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Big announcements this week for urban wilderness

6:19 PM, Aug 30, 2013

First, a major land donation will add 100-acres to the Urban Wilderness, and a committee's decision effectively killed the proposed James White Parkway extension.

FEMA hopes humor will gain attention for serious message

3:56 PM, Aug 30, 2013

The Federal Emergency Management Agency is launching a new preparedness campaign on Labor Day weekend. Its goal is to get families prepared for emergency.

U.S. debates action against Syria

6:35 PM, Aug 29, 2013

Maryville College political science professor Mark O'Gorman joined us in the 10News studio with more on how the potential conflict could impact Tennessee.

90 degrees: Tips to deal with the heat

6:46 PM, Aug 28, 2013

After what's been a mild summer so far, you're really going to feel the heat.

Negotiating first-time salary offers

6:41 PM, Aug 28, 2013

A new Career Builder survey finds 45 percent of employers are willing to negotiate first offers, but almost half of workers accept the first offer given to them.

Know Your Rep: Commissioner Brown on JWP

6:41 PM, Aug 28, 2013

Knox County Commissioner Mike Brown, whose district covers South Knoxville, joined us to discuss developments that essentially take James White Parkway extension plans off the table.

Finding work-life balance in a connected world

6:44 PM, Aug 27, 2013

Whether it's with a smartphone, tablet, or home computer, the mobile technology that offers freedom and productivity away from the workplace can be a double-edged sword, further blurring the lines between work and personal life.

CDC: Lyme Disease 10x more common than previously reported

6:31 PM, Aug 27, 2013

Health officials say as many as 300,000 Americans are actually diagnosed with Lyme Disease each year. Previously, the CDC said that number ranged from 20,000 to 30,000.

King University adopts Prior Learning Assessment

6:30 PM, Aug 27, 2013

King University is adopting a Prior Learning Assessment, allowing students to get college credit for educational training they received outside the traditional classroom.

Ask Todd: Radar birds

6:46 PM, Aug 26, 2013

Y-12 Meteorologist Tom Bellinger sent us a video of Doppler radar showing purple martins leaving their roost near Winchester, Tennessee.

TN ranks among the worst in ACT scores

6:29 PM, Aug 26, 2013

Tennessee students who graduated from public high school this spring had an average composite score of 19.5. Only 18 percent of Tennessee students achieved college readiness.

93rd anniversary of women's right to vote

6:27 PM, Aug 26, 2013

Women fought for more than 70 years to be able to vote. Women's Equality Day has been celebrated on August 26th since 1971.