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Tellico Plains police chief charged with official misconduct

Special agents from the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation have obtained an indictment for a former police chief accused of misconduct. Read more

News

Trump's harsh words on 'squad' reinforce dark posts online

WASHINGTON (AP) — Long before President Donald Trump turned up the heat on four Democratic congresswomen of color, saying they should "go b… Read more

Beanie Wells offering reward for capture of brother's killer

AKRON, Ohio (AP) — Former Ohio State and NFL player Beanie Wells is offering a $5,000 reward for the capture of the person who gunned down … Read more

How to beat Trump? Dems divided as he rams race onto ballot

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Joe Biden was at a soul food restaurant in Los Angeles on Thursday when he blasted President Donald Trump's "racist" tau… Read more

Sports

Chicago Bears 2019 training camp preview: Safeties

CHICAGO – The biggest question facing both sides of the NFL’s oldest and best rivalry slated to kick off the league’s 100th season at Soldier Field on the first Thursday night in September is who is the better safety: Adrian Amos or Ha-Ha Clinton-Dix… Read more

Packers by position: In Matt LaFleur's offense, can Jimmy Graham be the player the Packers envision him to be?

Last year, in his first season in Green Bay, Graham caught 55 passes for 636 yards but managed only two touchdown catches. Read more

SEC Notebook: Vanderbilt feels ‘relevant’ after third-straight win over Vols

Vanderbilt head coach Derek Mason was feeling himself a little bit Thursday as he answered questions during SEC Media Days. Read more

Community

"Crawl"

Barry Pepper and Kaya Scodelario star in the new thriller "Crawl," now playing. Read more

Songwriter-turned-pastor Mark Wagner embraces acceptance and love

Former Weekend editor Steve Wildsmith's entertainment column for Thursday, July 18, 2019. Read more

REVIEW: 'Stuber' is meh, but at least it's no 'Crawl'

Daily Times film critic Amanda Greever reviews "Stuber," now playing in area theaters. Read more

Business News

Harvard launches $6.5 billion capital campaign

Harvard University launched a $6.5 billion capital campaign Saturday that, if successful, would be the largest fundraising effort in the history of higher education. Read more

Israel faces geopolitical tangle with natural gas

JERUSALEM

— Recent discoveries of massive offshore natural gas deposits, set to begin flowing in the coming days, are turning into a mixed blessing for Israel. The deposits are expected to provide Israel enough natural gas for decades and transform the country, famously empty of natural resources, into an e

nergy exporter. Yet selling this gas overseas will require Israel to navigate a geo-political quagmire that risks angering allies and enemies alike. Amid this uncertainty, Israel still has not formulated an export policy. Read more

Hickory Construction building Oak Ridge church

Alcoa-based Hickory Construction Inc. has broken ground on the construction of a new church building for the Oak Ridge Unitarian Universalist congregation. The building has an expected completion date of summer 2014. Read more

Obituaries

Obituaries for Friday, July 19, 2019

Obituaries for Friday, July 19, 2019 Read more

Obituaries for Thursday, July 18, 2019

Obituaries for Thursday, July 18, 2019 Read more

Obituaries for Wednesday, July 17, 2019

Obituaries for Wednesday, July 17, 2019 Read more

Entertainment

Passengers on Southwest flight get Nintendo Switch

FILE - In this Monday, March 18, 2019, file photo, the logo for Southwest Airlines appears above a trading post on the floor of the New Yor… Read more

Happy anniversary, baby: 45 years on, Little River Band still harbors the hits

The name may be contested, but the hits are still there ... and the Little River Band will play them all when the group performs Saturday at The Tennessee Theatre in downtown Knoxville. Read more

Anime studio hit by deadly fire is known for skill, fan base

A man screaming Read more

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Times of sun and clouds. Highs in the low 90s and lows in the low 70s.

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Wind:WSW at 5 mph
Chance of Rain:20%
UV Index:10 Very High
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Times of sun and clouds. Highs in the low 90s and lows in the low 70s.Fri
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A few thunderstorms possible. Highs in the mid 80s and lows in the low 70s.Sun
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Scattered thunderstorms possible. Highs in the low 80s and lows in the upper 60s.Mon
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Chance of showers. Highs in the upper 70s and lows in the low 60s.Tue
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A few clouds. Highs in the low 80s and lows in the low 60s.Wed
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Mix of sun and clouds. Highs in the low 80s and lows in the mid 60s.Thu
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