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  1. News 7 mins ago 9:31 a.m.Vanderbilt rape victim 'deeply disappointed' by verdictsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 10, 2016 | WBIR-TV Knoxville

    Cory Batey takes a break during a recess while testifying during day five of his trial in Judge Monte Watkins' courtroom at the A. A. Birch building, Friday, April 8, 2016, in Nashville, Tenn. The woman who was raped in a Vanderbilt University dorm in 2013 released a statement Saturday, one day after a man was found guilty in the high-profile case.

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  2. Cory Batey found guilty in Vanderbilt rape retrial case Read Story...Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 9, 2016 | WBIR-TV Knoxville

    Cory Batey testifies during day five of his trial in Judge Monte Watkins' courtroom, Friday, April 8, 2016, in Nashville, Tenn. After less than 3 hours of deliberations, a jury found former Vanderbilt University football player guilty for his role in a 2013 dorm room rape.

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  3. Crime 51 mins ago 9:48 p.m.Friends: Vandenburg panicked, destroyed cellphones after alleged rapeRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 6, 2016 | WBIR-TV Knoxville

    A man charged in the rape of an unconscious student at Vanderbilt University said Wednesday one of his former football teammates claimed he knew how to beat rape charges. Jaborian "Tip" McKenzie testified in the third day of Cory Batey's trial on aggravated rape and aggravated sexual battery charges in Nashville.

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  4. Hart: UT supports victims of sexual violence Read Story Mike DonilaRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 25, 2016 | WBIR-TV Knoxville

    University of Tennessee athletic director and Vice Chancellor Dave Hart on Thursday encouraged student sexual assault victims to come forward and said that anyone who commits such a crime "should be immediately dealt with and prosecuted." Hart also said he believes "very, very strongly in what we're doing here in the athletics program" and that he trusts football coach Butch Jones "implicitly."

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  5. Two new players named in UT lawsuit Read StoryRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 24, 2016 | WBIR-TV Knoxville

    Former University of Tennessee wide receiver Von Pearson and current defensive tackle Alexis Johnson are the new football players identified in the federal lawsuit filed against the college that accuses school officials of fostering a culture that protects and coddles student athletes. In addition, two more women - each listed as "Jane Doe" - have been added as plaintiffs, bringing the total alleged victims to eight.

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  6. UT seeks to remove mention of Peyton Manning's name from Title IX lawsuit Read Story John NorthRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 23, 2016 | WBIR-TV Knoxville

    The University of Tennessee wants strike a reference to a 20-year-old training room episode involving quarterback Peyton Manning from a federal lawsuit, arguing it's "immaterial, impertinent and scandalous." "The allegation does not involve the plaintiffs.

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  7. News 22 mins ago 3:43 p.m.Erin Andrews' trial to begin Monday in NashvilleRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 20, 2016 | WBIR-TV Knoxville

    FOX Sports reporter and television personality Erin Andrews is returning to Nashville, but this time, she is coming to a courtroom. Andrews' negligence lawsuit against Marriott hotels, in which she's seeking $75 million, is set for a civil trial beginning Monday.

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  8. News 25 mins ago 6:55 a.m.What you need to know WednesdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 17, 2016 | WBIR-TV Knoxville

    The statue says the prohibited purpose charge applies to a person who uses a computer to "seduce, solicit, lure, or entice, or attempt to seduce, solicit, lure, or entice, a child or another person believed by the person to be a child." On the UT website, Crowder was listed as an offensive lineman.

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  9. UT wants to move suit; hearing still on Read Story John NorthRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 16, 2016 | WBIR-TV Knoxville

    A second federal judge on Tuesday denied a bid by six women to halt a disciplinary hearing set for a male University of Tennessee student accused of sexual assault. In a flurry of motions filed Tuesday in U.S. District Court in Nashville, UT also asked a judge to either dismiss a lawsuit filed by the six women or to have it moved from Nashville to Knoxville, the university's home.

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  10. Education 30 mins ago 5:42 p.m.UT Pres.: UT will review outsourcing...Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 16, 2016 | WBIR-TV Knoxville

    Update Tuesday 4 p.m.: During the first-ever State of the University address, University of Tennessee system President Joe DiPietro touched on a variety of issues they've faced over the past year while focusing on a message of progress and position. In the remarks, DiPietro stresses to the audience watching online and in-person at the St. Thomas West Hospital in Nashville that UT has enjoyed countless successes over the past year, but also faced situations that caused them to rethink approaches, and renew and redirect their energy and resources.

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  11. News 2 hour ago 6:58 a.m.What you need to know TuesdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 16, 2016 | WBIR-TV Knoxville

    Today: Mostly cloudy today with highs in the low to mid 40s. Rain chances begin on the plateau by late afternoon, then spread east as the evening progresses.

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  12. UT sex assault lawsuit update Read Story Nate Rau, The TennesseanRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 12, 2016 | WBIR-TV Knoxville

    Six former University of Tennessee students asked a federal judge on Friday to approve a temporary restraining order that would bar the university from utilizing its administrative hearing process in considering sexual assault cases. The filing comes less than a week before one of the plaintiffs is scheduled to appear at a three-day campus sexual assault hearing.

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  13. Vols 3 hour ago 11:43 a.m.Lady Vols not allowed to discuss 'sex assault' cultureRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 12, 2016 | WBIR-TV Knoxville

    Tennessee coach Holly Warlick communicates with her team during the second half against Vanderbilt on Feb. 11, 2016. Bashaara Graves was all smiles and surrounded by loved ones after the Tennessee senior forward from Clarksville grabbed four rebounds in a 69-51 victory against Vanderbilt on Thursday night at Memorial Gymnasium, moving into eighth place on the school's all-time list in her final appearance in a Lady Vols uniform in Nashville.

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  14. News 3 hour ago 3:58 p.m.Hoverboard blamed for destroying $1 million homeRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 9, 2016 | WBIR-TV Knoxville

    Local and state fire officials say hoverboards are to blame for two fires over the past month in Nashville - one that destroyed a $1 million home last month. At 11:40 p.m. on Jan. 9, two teenagers - a 14-year-old boy and a 16-year-old girl - hid upstairs in a home on Radcliff Drive after hearing noises downstairs, Nashville Fire Department spokesman Brian Haas said.

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  15. Education 52 mins ago 6:49 p.m.House delays voucher voteRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 8, 2016 | WBIR-TV Knoxville

    The Knoxville sponsor of a state House bill to create a school voucher system in Tennessee is delaying a floor vote, citing a flurry of proposed amendments. The Associated Press reports that Rep. Bill Dunn, R-Knoxville, the sponsor of the voucher bill, told his colleagues that he planned to put off a vote on the matter until later this week. 2 comments

  16. News 1 hour ago 8:40 a.m.Donald Trump's plane makes emergency landing in NashvilleRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 4, 2016 | WBIR-TV Knoxville

    The plane was bound for a campaign event in Little Rock, AR, when it experienced engine trouble. Trump's plane landed at the Nashville International Airport around 4:40 p.m. The event was scheduled to begin at 5 p.m., but Trump took the stage about an hour and a half later.

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  17. Haslam calls for teacher pay raises Read Story Joel Ebert, The TennesseanRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 1, 2016 | WBIR-TV Knoxville

    Governor Bill Haslam speaks during the grand opening celebration of the Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum on April 15, 2014 in Nashville, Tenn. Gov. Bill Haslam announced the largest investment in K-12 education without a tax increase in Tennessee's history during his sixth State of the State speech on Monday.

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  18. 5 things to watch in TN legislature Read Story Joel EbertRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 1, 2016 | WBIR-TV Knoxville

    There will be no shortage of news this week as lawmakers return to Nashville for the fourth week of the session. The jammed-packed week will feature everything from the governor's annual State of the State address and budget to several items related to education.

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  19. Hilton budget chain eyes 4 TN hotels Read Story The TennesseanRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 25, 2016 | WBIR-TV Knoxville

    Nashville is among the U.S. cities that Hilton Worldwide is targeting for the debut of a new hotel brand targeting budget-conscious travelers. The McLean, Va.-based hospitality company has signed deals for four Nashville area Tru by Hilton locations, said Bill Fortier, its senior vice president of development for the Americas.

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  20. News 4 mins ago 5:55 p.m.Durham resigns as Whip after Tennessean investigationRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 24, 2016 | WBIR-TV Knoxville

    House Majority Whip Jeremy Durham announced Sunday afternoon he will resign from his leadership position in the Tennessee House, in the wake of a Tennessean investigation into inappropriate text messages he sent to three women. Durham made the decision hours after The Tennessean published an investigation that found three women who said they received messages from the Franklin Republican they considered inappropriate.

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