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PREVIEW: Tennessee vs. Virginia, College World Series

OMAHA, Neb. — The stage is set. Tennessee baseball starts its chase for the national crown Sunday at 2:00 p.m. ET as the Vols face Virginia in the opening round of the College World Series. The game will be aired on ESPN2. Tom Hart (play-by-play), VFL Chris Burke (analyst) and...
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Go, Vols! | Fans flock to Omaha to cheer on the Vols in College World Series

OMAHA, Neb. — Vol Nation is not small, and its people are not shy about showing their true colors — Tennessee Orange!. Crews with WBIR set off to follow the baseball team to Omaha on Saturday. Wherever they went, orange was nearby as fans from Knoxville, Raleigh and cities across the U.S. flocked to Nebraska for the College World Series.
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Sevierville Police asking for help finding parents of two children found alone

SEVIERVILLE, Tenn. — The Sevierville Police Department is asking for help from the public to find the parents or caregivers of two children found alone Saturday evening. They said the children were found in the Wyndham Resort area, on Collier Drive at around 6:30 p.m. Saturday. One is a boy and another is a girl. However, police said the children could not give information about their names, where they may live or where they may have been staying.
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KFD: No injuries reported after house fire in North Knoxville

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. — Flames spread through a vacant house that was in the process of being renovated on Saturday. The Knoxville Fire Department said crews received calls about the fire at 5:47 p.m. and arrived to find black smoke spewing from the house. They said nobody was in the house, since it was undergoing renovations and no injuries were reported due to the fire.
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Fire up the grill! | UT hosts Smoking School, teaching techniques for cooking meats

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. — The University of Tennessee Institute of Agriculture taught people an important lesson for the summer on Saturday — how to properly smoke meat. They hosted a Smoking School in the Brehm Animal Science Building Arena from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. There, they showed people how to properly prepare ribs, pork and all kinds of summertime favorites so that smoky flavors were in every bite.
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Family continues searching for answers 1 year after fatal Knoxville shooting

KNOXVILLE, Tenn — One year ago, 24-year-old Aseal Iysheh was found dead in Knoxville after being shot in the BJ's Food Mart parking lot on East Magnolia Avenue. In January the family raised the reward money for information to $20,000. Now six months later, they've more than doubled it to $50,000 for information leading to the arrest of the person or persons responsible for her death.
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'You can be anywhere and you can be anyone' | Big Gay Soirée kicks off to benefit Knox Pride

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. — Tickets sold out for an event in downtown Knoxville meant to remind people that they can be anyone. It was called the "Big Gay Soirée" and it was organized at Central Depot. Funds raised from the event benefited Knox Pride, an organization that works to provide educations, cultural and information programs supporting the LGBTQ+ community in East Tennessee.
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Norris police officer recognized for saving man's life in April

NORRIS, Tennessee — A Norris police officer received a letter of commendation on Friday for doing what he said was just a part of his job — saving another man's life. In April, Lt. David Campbell was dispatched to a home. When he arrived, he spotted a man who was unresponsive so he immediately started administering CPR. He had recently been trained on it, and officials said his actions made it possible to bring the man to a hospital and save him.