Author Archives: John C. Wisniewski

Snow is on its way to eastern Tennessee: when to expect it

KNOXVILLE, Tennessee (WATE) – Most of eastern Tennessee will spend lunch watching the snow fall according to the latest models from the National Weather Service. The NWS expanded its winter storm warning Wednesday night to include three more counties on the Cumberland Plateau. Morgan, Fentress and Cumberland counties were added to the warning until 10 p.m. EST. STAY INFORMED: Download: ...

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Roy Exum: Omicron is getting worse

Larry Hogan, the governor of Maryland, declared a 30-day “state of emergency” on Tuesday after seeing predictions that the COVID flu could see more than 5,000 people hospitalized in the coming weeks in his state. The same could soon happen in a state near you – 34.4% of corona tests in Tennessee now come back positive. This means that one ...

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Flu hospitalizations on the rise in average Tennessee

NASHVILLE, Tennessee (WKRN) – The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has classified Tennessee as “high” for influenza activity, with data collected from the week ending Christmas Day. The statistics come as the region is also experiencing an increase in hospitalizations for influenza. “Obviously the flu is waking up across the country and right here in Tennessee. In addition, we ...

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The pie blame for Vols’ Music City Bowl loss to Purdue

Okay, the obvious blame lies with the referees in the eyes of Tennessee football fans. There is also a lot of truth in this. However, many people are also responsible for their 48-45 overtime loss to the Purdue Boilermakers at the Music City Bowl, so we have to name everyone responsible. It is our blame for the loss of the ...

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5 Quick Tips for Applying to Law School | Information on law admissions

If you’re struggling to put the finishing touches on your law school applications, you’re not alone. The continuous admissions process favors applicants who apply early, but fall can be a busy time and many applicants use downtime during the holiday season to complete their applications. To relieve last-minute stress, here are some quick answers to questions that often arise when ...

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Winter storm warnings, Tennessee Valley advisory in effect Sunday night

Staff Photo by Robin Rudd / A truck drives down a snow covered Davidson road in East Brainerd on February 8, 2020. The wild start to 2022 will continue as rain turns to snow late tonight into the night. The transition will occur from west to east between 9 p.m. and midnight, according to our news partner WRCB Channel 3. ...

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Tennessee’s Bill Dance Signature Lakes Initiative Announced | Sports

Nashville – Governor Bill Lee and fishing icon Bill Dance announced a new initiative to improve and enhance Tennessee lakes, increase visitor numbers and honor Dance’s legacy with the creation of Bill Dance Signature Lakes. TWRA and the State of Tennessee will invest $ 15 million in above and below water improvements in 18 lakes that bear the Dance fishing ...

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‘My Whole World’ Knoxville Bull Rider Mourns Young Girl Hit by Pickup

KNOXVILLE, Tennessee (WATE) – A professionally graded Knoxville native bull rider mourns the loss of his daughter. Brooklyn Spears, 9, was hit and killed by a pickup truck while staying with her mother in Florida, according to her father, Joshua Spears. Joshua Spears is now in Florida looking for answers. Spears was on his way to a bull riding competition ...

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Miami Dolphins vs Tennessee Titans Odds, Predictions & Predictions

Sunday, Miami dolphins (8-7) head to Nissan Stadium for a 1 p.m. ET kick-off with the Tennessee Titans (10-5). Below we take a look at the Dolphins vs Titans odds and lines, and make our best NFL picks, predictions and betting. The Titans enter that game after beating the San Francisco 49ers 20-17 as a 3-point underdog on Thursday Night ...

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Newly expanded to Chattanooga, Project Return is in the second chances business

Each year, Tennessee penitentiaries release nearly 300 people a week who have served their sentences. Nearly half of them are back behind bars within three years, according to the Tennessee Governor’s Task Force on Sentencing and Recidivism. Project Return, started in 1979 by two ministers from Nashville, expanded to Chattanooga this fall with support services, vocational training and placement for ...

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