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- March 26, 2019A University of Tennessee scientist uses Henry David Thoreau’s 19th century observations to chart the effects of climate change.
- March 26, 2019Knox County survey respondents oppose the governor’s proposals on vouchers and charter schools by a wide margin.
- March 25, 2019City Council will consider a proposal to give the next mayor a 14 percent pay boost above Mayor Madeline Rogero’s current salary.
- March 25, 2019For Big Ears founder Ashley Capps, Knoxville itself is a big part of the program. Plus, photos from Big Ears 2019!
- March 22, 2019The international music festival provides an economic injection to downtown businesses and introduces Knoxville to new audiences.
- March 22, 2019Crowded schools and jails, inadequate roads and sidewalks. Lamenting a lack of planning and priorities, Knox County Commissioners plan to set some.
- March 21, 2019The festival's eclectic energy is carrying over to its home city, in many different ways. We trace some of them.
- March 21, 2019Whether they cruise along bucolic Maryville Pike or plunge into the frenzy of Alcoa Highway, these South Knox voters drive on the right side of the political road.
- March 21, 2019A weekly mystery photo to test your knowledge of the local landscape.
- March 20, 2019Knoxville’s Bill Dunn shepherds Gov. Bill Lee’s Education Savings Accounts bill over its first legislative hurdle.
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- Volunteer Ministry Center, with the help of city taxpayers, wants to establish Knoxville’s first ‘low-barrier’ homeless shelter.
- In response to J.D. Vance’s ‘Hillbilly Elegy,’ regional writers stake a claim to political and cultural diversity in the Southern mountains.
- Bill Lee brings his State of the State roadshow to Knoxville, talking workforce, justice and character education.
- A UT healthcare policy expert says expanding Medicaid is needed but wouldn’t be enough on its own to prevent rural hospital closures.
- A report calls for a tax-funded Knox County fire department. County officials want to explore their options.