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2 hrs ago | The Leaf-Chronicle

TN doesn't track racial profiling, police diversityTN doesn't track...

TN doesn't track racial profiling, police diversity Post-Ferguson, communities are taking a hard look at their own police forces Check out this story on theleafchronicle.com: http://leafne.ws/1oYBPAI Korlin Harrison, left, joins others at a July 9 rally in downtown Nashville called "Stand Against Racism" to protest racism and honor the 50th ... (more)

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4 hrs ago | Indiana Law Blog

Courts - 'Lessons from Tennessee Supreme Court retention election'

The ILB had a post on August 12th, quoting several reports of Tennessee's Aug. 7th retention election, where three Supreme Court justices, all Democrats, faced a serious opposition campaign led by conservatives, who claimed the justices were "liberal" and "soft on crime."

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5 hrs ago | WTVC

UAW says Volkswagen signups in Tenn. hit 670

A United Auto Workers leader says a new local in Chattanooga has signed up the equivalent of what would have been a winning margin for the union vote at Volkswagen's plant in Tennessee.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Bob Corker, Tennessee, Bill Haslam, US Governors

5 hrs ago | Knoxville News Sentinel

Roane officials celebrate road work Roane County officials celebrate...

Officials laugh at a story told by Tennessee Department of Transportation Chief Engineer Paul D. Degges, second from right, just before the groundbreaking Wednesday for a road-widening project.

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5 hrs ago | WBIR-TV Knoxville

Labor Day travel poised for 6-year high

More than 646,000 Tennesseans and 34.7 million Americans are expected to travel at least 50 miles over the Labor Day weekend, Labor Day travel poised for 6-year high More than 646,000 Tennesseans and 34.7 million Americans are expected to travel at least 50 miles over the Labor Day weekend, Check out this story on WBIR.com: ... (more)

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6 hrs ago | Nashville Scene

The Real Question Is, 'Is Lance Frizzell Being Paid Enough?'

There's a point in Nate Morabito's story about how Lance Frizzell , Ron Ramsey's chief of staff, makes more than any other person in the country in a similar postion and, in fact, makes almost as much as the governor, when I thought, "Wow, Lance Frizzell's job must suck ."

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Thu Aug 21, 2014

Knoxville News Sentinel

Roane officials celebrate road work Roane County officials celebrate...

Officials laugh at a story told by Tennessee Department of Transportation Chief Engineer Paul D. Degges, second from right, just before the groundbreaking Wednesday for a road-widening project.

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WBIR-TV Knoxville

Labor Day travel poised for 6-year high

More than 646,000 Tennesseans and 34.7 million Americans are expected to travel at least 50 miles over the Labor Day weekend, Labor Day travel poised for 6-year high More than 646,000 Tennesseans and 34.7 million Americans are expected to travel at least 50 miles over the Labor Day weekend, Check out this story on WBIR.com: ... (more)

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WKRN

UAW says Volkswagen signups in Tenn. hit 670

A United Auto Workers leader says a new local in Chattanooga has signed up the equivalent of what would have been a winning margin for the union vote at Volkswagen's plant in Tennessee.

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Examiner.com

Find out how much $100 is worth in your state: Not worth the same in all states

One would think that $100 in any state would be worth the same amount, but that's not true.

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Wed Aug 20, 2014

The Jackson Sun

Two JMCSS schools in bottom 5% for test scores ina

Two JMCSS schools in bottom 5% for test scores in Tenn. Lincoln, Jackson Careers elementaries on state priority list Check out this story on jacksonsun.com: http://www.jacksonsun.com/story/news/education/2014/08/21/two-jmcss-schools-bottom-test-scores-tenn/14375819/ Two Jackson-Madison County schools rank in the bottom 5 percent in the state for ... (more)

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Clarksville Online

ACT Recognizes Tennessee for "Unusual and Impressive" Test Gains

Nashville, TN - Tennessee's composite ACT score showed its largest gain in more than a decade, and increased more than it has since the state began testing all students in 2010, according to scores released today by ACT.

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New York Daily News

Tenn. teen punished after saying 'bless you' in classroom

Kendry Turner, a senior at Dyer County High School, says she was removed from her classroom and punished with in-school suspension after telling a classmate 'bless you' after they sneezed.

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WKRN

Gov. Haslam launches Tennessee Promise program

Governor Bill Haslam launched the Tennessee Promise to Antioch High School's senior class last week.

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Sys-Con Media

Tennessee's Stop-Sale System Achieves Significant Results In Battle Against Meth

The system, known as the National Precursor Log Exchange , automatically blocks unlawful pseudoephedrine sales and helps law enforcement officials track down methamphetamine offenders and make arrests.

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Business & Heritage Clarksville

Governor Haslam announces Safe Routes to School Grants for 17 communities

NASHVILLE: Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam today announced Safe Routes to School funding totaling $1.8 million for 17 municipalities in Tennessee.

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Tue Aug 19, 2014

DreadCentrol.com

New Destination America Series Ghost Asylum and Amish Haunting Debuting in September

Destination America has two new paranormal-themed TV shows hitting the airwaves in September, and we have all the info you need on both of them right here so settle in and check out the details of "Ghost Asylum" and "Amish Haunting."

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The Washington Post

'Moral Monday' expands to a week of social justice action across U.S.

The Moral Monday movement, birthed by activists who protest the actions of the North Carolina General Assembly, will expand to 12 states Friday in a so-called Moral Week of Action.

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Detroit Free Press

Movie-inspired 'Purge' campaigns on social media spark fear of bloody copycats

"In five seconds, you will experience anarchy." So begins the theatrical trailer for "The Purge: Anarchy."

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The Jackson Sun

Tenn. launches "It Has to Stop" campagin fora

Tenn. launches "It Has to Stop" campagin for trafficking The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation has launched a new initiative to raise awareness of human trafficking.

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