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  1. Mt. Juliet police find nearly 5 lbs of marijuana during traffic stopRead the original story w/Photo

    25 min ago | WKRN

    The Volunteers, who had been on the NCAA tournament bubble, were unable to contain Duane Notice from three-point range. Two state teams, Vanderbilt and Tennessee, are holding on for dear life.

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  2. Tennessee Veterinary Board Threatens Jail Time for Giving Unlicensed...Read the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | National Review Online

    Martha Stowe and Laurie Wheeler were threatened with fines and jail time by the Tennessee Veterinary Board for practicing equine myofascial release without veterinary degrees. decade ago, Martha Stowe founded True Equine, an equine-services company, a few miles south of Nashville, Tenn., in Williamson County.

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  3. Tennessee man arrested on bomb threat callRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | KERN-AM Bakersfield

    Bakersfield Police arrested a Tennessee man Friday on suspicion of making threats to detonate a bomb at the Kern County Jail downtown. Police said that they received calls at 10 a.m. Friday that there were two bombs placed at the jail.

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  4. Flu virus shifting east, hitting older adults hardestRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | WTKR-TV Norfolk

    Flu activity decreased slightly but remained at high levels across the United States during the week ending February 18, according to a report based on preliminary data issued Friday by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Most states saw widespread illness, with cases reported in all counties.

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  5. Metro officer injured in crash on I-24 East near downtown NashvilleRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | WKRN

    Two state teams, Vanderbilt and Tennessee, are holding on for dear life. Both have to have strong finishes to catch the eyes of the NCAA Tou NASHVILLE, Tenn.

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  6. Youth for Human Rights Presents Workshop at Tennessee Conference on VolunteerismRead the original story

    15 hrs ago | PR.com

    ... then enlighten them on how to help others understand their rights, too. As the Volunteer State, the Tennessee government created Volunteer Tennessee under the Tennessee Department of Finance and Administration. According to tn.gov, "The State of ...

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  7. Bryan Women Upset Second Seeded Reinhardt In AAC SemifinalRead the original story

    18 hrs ago | Chattanoogan.com

    Down 35-25 at the half, the 6th seeded Bryan College Lions Women's Basketball Team overwhelmed 2nd seeded Reinhardt University 14-5 in the third quarter and then 21-14 in the final period, completing a 60-54 upset of the Eagles in comeback fashion in the semifinal round of the Appalachian Athletic Conference Tournament Friday evening.

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  8. CAPPE to hold public meeting on road and greenway projects in BlountRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | Daily Times

    CAPPE Inc. is hosting a community education program 7 p.m. Monday, Feb. 27, at Blount County Public Library, 508 N. Cusick St. The program will review current and anticipated road and greenway projects for the next three to five years in Blount County. Presentations will be made by Daniel Oliver, director of project development for the Tennessee Department of Transportation Region One; Andy Sonner, assistant director and chief engineer for the city of Alcoa; and Tom Taylor, city of Maryville mayor.

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  9. Haslam Should Ask More Of The Trucking IndustryRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | The Greenville Sun

    The trucking industry, tractor-trailers and big rigs are overwhelmingly the primary cause of damage and wear and tear on our interstates, highways and roads. They can fill up on fuel outside of Tennessee and cross this state without ever spending a penny on fuel, so the fuel tax does not collect anything from them.

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  10. Rise in mumps outbreaks prompts U.S. officials to weigh third vaccine doseRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

    Federal health officials are evaluating the benefit of an additional dose of the mumps vaccine because of the increasing number of mumps outbreaks since 2006. More than 5,000 cases of the contagious viral illness were reported last year in the United States, the most in a decade.

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  11. Hamilton County Democrats To Reorganize And Elect OfficersRead the original story

    19 hrs ago | Chattanoogan.com

    "Local Democrats are encouraged to attend as we will elect new officers, board members, executive committee members, and precinct officers, " said Mr. Lee.

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  12. Police: Therea s been an increase in bouncers using excessive forceRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | WKRN

    Two state teams, Vanderbilt and Tennessee, are holding on for dear life. Both have to have strong finishes to catch the eyes of the NCAA Tou NASHVILLE, Tenn.

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  13. TDEC Announces Open Registration for Third Annual Tennessee...Read the original story

    22 hrs ago | PressReleasePoint

    The Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation , in partnership with the Tennessee Department of Transportation and Tennessee Clean Fuels, will hold the third annual Tennessee Sustainable Transportation Awards and Forum during Clean Air Month from May 23-24 at the Nashville Public Library. This event will bring together state experts, local leaders and community members to discuss successes and challenges facing transportation in Tennessee, " said TDEC Commissioner Bob Martineau.

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  14. Growing push for more tax breaks in Haslam road funding planRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | Fredericksburg.com

    Thank you for reading 10 free articles on Fredericksburg.com. You can come back at the end of your 30-day period for another 10 free articles, or you can purchase a subscription and continue to enjoy valuable local news and information.

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  15. Anglers', hunters' license year rolls over next weekRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 4 | The Paducah Sun Online Edition

    Campers form a line at the entrance to LBL's Hillman Ferry Campground on the March 1 opening day last year.

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  16. Covenant Transport To Pay $30,000 To Settle EEOC Disability Discrimination SuitRead the original story

    Yesterday | PressReleasePoint

    Covenant Transport, Inc., a trucking company based in Chattanooga, Tenn., will pay $30,000 and furnish other relief to settle a disability discrimination lawsuit filed by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission , the federal agency announced today. The EEOC's suit had charged that Covenant discriminated against an applicant for a commercial truck driver position on the basis of his disability.

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  17. Street Closures And Spectator Information For Erlanger Chattanooga MarathonRead the original story

    Yesterday | Chattanoogan.com

    The Chattanooga Department of Transportation welcomes the Erlanger Chattanooga Marathon presented by BlueCross BlueShield the weekend of March 3-5.

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  18. TDOT Commissioner Schroer vows to make Mack Hatcher top priority on 3-Year planRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Williamson Herald

    Tennessee Department of Transportation Commissioner John Schroer told a crowd at a Westhaven Town Hall meeting Thursday that one of the most talked about projects in Williamson County - the Mack Hatcher Extension that would connect the northwest side of Franklin to Hillsboro Road and Mack Hatcher intersection A - could now make it on TDOT's 3-Year plan. Road projects on the TDOT 3-Year Plan receive funding to move forward, something that 132 attendees in the packed room in the Westhaven Clubhouse have, most likely, been waiting for a long while.

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  19. The New Tri-State Defender Hosts Legends and Leaders Gala To Celebrate 65 Year AnniversaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | PR Log

    MEMPHIS, Tenn. - Feb. 24, 2017 - PRLog -- The New Tri-State Defender is 65! To celebrate, the historic media company is hosting the Legends and Leaders Gala Saturday, March 25th.

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  20. In this photo taken Jan. 27, 2017, a handgun with a silencer and two...Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | WKRN

    CNN reports there was no immediately explanation from the White House, which reportedly also barred The New York Times, Los Angeles Times, a In this photo taken Jan. 27, 2017, a handgun with a silencer and two magazines are shown at a gun range in Atlanta. NASHVILLE, Tenn.

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