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  1. Supreme Court favors Benz over Barrett in road lawsuitRead the original story w/Photo

    2 min ago | Murfreesboro Post

    The Tennessee Supreme Court has ruled in favor of Rutherford County resident Brenda Benz in her lawsuit against gun manufacturer Ronnie Barrett, deciding that the statute of limitations did not run out for her legal action. The court's recent judgment reverses a Tennessee Court of Appeals decision and could bring an end to a decade-old argument.

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  2. Michelle Consiglio-Young Joins Courts As Legislative Liaison, Assistant General CounselRead the original story w/Photo

    54 min ago | Chattanoogan.com

    Michelle Consiglio-Young has been named legislative liaison and assistant general counsel for the Tennessee Administrative Office of the Courts.

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  3. It's Time To Insure Tennessee - And ResponseRead the original story

    54 min ago | Chattanoogan.com

    What is the value of saving the lives of 1,000 Tennesseans each year? That is exactly what can be expected if 176,000 Tennesseans gain health insurance through Insure Tennessee.

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  4. Haslam touts Medicaid plan some in GOP see as 'poisonous'Read the original story

    1 hr ago | WTVC

    As Gov. Bill Haslam heads to next week's special legislative session with his Insure Tennessee proposal, he's been trying to shore up support among fellow Republicans to get enough votes to pass the measure. The governor over a week met with more than 100 lawmakers to tout the two-year, $2.8 billion program that would cover 280,000 low-income Tennesseans.

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  5. Tennessee man charged in failed Gambia coup attemptRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | The London Free Press

    Al Hadji Yahya Jammeh, President of the Republic of the Gambia, addresses the 69th United Nations General Assembly at the U.N. headquarters in New York September 25, 2014. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson MINNEAPOLIS - Prosecutors have charged a third U.S. citizen in connection with a deadly attempt to overthrow the government of the tiny African nation of Gambia in late December, the U.S. Attorney for Minnesota said on Friday.

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  6. Auburn's Pearl acknowledges this won't be typical road tripRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | USA Today

    Auburn's Pearl acknowledges this won't be typical road trip Check out this story on USATODAY.com: http://usat.ly/1BABfKn KNOXVILLE, Tenn. - Auburn coach Bruce Pearl doesn't bother pretending that his return to Tennessee is just another game.

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  7. Chance Loftis Set To Be Freed From Jail After Jury Finds Him Guilty Of Only Misdemeanor ChargeRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | Chattanoogan.com

    Chance Loftis is set to be freed from jail on Monday after a Criminal Court jury on Friday afternoon found him guilty of only a minor charge.

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  8. Pearl: "It'll be difficult" to return to KnoxvilleRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | WBIR-TV Knoxville

    KNOXVILLE, Tenn. - Auburn coach Bruce Pearl doesn't bother pretending that his return to Tennessee is just another game.

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  9. Housing agency names accolade in honor of employeeRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Business Journal

    Named after a employee who is retiring following 40 years of state service, 34 with the THDA, the Vicki George Award will be given annually to an "educator or counseling agency who excels in providing professional homeownership education and counseling that results in a significant improvement in housing opportunities for Tennessee families." The executive director for THDA, Ralph M. Perrey, praised George in a press release for her work with homebuyer education and said she helped secure a bright future for thousands of Tennesseans.

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  10. Jury Deliberating In Chance Loftis TrialRead the original story

    3 hrs ago | Chattanoogan.com

    A Criminal Court jury was deliberating on Friday in the case in which Chance Loftis was charged with murder and aggravated cruelty to animals in the April 24, 2012, death of riverman Donald Rogers and his Yorkshire terrier Braxton.

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  11. Senator proposes tax-free holiday for fire arms, hunting suppliesRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | WKRN

    There could be another tax-free holiday weekend in Tennessee's future, but this one has nothing to do with saving money on school supplies. State Senator Frank Niceley wants to create a Second Amendment sales tax holiday that would allow Tennesseans to purchase firearms, ammunition and hunting supplies the first weekend of September.

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  12. Nashville Predators Broadcast Apologizes After Airing Porn During GameRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | The Daily Caller

    Viewers who tuned in to watch the Nashville Predators lose 5-4 to the St. Louis Blues Thursday Night got a little more "bang" for their buck. With about 12 minutes left in the first period, there were three separate instances of noise unrelated to the broadcast, according to The Tennessean .

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  13. Keisling officially sworn inRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Macon County Times

    The House of Representatives officially gaveled into session earlier this month, marking the beginning of the 109th General Assembly in Tennessee. As part of the opening day ceremonies, State Representative Kelly Keisling took the oath of office and was officially sworn into the Tennessee House of Representatives.

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  14. Bradley, Monroe County Men Charged With TennCare FraudRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Chattanoogan.com

    Robert Earl North, 35, of Vonroe, charged with TennCare fraud for using TennCare benefits to obtain the painkiller Oxycodone and later selling a portion of the drugs to a confidential informant.

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  15. Howell constituents debate education, taxes, MedicaidRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Cleveland Daily Banner

    MILTON HUMBERD, right, a member of the Bradley County Farm Bureau board of directors and a lifetime farmer, spoke with State Rep. Dan Howell at a town hall meeting Thursday evening at Park View Elementary School. STATE REP.

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  16. City is gathering public input on pedestrian needsRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Cleveland Daily Banner

    METROPOLITAN PLANNING ORGANIZATION director Greg Thomas points to a map of an area where pedestrian and bicycle paths are being considered. Cleveland residents want to walk and bike.

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  17. House Democrats Back Insure TennesseeRead the original story

    8 hrs ago | Chattanoogan.com

    House Democratic Leader Craig Fitzhugh issued the following statement on Insure Tennessee after meeting with his caucus members late Thursday afternoon: "For the last two-years, House Democrats have fought hard to extend health care coverage to the 330,000 Tennesseans who fall in the Medicaid gap. These are able-bodied, working men and women who make too little to qualify for a subsidy on the federal exchange, but earn too much for our traditional Medicaid program.

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  18. 50K Tree Day: Statewide Tree Giveaway And Planting Event "Putting the Tree In Country"Read the original story

    8 hrs ago | Chattanoogan.com

    Homeowners, businesses, and groups of any variety can now sign up to receive free trees for their property or community.

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  19. Friday News DigestRead the original story

    9 hrs ago | StrongTowns

    The gas tax doesn't cover highway costs, killing our will to build more stuff, an infrastructure "surge" in North Dakota, school district says "no" to gambling and teenage gypsies trying to earn a buck. What would our neighborhoods look like if we voluntarily reduced the amount of infrastructure? This isn't a purely academic question.

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  20. Nashville Predators' TV broadcast picks up porno audioRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Business Journal

    Such was the dubious reaction many viewers of the FOX Sports Tennessee broadcast of the Nashville Predators' game Thursday night had, after the broadcast seemed to feature noises that could only be described as pornographic in the background. FOX Sports apologized for "the technical difficulties" on its Twitter account .

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