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KPLC Lake Charles
BlueCross BlueShield drops Obamacare in Memphis, Nashville, Knoxvillecompany must make its own decision about providing coverage on the exchange," s
BlueCross BlueShield drops Obamacare in Memphis, Nashville, Knoxville
KPLC Lake Charles / Posted 4 minutes ago
company must make its own decision about providing coverage on the exchange," said TDCI spokesperson Kevin Walters to The Tennessean. "All counties in Tennessee have at least one option for coverage. All of our efforts have been focused on... Read more
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WBIR-TV Knoxville
Durham hit Florida fan during game against UTfootball game Saturday, resulting in the Franklin Republican being escorted out
Durham hit Florida fan during game against UT
WBIR-TV Knoxville / Posted 15 minutes ago
football game Saturday, resulting in the Franklin Republican being escorted out of Neyland Stadium by law enforcement, The Tennessean reports. There are no official details about what happened, but several witnesses confirmed an officer approached... Read more
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Chattanooga Times Free Press
Jeremy Durham kicked out of Tennessee game for fighting a Florida fanfrom a University of Tennessee football game on Saturday after getting into an
Jeremy Durham kicked out of Tennessee game for fighting a Florida fan
Chattanooga Times Free Press / Posted 23 minutes ago
from a University of Tennessee football game on Saturday after getting into an altercation with a Florida fan. The Tennessean reports (http://tnne.ws/2cG9nCq ) that Durham was sitting next to Republican state Sen. Brian Kelsey of Germantown... Read more
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Salon.com
Expelled state lawmaker escorted from Tennessee gameonce he hits retirement age. Before Saturday’s game, Durham lodged an anti-gay
Expelled state lawmaker escorted from Tennessee game
Salon.com / Posted 41 minutes ago
once he hits retirement age. Before Saturday’s game, Durham lodged an anti-gay slur at another fan who referred to the sexual harassment allegations in a Twitter exchange before the game. Information from: The Tennessean, http://www.tennessea... Read more
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WCYB 5 Tri-Cities
Expelled state lawmaker escorted from UT football gamefrom a University of Tennessee football game on Saturday after getting into an
Expelled state lawmaker escorted from UT football game
WCYB 5 Tri-Cities / Posted an hour ago
from a University of Tennessee football game on Saturday after getting into an altercation with a Florida fan. The Tennessean reports (http://tnne.ws/2cG9nCq ) that Durham was sitting next to Republican state Sen. Brian Kelsey of Germantown... Read more
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Knoxville News Sentinel
Jeremy Durham kicked out of UT football game after hitting Florida fanlawmaker complied and was escorted out of the stands by a Blount County sheriff
Jeremy Durham kicked out of UT football game after hitting Florida fan
Knoxville News Sentinel / Posted 2 hours ago
lawmaker complied and was escorted out of the stands by a Blount County sheriff's deputy. Photos and video obtained by The Tennessean verify that Durham was approached by the deputy and others after the hitting incident. When initially approached... Read more
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Memphis Commercial Appeal
Jeremy Durham kicked out of UT football game after hitting Florida fanlawmaker complied and was escorted out of the stands by a Blount County Sheriff
Jeremy Durham kicked out of UT football game after hitting Florida fan
Memphis Commercial Appeal / Posted 2 hours ago
lawmaker complied and was escorted out of the stands by a Blount County Sheriff Deputy. Photos and video obtained by The Tennessean verify that Durham was approached by the deputy and others after the hitting incident. When initially approached... Read more
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cmt.com
Pilgrimage Music Festival: Year Two Wraps With Timeless Pop and Americanaincluding Alyssa Bonagura, Tim Easton, Angel Snow, Peter Bradley Adams and Matt
Pilgrimage Music Festival: Year Two Wraps With Timeless Pop and Americana
cmt.com / Posted 3 hours ago
including Alyssa Bonagura, Tim Easton, Angel Snow, Peter Bradley Adams and Matthew Perryman Jones. Lauren Tingle is a Tennessean and storyteller who eats music for breakfast, lunch and dinner. When she’s not writing or rocking out, she enjoys... Read more
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WCYB 5 Tri-Cities
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Tenn. dropping Obamacare in three metro areasout for the health care and financial security for all the members that we serv
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Tenn. dropping Obamacare in three metro areas
WCYB 5 Tri-Cities / Posted 6 hours ago
out for the health care and financial security for all the members that we serve," Vaughn said in an interview with The Tennessean. Our sister NBC affiliate WRCB said the company formally made the change to its 2017 plans in a Friday filing... Read more
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Knoxville News Sentinel
BCBST to pull out of Obamacare exchange in Knoxville, Nashville and Memphisout for the health care and financial security for all the members that we serv
BCBST to pull out of Obamacare exchange in Knoxville, Nashville and Memphis
Knoxville News Sentinel / Posted 6 hours ago
out for the health care and financial security for all the members that we serve," Vaughn said in an interview with The Tennessean. The company formally made the change to its 2017 plans in a Friday filing with the U.S. Department of Health and... Read more
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WBIR-TV Knoxville
BlueCross Blue Shield to pull out of Obamacare exchange in Knoxville, Nashville and Memphisout for the health care and financial security for all the members that we serv
BlueCross Blue Shield to pull out of Obamacare exchange in Knoxville, Nashville and Memphis
WBIR-TV Knoxville / Posted 6 hours ago
out for the health care and financial security for all the members that we serve," Vaughn said in an interview with The Tennessean. The company formally made the change to its 2017 plans in a Friday filing with the U.S. Department of Health and... Read more
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Knoxville News Sentinel
Former Nashville mayor to speak at Knoxville Dems’ Truman Day dinnerthis year he traveled to Chattanooga and Memphis to talk to leaders as he explo
Former Nashville mayor to speak at Knoxville Dems’ Truman Day dinner
Knoxville News Sentinel / Posted 14 hours ago
this year he traveled to Chattanooga and Memphis to talk to leaders as he explores a Democratic run for higher office, The Tennessean has reported. Tickets to the Truman Day dinner are $60 until Wednesday, when they become $70. For information... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
US country singer Jean Shepard dead at 82music and was a member of the Grand Ole Opry and Country Music Hall of Fame, di
US country singer Jean Shepard dead at 82
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 15 hours ago
music and was a member of the Grand Ole Opry and Country Music Hall of Fame, died on Sunday at age 82, the Nashville Tennessean reported. "Today is one of the hardest days of my life. Mom has been called home this morning and is now at... Read more
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Daily Mail
Two-old accidentally shoots 12-old boy in the leg'I heard a loud bang, and after that I heard kids screaming.' The toddler and
Two-old accidentally shoots 12-old boy in the leg
Daily Mail / Posted 17 hours ago
'I heard a loud bang, and after that I heard kids screaming.' The toddler and the preteen are relatives, according to The Tennessean. Authorities have not filed charges. The Youth Services Division of Metro police is investigating. The... Read more
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USA Today
Exonerated man says $832,000 not enoughuntil his release in 2009 when DNA evidence also proved his innocence in a rape
Exonerated man says $832,000 not enough
USA Today / Posted yesterday
until his release in 2009 when DNA evidence also proved his innocence in a rape case. (Photo: Shelley Mays / File / The Tennessean) The state has paid only two exoneration claims, McMillan’s and about $142,000 to a man in 2012 who was... Read more
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5KSDK St. Louis
Exonerated man says $832,000 not enoughuntil his release in 2009 when DNA evidence also proved his innocence in a rape
Exonerated man says $832,000 not enough
5KSDK St. Louis / Posted yesterday
until his release in 2009 when DNA evidence also proved his innocence in a rape case. (Photo: Shelley Mays / File / The Tennessean) (Photo: Shelly Mays/File/ The Tennessean) The state has paid only two exoneration claims, McMillan’s and about... Read more
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Bleacher Report
Where Would LSU Turn If It Fired Les Miles?a long way toward resurrecting his career. Kiffin discussed his mindset in the
Where Would LSU Turn If It Fired Les Miles?
Bleacher Report / Posted yesterday
a long way toward resurrecting his career. Kiffin discussed his mindset in the summer, per the Associated Press (h/t the Tennessean): Just going into the offseason, it’s kind of like being a freshman. I’ve said that to one of our coaches. I feel... Read more
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USA Today
Country Music Hall of Famer Jean Shepard diesan outspoken opponent of pop-country music. “Today’s country is not country, an
Country Music Hall of Famer Jean Shepard dies
USA Today / Posted yesterday
an outspoken opponent of pop-country music. “Today’s country is not country, and I’m very adamant about that,” she told The Tennessean in 2015. “I’ll tell anybody who’ll listen, and some of those who don’t want to listen, I’ll tell them anyway. ...... Read more
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cmt.com
Pilgrimage Music Festival: Six Things We Saw on Day Onethat the ball was snapped after time was up on the game clock, resulting in Aub
Pilgrimage Music Festival: Six Things We Saw on Day One
cmt.com / Posted yesterday
that the ball was snapped after time was up on the game clock, resulting in Auburn’s 18-13 win . Lauren Tingle is a Tennessean and storyteller who eats music for breakfast, lunch and dinner. When she’s not writing or rocking out, she enjoys... Read more
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The Seattle Times
Wrongfully convicted man seeks exoneration, compensationfor a crime he didn’t commit is getting a shot at exoneration and compensation,
Wrongfully convicted man seeks exoneration, compensation
The Seattle Times / Posted 2 days ago
for a crime he didn’t commit is getting a shot at exoneration and compensation, seven years after he was released. The Tennessean reports (http://tnne.ws/2di1eCE) the Tennessee Board of Parole will hear Lawrence McKinney’s case on Tuesday and... Read more
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FOX News
Nashville Judge Denies Resentencing In Vanderbilt Rape Casea different judge after they learned that 11 people had sent letters in support
Nashville Judge Denies Resentencing In Vanderbilt Rape Case
FOX News / Posted 2 days ago
a different judge after they learned that 11 people had sent letters in support of Cory Batey directly to the judge. The Tennessean reports (http://tnne.ws/2cUR3Zn) Watkins on Friday said he was not biased when he handed down the minimum sentence... Read more
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Detroit Free Press
Cracker Barrel goes trendy to lure Millennialsworks in the company's retail development center at its Lebanon headquarters Se
Cracker Barrel goes trendy to lure Millennials
Detroit Free Press / Posted 2 days ago
works in the company's retail development center at its Lebanon headquarters Sept. 15, 2016. (Photo: Alan Poizner / For The Tennessean) Cracker Barrel’s attempt to reinvigorate its brand is visible across departments, from its use of social media... Read more
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USA Today
Cracker Barrel goes trendy to lure Millennialsworks in the company's retail development center at its Lebanon headquarters Se
Cracker Barrel goes trendy to lure Millennials
USA Today / Posted 3 days ago
works in the company's retail development center at its Lebanon headquarters Sept. 15, 2016. (Photo: Alan Poizner / For The Tennessean) Cracker Barrel’s attempt to reinvigorate its brand is visible across departments, from its use of social media... Read more
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11 News Houston
Cracker Barrel goes trendy to lure Millennialsstore at the company's retail development center at its Lebanon headquarters Se
Cracker Barrel goes trendy to lure Millennials
11 News Houston / Posted 3 days ago
store at the company's retail development center at its Lebanon headquarters Sept. 15, 2016. (Photo: Alan Poizner / For The Tennessean) “Music is a big part of our brand,” Daily said. The tricky part of the effort is attracting younger customers... Read more
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The Daily Jeffersonian
Ed Temple dies: Coached Wilma Rudolph to Olympic gold medalsStates. Why did we have to go through all that kind of stuff? It just didn't ma
Ed Temple dies: Coached Wilma Rudolph to Olympic gold medals
The Daily Jeffersonian / Posted 3 days ago
States. Why did we have to go through all that kind of stuff? It just didn't make sense." In a 2007 interview with The Tennessean, Temple said Rudolph was the best female track and field athlete he'd ever seen. "She had it all," he said. "She... Read more
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cmt.com
Carrie Underwood Brings Storyteller Tour to Nashvilleblack street clothes, Underwood joined the party later to raise a toast to one
Carrie Underwood Brings Storyteller Tour to Nashville
cmt.com / Posted 3 days ago
black street clothes, Underwood joined the party later to raise a toast to one helluva Nashville night. Lauren Tingle is a Tennessean and storyteller who eats music for breakfast, lunch and dinner. When she’s not writing or rocking out, she enjoys... Read more
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WSMV Nashville
Ed Temple, famed TSU track and field coach, dies at age 89States. Why did we have to go through all that kind of stuff? It just didn't ma
Ed Temple, famed TSU track and field coach, dies at age 89
WSMV Nashville / Posted 3 days ago
States. Why did we have to go through all that kind of stuff? It just didn't make sense." In a 2007 interview with The Tennessean, Temple said Rudolph was the best female track and field athlete he'd ever seen. "She had it all," he said. "She... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Ed Temple dies: Coached Wilma Rudolph to Olympic gold medalsStates. Why did we have to go through all that kind of stuff? It just didn't ma
Ed Temple dies: Coached Wilma Rudolph to Olympic gold medals
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 3 days ago
States. Why did we have to go through all that kind of stuff? It just didn't make sense." In a 2007 interview with The Tennessean, Temple said Rudolph was the best female track and field athlete he'd ever seen. "She had it all," he said. "She... Read more
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KTVN Reno
Ed Temple dies: Coached Wilma Rudolph to Olympic gold medalsStates. Why did we have to go through all that kind of stuff? It just didn't ma
Ed Temple dies: Coached Wilma Rudolph to Olympic gold medals
KTVN Reno / Posted 3 days ago
States. Why did we have to go through all that kind of stuff? It just didn't make sense." In a 2007 interview with The Tennessean, Temple said Rudolph was the best female track and field athlete he'd ever seen. "She had it all," he said. "She... Read more
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Daily Herald
Ed Temple dies: Coached Wilma Rudolph to Olympic gold medalsStates. Why did we have to go through all that kind of stuff? It just didn't ma
Ed Temple dies: Coached Wilma Rudolph to Olympic gold medals
Daily Herald / Posted 3 days ago
States. Why did we have to go through all that kind of stuff? It just didn't make sense." In a 2007 interview with The Tennessean, Temple said Rudolph was the best female track and field athlete he'd ever seen. "She had it all," he said. "She... Read more
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ABC 7 Gulfshore News
Ed Temple dies: Coached Wilma Rudolph to Olympic gold medalsStates. Why did we have to go through all that kind of stuff? It just didn't ma
Ed Temple dies: Coached Wilma Rudolph to Olympic gold medals
ABC 7 Gulfshore News / Posted 3 days ago
States. Why did we have to go through all that kind of stuff? It just didn't make sense." In a 2007 interview with The Tennessean, Temple said Rudolph was the best female track and field athlete he'd ever seen. "She had it all," he said. "She... Read more
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WSMV Nashville
Ed Temple dies: Coached Wilma Rudolph to Olympic gold medalsStates. Why did we have to go through all that kind of stuff? It just didn't ma
Ed Temple dies: Coached Wilma Rudolph to Olympic gold medals
WSMV Nashville / Posted 3 days ago
States. Why did we have to go through all that kind of stuff? It just didn't make sense." In a 2007 interview with The Tennessean, Temple said Rudolph was the best female track and field athlete he'd ever seen. "She had it all," he said. "She... Read more
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Chattanooga Times Free Press
Ed Temple dies: Coached Wilma Rudolph to Olympic gold medalsStates. Why did we have to go through all that kind of stuff? It just didn't ma
Ed Temple dies: Coached Wilma Rudolph to Olympic gold medals
Chattanooga Times Free Press / Posted 3 days ago
States. Why did we have to go through all that kind of stuff? It just didn't make sense." In a 2007 interview with The Tennessean, Temple said Rudolph was the best female track and field athlete he'd ever seen. "She had it all," he said. "She... Read more
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USA Today
Police: 3 dead in shooting at plant in Tennesseefirst case of mass violence in recent memory. "This is still a fairly small co
Police: 3 dead in shooting at plant in Tennessee
USA Today / Posted 3 days ago
first case of mass violence in recent memory. "This is still a fairly small community, and folks know each other," McMinn County Sheriff Joe Guy said. Contributing: Ariana Sawyer, The Tennessean Read or Share this story: http://usat.ly... Read more
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USA Today
'Tobacco Road' songwriter John D. Loudermilk diesBobby Braddock wrote in a Facebook post. In 1961, when discussing his approach
'Tobacco Road' songwriter John D. Loudermilk dies
USA Today / Posted 3 days ago
Bobby Braddock wrote in a Facebook post. In 1961, when discussing his approach to songwriting, Loudermilk told The Tennessean, "I'm looking for the most different thing I can find. Everybody's writing 'I love you truly.' You've got to find... Read more
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cmt.com
Americana Music Honors & Awards Celebrates Legends and NewcomersMargo Price, Timothy B. Schmit and the McCrary Sisters. Terry Wyatt/Getty Imag
Americana Music Honors & Awards Celebrates Legends and Newcomers
cmt.com / Posted 3 days ago
Margo Price, Timothy B. Schmit and the McCrary Sisters. Terry Wyatt/Getty Images for Americana Music Lauren Tingle is a Tennessean and storyteller who eats music for breakfast, lunch and dinner. When she’s not writing or rocking out, she enjoys... Read more
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Deseret News
The incredibly touching moment 400 students serenaded a cancer-stricken teacher with hymnspeople who loved me so well," he wrote. Ellis, who left behind a wife and five
The incredibly touching moment 400 students serenaded a cancer-stricken teacher with hymns
Deseret News / Posted 4 days ago
people who loved me so well," he wrote. Ellis, who left behind a wife and five children, passed away on Friday, with Morrow sending an email to students that read, in part, "Ben entered heaven fully healed; he is home," according to the Tennes... Read more
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WSMV Nashville
TN Democrats react to Speaker Harwell's op-ed on Durham scandalthe Jeremy Durham sexual misconduct investigation. This call to action comes i
TN Democrats react to Speaker Harwell's op-ed on Durham scandal
WSMV Nashville / Posted 4 days ago
the Jeremy Durham sexual misconduct investigation. This call to action comes in response to Harwell's recent op-ed in The Tennessean, where she wrote that the expulsion closed a painful chapter in Tennessee. Mancini said the chapter is not over... Read more
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The Chattanoogan
Tennessee Members Introduce Bill To Name The Nashville Federal Courthouse In Honor Of Fred ThompsonStates Attorney. In 1973, Sen. Howard Baker named him minority counsel in the U
Tennessee Members Introduce Bill To Name The Nashville Federal Courthouse In Honor Of Fred Thompson
The Chattanoogan / Posted 4 days ago
States Attorney. In 1973, Sen. Howard Baker named him minority counsel in the U.S. Senate Watergate hearings. In 1994, Tennesseans elected him United States Senator. He was an actor in more than 20 movies. It is appropriate to name the new... Read more
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Chattanooga Times Free Press
Nashville mosque sues state over tax exemption denialAcademy school was denied because of a banking deal that allowed the center to
Nashville mosque sues state over tax exemption denial
Chattanooga Times Free Press / Posted 4 days ago
Academy school was denied because of a banking deal that allowed the center to follow its religious beliefs, reported the Tennessean. The center was billed more than $87,000 in past-due taxes as a result. In 2008, the mosque built a new school... Read more
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Boston Globe
Firestorms at 2 colleges after students share racially charged photosplayers with the Philadelphia Eagles raising their fists during the national an
Firestorms at 2 colleges after students share racially charged photos
Boston Globe / Posted 4 days ago
players with the Philadelphia Eagles raising their fists during the national anthem, according to a report from The Tennessean. The student, a freshman whose name has not been released but who posted under the user name juswoodard97,... Read more
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The Memphis Flyer
Blair Witchactual film. Adam Wingard is one of those filmmakers who grew up in the shadow
Blair Witch
The Memphis Flyer / Posted 4 days ago
actual film. Adam Wingard is one of those filmmakers who grew up in the shadow of The Project. The prolific Tennessean (he was born in Oak Ridge) has close ties to the low-budget indie world. He worked in the found-footage horror... Read more
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Newser
Nashville Has Decided to Treat Marijuana Possession Differentlydecriminalizing marijuana by handing out $50 fines or community service for pos
Nashville Has Decided to Treat Marijuana Possession Differently
Newser / Posted 4 days ago
decriminalizing marijuana by handing out $50 fines or community service for possession of a half-ounce or less, reports the Tennessean. The bill gives "police the option of not treating someone with a little pot like a hardened criminal," says... Read more
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USA Today
Court: Nashville teacher labeled porn videos with girls' first namesto the Tennessee State Board of Education for a teacher's license revocation he
Court: Nashville teacher labeled porn videos with girls' first names
USA Today / Posted 4 days ago
to the Tennessee State Board of Education for a teacher's license revocation hearing. Personnel records obtained by The Tennessean show Jones has never been in trouble with the district. After his arrest, questions on social media arose on... Read more
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Chattanooga Times Free Press
Two sides of the same good storylater told Sherlin the hug was bigger than the championship. The late journalis
Two sides of the same good story
Chattanooga Times Free Press / Posted 4 days ago
later told Sherlin the hug was bigger than the championship. The late journalist John Seigenthaler, editor of the Tennessean newspaper at that time, reportedly said of the hug, "That was the greatest thing that could have happened for... Read more
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The Chattanoogan
Corker Congratulates Katie Davis Majors On Being Named An “Angel In Adoption”Senator Bob Corkeron Wednesday, congratulated Tennessean Katie Davis Majors on
Corker Congratulates Katie Davis Majors On Being Named An “Angel In Adoption”
The Chattanoogan / Posted 4 days ago
Senator Bob Corkeron Wednesday, congratulated Tennessean Katie Davis Majors on being named a “2016 Angel in Adoption” by the Congressional Coalition on Adoption Institute (CCAI) for her devotion to adoption and her work in Uganda through her... Read more
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USA Today
Nashville passes measure to decriminalize potup a similar ordinance in two weeks. Nashville’s pot legislation now heads to
Nashville passes measure to decriminalize pot
USA Today / Posted 4 days ago
up a similar ordinance in two weeks. Nashville’s pot legislation now heads to the desk of Mayor Megan Barry, who told The Tennessean this week that she would sign the measure into law. Wording in the ordinance makes it effective when the mayor... Read more
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cmt.com
The Evolution of the Cadillac ThreeNashville’s growing population and prevalent construction, getting anywhere in
The Evolution of the Cadillac Three
cmt.com / Posted 4 days ago
Nashville’s growing population and prevalent construction, getting anywhere in town can be a real bitch, too. In May, The Tennessean newspaper reported that that approximately 71 people move to Music City every day. “People ask us all over the... Read more
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Knoxville News Sentinel
Tennessee attorney disciplinary board investigating Jeremy Durhamhis desk in the House Chambers during a special session Tuesday Sept. 13, 2016,
Tennessee attorney disciplinary board investigating Jeremy Durham
Knoxville News Sentinel / Posted 5 days ago
his desk in the House Chambers during a special session Tuesday Sept. 13, 2016, in Nashville, Tenn. (George Walker IV, The Tennessean) By Dave Boucher, USA TODAY NETWORK - Tennessee Reporters Stacey Barchenger and Joel Ebert contributed to this... Read more
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Chattanooga Times Free Press
Nashville gives approval of Google Fiber-backed ordinanceDavidson County. Still, fearing legal delays, Barry said she wished the provide
Nashville gives approval of Google Fiber-backed ordinance
Chattanooga Times Free Press / Posted 5 days ago
Davidson County. Still, fearing legal delays, Barry said she wished the providers could have come to an agreement, The Tennessean reported. "Unfortunately, the likelihood of protracted litigation could delay implementation of this law designed... Read more
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