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Order your WBIR Retro Newscast T-Shirt

Order your WBIR Retro Newscast T-Shirt

You asked.  We listened!

Get your WBIR Retro Newscast t-shirt on the WBIR General Store for just $10, celebrating 30 years Straight From the Heart! 

Here's a link to the WBIR General Store:  http://www.shgstores.com/wbir/site/index.cfm

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17 properties appear in 2013 Endangered Places list

The East Tennessee Preservation Alliance announced its list of endangered historic places for 2013 on Monday.

The alliance's mission is to center attention on historic buildings and properties that are needing repairs and protection in the sixteen-county region. It's part the group's efforts to maitain historic buildings in smaller towns and cities. This list is selected by the ETPA Board of Directors from nominations by its members and the public.

TBI arrests former Sneedville Utility District office manager for theft

Tennessee Bureau of Investigation arrested the former office manager for the Sneedville Utility District for theft Thursday.

A grand jury indicted Connie Renee Mitchell, 42, of Sneedville earlier this week. Mitchell has been charged with one count of theft over $1,000.

Thin Mints, Samoas and more at cookie booths in March

Girl Scout cookie delivery us underway and a month of cookie booth sales start tomorrow, March 1st.

Cookies cost consumers $3.50 per box. After paying the bakers who make the cookies the Scouts keep about $2.70 per box.

Cookies rolled into a room at a community center in Union County earlier this week. They were boxes of pre-orders and cookies destined for booth sales during the month of March.

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Tandem skydiving plus a fully edited video of the jump from Chattanooga Skydiving Company

Tandem skydiving plus a fully edited video of the jump from Chattanooga Skydiving Company

Looking for more adventure in your life? Today's DealChicken deal will help you break out of your boring, stagnant routine, and face your fears with an exhilarating free fall. Before you start to hyperventilate, remember that "tandem" means you'll have someone strapped to your back-and when you jump with Chattanooga Skydiving Company, that someone is an experienced skydiver who knows the way around a parachute. Not that you're going to forget this experience anytime soon, but you'll also get video documenting your bravery (just in case your Facebook friends don't believe you).

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More adoptions, less killings at the Claiborne Animal Shelter

134 animals seized during traffic stop will be up for adoption soon

Update:  Claiborne County Animal Shelter officials say all of the animals seized in this case will soon be up for adoption.

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More than 130 animals, including dogs, rabbits, chickens, and peacocks, have been turned over to the Claiborne County Animal Shelter after they were seized by authorities this weekend.