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UT professor dies after allergic reaction to wasp sting


(WBIR) A severe allergic reaction claimed the life of a University of Tennessee music professor over the weekend.

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Knox County plans to sell Andrew Johnson Building in writing


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(WBIR) - Knox County officials are working together to bring life back to the south end of Gay Street. It begins with the redevelopment of the historic Andrew Johnson Building.

UT alert issued after armed robbery on Cumberland Ave.


UPDATE: Knoxville Police say the two victims who reported an armed robbery outside of Sunspot Wednesday night were hostile to investigators.

KPD Spokesperson Darrell Debusk said two girls reported that two suspects with a gun stole a cell phone from them. He said the alleged victims then walked somewhere else, to a different business, to report the crime.

Debusk explained the two did not have stories that matched up and were hostile to officers when pressed.

Dogwood Arts Festival event to close roads in downtown Knoxville


A three-day Dogwood Arts Festival on Market Square will close a couple main roads in downtown Knoxville for the next four days.

The event will close Union Avenue, between Walnut and Gay streets, and Market Street, between Union and Clinch avenues, through Sunday night.

More than 60 artists will show of their work for the street fair.


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Fulmer: The fight against Alzheimer's is personal


For former Tennessee football coach Phillip Fulmer, the fight against Alzheimer's is personal - his mother lives with the disease.

Fulmer and his family will join more than a thousand walkers participating in the Knoxville Alzheimer's Tennessee WALK on Saturday, April 18 at the University of Tennessee Gardens on the agriculture campus off Neyland Drive.

Rhythm & Blooms, other events bring downtown road closures


(WBIR - Downtown Knoxville) - Thanks to great weather and a busy calendar, you can look forward to a lively weekend in downtown Knoxville. Headlining events is the annual Rhythm N Blooms Music festival.

Dozens of groups will be performing at several venues along Jackson Avenue. This

Sex Week at UT begins Monday despite controversy


A controversial week-long program aimed at expanding knowledge and conversations about sex, sexuality, relationships, gender, and sexual orientation begins at the University of Tennessee Monday.

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