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By a razor-thin margin, City Council opted to ease restrictions on development in Knox County’s rural areas.

 

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    Breaking Barriers
    A diverse crowd gathers in Burlington to identify obstacles to spreading the benefits of Knoxville’s economic development.
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    Knox County considers an ordinance to allow microbreweries, as craft beer looks toward the suburbs.
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    The Rogero Administration plans to sell a building in East Knoxville to a developer for conversion to studio space for artists and small-scale manufacturers.
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    LMU plans to start preliminary work on renovating Magdalen Clarke Tower immediately after the holidays.
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    Sex Week’s organizers say the event will go forward even as a new campus system for student events aims to isolate it.
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    The Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians is negotiating with Ancient Lore Village executives to build resorts in Sevier County and Cherokee, N.C.
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    Closing the Gap
    Between the primary and the general election, some second-place Council candidates made big gains — and one fell just short of a comeback victory.
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    This North Knoxville area has residents with a wide range of incomes who reliably vote for Democrats.
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