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 2020-08-08 17:38 

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Today is Emancipation Day in Tennessee — the day Andrew Johnson freed his slaves...

Aug. 8, 1863, was the day Andrew Johnson, then the military governor of Tennessee, freed his slaves at his family's farm in Greeneville, Tennessee....

 2020-08-08 09:00 

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5 takeaways from Tennessee football's slate of 10 SEC opponents...

Tennessee will play five opponents ranked in the top 13 of the Amway Coaches Poll with Friday's addition of Auburn and Texas A&M to the 2020 schedule....

 2020-08-08 09:00 

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Joe Clayton's family is overwhelmed by his tragic death — and by the 'outpouring of love'...

Joe Clayton was admired and respected by his family, even though he was tough. But that toughness was paired with fairness, honesty and loyalty, his son said....

 2020-08-07 23:56 

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New schedule might leave Tennessee Vols fans asking: "Why does the SEC hate us?" | Adams...

Not only did Tennessee fans miss out on a Lane Kiffin return to Neyland Stadium. They drew two top-25 teams from the SEC West - Auburn and Texas A&M....

 2020-08-07 22:27 

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Here is who Tennessee Vols will play in 2020 football season...

Dates for the games have not been determined the season will begin on Sept. 26 but here are the 10 opponents Tennessee will play....

 2020-08-07 18:35 

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Knox County GOP chairman bashes GOP state nominee Eddie Mannis...

Knox County GOP Chairman Randy Pace said it's "a shame" Eddie Mannis won after he voted as a Democrat in the presidential/county primary in March....

 2020-08-07 15:37 

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What back to school looks like amid COVID-19 in East Tennessee...

Here's what back to school looked like as students across East Tennessee return to class during the coronavirus pandemic....

 2020-08-07 14:48 

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What you need to know about SEC rules for COVID-19 testing, masks and quarantine...

SEC football players will be required to undergo COVID-19 testing at least twice per week, and coaches will be required to wear masks while on the sideline....

 2020-08-07 10:06 

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A 'crazy' finish in Rick Staples' race and your full Knox County election roundup...

"Things are just a little crazy right now."...

 2020-08-07 09:53 

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Virtual learning option could make snow days more rare...

The district used all of its bad weather days to delay school. But Chromebooks could help it stay on track. Will there be enough teachers to pull that off?...

 2020-08-07 04:05 

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Rick Staples out; Sam McKenize leads Matthew Park by 23 votes in returns...

Former Knox County and KUB commissioner Sam McKenzie led progressive Democrat Matthew Park by 23 votes....

 2020-08-07 03:43 

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Michele Carringer, Eddie Mannis are Republican nominees for state representative seats...

Michele Carringer and Eddie Mannis will be the Republican nominees to replace Rep. Bill Dunn and Rep. Martin Daniel's seats. Both will face Democrats....

 2020-08-07 03:34 

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Diana Harshbarger wins GOP nomination in race to replace Rep. Phil Roe...

She will face off against Democrat Blair Walsingham. The winner will be the first woman elected in the history of the 1st District....

 2020-08-07 03:31 

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Lutton wins public defender race, Buuck wins law director in Knox County general election...

Check out the results from the Knox County general races, including county commission seats....

 2020-08-07 03:04 

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TVA reverses outsourcing decision after Trump's scolding, executive order...

The nation's largest public utility announced Thursday it would change course and not outsource technology jobs....

 2020-08-07 00:30 

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Claxton man charged with aggravated sexual assault against children...

An Anderson County Sunday school teacher has been charged with sexual assault after he was accused of "lewd sexual acts on underage victims."...

 2020-08-07 00:07 

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See the Knox County 2020 primary day in photos...

Photos from the polls and celebrations in Knoxville on primary day Thursday, Aug. 6, 2020....

 2020-08-06 22:14 

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Knoxville Catholic to play Texas private school coached by Deion Sanders on Aug. 29...

Knoxville Catholic will play Trinity Christian-Cedar Hill, a private school from Texas coached by Deion Sanders, on Saturday, Aug. 29 at Catholic....

 2020-08-06 16:23 

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Tennessee football narrowly misses being ranked in Top 25 of Amway Coaches Poll...

The preseason rankings depict just how tough the Tennessee Vols' schedule projects to be in 2020....

 2020-08-06 14:47 

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Oak Ridge remembers atomic bombings by ringing friendship bell, collecting origami cranes...

The Manhattan Project National Historical Park hosted a somber sunrise ceremony early Thursday morning to commemorate the 75th anniversary of the atomic bombings....

 2020-08-06 14:47 

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Oak Ridge remembers atomic bombings by ringing friendship bell, collecting origami cranes...

The Manhattan Project National Historical Park hosted a somber sunrise ceremony early Thursday morning to commemorate the 75th anniversary of the atomic bombings....

 2020-08-06 14:04 

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Rabid Vanderbilt fans offer fiery response to idea that the SEC should boot the Commodores...

Vanderbilt fans have spoken, and many of them don't understand why someone would consider booting their Commodores from the SEC....

 2020-08-06 14:04 

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Rabid Vanderbilt fans offer fiery response to idea that the SEC should boot the Commodores...

Vanderbilt fans have spoken, and many of them don't understand why someone would consider booting their Commodores from the SEC....

 2020-08-06 14:03 

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Oak Ridge police investigating possible homicide, 2 suspects in custody...

Two suspects are in custody in connection to a possible homicide of a 36-year-old woman in Oak Ridge, according to Oak Ridge Police....

 2020-08-06 12:12 

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Election 2020: Results from Thursday's vote...

Live election results from Knox County and throughout Tennessee...

 2020-08-06 12:10 

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Tennessee election results: Knox County and statewide races in Thursday's primary...

Get live election results from Davidson County, Williamson County and throughout Tennessee in Thursday's primary....

 2020-08-06 09:00 

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Hawaiian Tropic founder Ron Rice had countless cash, cars and women — plus, a UT education...

Ron Rice's life has been filled with fast cars, celebrity encounters and "so much money we were rolling in it." But before that, he was a UT student....

 2020-08-06 09:00 

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What to know for Election Day in Knoxville...

The Knox County general and state and federal primary election is Thursday, August 6....

 2020-08-06 02:00 

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The story of how Manhattan Project workers tried to stop the atomic bombs 75 years ago...

Manhattan Project scientists sent petitions to the president to stop the atomic bombs, but they were never delivered. Why the "moral obligations" of the bombs concerned some lab workers....

 2020-08-05 23:53 

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Bars can reopen with 10 p.m. curfew, Knox County Board of Health votes...

Bars were closed on Monday at midnight to stop the spread of COVID-19. The Board of Health has now implemented a curfew, allowing them to reopen....

 2020-08-05 23:53 

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Bars can reopen with 10 p.m. curfew, Knox County Board of Health votes...

Bars were closed on Monday at midnight to stop the spread of COVID-19. The Board of Health has now implemented a curfew, allowing them to reopen....

 2020-08-05 23:06 

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Knox County Schools will consider a virtual learning contract with outside provider...

The new virtual curriculum will cost $1.5 million this semester and will help fill teacher vacancies....

 2020-08-05 23:06 

Knoxville News Sentinel

Knox County Schools will consider a virtual learning contract with outside provider...

The new virtual curriculum will cost $1.5 million this semester and will help fill teacher vacancies....

 2020-08-05 19:42 

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Knox County Health Department says it is too soon to tell if COVID-19 cases are plateauing...

The Knox County Health Department is "cautiously optimistic" about some recent COVID-19 data, but they stress it's too soon to celebrate....

 2020-08-05 19:42 

Knoxville News Sentinel

Knox County Health Department says it is too soon to tell if COVID-19 cases are plateauing...

The Knox County Health Department is "cautiously optimistic" about some recent COVID-19 data, but they stress it's too soon to celebrate....

 2020-08-05 18:45 

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Watch: Helicopter in fatal crash pulled out of Tennessee River near Sequoyah Hills...

Crews removed a helicopter from the Tennessee River on Wednesday, two days after it crashed, killing Knoxville businessman Joe Clayton....

 2020-08-05 18:26 

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Clayton helicopter wreckage removed from Tennessee River...

Wreckage from a helicopter owned by the Clayton family is removed from the Tennessee River after a fatal crash on Monday....

 2020-08-05 18:26 

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Clayton helicopter wreckage removed from Tennessee River...

Wreckage from a helicopter owned by the Clayton family is removed from the Tennessee River after a fatal crash on Monday....

 2020-08-05 15:21 

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Knox County coronavirus numbers: Get daily case counts...

Here's what we know about the coronavirus outbreak in Knoxville and Knox County, including COVID-19 case counts and demographics like age and gender....

 2020-08-05 15:09 

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Tennessee Comptroller's Office: Former Grainger High School employee stole more than $35,000...

The Grainger County Grand Jury indicted Valerie Anne Combs on one count of theft over $10,000 in July. Here are the Tennessee Comptroller's Office's findings....

 2020-08-05 11:00 

Knoxville News Sentinel

Arresting Tex-Mex flavors served from a SWAT truck...

Menu includes Sniper tacos, Paddy Wagon and Flash Bang quesadillas....

 2020-08-05 10:00 

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Top returning high school football linemen for 2020 in the Knoxville area...

Here are the top 10 offensive and defensive linemen coming back in the Knoxville area in 2020....

 2020-08-05 09:00 

Knoxville News Sentinel

75th anniversary: The 10 most important dates leading to the end of World War II...

The brightest minds from around the world convened in America to create the world's most fearsome weapon....

 2020-08-05 09:00 

Knoxville News Sentinel

DockDogs jumping competition returns to Farragut, last chance to make world championship...

Dog Daze IV at Village Green is returning to Farragut. The 2020 canine aquatics competition will have 150 four-legged athletes earning points for the October world championship...

 2020-08-05 09:00 

Knoxville News Sentinel

COVID-19 strikes three public defenders in Knox County...

Public health officials decline to discuss contact tracing specifics related to the outbreak....

 2020-08-05 09:00 

Knoxville News Sentinel

Trump's political insertion worries former TVA board member...

The president fired two TVA board members Monday and pressured the remaining board members to remove CEO Jeff Lyash....

 2020-08-05 02:08 

Knoxville News Sentinel

PrepXtra: Webb School of Knoxville starts football practice for the 2020 season in photos...

Webb School of Knoxville football practice on Tuesday, Aug. 4, 2020....

 2020-08-04 21:47 

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Knox County Schools delays school start to Aug. 24...

The district will start a week later than planned. Superintendent Bob Thomas said this will help staff and families prepare better....

 2020-08-04 19:30 

Knoxville News Sentinel

SEC pushes back start date for preseason football practice...

The SEC is delaying the start date for when teams may begin preseason practice to Aug. 17, the conference announced Tuesday....

 2020-08-04 17:45 

Knoxville News Sentinel

Knoxville businessmen Jim Clayton and Joe Clayton in photos...

Knoxville businessmen Jim Clayton and Joe Clayton in photos...

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