Vegas WINNERS Approved as Sportsbook Provider by Tennessee Lottery

Image source: Shutterstock VegasWINNERS, Subsidiaries Winners Inc Those who provide sports betting enthusiasts with content, analysis, research, data, advice and expert advice Tennessee Education Lottery Co., Ltd. As a sports betting company. VegasWINNERS can now recommend licensed sports betting to customers in Tennessee in exchange for commission payments. Show directions Wayne ArinVegasWINNERS CEO commented: The explosive growth in popularity of ...

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Tennessee Athletics remembers Gary Wyant

KNOXVILLE, Tennessee (WVLT) – Gary Wyant, longtime football coach and track administrator from Tennessee, died Sunday. His tenures at UT lasted 19 years between 1971 and 2007, when he retired as AD executive assistant and was the chief assistant to the director of athletics. A native of Wichita, Kansas, who played college football at Wichita State from 1958 to 1961, ...

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Loretta Lynn’s beloved ranch foreman dies in Tennessee flood

By Marianne Garvey, CNN Loretta Lynn’s ranch foreman Wayne Spears died in flooding in Tennessee on Sunday after being swept away by rising waters, according to a Facebook post from a “heartbroken” Lynn. “There are no words on the ranch today… only tears. Our ranch family is our family. We lost my amazing ranch foreman, Wayne in this devastating flood. ...

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Deadly floods in Tennessee

WAVERLY, Tennessee (WKRN) – Heavy rains and storms hit the counties of Dickson, Hickman, Houston and Humphreys in Middle Tennessee on Saturday. The Humphreys County’s death toll has now reached 22, according to Humphrey County Sheriff Chris Davis. Twins among dead after catastrophic Waverly flooding, grandmother says Nashville National Weather Service warning coordinator Krissy Hurley confirmed with News 2 that ...

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16 dead and dozens missing in Tennessee floods

Sixteen people died and 51 were missing as heavy flooding hit parts of Tennessee on Saturday, officials said. Two of the dead appeared to be twin toddlers who were taken away by their fathers, Humphreys County Sheriff Chris Davis told NBC affiliate WSMV in Nashville. He said the siblings’ bodies had been found. Davis told the station that one of ...

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Sohn: Another Tennessee man, MP, charged in January 6 uprising

A Middle Tennessee Sheriff’s Deputy (and former Georgia Sheriff’s Deputy) became the 606th person charged in the Jan.6 riot and insurgency on the U.S. Capitol. U.S. attorneys said Ronald Colton McAbee, 27, was the man seen in body camera footage of an officer fighting a Metropolitan Police Department officer and dragging another subway officer into the crowd. Court documents say ...

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As states cancel major events due to delta variant, their economies take a hit

A festival in New Orleans. Concerts in Nashville, Tennessee. A comic book convention in Atlanta. As the delta variant increases across the country, states with low COVID vaccination rates are reeling from a loss of tourism dollars due to cancellations and postponements of major events. Big Sam’s Funky Nation performs live in front of a limited crowd amid COVID-19 security ...

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FSSD approves requirement for temporary mask

Image Bank Franklin Special School District approved a temporary mask warrant effective August 23. The full statement from the FSSD is below: The Franklin Special School District Board of Education met in a special session on August 20 to analyze district data on COVID-related isolations and school exposure exclusions. Based on school data showing an increase in COVID-related exposures and ...

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