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  1. Mandatory Waiting Periods Are Making Abortions All But ImpossibleRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 24 | Switched

    Sarah, a 26-year-old with blue eyes and pink nails, wakes up before sunrise on the outskirts of Knoxville, Tennessee. Normally, she'd head to her outpatient rehab program, which she attends voluntarily every day for an addiction to prescription painkillers.


  2. Where Did 'Dumpster Fire' Come From? Where Is It Rolling?Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 24 | Switched

    In 2009, sportswriter Mike Wise had just started a radio show at 106.7 The Fan , a Washington D.C.-area sports station. Wise, now a senior writer at The Undefeated, noticed that one of his work buddies, a traffic reporter at the station named Liz Drabick , had an evocative pet phrase.


  3. New Law Restricts University Of Tennessee's Ability To Support Sex WeekRead the original story w/Photo

    May 20, 2016 | Switched

    Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam this week allowed a bill to become law that bars the University of Tennessee from using state funds to support Sex Week. The University of Tennessee's flagship campus in Knoxville is now prohibited by state law from supporting a student-organized event called "Sex Week," after Gov. Bill Haslam allowed a bill to become law on Friday.


  4. Tennessee Lawmakers Consider Bill That Could Chill Free SpeechRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 5, 2016 | The Huffington Post

    State Rep. James "Micah" Van Huss is leading the charge in the Tennessee state House to bar the University of Tennessee from supporting student-organized "Sex Week" events. State lawmakers are pushing legislation to prevent the University of Tennessee from ever spending school dollars on student-organized "Sex Week" events. 5 comments

  5. Chasing Love, Is it Worth it?Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 4, 2016 | The Huffington Post

    As a world traveler, leaving everything you love behind is one of the most difficult experiences that you could have in your life.


  6. Women in Business Q&A: Jennifer Stewart, Vice President of Corporate...Read the original story

    Apr 1, 2016 | Switched

    Jennifer Stewart is Vice President, Corporate Innovation for Eastman Chemical Company . In this role, Jennifer has responsibility for driving the corporate innovation portfolio to deliver future revenue and earnings growth for the company.


  7. Anti-Abortion Strategy Of Focusing On Clinics Came 'Out Of Nowhere'Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 28, 2016 | The Huffington Post

    When the U.S. Supreme Court on Wednesday hears a major abortion case for the first time in nearly a decade, the regulations at issue will not involve fetuses or the mother, but rather standards for doctors and facilities where the procedure is performed. That the high court is taking up a case about such arcane regulations reflects the success of a legal strategy that abortion opponents embraced about a decade ago and initially caught some abortion-rights advocates off guard.


  8. Coaches Say UT's Culture Is Fine, Despite Multiple Rape And Assault AllegationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 23, 2016 | Switched

    Tennessee head football coach Butch Jones, second from left, speaks during a news conference on Feb. 23, 2016, in Knoxville, Tennessee. Though multiple football players face criminal charges of sexual assault, physical assault and attempting to have sex with minors, University of Tennessee coaches gathered together on Tuesday to say there is no problem with the athletic culture on campus.


  9. Forget Something? Naked Man Stands Out At Airport Check-InRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 22, 2016 | Switched

    People at the Nashville International Airport got an eyeful Sunday when a man wearing nothing more than his birthday suit stepped into line. The extremely light traveler was photographed standing in American Airlines' priority check-in line by a fellow traveler, who said he thought the man's lack of attire was a protest against security measures.


  10. Police Arrest Stabbing Suspect With 'Psycho' Forehead TattooRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 6, 2016 | Switched

    A man from Tennessee who has the words "psycho" tattooed on his forehead and "nazi" inked on his throat is accused of stabbing another man in the stomach. Cops found 34-year-old Miller at around 6:45 p.m. He had severe knife wounds to his abdomen.


  11. Preaching In A Bullet-Proof VestRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 15, 2016 | The Huffington Post

    Many years ago, in my first parish, I preached a sermon one Sunday that focused upon the stewardship of the earth based upon the creation story in Genesis. I wanted to advocate that since God created the earth in its majesty, that the least we can do as occupants in to take good care of the planet.


  12. Shoplifter Shot And Killed After Running Over DeputiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 19, 2015 | The Huffington Post

    This undated photo provided by the Knoxville Police Department on Friday, Dec. 18, 2015 shows Amos Frerichs of Vonore, Tenn. The shoplifting suspect wanted on prior assault and theft warrants was fatally shot by a Tennessee sheriff's officer in a parking lot in West Knoxville, Tenn., on Friday evening. 4 comments

  13. Campus Ministry To GOP Lawmakers: 'Please Calm Down, Have A Cookie'Read the original story

    Dec 7, 2015 | Switched

    Tyson House, an Episcopal and Lutheran ministry group at the University of Tennessee, wants conservative lawmakers to know that Christmas parties are still happening on campus. Several local politicians and members of Congress publicly criticized UT's Knoxville campus last week for issuing a set of suggestions to employees about how to make workplace holiday parties welcoming to people of all backgrounds.


  14. Tennessee Lawmakers Want University Head To Resign For Not Boosting ChristmasRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 5, 2015 | The Huffington Post

    Conservative lawmakers want the chancellor of the University of Tennessee-Knoxville to resign for insufficiently promoting Christianity during the holiday season, as students rally to the administration's defense. The controversy kicked off Thursday when Rep. John J. Duncan criticized a school memo on Fox News .


  15. Trump: Soothsayer or Charlatan?Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 17, 2015 | The Huffington Post

    At the democratic debate last Saturday, Martin O'Malley called Donald Trump a "carnival barker," which was rather offensive-- to carneys everywhere. Trump may not be able to operate a Guess Your Age or Weight concession on the midway, but he is the perfect side show act.


  16. Amber Alert Cancelled For Teen Taken At Gunpoint During RobberyRead the original story

    Oct 22, 2015 | Switched

    Update: 12:02 p.m. -- Harlea Hunter Webster was found safe Thursday morning. The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation has cancelled the Amber Alert.


  17. Tennessee Mom Calls Book On Cervical Cancer Cells 'Pornographic'Read the original story

    Sep 8, 2015 | Switched

    A mother from Knoxville, Tennessee, believes the New York Times bestseller The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks has too much graphic information for her 15-year-old son and should not have been assigned as summer reading. "I consider the book pornographic," Jackie Sims told WBIR-Knoxville .


  18. A Bookworm's Tour Through Tennessee's Best BookstoresRead the original story

    Sep 8, 2015 | The Huffington Post

    While large states like California and Texas have the largest total number of stores, when it comes to bookstore per capita, those two states were nowhere to be found! For travelers wishing to explore more of the U.S.'s literary heritage, a glance at the list should be the first step in planning your next vacation. Rounding out the top five is Tennessee, which boasts 369 bookstores for about 6.5 million residents.


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