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  1. The Golf Club of Tennessee to Host 2018 U.S. Women's Amateur ChampionshipRead the original story

    32 min ago | Digital Game Developer

    The Golf Club of Tennessee, in Kingston Springs, Tenn., has been selected by the United States Golf Association as the host site for the 2018 U.S. Womens Amateur Championship. The championship, the first USGA event to be held at the club, is scheduled for Aug. 6-12.

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  2. BlueCross BlueShield of Tennessee weighs in on the future of Obamacare subsidiesRead the original story w/Photo

    37 min ago | Business Journal

    A recent report from nonpartisan advisory firm Avalere Health suggests insurance premiums could skyrocket nearly 800 percent if the government loses King v. Burwell, the Supreme Court case challenging federal Obamacare subsidies, in which oral arguments begin Wednesday.

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  3. Foster Is SoCon Coach Of The YearRead the original story

    39 min ago | Chattanoogan.com

    UTC head coach Jim Foster was named the Southern Conference Coach of the Year by both the league coaches and media and junior Alicia Payne was named the SoCon Defensive Player of the Year.

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  4. CAIR Asks Tennessee Legislature to Drop Anti-Muslim 'No-Go Zone' BillRead the original story

    1 hr ago | Common Dreams

    The Council on American-Islamic Relations , the nation's largest Muslim civil rights and advocacy organization, today said it is calling on the Tennessee state legislature to drop consideration of an Islamophobic "no-go zone" bill that "will inevitably be used to vilify the state's Muslim community." In a letter sent to the chairman of the Tennessee Senate Judiciary Committee and the chairman of the House Civil Justice Committee, CAIR Government Affairs Manager Robert McCaw wrote in part: "This bias-motivated bill offers a solution to a problem that does not exist and is championed by an individual whose animosity toward the Tennessee Muslim community is well-documented.

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  5. Government Officials Respond To Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's Speech To CongressRead the original story

    1 hr ago | Chattanoogan.com

    "Israel is one of our greatest allies, and our relationship is especially critical during these dangerous times in the Middle East.

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  6. Quality Of Health Care Focus Of NYC Jail Oversight HearingRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | CBS Local

    NEW YORK - New York City lawmakers are taking a hard look at the quality of health care inmates receive at the Rikers Island jail complex and whether the city should renew a $126.6 million contract with a private health provider. Tuesday's City Council oversight hearing follows a report by The Associated Press last year that raised serious questions about the medical care inmates received in at least 15 deaths.

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  7. Tennessee lawmakers: Block FCC ruling on municipal broadbandRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | WATE-TV Knoxville

    If you like to buy in bulk, but don't like having to use American Express, you're in luck. Costco has made the decision to switch preferred NASHVILLE, Tenn.

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  8. New bill would restrict drone flying in TennesseeRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | WATE-TV Knoxville

    If you like to buy in bulk, but don't like having to use American Express, you're in luck. Costco has made the decision to switch preferred NASHVILLE, Tenn.

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  9. The Life of Bernie Arnold To Be Celebrated Tonight in NashvilleRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | BroadwayWorld.com

    It's cloudy and grey in Nashville today, which is perhaps fitting as people from all over gather to mourn the passing of Bernie Arnold, the matriarch of the first family of Nashville theater. But being mournful is the last thing you can come up with when remembering Bernie and her late, devoted husband, Henry Arnold .

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  10. The GC of Tennessee to host 2018 U.S. Women's AmateurRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Golfweek

    "We are proud to welcome The Golf Club of Tennessee to the fold of USGA championship courses," Diana Murphy, USGA vice president and championship committee chairman, said in a release. "A USGA championship is a true treat of a player's mental and physical fortitude, and we are sure that The Golf Club of Tennessee will provide a worthy challenge to all 156 competitors."

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  11. Titans push law to ban drones over stadiumsRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Sporting News

    The Titans are backing a bill proposed in the Tennessee General Assembly that would restrict drones from stadium and outdoor venue flyovers. After a video produced by a drone that flew through Nashville's Fourth of July fireworks went viral, the Titans pushed to create limitations on unmanned aircraft, The Tennessean reported Monday.

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  12. Tennessee Promise hinges on being prepared for collegeRead the original story

    4 hrs ago | University Business

    Last year, Gov. Bill Haslam made a significant investment in the future of Tennesseans when he signed the Tennessee Promise program into law. This program, which offers future graduates of any Tennessee high school the opportunity to receive two years of community or technical college tuition-free, will surely open doors for thousands of young men and women to get the training they need to start their careers and find good-paying jobs.

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  13. Acclaimed Historians and Authors at Tennessee Civil War EventRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Chattanoogan.com

    The 2015 Tennessee Civil War Sesquicentennial Event will welcome acclaimed historians and authors to present "Reconstruction Tennessee" to audiences in Knoxville, Tennessee.

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  14. CGLA Senior Mariana Hernandez Gutierrez Named Young Woman Of DistinctionRead the original story

    4 hrs ago | Chattanoogan.com

    Education Commissioner Candice McQueen announced the formation of a special Tennessee Task Force on Student Testing and Assessment to study and identify best practices in testing at the school level and how those assessments align with required state tests.

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  15. Charles Hulsey, 19, Shot On Sylvan Drive During Drug Deal And Later...Read the original story

    8 hrs ago | Chattanoogan.com

    The preliminary police investigation indicates that during a drug transaction at 310 Sylvan Street, a fight broke out and Hulsey was shot once. Detective Matt Jenkins, investigator with the Criminal Investigations Division of the Cleveland Police Department, is working a large scale financial investigation involving criminal simulation, hacking of business and personal bank checking accounts.

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  16. Preparing The Blood Supply For Winter Weather PredictionsRead the original story

    Yesterday | Chattanoogan.com

    Once again, winter weather is predicted across the Blood Assurance service region for Thursday.

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  17. Panel to develop teaching aids based on Tenn. Blue BookRead the original story

    9 hrs ago | WTVC

    A committee has been formed to develop lesson plans and teaching aids based on information contained in the Tennessee Blue Book. It contains a wealth of information about the governor, state legislators, state legislative committees, administrative departments of state government and the government's structure.

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  18. Tennessee Department of Safety issues New Driver License or ID Cards due to Printing ErrorRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | Clarksville Online

    Tennessee Department of Safety and Homeland Security today announced that it had re-issued new permanent driver licenses or photo ID cards to citizens who recently received a card with incorrect content due to a printing error. The driver licenses or ID cards were incorrectly issued with the phrase "Not for Federal Identification" to 3,500 Tennesseans.

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  19. Dozens still living in Red Cross shelterRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | WBIR-TV Knoxville

    It's been nine days since last week's devastating ice storm, and still dozens of East Tennessee families have not been able to return home. Dozens still living in Red Cross shelter It's been nine days since last week's devastating ice storm, and still dozens of East Tennessee families have not been able to return home.

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  20. Al Gore reports for jury duty in NashvilleRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | USA Today

    Al Gore reports for jury duty in Nashville Former VP brought his lunch and was ready, willing to serve, court says. Check out this story on USATODAY.com: http://usat.ly/1AzztrZ Former U.S. Vice President Al Gore waited in line with 168 other people called to report to jury duty in Nashville on Monday.

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