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Population growth paves the way for Knox County road work

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WATE) — Knoxville and Knox County are growing with no signs of slowing down. With the increase, officials are looking into pedestrian and traffic safety. According to 2020 U.S. Census numbers, the City of Knoxville is home to 190,740 people. This is up from the 178,874 population in 2010.   Continue reading on WATE Keep Reading

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‘The Elf on the Shelf’ Comes to Knoxville

KNOXVILLE, TN — The Elf on the Shelf® is a cherished Christmas tradition celebrated in households around the world. This November, for a seventh straight year, Santa will send some of these magical Scout Elves from the North Pole to Knoxville, Tennessee to be adopted by over two dozen downtown Knoxville businesses. Families are invited… Keep Reading

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Lady Vols fall to No. 11 on AP women’s basketball rankings

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WATE) — Lady Vols Basketball is sitting at No. 11 for the Associated Press Top 25 Women’s Basketball poll after being in No. 5 during the preseason. Prior to the season, the Lady Vols were in their highest rank in seven years. However, after the two losses again Ohio State, 75-87, and Indiana, 67-79, the Lady Vols… Keep Reading

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Parents welcome twins from embryos frozen 30 years ago

In April 1992, Vanessa Williams’ “Save the Best for Last” topped the Billboard 100, Arkansas Gov. Bill Clinton was running for the White House, “Who’s the Boss?” aired its final episode, and the babies born to Rachel and Philip Ridgeway a couple of weeks ago were frozen as embryos. Born on October 31, Lydia and Timothy… Keep Reading

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Sunny and cold Sunday ahead, tracking some rain for Thanksgiving week

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WVLT) – It is another cold day across East Tennessee, and feeling even colder at times this afternoon. Temperatures are slightly warmer this week with more clouds and some rain around Thanksgiving. Join us on the WVLT First Alert Weather app for iPhone or Android, so you can stay informed on the go and in between… Keep Reading

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Google to give state $14.5 million for tracking Tennesseans

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WATE) — Google will be paying over $390 million dollars in a multistate settlement with attorneys general from Tennessee and 39 other states because of its location tracking practices within Google account settings, according to a release from the Tennessee Attorney General’s Office. This lawsuit began following an Associated Press article from 2018 revealed that revealed Google “records your movements… Keep Reading

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East Tennessee students showcase their art at regional exhibit

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WATE) — The Knoxville Museum of Art is preparing to house the 17th Annual East Tennessee Regional Art Exhibition this month. “It never ceases to amaze me where the talent is. There are so many gifted children who are interested in the arts, and it thrills my heart to see it continue,” said Stan Hillard, who… Keep Reading

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