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2 hrs ago | 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

5 hrs ago | 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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9 hrs ago | 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

13 hrs ago | 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

16 hrs ago | 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

Chattanoogan.com

Tennessee Treasury Department To Host Series Of Webinars On Saving For College

Beginning Sept. 10, the department will host a series of free web-based seminars - or webinars - on topics related to college savings.

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Related Topix: Tennessee Government

WAFF-TV Huntsville

Few clues to Tennessee attorney general applicants

The deadline to apply to become Tennessee's next attorney general is Friday, but anyone still on the fence about whether to join the fray won't have the benefit of sizing up the competition first.

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CBS Local

Hours-Old Newborn Left Outside Fire Station

When they opened the door, no one was there. So they got a flashlight to look around; a baby's toes were poking out from under a blanket in a basket There was no note left with the baby girl on their doorsteps, no sign of who might have left her.

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Related Topix: Tennessee Government

JD Supra

Tennessee Adopts Expansive Trade Secret Preemption Standard

In a case of first impression decided August 19, 2014, the Tennessee Court of Appeals has decided the standard for determining the scope of preemption under the Tennessee Uniform Trade Secrets Act .

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Related Topix: Tennessee Government

WKRN

Son charged with killing father in Clarksville

Police responded to the family's home in the 800 block of Howard Street around 1:15 a.m. Wednesday.

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The Jackson Sun

Environmental issues on forefront for NAACPEnvironmental issues on...

Environmental issues on forefront for NAACP 'We're looking at issues that affect all Tennesseans' Check out this story on jacksonsun.com: http://www.jacksonsun.com/story/news/local/2014/08/27/environmental-issues-forefront-naacp/14714621/ Best known as a defender of civil rights, the NAACP is venturing into environmental issues through town hall ... (more)

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Related Topix: African-American

SFGate

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

George Barrett , a longtime Tennessee civil rights lawyer known for handling a case that ultimately desegregated the state's public colleges and universities, has died.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Bob Corker, Tennessee Government, Tennessee State University, University of Tennessee

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