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10 min ago | Clarksville Online

Early Squirrel Season Opening at LBL

Land Between The Lakes National Recreation Area's 2014 spring squirrel hunting season will open in Tennessee from May 10th-June 8th and in Kentucky from May 17th-June 20th.

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Related Topix: tick, Health, Agriculture, Science

4 hrs ago | WCYB

Pulitzer-winning composer coming to UT Knoxville

A Pulitzer Prize winning composer who is also an environmental activist is coming to the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, as part of the school's Earth Day celebration.

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Related Topix: University of Tennessee, Activism

8 hrs ago | Memphis Commercial Appeal

Germantown High students win Emmy for TV work

A pair of Germantown High School students have won an Emmy in the arts and entertainment category for student television productions.

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Related Topix: Emmy Awards, Entertainment, Television, Education Etc.

Sun Apr 20, 2014

WATE-TV Knoxville

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No. 4 Tennessee held a 5-4 lead after five frames but Mississippi State exploded with seven runs in the sixth to hand the Lady Vols an 11-7 loss on Easter Sunday at Sherri Parker Lee Stadium.

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WBIR-TV Knoxville

Governor emerged as winner as legislative session ends

Lawmakers wrapped up a fast - and often fractious - session on Thursday, returning home to their districts for good after three months at the state Lawmakers wrapped up a fast - and often fractious - session on Thursday, returning home to their districts for good after three months at the state Capitol.

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Related Topix: Bill Haslam, US Governors, School Vouchers, Education

Pam's House Blend

Thomas Pikkety's Different Approach To Economics

Before I got a copy of Thomas Pikkety's new book, Capital in the Twenty-First Century , I looked at the online technical appendix , and had this sinking feeling that comes with an overload of charts, graphs, tables, data and more data.

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BBC News

Jack White cuts single in four hours

Jack White has recorded, cut and sold a seven-inch single in four hours, as part of the celebrations for Record Store Day.

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Related Topix: Comedy Movies, August, Drama Movies, Europe, United Kingdom, World News, Short, Music!

WBIR-TV Knoxville

Investigators rule deadly middle TN factory explosion accidental

Investigators with the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives announced Saturday that this week's fatal explosion at a middle Tennessee Investigators with the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives announced Saturday that this week's fatal explosion at a middle Tennessee ammunition factory has been ruled accidental.

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Related Topix: Explosion, US News, ATF

Sat Apr 19, 2014

WTVF Nashville

Tennessee Renaissance Festival

The Tennessee Renaissance Festival is alive with the bustle of a Renaissance Marketplace.

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WBIR-TV Knoxville

Tenn. man receives military medals after 70 year wait

A veteran from Tennessee is getting recognition for his military service 70 years ago.

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Related Topix: Tennessee Government, Life, Veteran Affairs

ABC News

Tenn. Ammunition Plant Explosion Ruled Accidental

A preliminary investigation by the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives has determined that a deadly explosion at a Tennessee ammunition plant was accidental.

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Related Topix: Explosion, Tennessee Government, US News, ATF, OSHA

The Daily News Journal

CSI:MTSU 2014 summer camp offers 'whirlwind of a mystery'

Registration is underway now for CSI: MTSU, a four-day program for area students who'll be entering ninth through 12th grades.

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Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law, Law

GoVolsXtra.com

Lady Vols are 13th in rainy SEC women's golf championship

Arkansas is the on-course leader and LSU is the clubhouse leader following a rainy opening day Friday of the SEC women's golf championship at Greystone Golf and Country Club in Hoover, Ala.

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Vending Times

Errors In Pay Calculation For Vending And OCS Route Drivers Are Risky, Labor Expert Cautions

TAGS: vending, route driver pay, Heather Bailey, SmithAmundsen LLC, Motor Carrier Exemption, Department of Labor Fair Labor Standards Act, interstate commerce, route driver pay calculation, truck driver compensation, route driver commission, vending operator, OCS route Some operators may be unnecessarily paying their route drivers overtime.

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Fri Apr 18, 2014

Washington Examiner

Bob Corker, other Tennessee Republicans refuse subpoenas from Big Labor

Sen. Bob Corker , R-Tenn., said Thursday he will not comply with a subpoena issued by the United Auto Workers to appear at a regional National Labor Relations Board hearing April 21. Fellow Tennessee Republicans, Gov. Bill Haslam and state Economic and Community Development Commissioner Bill Hagerty, said Wednesday they will likely refuse UAW ... (more)

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

Greenwich Citizen

Bill would punish drug-using pregnant women

Opponents of a Tennessee bill that would punish pregnant women who abuse narcotics say it will have the unintended consequence of hurting the very people it's supposed to protect: the babies.

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

WAFF-TV Huntsville

61 arrested in West Tenn. gang sweep

Authorities in six West Tennessee counties are reporting the arrest of 61 people on various charges during a gang sweep.

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Related Topix: Drugs

JD Supra

Employment Reform Legislation Passes Tennessee Legislature

On April 16, 2014, the Tennessee General Assembly, at the urging of Baker Donelson, passed significant employment litigation reform that will benefit employers throughout Tennessee.

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Related Topix: Tennessee Government

WKRN

Clarksville woman celebrates 110th birthday

A Clarksville woman celebrated her 110th birthday Thursday. Jennie Beatrice Burton Ramey, known to family and friends as "Mama Jennie," will officially turn 110 years old this Saturday.

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Related Topix: Tennessee Government

PropertyProf Blog

Tennessee Hates Buses

Tennessee lawmakers overwhelmingly voted in favor a bill that bans the construction of bus rapid transit in two counties, one of which includes the city of Nashville.

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Related Topix: Tennessee Government

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