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Good news! Zoo Knoxville announces first chimpanzee pregnancy in 13 years


Created: Tue, 14 Jul 2020 16:28:50 +0000

Author: Allie Clouse, Knoxville News Sentinel

On Tuesday, Zoo Knoxville officials announced the pregnancy of Jambo, a 14-year-old chimpanzee. Her chimp will be the first born in Knoxville in 13 years.

       

Read more: Good news! Zoo Knoxville announces first chimpanzee pregnancy in 13 years


Maryville City Schools creates diversity task force to study Rebels nickname


Created: Tue, 14 Jul 2020 16:23:58 +0000

Author: Aaron Torres, Knoxville News Sentinel

Maryville City Schools announced it has created a Diversity Task Force that will gather data and provide a report regarding the Rebels nickname.

       

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Knox County coronavirus numbers: Get daily case counts


Created: Tue, 14 Jul 2020 15:04:05 +0000

Author: Sarah Riley, Knoxville News Sentinel

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.

       

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Loudon sheriff: Boy, 14, drowns after jumping from bridge into Tellico Lake


Created: Tue, 14 Jul 2020 13:12:30 +0000

Author: Hayes Hickman, Knoxville News Sentinel

Witnesses saw the boy jump from a bridge along state Route 444.

       

Read more: Loudon sheriff: Boy, 14, drowns after jumping from bridge into Tellico Lake


Domestic assault suspect killed by Rockwood police officer identified as McMinnville man


Created: Tue, 14 Jul 2020 12:52:46 +0000

Author: Hayes Hickman, Knoxville News Sentinel

The incident marks the 24th shooting involving a law enforcement officer that the TBI has been called to investigate this year.

       

Read more: Domestic assault suspect killed by Rockwood police officer identified as McMinnville man


Reader's Eye 2020: Knoxville area photographers share their photos


Created: Tue, 14 Jul 2020 11:52:52 +0000

Author: Knoxville News Sentinel

Reader's Eye 2020: Knoxville area photographers share their photos

       

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Knox County flooded with vote-by-mail requests with heavy demand for Democratic primary | Victor Ashe


Created: Tue, 14 Jul 2020 10:10:57 +0000

Author: Victor Ashe, Shopper News columnist

Columnist Victor Ashe on the primary, UT law school and sidewalks.

       

Read more: Knox County flooded with vote-by-mail requests with heavy demand for Democratic primary | Victor Ashe


Tennessee community colleges combine virtual and in-person learning this fall


Created: Tue, 14 Jul 2020 09:00:14 +0000

Author: Monica Kast, Knoxville News Sentinel

Each community college will make decisions about the fall semester based on local conditions related to COVID-19. Here are their plans.

       

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Eco-friendly junk removers work to bypass the landfill


Created: Tue, 14 Jul 2020 09:00:14 +0000

Author: Al Lesar, Shopper News

Junkluggers, a Powell-based company, will sort, recycle or repurpose your stuff. And business has only picked up with people clearing their homes during the coronavirus shutdown.

       

Read more: Eco-friendly junk removers work to bypass the landfill


Big changes are coming this fall to UT — where not wearing a mask is not an option


Created: Mon, 13 Jul 2020 19:28:26 +0000

Author: Monica Kast, Knoxville News Sentinel

Masks will be required in classrooms on the Knoxville campus, while outdoor events are offer 'more flexibility' as COVID-19 continues to spread.

       

Read more: Big changes are coming this fall to UT — where not wearing a mask is not an option


Knoxville allows restaurants to expand outdoor seating and wants owners to get creative


Created: Mon, 13 Jul 2020 18:58:27 +0000

Author: Ryan Wilusz, Knoxville News Sentinel

Knoxville Mayor Indya Kincannon hopes the permit will help with the "huge financial hit" local restaurants have taken during the COVID-19 pandemic.

       

Read more: Knoxville allows restaurants to expand outdoor seating and wants owners to get creative


Take a look inside the new TBI exhibit at the Alcatraz East Museum


Created: Mon, 13 Jul 2020 17:14:21 +0000

Author: Brianna Paciorka, USA TODAY NETWORK – Tennessee

Take a look inside the new temporary exhibit featuring the Tennessee Bureau of Investigations at Pigeon Forge's Alcatraz East Museum

       

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Take a look inside the new TBI exhibit at the Alcatraz East Museum


Created: Mon, 13 Jul 2020 17:14:20 +0000

Author: Brianna Paciorka, USA TODAY NETWORK – Tennessee

Take a video tour of the new temporary exhibit on the Tennessee Bureau of Investigations at Pigeon Forge's Alcatraz East Museum.

       

Read more: Take a look inside the new TBI exhibit at the Alcatraz East Museum


Domestic assault suspect shot, killed by police officer in Roane County


Created: Mon, 13 Jul 2020 16:34:08 +0000

Author: Hayes Hickman, Knoxville News Sentinel

TBI agents are investigating after a domestic assault suspect was fatally shot in Roane County Monday morning on Highway 27.

       

Read more: Domestic assault suspect shot, killed by police officer in Roane County


Knox County Sheriff's Office makes profit holding inmates for ICE under new 287(g) deal


Created: Mon, 13 Jul 2020 12:22:08 +0000

Author: Tyler Whetstone, Knoxville News Sentinel

Critics say such deals can incentivize discriminatory policing.

       

Read more: Knox County Sheriff's Office makes profit holding inmates for ICE under new 287(g) deal


TVA contractor Jacobs loses bid to punish workers over leaks of settlement offer


Created: Mon, 13 Jul 2020 12:00:13 +0000

Author: Jamie Satterfield, Knoxville News Sentinel

A federal judge ruled Jacobs has no proof that workers leaked settlement offer details to Knox News.

       

Read more: TVA contractor Jacobs loses bid to punish workers over leaks of settlement offer


KnoxWorx and Operation Backyard build church ramp


Created: Mon, 13 Jul 2020 09:00:16 +0000

Author: Calvin Mattheis, calvin.mattheis@knoxnews.com

KnoxWorx and Operation Backyard build church ramp

       

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KnoxWorx helps youth discover their passions


Created: Mon, 13 Jul 2020 09:00:15 +0000

Author: Calvin Mattheis, calvin.mattheis@knoxnews.com

KnoxWorx director Andrew Church talks about how the program helps youth discover their interests and find fulfilling jobs.

       

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Local hospitals limit visitors as COVID-19 cases increase


Created: Sun, 12 Jul 2020 14:49:26 +0000

Author: Allie Clouse, Knoxville News Sentinel

Covenant Health, Tennova Healthcare and The University of Tennessee Medical Center are limiting most visitors. New rules go into effect July 13.

       

Read more: Local hospitals limit visitors as COVID-19 cases increase


KPD officer shoots and injures suspect during Saturday call, TBI investigating


Created: Sun, 12 Jul 2020 14:07:26 +0000

Author: Allie Clouse, Knoxville News Sentinel

Zacharaih Allen, 36, was transported to a local hospital after being shot by a KPD officer during a domestic call on Saturday. TBI is investigating.

       

Read more: KPD officer shoots and injures suspect during Saturday call, TBI investigating


Dollywood Thrills in the Hills BTS tour in video


Created: Sat, 11 Jul 2020 20:28:16 +0000

Author: Caitlyn Jordan, Knoxville News Sentinel

Guests were invited behind the scenes of the Dollywood Express train ride during the "Thrills in the Hills" event in Pigeon Forge, Tenn., on Saturday, July 11, 2020.

       

Read more: Dollywood Thrills in the Hills BTS tour in video


Knoxville group hosts Rollout to Erase Hate


Created: Sat, 11 Jul 2020 18:13:51 +0000

Author: Knoxville News Sentinel

Knoxville group hosts Rollout to Erase Hate

       

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Farragut residents protest Admiral's bust removal


Created: Sat, 11 Jul 2020 18:28:42 +0000

Author: Calvin Mattheis, calvin.mattheis@knoxnews.com

Farragut residents protest Admiral's bust removal

       

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Gov. Bill Lee won't back Anderson County leaders in fight over TVA's toxic coal ash waste


Created: Sun, 12 Jul 2020 01:03:25 +0000

Author: Jamie Satterfield, Knoxville News Sentinel

Anderson County leaders are trying to stop TVA from dumping more coal ash at its Bull Run plant.

       

Read more: Gov. Bill Lee won't back Anderson County leaders in fight over TVA's toxic coal ash waste


Sunflowers bloom at South Knoxville's Forks of the River WMA


Created: Sat, 11 Jul 2020 12:34:14 +0000

Author: Calvin Mattheis and Brianna Paciorka, Knoxville News Sentinel

Sunflowers bloom at South Knoxville's Forks of the River Wildlife Management Area

       

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