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  1. Mayor Rogero to unveil 2016-17 budget Friday Read Story John NorthRead the original story

    17 min ago | WBIR-TV Knoxville

    Knoxville Mayor Madeline Rogero unveils her spending plan for the city's upcoming fiscal year in an address set for noon Friday. The "State of the City" presentation will be at the new Suttree Landing Park off Sevier Avenue in South Knoxville.

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  2. Group calls on city not to partneraRead the original story w/Photo

    17 min ago | WBIR-TV Knoxville

    A Wisconsin-based nonprofit is calling on the city of Knoxville not to partner with the Emerald Youth Foundation to build a multi-purpose facility in the Lonsdale neighborhood. The Freedom From Religion Foundation sent a letter and an open records request to city officials about the project Wednesday.

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  3. Burchett for governor? The Knox County mayor isn't counting it out Read Story Tom BarclayRead the original story w/Photo

    17 min ago | WBIR-TV Knoxville

    Knox County Mayor Tim Burchett said he wants the county's circuit court clerk's office to better its collections in order to turn more money over to the county coffers. KNOX COUNTY - For months, many people have been asking the question "Will Knox County mayor Tim Burchett make a run for Tennessee governor?" Mayor Burchett has remained somewhat mum on the topic.

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  4. Movies 32 mins ago 7:13 p.m.Catching up with the stars of 'Dog Years' at NYC premiereRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | WBIR-TV Knoxville

    April 27, 2017: WBIR 10News anchor Russell Biven talks with "Dog Years" stars Burt Reynolds and Ariel Winter about a host of topics after the movie's premiere at the Tribeca Film Festival. NEW YORK CITY - The movie "Dog Years," filmed in Knoxville, premiered last weekend at the prestigious Tribeca Film Festival in New York.

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  5. Three years later: Knoxville double murder remains unsolved Read StoryRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | WBIR-TV Knoxville

    Saturday marks three years since 56-year-old Gary Cooley and 46-year-old Regina Keck were found dead inside an Alma Avenue home. When Cooley failed to show up to work on April 29, 2014, his co-workers at the Knox Housing Partnership sent someone to check his home at 4100 Alma Avenue.

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  6. Movies 4 mins ago 3:45 p.m.Russell's 'Dog Years' review: I loved it times 7Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 2, 2017 | WBIR-TV Knoxville

    The movie "Dog Years," filmed in Knoxville, premiered last weekend at the prestigious Tribeca Film Festival in New York. WBIR's Russell Biven was there, and was lucky enough to watch the movie and talk to the stars.

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  7. Vols 16 mins ago 4:45 a.m.Vols NFL Draft Preview 2017Read the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | WBIR-TV Knoxville

    OCTOBER 15: Alvin Kamara #6 of the Tennessee Volunteers reacts after rushing for a touchdown against the Alabama Crimson Tide at Neyland Stadium on October 15, 2016 in Knoxville, Tennessee. From 1963-2014, a Tennessee Volunteer was picked in every NFL Draft.

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  8. Krystal on Cumberland Ave. temporarily closes, cites construction Read Story Madison WadeRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | WBIR-TV Knoxville

    A spokesperson for the Krystal Company, told 10News in a statement: "The Krystal on Cumberland Ave is temporarily closed due to city construction. As Knoxville is a top market for Krystal, we have relocated our employees to assist in our many restaurants throughout the area.

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  9. 10-Rising-Hearts 46 mins ago 5:18 p.m.10 Rising Hearts: Student helping refugeesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | WBIR-TV Knoxville

    An East Tennessee woman is not only working on her master's degree but also working to improve the lives of refugees. Amanda Arwe works with "a group of women who came to the U.S. as refugees who make handmade items and then take those items to sell to bring back income for their family."

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  10. Outreach 25 mins ago 10:30 a.m.Young-Williams volunteers help take care of animalsRead the original story

    Wednesday | WBIR-TV Knoxville

    As part of National Volunteer Week, Young-Williams Animal Center is putting a spotlight on their volunteers who come in everyday rain or shine. One of those volunteers is Lauren Quinn.

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  11. Zaevion Dobson Memorial Park opening Wednesday Read Story StaffRead the original story

    Wednesday | WBIR-TV Knoxville

    The ceremony for the Zaevion Dobson Memorial Playground and Park is set for 4:30 p.m. Wednesday at 2701 Badgett Drive . Knoxville's Community Development Corporation, Gerdau steel and the city of Knoxville have donated $35,000 total towards the project.

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  12. Tennessee passes sign language bill Read StoryRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 13, 2017 | WBIR-TV Knoxville

    The Tennessee Legislature has passed a measure that allows students to take American Sign Language and get credit for their foreign language requirements. Sen. Becky Massey, a Republican from Knoxville who sponsored the Senate Bill, said Tennessee passed a law allowing kids to take ASL for credit back in the early '90s.

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  13. Knoxville City Council denies appealaRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | WBIR-TV Knoxville

    April 25, 2017: The Knoxville City Council considered the Behavioral Health Urgent Care Center, plans for the former Supreme Court building and self-serve beer permits. The Knoxville City Council on Tuesday denied a bid by a group of residents to stop the Behavioral Health Urgent Care Center from being built in their West Knoxville neighborhood.

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  14. Vols 3 mins ago 6:10 p.m.Currie hires College Football Playoff CFORead the original story

    Tuesday Apr 25 | WBIR-TV Knoxville

    MARCH 02, 2017 University of Tennessee welcomes John Currie as new Vice Chancellor and Director of Athletics at Thompson-Boling Arena in Knoxville, TN. Photo By Craig Bisacre/Tennessee Athletics Tennessee athletics director John Currie hired Reid Sigmon to take the post of Executive Associate Athletics Director and Chief Operating Officer, the school announced Tuesday in a press release.

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  15. Knoxville pawn shop raid targets stolen goods Read StoryRead the original story

    Tuesday Apr 25 | WBIR-TV Knoxville

    The Knox County Sheriff's Office said on Tuesday its investigation into a local pawn shop is part of a larger effort to curb the area's opioid crisis. On Tuesday morning, deputies and law enforcement officials executed a search warrant at Big Orange Pawn & Loan located at 5746 Western Avenue in West Knoxville.

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  16. Crime 13 mins ago 6:10 p.m.Man faces murder charges in 2016 double-fatal crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 24 | WBIR-TV Knoxville

    Mugshot for Ralphael Cameron Coffey. The 26-year-old has a long criminal history in Anderson and Knox Counties, according to the Anderson County Sheriff's Office. 2 comments

  17. Uprooted tree destroys house in Knoxville Read StoryRead the original story

    Sunday Apr 23 | WBIR-TV Knoxville

    As some residents in the Grand Oaks mobile home community struggle with how to deal with significant damage to their homes from Saturday's severe storms, folks elsewhere in Knox County saw damage as torrential rain soaked the ground. A home at 2415 Waverly Street off Western Avenue in Knoxville was crushed by a large tree that uprooted around 7:30 p.m. Sunday.

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  18. "Dog Years" and Knoxville hit the big screen at NYC's Tribeca Film Festival Read Story Russell BivenRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Apr 23 | WBIR-TV Knoxville

    It stars Burt Reynolds, Ariel Winter and Chevy Chase, and was filmed in Knoxville last summer. In fact, producers, including Gordon Whitener of Knoxville, rewrote the script so it could be shot in East Tennessee.

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  19. Knoxville firefighters rescue infant, others from Magnolia Ave. apartment fire Read StoryRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Apr 23 | WBIR-TV Knoxville

    At 7:53 a.m., crews responded to the fire at 2730 Magnolia Avenue at a complex called "The Bricks." KFD Captain D.J. Corcoran says the fire appears to have started in the rear stairwell of the four-story building, causing thick, dark smoke to spread throughout.

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  20. Vols 6 mins ago 9:17 p.m.Vols pitcher Kyle Serrano leaving UTRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 21 | WBIR-TV Knoxville

    MARCH 10, 2017 - #11 Kyle Serrano of the Tennessee Volunteers during the game between the Cincinnati Bearcats and the Tennessee Volunteers at Lindsey Nelson Stadium in Knoxville, TN. Photo By Donald Page/Tennessee Athletics Following Tennessee's 2-1 loss at Texas A&M, the Vol baseball Twitter account tweeted, "UPDATE: RHP Kyle Serrano has left the University of Tennessee and Vol Baseball program due to personal medical reasons."

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