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City Council increased funding for the Behavioral Health Urgent Care Center as the program shifts its treatment focus.

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  • Pay to See
    The Knox County Sheriff’s Office says it can charge labor costs for requests to view public records. Despite long-established state law, a judge may agree.
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  • A Shifting Burden
    As Knox County Commission prepares to pass its 20th straight budget with no property tax increase, we look at what that means for county revenues and property owners.
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  • To Go Barefooted and Be Warm
    Poet Nikki Giovanni returned to her beloved Mulvaney Street for the unveiling of a plaque honoring her life and work.
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  • PILOT Approved for Supreme Court Site
    City Council signed off on a tax incentive plan that allows the redevelopment of a downtown block to move forward.
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  • Speaking His Mind
    Yes, Dean Rice is still a Republican and a Christian. But Tim Burchett’s former chief of staff has expansive definitions of both.
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