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WATE 6 On Your Side News

By LIN Television Corporation

This app is only available on the App Store for iOS devices.


WATE-TV Knoxville - Stay on top of the latest breaking news, weather and traffic in East Tennessee with the WATE app. We're on your side with the information you need to know to keep your family safe.

Get the top headlines for the Knoxville area, as well as news from around the U.S. and the world. Sign up for push notifications for alerts.

Best of all, the app is free and gives you unlimited access.

App features & highlights
Watch live streaming of broadcasts from the app.

See current weather conditions, hourly and extended forcast and radar map.

Browse a list of school closings and delays.

Plan your commute with updated traffic information

Sign up for alerts for the stories most important to you. Don't want to receive alerts in the middle of the night? No problem, you can set a quiet time.

Easily share interesting articles via email, Facebook and Twitter

What's New in Version 64.24.00031610

All new design
Bug fixes


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Customer Reviews

When something is good, why does it change?

Got family members scattered all through East Tennessee. So living in Florida, I figured WATE was a great way to keep informed on events in the E. Tennessee area. So I downloaded this app about a year ago. The last update has really messed things up. When you click on a news story. After nearly a paragraph it prompts you to press an icon to continue reading. So it takes you to another page. Then in about a few sentences later another icon pops up with the same message. Once you acknowledge that button the advertisement disappears. I understand advertisements is what keeps the app free. But, going through all this may not be worth the time.

Did you conduct a usability study?

I shouldn’t have to click three times to read a full story, which appears to be the case with the new version. Highly annoying, enough such that I may revisit using the other local news apps.

From best to worst/ Scratch that...

Until the recent update WATE 6 had been the best Knoxville news app. Blah,blah, blah... Updated: Upon further review, this app still has the best selection of local stories.

WATE 6 On Your Side News
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This app is designed for both iPhone and iPad
  • Free
  • Category: News
  • Updated:
  • Version: 64.24.00031610
  • Size: 74.2 MB
  • Languages: English, Spanish
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Rated 12+ for the following:
  • Infrequent/Mild Alcohol, Tobacco, or Drug Use or References
  • Infrequent/Mild Mature/Suggestive Themes

Compatibility: Requires iOS 8.0 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch.

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