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Knoxville council to vote on tougher panhandling ban

Knoxville council to vote on tougher panhandling ban

November 24th, 2014 11:57 am by Associated Press

Knoxville city officials are considering more restrictions on panhandlers.

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Under pressure, Chuck Hagel quits as defense secretary

Under pressure, Chuck Hagel quits as defense secretary

November 24th, 2014 11:53 am by JULIE PACE and ROBERT BURNS, Associated Press

Hagel is the first senior Obama adviser to leave the administration following the sweeping losses for the president's party in the midterm elections.

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No lane closures scheduled on Tennessee highways during the Thanksgiving holiday

No lane closures scheduled on Tennessee highways during the Thanksgiving holiday

November 24th, 2014 11:38 am by Conributed

All construction related lane closures will be stopped beginning at noon on Wednesday, Nov. 26 through 6:00 a.m. Monday, Dec. 1.

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Leaked: Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel calling it quits

Leaked: Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel calling it quits

November 24th, 2014 9:27 am by Associated Press

A senior administration official says Secretary of State Chuck Hagel is resigning from President Barack Obama's Cabinet.

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Meet Your Neighbor: For Mike Green, back-to-back perfect games a realization of childhood dream

Meet Your Neighbor: For Mike Green, back-to-back perfect games a realization of childhood dream

November 23rd, 2014 9:22 pm by Tony Casey

Ray Green remembers his 10-year-old son's proclamation following his first bowling game.

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Erwin taking shots at regulation for liquor-by-the-drink

Erwin taking shots at regulation for liquor-by-the-drink

November 23rd, 2014 9:13 pm by Brad Hicks

Now that the referendums have passed, Erwin officials have begun researching ordinances and regulations that must be implemented to allow businesses to sell liquor by the drink and to allow for the establishment of retail package stores within the town.

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Lunceford: Smooth transition to Carter County sheriff's seat

Lunceford: Smooth transition to Carter County sheriff's seat

November 23rd, 2014 9:07 pm by John Thompson

Despite changes brought about with a change in leadership, newly elected Carter County Sheriff Dexter Lunceford said things have gone smoothly.

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Photos: Indian Trail to provide early shot of spirit Monday night

Photos: Indian Trail to provide early shot of spirit Monday night

November 23rd, 2014 8:51 pm by Jessica Fuller

If you were wondering how to get into the holiday spirit this year, let these kids show you how it's done.

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KCSO: Man charged in Powell crash that killed child, injured another

KCSO: Man charged in Powell crash that killed child, injured another

November 23rd, 2014 8:32 pm by News Sentinel Staff

A Knox County man has been charged with vehicular homicide and third-offense drunken driving in connection with a crash that killed one child and injured a second juvenile in Powell on Sunday, authorities said.

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Former DC Mayor Marion Barry dies at 78

Former DC Mayor Marion Barry dies at 78

November 23rd, 2014 4:59 pm by BEN NUCKOLS and BRETT ZONGKER, Associated Pres

A controversial and tireless advocate for the nation's capital who created jobs for generations of black families, Marion Barry was the ultimate District of Columbia politician, though his arrest for drug use in the midst of a crack cocaine epidemic often

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