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  1. TVA and Partners To Fund Trout Stocking For Tenn., Ga. TailwatersRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Electric Energy Online

    The Tennessee Valley Authority, working with U.S. Sen. Lamar Alexander of Tennessee, has reached a multi-agency agreement to provide continued funding for three federal fish hatcheries that annually supply more than one million trout for TVA dam tailwaters and reservoirs in Tennessee and Georgia. The agreement assures stocking from the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service hatcheries will continue at 13 TVA tailwaters and reservoirs beyond 2016, when a temporary TVA funding arrangement is due to expire.


  2. Briefs: 3rd annual Hatchie BirdFestRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | The Jackson Sun

    Briefs: 3rd annual Hatchie BirdFest Also inside - Flash floods possible Check out this story on jacksonsun.com: Nature enthusiasts are invited to learn about the more than 200 species of birds that occur in West Tennessee during the 3rd annual Hatchie BirdFest, taking place Friday through Sunday in Brownsville. The free three-day event will offer a variety of activities for all ages including hikes, educational seminars and bird-related booths.


  3. Tenn. Man Dies In Car Crash Outside National Park In UtahRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | WTVF Nashville

    Utah state troopers say a 54-year-old Tennessee man has died after crashing his pickup truck just outside Capitol Reef National Park in southern Utah.


  4. Troubled Memphis-area cemetery reopens for family visitsRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | MySanAntonio.com

    Shirley Reid cries during a memorial service at Galilee Memorial Gardens cemetery Monday, May 25, 2015, in Memphis, Tenn. The cemetery was opened to visitors on Memorial Day after being closed after the cemetery owner was accused of burying multiple bodies in single graves by crushing and stacking caskets.


  5. Lookouts Memorial Day Game In Mobile Rained OutRead the original story

    8 hrs ago | Chattanoogan.com

    The fourth game of the five game series between the Chattanooga Lookouts and Mobile BayBears was rained out Monday due to heavy rains.


  6. CRAWFORD | Louisville adds four-star quarterback prospect Tylin OdenRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | WDRB-TV Louisville

    One of the top-rated players in the state of Tennessee - and one of the top-rated quarterbacks in the nation - committed to the University of Louisville Sunday afternoon via Twitter. Tylin Oden, a four-star prospect out of Spring Hill High School in Columbia, Tenn., announced via Twitter that he will play for the Cardinals next season.


  7. Unexpected Amount East Ridge Owes On Fire Hall Property Rises To...Read the original story

    14 hrs ago | Chattanoogan.com

    The unexpected amount the city of East Ridge will owe the state on the fire hall property in connection with the Bass Pro development has risen to $603,000. City Manager Andrew Hyatt said Monday, "The Tennessee Department of Transportation notified the city of East Ridge that an appraisal of the city's former Fire Hall #2 property had been completed.


  8. More Problems with Bass Pro Shop Construction in East RidgeRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | WTVC

    Tennessee state officials have determined the City of East Ridge owes more than half a million dollars for the land Bass Pro Shop is currently developing. State officials finished the appraisal Wednesday and announced East Ridge owes the state $603,000 for the property.


  9. Skydiver Falls to the Ground After Hitting Power Lines in TennesseeRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | KNEB-AM Scottsbluff

    At least five people were killed, three others are missing and hundreds of homes were destroyed as large parts of the central and southern Plains states faced flas... -- Hollywood actress Susan Sarandon is visiting quake-damaged Nepal and is urging other tourists to follow in her footsteps. The country was terribly damage... El Nino conditions are in place in the Pacific Ocean, and the presence of that feature has forecasters with the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration predicti... Western Nebraska Community College will be holding a girls' basketball camp from June 15-18 in Cougar Palace.


  10. Tennessee wants to expand summer meal program for childrenRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | WATE-TV Knoxville

    Tennessee officials are looking for more groups to serve summer meals to make sure low-income children don't go hungry when school is not in session. The Chattanooga Times Free Press reports that during the school year, about 650,000 Tennessee children get free or reduced-priced school lunches.


  11. Tenn. about to offer electric vehicle rebatesRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | WCYB

    Are you considering buying or leasing an electric car. If you live in Tennessee, you may want to wait until June 15th and get some money back! The state will rebate $2,500 on zero-emission battery electric vehicles and $1,500 on plug-in hybrid electric vehicles sold or leased by a Tennessee dealership to Tennessee residents, after a claim is filed by the dealership.


  12. Nashville police studying use of body camerasRead the original story

    18 hrs ago | WAFF-TV Huntsville

    Nashville police are checking out how other big-city law enforcement agencies are using body cameras before deciding whether to use the cameras. The Tennessean reports the Nashville Metro Police Department wants informed policies drawn up before body cameras become a part of policing in the city.


  13. Ethics panel fading to obscurity 10 years after Tenn. WaltzRead the original story

    18 hrs ago | Washington Times

    In the typical fray of the legislative session, few paid close attention to a seemingly innocuous bill about recycling computer equipment. That was until federal agents started arresting lawmakers.


  14. Bullying blamed for suicides of 2 Tenn. studentsRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | WATE-TV Knoxville

    About 100 people gathered in a southeastern Tennessee town to release balloons in memory of two area students who committed suicide. The Chattanooga Times Free Press reports that relatives and friends of the two students say they were bullied at school.


  15. Tennessee Democratic Party demands Government Accountability, Asks...Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Clarksville Online

    With 64 percent of registered voters favoring Insure Tennessee, Democrats will convene a press conference to demand that Republicans be accountable to the people of the state.


  16. Lady Vols to open WCWS with FloridaRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | Knoxville News Sentinel

    Tennessee celebrates after beating Florida State 2-1 in a super regional tiebreaker game at Lee Stadium on Friday, May 22, 2015 in Knoxville, Tenn. With so many SEC teams qualifying for the Women's College World Series, it wasn't likely the Tennessee softball team could go very long before running into a familiar face.


  17. Mayor: Plan for Atlanta-Chattanooga bullet train likely stopped in its tracksRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | Athens Banner-Herald

    Chattanooga is looking into the possibility of building light commuter rail throughout the city, Mayor Andy Berke said. But a long-running plan to connect the Tennessee city to Atlanta with a bullet train is likely stopped in its tracks, he said.


  18. Waller Celebrates For USCS Modified WinRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | National Speed Sport News

    J.C. Waller earned his first K&N Filters USCS Outlaw Modified Series victory on Saturday at Jackson Motor Speedway. BYRAM, Miss.


  19. Max L. JohnsonRead the original story

    Sunday | Herald-Citizen

    Funeral services for Max L. Johnson will be at 1 p.m., Tuesday, May 26, at Collegeside Church of Christ in Cookeville, Tenn. Graveside services interment will follow at 4 p.m. at Crestview Cemetery in Gallatin, Tenn.


  20. Tennessee Restarting Rebates for Electric VehiclesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 22 | The Daily News

    FM reports the state had $682,000 left two years ago after shutting down the subsidies, which were approved five years ago under former Gov. Phil Bredesen. The funds have remained unspent.