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Tennessee ranks 7th best state for early retirees

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WVLT/WMC) — A new study ranked Tennessee as the No. 7 best state for people to retire early. The study found that 4 in 10 people retire sooner than they planned either by choice or by other circumstances like health issues. The rankings considered income, housing costs, insurance premiums and other important factors for… Keep Reading

Top 10 coaches in Tennessee sports history

10. Rod Delmonico – Baseball (1990-2007) Delmonico led the Vols to one of the best stretches in program history, making it to the College World Series in 1995, 2001 and 2005. Tennessee won the SEC East four times in Delmonico’s 14 seasons and won the SEC in 1993, 1994 and 1995. Delmonico also made the… Keep Reading

Labor Dept: TVA illegally fired whistleblower

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. — The U.S. Department of Labor has ruled in favor of a nuclear engineer who says the Tennessee Valley Authority fired her in retaliation for reporting safety and personnel concerns. According to the Labor Department order obtained by the Knoxville News Sentinel, the federal agency is ordering the utility to restore Beth Wetzel’s job… Keep Reading

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Knoxville hosts 10th annual veterans expo and job fair

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WVLT) — The Tennessee Veterans Business Association is set to host its 10th Annual Veterans Expo and Job Fair Tuesday. The event is the largest veterans job fair in the southeast. The free event will be held from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Hotel Knoxville. The TVBA event will begin a keynote… Keep Reading

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Diving Opens 2020 Schedule At Tennessee

Knoxville, Tenn- The Arkansas diving team opens the 2020 schedule by competing in the Tennessee Diving Invitational January 3-5 at the Jones Aquatic Center in Knoxville, Tenn. Sophomore Estilla Mosena and Freshman Josephine Matalone are set to face divers from 13 schools, including: Alabama, Auburn, Georgia, ECU, Iowa State, LSU, Minnesota, NC State, Princeton, SMU, Virginia… Keep Reading

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East Tennesseans aim to get healthy in 2020

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WVLT) A new year means new goals for millions across the country and in East Tennessee. “I was making good foods, so I wanted to take it a step further, so I thought well i’ll go to the gym,” Amanda Falk said. She is just one of nearly 40% of Americans who said they… Keep Reading

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