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Reduced Neyland Stadium capacity is bad for Flights

All the excitement in the world can’t take away from the major advantage Tennessee football continues to lose with the news surrounding renovations to the new Neyland Stadium. Approved by the board and revealed last Friday, there’s certainly a lot to like about the stadium. Rocky Top adds a jumbotron to the north end zone. They add WiFi Stadium, an ...

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Jonesborough Days Brings Good Times, MoonPies to Tennessee’s Oldest Town | Living

Next weekend, downtown Jonesborough will be the place for MoonPies, live music, fireworks and more. The annual Jonesborough Days festival will take place July 2 and 3 on Main Street, directly across from the historic Washington County Courthouse. Little Miss Jonesborough The Jonesborough Days Festival will host the Little Miss Jonesborough Days pageant on Saturday, July 2, from noon to ...

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Parker named to WNBA All-Star Game 7

University of Tennessee graduate Candace Parker has been named to her seventh WNBA All-Star Game, the league announced Wednesday afternoon. Parker, in his second year with his hometown Chicago Sky, earned the nod for the second season in a row. As a bonus for Parker, the 2022 AT&T WNBA All-Star Game will be played within the familiar confines ...

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Board: No increase in tuition at community and technical colleges | Tennessee News

COLUMBIA, Tenn. (AP) — Students attending public community colleges and colleges of applied technology in Tennessee will not face increased tuition or fees for the next academic year, officials said. The Tennessee Board of Regents voted at a quarterly meeting Friday to keep tuition rates steady for the second time in three years. The board oversees the state’s community colleges ...

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A year later, Searcher reflects on the Summer Wells case | Tennessee News

ROGERSVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — On June 15, 2021, around 6:30 p.m., Summer Wells, 5, was reported missing. More than 120 teams, including members of the Hawkins County Sheriff’s Office, the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation and the Church Hill Rescue Squad, searched a large area around the Beech Creek family home for 13 days. The entrance to the residence’s long driveway ...

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Johnson City is Tennessee’s #1 Small Town for Small Business | WJHL

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (WJHL) — Johnson City is the top-ranked small town in Tennessee for small businesses in a just-released “Go Verizon” report that ranks nearly 400 cities. “We have a lot of independent businesses here,” Bob Cantler, CEO of the Johnson City Washington County Chamber of Commerce, said Thursday after seeing the rankings. “We have a lot of independent ...

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Tennessee Titans: five players “unavailable” at Minicamp

NASHVILLE — If it had been the regular season, they would have been listed on the injury report under “didn’t practice.” Because it was only the mandatory minicamp in June, Tennessee Titans coach Mike Vrabel simply classified a handful of players who didn’t participate in Tuesday’s on-field practice as “unavailable.” . Those five players included a pair of first-round picks, ...

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What to watch in this week’s Titans minicamp

NASHVILLE- The Titans kick off a three-day minicamp Tuesday at Saint Thomas Sports Park. Here’s an overview of what to watch: -Although contact work is prohibited in all practices, the intensity is expected to increase this week as the team wraps up the off-season program. The Titans, per NFLPA guidelines, are allowed to practice Tuesday through Thursday, with a day ...

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Aggies heading to CWS; Flights, Hokies, Longhorns force game 3

Texas A&M swept its NCAA super regional and qualified for the College World Series, and Tennessee, Virginia Tech and Texas won on Saturday to tie their best-of-three series. Mississippi and Arkansas won their super regional openers to move into a victory to make the CWS. In Saturday night’s super regional opener, Auburn played Oregon State and Connecticut at Stanford. National ...

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Tennessee Titans: with Malik Willis, back to the basics of the quarterback

NASHVILLE — A new player has changed a lot in the Tennessee Titans quarterback room. Over the past two seasons, starter Ryan Tannehill and backup Logan Woodside have seen a quartet of veteran teammates come and go. Trevor Sieman, DeShone Kizer, Matt Barkley and Kevin Hogan all came to the Titans with some NFL experience, and each had started at ...

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School districts in Middle Tennessee battle high gas prices and lack of bus drivers

LEBANON, Tenn. (WKRN) — High gas prices are hurting some school districts in Middle Tennessee, and that’s not the only issue at play. One district told News 2 it also has a critical need for people to drive the buses. The shortage of school bus drivers has been a concern for many school districts in Middle Tennessee for years. Now, ...

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Tennessee Titans: David Long aims to make short list of best NFL linebackers

NASHVILLE — David Long is rarely — if ever — one of the first players mentioned when the topic of the Tennessee Titans defense comes up. After all, this unit includes returning stars like safety Kevin Byard, defensive lineman Jeffery Simmons and outside linebacker Harold Landry as well as up-and-coming youngsters like cornerback Kristian Fulton and safety Amani Hooker. Long’s ...

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$400 million in COVID recovery funds will bring broadband to communities

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WKRN) — The COVID-19 pandemic has created technology barriers for many rural counties in Tennessee as people have begun working from home or participating in online learning. But the state is working to close the gap. Taylre Beaty of the Tennessee Department of Economic and Community Development is the state’s director of broadband. “I think the COVID-19 pandemic ...

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With 8 returning starters, Titans hope for tougher defense

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — All-Pro safety Kevin Byard made it clear early in Tennessee’s offseason schedule that the Titans want to be the best defense in the NFL. Busy in the last stage of the off-season program, the veteran who is entering his seventh season does not see much. “I’m not necessarily going to set high expectations, although I said ...

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After controversy, reshuffle at the Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency

A reshuffle at the Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency has resulted in the abrupt layoff of key management personnel after a month-long period in which the agency drew anger from Republican and Democratic lawmakers over plans to clear-cutting – and lost a major legal fight. Deputy Director Chris Richardson, once considered a candidate to lead the agency, Tracey Boyers, who served ...

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Why the Florida Gators are about to fall behind the Tennessee Vols

There is nothing more important to the success of a college football program than recruiting. Elite coaching doesn’t mean much without elite talent. And no one understands that better right now than Tennessee Vols. Tennessee takes advantage of the fact that players can earn money from their name, image and likeness. The Vols quarterback Hendon Hooker would earn more than ...

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Gilbert, Tennessee defeated Vanderbilt 10-1 in the SEC Tournament

HOOVER, Ala. (AP) — Drew Gilbert went 2-for-4 with two RBIs and scored twice, five Tennessee pitchers combined to give up just five hits and the top-ranked volunteers beat No. 8 seed Vanderbilt 10- 1 Thursday night in the SEC tournament. Tennessee (50-7) plays the winner between 12th-seeded Kentucky and fourth-seeded LSU on Friday. The Commodores play the loser in ...

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Zeigler, Allen in GOP Runoff for Secretary of State | Tennessee News

By JAY REEVES, Associated Press Republican nominations for four statewide races were on the ballot Tuesday, along with a constitutional amendment to fund improvements to state parks and historic sites. Here is an overview of the main races: Incumbent state auditor Jim Zeigler and state Rep. Wes Allen qualified for the Republican primary runoff to succeed GOP incumbent John Merrill ...

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API Middle Tennessee Hosts API Heritage Month Arts Festival

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WTVF) – A celebration of Asian and Pacific Islander Heritage Month was showcased across the visual, performing and culinary arts on Sunday. “We wanted to push people to really think about the food they eat, the images and the culture they see, and to really think about our people holistically, and just think beyond the things that they ...

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Sip across the state on the Tennessee Whiskey Trail

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WTVF) – A trail dotting distilleries from Memphis to Bristol is growing, giving tourists and locals the chance to taste Tennessee whiskey and learn the craftsmanship behind each bottle. “There’s a huge amount of history that’s basically what makes up the spirit itself,” said Charity Toombs, marketing director for the Tennessee Whiskey Trail. “The distilleries will always tell ...

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Tennessee ranks low for teacher pay. What can help with retention?

New rankings from the National Education Association place Tennessee near the bottom when it comes to the quality of our public school teachers’ compensation. Tennessee is ranked No. 42 in public teacher pay with an average of $52,871 in the 2020-21 school year, according to the report. The national average salary for public school teachers exceeded $65,000 in the same ...

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Celebrating AAPI Heritage Month in East Tennessee

Approximately 18,000 people of Asian and Pacific Islander descent live in Knox, Sevier, and Blount counties. Knoxville, Tenn. — The month of May is dedicated to celebrating the contributions of Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders. According to the US Census Bureau, Asians and Pacific Islanders make up 2.6% of Tennessee’s population. That’s over 180,000 people. Approximately 18,000 people of Asian ...

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Tennessee Titans Rookie Minicamp Day 2: News, Notes, Video

Titans first-rounder Treylon Burks was back on the field after limited action on the first day of rookie camp. Caught two passes from Malik Willis (one in the middle in 11s, one in 7s). Dropped another in 7 seconds (McCreary on cover). — Ben Arthur (@benyarthur) May 14, 2022 Nicholas Petit-Frère spent a good 20 extra minutes after practice working ...

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Nurses to protest sentencing in Tennessee patient death case – KTSM 9 News

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Nurses traveled from across the country to demonstrate Friday outside the courtroom where a former Tennessee nurse was to be sentenced for causing the death of a patient. RaDonda Vaught was found guilty in March of criminally negligent homicide and gross negligence of an intoxicated adult after she accidentally administered the wrong medication. She faces up ...

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Tennessee has refused to overturn mask mandates for schools

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WTVF) — After a long battle, an appeals court has ruled that K-12 mask mandates are legal despite a state law trying to ban their use. The legal dilemma began when the state removed the ability of school districts to adopt masking policies and transferred it to the commissioner of the Tennessee Department of Health. The families of ...

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The University of Tennessee will again require ACT or SAT scores

All campuses in the University of Tennessee system will revert to requiring standardized test scores, such as the ACT or SAT, for students applying for the fall 2023 semester. The university suspended its testing requirements for two years at the height of the coronavirus pandemic when testing centers closed to mitigate the spread of the virus. In response, universities across ...

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Williamson County’s high schools are ranked among the best in Tennessee, United States; 2 Williamson County commissioners lose seats in May 3 primaries and other Nashville-area news

Ravenwood High School ranked sixth in U.S. News & World Report’s 2022 ranking of America’s Best High Schools. Brentwood and Franklin High also made the top 10 on the annual list, which ranks 17,800 schools. (Courtesy of Williamson County Schools) Read the most popular news from the past week in the Nashville area. Williamson County high schools ranked among the ...

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Tennessee Titans: Hassan Haskins runs after, not by contact

NASHVILLE — Whether he has the ball or not, opposing players drive past Hassan Haskins at their peril. The Michigan running back, the first of two fourth-round picks from the Tennessee Titans last Saturday, is a self-proclaimed “angry” runner who refuses to be taken down easily. For example, out of 270 carries last season, he was tackled for a loss ...

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Escaped murder suspect in Alabama has extensive criminal history in central Tennessee

GILES COUNTY, Tenn. (WKRN) – A Giles County detective who interviewed a fugitive murder suspect in Alabama said the fugitive had no respect for human life. On April 29, suspected murderer Casey White escaped from a Lauderdale County, Alabama jail with the help of a female correctional officer. Warrants have also been issued for that former officer, Vicky White, 56. ...

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Storm fallout unresolved for Simmons in Tennessee | Arkansas Business News

We were unable to send the item. The Simmons Bank branch in Dresden, Tennessee, was among 21 tornado-ravaged businesses that ripped through the city on December 10. (Photo provided) Nearly five months have passed since a tornado roared through Dresden, Tennessee. Spawned by a December 10-11 storm that traveled a path of destruction across four states, the twister killed a ...

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Nashville hosts Philadelphia Union in non-conference play

Philadelphia Union (5-1-2, first in Eastern Conference) vs. Nashville SC (3-3-2, eighth in Western Conference) Nashville, TN; Sunday, 4 p.m. EDT FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: Nashville SC +123, Philadelphia +251, Draw +209; over/under is 2.5 goals BOTTOM LINE: Nashville and the Philadelphia Union hit the field in a non-conference game. Nashville is 0-0-0 in home games. Nashville is 10th in the ...

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Tennessee General Assembly Passes Donor Disclosure Bill – Ballotpedia News

On April 21, the Tennessee House of Representatives passed SB1005, a bill creating additional disclosure requirements for 501(c)(4) organizations and candidate committees. The Tennessee Senate passed the bill on April 14, and the legislation is now heading to Governor Bill Lee (R). What the bill would do Current state law requires all candidate committees to report individual contributions if the ...

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A dog escapes from Ukraine to a new home in Greene Co.

GREENE COUNTY, Tenn. (WJHL) — After traversing a war zone, a Ukrainian golden retriever has a new home in eastern Tennessee. Conflicts abroad continue to wreak havoc not only on Ukrainians, but also on their pets. “Timon”, one year old, is one of the lucky ones because he was able to get out of it. Just a few weeks ago, ...

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Ford Investing $16 Million in Tennessee for Conservation and Education

In addition to stream restoration efforts, the investment will support hands-on STEM education and 4-H youth development. MEMPHIS, Tennessee — As part of the BlueOval City megasite in West Tennessee, Ford Motor Company announced Friday that it will invest more than $16 million to restore Lone Oaks Farm creeks and wetlands in the county. by Hardeman. Lone Oaks Farm is ...

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Rashaan Evans: Reunion with Dean Pees “A Match Made in Heaven”

Rashaan Evans became a philosopher when he thought back to the end of his time with the Tennessee Titans. “The problem with learning football is that there will be times when you’ll be the guy, there will be times when you’re not the guy,” Evans said last week during his introductory press conference as a member of the Atlanta Falcons. ...

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New Tennessee law hopes to reduce overdose deaths by providing greater access to life-saving drug

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WKRN) – Tennessee House Bill 2465 became law on April 4. This new law will equip more Tennesseans with the knowledge and tools to help prevent the fatal drug overdoses that are all too common in our state. This law could be a lifeline in Tennessee, where the opioid epidemic is deadlier than ever and naloxone is not ...

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The mother of a teenager killed at school by the police takes legal action | USA News®

Knoxville, Tenn. (AP) — The mother of a teenager who was killed by police at her Tennessee high school has filed a federal complaint over the shooting. Chanada Robinson filed a lawsuit Monday against the City of Knoxville, the Knoxville Police Department and the Knox County School Board in the death of her 17-year-old son, Anthony Thompson Jr., last year ...

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Why Tennessee legal fees dropped in NCAA football team investigation

Documents show the University of Tennessee’s legal fees plummeted after it ended its year-long internal NCAA investigation into allegations that football coach Jeremy Pruitt and his staff allegedly committed gross recruitment violations. This suggests the university is in a waiting situation, waiting for the NCAA to rule while paying minimal attorney fees. In January, Chancellor Donde Plowman told Knox News ...

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Tennessee Titans: Look forward (not backward) to determine schedule strength

Trying to predict the strength of an NFL team’s schedule for the upcoming season can be a foolish business. Most of these calculations are based solely on team records from the previous year, when in reality club rosters go through different levels of transformation each off-season. Take the example of the Jacksonville Jaguars. By factoring them into a 2022 calendar ...

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10 Tennessee Communities Chosen for Downtown Revitalization | Tennessee News

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Ten communities across the state have been selected to participate in Tennessee’s downtown revitalization program. The state Department of Economic and Community Development said Wednesday the selected communities are Alexandria, Copperhill, Cumberland Gap, Decherd, Loretto, Newbern, Oneida, Rossville, Tellico Plains and Waverly. The two-year program helps local communities revitalize traditional business districts, create jobs and “maintain ...

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Court hearing set as Tennessee city fights state takeover

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — A hearing is scheduled for Wednesday in a lawsuit filed by a predominantly black Tennessee town located near… MEMPHIS, Tennessee (AP) — A hearing is scheduled for Wednesday in a lawsuit filed by a predominantly black Tennessee town located near the site of a Ford pickup truck plant as it tries to fight a takeover of ...

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Cross and Lewis finish in the Top 10; Steals third in the Mason Rudolph Championship

FRANKLIN, Tenn. – Spencer Cross and Brice Lewis each recorded top-10 finishes and Tennessee’s No. 20 men’s golf team finished third in the Mason Rudolph Championship on Sunday at Vanderbilt Legends Club. The Vols shot a total of three rounds of 16 under, including 3 under on Sunday. Including Tennessee, only three teams in the field shot under par in ...

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Mason, Tennessee: NAACP Helps Majority Black Town File Lawsuit Against Tennessee Comptroller

Mayor Mason Emmit Gooden, the board of aldermen and the city are accusing Tennessee Treasury Comptroller Jason Mumpower of violating the Equal Protection Clause and exceeding his authority under state and federal laws as controller by his “illegal efforts” to take over the finances of the commune. The comptroller’s office declined to comment on the lawsuit, but has previously denied ...

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7 injured in Arkansas tornado as storms move deep south | Missouri News

By KEN MILLER and JILL BLEED, Associated Press Severe storms including at least two confirmed tornadoes injured several people on Wednesday, damaged homes and businesses and destroyed power lines in Mississippi and Tennessee after causing damage in Arkansas, Missouri and Texas overnight before heading south. No deaths had been reported from the storms as of Wednesday night, officials said. But ...

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Fulkerson selected to compete in 3X3U National Championship

Tennessee Super Senior Forward John Fulkerson has been selected to compete in the 2022 3X3U National Championship, the event announced Monday. The event takes place Friday through Sunday at the Sugar Mill in New Orleans, the host city of this year’s Men’s Final Four. The 3X3U National Championship pits 16 four-man teams representing each Division I basketball conference against each ...

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Afghan pilot left his country and resettled in Chattanooga | Tennessee News

By WYATT MASSEY, Chattanooga Times Free Press CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (AP) – It was mission impossible, he wrote. Or, perhaps more accurately, a suicide mission. Within days, his country had fallen to the Taliban, a reality Khial Shinwari had not expected. He saw the horror of the evacuation of the Afghan military base. The Afghan air force colonel had gone to ...

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Robert Woods reveals why Tennessee was the preferred shopping destination

The addition of Robert Woods will greatly benefit the Tennesee Titans. Once he’s finished recovering from a torn ACL, the Titans will have a very versatile wide receiver to cover for the loss of Julio Jones. Woods has spent the past five seasons with the Los Angeles Rams. He became a huge addition to the team and was a key ...

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1 in 5 Tennessee children living in poverty according to latest state data

Knoxville, Tenn. (WATE) – One in five Tennessee children lived in poverty in 2020 according to the Tennessee Commission on Children and Youth. The commission recently released its annual county child well-being profiles that explore data on child development. The profiles look at data from 2020, then rank counties based on economic well-being, education, health and family, and community. The ...

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Tennessee Titans: Pro Bowl groomed Rodger Saffold to move to Buffalo Bills

Rodger Saffold’s first Pro Bowl appearance — in his 12th NFL season — was a major milestone in his career. It also helped guide him in a new professional direction. A few days after the Tennessee Titans freed him in a bid to create much-needed salary cap space, Saffold signed a one-year, $6.25 million contract with the Buffalo Bills. The ...

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Softball preview: #14 Lady Vols vs. #10 Arkansas

KNOXVILLE, TN — After a 2-0 start to the conference game and a 10-game winning streak, the No. 14/15 Lady Vol softball team returns to Sherri Parker Lee Stadium this weekend for its home opener series of the SEC vs. Arkansas #10/12. Friday’s series opener is scheduled for 6 p.m. ET, while Saturday and Sunday’s games are scheduled for 1 ...

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‘Age-appropriate’ school library bill heads to TN governor’s office

Marta W. Aldrich The Tennessee Legislature sends a school library bill to Governor Bill Lee’s office to review library materials for “age appropriateness”. Along partisan lines, the GOP-controlled House of Representatives voted 73 to 21 Monday night to approve the Republican governor‘s proposal after the measure was swiftly passed by the Senate last month. The legislation would require each public ...

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Body found near a trail in Bristol, Tennessee | WJHL

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Tennessee Volunteers take on Kentucky Wildcats in SEC Tournament

Kentucky Wildcats (26-6, 14-4 SEC) vs. Tennessee Volunteers (24-7, 14-4 SEC) Tampa, Fla.; Saturday, 3:30 PM EST FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE:… Kentucky Wildcats (26-6, 14-4 SEC) vs. Tennessee Volunteers (24-7, 14-4 SEC) Tampa, Florida; Saturday, 3:30 p.m. EST FANDUEL SPORTS LINES LINE: Tennessee -2; plus/minus is 139.5 BOTTOM LINE: The No. 9 Tennessee Volunteers and No. 5 Kentucky Wildcats play in ...

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TN lawmakers to consider birth father bill

MEMPHIS, Tenn.– Signing a birth certificate can turn a happy event into a nightmare with just one question: Who is the baby’s “real” father? State Representative Antonio Parkinson, who represents District 98 in Shelby County, said a bill he plans to introduce next week in Nashville will help answer that question. The bill is focused on single people and men ...

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Concerns about the TN Bill

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WKRN) – A proposed “Texas-style” abortion ban on Capitol Hill is raising some concerns among choice advocates. The bill, by Rep. Rebecca Alexander (R-Jonesborough) and Sen. Rusty Crowe (R-Johnson City), follows the lead of controversial Texas law SB-8, which is pending, which bans abortions after 6 weeks and allows anyone to sue those who help someone to have ...

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National Gasoline Average Climbs to $4 a Gallon: Here’s the Tennessee Average

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WKRN) – Gas prices in the United States are soaring and starting to exceed national averages. According to GasBuddy, for the first time in 14 years, the average national gas price in the United States has exceeded $4 per gallon. GasBuddy announced the record average on Saturday in a statement saying Russia’s recent invasion of Ukraine is to ...

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Women’s tennis heads to UT Martin for Saturday doubles

History links CHATTANOOGA – The Chattanooga Mocs women’s tennis team returns to action this weekend with a doubleheader on Saturday in Martin, Tennessee, as the team takes on Missouri State and hosts UT Martin in non-conference action at the Skyhawk Tennis Complex. Due to forecast rain on Sunday, the original schedule was changed to UTC facing Missouri ...

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Bill to criminally charge librarians, ban books containing ‘obscene material’ backed by TN GOP

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WKRN) — The Republican supermajority in the Capitol is seeking more books, this time books that the GOP says contain pornographic material. The bill (HB 1944) receives negative reactions and could criminally charge librarians. Rep. Scott Cepicky (R-Culleoka) is pushing ahead with his party’s support on a bill to ban library books and criminalize educators providing access to ...

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EXPLAINER: Verdict for American at Nissan in Ghosn Scandal | Tennessee News

By YURI KAGEYAMA, AP Business Writer TOKYO (AP) — A Tokyo court will issue a verdict Thursday in the criminal trial of Greg Kelly, an American and former executive of Japanese automaker Nissan. Kelly has been charged with financial wrongdoing for underreporting the compensation of Carlos Ghosn, his former boss and former chairman of Nissan. The presiding judge will read ...

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9 AFC South stories from the past week for fans

Another week, another trip to the AFC South to see what the Tennessee Titans’ rivals are up to – the Indianapolis Colts, Houston Texans and Jacksonville Jaguars. As we prepare to move the schedule back to March and stay weeks away from the start of free agency, the Colts are apparently still weighing their options under center. Carson Wentz is ...

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Former Tennessee Rep. Beth Harwell to run for Congress

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WTVF) — Longtime Tennessee lawmaker and former State House Speaker Beth Harwell has announced that she is running for Congress. Harwell is campaigning for the Republican nomination of Tennessee’s new 5th congressional district. The district spans parts of Davidson, Wilson, Williamson, Maury, Lewis, and Marshall counties. She served as the state representative for the 56th District for 30 ...

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Family of 12-year-old TN boy killed by stray bullet calls on lawmakers to review unlicensed transportation and tackle gang violence

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WKRN) — This was a call for lawmakers to do something — anything to prevent another tragic child shooting death from happening again. Artemis Rayford, 12, was killed on Christmas morning when a stray bullet flew through his house and hit him while he was playing with his gifts. Artemis had Christmas morning circled on his calendar and ...

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Missing cat reunited with Tennessee family after 7 years with help from Riverside County Animal Service Chief

A family who moved to Tennessee have found their long-lost feline friend, thanks to Riverside County Animal Service Chief John Welsh. Ebi, an 8-year-old cat, came to the Jurupa Valley County shelter came to the shelter in January after a good Samaritan found her on Lemon Street in downtown Riverside. Officials said it was actually not far from where she ...

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Jefferson leads Middle Tennessee against UTEP after 26-point outing

UTEP Miners (15-10, 9-5 C-USA) vs. Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders (18-7, 10-3 C-USA) Murfreesboro, TN; Monday, 7 p.m. EST BOTTOM LINE: Middle Tennessee hosts UTEP Miners after Josh Jefferson scored 26 points in Middle Tennessee’s 87-79 win over the Florida Atlantic Owls. The Blue Raiders are 12-0 at home. Middle Tennessee is 1-0 in one possession games. The Miners are ...

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Students complete the 13th mural in Lebanon County, Tennessee | Local News

LEBANON, TN – The Wilson County Convention Visitors Bureau, in partnership with the Lebanon Special School District (LSSD), recently announced its 13th mural as part of the WilCo County Paint Mural Initiative. The mural was painted by fourth and fifth graders from Jones Brummett Elementary School. The students were assisted by their art teacher, Alexis Hamnett. “I taught art at ...

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Tennessee man sentenced for series of church arson attacks | WJHL

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WKRN) — A Nashville man was convicted Wednesday of intentionally setting fire to several churches in the Nashville metro area several years ago. Alan Douglas Fox, 29, was sentenced to seven years in federal prison and three years of probation. Man sentenced to 40 years after pleading guilty to murdering Hawkins Co. Fox was indicted last August and ...

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Middle Tennessee Electric offers payment options for high winter bills | Local News

The recent extreme cold spell has resulted in increased energy bills for many Middle Tennessee Electric (MTE) members, and the organization offers many bill payment options that can help. Heating and cooling costs can account for up to half of the energy consumption of a single-family home. When temperatures drop, running the heater for long periods of time can result ...

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Young leads Charlotte against Middle Tennessee after 28-point performance

Charlotte 49ers (13-10, 6-5 C-USA) at Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders (16-7, 7-3 C-USA) Murfreesboro, TN; Sunday, 3 p.m. EST FANDUEL SPORTS LINE LINE: Middle Tennessee -6.5; plus/minus is 142.5 BOTTOM LINE: Charlotte takes on the Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders after Jahmir Young scored 28 points in Charlotte’s 82-77 loss to the Louisiana Tech Bulldogs. The Blue Raiders are 11-0 in ...

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FBI seeks man charged with eight bank robberies in Alabama, Tennessee

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WHNT) – Federal officials are looking for a man they believe is linked to at least eight bank robberies in Tennessee and northern Alabama. According to the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), the suspect is described as a Caucasian male, 26 to 40 years old, 5’6 to 5’10 tall, weighing 160 to 190 pounds, bald with brown or ...

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Big finish lifts No. 19 Tennessee on Mississippi St 72-63

STARKVILLE, Miss. (AP) — Josiah-Jordan James and Kennedy Chandler each scored 18 points and the No. 19 Tennessee beat Mississippi State 11-2 in the final three minutes for a 72-63 win Wednesday night. . The second half went back and forth and tied at 61 before the Volunteers (17-6, 8-3 Southeastern Conference) closed strong for their sixth straight league victory. ...

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President Biden announces the arrival of an electric vehicle charger factory in Tennessee

President Joe Biden and Tritium DCFC Ltd. Managing Director Jane Hunter announced on Tuesday that the Australian electric vehicle charging company plans to build its first US manufacturing plant in Tennessee. The facility in Lebanon, east of Nashville, is expected to produce up to 30,000 electric vehicle chargers a year and create 500 jobs, the White House said. Hunter said ...

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Tennessee inmates could have escaped through prison’s HVAC system, deputies say

through: VanJones, Ben GiliamNexstar Multimedia Cable Job : February 6, 2022 / 4:02 p.m. EST / Update: February 6, 2022 / 4:02 p.m. EST SULLIVAN COUNTY, Tennessee (WJHL) — Three inmates who escaped from a Tennessee County jail are believed to be on the run in a pickup truck, the Sullivan County Sheriff‘s Office announced Sunday. The three men allegedly ...

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Nashville woman creates Tennessee resettlement aid to help Afghan families | News

NASHVILLE (WSMV) — Katie Finn never planned to switch from helping save the planet to helping save people. The 27-year-old sustainable development student was getting her master’s degree in Europe when the Bosnian refugee crisis opened her eyes and her heart. She became a passionate volunteer, listening to the stories of the refugees and meeting needs such as blankets for ...

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Middle Tennessee Baseball Celebrates 2022 Season at 49th Groundhog Day Luncheon

History links MURFRESBORO, Tenn. — Middle Tennessee Baseball officially kicked off its 2022 campaign on Wednesday, introducing this year’s team to fans and supporters at the 49th annual Groundhog Day Luncheon. Amid the traditional meal of pork shanks, white beans, tomato salad, scallions, cornbread, chocolate cake and ice cream in the Student Union Ballroom, Head Coach Jim Tomman and master ...

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Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Announces Opening of First Office in Memphis Tennessee

MEMPHIS, Tenn.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices, a global network of residential real estate brokerage franchises, is pleased to announce its expansion into the South region with the addition of Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices McLemore & Co., Realty. This marks the continued growth of the Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices brand with its 10th location in the state of Tennessee adding 32 network agents to ...

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Edie Darby, sister of Tess Darby, signs up for Lady Vols

Tess Darby, center, dons a Tennessee jersey January 29, with her sister Tess Darby and coach Kellie Harper. (Photo: Darby family photo) Edie Darby, sister of current Lady Vol Tess Darby, enlisted in Tennessee. Darby, who signed up last November, waited to release the news until she was deep into her senior season at Greenfield High School, which ...

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Texas host No. 18 Tennessee after Vescovi’s 23-point performance

Tennessee Volunteers (14-5, 5-3 SEC) at Texas Longhorns (15-5, 5-3 Big 12) Austin, TX; Saturday, 8 p.m. EST FANDUEL SPORTS BOOK LINE: Texas -3.5; plus/minus is 127.5 BOTTOM LINE: The No. 18 Tennessee visits the Texas Longhorns after Santiago Vescovi scored 23 points in Tennessee’s 78-71 win over the Florida Gators. The Longhorns are 12-1 at home. Texas is eighth ...

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Tennessee bill that would allow early parole for ‘actually dead’ life-sentenced murderers

TRI-CITIES, Tenn. (WJHL) — A controversial bill in Tennessee isn’t on the table, at least not yet. House Bill 1532 proposes a change to the law that would allow those convicted of first-degree murder to be eligible for parole much earlier in their life sentence. The bill’s former sponsor in the Tennessee House of Representatives, Rep. Dan Howell, withdrew from ...

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Tennessee Titans: Mike Vrabel makes personnel changes

NASHVILLE — At least four coaches from the Tennessee Titans’ 2021 staff are no longer on the team. Inside linebackers coach Jim Haslett, assistant defensive line coach Kenechi Udeze, assistant special teams coach Matt Edwards and assistant strength and conditioning coach Mondray Gee were all removed from their roles, a source confirmed on Tuesday. 104.5-FM’s Brent Dougherty was first to ...

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