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Knoxville Tea Party supporters protest IRS: 'Our concern is that the IRS is too big, and it’s too political'
Published 05/22/2013 at 4 a.m.
A lunchtime protest Tuesday outside the Knoxville office of the IRS drew about two dozen people of all ages.
Tea Party protests outside Knoxville IRS office
Published 05/21/2013 at 3:13 p.m.
KNOXVILLE — About two dozen people turned out today for a protest outside the Knoxville office of the IRS.
Pilot CEO to answer trucking execs questions
Published 05/15/2013 at 6:34 p.m.
Jimmy Haslam will take questions from trucking executives from around the country today, one month after the federal raid on his company’s Knoxville headquarters and in the midst of more than a half-dozen lawsuits filed by trucking companies.
Leon Houston accused of death threat
Published 05/14/2013 at 4 a.m.
Leon Houston returned to court Monday to face a new federal charge — threatening to kill his ex-lawyer.
Officials: Drug warnings starts at home
Published 05/13/2013 at 7:37 p.m.
A weeklong campaign against drug abuse in East Tennessee kicked off Monday with a message to parents — talk to your kids before it’s too late.
City, county mark National Prevention Week with reminder: Talk to your kids about drugs
Published 05/13/2013 at 12:12 p.m.
KNOXVILLE — City and county officials kicked off National Prevention Week today with a message to parents on the importance of talking to their children about drugs.
Kelly Hunt, wounded diplomat with ET ties, continues to improve
Published 05/10/2013 at 7:47 p.m.
A former News Sentinel employee seriously injured in a suicide bombing in Afghanistan continues to make progress.
State, feds raid West Knoxville clinic, weight-loss center
Published 05/09/2013 at 7:51 p.m.
State and federal agents spent Thursday searching through files and turning away patients at a West Knoxville clinic and weight-loss center.
Ex-Dollar General store manager recalls gunfight with robber; 911 audio tapes released
Published 05/03/2013 at 5:30 a.m.
The gun glinted in the dark as the man turned toward Anthony Smith and fired. “I saw the gun,” Smith said. “I heard the shot. I didn’t hit the ground. I fired.”
Knox school security guard on leave after shooting at club
Published 05/02/2013 at 4 a.m.
A Knox County Schools security guard could face charges after a weekend shooting outside a private club, authorities said Wednesday.
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