Tuesday at Parkwest Medical Center in Knoxville, Tennessee.

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  12. After breaking White's record, Barnett takes his game to NFLRead the original story

    Apr 17, 2017 | The Wichita Eagle

    In this March 5, 2017, file photo, Tennessee defensive end Derek Barnett runs a drill at the NFL football scouting combine in Indianapolis. Barnett was a defensive end in Tennessee's four-man front but also says he could play outside linebacker in a 3-4 scheme.

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  13. Dolly Parton calls college course about her a "blessing"Read the original story

    Apr 17, 2017 | The Wichita Eagle

    Singer Dolly Parton has called it a "blessing" that the University of Tennessee at Knoxville is offering a class about her. According to The Tennessean , Parton tweeted this week, "From the girl voted in High School 'least likely to succeed' this sure is a blessing!" The university says the course named "Dolly's America" lets history honors students study how a "hillbilly" girl from Appalachia became an international one-word sensation.

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