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2 hrs ago | Lebanon Democrat

Country up-and-comer Dustin Lynch stands up for music education

All country artists are grateful for the support of their fans. But they might look to Dustin Lynch as a model for how to take their appreciation a step further: He wants to help those fans - and others too - finish their college careers.

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Related Topix: Lipscomb University

20 hrs ago | Greenwich Citizen

News briefs from around Tennessee at 1:58 a.m. EDT

Police arrested Anderson after she was involved in a crash Thursday evening. The responding officer said she showed "signs of impairment," according to her arrest warrant.

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Related Topix: Gray, TN, East Tennessee State University

Sat Sep 13, 2014

Columbia Daily Herald

Two Cents Worth

Middle Tennessee State University honored the late Andrew Mizell Burton of Nashville, Joe Crosswhite of Greeneville and John Sample of Knoxville, with induction into the Robert E. Musto Tennessee Insurance Hall of Fame, according to a press release. Burton, a Sumner County native, began his insurance career in Nashville in 1901 as an agent with the Sun Life Insurance Company and later organized the Life and Casualty Insurance Company of Tennessee.

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Related Topix: Middle Tennessee State University, Tennessee, Lipscomb University, Agriculture, Science, US News, United States Department of Agriculture

WKRN

Tennessee museum takes preacher's dead snakes

The remains of dozens of poisonous snakes confiscated from a Tennessee preacher have been sent to a museum for research. The 53 frozen carcasses were given to East Tennessee State University's Natural History Museum at Gray.

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Related Topix: East Tennessee State University, Gray, TN

Fri Sep 12, 2014

Lebanon Democrat

National strikes spark local debate

Wilson County has its fair share of fast-food restaurants and recent fast-food protests across the nation have some local workers discussing the issues at hand. Fast-food workers in several cities, including Nashville, walked out of their restaurants last week to protest low wages and the right to unionize without penalty.

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Related Topix: Wilson County, TN, Nashville, TN, Law, Employment / Labor Law

Institute for Southern Studies

Stop feeding the hand that bites us

When Volkswagen finally agreed to build its new SUV in Chattanooga, Tennessee politicians crowed over the promise of 2,000 new jobs. Union-bashing Senator Bob Corker, the guy who months ago threatened these jobs would be toast if plant workers won a union, "choked back tears" announcing the news.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Lamar Alexander, US Senate, Republican, Bob Corker, US Governors, Peter Shumlin

Thu Sep 11, 2014

Voice of America

Water Therapy Helps Patients Make Small Steps

For people with impaired mobility, the world is one, long obstacle course. Even the simplest tasks can be a challenge, but as Mike Osborne reports, a research program in Tennessee shows that even relatively minor improvements in mobility can make a huge difference in the lives of people with disabilities.

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Related Topix: Middle Tennessee State University

Lebanon Democrat

Matheson, Thomas join Pinnacle's Lebanon office

Matheson, with eight years of financial services experience, is a senior vice president and financial advisor. He comes most recently from SunTrust Bank, where he was a vice president and business banker.

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Related Topix: Lebanon, TN, Austin Peay State University, Middle Tennessee State University

Chattanoogan.com

Young Historians Series Showcases Award-Winning Student Projects

The Tennessee Historical Society and Humanities Tennessee are proud to announce the Young Historians Series will be held at the Clarksville-Montgomery County Public Library, 350 Pageant Lane in Clarksville, on Tuesday, Sep. 16. The series features nationally recognized student projects addressing an array of state and local history topics.

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Related Topix: Tennessee, Montgomery County, TN, Clarksville, TN, Elizabethton, TN, Chattanooga, TN

Wed Sep 10, 2014

WCYB

ETSU teaches international students how to train athletes

East Tennessee State University is welcoming special visitors on campus this week from around the world. Coaches and students from the Chinese cultural university in Taiwan are visiting the Center of Excellence for Sport Science and Coach Education.

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Related Topix: East Tennessee State University

Tue Sep 09, 2014

Business Journal

Southwest Tennessee Community College and Tennessee State University enter transfer agreement

Southwest Tennessee Community College is expanding its student transfer partnership agreement to include Tennessee State University in Nashville. In an official signing that will take place on Southwest's Macon Cove campus Sept.

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WKRN

MTSU works to stop on-campus sexual assaults before they start

Middle Tennessee State University in Murfreesboro is trying to stop sexual assaults on campus before it starts and they are doing it by teaching males students to be better men. In addition to their year-long program to combat sexual violence on the Rutherford County campus, next month activist and international lecturer Tony Porter will to share his "A Call to Men" initiative aimed at stopping violence against women.

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Related Topix: Middle Tennessee State University, Murfreesboro, TN, Rutherford County, TN, Decatur County, TN

Mon Sep 08, 2014

Alabama Live

Birmingham City Schools tackles 'weekend waste' with Saturday school

Ramsay High School junior Campbell Escott participates in Birmingham City Schools' summer credit acceleration program via the distance learning service Edmentum. Escott plans to graduate early and enroll in Tennessee State University where she will pursue a degree in engineering.

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Related Topix: Standardized Testing, Education

Clarksville Online

Governor Bill Haslam announces David Purkey as Tennessee Emergency Management Agency (TEMA) Director

Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam today announced the appointment of David W. Purkey as a deputy commissioner of the Military Department where he will direct the Tennessee Emergency Management Agency . Purkey has served as interim director of TEMA since the April retirement of Jim Bassham.

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Related Topix: Tennessee, Tennessee Government, Bill Haslam, US Governors, Hamblen County, TN, East Tennessee State University

Sun Sep 07, 2014

Alabama Live

Songwriter Neil Thrasher headlines Birmingham benefit for the Spirit of Luke

Neil Thrasher and Friends A Spirt of Luke benefit featuring Neil Thrasher, Kelley Lovelace, Wendell Mobley and John and Jacob. When Shades Valley High School's Class of 1983 named Neil Thrasher "Most Talented," they couldn't have known what was to come.

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Related Topix: Birmingham, AL, Middle Tennessee State University, Samford University, Entertainment

KSL-TV

MTSU program seeks to prevent sexual assault

Middle Tennessee State University is starting a program that aims to reduce the possibility of sexual assaults on campus by targeting potential male attackers. The Daily News Journal reports that student orientation at the Murfreesboro university already had a section advising students about ways to avoid sexual assault, including teaching safety tips such as avoiding traveling alone and staying in well-lit, populated areas.

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Related Topix: Middle Tennessee State University

Sat Sep 06, 2014

Columbia Daily Herald

Two Cents Worth

Brian Kendrick, a specialist in vascular surgery, Chad M. Moss, a specialist in general surgery and Jeffry C. Ruff Jr., a specialist in neurology, have joined the Maury Regional Medical Center staff. Kendrick received his medical degree from the University of Arkansas in Little Rock.

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Related Topix: Moss, TN, University of Arkansas, East Tennessee State University, Johnson City, TN, University of Tennessee

Fri Sep 05, 2014

Lincoln Times-News

Bluegrass festival grew out of family's love for being together

Music is the movement of sound to reach the soul for education of its virtue. - Plato Unlike most music festivals, where profit is the goal, the Catawba Valley Music Revival, formerly known as the Coot Williams Road Music Festival, uses its proceeds to provide soul sustenance for young and old musicians alike.

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Related Topix: Maiden, NC, Family, Kids

Thu Sep 04, 2014

Lake County Record-Bee

Scary, open secret --- parents of black sons believe troubles seek their boys

Amelia Ashley-Ward of San Francisco, with her son Evan Ward, who is attending Middle Tennessee State University in Murfreesboro, Tenn. It's the time of year when hundreds of thousands of American parents are shipping their children off to college for the first time.

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Related Topix: San Francisco County, CA, San Francisco, CA, Middle Tennessee State University

The Bluegrass Blog

Jason Davis, Dwayne Anderson and Nate Olson to ETSU

The Bluegrass, Old Time and Country Music degree program at East Tennessee State University has announced three new faculty members starting this Fall 2014 semester. Nate Olson has been hired as an Assistant Professor, a lecturer position.

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Related Topix: East Tennessee State University, Columbia University, Brigham Young University, Johnson City, TN

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