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3 hrs ago | USA Today

Tenn. sheriff 'lucky' to survive devastating storms

Powerful storms that raked across several states in the eastern U.S. on Sunday destroyed at least 10 homes in Tennessee, but there were no immediate reports of any deaths or injuries, authorities said.

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Related Topix: Tennessee, Speedwell, TN, Weather, Claiborne County, TN

11 hrs ago | Murfreesboro Post

Notice of Substitute Trustee Sales 7/28/14

SUBSTITUTE TRUSTEE'S SALE Sale at public auction will be on August 19, 2014 on or about 11:00AM local time, at the Front door of the old Rutherford County Courthouse, in the center of the square, Murfreesboro, Tennessee, , conducted by the Substitute Trustee as identified and set forth herein below, pursuant to Deed of Trust executed by DIANE ... (more)

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Related Topix: Tennessee, Murfreesboro, TN, Rutherford County, TN, Home, Mortgage, Personal Finance

Sun Jul 27, 2014

KFVS12

Official: Storms destroy E. Tenn homes, no deaths

Authorities say powerful storms crossing east Tennessee have destroyed 10 homes and damaged others, though there are no immediate reports of any deaths or injuries.

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Related Topix: Tennessee, Nashville, TN, Claiborne County, TN

Silver City Sun-News

Two Silver High School teens travel abroad

Courtesy photo Silver High School students Maryssa Young and Jazmin Saenz were student ambassadors to Europe this summer, along with other teens from New Mexico, Texas and Tennessee.

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Related Topix: Education Etc., Tennessee, Texas, Family, Teenagers, France, World News, Italy,

The Jackson Sun

Our view: Veterans cemetery on its way to realityOur view: Veterans...

Our view: Veterans cemetery on its way to reality We are excited about the progress being made on the Tennessee State Veterans Cemetery at Parkers Crossroads.

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Related Topix: Parkers Crossroads, TN, US Military, US Navy, Memorial Day, Life, Holidays, Bill Haslam, US Governors, Tennessee, Opinion

Free Republic

Where are Lamar's 35-Stops on His Tn Bus Tour? Wouldn't You Like To Know...

U.S. Sen. Lamar Alexander is planning a 35-stop bus tour of Tennessee ahead of the Aug. 7 primary, his campaign announced this morning.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Lamar Alexander, US Senate, Republican, Tennessee, Celebrities, Steve Martin, Vocal, Thad Cochran

Sat Jul 26, 2014

Columbia Daily Herald

Victims' rights, partisan group decry judges

A victims' rights organization and a political issues group are speaking out against the retention of three Tennessee Supreme Court Justices, claiming the justices are biased and have restricted victims' rights.

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Related Topix: Tennessee, Nashville, TN, George Bush, W.

Examiner.com

How Tennessee sabotaged its own Medicaid program

Tennessee is not the only state that has refused to expand Medicaid, but it is the only state that has virtually shut down its existing Medicaid program.

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Related Topix: Healthcare Law, Law, Tennessee, Medicaid, Health, McLean, VA

Lebanon Democrat

Tennessee Department of Transportation turns 100

The Tennessee Department of Transportation recently kicked off its "100 Years of Moving Tennessee Forward," a yearlong celebration of its centennial as a state agency.

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Related Topix: Tennessee, US Politics, US News, Lamar Alexander, US Senate, Republican

WTVC

Haslam sends letter to president about minors

In a letter to President Barack Obama, Gov. Bill Haslam says his administration should have been informed about the placement of 760 unaccompanied immigrant children in Tennessee.

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Related Topix: Bill Haslam, US Governors, US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, Tennessee

Chattanoogan.com

Voters Deserve The Truth About Tennessee Supreme Court Justices

I am an experienced trial lawyer, and, frankly, I am dismayed with the negative advertisements and mailers about three of our Tennessee Supreme Court Justices.

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Related Topix: Tennessee

WKRN

Tenn. officials work to 'unmask' dangerous commercial drivers

Law Enforcement officials are working to expose commercial driver license holders who "mask" their disqualifying convictions through loop holes or by having multiple driver licenses.

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Related Topix: Tennessee

Clarksville Online

Tennessee Department of Agriculture reports seven additional Counties ...

A quarantine for Emerald Ash Borer , an invasive insect that destroys ash trees, has been expanded to seven additional counties in Middle and East Tennessee.

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

Fri Jul 25, 2014

WATE-TV Knoxville

One of two missing Monroe County inmates recaptured

Cindy Heinemann describes herself as determined. She started Misty Mountain Soap Company in her kitchen 10 years ago.

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Related Topix: Monroe County, TN, Bill Haslam, US Governors, Tennessee, Anderson County, TN

WATE-TV Knoxville

Grainger County Tomato Festival helps the community

It's that time of year again. Grainger County tomatoes are off the vine and ready to hit your dinner table.

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Related Topix: Grainger County, TN, Life, Food, Food Festival, Rutledge, TN, Tennessee, Monroe County, TN

WBIR-TV Knoxville

Cursive writing standards in the works for Tennessee schools

Cursive handwriting is making a comeback in Tennessee, with performance benchmarks in the works to guide the teaching of the fading art to students.

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Related Topix: Tennessee, Keyboards, Bill Haslam, US Governors, Kids, Family

Free Republic

Lamar Alexander in the Crosshairs

One name is ubiquitous at a July 22 rally for Republican Senate candidate Joe Carr, and it isn't Joe Carr's.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Lamar Alexander, US Senate, Republican, Tennessee

The Washington Post

Candidates arena t talking about Obamacare much a " so why wona t the ads go away?

During a primary forum in Wisconsin last week, four Republicans competed to prove they were the most conservative candidate in the 6th District.

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Related Topix: US News, Todd Tiahrt, US Politics, Representative Mike Pompeo, Republican, US House of Representatives, Tennessee, US Governors, Phil Bredesen, Healthcare Law, Law

Lebanon Democrat

Bond program to release additional request for proposal for energy conservation projects

The Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation's Office of Energy Programs announced the release of the state's Qualified Energy Conservation Bond Program's second request for proposals, which will detail how local governments can submit proposals for low-interest bonds to finance qualified energy savings projects.

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Thu Jul 24, 2014

NewsOne

Re: Tenn. Man Accused Of Threatening To Kill Obama

A man left profanity-filled voicemails with Tennessee's homeland security office threatening to kill President Barack Obama and other officials, saying in one that he would "light Nashville up," according to court documents.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Paul Ryan, Tennessee

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