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46 min ago | The Leaf-Chronicle

Rivers & Spires Festival welcomes Tennessee Beer Station to Clarksville

Each year, Rivers & Spires Festival organizers strive to make the next festival stand out from the last one.

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Related Topix: Beer, Drink, Clarksville, TN

3 hrs ago | Metropulse.com

Kooky Koch Cuts: Tennessee Doesn't Need More Tax Cuts

It's heartening to see how cooler heads in the state Legislature managed to thwart a concerted effort by right-wing interlopers to ram through a tax cut at the very time when Gov. Bill Haslam has felt compelled to drop his proposed pay raise for teachers because of a state revenue shortfall.

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Related Topix: Tennessee Government, Tax, Bill Haslam, US Governors, Clarksville, TN, Nashville, TN

5 hrs ago | Tomahawk Online

East Tennessee was against secession in Civil War

Spanish-born philosopher George Santayana once said, 'Those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it.'

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Related Topix: Tennessee Government, History in the News, Johnson County, TN

8 hrs ago | Daily Mail

'They had robbed my family': Widow's anguish as three teens...

'They had robbed my family': Widow's anguish as three teens indicted for killing married father of two on son's birthday after he willingly gave the muggers his wallet A trio of teenagers from Tennessee have been indicted in connection to a 2013 murder and robbery of a married father of two.

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Related Topix: Family, Teenagers

12 hrs ago | The Kingstree News

Julia Burr, Hendersonville, NC

Funeral service for Julia May Taylor Burr, 93, was held Thursday, April 17, 2014, at Trinity Episcopal Church, Keenan Chapel.

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Related Topix: Furman University

Tue Apr 22, 2014

The Daily News Journal

Tennessee Oncology wants to know what you think

Tennessee Oncology, one of the largest physician-owned practices in the United States, successfully introduced Goodsnitch, an innovative, mobile technology that allows patients to provide anonymous real-time feedback about the care they receive at clinics.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Nursing

Memphis Commercial Appeal

Tennessee Democrats say failure of Medicaid expansion overshadowed legislative accomplishments

Tennessee legislative Democrats said Tuesday that their biggest disappointment in the 2014 legislative session was the failure to expand Medicaid to cover more of the state's uninsured working poor.

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Related Topix: US News, Healthcare Law, Law, Tennessee Government, Bill Haslam, US Governors, Education, School Vouchers

WATE-TV Knoxville

Rocky Top Crossfit on North Central Street to open its doors Monday

The new Rocky Top Crossfit on North Central Street off Magnolia is planning to open its doors to customers Monday.

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Related Topix: Bill Haslam, US Governors, Healthcare Law, Law, Loudon County, TN, University of Tennessee

Media Matters for America

Covering Dark Money's Tennessee Takeover

With Republicans in control of the state legislature and governor's office, Tennessee has become an easy target for out-of-state dark money groups looking to push corporate interests through state legislatures.

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Related Topix: Tennessee Government, Healthcare Law, Law, US News, Liberal Political News

The Daily News Journal

MTSU will not receive millions in recommended funding

MTSU, the University of Tennessee-Knoxville and Southwest Tennessee Community College are all facing cuts in their recommended funding.

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Related Topix: Knoxville, TN, University of Tennessee, Bill Haslam, US Governors, Lottery, Tennessee State University

WTVF Nashville

Tennessee man arrested attempting to sell panties

A Tennessee man has been arrested after police say he tried to sell stolen panties at a Memphis bus station.

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The Leaf-Chronicle

Tennessee man arrested attempting to sell panties

The Commercial Appeal reported that 53-year-old Joe Milam tried to sell Victoria's Secret panties at the MATA station in downtown on Monday and put up a fight when officers tried to arrest him.

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The Jackson Sun

Milan High junior earns perfect ACT score

When she's not busy earning a perfect score on the ACT and being president of the French Club and vice president of the Science, Math and Beta clubs and the student council, Milan High School junior Savannah Fuqua likes to unwind with animal documentaries and "Game of Thrones."

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Related Topix: Standardized Testing, Education

WCYB

Delays possible as I-26 construction continues

Heads up if you will be driving Interstate 26 through Johnson City this week -- delays are possible on several afternoons.

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Related Topix: Tennessee Government

Mon Apr 21, 2014

WATE-TV Knoxville

Southern Miss Coach Donnie Tyndall reportedly hired as UT Head Basketball Coach

The University of Tennessee has reportedly hired Southern Miss head coach Donnie Tyndall as the program's head basketball coach.

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Related Topix: University of Tennessee, Nashville, TN

WBIR-TV Knoxville

East Tennessee restaurant uses locally made dinnerware

Studio 212 in Maryville is a place for students to take classes and for artists to work.

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Professional Surveyor

Duncan-Parnell expands into Tennessee

Duncan-Parnell is excited to announce expansion into Tennessee. Effective May 1, 2014, Tennesseans can purchase geospatial products and services directly through Duncan-Parnell.

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Related Topix: Tennessee Government

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

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

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.

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