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Basketball pioneer Lusia Harris dies at 66

Basketball Hall of Famer Lusia Harris has died. She was 66. Harris' family said she died in Mississippi on Tuesday. ...


Country musician Dallas Frazier passes away at 82

Washington [US], January 16 (ANI): Country singer-songwriter Dallas Frazier behind hits like The Oak Ridge Boys' 'Elvira' has died at ...


LSU basketball team stranded in Tuscaloosa; Tigers heading straight to Knoxville on Thursday - LSU

LSU basketball team stranded in Tuscaloosa; Tigers heading straight to Knoxville on Thursday The Advocate ...


Woman struck, injured by train in downtown Knoxville

The name of the woman was not released. It happened about 3 p.m. Tuesday. ...


East Tennessee could see some snow again this week!

A chilly and active pattern means that more wintry weather is possible this week. ...


Reward increases in unsolved 2021 East Knoxville double killing

The two victims from the January 2021 Mag Lounge shooting were identified as Marquis Nolan, 23, and Jonah Caldwell, 25. ...


Hundreds returned to Summit Towers apartments after evacuation

After a small fire disabled an apartment complex's elevator on Tuesday, hundreds had to evacuate. Some residents said they are ...


TN accepting applications for $1 million in grants to support volunteer fire departments

The state program said it can give out a total of $1 million in grants, helping volunteer fire departments buy ...


Happy National Popcorn Day! Here's how to get your gourmet fix

Whether you like the buttery, movie theater kind, or the sweet, kettle corn variety, there's plenty to enjoy of the ...


Gov. Lee's State of the State address scheduled for Jan. 31

The joint session of the General Assembly will take place in the House Chamber of the Tennessee State Capitol at ...


THP trooper grabs a shovel to dig out more than a dozen vehicles

When semi-trucks and cars stalled out, Anderson County Trooper Jacob Wiser literally grabbed a shovel and started digging people out ...


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Buyers warm to Asian stocks, major indices advance across the board

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - Stocks in Asia were on the boil on Thursday with the major indices across the region ...

Nepali importers suffer from delayed shipments from China

LISTIKOT, Nepal Traders importing goods from China complain about the delayed shipments by Chinese authorities. The shipments supposed to reach ...

Tesla looks to Mozambique to replace China for minerals

AUSTIN, TEXAS: In a first-of-its-kind deal aimed at reducing its dependence on China for graphite, Tesla is turning to Mozambique ...

U.S. stocks crumble again, dollar edges down

NEW YORK, New York - In the face of looming interest rate hikes, U.S. stock markets continued to shed weight ...

British Petroleum says EV charging to become profitable soon

LONDON, England: Oil giant British Petroleum (BP) has said that the use of its pulse electric vehicle chargers is "on ...

Amazon UK says it will accept Visa credit cards for purchases

LONDON, England: In a statement on January 17, Amazon UK said it has canceled plans to stop accepting Visa credit ...

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As British face inflation, government freezes BBC subscription fee

LONDON, England: The British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) faces a major financial setback following a recent announcement by the government to ...

40 Awards winner broadcaster passes away at 75

DUBLIN, Ireland - Jim Fahy, RT's former Western Editor, has died after a short illness. Mr. Fahy, 75, retired as ...

State efforts to close the K-12 digital divide may come up short

In 2021, New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy announced that education officials in his state had "closed" the digital divide by ...

5G rollout delayed after airline protest

At&T and Verizon heed airline complaint that 5G would make air traffic unsafeMajor US cell carriers have agreed to postpone ...

French Court Finds Far-Right Politician Guilty of Hate Speech

A French court found far-right French presidential candidate and political commentator Eric Zemmour guilty Monday of inciting racial hatred and ...

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Number of births in China lowest ever

BEIJING, China: On Monday, statistics showed Mainland China's birth rate has dropped to a record low of 7.52 births per ...


5G cellular could be 'catastrophic' in aviation: US airline officials

CHICAGO, Illinois: According to U.S. airline officials, the introduction of a new 5G service could cause U.S. air traffic to ...


As British face inflation, government freezes BBC subscription fee

LONDON, England: The British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) faces a major financial setback following a recent announcement by the government to ...


US Supreme Court to rule on religious rights of football coach

WASHINGTON D.C.: The U.S. Supreme Court said it would hear an appeal from a former high school football coach who ...


US snow storm leaves thousands without power

CHARLOTTE, North Carolina: The eastern United States was hit by a severe winter storm on January 16, packing heavy snow, ...


Norwegian Caribbean cruise remains in St. Martin as cruise canceled

PHILIPSBURG, St. Martin: Norwegian Cruise Line canceled, mid-voyage, a ten-day Caribbean cruise on the Norwegian Gem due to COVID-19, leaving ...


Hotel Review

Hyatt Regency New Orleans

Expectations were high for this top of the line Hyatt product in "The Big Easy". The taxi rolled up to the rear of the ...

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