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Knoxville-area groups team up to help fight child hunger

According to the Tennessee Department of Health Services, one in every four kids in Tennessee deal with hunger every day. Many families rely on school systems for meals throughout the year, but when summer comes, meals are hard to come by. This summer, a statewide event known as Tennessee Summer Food Services is offering breakfasts and lunches… Keep Reading

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How gas prices have changed in Knoxville in the last week

Prices at the pump are down several cents on average this week compared to last as the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries announced it will continue production cuts for oil through the remainder of this year and into the next. A gallon of regular gasoline remains roughly the same price on average as it was this… Keep Reading

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Stowers Machinery Foundation donates $100,000 to support Roane State’s new health science campus in Knoxville

Stowers Machinery Foundation donates $100,000 to support Roane State’s new health science campus in Knoxville The Stowers Machinery Foundation recently donated $100,000 to support Roane State’s new Knox Regional Health Science Education Center. The campus is currently under construction in West Knoxville and is expected to open in the fall of 2025. Continue reading on… Keep Reading

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‘It’s not the teachers, it is the test that is causing the problems’ | Moms speak after learning their third-graders did not pass TCAP tests

Two students from different school districts recently learned they did not pass the ELA portion of the Tennessee Comprehensive Assessment Program exam — meaning they face being held back in the third grade if they don’t complete remedial pathways. Their parents said they did not pass the exam despite months of preparation and consistently good grades. One… Keep Reading

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80 units in North Knoxville apartment community improved by weatherization program in KUB area

A Knoxville apartment community was weatherized through a new program in the Knoxville Utilities Board area. A release from the utility company on Wednesday said 80 units were weatherized at the Summercrest Apartment complex. The Multifamily Weatherization Assistance Program operates under the Tennessee Housing Development Agency. Through it, the International Center for Appropriate and Sustainable Technology completed… Keep Reading

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Baseball Central: NCAA Knoxville Regional

After sweating it out on Selection Monday, the Indiana Baseball team (32-24-1) earned an at-large bid to the NCAA Baseball Tournament for the second-straight season. It’s the third regional the Hoosiers have reached under head coach Jeff Mercer and the eighth that the program has made since 2013. IU earned a spot as the No. 3 seed in… Keep Reading

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People across Knoxville gather to honor East Tennessee veterans

People from across Knoxville gathered this Memorial Day to pay respect to those who lost their lives serving our country. At the East Tennessee Veterans Memorial, volunteers took turns reading aloud over 6,000 names of service members who have died, a practice that was also demonstrated at the Knoxville National Cemetery. Continue reading on WATE… Keep Reading

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