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  1. Tenn. students seeking scholarships facing close deadlineRead the original story

    1 hr ago | KSL-TV

    Only one in four students participating in a college scholarship program have completed the volunteer work needed to remain eligible. If students in the Tennessee Promise program don't complete and submit their hours by Aug. 1, they will no longer be eligible for the scholarship program.

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  2. Project to put face with each of Vietnam's fallenRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | Stars and Stripes

    On June 11, 1970, government officials who knocked on her door said her son, Thomas Eugene "Tommy" Taylor, 20, was killed in action in Vietnam. "They come to tell me he got blowed up, he was a hero, Purple Heart and all that," Taylor, 80, said.

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  3. 'For the glory of God': Entire staff in Tenn. county...Read the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | The Raw Story

    The entire staff at a Tennessee county clerk's office submitted their resignations this week rather than issue same-sex marriage licenses, reports WBIR . Decatur County Clerk Gwen Pope - along with employees Sharon Bell and Mickey Butler - said their last day on the job will on July 14, and that they are leaving because the Supreme Court's decision to allow same-sex marriages clashes with their religious beliefs.

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  4. New tune for piano-playing senator: Revised education policyRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Albany Times Union

    In this May 22, 2015 file photo, Sen. Lamar Alexander, R-Tenn., plays piano in his office on Capitol Hill in Washington. The Tennessee Republican has been playing music, and politics, his whole life, blending the two last month as he practiced an upcoming performance on a borrowed piano in his Senate office.

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  5. US Men Cruise Over Guatemala 4-0Read the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Southern Soccer Scene

    After a sloppy first half, the U.S. men had a 1-0 halftime lead over Guatemala courtesy of an own goal. The game played at LP Field in Nashville, attracted a crowd of over 44,000, a record for a soccer game in the state of Tennessee.

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  6. First Down And Tenn: Tennessee Titans 25 Days And CountingRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | TitanSized

    As we celebrate our nations 239th birthday today, I am reminded that there are only 25 days left until training camp opens for the Tennessee Titans. You have to wonder if Titans manager of contracts, Vin Marino can enjoy his holiday knowing his franchise quarterback remains unsigned.

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  7. Ram's "Independence Days" From CongestionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 1, 2015 | WGNS-AM Murfreesboro

    City Engineer Ram Balachadran wants to help Murfreesboro motorists enjoy endless Independence Days without traffic congestion. Here are his analytical predictions today through July 11th.

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  8. In brief: IS says it destroyed archaeological pieces from PalmyraRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | Erie Times News

    Islamic State group militants have destroyed six archaeological pieces from the historic town of Palmyra that were confiscated from a smuggler, the group said. An Islamic State statement, released late Thursday, said the six busts were found when the smuggler was stopped at a checkpoint.

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  9. Lynn speaks at Pints & Politics legislative update meetingRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | Lebanon Democrat

    Guests were invited to come and meet their elected officials and learn more about what AFP-TN is doing in the community and nationally. Rep. Susan Lynn was the featured speaker for the event.

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  10. Hillsboro safety Malique Fleming commits to MercerRead the original story

    20 hrs ago | Examiner.com

    The Mercer football program was reinstated after a 70 year hiatus back in 2013 and the Bears have not wasted any time improving their recruiting efforts in the Volunteer state. Fleming becomes Mercer's first commitment of the 2016 class and the fifth commitment from Tennessee for the program in the last three years.

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  11. The unexpected transformation of Aaron Pearlston: He is now Douglas Pearson, white supremacistRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | Canada.com

    The Real Estate Board of Greater Vancouver says the benchmark, or typical price, for a detached home in the region has climbed to $1,123,900, a 14.8 per cent increase from June 2014. Here are 10 homes in Metro municipalities priced in the current bench-mark range.

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  12. Thumbs of the weekRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | Lebanon Democrat

    Thumbs-up to the Fourth of July, which will mark the 239th birthday of this country. It's been a busy time lately, with issues like the Confederate flag and same-sex marriage dominating the news lately.

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  13. Entire Tenn. county clerk's office resigns over same-sex marriage licensesRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | KRON 4

    Clerk Gwen Pope and employees Sharon Bell and Mickey Butler all said their resignations was due to the Supreme Court's decision to allow same-sex marriages. Just Wednesday, the Associated Press reported all 95 counties in Tennessee are following last week's U.S. Supreme Court ruling that overturned bans on same-sex marriage.

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  14. The Tennesseans to Premiere July 4Read the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | The Huffington Post

    The Tennesseans: A Volunteer Legacy will premiere July 4 and 5 on the state's public television stations. The hour-long film is the first to highlight the events, men and women that earned the state its nickname from the Revolutionary War Battle of Kings Mountain to the modern battlefields of today.

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  15. Storm brings flash floodingRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | Herald-Citizen

    Joe Coon, owner of Pegasus Motors on Hwy. 70, looks over his lot of cars this morning which are almost submerged in the flooding caused by more than eight inches of rain in the past two days.

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  16. Pedestrian struck by 18-wheeler diesRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | KRISTV.COM Corpus Christi

    Librado Portillo Acosta's vehicle had stalled in the right turn lane on Farm Road 43 Thursday morning. He got out of the car to see what was wrong and at the same time an 18-wheeler was making a wide right turn.

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  17. The city has had to fill over 77,000 potholes in the last nine months.Read the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | KRISTV.COM Corpus Christi

    In the past nine months, the city filled 187,062 potholes compared to just 109,558 over the same time period last year. That's a 41 percent increase.

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  18. Officials lift evacuation after Tennessee train derailmentRead the original story

    Yesterday | WTVC

    Officials say thousands of eastern Tennessee residents are being allowed to return home after they were evacuated when a CSX train car carrying hazardous material derailed and caught fire. Maryville City Manager Greg McClain said during a Friday news conference that the evacuation has been lifted for about 5,000 people who live within a mile-and-a-half radius of the crash site.

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  19. Tenn. politician accused in Muslim hamlet bomb plot freedRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | New York Daily News

    A wannabe Tennessee congressman on house arrest for an alleged plot to firebomb a New York Muslim neighborhood has been freed while a judge determines if his massacre plan was a "true threat." Robert Doggart, 63, was arrested in May after investigators caught on to his scheme to burn down buildings and kill Muslims in Islamberg , a hamlet in the small town of Hancock.

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  20. Tenn. man plans 2nd wedding after wife loses memory in crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | New York Daily News

    Justice Stamper lost her memory 19 days after she married her high school sweetheart Jeremy Stamper. Her devoted husband is giving her a second wedding.

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