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3 hrs ago | News Herald
Tennessee law changed last year to make travel with service dogs easier - but if a law changes and few people know, has it really changed? The new law aims to protect people with disabilities from having to show documentation about their disabilities or their service dogs when entering businesses.
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7 hrs ago | WBIR-TV Knoxville
East Tennessee is the birthplace of country music, so no wonder lots of singers were inspired by our mountainous area.
10 hrs ago | The Tennessean
The annual event is organized by the Tennessee Commission on Children and Youth.
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Work is set to start this summer on the first phase of the Cumberland Avenue Corridor street redesign, an estimated $4 million six-month project aimed at easing traffic clogs on the western end of the corridor.
The Tennessee Legislative Arts Caucus, Tennesseans for the Arts and the Tennessee Arts Commission unveiled the plate after a year-long competition where people were asked to design the new specialty plate.
When a Murfreesboro Police officer investigated a Tennessee man who was asleep in his car in a McDonald's parking lot while the vehicle was running on Saturday night, he got a little bit more than he bargained for.
The leaders of the state House and Senate have decided not to appoint a conference committee to try and modify the one-sided wine in grocery stores bill.
Tennessee does not want to be No. 1 on this list. But we're about to be ranked atop the list for how much methamphetamine is used statewide, nosing Missouri out of the spot it has held for a decade.
Authorities say a man has been charged with kidnapping and murder in the disappearance of a Tennessee nursing student nearly three years ago.
If Corker were to leave Capitol Hill for Tennessee's open gubernatorial election in 2018, a number of strong GOP candidates would surface for his Senate seat.
Investigators in Tennessee may have made a breakthrough in the case of missing nursing student Holly Bobo , a 20-year-old who disappeared in 2011.
Here in Tennessee, we are blessed with the beauty and abundance of our natural wonders, from the Smoky Mountains and Cumberland Plateau, to the Tennessee River and Reelfoot Lake.
A widening gap has grown between what students are learning in K-12 schools and what they're expected to know by the employers who hire them and the colleges and universities where they choose to enroll.
UAW members in Michigan have plenty to cheer for lately, but autoworkers in the South have proven tough to convince.
Most people who abuse prescription opioid drugs get them for free from a friend or relative - but those at highest risk of overdose are as likely to get them from a doctor's prescription, CDC researchers reported in a research letter, "Sources of Prescription Opioid Pain Relievers by Frequency of Past-Year Nonmedical Use: United States, 2008-2011," ... (more)