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  1. Judge swears in election commissionersRead the original story w/Photo

    6 min ago | Lebanon Democrat

    Ann Calabria was sworn in for her first term joining veteran commissioners Ronnie Kelley, Jan Williams, Sherrie Orange and Don Simpson. The commission organized electing Orange as chairman and Kelley as secretary.

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  2. Haslam hints he'll sign cannabis oil billRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | WBIR-TV Knoxville

    Nothing is official yet, but Gov. Bill Haslam recently hinted he'll sign a bill that would allow the limited use of cannabis oil for medicinal purposes. Haslam hints he'll sign cannabis oil bill Nothing is official yet, but Gov. Bill Haslam recently hinted he'll sign a bill that would allow the limited use of cannabis oil for medicinal purposes.

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  3. Tennessee swingers club to open as church after zoning issueRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | New York Daily News

    A Tennessee swingers club is going to open as a church after the owners' original plan for a sex dungeon was denied, representatives said. The Social Club, based in Nashville, tried to open a new location in a former medical office next to a Christian school in Madison, the Tennessean reported.

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  4. Cupp: Conservative support for gay marriage is growingRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Connecticut Post

    Later this month, the Supreme Court will hear oral arguments on gay marriage cases in four states, including Tennessee, where Val Tanco and Sophy Jesty are hoping their New York marriage will soon be recognized. In just one year, Tennesseans have shifted a full nine points in their opposition to gay marriage, according to one poll, from 64 percent who opposed it in 2014 to 55 percent in 2015.

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  5. Greeson: More to analyze in NFL draftRead the original story

    4 hrs ago | Boston Herald

    Aaron Hernandez is headed to the big house, a surefire top prospect for the Mean Machine 3.0 in the next "The Longest Yard." We know what Ray Rice did, and we know that Ray Rice has not worked since he did what he did.

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  6. City Council to meet in special sessionRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Business & Heritage Clarksville

    The Clarksville City County will meet in special session on April 20 at 4:30 p.m. at Council Chambers on Public Square.

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  7. Tennessee teen faces terrorism charges for threatening schools in four statesRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | KSNT-TV Topeka

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. - A teen has been charged in connection to making electronic threats at several schools in the Nashville area.

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  8. More Read the original story

    7 hrs ago | WAFF-TV Huntsville

    More than half of Tennessee prosecutors say a new law allowing assault charges against mothers who give birth to drug-dependent babies is having a positive effect. That's according to a statewide survey done by the Tennessee Department of Safety.

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  9. Sixty-six Tennessee History students advance to national competitionRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Business & Heritage Clarksville

    Last year, students from Tellico Plains and Memphis submitted history-themed projects that were judged to be among the country's best at National History Day. This year, a group of 66 students from Tennessee have earned the right to compete for similar national recognition.

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  10. 17 prosecutors say law helping deter drug-dependent birthsRead the original story

    7 hrs ago | WTVC

    More than half of Tennessee prosecutors say a new law allowing assault charges against mothers who give birth to drug-dependent babies is having a positive effect. That's according to a statewide survey done by the Tennessee Department of Safety.

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  11. Tenn. developers pushing to open swinger's club as a churchRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    A group of Tennessee developers blocked from building a sex club next door to a Christian school has found a loophole allowing them to re-label the club as a church. WSMV-TV reports developers fought for months to open a swinger's club in a vacant building next to Goodpasture Christian School in Madison, about 8 miles north of downtown Nashville.

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  12. Garden Notes: Ramps popular, despite their inherent, smelly issuesRead the original story

    16 hrs ago | Altoona Mirror

    The "King of Stink" outranks garlic in its assault on the olfactory senses. Was it in William Shakespeare's "Romeo and Juliet" that someone said, "A rose by any other name would smell as sweet"? That might be true of roses, but ramps by any other name still stink! Ramps - allilum tricocum - are native to North America from Alabama to Quebec.

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  13. Nashville teen arrested for bomb threat at Pittsburgh Brashear HighRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | Post-gazette.com

    A teenager in Nashville, Tenn., has been arrested in connection with graphic threats emailed to a dozen schools, including Pittsburgh Brashear High School in Beechview. According to an Associated Press review of an FBI affidavit in Nashville, the teen - who was not identified - also is accused of sending threats to schools in Nashville; Brockton and Whitman, Mass.; and Burke, Va., beginning March 16. Some schools were threatened more than once, and the threats became progressively longer, more specific and more gruesome.

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  14. Davy Crockett's relative one of the many withoutaRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | WBIR-TV Knoxville

    BULL'S GAP -- The man who claims his lineage with famed Tennessee statesman, Davy Crockett, said he has seen better days. "It affects my walking and Davy Crockett's relative one of the many without insurance BULL'S GAP -- The man who claims his lineage with famed Tennessee statesman, Davy Crockett, said he has seen better days.

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  15. Strange: Linebackers must do far more than hitRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | Knoxville News Sentinel

    Tennessee linebacker Jalen Reeves-Maybin knocks down Vanderbilt running back Ralph Webb during the second half at Vanderbilt Stadium on Saturday, Nov. 29, 2014 in Nashville, Tenn. The ultimate quality in a linebacker used to be a gift for knocking a running back silly.

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  16. Tenn. teenager allegedly threatened Mass. schoolsRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | Boston.com

    A Nashville teenager is facing state and federal charges for allegedly sending threats to schools in Tennessee, Pennsylvania, Virginia, and Massachusetts, officials said. In Massachusetts, Whitman-Hanson Regional High School, Brockton High School, and Cardinal Spellman High School were all targeted, Kristen Setera, spokeswoman for the FBI said in an e-mail.

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  17. Our Town San Clemente April 17Read the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | The Wave

    Five Shorecliffs sixth-graders - from left, Oliviana Kane, Ella Villar, Gisele Brandt, Eli Ponce and Josh Smi - are fundraising to travel to Tennessee in May to represent San Clemente in the Destination Imagination Global Finals. Workers will be removing San Clemente's El Portal stairway to the beach, replacing it and remaking the top of the bluff with new landscape and amenities, all starting April 20. City Hall announced this week that working hours will be 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. weekdays, with the work zone fenced off at the top and bottom.

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  18. Oklahoma says it will now use nitrogen gas as its backup method of executionRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | The Washington Post

    Oklahoma adopted a new backup method of execution Friday, making nitrogen gas the way it will execute inmates if lethal injection cannot be utilized. Gov. Mary Fallin signed the law Friday, less than two weeks before the U.S. Supreme Court is set to hear a case challenging the way lethal injections are carried out in Oklahoma.

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  19. U.S. marshals arrest 94 in West TennesseeRead the original story

    23 hrs ago | The Jackson Sun

    U.S. marshals arrested 94 in West Tennessee as part of a national operation that resulted in more than 7,100 arrests U.S. marshals arrest 94 in West Tennessee U.S. marshals arrested 94 in West Tennessee as part of a national operation that resulted in more than 7,100 arrests Check out this story on jacksonsun.com: The United States Marshals Service arrested more than 90 people in West Tennessee as part of "Operation Violence Reduction 7," a national operation involving gang members, sex offenders and fugitives.

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  20. Tennessee Senate kills bill to make Bible official state bookThe...Read the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | Florida Baptist Witness

    The Tennessee Senate voted 22-9 to send the Bible bill to committee April 16, effectively killing the measure after it had passed the House of Representatives the previous day by a 55-38 margin. The bill was introduced earlier this year by Rep. Jerry Sexton, a first-term Republican from Bean Station, and Sen. Steve Southerland, a 13-year Republican veteran from Morristown and deputy speaker of the Senate for 4 years.

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