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Kamala Harris is the Democratic frontrunner, but she’s not the favorite

Kamala Harris is the Democratic frontrunner, but she’s not the favorite

Our 2020 new Democratic primary power rankings were released on Thursday. Sen. Kamala Harris from California remains the most likely to win the nomination. But what exactly does that mean? Let’s just say there’s a reason we have said our rankings “can and will change between now and when the first ballots are cast.” That…MORE

Ruth Bader Ginsburg returns to Supreme Court

Ruth Bader Ginsburg returns to Supreme Court

Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg returned to the Supreme Court Friday to participate in the regular closed-door conference meeting among the nine justices, the court announced. This marks the 85-year-old Ginsburg’s first time back at the court since she announced her cancer surgery. Ginsburg underwent surgery in December to remove two cancerous nodules from her left…MORE

US willing to meet Maduro as military helps deliver aid to Venezuela

US willing to meet Maduro as military helps deliver aid to Venezuela

As the US continues to work to bolster the administration of self-declared interim Venezuelan President Juan Guaido — including using US military aircraft to deliver humanitarian aid — a senior administration official says the US would be willing to meet with Nicolas Maduro to negotiate his exit. Maduro reportedly extended an invitation to the US…MORE

Lawmaker whose son died from gun violence celebrates gun control bill advancing

Lawmaker whose son died from gun violence celebrates gun control bill advancing

A freshman lawmaker, whose son was fatally shot in 2012, said the moment that the House Judiciary Committee advanced its first gun violence legislation bill in years was “surreal” and “very bittersweet” for her. “I had been working on this legislation with other legislators and activists and survivors for six years,” Georgia Democrat Lucy McBath…MORE

Trump declares border national emergency to bipartisan skepticism

Trump declares border national emergency to bipartisan skepticism

President Donald Trump on Friday declared a national emergency to unlock billions of dollars in federal funds to build a wall on the southern border, bypassing Congress after lawmakers refused to meet his multi-billion dollar request for border wall funds. For weeks, the President and his top officials had argued that there is a “crisis”…MORE

DNC chair excited about what he calls ‘unprecedented’ 2020 primary debate format

DNC chair excited about what he calls ‘unprecedented’ 2020 primary debate format

The chair of the Democratic National Committee said he’s excited about what he calls the “unprecedented” format of the 2020 presidential primary debates. “We have spectacular candidates, and we want to give them an opportunity to show the American people their vision,” DNC Chair Tom Perez said in an interview Friday with CNN’s Alisyn Camerota…MORE

Top US general disagrees with Trump over Syria troop pullout

Top US general disagrees with Trump over Syria troop pullout

The US commander who has been leading the war against ISIS told CNN Friday that he disagreed with Donald Trump’s decision to pull troops out of Syria and warned that the terror group was far from defeated, in a stark public break with the President. Joseph Votel, the top American general in the Middle East,…MORE

What the Trump administration says is happening at the border

What the Trump administration says is happening at the border

Officials tasked with carrying out the nation’s border security mission are facing a trifecta of migration challenges, along the US-Mexico border, according to officials, as President Donald Trump prepares to declare a national emergency. A migrant caravan has made its way to the Texas border, more family members are being apprehended than ever before and…MORE

Trump floats including top Democrats in China trade negotiations

Trump floats including top Democrats in China trade negotiations

President Donald Trump has said repeatedly that a final trade deal between the US and China will be negotiated directly between him and his counterpart Xi Jinping, but on Friday, he floated the idea of bringing two more people to the table: Democrats Nancy Pelosi and Chuck Schumer. “I’m thinking about doing something very different,”…MORE

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Sporting Clay Tournament

NewsTalk 98.7 is proud to sponsor Dayton Pest Control’s Sporting Clay Tournament benefitting Knoxville Habitat for Humanity, taking place March 8th, 2019!

Henry Cho at Knoxville Christian School

Henry Cho at Knoxville Christian School

WOKI is excited to partner with Knoxville Christian School to present Comedian Henry Cho, performing live on Friday, March 1st, 2019! Listen to The Phil Show this week to win tickets!

Game On Against Cancer

Game On Against Cancer

Cumulus Media is proud to sponsor Game On Against Cancer, taking place Friday, March 1st, 2019 at Wakefield Corporation!

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Knoxville Symphony Orchestra

WOKI is excited to partner with Knoxville Symphony Orchestra to give away tickets to shows throughout this year’s season of concerts!