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The last president to skip his successor's inauguration was Tennessee's Andrew Johnson


Created: Wed, 20 Jan 2021 13:10:08 +0000

Author: Travis Dorman, Knoxville News Sentinel

When President Andrew Johnson skipped his successor's inauguration in 1869, he didn't announce it on Twitter.

       

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Knoxville entrepreneur and prison reform advocate Josh Smith among Trump's pardons


Created: Wed, 20 Jan 2021 15:38:06 +0000

Author: Brenna McDermott, Knoxville News Sentinel

"You buy the $2 lottery ticket so at least there's a chance. But you send that (pardon application) in, anybody tells you it's just so rare."

       

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What could Biden's COVID-19 vaccination plan mean for Knox County?


Created: Wed, 20 Jan 2021 03:00:10 +0000

Author: Allie Clouse, Knoxville News Sentinel

Joe Biden is expected to make changes to the country's COVID-19 vaccinations. Here's how Biden's proposal could play out in Knox County.

       

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University of Tennessee, Knox County Schools and Knox County COVID-19 case counts


Created: Tue, 19 Jan 2021 21:27:19 +0000

Author: Sarah Riley and Monica Kast, Knoxville News Sentinel

A look at the latest coronavirus numbers, including positive tests, isolations and hospitalizations. Updated daily.

       

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COVID-19 vaccine distribution in Knoxville: What we know about when you can get it


Created: Thu, 17 Dec 2020 01:01:46 +0000

Author: Allie Clouse, Knoxville News Sentinel

Vaccine distribution will occur in six phases over months, with frontline health care workers and nursing home residents first up.

       

More details: COVID-19 vaccine distribution in Knoxville: What we know about when you can get it


Knoxville Biz Ticker: Accountable Care Coalition of Tennessee generates $21.2 Million in shared savings over two years under Next Generation


Created: Wed, 20 Jan 2021 14:10:04 +0000

Author: Knoxville News Sentinel

Knoxville Biz Ticker: Get the latest updates on Knoxville business happenings

       

More details: Knoxville Biz Ticker: Accountable Care Coalition of Tennessee generates $21.2 Million in shared savings over two years under Next Generation


Man convicted in Tennessee fraud plot that bilked $14 million is pardoned by Trump


Created: Wed, 20 Jan 2021 15:08:52 +0000

Author: Jamie Satterfield, Knoxville News Sentinel

Johnny D. Phillips of Bowling Green, Kentucky, was convicted fraud scheme that bilked $14 million from 164 investors in four states.

       

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How we got here: A timeline of COVID-19's impact on the University of Tennessee


Created: Wed, 20 Jan 2021 03:00:18 +0000

Author: Monica Kast, Knoxville News Sentinel

Here's a timeline of the major events and changes that were announced this year by the University of Tennessee.

       

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Police arrest man suspected of spray-painting 'death' on Mayor Kincannon's garage


Created: Tue, 19 Jan 2021 23:41:42 +0000

Author: Travis Dorman, Knoxville News Sentinel

Christopher Greg Fortner, 44, of Sevierville, faces charges of vandalism and resisting arrest, the Knoxville Police Department announced.

       

More details: Police arrest man suspected of spray-painting 'death' on Mayor Kincannon's garage


Tracking the number of COVID-19 vaccinations in Knoxville and East Tennessee


Created: Wed, 13 Jan 2021 18:32:02 +0000

Author: Knoxville News Sentinel

COVID-19 vaccine inoculations began last month to the most at-risk groups and those on the front lines. How long before it's available to everyone?

       

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Tennessee Gov. Bill Lee pushes for all schools to return in-person as legislature begins special session


Created: Wed, 20 Jan 2021 06:38:04 +0000

Author: Natalie Allison and Meghan Mangrum, Nashville Tennessean

The House and Senate on Tuesday began a special legislative session on education with a focus on returning all schools to in-person learning.

       

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What you need to know about Knox County's COVID-19 vaccination plans


Created: Tue, 19 Jan 2021 20:57:20 +0000

Author: Allie Clouse, Knoxville News Sentinel

Let's be clear, this will be a long process that will likely change often.

       

More details: What you need to know about Knox County's COVID-19 vaccination plans


Meet the Knox.biz 40 Under 40 class of 2020


Created: Tue, 19 Jan 2021 18:12:16 +0000

Author: Brenna McDermott, Knoxville News Sentinel

Meet the 2020 class of Knoxville leaders who are changing the face of East Tennessee

       

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REPLAY: Officials give a coronavirus update after two additional deaths reported


Created: Tue, 19 Jan 2021 18:00:55 +0000

Author: Angela M. Gosnell, Knoxville News Sentinel

The Knox County Health Department will provide updates and answer questions regarding the novel coronavirus today at 12:30 p.m. ET.

       

More details: REPLAY: Officials give a coronavirus update after two additional deaths reported


Watch live: Gov. Bill Lee addresses legislature to kick off special session on education


Created: Tue, 19 Jan 2021 18:00:28 +0000

Author: Nashville Tennessean

Tennessee Gov. Bill Lee is scheduled to kick off a special legislative session focused on education with a speech to General Assembly members Tuesday.

       

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Reader's Eye 2021: Knoxville area photographers share their photos


Created: Tue, 19 Jan 2021 17:53:32 +0000

Author: Knoxville News Sentinel

Reader's Eye 2021: Knoxville area photographers share their photos

       

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Knoxville Marathon postponed until fall 2021 due to COVID-19, gathering restrictions


Created: Tue, 19 Jan 2021 15:41:24 +0000

Author: Brittany Crocker, Knoxville News Sentinel

This year's Knoxville Marathon has been postponed due to surging COVID-19 cases and local gathering restrictions.

       

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Dolly Parton turns 75: Here are 75 reasons to love the hitmaker and humanitarian


Created: Tue, 19 Jan 2021 12:31:59 +0000

Author: Allie Clouse, Knoxville News Sentinel

A reason to love Dolly Parton for each year of her life as she celebrates turning 75 in 2021.

       

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40 Under 40: Tyler Roy, also known as The Vol Piper, has a heart for social causes


Created: Tue, 19 Jan 2021 10:00:42 +0000

Author: Brenna McDermott, Knoxville News Sentinel

Get to know Tyler, one of Knox.biz's 40 Under 40 recipients!

       

More details: 40 Under 40: Tyler Roy, also known as The Vol Piper, has a heart for social causes


What if? Trump concession would have saved lives, preserved GOP power | Victor Ashe


Created: Tue, 19 Jan 2021 10:00:29 +0000

Author: Knoxville News Sentinel

Victor Ashe also weighs in on UT's legal help and a potential pick for US attorney in Middle Tennessee. And, of course, birthdays!

       

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Moonshine, shotguns, buried cash: Bruce Campbell on 'The Evil Dead' in East Tennessee


Created: Tue, 19 Jan 2021 03:00:16 +0000

Author: Ryan Wilusz, Knoxville News Sentinel

Knox News caught up with Bruce Campbell ahead of his virtual screening of "The Evil Dead," which was filmed at a cabin in East Tennessee.

       

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Students return to University of Tennessee this week, with COVID-19 restrictions in place


Created: Tue, 19 Jan 2021 03:00:05 +0000

Author: Monica Kast, Knoxville News Sentinel

UT has reinstated some of the restrictions from last semester, including making all dining carryout and not allowing visitors in on-campus housing.

       

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University of Tennessee holds press conference after Coach Jeremy Pruitt firing


Created: Mon, 18 Jan 2021 20:54:07 +0000

Author: Brianna Paciorka, USA TODAY NETWORK – Tennessee

The University of Tennessee held a press conference regarding the firing of football coach Jeremy Pruitt and other athletics leadership changes

       

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COVID-19 in Tennessee: Latest updates, charts and maps on outbreak and vaccinations


Created: Tue, 19 Jan 2021 20:05:28 +0000

Author: USA TODAY NETWORK - Tennessee, Nashville Tennessean

The COVID-19 pandemic is spreading through the nation and Tennessee. Here are the latest numbers on the spread and vaccination efforts in state.

       

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The Scruffy Stuff: Parking problems and living like Gatsby in downtown Knoxville


Created: Mon, 18 Jan 2021 19:06:38 +0000

Author: Ryan Wilusz, Knoxville News Sentinel

"The Scruffy Stuff' talks Vida, The Vault and parking problems in South Knoxville. Plus, have you heard about water taxis?

       

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'We have to get back to nonviolence': The Rev. Harold Middlebrook on his friendship with MLK


Created: Mon, 18 Jan 2021 18:48:30 +0000

Author: Angela Dennis, Knoxville News Sentinel

He says that King's legacy was one of bringing people of all backgrounds to the table, even when they disagreed.

       

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Knoxville Mayor Kincannon confronts vandal at her home, police investigating


Created: Mon, 18 Jan 2021 15:10:22 +0000

Author: Tyler Whetstone, Knoxville News Sentinel

According to the Knoxville Police, a man spray painted the word "death" in black on the back side of a detached garage at the mayor's home.

       

More details: Knoxville Mayor Kincannon confronts vandal at her home, police investigating


Martin Luther King Jr. parade through the years


Created: Mon, 18 Jan 2021 15:08:41 +0000

Author: Knoxville News Sentinel

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Commemorative Commission's MLK Parade through the years

       

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The Rev. Dr. Harold Middlebrook through the years


Created: Mon, 18 Jan 2021 03:00:13 +0000

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

Knoxville civil rights leader Rev. Dr. Harold Middlebrook through the years

       

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