Monthly Archives: January 2013

“Where am I?” photo quiz Vol. II

Thanks to everyone who dropped in and took a stab at the location of last week’s inaugural “Where am I?” – which was the bike pump outside of TVB on Magnolia. UPDATE: Answer added below This week’s entry* is less streets … Continue reading

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Police adding officers?

You all may have heard from Donila at his Porch that Police Chief David Rausch wants some more officers on the staff, after his report today that the sheriff wants more for schools. Last year he didn’t ask for as many positions, … Continue reading

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Eight months of work on MLK starting, so are lane closures

From a release. Be sure to check out the handy website link at the bottom:             Construction is set to begin on a project to improve stormwater drainage along Martin Luther King Jr. Avenue. The work is expected to take … Continue reading

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More from TN mayors on gun policy

Today we ran a piece looking at what mayors of the city’s Big 4 cities had to say on the issue of gun control. Here’s what we couldn’t get in the paper. Knoxville Mayor Madeline Rogero She and police chief David … Continue reading

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Haulin’ Ice: City, county offices closed, Rogero’s DC trip, and Burchett’s bunk ride

(Scroll down for info on Mayor Madeline Rogero’s trip to D.C.) Knoxville is closed today. Don’t drive anywhere. Don’t walk, if you can help it. It’s worse than we thought, and Ice Storm Khan, a.k.a. The Wrath of Khan (which made … Continue reading

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“Where am I?” Photo Guessing Game Vol. I

Here’s the inaugural edition of “Where am I?” – a weekly contest* to see how well you know the places in Knoxville that are out-of-the-way or right under your nose. ANSWER BELOW, past the jump. Extra points** for people who give … Continue reading

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Snow! Ice! Jobs! And myths

In case you haven’t heard, ice is coming. So are 100 jobs, to West Knoxville. On that I gotta give props to the often awesome Josh Flory. Here in the newsroom I overheard that story coming along as I was speaking with … Continue reading

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