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Jul 10, 2013

We have a star here in Tennessee!!!  A Knox Couny student with a penchant for baking used her talents to get a ticket to the White House and a special hug from President Obama!  

Jul 10, 2013

We all have places we can’t wait to see or visit. For some of us it’s place where typically you take kids.

 

And that’s what John St-Onge, who’s 63, and his wish was to visit his favorite place even if he is a little older thank a kid. 

Jul 10, 2013

After yesterday's big crash on Alcoa Highway ("I'll Kill Ya Highway")...

 Is it time to turn Alcoa Highway into a Kingston Pike?  Add traffic lights and slow it down?  Would that help? TDOT recommendations:

The project is proposing:

Jul 3, 2013

The City of Knoxville's Festival on the Fourth presented by OneMain Financial promises once again to deliver a wide variety of family fun including entertainment, activities and treats at the City of Knoxville’s Fourth of July celebration.

The free festival begins at 4 p.m. and ends at approximately 10 p.m. at the conclusion of the fireworks display.

Throughout the day festival goers will be treated to good music, good food, good fun and good times on the Festival and Performance lawns of the Worlds' Fair Park. Regal's Kids Zone is sure to please kids of all ages.

Jul 1, 2013

 

Jun 27, 2013

Jessie Frank was having one of those nightmare travel days.  She was heading home to Atlanta to pick up her 12-year-old daughter from diabetes summer camp. And she really wanted to be there because she wanted to be part of the end of camp experience with her daughter. The last day they roast marshmallows, sing, tell stories; it's kinda neat! But there she was stuck at the airport because of weather delays, flight cancellations and a mechanical failure landed Jessie at a Washington, D.C. airport instead.

Jun 20, 2013

We know you love your pets and there's a huge Pet Food Recall:
All Innova, California Natural, EVO, Healthwise, Mother Nature and Karma branded dry pet food and biscuit treats with expiration dates prior to June 10, 2014. Please throw these out immediately and click on the link below for a FULL refund.

http://www.naturapet.com/voluntary_recall/Refund%20Replacment%20Natura%2...

 

Jun 20, 2013

We always talk about how bad texting and driving is or how much the smartphone has taken away that personal connection. There is one GOOD connection that’s happening with iPhone users who use Suri.

 

Jun 19, 2013

A small town in northeast Ohio, is going on social media to stop crimes.

If someone commits a crime, you're risking not only jail time or a fine but a swifter repercussion with a much larger audience: You're in for a social media scolding from police Chief David Oliver and some of his small department's 51,000 Facebook fans.

And Oliver does not mince words.

Jun 18, 2013
The Oklahoman has published a story that suggests KFOR meteorologist Mike Morgan was to blame for the deaths of five Oklahoma City family members after they followed his advice about escaping an oncoming tornado. Virginia Shrum said her brother talked about how he had hidden down in the tunnel from a tornado three years before.