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Johnson City Honda raises money for charities

Johnson City Honda collected a total of $11,150 to be given to charities that were chosen by the customers.

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Tue Aug 26, 2014

WKRN

Democratic nominee Charlie Brown kicks off Tennessee gubernatorial campaign

By SAMANTHA MANNING 6 News Reporter KINGSTON - The recent primary election left some Tennessee Democrats asking who is Charlie Brown? Brown is the Democratic nominee running against Gov. Bill Haslam in November, but several members of his own party said they don't know much about him.

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Related Topix: Bill Haslam, US Governors

WBIR-TV Knoxville

Tennessee Brew Works samples beer in East TNTennessee Brew Works...

Tennessee Brew Works samples beer in East TN Several East Tennesseans got a taste of a Middle Tennessee brewery Tuesday evening.

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Related Topix: Beer, Drink, Nashville, TN

Chattanoogan.com

Tennessee Grocers And Convenience Store Association Names New Board

The Tennessee Grocers & Convenience Store Association has named its 2014 - 2015 Board of Directors.

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Related Topix: Lenoir City, TN, Goodlettsville, TN, Gallatin, TN

WZVN-TV Fort Myers

2 ex-mining towns try to change their fortunes

An experiment of sorts is taking place in the Appalachian foothills of eastern Tennessee, where two towns with a common heritage and a common problem are taking two very different approaches.

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Related Topix: Tennessee Government, Air Accidents, Immigration Reform, Wisconsin Government, Wisconsin

USA Today

Rock City Gardens: Just part of Tennessee's beauty

Tennessee has played a greater part in the nation's music history than perhaps anywhere else.

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Related Topix: Weather, Life, Food, Bar-B-Q, Chattanooga, TN

WAFF-TV Huntsville

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The remains of a World War II soldier discovered near the French/German border are returning to Tennessee 70 years after he disappeared.

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Examiner.com

Training rural ambassadors to help expand Medicaid

Last Saturday, I attended the Rural Ambassador Meeting to support Medicaid Expansion presented by the coalition with which I have been working.

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Related Topix: Healthcare Law, Law, Tennessee Government

Mon Aug 25, 2014

Business Journal

According to new study, Tennessee supports clean energy

A recent poll conducted by North Star Opinion Research and commissioned by the Energy Foundation confirms that 83 percent participants support increasing the use of renewable energy in Tennessee.

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Related Topix: Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

The Daily News

Tennessee Agencies Have $121 Million in Military Surplus

Since 1993, Tennessee law enforcement agencies have received more than 41,000 military surplus items worth at least $121 million, much of that going to the state's smaller cities and counties.

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Related Topix: Washington County, TN, Loudon County, TN, Livingston, TN, Coffee County, TN, Gallatin, TN

The Jackson Sun

Appeals panel weighing Occupy Nashville suitAppeals panel weighing...

A special three-judge panel focused on issues of camping, protests, free speech and executive power on Monday during arguments in an appeal of a lawsuit brought by Occupy Nashville protesters arrested on War Memorial Plaza in October 2011.

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Related Topix: Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals

Athens Banner-Herald

UGA receives commitment from four-star Tennessee talent

Georgia surged from behind to get the commitment of four-star Ravenwood wide receiver Van Jefferson on Monday.

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Related Topix: Georgia, Tennessee Government

ABC News

Primary Challenger Concedes to US Rep. DesJarlais

The Republican state senator who challenged scandal-plagued U.S. Rep. Scott DesJarlais conceded his 38-vote primary loss to the incumbent on Monday, saying he decided not to challenge the results.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Scott DesJarlais, David Scott, Democrat, Robert Scott, Lincoln Davis

Chattanoogan.com

Rock Out Labor Day And Beyond In Tennessee

If there's one place travelers can get a music smorgasbord, it's Tennessee. In each corner of the state and areas in between, music rooted in bluegrass, rock, soul, country, and gospel can be heard from porches in small towns to concert stadiums in burgeoning cities.

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Related Topix: Life, Holidays, Labor Day, Knoxville, TN, Memphis, TN, Nashville, TN, Theater, Arts

WKRN

Returning stolen items leads to 2 arrests at Madison store

Two people were arrested Saturday in Madison after a theft situation at a store led police to find the car they were using was stolen.

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The Jackson Sun

Nursing wing set to open at UT Martin Parsons CenterNursing wing set...

Nursing wing set to open at UT Martin Parsons Center Ribbon-cutting ceremony for expansion will be held Thursday Check out this story on jacksonsun.com: http://www.jacksonsun.com/story/news/local/2014/08/24/nursing-wing-set-open-ut-martin-parsons-center/14537801/ Workers are putting the final touches on the new West Tennessee Healthcare Foundation ... (more)

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Related Topix: Medicine, Nursing, University of Tennessee at Martin, Tennessee Government, Bill Haslam, US Governors

Sun Aug 24, 2014

Chattanoogan.com

Tennessee Highway Patrol Announces Labor Day Holiday Enforcement

The Tennessee Highway Patrol will conduct a "No Refusal" enforcement campaign during this year's Labor Day holiday period.

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Related Topix: Chattanooga, TN, Fall Branch, TN, Cookeville, TN, Lawrenceburg, TN

Lebanon Democrat

Operation Stand Down Tennessee buys Veteran Service Center in Nashville

The board of directors and staff of Operation Stand Down Tennessee announced the group has purchased its long-rented campus at 1125 12th Ave. S. and launched a $3 million capital campaign.

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WTVC

Tennessee agencies have $121M in military surplus

Since 1993, Tennessee law enforcement agencies have received more than 41,000 military surplus items worth at least $121 million, much of that going to the state's smaller cities and counties.

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Related Topix: Loudon County, TN

The Star Press

ROYSDON: Call us hillbillies if you must; we're proudROYSDON: Call us ...

ROYSDON: Call us hillbillies if you must; we're proud The son of Tennessee immigrants says 'hillbillies' had a sting, but what's in a name? Check out this story on thestarpress.com: http://tspne.ws/1twEnW1 The Stewarts, members of Keith Roysdon's mother's family.

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Related Topix: Tennessee Government

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