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Positively Living opens clinic to provide care to all with HIV

The red ribbon out front of Positively Living's new office space wasn't for remembrance or awareness this time.Board members and local dignitaries cut the ribbon Thursday afternoon to celebrate a new venture for the nonprofit, which serves people who are HIV-positive and have other challenges: Choice Health Network, a medical clinic for people with HIV...

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KPD: Man charged with first degree murder of father

On Saturday night, Knoxville police responded to 206 Gayview Drive after receiving several calls that an argument was occurring at an apartment.Upon arrival at around 10:38 p.m., officers approached the residence and a male slammed the apartment door shut. Through a window, officers observed a male lying on the floor not moving...

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Kroger recalls ice cream bars, frozen biscuits over listeria concerns

Kroger has recalled two items sold in Knoxville-area stores because they could be contaminated with Listeria.The recalls include Kroger Arctic Blasters Ice Cream Bars, both the regular and no sugar added versions. The items have a sell-by date of Jan. 1, 2018 through Dec. 31, 2018. The UPC codes are 11110-57120 and 11110-57885...

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When to go to the emergency room for the flu

Hospitals across East Tennessee are flooded with patients to check if they have the flu. Local 8 News checked in with UT Medical Center, who said they've been busy."We've seen steadily increasing volumes of influenza patients presenting for care," said Mark Rasnake, a UT Medical Center infectious disease physician. "We are close to capacity, not quite as bad as other facilities in the state have been, but we're seeing a lot of flu."..

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Airbnb draws scrutiny, regulations as guest stays surge in Tennessee

Even as Tennessee’s hotel industry continues to grow, short-term rentals such as Airbnb are growing, too — perhaps proportionately faster than hotels, considering their late start.That hasn’t resulted in full-scale pushback from traditional lodging, but the growing presence of short-term rentals in urban neighborhoods has led to some local regulation and talk of more...

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Sevierville Police to offer self-defense class for women

The Sevierville Police Department is hosting a class to help women defend themselves.The 9-hour Rape Aggression Defense (R.A.D.) class will be held Feb. 1, 8 and 15 from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.Participants must attend every class and no make-up classes will be available.The first class will be at the police department and the rest will be held at the Sevierville Civic Center. ..

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Knoxville residents can apply for AirBNB permits

Starting this week, Knoxville residents who want to operate an AirBNB can apply for a permit from the city of Knoxville.The city adopted new short-term rental ordinances in November. Now, hosts have to acquire a permit and business license to rent their home through AirBNB....

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Knoxville’s Broadway Studios and Gallery Announces Its January Gallery Show 'Vision' by Misty Tippens

Misty Tippens presents her show ‘Vision’ as the January artist opening Jan. 5 with a First Friday celebration 5-9 p.m. and will stay on exhibit until Jan. 27 at Broadway Studios and Gallery. .

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    When to go to the emergency room for the flu

    Hospitals across East Tennessee are flooded with patients to check if they have the flu. Local 8 News checked in with UT Medical Center, who said they've been busy."We've seen steadily increasing volumes of influenza patients presenting for care," said Mark Rasnake, a UT Medical Center infectious disease physician...

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    AD 2018 is the Year of Jesus Christ

    Two thousand and eighteen years ago something happened that would change the trajectory of history forever. All our times are pin-pointed to this one significant event that we can't erase from our collective memory, no matter how much we may try. For despite what you believe, or don't believe, the simple reality is that every single day of our lives has a date that is based on a time when 'the Word [of God] became flesh and dwelt amongst us' in the person of Jesus Christ...

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    Frisson, the New Faces of Classical Music, to Perform in Oak Ridge

    Frisson is an explosive group of rising stars who are the best and brightest of the recent graduates from top music schools like Juilliard, Curtis and Yale. Led by artistic director and virtuoso oboist, Thomas Gallant, the musicians were chosen through auditions in New York City and are on a tour across the United States....

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    This Is How Much Marketers Know About You Based on One Facebook Like

    Exactly what Cambridge Analytica did, and how how much of an impact it had on the election has been debated in the press for the past year. But its tactics are still frightening to people concerned about online privacy, who believed they represent a future in which political campaigns and corporations exploit our unique vulnerabilities for their gain. It turns out, their fears were not unwarranted....