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2 hrs ago | The Jackson Sun

Greater St. Luke Baptist Church: Past and presentGreater St. Luke...

Greater St. Luke Baptist Church: Past and present It is not uncommon to enter a church and feel at home Check out this story on jacksonsun.com: http://www.jacksonsun.com/story/life/style/jackson-life/2014/08/01/greater-st-luke-baptist-church-past-present/13471071/ It is not uncommon to enter a church and feel at home.

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6 hrs ago | WATE-TV Knoxville

Tennessee lacks experience on both sides of line

There are wood carvers, and then there is Jim Wilsford. For more than 40 years, Wilsford has honed his skills, turning blocks of wood into creatures so lifelike and so real, you'd swear they moved.

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Related Topix: Hawkins County, TN, Blount County, TN, Claiborne County, TN, Campbell County, TN, Knox County, TN

10 hrs ago | WATE-TV Knoxville

Utility to pay Tennessee coal ash victims $27.8M

One of two 12-year-old Wisconsin girls charged as an adult with stabbing a classmate to please a fictional online horror character has been found mentally unable to stand trial.

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Related Topix: Drugs, US Politics, Eric Cantor, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Bob McDonnell, US Governors

10 hrs ago | WXOW-TV La Crosse

Utility to pay Tennessee coal ash victims $27.8M

President Barack Obama will deliver a statement from the White House Friday afternoon as Congress finishes its last votes before a five-week recess.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Barack Obama, Eric Cantor, Republican, US House of Representatives, Bob McDonnell, US Governors

14 hrs ago | The Memphis Flyer

Tennessee Marriage Equality Case to Be Heard in Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals

The largest number of marriage equality cases to be heard in a single day will include a case from Tennessee and will be taken up by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit on August 6th.

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Related Topix: Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals

18 hrs ago | Clarksville Online

Tennessee Readies for Federal Livestock Traceability Rule

The Tennessee Department of Agriculture is stepping up efforts to educate livestock farmers about USDA's final Animal Disease Traceability rule that requires the identification of livestock being transported across state lines.

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Related Topix: Agriculture, Science, US News, United States Department of Agriculture

Thu Jul 31, 2014

WKRN

tennessee breastfeeding

That ranking comes despite a push to educate new moms at hospitals in middle Tennessee.

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Chattanoogan.com

Tennessee Tourism Round Up: The Soundtrack Of Summer

Tennessee's upcoming tourism news is consolidated for your convenience below. For a complete list of Tennessee events, visit tnvacation.com/calendar .

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Related Topix: Grease Sing-Along, Chattanooga, TN, Life, Food, Vegetables, Home Gardening, Home

WBIR-TV Knoxville

Huffman orders closure of Tennessee Virtual Academy next year

A struggling online cyber school that serves students throughout Tennessee faces closure at the end of the upcoming school year unless it shows significant gains - the latest blow in an intense back and forth between Tennessee Education Commissioner Kevin Huffman and Union County school officials.

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Related Topix: Tennessee Government, Union County, TN, Kids, Family

Washington Times

Correction: Overdose Deaths-Antidote story

Drug overdoses are again a leading cause of death in Tennessee, ahead of motor vehicle accidents and homicides.

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Related Topix: Tennessee Government

WBIR-TV Knoxville

East Tennessee health premiums among nation's lowest

East Tennessee health premiums among nation's lowest Chattanooga is one of the 10 least expensive insurance markets in the country.

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Related Topix: Chattanooga, TN, Knoxville, TN, Nashville, TN

Business Journal

What's at stake for business in the battle over Tennessee's Supreme Court?

The election has grown into a heated debate and the first serious challenge to sitting justices in almost 20 years, as Tennessee Lt.

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Related Topix: Tennessee Government, US Governors, Phil Bredesen

Business Journal

Tennesseans have complaints about Bank of America

Bank of America has had more complaints filed against it by Tennesseans than any other bank, and it's not even close.

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Related Topix: Tennessee Government

Wed Jul 30, 2014

Lexington Herald-Leader

Former LexCath golfer Mahle wins amateur tourney in Tennessee

Former Lexington Catholic High School golfer Matthew Mahle shot a 1-under par 71 on Wednesday to overtake leader Nick Blakely in his hometown and win the Chattanooga Choo Choo Invitational Tournament.

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Related Topix: Tennessee Government, College of Charleston

Clarksville Online

Tennessee Sales Tax Holiday is this weekend August 1st through August 3rd, 2014

The State of Tennessee's Annual Sales Tax Holiday is held every year on the first Friday in August and ends the following Sunday night.

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Related Topix: Tennessee Government, Computers

WFIE-TV Evansville

Former sex slave: I was chained in basement and sold

Law enforcement and rescuers of sex slaves report that because of a saturation of human trafficking in the deep South, more human traffickers are bringing young girls to Middle Tennessee.

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Sys-Con Media

New State Bill Pushes Legal Funding Companies Out of Tennessee

This bill, which was pushed through by U.S. Chamber of Commerce and the insurance company lobby, makes operating in the state too risky and expensive for legal funding companies.

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Related Topix: Tennessee Government

Clarksville Online

Tennessee Department of Health says Drug Overdose Deaths continue to rise in Tennessee

The Tennessee Department of Health's Vital Statistics office today released data on 2013 drug overdose deaths in the state.

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Related Topix: Tennessee Government, Healthcare Law, Law, Food and Drug Administration, Epidemic, Natural Disasters

Chattanoogan.com

Tennessee Surgical Quality Collaborative Says It Saves 533 Lives, $75 Million in Three Years

A unique collaborative of Tennessee surgeons, hospitals, and insurers, established in 2008 to share data, compare results, and improve outcomes, said it came up with impressive results to the American College of Surgeons National Surgical Quality Improvement Program National Conference in New York City this week.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Surgery, Collegedale, TN, East Brainerd, TN, Chattanooga, TN

Tue Jul 29, 2014

WATE-TV Knoxville

Oneida man killed in fiery weekend crash

Drug overdoses are once again the leading cause of death in Tennessee, but the state Health Department is hoping a new law will reverse that trend.

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Related Topix: Oneida, TN, Knoxville, TN

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