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Monday | WATE-TV Knoxville

Mayor Burchett says change of schools superintendent would best serve Knox County

Some Knoxville area pharmacists are worried after a major prescription benefit provider is set to cut coverage for around a thousand drug ingredients commonly found in compound medications. Some Knoxville area pharmacists are worried after a major prescription benefit provider is set to cut coverage for around a thousand drug ingredients commonly found in compound medications.

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Related Topix: Knox County, TN, Knoxville, TN

Monday | WKRN

Man barricaded inside vacant Nashville home

A man was reportedly assaulted by his wife on Lower Broadway Saturday night after he refused to buy her a cowboy hat. A man was reportedly assaulted by his wife on Lower Broadway Saturday night after he refused to buy her a cowboy hat.

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Sun Sep 14, 2014

WBIR-TV Knoxville

Holly Bobo suspect transferred to a new jail

Zachary Adams, the man accused of murdering Holly Bobo, has been transferred to a jail in Franklin. Josh DeVine, a spokesman for the Tennessee Holly Bobo suspect transferred to a new jail Zachary Adams, the man accused of murdering Holly Bobo, has been transferred to a jail in Franklin.

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Related Topix: Chester County, TN

Thu Sep 11, 2014

WKRN

Woman accused of committing bank fraud in Franklin

Authorities said the crime occurred on August 29 after a customer's purse and wallet were stolen from the Panera Bread on Mallory Lane. In addition to the stolen money, the victim also had her designer wallet, driver's license, several credit cards, and $300 in cash stolen from her.

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Related Topix: Standardized Testing, Education

Wed Sep 10, 2014

Chattanoogan.com

Morning Pointe Announces Franklin, Tn. Senior Campus

Independent Healthcare Properties and Morning Pointe Assisted Living have announced the beginning of construction on a new $25-million two-phase senior campus in Franklin creating over 200 construction jobs and 125 permanent healthcare positions.

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Related Topix: Franklin, TN, Brentwood, TN, Columbia, TN, Chattanooga, TN, Nashville, TN

Chattanoogan.com

Chattanooga's Independent Healthcare Properties Announces $50 Million ...

Independent Healthcare Properties and Morning Pointe Assisted Living have announced the beginning of construction on a new $25-million two-phase senior campus in Franklin creating over 200 construction jobs and 125 permanent healthcare positions.

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Related Topix: Chattanooga, TN, Franklin, TN, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Bob Corker, Brentwood, TN, Columbia, TN

Thu Sep 04, 2014

WTVF Nashville

Repairs On I-65 Williamson County Bridge To Resume Friday

WILLIAMSON COUNTY, Tenn. Construction will resume to remove a bridge that was heavily damaged when a tanker truck crashed into a support column and burst into flames back in mid-August.

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Wed Sep 03, 2014

The Horse

Tennessee Horse Hauler Enters Plea Deal

A Tennessee horse hauler whose firm was shut down by federal authorities in 2012 has pleaded guilty to a single charge under a plea deal.

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Related Topix: Lebanon, TN, Prison

Sat Aug 30, 2014

SFGate

Some Tenn. schools pass on social studies books

We have re-imagined our design in a bold new way. Before we roll it out for everyone, we are giving select readers an opportunity to try out the new design.

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Related Topix: Nashville, TN, Education Etc., Rutherford County, TN

Thu Aug 28, 2014

Columbia Daily Herald

From high school dropout to motivational teacher

Sometimes when Mt. Pleasant high school teacher Steven Mahan looks at his students, he sees his younger self struggling to succeed but always feeling like a failure.

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Related Topix: Mount Vernon Nazarene University, Nashville, TN, Trevecca Nazarene University, Mount Pleasant, TN

Wed Aug 27, 2014

Lebanon Democrat

Our View: Commission right to delay vote on raises

They brought it up, discussed it out in the open and tabled it for another day in favor of seeking more information and input.

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Related Topix: Mount Juliet, TN, Lebanon, TN, Opinion

Chattanoogan.com

Camp Jordan Jams Free Concert Series Starts Saturday

The East Ridge Parks and Recreation and the city of East Ridge are presenting a free concert series at Camp Jordan Park at I-75, Exit 1 on Saturday, Sept.

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Related Topix: East Ridge, TN, Chattanooga, TN

Sat Aug 23, 2014

WTVF Nashville

Williamson Co. Animal Control Trying To Break New Record

FRANKLIN, Tenn. An animal adoption center in Williamson County has asked the public's help in trying to break a new record.

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Related Topix: Franklin, TN

Clarksville Online

TDOT releases timeline for I-65 Interchange Bridge Construction in Williamson County

The Tennessee Department of Transportation has set a timeline for bridge construction along I-65 at State Route 248 , following an interstate crash that destroyed two bridges at the interchange.

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Related Topix: Nashville, TN

Fri Aug 22, 2014

Lebanon Democrat

Jobless rate increases for second month

According to figures released Thursday by the Tennessee Department of Labor and Workforce Development, July's jobless rate in Wilson County was up 0.4 percent to 6.2 percent from June's rate of 5.8 percent.

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Related Topix: Wilson County, TN, Lincoln County, TN, Murfreesboro, TN

WKRN

Temporary command center opens after deadly tanker explosion

Franklin and Williamson county first-responders have set up a temporary command center following last week's deadly tanker explosion.

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Related Topix: Sir Mix-a-Lot, Rap

Wed Aug 20, 2014

Lebanon Democrat

Middle Tennessee Electric members re-elect incumbents to its board

Middle Tennessee Electric Membership Corp. members re-elected three incumbents to their board of directors' seats during the cooperative's annual meeting Saturday at Embassy Suites Murfreesboro - Hotel and Conference Center.

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Related Topix: Tennessee, Wilson County, TN, Cannon County, TN, Brentwood, TN

Tue Aug 19, 2014

Columbia Daily Herald

Students raising funds to fight Ebola

Students Amania Robinson-Taylor, Maddie Barnett and Selena Barnett explain their efforts to help orphans in Sierra Leone before the Board of Mayor and Aldermen and city residents.

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Related Topix: Sierra Leone, World News, Africa, Spring Hill, TN

Mon Aug 18, 2014

WTVF Nashville

Up To $20,000 Missing From Hillsboro School PTO Fund

Those parents won't be getting info about a new batch of computers that was supposed to be bought for their kids.

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