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BREAKING: Queen Elizabeth II dies at age 96

BREAKING: Queen Elizabeth II dies at age 96

Queen Elizabeth the Second has died. She served the British people as monarch and head of state for the longest in that nation’s history. In 20-18, she delivered one of dozens of Christmas broadcasts to the U-K .. welcoming the new additions to the family that year. That was the year that Meghan Markle, the Duchess of Sussex, married Prince Harry, and also the year that the two announced they were expecting their first child.
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Hefty Sentence for Home Invasion

Hefty Sentence for Home Invasion

A 26-year-old Knoxville man has earned a lengthy prison sentence for shooting someone during a home invasion. Brandon Deshawn Middlebrook will spend 78 years behind bars after his conviction on several charges, including attempted murder and aggravated assault. Police say he and 2 others hatched a plan to rob a drug dealer in the Fort…MORE

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The 12 Days of Textmas with The Phil Show

The 12 Days of Textmas with The Phil Show

Beginning on Thursday, Dec. 1st through Friday, Dec. 16th it’s NewsTalk 98.7’s 12 Days of Textmas! Just listen to The Phil Show for the “Holiday Keyword” to text to 865-686-8255 daily. One winner will be selected for each day and you could win great prizes.

The Home Depot Fantasy of Prizes!

The Home Depot Fantasy of Prizes!

UPDATE: The Grand Prize winner for The Home Depot Fantasy of Prizes is Jeff West! Jeff won the Festive Nutcracker LED Pre-lit Wreath, The 9 Foot Giant LED Blow Up Inflatable Santa, and the Nexgrill 30Q Turkey Fryer Package! Congratulations Jeff and thanks to all of those who were qualified, and don’t forget to check out East Tennessee Children’s Hospital’s Fantasy of Trees “Christmas in the Pines” this year at the Knoxville Convention Center from Nov. 23rd through 27th!

NewsTalk 98.7’s Titans Suite Experience

NewsTalk 98.7’s Titans Suite Experience

Update: Congratulations to Arturo Cano! He is the Grand Prize winner of the Titans Suite Experience! Arturo won 4 suite tickets to the Titans VS Jaguars game on Dec. 11th plus a parking pass and a $100 Visa card.

XHunger Tour 2022

XHunger Tour 2022

Are you a High School or College Student that needs service hours? Know someone who is? Join or start an XHunger club today and check out the list of events this season!