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  1. While not Tennessee's fight song, "Rocky Top" holds deep roots for Vols fansRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Nov 22 | Missourian

    Kristi Ryan learned the tune from her mother, Phyllis Ryan, who learned it long before she started working at the University of Tennessee. Dickie Lyons learned while listening to Vols games on his AM radio in Dickson, 220 miles west of Knoxville.

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  2. News briefs from around Tennessee at 1:58 a.m. ESTRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 7 | The Wichita Eagle

    ... in recent months that states cannot ban gay matrimony. NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - A federal appeals court upheld Tennessee law prohibiting the recognition of same-sex marriages, even if they are performed in other states. The Thursday ruling marks a ...

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  3. Recap: New Found Glory/We Are the In Crowd/Fireworks/Better Off @ HOB AnaheimRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Nov 2 | Examiner.com

    ... their 17-year career, but more on them later. The show kicked off with a set from Better Off , a Nashville, Tennessee-based outfit who called last night's gig "the biggest show we've ever played", having joined the tour earlier in the week. ...

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  4. Concerned about Common Core? You aren't alone.Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Nov 2 | WCYB

    It became the benchmark for instruction in Tennessee schools for the 2013-2014 academic year, but what does that mean exactly? " Common Core is really a set of standards that has been adopted," Kelly Vance, the 7-12th grade English/Language Arts Curriculum Specialist for Bristol, Tennessee City Schools told News 5. National standards for Math and English/language arts. " The standards are rigorous," said Vance.

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  5. Common Core meeting in Bristol Thursday night: Citizens are very upsetRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 23, 2014 | Examiner.com

    A meeting of citizens against Tennessee's Common Core will be held at Avoca Christian Church on Thursday night, Oct. 23. There will be a meeting about the Common Core curriculum in Bristol , Tennessee , on Thursday night, Oct. 23. The Common Core Meeting-Action Time Facebook page announced Wednesday that the meeting is scheduled for 6:30 p.m. at Avoca Christian Church on Volunteer Parkway but encourages people to be there early due to the expectation of a large crowd. The meeting is not affiliated with the church but sponsored by the group Tennessee Against Common Core.

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  6. Same-sex TN couples prepare for weddings if ruling happensRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 19, 2014 | WBIR-TV Knoxville

    Tennessee same-sex couples and a number of pastors and elected officials are poised to meet up at their local county clerks' offices for impromptu Same-sex TN couples prepare for weddings if ruling happens Tennessee same-sex couples and a number of pastors and elected officials are poised to meet up at their local county clerks' offices for impromptu Check out this story on WBIR.com: http://on.wbir.com/1tDsYrd Tony Barrow, left, and Robert Vaughn, his partner of four years, live in Nashville and say they're prepared to marry the first day Tennessee clerks issue licenses to same-sex couples.

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  7. Nathan Bell, Modern Day Troubadour at 6OTSRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 15, 2014 | The Evening Sun

    Saturday, Sept. 20, at 7:30 p.m., 6 On The Square is proud to present Tennessee singer-songwriter, Nathan Bell.

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  8. This week in reality TV: MasterChef, Big Brother and moreRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 5, 2014 | JAM! Showbiz

    ... to detail and ability to captivate the crowd, while Mel B was just happy to get her phone back in one piece. Tennessee singer Quintavious Johnson, 12, closed off the show with a soulful performance of the Etta James classic I'd Rather Go Blind, ...

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  9. An evening of Native American flute music with Gareth Laffely and John SarantosRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 3, 2014 | Examiner.com

    ... Gareth Laffely , known as Gareth , is a gifted 16-year-old singer/songwriter/multi-instrumentalist from Nashville, Tennessee, whose amazing skills and abilities on the Native American flute, powerful heartfelt vocals, catchy lyrics, together with ...

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  10. Jimi Jamison, Former Lead Singer for the Band Survivor Has Passed Away at 63 from a Heart AttackRead the original story

    Sep 2, 2014 | Scared Monkeys

    Jimi Jamison, the former lead singer of 80's band Survivor has passed away at the age of 63 at his home in Memphis, Tennessee from a heart attack.

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  11. Brantley Gilbert Concert Tickets at Charlotte, Nashville and...Read the original story

    Aug 15, 2014 | Digital Post Production

    ... accident at age 19, he redoubled his efforts on creating a new brand of country music, and moved to Nashville, Tennessee. His first album, 2009's Modern Day Prodigal Son, displayed the burgeoning talent of a country act with broad mainstream appeal. ...

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  12. Kids go wild for Wildlife CampRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 2, 2014 | Murfreesboro Post

    ... for hiking where they also studied birds of prey and visited the parks new aviary. They participated in the Tennessee Wildlife Resource Agency fish ID program, kayaked on Percy Priest Lake and went fishing. They participated in box turtle research ...

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  13. Kids go wild for Wildlife CampRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 31, 2014 | WGNS-AM Murfreesboro

    ... for hiking where they also studied birds of prey and visited the parks new aviary. They participated in the Tennessee Wildlife Resource Agency fish ID program, kayaked on Percy Priest Lake and went fishing. They participated in box turtle research ...

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  14. Yancy Wins Worship House Media's 2014 Producer Award For "Kids Video Of The Year"Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 29, 2014 | Mi2n

    Email: brian@nashvillepublicity.com (NASHVILLE, Tennessee) -- Worship House Media has announced that Yancy, Christian music's reigning queen of diversity, has been named the recipient of the 2014 Producer Award for "Kids Video of the Year.' Yancy won ...

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  15. Leon RussellRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 28, 2014 | Philly.com

    ... the Agency Group Party at at IEBA Conference Day 3 at the War Memorial Auditorium on October 9, 2012 in Nashville, Tennessee. (Photo by Rick Diamond/Getty Images for IEBA) Leon Russell is a music legend and one of the most accomplished and versatile ...

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  16. Chase Allan Is Ready To Rock His Country Music To The UK & BeyondRead the original story

    Jul 23, 2014 | PRLog US Entertainment

    PRLog - Jul. 23, 2014 - NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- Chase Allan Music of Nashville, Tennessee announced today that he will be on an official tour in the UK, titled the #RiseAboveTour Chase put his final touches on his album, "Here And Now" in early 2014, and is ready to release it exclusively while he is on tour! Friends and Fans, get ready for the launch ... (more)

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  17. Yancy's Goes Bilingual With Little Praise Party App, Extends...Read the original story

    Jul 17, 2014 | Mi2n

    Email: brian@nashvillepublicity.com Website: http://www.yancynotnancy.com/ (NASHVILLE, Tennessee) -- Yancy's popular Little Praise Party app is getting a bilingual upgrade with the addition of songs from her new Spanish-language children's album, ...

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  18. Live review: Justin Timberlake, Time Warner Cable ArenaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 14, 2014 | Creative Loafing

    ... In a "it's not about me" moment, Timberlake introduced himself in band-like fashion saying, "We are JT and the Tennessee Kids." The mostly female crowd sang and danced along to every song - and constantly called out his name - while the ...

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  19. Folk singer Gillian Welch heads July 8 Central Iowa concert calendarRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 7, 2014 | Examiner.com

    ... list of performers on Tuesday's Central Iowa concert calendar. Here is a look at all of the top shows on July 8. Tennessee singer/songwriter/producer Gillian Welch will perform at Hoyt Sherman Place in Des Moines on Tuesday at 8 p.m. Welch has been ...

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  20. Folk singer Gillian Welch heads July 8 Central Iowa concert calendarRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 7, 2014 | Examiner.com

    ... list of performers on Tuesday's Central Iowa concert calendar. Here is a look at all of the top shows on July 8. Tennessee singer/songwriter/producer Gillian Welch will perform at Hoyt Sherman Place in Des Moines on Tuesday at 8 p.m. Welch has been ...

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