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'Click It or Ticket' campaign kicks off today

'Click It or Ticket' campaign kicks off today

Monday kicked off the start of the national campaign urging drivers and passengers to buckle up.

Officials said they hope "Click It or Ticket" campaign reminds people that wearing a seat belt could mean the difference between life or death.

Many fatal accidents could have been avoided if people were wearing their seat belts. Last year officials said more than 360 fatal crash victims in Tennessee weren't wearing seat belts. So far this year, 128 fatal crash victims were unrestrained.

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Knox Co. commission to discuss budget this evening

Knox Co. commission to discuss budget this evening

by Mike Donila, WBIR

The Knox County Commission this week will begin picking through and potentially tweaking Mayor Tim Burchett's proposed budget.

The emphasis, officials say, will be on school spending .

Knox Co. school budget takes $3M hit after state funding reduced

Knox Co. school budget takes $3M hit after state funding reduced

by Mike Donila, WBIR

The Knox County School system will get $2.9 million less than it initially expected in state funding, according to new estimates.

That now means Knox County Mayor Tim Burchett will revise his proposed budget for the upcoming fiscal year to reflect the drop.

Report: Tobacco fields poisoning kids

Report: Tobacco fields poisoning kids

by Anita Wadhwani, , The Tennessean

Kids can't buy tobacco products, but in Tennessee children as young as 9 are working in tobacco fields and suffering symptoms consistent with acute nicotine poisoning, according to a report by an international human rights group.

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Salvation Army to host job fair today

Salvation Army to host job fair today

In honor of the 60th annual National Salvation Army Week, the non-profit will host a job fair Thursday at its Broadway location.

Several employers in Knoxville will be there from 2 - 4 p.m. Those businesses include Walmart, Weigel's, Marco's Pizza, GC Services, Cellular Sales, Volunteers of America, and Goodwill.

Man hurt after falling from south Knoxville water tower


(WBIR) Two men are facing criminal trespassing charges after one of them fell from a water tower in south Knoxville early Wednesday morning.

Michael Ellison, 28, of Knoxville called police after his friend Bryan Henderson, 27, of Knoxville fell from the water tower's suspended ladder at about 2:45 a.m.

Cranberry Chicken by Donna's Old Town Cafe

Cranberry Glaze

1 can whole berry cranberry sauce

Equal amount Bennett's chili sauce

1 Heaping TBS apricot preserves

1/2 tsp. allspice


Mix all ingredients together in a saucepan and bring to a simmer.

Chicken Breast:

Brown chicken in a skillet with oil. Pour topping over chicken; let simmer 5 minutes more. Serve

Presented by Melissa Graves, Donna's Old Town Cafe

Date: 5/6/2014