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  • Young, Tracie
    As the candidates for municipal judge in Knoxville head toward a Nov. 7 runoff election, issues of politics in a nonpartisan election, and the operations of the court, are at stake. Incumbent Judge John R. Rosson was endorsed by the Knox County Republicans and says he's "working hard" for re-election. His opponent, Tyler Caviness, says the court needs some operational change.
  • Tennessee is in the top 10 states for traffic fatalities, and the Knoxville Police Department says traffic safety, and noise, are among the top complaints from residents and businesses. The city has taken some measures, including noise-detecting cameras, to try mitigate the problem. But traffic enforcement and resources remain challenging for law enforcement. WUOT's Eden Bollschweiler reports.