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Nearly a dozen flights cancelled at McGhee Tyson Airport

Nearly a dozen flights cancelled at McGhee Tyson Airport

Superstorm Sandy is causing flight delays and cancellations throughout the country.

So far, more than 15,000 flights have been cancelled and in Knoxville, we are seeing the effects.

Robin Vanleigh is sort of lucky, "I'm going from here to Chicago to Phoenix."

She's not headed to the Northeast, but she's still worried about her flight plan.

"So far, everything is on time, but since I am flying into Chicago and Sandy is making her way closer and closer, I am getting a little concerned that I might get stuck there," explained Robin.

Construction begins on State Street Garage expansion project

Construction begins on State Street Garage expansion project

Construction has officially started on the State Street Garage expansion in Downtown Knoxville.

According to a blog about the expansion project, crews closed a lane along Central Avenue on Wednesday to begin work needed for the foundation and new addition. Crews will also remove some trees from along the building this week.

The expansion project will add about 250 parking spaces to the garage. Work is expected to be done by next June.

Street gets new name in honor of Joy of Music School founder

Street gets new name in honor of Joy of Music School founder

A street near Downtown Knoxville now honors a former community leader. On Thursday, city officials changed the name of "Travis Avenue" to "James Dick Lane" in honor of the late James Dick, Sr.

The Joy of Music School is located along the street. Dick founded the school in 1998 to give free music lessons and instruments to children who couldn't afford them but want to learn. Dick passed away last year.

School directors say the street's new name will help his legacy live on.

Peyton Manning to attend dedication of his namesake street

Peyton Manning to attend dedication of his namesake street

Peyton Manning Pass got a makeover this season with an orange and white checkerboard and power T.

On Friday, the street will be re-dedicated, and Peyton Manning himself will be there! The dedication is set for 4:30.

All Vol fans are welcome.

Pageant for kids emphasizes natural beauty

Pageant for kids emphasizes natural beauty

A staple of baby beauty pageants is toddlers in tiaras, glitter, and glamour.

An upcoming pageant stressing a more natural approach.

Summer Blalock is Ms. Tennessee United States, a pageant coach, and a pageant judge.

She started competing in beauty pageants at age 8.

"I was very clumsy and very shy as a child and now that I've done pageants I've completely changed. I'm outgoing, I'm free spirited," Summer Blalock said.

Attention Third Creek Greenway Users

Attention Third Creek Greenway Users

From the City of Knoxville:

A section of Third Creek Greenway will be closed next week beginning  Monday, October 15th, as the Knoxville Utilities Board wraps up its project along Third Creek.

City discusses plans for State Street Garage expansion

City discusses plans for State Street Garage expansion

We're getting another look at plans to expand a Downtown Knoxville parking garage used by thousands of East Tennesseans.

Thursday, the city held another informational meeting about the plans for the State Street Garage. They say they want everyone to be on the same page and know what to expect.

As it stands now, the construction work won't really impact anyone during the next few months. Officials say January is when people downtown could see a few traffic hang-ups.