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Mayor Rogero and Chief Thomas address an Internal Affairs investigation into lewd behavior in the KPD ranks and alleged inaction by supervisors.

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  • ‘We Want to See the Big Picture’
    An alliance of residents and civic groups across Knox County comes together to push for better planning and infrastructure.
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  • Lawfully Wedded?
    As a legal challenge holds up a law on marriage officiating, some ask why the state gets to say who’s allowed to administer the vows.
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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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