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  1. After Harvey and Irma, flood-damaged cars could flood car-sales market

    09.21 / 20:06 journalexpress.net Journalexpress.net - Knoxville
    In the wake of Hurricanes Harvey and Irma, used car buyers across the country should be on high alert for deals that seem “too good to be t…
  2. The Oklahoma priest who could become the first American-born man to be canonized a saint

    09.21 / 20:06 journalexpress.net Journalexpress.net - Knoxville
    Perhaps an unlikely candidate to spur such a momentous movement, Father Stanley Rother, a humble priest from the Archdiocese of Oklahoma City who was murdered in Guatemala in 1981, will be one step closer to that status on September…
  3. EPA investigating possible industrial waste buried in West Virginia rafting town

    09.21 / 20:06 journalexpress.net Journalexpress.net - Knoxville
    Residents and environmental activists in a West Virginia community believe a tank used to store industrial waste is buried beneath contaminated soil in their town, but a spokesman for the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency says the EPA never approved…
  4. Indiana man builds more than 800 water pumps for South American villages

    09.21 / 19:06 journalexpress.net Journalexpress.net - Knoxville
    Ben Yantis has made more than 800 hand water pumps based off his design over the past 15 years for villages of a South American country to get clean…
  5. Your Social Security number may not be secure. But how could we replace it?

    09.21 / 18:12 journalexpress.net Journalexpress.net - Knoxville
    They're supposed to be the nine most closely guarded numbers in your life. But with an ever-growing number of companies asking for Social Security numbers - and then hit by cyber breaches exposing them - experts say the Social…
  6. Reeves returns from helping hurricane victims

    09.21 / 18:12 journalexpress.net Journalexpress.net - Knoxville
    KNOXVILLE — Chuck Reeves served thousands of meals to workers and families impacted by Hurricane Harvey in H…
  7. Dressed for Success: Band projects pride

    09.21 / 18:12 journalexpress.net Journalexpress.net - Knoxville
    Trevor Poundstone scurried among his bandmates, noodling on his clarinet. He was among the first Knoxville High School marching band members to conquer the quirks of their new…
  8. Hawaii prepares for nuclear attack, trying not to scare the daylights out of residents and tourists

    09.21 / 18:12 journalexpress.net Journalexpress.net - Knoxville
    HONOLULU — As North Korean missiles soar over the Pacific and seismographs keep vigil for tremors in the vicinity of Pyongyang, officials in Hawaii are doing what they must: preparing for the possibility of a nuclear a…
  9. Masked runner crosses Iowa to help vets

    09.21 / 16:12 journalexpress.net Journalexpress.net - Knoxville
    Josh Jorgensen is that masked man, but he’s no Lone Ranger.Calling himself the Masked Veteran Running Across Iowa, Jorgensen is covering nearly 340 miles over 10 days to raise awareness of post traumatic stress disorder and suicide among v…
  10. Drought spells bleak forecast for harvest

    09.21 / 16:12 journalexpress.net Journalexpress.net - Knoxville
    Recent rains will prove “too little, too late” for area farmers bracing for low crop yields amid extreme drought conditions in Marion County and points south. Folks in the know say that some farmers got lucky, depending on where the…
  11. Puerto Rico entirely without power as Hurricane Maria hammers island

    09.21 / 14:09 journalexpress.net Journalexpress.net - Knoxville
    SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico - Hurricane Maria delivered a destructive full-body blow to this U.S. territory on Wednesday, ripping off metal roofs, generating terrifying and potentially lethal flash floods, knocking out 100 percent of the island's electrical grid, and…
  12. Neighbors yell 'he can't hear you' before Oklahoma City officer fatally shoots deaf man

    09.21 / 14:09 journalexpress.net Journalexpress.net - Knoxville
    Neighbors yelled "he can't hear you!" But the two officers kept shouting…
  13. Boston's fate lies with a zombie hurricane as Maria moves north

    09.21 / 13:09 journalexpress.net Journalexpress.net - Knoxville
    Hurricane Maria continued its thunderous roll northward as forecasters struggled to pin down a trajectory. Whether the storm makes landfall again could be determined by a…
  14. Illinois student shoots classmate in high school cafeteria

    09.21 / 01:38 journalexpress.net Journalexpress.net - Knoxville
    An Illinois high school teacher subdued a school shooter who wounded a fellow student Wednesday morning, authorities…
  15. Health care advocates urge legislators to vote against GOP health care bill

    09.20 / 22:38 journalexpress.net Journalexpress.net - Knoxville
    WASHINGTON — As Senate Republicans make a final stab this year at undoing former President Barack Obama's health care law, health care advocates are urging their legislators to vote against the measure.“We believe in protecting our neighbor,” said Perry Bryan…
  16. COLUMN: How the latest effort to repeal Obamacare would affect millions

    09.20 / 22:38 journalexpress.net Journalexpress.net - Knoxville
    At the end of July, the nation held its collective breath as Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) looked poised to achieve his most formidable parliamentary accomplishment: the repeal and replacement of the Affordable Care…
  17. Lack of flood insurance leaves Texans high and dry

    09.20 / 22:38 journalexpress.net Journalexpress.net - Knoxville
    AUSTIN — Insurance may have covered only 25 to 45 percent of Houston houses flooded by Tropical Storm Harvey, but that’s not because it wasn’t available to homeo…
  18. Politics make fate of DACA unclear

    09.14 / 23:10 journalexpress.net Journalexpress.net - Knoxville
    Talk of a deal could put hardliners in the difficult position of deciding whether to support a deal struck by a president who won his state, even if it incurs the wrath of conservatives opposed to any compromise over…
  19. DACA could complicate Texas’ post-Harvey construction

    09.14 / 23:10 journalexpress.net Journalexpress.net - Knoxville
    AUSTIN — Construction crews recently wrapped up work on James Gaines’ new house in College Station, where he’s the chief economist at Texas A&M University’s Real Estate Center…
  20. The fanged, faceless sea creature that washed ashore during Harvey has been identified

    09.14 / 23:10 journalexpress.net Journalexpress.net - Knoxville
    After high winds and heavy rains brought by Hurricane Harvey, a mysterious sea creature with fangs and no face washed up on the shoreline in southwest Texas - giving the Internet a challenging task: to identify…