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Where is it legal to shoot fireworks in East Tennessee?

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. — The Fourth of July is approaching, and some people are stocking up on fireworks to fill the night sky with booms and bright lights. However, it isn’t legal to shoot fireworks everywhere in East Tennessee. Some cities also have their own rules regarding whether people can shoot fireworks. A quick list of those counties… Keep Reading

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Knox Co. college readiness program expanding across Tennessee

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. — A Knox County program that supports students as they transition from high school life into college is expanding across Tennessee through tnAchieves. Knox Promise connects students receiving tuition help through the Tennessee Promise program with a “completion Coach” to support them during college. This person is meant to help address additional needs… Keep Reading

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What is a Blue Alert?

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WVLT) – The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation issued two Blue Alerts on Tuesday, but many are left wondering: what is a Blue Alert? Continue Reading on WVLT Keep Reading

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Local tips and trends for National Beautician’s Day

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WATE) – Look and feel your best with top beauty secrets from the experts themselves. Sunday, June 26 was National Beautician’s Day, and what better way to celebrate than seeing these experts do what they do best? Continue Reading on LIVING EAST TENNESSEE Keep Reading

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Three sales tax holidays coming soon in Tennessee

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WVLT) – Heads up! There are three sales tax holidays in Tennessee this year, and all of them are coming up soon. In addition to the traditional sales tax holiday on clothing, school supplies and computers, the Tennessee General Assembly approved two additional tax-free days, one for groceries and the other for gun… Keep Reading

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RESULTS: Men’s USA Cycling Professional Road Race Championship Top 10

Knoxville, Tenn. (WATE) — Kyle Murphy won the men’s USA Cycling Professional Road Race Championship on Sunday. Murphy completed the 17-lap, 118.5-mile course across downtown and South Knoxville in a time of four hours, 27 minutes and 48 seconds. He came in just seconds before Tyler Stites and Magnus Sheffield. Last year, Murphy took home third. Continue Reading on WATE Keep Reading

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Extra boost added to Neyland Stadium renovations

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WVLT) – The University of Tennessee Board of Trustees voted to approve an increase in the budget for the Neyland Stadium renovations Thursday. The board voted to increase the budget by $108 million. In 2017, the board approved spending $180 million for the renovations and this new approval brings the total project spending up to… Keep Reading

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Olympic Day introduces kids to USA Cycling, Olympians

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WATE) — Cyclists from across the country are competing in USA Cycling events in Oak Ridge and Knoxville this weekend. But wouldn’t it be great to meet them in person? Now you can. Everyone is invited to meet Olympic athletes and pro racers from 10 a.m. to noon on Saturday, June 25, at Safety… Keep Reading

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