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Employees and elections: A guide to workers' voting rights in Tennessee


Created: Fri, 30 Oct 2020 10:29:57 +0000

Author: Allie Clouse, Knoxville News Sentinel

Tennessee employees are legally allowed to vote during work hours. What working voters need to know about their rights this Election Day.

       

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Knox County Schools families reflect on what works and what doesn't with virtual learning


Created: Fri, 30 Oct 2020 10:01:47 +0000

Author: Isabel Lohman, Knoxville News Sentinel

Knox County says in-person learning is best, but families are making virtual work. Their advice? Be patient.

       

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The media's biggest coverage challenge: 2020 election night


Created: Fri, 30 Oct 2020 20:28:30 +0000

Author: Allie Clouse, Knoxville News Sentinel

Americans traditionally default to relying on news outlets to call election winners. But many newsrooms want no part of it.

       

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


Created: Sat, 31 Oct 2020 15:06:47 +0000

Author: Sarah Riley, Knoxville News Sentinel

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

       

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See News Sentinel front pages of every presidential election since 1924


Created: Fri, 30 Oct 2020 11:20:42 +0000

Author: Knoxville News Sentinel

The Knoxville News, The Knoxville News-Sentinel and the News Sentinel share front pages the day after every election since 1924.

       

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Election Day in Tennessee: Your guide to the key races and what you need to remember as you go to the polls


Created: Fri, 30 Oct 2020 11:01:29 +0000

Author: USA Today Network - Tennessee staff, Nashville Tennessean

Tuesday is Election Day in Tennessee. Here's your guide to the key 2020 races and issues in a presidential election year.

       

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Here are the latest coronavirus maps, charts and numbers in Tennessee


Created: Sat, 31 Oct 2020 19:54:21 +0000

Author: USA TODAY NETWORK - Tennessee, Nashville Tennessean

The coronavirus pandemic is spreading through the nation and Tennessee. Here are the latest numbers, and everything else to know about the pandemic.

       

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TN Sec. of State Tre Hargett on voters trusting election results


Created: Sat, 31 Oct 2020 10:51:03 +0000

Author: Tyler Whetstone, USA TODAY NETWORK – Tennessee

TN Sec. of State Tre Hargett said voters should feel confident in the state's election results and said precincts will be safe and clean Tuesday.

       

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Knoxville voting guide: Everything you need to know about the election


Created: Mon, 26 Oct 2020 17:52:04 +0000

Author: Allie Clouse, Knoxville News Sentinel

Have questions about voting in Knoxville? Whether you're casting a ballot by mail or in person, Knox News is here to help voters ace this election.

       

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Tennessee sports betting is about to be legal. Here's how it'll work.


Created: Sat, 31 Oct 2020 02:30:03 +0000

Author: Cassandra Stephenson, Nashville Tennessean

Online sports gambling will go live in Tennessee at 12:01 a.m. central standard time on Sunday, Nov. 1, 2020. Here's what to expect.

       

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Working the polls: Two experienced poll officials talk about the importance of voting


Created: Fri, 30 Oct 2020 23:04:37 +0000

Author: Caitie McMekin, Knoxville News Sentinel

Tobertha Jackson and Amiee Smith, two poll officials in Knox County, talk about what their job is like and the importance of voting.

       

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Sen. Lamar Alexander honored for The Great American Outdoors Act


Created: Fri, 30 Oct 2020 23:00:22 +0000

Author: Knoxville News Sentinel

Sen. Lamar Alexander honored by NPS and Gov. Bill Lee for his work on The Great American Outdoors Act, Friday, Oct. 30, 2020.

       

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'Overworked and underpaid': UT custodians want hazard pay for working through COVID-19 pandemic


Created: Fri, 30 Oct 2020 21:10:35 +0000

Author: Monica Kast, Knoxville News Sentinel

Custodians responsible for cleaning the dorms at UT say they want hazard pay and a $15 minimum wage for working during the COVID-19 pandemic.

       

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UT dorm custodians call for hazard pay, livable wage at on-campus rally


Created: Fri, 30 Oct 2020 19:34:44 +0000

Author: Brianna Paciorka, USA TODAY NETWORK – Tennessee

Dorm custodians at the University of Tennessee at Knoxville are calling for the university to pay a $2.50 hazard pay and a $15 minimum wage because of the COVID-19 exposure they face cleaning campus dormitories.

       

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UT dorm custodian Joyce Leeper speaks at a rally calling for the university to pay dorm custodians hazard pay, livable wage


Created: Fri, 30 Oct 2020 19:34:43 +0000

Author: Knoxville News Sentinel

Joyce Leeper, custodian at Clement Hall at the University of Tennessee at Knoxville, speaks at a rally calling for the university to pay dorm custodians hazard pay, livable wage

       

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Federal Extended Benefits unemployment program to end Saturday for 3,000 jobless Tennesseans


Created: Fri, 30 Oct 2020 22:47:50 +0000

Author: Cassandra Stephenson, Nashville Tennessean

For about 3,000 jobless Tennesseans receiving benefits through the federal Extended Benefits program, the payment for the week ending Nov. 7 will be their last.

       

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Scruffy Stuff: We visit Xul for 'aggressive' beer and talk with health board's Ani Roma


Created: Fri, 30 Oct 2020 19:12:11 +0000

Author: Ryan Wilusz, Knoxville News Sentinel

Bentley Blackshear joins to talk Xul Beer Company's opening plans. Ani Roma dials in to discuss being appointed a citizen member of the health board.

       

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University of Tennessee expands a scholarship program to include Central High students


Created: Fri, 30 Oct 2020 19:03:28 +0000

Author: Isabel Lohman, Knoxville News Sentinel

Central High School is now one of 38 schools deemed a "flagship" school making its student eligible for more scholarship money from UT.

       

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Tennessee state secretary says voters should have confidence in election results and safe polls


Created: Fri, 30 Oct 2020 18:30:31 +0000

Author: Tyler Whetstone, Knoxville News Sentinel

Tennessee Secretary of State Tre Hargett's 95-county tour ended in Knoxville, where he presented statewide student mock election results.

       

More details: Tennessee state secretary says voters should have confidence in election results and safe polls


Half of all registered Tennessee voters have already cast ballots, state shatters early voting record


Created: Fri, 30 Oct 2020 21:56:35 +0000

Author: Mariah Timms, Nashville Tennessean

Early voting ended on Thursday, and the state is on pace to exceed 2016's total for those casting ballots.

       

More details: Half of all registered Tennessee voters have already cast ballots, state shatters early voting record


At least one Zoo Knoxville tiger has the virus causing COVID-19. What happens now?


Created: Fri, 30 Oct 2020 17:38:37 +0000

Author: Ryan Wilusz, Knoxville News Sentinel

Two tigers at Zoo Knoxville are presumed positive after experiencing mild coughing and signs of tiredness and decreased appetite.

       

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As COVID-19 sickens more Tennesseans than ever, hospitals can only stretch so far


Created: Fri, 30 Oct 2020 17:37:38 +0000

Author: Brett Kelman, Nashville Tennessean

The Tennessee coronavirus outbreak is escalating, particularly in rural counties, and setting new records for hospitalizations daily.

       

More details: As COVID-19 sickens more Tennesseans than ever, hospitals can only stretch so far


Tag-team rapists used Knox County as hunting grounds, Smoky Mountains as attack site


Created: Fri, 30 Oct 2020 17:21:52 +0000

Author: Jamie Satterfield, Knoxville News Sentinel

They described it as a date night — trolling Chapman Highway for vulnerable victims to rape in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park.

       

More details: Tag-team rapists used Knox County as hunting grounds, Smoky Mountains as attack site


University of Tennessee lifts visitor restriction in campus housing as active COVID-19 cases remain low


Created: Fri, 30 Oct 2020 16:39:39 +0000

Author: Monica Kast, Knoxville News Sentinel

The University of Tennessee imposed restrictions on visitors as active COVID-19 cases spiked on campus. That restriction has been lifted.

       

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REPLAY: University of Tennessee chancellor Donde Plowman gives campus update on COVID-19


Created: Fri, 30 Oct 2020 15:56:25 +0000

Author: Angela M. Gosnell, Knoxville News Sentinel

University of Tennessee chancellor Donde Plowman will be giving an update on the campus response to the COVID-19 pandemic.

       

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Knox County virtual learning families share advice on virtual learning


Created: Fri, 30 Oct 2020 10:01:43 +0000

Author: Brianna Paciorka, USA TODAY NETWORK – Tennessee

Knox County Schools virtual learning families share their advice for families sticking with or moving to virtual learning for the upcoming spring semester

       

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Edna Gibson shares some of the things she does to help her students with virtual learning


Created: Fri, 30 Oct 2020 10:01:42 +0000

Author: Brianna Paciorka, USA TODAY NETWORK – Tennessee

Edna Gibson shares some of the things she does to help her Knox County Schools students with virtual learning

       

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How did the pandemic change Bryan Coker's approach during his first months of being Maryville College's president?


Created: Fri, 30 Oct 2020 02:00:31 +0000

Author: Brianna Paciorka, USA TODAY NETWORK – Tennessee

Maryville College President Bryan Coker talks about how the COVID-19 pandemic changed his approach during his first months on the job.

       

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A resource for the region: New Maryville College president on leading the school


Created: Fri, 30 Oct 2020 02:00:33 +0000

Author: Monica Kast, Knoxville News Sentinel

New Maryville College president Bryan Coker's approach has been that the school is "of the region, but for the region."

       

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Xül Beer Company opens downtown taproom


Created: Fri, 30 Oct 2020 02:00:16 +0000

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

Xül Beer Company opens its first taproom on E. 5th Ave. in the 4th & Gill neighborhood on Oct. 30, 2020.

       

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