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Knoxville couple uses business to make, distribute masks

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. — Jack’s of Knoxville is closed right now, but that hasn’t stopped its owners from doing their part to help medical workers throughout East Tennessee. They’re transforming their shop into a place where they can take in masks from local makers and ship them out to medical facilities in the area that may […]

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These are the hot-spots for coronavirus in Tennessee

© Provided by Knoxville WVLT-TV Source: (TDOT) KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WVLT) As the coronavirus pandemic continues, some counties in Tennessee have been showing up as hotspots in the state. Read below for a list of total cases in Tennessee as of April 5: 1) Davidson County: 801 cases 2) Shelby County: 736 cases 3) Sumner County: […]

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44 deaths, 3,633 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Tennessee

© Provided by Knoxville WVLT-TV Source: CANVA KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WVLT) — The number of confirmed coronavirus cases in the state of Tennessee jumped to 3,633, state health officials announced on April 5. 44 patients in Tennessee died from the virus. There have been 328 hospitalizations and 416 recoveries. The #COVID19 case count for Tennessee is […]

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Tennessee Medical Reserve Corp looking for volunteers to fight COVID-19

© Provided by Knoxville WVLT-TV (MGN) KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WVLT) — The Tennessee Medical Reserve Corp Volunteer Program is looking for trained health professionals to join the fight against COVID-19. Health professionals interested in joining are asked to register through the Tennessee Volunteer Mobilizer. Registering lets officials know who his open to the idea of volunteering […]

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Coronavirus in Tennessee: Knox County confirmed cases increase to 110, total of recovered cases now at 60

BlueCross will cover full COVID-19 treatment cost Video Walmart to limit number of shoppers Video Hobby Lobby closes all stores nationwide Video Drive-thru testing in Knox County continues Saturday Video KPD responds to executive order 23 Video Tracking Coronavirus: CDC urges people to cover faces Video Business Buzz: Home Instead Care hiring Video Knox County […]

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Tennessee makes the cut for four-star quarterback Kaidon Salter

© Photo by Bryan Lynn/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images After visiting Tennessee just before the NCAA hit the pause button on face-to-face recruiting, Kaidon Salter has put Tennessee in his top 11 this afternoon. The four-star quarterback prospect put the Volunteers alongside of Auburn, Baylor, Michigan State, Kansas, Arkansas, Georgia Tech, Louisville, Utah, Ole Miss […]

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Coronavirus: Helping Mamas Knoxville collecting supplies for families

DENVER (KDVR) — Following new guidelines from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention that everyone wear a non-medical, cloth face covering in public to help stop the spread of the coronavirus, people are looking for options at home. Manufactured masks, such as N95 masks, should be reserved for healthcare workers. They are already in short supply […]

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Former Tennessee Vols quarterback Josh Dobbs crashes online engineering class

CLOSE Clips from Josh Dobbs’ football camp on Saturday, June 2, 2018. Knoxville News Sentinel University of Tennessee students attending an online engineering class on Zoom got treated to a special guest on Thursday. Former Vols quarterback Josh Dobbs, now with the Jacksonville Jaguars, took questions and offered advice to students in attendance.  UT Knoxville’s […]

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Turkey season kicked off across Tennessee today, and you are still allowed to hunt

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. — Turkey season started today across the state on Saturday.  And TWRA wants you to know it will not stop you for being in the woods or on the water during the COVID-19 pandemic.  The agency says it encourages people to get out and social distance – saying that social distancing doesn’t apply […]

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Tennessee’s entire new-look coaching staff for 2020

Tennessee’s coaching staff underwent multiple changes heading into Jeremy Pruitt’s third season as head coach. The Vols this offseason have added three new assistant coaches, shifted one returning coach to the other side of the ball and promoted a support staffer to the on-field staff. Three veteran defensive coaches left Tennessee, with two moving on […]

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