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Storms cause problems in Downtown Knoxville


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Sunday's storms struck Downtown Knoxville, knocking over construction equipment and even ripping bricks off buildings.

Victim in Cumberland Ave. shooting identified; 1 man charged


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UPDATE 11 p.m. Saturday:

Boomsday is free again


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Boomsday is free once again.

Organizers announced Friday that Neyland Drive would now be open to the public for this year's Labor Day celebration.

MPC discussing future of outer downtown Knoxville


Knoxville residents got a chance Wednesday to give input on what the future of the outskirts of Downtown Knoxville could look like.

The Metropolitan Planning Commission is updating the Central City Sector Plan. They hosted a public meeting to review the plan so far.

The MPC is looking to rezone parts of outer downtown near Central Street and Magnolia Avenue.

One planner says they want to change the rules to make it easier to build new houses.

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Donations for UT Knoxville rise 40% from 2013


Donations for the University of Tennessee, Knoxville rose by 40 percent in 2014 compared to last year.

This year, the university raised nearly $131 million in private dollars from alumni, friends, corporations and foundations. In all, more than 35,200 people and corporate partners donated in 2014, which is 2,682 more donors than last year.

Study looks into different facial expressions


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A smile or a frown, considered polar opposites in emotion, can change in a matter of seconds.

They're just two of the many emotions the human face can express.

Crews begin to install card-operated meters in downtown Knoxville


(WBIR) Crews started to install new parking meters in downtown Knoxville that use credit and debit cards along with change.

On Monday, the city began installing the housing for the 12 new parking meters on Market Street. Later this week, the city will install solar powered meters, a feature engineers believe will make the meters more reliable.

The 12 new meters will continue to offer short-term parking for up to one hour, but the city hopes the meters will make parking more convenient.