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Opinion
Wilderness expansion would be a huge win for Tennessee

Wilderness expansion would be a huge win for Tennessee

April 28th, 2014 10:50 am by Johnson City Press

Legislation to designate additional acreage in the Cherokee National Forest as wilderness areas has passed a crucial first test in Congress.

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Columns As I See It
Robert Houk

Church at the jail, Boss Hill's fundraising and other notes of the week

April 28th, 2014 10:45 am by Robert Houk

This week, a few notes from a political pundit's notebook. I'll begin with the Republican Primary for Washington County sheriff.

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Columns As I See It Out of My Head
Jan Hearne

Troublemaker's visit makes for an exciting day at the museum

April 28th, 2014 10:39 am by Jan Hearne

In 1982, I worked as the director of a small county museum. After its grand opening, the board decided to admit everyone free of charge for the first week or so. We wanted to be the "people's museum" though the phrase had not yet been coined.

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Off the Wall News
Off the Wall News: Man holds 2-year-old between himself and police in 5-hour standoff

Off the Wall News: Man holds 2-year-old between himself and police in 5-hour standoff

April 28th, 2014 10:10 am by JaNae Francis, Standard-Examiner

An Interstate highway was closed while police negotiated with the man, who was wanted in a homicide investigation.

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News Regional & National
2 pedestrians killed, 3rd injured on I-40 shoulder in Knoxville

2 pedestrians killed, 3rd injured on I-40 shoulder in Knoxville

April 28th, 2014 9:57 am by Knoxville News-Sentinel

At about 10:10 a.m. Sunday, Knoxville Police Department officers responded to multiple reports of three pedestrians struck on I-40 West.

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News Local News
'Runner Chef' combines his two hobbies to make helpful webisodes

'Runner Chef' combines his two hobbies to make helpful webisodes

April 28th, 2014 9:22 am by Tony Casey

Timmy Norman is always up for a challenge, whether in his kitchen or out on the pavement.

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News Photos Local News
UPDATE: 2 hospitalized after Monday morning crash

UPDATE: 2 hospitalized after Monday morning crash

April 28th, 2014 9:13 am by Staff Report

Two people were hospitalized after a two-car collision on Bristol Highway resulted in a car overturning.

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News Crime Regional & National Education

Caught in photos: Knox County fires deputy accused of choking UT student in handcuffs

April 28th, 2014 8:39 am by Staff Report

A copy of a termination notice on KCSO's website said Frank Phillips, 47, has been found "unsuitable for continued employment with the Sheriff's Office."

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News Local News
The problem with wipes in pipes

The problem with wipes in pipes

April 28th, 2014 8:31 am by Gary B. Gray

Flushable toilet wipes, though quickly growing in popularity, are clogging city sewer pipes.

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News Sports Regional & National
All eyes on NBA commissioner, as Sterling fallout continues

All eyes on NBA commissioner, as Sterling fallout continues

April 28th, 2014 7:36 am by TIM REYNOLDS, AP Basketball Writer

Facing the first real crisis of his short tenure as NBA commissioner, Silver is under pressure to swiftly bring some sort of resolution to the scandal surrounding Clippers owner Donald Sterling and the racially charged comments he allegedly made.

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