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1 hr ago | Indiana Law Blog

Courts - 'Lessons from Tennessee Supreme Court retention election'

The ILB had a post on August 12th, quoting several reports of Tennessee's Aug. 7th retention election, where three Supreme Court justices, all Democrats, faced a serious opposition campaign led by conservatives, who claimed the justices were "liberal" and "soft on crime."

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1 hr ago | The Jackson Sun

Pain clinic co-owner sentenced to 39 yearsPain clinic co-owner...

A 63-year-old Maryville woman has been sentenced to serve more than 39 years in prison for drug and money laundering offenses connected with the Breakthrough Pain Therapy Center, which she co-owned with her husband.

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4 hrs ago | Knoxville News Sentinel

Roane officials celebrate road work Roane County officials celebrate...

Officials laugh at a story told by Tennessee Department of Transportation Chief Engineer Paul D. Degges, second from right, just before the groundbreaking Wednesday for a road-widening project.

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Related Topix: Tennessee Government, Sports

Thu Aug 21, 2014

SFGate

Prosecutor: police shooting of suspect justified

The Knoxville News Sentinel cited a statement from 9th Judicial District Attorney General Russell Johnson that says 28-year-old Miranda Michelle Guy was pointing a loaded handgun at two officers and refused multiple demands to drop the weapon before officers fired.

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Chattanoogan.com

Eastern District Of Tennessee Reentry Summit Was Held In Chattanooga

The 2014 Eastern District of Tennessee Reentry Summit, Working Together for a Solution, was hosted by William C. Killian, U.S. attorney for the Eastern District of Tennessee, at Chattanooga State Community College on Tuesday.

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Related Topix: Chattanooga, TN, Prison

WATE-TV Knoxville

Roane County man injured, charged with DUI after truck hit by train

A barn fire in Columbia Wednesday afternoon killed five Tennessee Walking Horses.

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Related Topix: Train Disaster, Roane County, TN, Violent Crime

WTVC

UAW says Volkswagen signups in Tenn. hit 670

A United Auto Workers leader says a new local in Chattanooga has signed up the equivalent of what would have been a winning margin for the union vote at Volkswagen's plant in Tennessee.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Bob Corker, Tennessee Government, Bill Haslam, US Governors

WKRN

33 arrested in Sumner County drug trafficking investigation

Authorities in Sumner County Tuesday morning announced the arrest of 33 individuals following a yearlong investigation into drug trafficking in the county.

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Knoxville News Sentinel

Veterans Honor Guard celebrates 20 years Having recently celebrated...

Adria Amos/Special to the News Sentinel East Tennessee Veterans Honor Guard founding member Earl Fortner, far right back, presents the United States Air Force flag during services for Rodney Bazzie, fellow Air Force veteran, at East Tennessee State Veterans Cemetery on Aug. 12. Also pictured, from left, are Danny Buchanan, pastor at Freedom Baptist ... (more)

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Related Topix: US Air Force, US Military, US News, Sports

The Jackson Sun

Farm bureau wall of honor to grow by 3 names todayFarm bureau wall of ...

Farm bureau wall of honor to grow by 3 names today Madison County Farm Bureau to name new honorees at event tonight Check out this story on jacksonsun.com: http://www.jacksonsun.com/story/news/local/2014/08/21/farm-bureau-wall-honor-grow-names-today/14375781/ Kevin Perry, the agency manager for the Madison County Farm Bureau, stands in front of the ... (more)

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Related Topix: Agriculture, Science

Wed Aug 20, 2014

Clarksville Online

ACT Recognizes Tennessee for "Unusual and Impressive" Test Gains

Nashville, TN - Tennessee's composite ACT score showed its largest gain in more than a decade, and increased more than it has since the state began testing all students in 2010, according to scores released today by ACT.

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Related Topix: Standardized Testing, Education, Tennessee Government, Nashville, TN, Mathematics, Science

New York Daily News

Tenn. teen punished after saying 'bless you' in classroom

Kendry Turner, a senior at Dyer County High School, says she was removed from her classroom and punished with in-school suspension after telling a classmate 'bless you' after they sneezed.

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WKRN

Gov. Haslam launches Tennessee Promise program

Governor Bill Haslam launched the Tennessee Promise to Antioch High School's senior class last week.

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Related Topix: Tennessee Government, Bill Haslam, US Governors, Education Etc., Belmont University

Freshnews

Tennessee's Stop-Sale System Achieves Significant Results In Battle Against Meth

The National Association of Drug Diversion Investigators today lauded the latest results achieved by the real-time, pseudoephedrine blocking system in Tennessee.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Tennessee Government

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NWC Issued Warning for Warren County

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN NASHVILLE HAS ISSUED A * SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING FOR... NORTHWESTERN VAN BUREN COUNTY IN MIDDLE TENNESSEE... WARREN COUNTY IN MIDDLE TENNESSEE... CANNON COUNTY IN MIDDLE TENNESSEE... NORTHERN COFFEE COUNTY IN MIDDLE TENNESSEE... SOUTHERN DE KALB COUNTY IN MIDDLE TENNESSEE... * UNTIL 330 PM CDT * AT 239 PM ... (more)

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Related Topix: Weather, Warren County, TN, Van Buren County, TN, Cannon County, TN, Coffee County, TN

Examiner.com

World's tastiest tomatoes: Grainger County Tomato Fest in Tennessee

Even in Baltimore -- where we can get tomatoes from Maryland's Eastern Shore -- Grainger County, Tennessee tomatoes are highly prized: you can buy John Mixon's Rutledge tomatoes at Fresh Market in Baltimore County .

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Related Topix: Grainger County, TN, Rutledge, TN, Life, Food, Food Festival, Bean-Station, TN

Business Journal

Invest Indiana and Invest Tennessee conferences to be held in September

The InvestTennessee Equity Conference will be on Thursday, Sept. 18, in Nashville, and the InvestIndiana Equity Conference will be on Tuesday, Sept.

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Chattanoogan.com

Long-Lost Civil War Diary Returns to Tennessee

The long-lost diary of a prominent Nashvillian has been returned to Tennessee by a California woman.

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Related Topix: Nashville, TN, Life, Hobbies, Genealogy

WBIR-TV Knoxville

Tennessee students make big gains in ACT scoresTennessee students...

Tennessee's average ACT score, historically slow to improve despite constant attention from educators, has made its biggest year-to-year leap since Tennessee students make big gains in ACT scores Tennessee's average ACT score, historically slow to improve despite constant attention from educators, has made its biggest year-to-year leap since Check ... (more)

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Related Topix: Standardized Testing, Education

The Leaf-Chronicle

Jumping rope raises funds for healthy heartsJumping rope raises funds ...

Jumping rope raises funds for healthy hearts Glenellen Elementary was the top Jump Rope for Heart school in the state of Tennessee Check out this story on theleafchronicle.com: http://leafne.ws/VDAaU2 Glenellen Elementary physical education instructors Cory Morris, left, Buddi Sueiro-Dean, Christina Moss and Christie Kettle help lead the way for ... (more)

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