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TDOT: 5 deaths due to guardrail endings since 2014

A Loudon County father who lost his daughter in a car crash said she would be alive today if it wasn't for the X-Lite guardrail end terminal she hit. Since 2014, five fatal crashes involving guardrail end terminals happened in Tennessee. Of those five, three of the crashes involved X-Lite end terminals.

The Boys & Girls Clubs of the Tennessee Valley said Tuesday they planned to discontinue after-school services at South Knoxville Elementary and Lonsdale Elementary schools, as well as the services at the Carter Club. Changes will come into effect at the end of the current school year.

The Great Smoky Mountains National Park announced spring openings for locations within the park Tuesday.

The Knoxville City Council unanimously passed a resolution allowing Mayor Madeline Rogero to work on a contract between the city, county and the Helen Ross McNabb Center to create an Urgent Care Center for Behavioral Health.

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