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3 hrs ago | Watersblogged

Kick Off Summer Fun with Tennessee's Memorial Day Festivities

Memorial Day honors the brave men and women who have sacrificed their lives for America's freedoms.

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Related Topix: Memorial Day, Life, Holidays, Food, Bar-B-Q, Entomology, Science

7 hrs ago | Business Journal

Memphis air fares nosedive with Delta gone

Nashville International Airport may have some new competition in Tennessee. Memphis International Airport has lots its status as a Delta hub, but it's gaining a new reputation for lower air fares.

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Related Topix: Tennessee Government

12 hrs ago | KMIZ

Cops: Man fakes kidnapping; mom won't pay ransom

A man's fake kidnapping scheme backfired when his mom refused to pay the $200 ransom, police in Tennessee said.

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Related Topix: Tennessee Government

13 hrs ago | The Daily News Journal

Storms expected to roll through Middle Tennessee Thursday night

A line of storms that could include high straight line winds and possible hail is expected overnight Thursday into Friday according to the National Weather Service.

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Related Topix: Weather

17 hrs ago | The Jackson Sun

West Tennessee Healthcare cuts jobs, offers early retirement incentives

West Tennessee Healthcare is facing financial insecurities that have resulted in early retirement incentives for employees and the elimination of about 10 staff positions in the past 60 days.

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Related Topix: Personal Finance, Retirement, Healthcare Law, Law, Madison County, TN, Jackson, TN

Wed Apr 23, 2014

The Leaf-Chronicle

FINAL: Middle Tennessee 12, Austin Peay 7

Austin Peay couldn't overcome some key mistakes and a big inning in a 12-7 loss to Middle Tennessee Wednesday night at Raymond C. Hand Park.

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Advocate-News

Man accused of stalking singer John Rich warned

The Tennessean reports the judge on Wednesday told Mark "Chris" Sevier to stop "playing games" with the court or go to jail.

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Related Topix: Country, John Rich, Criminal Defense Law, Law

Business Journal

Tennessee passes nation in broadband Internet use

Broadband adoption in Tennessee jumped from 43 percent of households in 2007 to 72 percent of households in 2013, according to data released today by Connected Tennessee.

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Related Topix: Tennessee Government

Chattanoogan.com

Residential Broadband Adoption in Tennessee Surpasses National Average

Connected Tennessee today released new data showing that broadband adoption in Tennessee surpasses the national average, with 72% of households subscribing to broadband service in 2013, up from 43% in 2007.

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Related Topix: Tennessee Government, CPU, Science / Technology

WKRN

1 dead in kayaking accident in Sparta

One person is dead following a kayaking accident Wednesday afternoon in downtown Sparta, White County.

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Related Topix: Drugs

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

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

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

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

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

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