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3 hrs ago | Ledger-Enquirer.com

Tennessee restaurant owner welcomes gun owners

Shiloh Brew and Chew owner Sharma Floyd says put up the sign after seeing a news account of a business being robbed after posting a sign saying guns were not allowed in the building.

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5 hrs ago | VDARE

Carr vs. Alexander: Win Or Lose, Immigration Driving Tennessee Senate ...

Tea Party insurgent Joe Carr is placing immigration at the center of his August 7 primary challenge against longtime Tennessee GOP Senator Lamar Alexander, 74. Both Carr and the Main Stream Media are aware of David Brat's stunning victory over cheap labor advocate Eric Cantor , and Alexander's pro-amnesty voting record is giving Carr plenty of ... (more)

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Lamar Alexander, US Senate, Republican, Pop/Rock, The Tea Party, Tea Party, Immigration Reform, Tennessee Government

Mon Jul 21, 2014

WATE-TV Knoxville

Roane Co. mom arrested after admitting she allowed her 9 year-old to drive car

Police in Clinton are asking for help in identifying several pieces of jewelry recovered from a burglary suspect's home.

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Related Topix: Clinton, TN, Greene County, TN, Knox County, TN

Chattanoogan.com

Dr. Donnellan Joins Tennessee Oncology

Tennessee Oncology announced the addition of Dr. William B. Donnellan. Dr. Donnellan, a hematologist and medical oncologist, will serve patients at Tennessee Oncology's growing Center for Blood Cancers located in TriStar Centennial Medical Center.

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Related Topix: Chattanooga, TN

WTHI-TV Terre Haute

Company challenges INDOT on damage bills

A trucking company wants the state appeals court to limit the Indiana Department of Transportation's authority to sue over damage done to state highways.

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Related Topix: Indiana, Indiana Government, Tennessee Government

WBIR-TV Knoxville

Knoxville ranked the most exciting city in TennesseeKnoxville ranked...

If you are looking for excitement, Knoxville is the place to be, as least according to real estate website Movoto.com.

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Related Topix: Knoxville, TN, Maryville, TN

WKRN

Motorcyclist killed in head-on collision in Christiana

According to investigators, 19-year-old Catlina Snoody was traveling northbound in a southbound lane, striking William Wright, whose motorcycle then left the side of roadway into a tree line.

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WBIR-TV Knoxville

Tennessee in quandary amid tighter abortion regulations

Tennessee in quandary amid tighter abortion regulations More women are coming to Tennessee for abortions as clinics close in Alabama.

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Related Topix: Abortion, Nashville, TN, Huntsville, TN

Sunherald.com

Battle of Franklin flag losing fight with time

Preservationists need $6,500 to restore and conserve a 2-foot-by-3-foot flag last flown by Confederate Gen.

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Related Topix: Tennessee Government

WAFF-TV Huntsville

Tennesseans have until Aug. 1 to file DRAM claims

Tennesseans who purchased the memory storage component installed in most electronic devices known as Dynamic Random Access Memory have until Aug. 1 to participate in a $310 million settlement.

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Related Topix: Life, Holidays, Lughnasadh, Tennessee Government, Computers

Sun Jul 20, 2014

WKRN

Fight ramps up over upcoming Supreme Court justice vote

A statewide television advertising campaign naming the Tennessee Supreme Court as "the most liberal place in Tennessee" that asks voters to replace Justices Sharon Lee, Connie Clark and Chief Justice Gary Wade was launched Saturday by the Tennessee Forum.

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Related Topix: Tennessee Government, TV Advertising

WTVF Nashville

Carroll Lake Closes For Fishing Until 2017

Tennessee wildlife officials have drained Carroll Lake in western Tennessee to conduct repairs on the spillway gates to the dam holding back water after a rupture.

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WTVF Nashville

Former state worker charged with food stamp fraud

A former state employee and an alleged accomplice have been charged with running a food stamps fraud operation in Lebanon.

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Related Topix: Tennessee Government

Free Republic

Environmental director who warned against flushing shoes departs

Dudley, you'll remember, is the Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation official who warned employees against flushing shoes down work toilets.

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Related Topix: Tennessee Government

Chattanoogan.com

Stephanie McKain, Hannah Robison, Sydney Shadrix Win Scenic City Titles

Miss Tennessee 2014 Hayley Lewis gathers with the winners of Saturday's Scenic City Pageants at Chattanooga State Miss Scenic City Hannah Robison of Martin, Miss Tennessee Valley Sydney Shadrix of Nashville and Miss Chattanooga Stephanie McKain of Murfreesboro.

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Related Topix: Travel, Pacific Travel, Australia Travel, Sydney, Australia Travel, Chattanooga, TN, Nashville, TN, Murfreesboro, TN

Tri-cityherald.com

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

Centenarian jazz musician Lionel Ferbos died Saturday at his home in New Orleans, just days after celebrating his 103rd birthday on July 17 with friends and family in the French Quarter.

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Related Topix: New Orleans, Jazz, Dayton, TN, Bryan College, Fire, Paris, TN

Clarksville Online

Tennessee Recognized for high performance in SNAP Program

The Tennessee Department of Human Services has been recognized by the United States Department of Agriculture for high performance in the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program .

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Related Topix: Tennessee Government, US News, United States Department of Agriculture, Agriculture, Science, Life, Food, Nutrition, Bill Haslam, US Governors

Sat Jul 19, 2014

Lebanon Democrat

Mean Green Ice Cream Machine cools down Middle Tennessee

In 1984 President Ronald Reagan designated July as National Ice Cream Month, and the third Sunday of the month as National Ice Cream Day.

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Related Topix: Life, Dessert, Food, Ice Cream, Tennessee Government, Drink, Milk

WATE-TV Knoxville

Knoxville American Legion needing funds for deteriorating building

A group from several different counties has been fighting the U.S. Nitrogen plant and its plans to build a pipeline to dump water into the Nolichucky River.

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Related Topix: Sweetwater, TN, Morgan County, TN, Bill Haslam, US Governors, Knoxville, TN

Business Journal

Don't bother looking for Tennessee whiskey at the Forecastle festival

The crowd gathered around three bourbon distillers inside the Forecastle Festival Bourbon Lodge on Friday night was not large.

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Related Topix: Bourbon Whiskey, Drink, Liquor, Whiskey

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