A Loudon County family enjoying a day at Dollywood came home to find their two-story house in flames Sunday afternoon. Loudon County firefighters responded to the Lakeland Drive house fire shortly after 3:00 p.m. Sunday. They say the fire started on the second floor. Firefighters contained the flames to the second floor, but by that time it had already badly damaged the house. Between the ...
Natalie Young looks at her little brother and sees joy. The gleeful squeals that brighten the redhead's freckled face. The vibrant eyes that shine out from behind his glasses. "It's amazing to see him smile with everything he does," Natalie, 13, said of her brother, Dylan, 9. Particularly when everything he does is such a challenge. Dylan was born with one side of his ...
Large hail of up to a quarter and half-dollar-size fell on parts of Knox, Anderson and Blount counties Sunday afternoon. Severe storm warnings for Knox and several other counties were allowed to expire, but a warning for Anderson Co. remained in effect until 2:30 ...
Severe Thunderstorm warning for Loudon Co., Morgan Co., Roane Co. until 1:15 p.m. The national weather service Doppler Radar indicated a severe thunderstorm that could produce quarter size hail and damaging winds in excess of 60 mph. The storm was located near Kingston at 12:12 p.m. moving southeast at 15 mph. The National Weather Service says that this is a dangerous storm. It advisses ...
KNOXVILLE - A north Knox County man is being charged with the murder of his brother, who was found lying in a pool of blood early Saturday morning, according to the Knox County Sheriff's ...
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Highland Games: Be Scottish, if only for the weekend. The 2013 Smoky Mountain Highland Games are this weekend on the campus of Maryville College. Gates open at 8:30 a.m. today. The event includes athletic competitions in such events as tossing the caber or haggis, lots of music and activities for tartan-clad children. A worship service scheduled for 9:30 a.m. includes a parade of the attending ...
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Gov. Bill Haslam wants states to have the power to collect the tax, arguing it is money that is already owed. Some small businesses in Duncan's Knoxville-based congressional district take the same position and say it's a matter of fairness: They already are required by law to collect the tax and send it to the state, but out-of-state online retailers are ...
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Of the forty five U.S. senators who voted down Wednesday's gun reform bill, 42 have received funding from arms manufacturers or their agents.
The London newspaper The Guardian revealed the statistic on Thursday citing a study dating back to 1990.
On Capitol Hill, 45% of the Senate was able to derail a proposal that polls say is supported by roughly 90% of Americans.
"Everyone who voted yesterday knows after reading that bill, in their heart of hearts, that the bill would have made America safer," MSNBC's co-host Mika Brzezinski said on Thursday's Morning Joe. "We are the 90%," his co-host Joe Scarborough added. "And 90% will not be ignored."
Forty one Republicans voted against the bill, as did four Democrats.
"All in all this was a pretty shameful day for Washington," President Barack Obamai, in company with victims of gun violence, told a press conference in the Rose Garden Wednesday.
Seven amendments were put up, covering assault weapons, high-capacity magazines and straw purchases. All 7 amendments were defeated.
The senators who opposed the bills were:
1. Sen. Lamar Alexander (R-TN)
2. Sen. Kelly Ayotte (R-NH)
3. Sen. ...
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