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1 hr ago | 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

2 hrs ago | 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

2 hrs ago | Http

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

6 hrs ago | 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

7 hrs ago | 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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Related Topix: University of Tennessee

8 hrs ago | 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

9 hrs ago | 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

12 hrs ago | 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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16 hrs ago | WAFF-TV Huntsville

Easter named to Tennessee appeals court bench

Gov. Bill Haslam has named Circuit Judge Timothy Lee Easter of Brentwood to fill a criminal appeals court vacancy created by the retirement of Jerry L. Smith.

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Related Topix: Bill Haslam, US Governors, Criminal Defense Law, Law

17 hrs ago | VDARE

Ferguson: We Need To Stop Talking About "Media Bias"-And Start Talking About Media Evil.

Reports today that Michael Brown inflicted an eye socket fracture on Ferguson police office Darren Wilson could further threaten the Main Stream Media's white-guilt morality play- but they'll figure something out .

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Tue Aug 19, 2014

Chattanoogan.com

Paul Dean And Adam Moss Selected For Tennessee Educator Fellowship

The State Collaborative on Reforming Education Tuesday announced that 22 teachers, including Paul Dean at Ooltewah High School and Adam Moss at Arnold Memorial Elementary School, have been selected for the inaugural Tennessee Educator Fellowship, a program that will provide them an opportunity to learn and communicate about student-focused ... (more)

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Related Topix: Education Etc., Shelby County, TN, Cannon County, TN, Hamilton County, TN, Kingsport, TN

WTVC

Time Running Out for Wine Petition

"We have customers all the time asking us you know, where's the wine department, where's the wine section?" said Brenda Reid, spokesperson for Publix Grocery Stores.

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Related Topix: Hamilton County, TN, Lakesite, TN, East Ridge, TN

WATE-TV Knoxville

Woman shot by police in Harriman during pursuit

The new five-story building is planned at the corner of White Avenue and 21st Street in the Fort Sanders area.

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Related Topix: Harriman, TN, Louisville, TN, Blount County, TN

Chattanoogan.com

Roy Exum: The CEO's 95% Raise

There are very few people who understand health insurance today but, for me, I have never had the need.

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Related Topix: Health Insurance, Health, Tennessee Government, Alabama

Clarksville Online

Tennessee Fish and Wildlife Commission to set Waterfowl Seasons, see Fishing Proposal presentations

The 2014-15 state waterfowl hunting seasons and a preview of next year's sport and commercial fishing proclamations will be among the agenda items for the Tennessee Fish and Wildlife Commission at its August meeting.

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Related Topix: Jackson, TN, Nashville, TN, Greeneville, TN

WATE-TV Knoxville

Calif. sheriff's office to hold press conference on Oak Ridge missing woman

A court hearing for Mark Pearcy, one of two brothers charged in the Holly Bobo case, has been postponed after he failed to show up in court Monday morning.

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Related Topix: Oak Ridge, TN, Chuckey, TN, Greene County, TN

Mon Aug 18, 2014

WATE-TV Knoxville

Grease fire breaks out in kitchen in North Knoxville

A man accused of trying to steal something from Walmart led Knoxville Police Department officers on a brief chase Monday night.

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Related Topix: Knoxville, TN, Fire, Oak Ridge, TN

The Jackson Sun

Judge upset when Holly Bobo suspect is absenta

Judge upset when Holly Bobo suspect is absent from court Judge disappointed with how attorneys handled case, resets hearing for Mark Pearcy Check out this story on jacksonsun.com: http://www.jacksonsun.com/story/news/special-reports/abduction-holly-bobo/2014/08/18/judge-upset-holly-bobo-suspect-absent-court/14270273/ When Decatur County General ... (more)

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The Leaf-Chronicle

Home Lines: The Yellow Ribbon Program

HOME LINES: The Yellow Ribbon Program "Home Lines" column on by military family advice columnist Paige King.

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Related Topix: University of Tennessee

Examiner.com

Four-year-old boy in Tennessee finds gun in home, dies of self-inflicted gunshot

A shooting in Tennessee has left a four-year-old dead, and it was actually a self-inflicted gunshot wound that killed him.

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Related Topix: Tennessee Government

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