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1 hr ago | WBIR-TV Knoxville
People in 80 Tennessee towns and counties will get the chance to vote in November on whether they want the opportunity to buy wine in grocery stores.
5 hrs ago | The Washington Post
University of Iowa junior Patrick Took gathers with friends during a rape and violence awareness rally on the Big Ten school's campus in Iowa City, Iowa.
9 hrs ago | National Public Radio
Police near Nashville spent the night raking the city with dogs and helicopters in search for 32 teens who escaped from a detention center in Bordeaux, Tenn.
13 hrs ago | KMOV-TV Saint Louis
More than 30 teens escaped from a Nashville youth detention center and 17 were still being sought early Tuesday, a spokesman said.
13 hrs ago | The Washington Post
Dozens of teens broke out of a Tennessee youth detention facility late Monday. And after an overnight search, police are still hunting for 17 of the escapees who remain at large.
Republican U.S. Sen. Lamar Alexander is strongly favored to win re-election in November.
Residents of northwest Bledsoe County say their drinking water has drawn dozens of violations of the Safe Drinking Water Act, and they can't get officials to put a permanent fix in place.
CHATTANOOGA , Tenn. - German manufacturers are trying to bring worker-friendly policies, which have helped make Germany into an export powerhouse and could help the U.S. solve its youth joblessness problem, to their U.S. operations, but so far few American businesses have seized on the tips they are offering.
A quarantine for Emerald Ash Borer, an invasive insect that destroys ash trees has been expanded to include more Tennessee counties.
It's back-to-school time in Tennessee, and this fall our high school seniors have an opportunity to change the future - for themselves, their families and for our state.
Friends and family of a Tennessee soldier who was missing for nearly 70 years were finally able to say goodbye Friday, CBS Chattanooga affiliate WDEF-TV reports .
Members of a veterinary medical committee charged with testing horses for Horse Protection Act compliance at a the Tennessee Walking Horse National Celebration say rumors that one member never agreed to be on the committee are false.
For U.S. Sen. Lamar Alexander, the elder statesman of Tennessee politics, a primary challenge by a little-known tea party opponent was supposed to be little more than a glorified victory lap around the state.
A published report says a veterinarian touted as being part of a council to guard against horse soring says he never agreed to serve and hasn't had any dealings with the group.
Neighboring the nation's two biggest Obamacare success stories has apparently made Republican Gov. Bill Haslam in Tennessee reconsider his refusal of Medicaid expansion under the law.
Updated: Tue Sep 02, 2014 06:49 pm
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