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  1. Students trying to make Tennessee River more accessibleRead the original story

    Jun 6, 2018 | Washington Times

    A group of students and professors from the University of Tennessee are working to make the Tennessee River more accessible. WBIR-TV reports it took two years for students in a landscape architecture class to create a map for a 652-mile trail along the river that would stretch from Knoxville, Tennessee, to Paducah, Kentucky.

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  2. At 40, are Atlantic City casinos healing or courting danger?Read the original story w/Photo

    May 11, 2018 | Washington Times

    Having lost five of its 12 casinos over the past four years, Atlantic City will mark its 40th anniversary of casino gambling by reopening two of those shuttered properties, despite concern in some quarters that it might be repeating the same mistakes that got it into trouble in the first place. The reopening this summer of the former Trump Taj Mahal as a Hard Rock casino, and the former Revel as the Ocean Resort Casino, is being hailed in this seaside gambling resort as a welcome recovery from the trauma of 2014, when four casinos shut down.

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  3. Both sides rest cases in murder trial of ex-football playerRead the original story

    May 7, 2018 | Washington Times

    Jurors are expected to begin deliberations Tuesday in the first-degree murder trial of a former Division III college football player charged in the shooting death of his ex-girlfriend. Prosecutors rested their case against William Riley Gaul on Monday after jurors heard the defendant's two-hour interview with sheriff's investigators following the death of 16-year-old Emma Walker of Knoxville, Tennessee.

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  4. Both sides rest cases in murder trial of ex-football playerRead the original story

    May 7, 2018 | Washington Times

    Jurors are about to begin deliberations in the first-degree murder trial of a former Division III college football player charged in the shooting death of his ex-girlfriend. Prosecutors rested their case against William Riley Gaul on Monday afternoon after jurors heard the defendant's two-hour interview with sheriff's investigators that followed the death of 16-year-old Emma Walker of Knoxville, Tennessee.

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  5. Jurors hear recording of ex-football player before arrestRead the original story

    May 3, 2018 | Washington Times

    Jurors in the murder trial of former Division III college football player William Riley Gaul heard a recording Thursday in which he was arrested while preparing to throw a gun in the Tennessee River after his ex-girlfriend's death. The video shows Gaul talking to friends about his plans to dispose of the gun.

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  6. University of Tennessee chancellor being forced out of postRead the original story

    May 2, 2018 | Washington Times

    Tennessee chancellor Beverly Davenport is being forced out of her post after less than 15 months at the helm, a tenure that included a tumultuous search for a head football coach and other controversies. University president Joe DiPietro announced Wednesday that Davenport 's term will end July 1, citing her "unsatisfactory performance" in a termination letter he made public from her 2017 evaluation.

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  7. Longtime costume designer leaves university, but not theaterRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 29, 2018 | Washington Times

    Costume designer Marianne Custer has wrapped actors in plastic wrap, cracked open a VCR for costume parts and sewn fake hair into bonnets. Over four decades Custer has done wonders with fabric, feathers and quick changes that required extremely long zippers.

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  8. Browns owner Dee Haslam steps down as media company CEORead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 17, 2018 | Washington Times

    Browns owner Dee Haslam is stepping down as the CEO of her media company to focus more on the NFL franchise and community work in Cleveland. RIVR Media, which is based in Knoxville, Tennessee, and co-founded by Haslam, announced that Rob Lundgren will become CEO.

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  9. Gatlin still going strong with new coach at age of 36Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 13, 2018 | Washington Times

    Yet the reigning world 100-meter champion and 2004 Olympic gold medalist shows no signs of slowing down. Gatlin even finds himself starting over with a new coach who actually happens to be a familiar one.

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  10. Immigration raid at Tennessee plant inspires marchRead the original story

    Mar 13, 2018 | Washington Times

    Tennesseans took to the streets a week after 97 people were detained in an immigration raid at a meat packing plant. WBIR-TV reports more than 100 people marched Thursday in Morristown, holding pictures of those detained in the raid at the Southeastern Provision plant in Grainger County.

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  11. Tennessee, former AD Currie agree to $2.5 million settlementRead the original story

    Mar 22, 2018 | Washington Times

    Tennessee has reached a $2.5 million settlement with former athletic director John Currie less than four months after he was suspended in the midst of a football coaching search that turned into a fiasco. Currie already had received nearly $280,000 since being suspended and placed on paid leave in December.

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  12. Former Tennessee AD Currie to be resident at Robert MorrisRead the original story

    Mar 12, 2018 | Washington Times

    Robert Morris University says former Tennessee athletic director John Currie will serve as executive-in-residence for a week at its business school. Currie was suspended with pay by Tennessee on Dec. 1 in the midst of a search for a football coach, pending an investigation into termination for cause.

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  13. Top 25 CapsulesRead the original story

    Feb 25, 2018 | Washington Times

    Teaira McCowan had 20 points and 20 rebounds to match a career high, Victoria Vivians added 18 points and No. 2 Mississippi State routed Kentucky 85-63 on Sunday and become the first Southeastern Conference team to finish the regular season unbeaten in 20 years.

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  14. Washington state police sell seized assault weapons; some state legislators looking to change thatRead the original story

    Feb 24, 2018 | Washington Times

    When law enforcement agencies in Washington and other states sell guns they've confiscated during criminal investigations, they're not just selling pistols and hunting rifles, they're also putting assault weapons, including AR-15s, back on the street. Sheriff's offices and police departments across Washington state have sold dozens of AR-15s, AK47s and other assault weapons since 2010, an Associated Press investigation found.

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  15. Vienna native's film selected for Marietta festivalRead the original story

    Feb 18, 2018 | Washington Times

    A former Vienna resident has once again had a film selected for the Colony Short Film Festival at Peoples Bank Theatre on March 1-3. Kevin Wines, a 1987 graduate of Parkersburg High School, now living in Knoxville, Tenn., is the director of his film "The Designer," set for showing at the 12th annual local film festival.

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  16. Art becomes means of communication, charity for autistic boyRead the original story

    Feb 10, 2018 | Washington Times

    Soren Fielland has a passion for drawing. In the close to seven years he has been practicing his art, Soren has created thousands of drawings, an impressive feat for any child and even more impressive for a non-verbal, legally blind child with autism.

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  17. Book signed by George Washington goes for $138K at auctionRead the original story

    Jan 30, 2018 | Washington Times

    A book signed by George Washington that made its way from the Founding Father's personal library to a now-deceased Tennessee man has sold for $138,000 at an auction. A Case Antiques vice president, Sarah Drury, tells WBIR-TV an anonymous phone bidder purchased the leather-bound copy of Volume 1 of the Massachusetts Magazine during Saturday's auction in Knoxville.

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  18. No. 1 Villanova cruises to 89-69 win against ProvidenceRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 23, 2018 | Washington Times

    Eric Paschall scored 17 points to lead No. 1 Villanova to an 89-69 victory against Providence on Tuesday night.

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  19. Tennessee home once occupied by famed coach to be demolishedRead the original story

    Jan 20, 2018 | Washington Times

    A house occupied long ago by famed University of Tennessee football coach Gen. Robert Neyland is scheduled to be demolished this spring after falling into disrepair.

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  20. Holdsclaw leads Women's Basketball Hall of Fame finalistsRead the original story

    Jan 11, 2018 | Washington Times

    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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