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6 hrs ago | Chattanooga Times Free Press

Live coverage: Tennessee Vols vs. Utah State

Patrick Brown has been the University of Tennessee beat writer since January 2011.

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Related Topix: University of Tennessee

10 hrs ago | Chattanoogan.com

Haslam Announces David Purkey As TEMA Director

Governor Bill Haslam on Friday announced the appointment of David W. Purkey as a deputy commissioner of the Military Department where he will direct the Tennessee Emergency Management Agency .

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Related Topix: Bill Haslam, US Governors, Hamblen County, TN, East Tennessee State University, Tennessee State University, University of Tennessee

13 hrs ago | CBS News

WWII soldier missing since 1945 finally comes home

Friends and family of a Tennessee soldier who was missing for nearly 70 years were finally able to say goodbye Friday, CBS Chattanooga affiliate WDEF-TV reports .

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Related Topix: Tennessee Government

17 hrs ago | Clarksville Online

Tennessee Department of Agriculture reports additional Tennessee...

A quarantine for Emerald Ash Borer, an invasive insect that destroys ash trees has been expanded to include more Tennessee counties.

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Related Topix: Tennessee Government, Agriculture, Science, Entomology, Bradley County, TN, Meigs County, TN

21 hrs ago | SFGate

News briefs from around Tennessee at 1:58 a.m. EDT

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Related Topix: Nashville, TN, Rutherford County, TN

Yesterday | WKRN

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Ray Hallavant is the operations coordinator for the center that focuses on Middle Tennessee.

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Related Topix: Tennessee Government

Sat Aug 30, 2014

Lebanon Democrat

Gov. Haslam: Tennessee Promise begins for high school seniors

It's back-to-school time in Tennessee, and this fall our high school seniors have an opportunity to change the future - for themselves, their families and for our state.

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Related Topix: Tennessee Government, Bill Haslam, US Governors, Opinion

WKRN

TBI: Mother, daughter arrested for filing false rape report

The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation has arrested a mother and daughter in Lewis County for reportedly filing a false report of rape.

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Related Topix: Violent Crime, Mount Juliet, TN

Alabama Live

Florence businessman arrested in Tennessee for alleged investment scheme

The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation said Roy Allen Tucker, 32, was arrested Friday and booked into the Wayne County Jail in Waynesboro.

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Greenwich Citizen

Some Tenn. schools pass on social studies books

A number of Tennessee school systems have decided not to purchase social studies textbooks, and instead rely on the Internet and digital resources.

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

The Jackson Sun

New nursing wing opens at UT Martin Parsons CenterNew nursing wing...

New nursing wing opens at UT Martin Parsons Center Student Jessica Brownyard has a lot to say about the UT Martin Parsons Center.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Nursing, University of Tennessee at Martin, Tennessee Government, University of Tennessee, Bill Haslam, US Governors

Business Journal

Trimming the fat in your health care costs

As recent as two months ago, I wrote about the rising cost of health care and what choices we have to control it.

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Related Topix: Tennessee Government

Fri Aug 29, 2014

BroadwayWorld.com

Sweeney Todd to Open Tennessee Rep's 30th Season, 10/2-25

Tennessee Repertory opens its 30th season of live, professional theatre with Stephen Sondheim 's musical Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street.

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Related Topix: Classical, Stephen Sondheim, Theater, Arts, Nashville, TN

Daily Kos

Next red state up for Medicaid expansion: Tennessee

Neighboring the nation's two biggest Obamacare success stories has apparently made Republican Gov. Bill Haslam in Tennessee reconsider his refusal of Medicaid expansion under the law.

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Related Topix: Healthcare Law, Law, Medicaid, Health, US News, Tennessee Government, Bill Haslam, US Governors

Chattanoogan.com

8 Submit Applications To Be Tennessee Attorney General

The Court plans to meet on Tuesday, to finalize details for the selection process and has tentatively scheduled a public hearing and interviews in Nashville the week of Sept.

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Related Topix: Nashville, TN, Knoxville, TN

World Magazine

Tennessee promises students free community college

Free college might sound too good to be true amidst national concern over the rising cost of higher education, but that's what Tennessee is promising its high school seniors.

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Related Topix: Tennessee Government, Bill Haslam, US Governors

WGNS-AM Murfreesboro

Prescription Drug Abuse situation in Tennessee

Abuse of prescription opioids, ie: pain medications, is the number one drug problem for Tennesseans receiving publicly funded assistance for treatment services.

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Related Topix: Tennessee Government, Morphine (generic), MS Contin, Kadian, Medicine, OxyContin, Roxicodone, Oxycodone (generic), Methadone

Knoxville News Sentinel

Big Kahuna Wings restaurant opens in Farragut For the last six years, ...

Big Kahuna Wings opened following the success of BKW Seasonings seen in this August 2014 photo.

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Related Topix: University of Tennessee, Sports

WKRN

Clarksville man sentenced to life in prison for drug charges

After a two week jury trial, 26-year-old Chris Young was convicted of conspiracy to distribute 500 grams or more of cocaine and 280 grams or more of crack cocaine, attempted possession of cocaine with intent to distribute within 1,000 feet of a school, and possession of a firearm in furtherance of a drug trafficking crime.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Criminal Defense Law, Law

Thu Aug 28, 2014

Windsor Beacon

GOP senators in Tenn. target 'revisionist' AP history

Advanced Placement U.S. History could become a new education battleground in Tennessee after a pair of Republican state senators alleged the course leaves out key founding fathers, principles of the Declaration of Independence and iconic American figures.

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Related Topix: Tennessee Government, Standardized Testing, Education

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