Phillip Fulmer signs four-year contract

Director of Athletics, Phillip Fulmer, has signed a four-year contract, according to a release from Tennessee Athletics.The announcement was made Thursday. Fulmer took over as UT's Director of Athletics on Dec. 1, 2017...


Knoxville Police Chief David Rausch applies for TBI Director

- Knoxville Police Chief David Rausch is among 44 people who have applied to become the next director of the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation, according to CBS affiliate WTVF in Nashville.Rausch has been with KPD since 1993. He served in the Patrol Division for most of his time and was also was the Commanding Officer for that division...


Tennessee farmers: Industry is at risk

A lot of anxiety and worry has been on the minds of Tennessee farmers, prompting USDA Secretary Sonny Perdue to visit with agricultural workers across the state on Tuesday.The secretary held a Tax Day event and discussion on tax-reform law, along with several important agricultural issues. ..


Summer EBT program to reduce number of hungry children in East Tenn.

State officials hope no children go hungry this summer, and they're introducing a EBT card for children in some counties to accomplish this.The Tennessee Department of Human Services said it will be mailing the cards to select families with school-age children in Greene, Hancock and Hawkins Counties...


Heavy traffic expected during Pigeon Forge Rod Run

Heavy traffic and delays are expected during the Pigeon Forge Rod Run, scheduled to take place from Thursday, April 19 through Saturday, April 21...


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    Gas prices set to rise amid Syria conflict

    Pump prices will get more expensive this week, due to rising geopolitical tensions in the middle east. The conflict in Syria sent crude prices to their highest point in more than three years, and as a result, motorists are about to feel the pain at the pump.The national average price for gasoline is the highest in more than two years. Sunday's average of $2.71 is the highest since July 2015...


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    New Book About Clergy Sex Abuse: Inhumanity in the Name of Jesus

    Bless Me Father, For You Have Sinned: Resident Evil in a Catholic Church populated with Sexual Deviates, Psychopaths, Sadists and NonBelievers, also marketed as Clergy Sex Abuse in the Catholic Church, were published in the summer of 2015. These books were based on Pafumi's initial investigation into the sexual abuse of children by Catholic clergy worldwide...


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    Don't forget that Instagram is creepy, too

    With Facebook in the news for all the wrong reasons this week, it may be tempting to overlook the social media giant's photo-oriented sibling, Instagram. That would be unwise. Instagram, which you should absolutely never forget is owned by Facebook, has around 800 million monthly active users — and it exploits their data for ad targeting much like its scandal-prone big brother. This should worry you...