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Glenn Jacobs returned as Kane on 'WWE SmackDown' for one strange encounter


Created: Sat, 18 Jan 2020 02:34:36 +0000

Author: Ryan Wilusz, Knoxville News Sentinel

The Big Red Machine was previewing the "Royal Rumble" just before the lights went out in the Greensboro Coliseum.

       

More details: Glenn Jacobs returned as Kane on 'WWE SmackDown' for one strange encounter


University of Tennessee, Volkswagen, Oak Ridge National Laboratory create innovation and research partnership


Created: Fri, 17 Jan 2020 11:03:01 +0000

Author: Monica Kast, Knoxville News Sentinel

The "innovation hub" in Knoxville will be the first of Volkswagen's to exist in the United States. UT students and faculty will assist with research.

       

More details: University of Tennessee, Volkswagen, Oak Ridge National Laboratory create innovation and research partnership


Knox man pursuing love on TLC's '90 Day Fiancé' faces charges of abusing his ex


Created: Fri, 17 Jan 2020 19:52:01 +0000

Author: Hayes Hickman, Knoxville News Sentinel

Relationships are complicated, especially under the glare of cameras. Not to mention felony charges.

       

More details: Knox man pursuing love on TLC's '90 Day Fiancé' faces charges of abusing his ex


University of Tennessee Health Science Center considers layoffs and a tuition increase


Created: Fri, 17 Jan 2020 16:48:47 +0000

Author: The Commercial Appeal, Knoxville News Sentinel

University of Tennessee Health Science Center's advisory board recommended a tuition increase up to 3% for graduate students and 2% for undergrads.

       

More details: University of Tennessee Health Science Center considers layoffs and a tuition increase


Check out photos from the Knox.biz 40 Under 40 gala


Created: Fri, 17 Jan 2020 13:06:45 +0000

Author: Brenna McDermott, Knoxville News Sentinel

Knox.biz honored forty outstanding young professionals last night. See who you know in this stellar 40 Under 40 group!

       

More details: Check out photos from the Knox.biz 40 Under 40 gala


TennCare Director Gabe Roberts to leave for private sector amid ongoing block grant negotiations


Created: Fri, 17 Jan 2020 17:52:08 +0000

Author: Natalie Allison, Nashville Tennessean

Gabe Roberts has been with TennCare since 2013.

       

More details: TennCare Director Gabe Roberts to leave for private sector amid ongoing block grant negotiations


Fresh questions emerge about $732M TANF surplus at lawmaker hearing


Created: Thu, 16 Jan 2020 17:15:49 +0000

Author: Anita Wadhwani, Nashville Tennessean

Wednesday's hearing marked the third time since The Tennessean reported that DHS left $732 million unspent in funding intended to help low-income parents get back to work.

       

More details: Fresh questions emerge about $732M TANF surplus at lawmaker hearing


Subscribers, we've rolled out a new (troll-free!) commenting community for you


Created: Wed, 04 Dec 2019 19:52:24 +0000

Author: Sarah Riley, Knoxville News Sentinel

The new system replaces Facebook Comments and allows you to manage your privacy, mute annoying voices and interact directly with journalists.

       

More details: Subscribers, we've rolled out a new (troll-free!) commenting community for you


Here's why some KnoxNews stories are labeled 'For Subscribers'


Created: Tue, 16 Jul 2019 14:50:19 +0000

Author: Joel Christopher, Knoxville News Sentinel

We want to acknowledge readers' support more meaningfully, so we're making a significant amount of our work available to subscribers only.

       

More details: Here's why some KnoxNews stories are labeled 'For Subscribers'


Kingston Pike through the years


Created: Thu, 16 Jan 2020 16:11:58 +0000

Author: Knoxville News Sentinel

Kingston Pike through the years

       

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THP: Bulls Gap man killed, two women wounded in Hamblen County head-on collision


Created: Sat, 18 Jan 2020 22:28:16 +0000

Author: USA TODAY NETWORK - Tennessee, Knoxville News Sentinel

A 33-year-old man was killed and two women were wounded in a head-on collision on East Andrew Johnson Highway in Hamblen County on Saturday morning.

       

More details: THP: Bulls Gap man killed, two women wounded in Hamblen County head-on collision


UT and Volkswagen announce research partnership


Created: Sat, 18 Jan 2020 12:00:07 +0000

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

UT and Volkswagen announce research partnership

       

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UT professors speak on research partnership with Volkswagen


Created: Sat, 18 Jan 2020 12:00:07 +0000

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

UT manufacturing and engineering professors Uday Vaidya and Dayakar Penumadu speak on research partnership with Volkswagen on Jan. 17, 2020.

       

More details: UT professors speak on research partnership with Volkswagen


'Tennessee was the right place to be': More on the research coming out of UT's partnership with VW and ORNL


Created: Sat, 18 Jan 2020 12:00:07 +0000

Author: Monica Kast, Knoxville News Sentinel

The new innovation hub will initially focus on developing electric vehicles and lightweight materials for cars. UT students have been selected to help develop these.

       

More details: 'Tennessee was the right place to be': More on the research coming out of UT's partnership with VW and ORNL


Knox.biz 40 Under 40 class of 2019 and 2020 Book of Lists celebration in pictures


Created: Fri, 17 Jan 2020 23:41:05 +0000

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

Photos of the Knox.biz 40 Under 40 class of 2019 and 2020 Book of Lists celebration

       

More details: Knox.biz 40 Under 40 class of 2019 and 2020 Book of Lists celebration in pictures


Knox.biz announces 40 Under 40 class of 2019


Created: Thu, 16 Jan 2020 15:44:59 +0000

Author: Brenna McDermott, Knoxville News Sentinel

It's that time of year! See who is part of the 2019 class.

       

More details: Knox.biz announces 40 Under 40 class of 2019


Can virtual reality increase flu vaccines? Oak Ridge scientists say new game could help.


Created: Thu, 16 Jan 2020 14:57:48 +0000

Author: Vincent Gabrielle, Knoxville News Sentinel

"Virtual reality has the potential to bring things to life in a way that otherwise can't be done," said a coauthor of a newly released study.

       

More details: Can virtual reality increase flu vaccines? Oak Ridge scientists say new game could help.


Rep. Matthew Hill facing questions over last-minute legislation, contributions


Created: Thu, 16 Jan 2020 11:00:03 +0000

Author: Joel Ebert, Nashville Tennessean

Some East Tennessee residents are raising questions about a measure ushered into law by Rep. Matthew Hill, R-Jonesborough, that created a taxpayer-funded development district.

       

More details: Rep. Matthew Hill facing questions over last-minute legislation, contributions


Old is new again with '76' gas stations coming back to life in Knoxville


Created: Thu, 16 Jan 2020 18:13:37 +0000

Author: John Shearer, Shopper News

What full-service stations do you remember on Kingston Pike? Go back 50 years and find out!

       

More details: Old is new again with '76' gas stations coming back to life in Knoxville


You can't judge a car by its lack of bluster | Sam Venable


Created: Thu, 16 Jan 2020 10:00:19 +0000

Author: Sam Venable, Knoxville News Sentinel

The electric car has a powerful future, even if you don't hear it coming.

       

More details: You can't judge a car by its lack of bluster | Sam Venable


School vouchers: State records provide few details about funds misspent by families


Created: Thu, 16 Jan 2020 04:06:13 +0000

Author: Kimberlee Kruesi, Associated Press

Some Tennessee parents were accused of misspending thousands of dollars in school voucher funds while using state-issued debit cards over the past school year, a review by The Associated Press has found, and state officials say they do not know what many of those purchases were for.

       

More details: School vouchers: State records provide few details about funds misspent by families


As Gov. Bill Lee builds on first year, emerging fractures with Republican lawmakers could shape 2020 for him


Created: Thu, 16 Jan 2020 03:38:26 +0000

Author: Natalie Allison and Joel Ebert, Nashville Tennessean

Lee says he can sleep well at night knowing he has done what is "right and just and fair."

       

More details: As Gov. Bill Lee builds on first year, emerging fractures with Republican lawmakers could shape 2020 for him


Tennessee Supreme Court sets two new execution dates for 2020


Created: Wed, 15 Jan 2020 23:46:51 +0000

Author: Adam Tamburin, Nashville Tennessean

The Tennessee Supreme Court on Wednesday announced new execution dates in 2020 for two death row inmates.

       

More details: Tennessee Supreme Court sets two new execution dates for 2020


In first bill of the year, Tennessee Senate passes legislation allowing adoption agencies to deny gay couples


Created: Wed, 15 Jan 2020 22:39:48 +0000

Author: Natalie Allison, Nashville Tennessean

Discussion on the bill protecting religious adoption agencies from discriminating against same-sex couples, prompted a robust debate, with some Republicans opposing it.

       

More details: In first bill of the year, Tennessee Senate passes legislation allowing adoption agencies to deny gay couples


Christian Academy of Knoxville and Claiborne County Schools closed because of illness


Created: Wed, 15 Jan 2020 21:25:23 +0000

Author: Monica Kast, Knoxville News Sentinel

Christian Academy of Knoxville and Claiborne County Schools will be closed on Thursday and Friday because of illness.

       

More details: Christian Academy of Knoxville and Claiborne County Schools closed because of illness


McGhee Tyson air base lockdown is over. Officials say report of armed person was a misunderstanding


Created: Wed, 15 Jan 2020 21:13:47 +0000

Author: Hayes Hickman and Travis Dorman, Knoxville News Sentinel

No shots were fired, and no one was hurt, officials said.

       

More details: McGhee Tyson air base lockdown is over. Officials say report of armed person was a misunderstanding


Suspect charged with 10 counts of attempted murder after Knox deputies dodge gunfire


Created: Wed, 15 Jan 2020 19:42:02 +0000

Author: Hayes Hickman, Knoxville News Sentinel

Deputies had closed in on the suspects at their Sevierville motel room when several shots were fired through the door.

       

More details: Suspect charged with 10 counts of attempted murder after Knox deputies dodge gunfire


Sgt. Shaun Withers gives update on 'suspicious activity' at McGhee Tyson Air Base


Created: Wed, 15 Jan 2020 19:40:10 +0000

Author: Saul Young, Knoxville News Sentinel

Chief Master Sgt. Shaun Withers updates the media after a report of a suspicious person armed with a gun sparked fears of an active shooter.

       

More details: Sgt. Shaun Withers gives update on 'suspicious activity' at McGhee Tyson Air Base


2020 MLK Interfaith Service in pictures


Created: Thu, 16 Jan 2020 15:55:14 +0000

Author: Knoxville News Sentinel

Martin Luther King Jr. Interfaith Service 2020

       

More details: 2020 MLK Interfaith Service in pictures


McGhee Tyson Air National Guard Base on lockdown


Created: Wed, 15 Jan 2020 19:45:47 +0000

Author: Knoxville News Sentinel

Authorities locked down the base near Knoxville after a report of a suspicious person armed with a gun sparked fears of an active shooter.

       

More details: McGhee Tyson Air National Guard Base on lockdown


Report of armed person sparks lockdown at McGhee Tyson Air Base


Created: Wed, 15 Jan 2020 18:52:40 +0000

Author: Angela M. Gosnell, Knoxville News Sentinel

Authorities locked down McGhee Tyson Air National Guard Base after a report of a suspicious person armed with a gun sparked fears of an active shooter.

       

More details: Report of armed person sparks lockdown at McGhee Tyson Air Base


Marvel movies inspire UT engineering student's 3-D printer creations


Created: Wed, 15 Jan 2020 14:41:09 +0000

Author: John Shearer, Shopper News

"I take things from different movies and make them more real," he said. "I am trying to bridge the gap between science fiction and reality."

       

More details: Marvel movies inspire UT engineering student's 3-D printer creations


Warning: Experts declare no recession imminent | David Moon


Created: Wed, 15 Jan 2020 11:00:23 +0000

Author: David Moon, Knoxville News Sentinel

Ten well-known investors and economists convened and agreed that the U.S. will not slip into a recession this year — and oddly enough, that's concerning.

       

More details: Warning: Experts declare no recession imminent | David Moon


Join us this year as we launch the Knoxville Storytellers Project!


Created: Wed, 15 Jan 2020 10:00:22 +0000

Author: Knoxville News Sentinel

Stories aren't just told in print and online. Some of the best ones are told live, in person, on a stage.

       

More details: Join us this year as we launch the Knoxville Storytellers Project!


Anderson County leaders say they're weighing public health study over coal ash worries


Created: Wed, 15 Jan 2020 09:00:06 +0000

Author: Jamie Satterfield, Knoxville News Sentinel

Residents raised a litany of health concerns at a public meeting, with some saying they are convinced they've been harmed by exposure to toxins.

       

More details: Anderson County leaders say they're weighing public health study over coal ash worries


Gov. Bill Lee confident in Education Commissioner Penny Schwinn's leadership amid department turnover


Created: Wed, 15 Jan 2020 03:35:08 +0000

Author: Jason Gonzales, Nashville Tennessean

In the first nine months under Education Commissioner Penny Schwinn, 223 employees have left the agency, resulting in a turnover rate of about 18%, according to state data.

       

More details: Gov. Bill Lee confident in Education Commissioner Penny Schwinn's leadership amid department turnover


Accused serial bank robber arrested in Florida after ex-wife identifies him


Created: Tue, 14 Jan 2020 19:39:05 +0000

Author: Travis Dorman, Knoxville News Sentinel

Timothy Langford, 57, allegedly used a clipboard to pass notes demanding money to bank tellers in at least three states.

       

More details: Accused serial bank robber arrested in Florida after ex-wife identifies him


Demolition of Broadway Viaduct continues in pictures


Created: Wed, 15 Jan 2020 16:00:57 +0000

Author: Knoxville News Sentinel

Demolition of the 92-year-old Broadway Viaduct continues in Downtown Knoxville.

       

More details: Demolition of Broadway Viaduct continues in pictures


Embattled Rep. David Byrd confirms he isn't seeking reelection


Created: Tue, 14 Jan 2020 17:35:31 +0000

Author: Joel Ebert and Natalie Allison, Nashville Tennessean

Ahead of Tennessee General Assembly's new session, Rep David Byrd, who has faced allegations of sexual assault dating back to the 1980s, explained his decision not to seek reelection.

       

More details: Embattled Rep. David Byrd confirms he isn't seeking reelection


Glenn Jacobs' message on TVA Tower: This deal is too good to pass up


Created: Tue, 14 Jan 2020 15:59:35 +0000

Author: Tyler Whetstone, Knoxville News Sentinel

The ducks are all in a line. The Knox County Commission will vote on the possible move to the TVA East Tower at the end of the month.

       

More details: Glenn Jacobs' message on TVA Tower: This deal is too good to pass up


Allegiant Air adds four new big city destinations from Knoxville


Created: Tue, 14 Jan 2020 16:34:09 +0000

Author: Dawn Gilbertson, Knoxville News Sentinel

Rapidly growing no-frills carrier Allegiant Air is offering one-way introductory fares starting at $33 on some of its new routes.

       

More details: Allegiant Air adds four new big city destinations from Knoxville


Knoxville's beloved Makers Donuts gets a second life with new owners and new location


Created: Tue, 14 Jan 2020 13:50:37 +0000

Author: Brenna McDermott, Knoxville News Sentinel

Wondering if the doughnuts will be the same? If the maple bacon is making a return? We've got the scoop.

       

More details: Knoxville's beloved Makers Donuts gets a second life with new owners and new location


Hey Knoxville, watch for floods today - especially on the roads


Created: Tue, 14 Jan 2020 13:45:32 +0000

Author: Sarah Riley, Knoxville News Sentinel

The National Weather Service in Morristown has issued a hazardous weather outlook.

       

More details: Hey Knoxville, watch for floods today - especially on the roads


Next Step Initiative: show compassion and love


Created: Tue, 14 Jan 2020 11:31:07 +0000

Author: Knoxville News Sentinel

Sisters Rebecca Parr and Addie Arbach on why they founded Next Step Initiative.

       

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After suffering tragedy, sisters help addicted and homeless people


Created: Tue, 14 Jan 2020 11:30:01 +0000

Author: Ali James, Shopper News

Addie Arbach lost her son, reaches out to others with love, compassion.

       

More details: After suffering tragedy, sisters help addicted and homeless people


Gov. Bill Lee claims 'executive privilege,' denies public records


Created: Tue, 14 Jan 2020 11:00:20 +0000

Author: Kimberlee Kruesi and Jonathan Mattise, Associated Press

"Executive privilege" was cited three times during 2019 when denying certain documents from being released to the public. Tennessee statutes do not define executive privilege. The Tennessee Constitution does not mention it.

       

More details: Gov. Bill Lee claims 'executive privilege,' denies public records


Fire crews working to extinguish Knoxville apartment fire


Created: Tue, 14 Jan 2020 14:08:20 +0000

Author: Knoxville News Sentinel

No injuries have been reported.

       

More details: Fire crews working to extinguish Knoxville apartment fire

 
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