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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.

Downtown tournament raises money for Knox rescue squad


(WBIR) Fifteen teams of dedicated anglers didn't let Saturday's rainy weather stop them from helping support a local emergency organization.

The boaters took on the rain in downtown Knoxville for an inaugural fishing tournament benefiting the Knoxville Volunteer Emergency Rescue Squad.

SERVPRO of Rocky Hill organized the event which raised around $1,000 for the group.

Semi-overturns on I-40 near downtown Knoxville


(WBIR) An overturned semi-truck created traffic problems Saturday near downtown Knoxville.

The semi flipped over on I-40 west near the 17th Street exit.

The left lane was blocked as crews worked to clear the scene.

TDOT estimated the accident would be cleared by 2:20 p.m.


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City eyes properties with potential for downtown development


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UT: Jeff Jarnigan named new 'Voice of Neyland Stadium'


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(WBIR) A new voice will soon echo through Neyland Stadium.

Ex-UT official fights motion to keep Summitt info out of lawsuit


(WBIR) A federal judge will now decide if information about Lady Vols coach emeritus Pat Summitt's illness and departure would be included in an age and sex discrimination lawsuit against the University of Tennessee.