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UT group learning to "Lean In"

UT group learning to "Lean In"

The popular book, "Lean In: Women, Work, and the Will to Lead" by Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg made waves when it was published. It suggested women need to take it upon themselves to become leaders in the workforce.

Sandberg, to summarize, argued that women need to not let society tell them how to behave and that society as a whole needs to move past established gender roles.

Remote Area Medical film debuts at the Tennessee Theater

Remote Area Medical film debuts at the Tennessee Theater

Thursday night, hundreds of people gathered at the Tennessee Theater to see the premiere of "Remote Area Medical" the movie.

The documentary takes moviegoers inside the operations of a clinic put on by the Knoxville based relief organization. RAM founder Stan Brock said he wanted to bring attention to the millions of Americans who lack healthcare in this country.

He said he's hopeful this documentary will shed more light on that issue.

What you need to know: Vols vs. Vandy

What you need to know: Vols vs. Vandy

There's a lot to look forward to in Tennessee's final home game this weekend. The Vols are looking forward to getting back to dominating Vandy; we'll say goodbye to 28 Tennessee seniors who've been through so much in their college careers; the smokey gray uniforms will be back!

Mission of Hope kicks off Blue Barrel Christmas Campaign

Mission of Hope kicks off Blue Barrel Christmas Campaign

In our own backyard, there are thousands of people hungry and cold tonight. Thankfully, the Mission of Hope works all year to help ease the burden for our neighbors in rural Appalachia, and Friday, you can help make Christmas bright for thousands of children in that region.

The 18th annual Mission of Hope Blue Barrel Christmas campaign kicks off.

'Battle of the Orange and Blue' blood drive kicks off Monday

'Battle of the Orange and Blue' blood drive kicks off Monday

For the past three years, Kentucky has beat the Volunteers in the Medic Regional Blood Drive's "The Battle of the Orange and Blue."

The drive kicked off Monday and will end Friday, Nov. 22.

"It's a fun way to play off the football rivalry and get the community involved," Christi Fightmaster, director of public relations for Medic, said in a release.

Veterans offered free meals, haircuts, car washes and more

Veterans offered free meals, haircuts, car washes and more

As a thank you for their service, a number of businesses are offering free services for veterans and active-duty military personnel on Veterans Day, which is Monday, November 11. Here's a list of those we know about:

City of Knoxville: Time to get in the Christmas spirit!

City of Knoxville: Time to get in the Christmas spirit!

On Monday, they announced the big events planned for this year's Christmas in the City celebration. They include:

  • Regal Celebration of Lights in downtown Knoxville, which includes the lighting a 38-foot tree in Krutch Park on November 29 and rooftop trees
  • WIVK Christmas Parade on December 6
  • Holidays on Ice will give you the chance to ice skate in Market Square from Nov. 29-Jan. 5