Tennessee Newswire (Page 3)

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  1. Monday afternoon update: Light snow on the way, Winter Weather Advisory issued for TuesdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 8 | WHNT-TV Huntsville

    ... occurred just before 1 p.m. Monday in Muscle Shoals. With that said, rain showers will continue to move into the Tennessee Valley Monday afternoon before the coldest portion of the arctic air arrives into the region. Once the cold air arrives late ...

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  2. Data: 65 positives in drug testing for benefits in TennesseeRead the original story

    Monday Feb 8 | WAFF-TV Huntsville

    A Tennessee law requiring drug screening and testing of people applying for a cash assistance program has yielded few positives for illicit drugs. The Tennessean reports Department of Human Services data shows that 65 of the 39,121 people applying for Families First in Tennessee tested positive for illegal substances or drugs since the law was implemented in July 2014.

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  3. TNReady not ready as testing begins Read StoryRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 8 | WBIR-TV Knoxville

    Monday was the first day that the new standardized tests were to be administered on a widespread level in Tennessee. The exams for reading/language arts and math exams are eventually expected to replace the current TCAP's .

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  4. AP Top 25 bracket breakdown: Villanova latest No. 1 in AP poll; 6th top team this seasonRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 8 | The Capital-Journal

    ... one step up. There are eight schools to have held the top spot for one - and only one - week. The most recent was Tennessee in 2007-08 and Wisconsin the year before. UCLA is the all-time leader with 134 weeks at the top - the last in 2006-07 - and ...

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  5. Tennessee Teens Fighting To Save Gay Straight Alliance From Being...Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 8 | MTV

    Allowing gay teens to have a support club is a slippery slope to establishing ISIS training camps in our schools. At least, that's the logic of people like Winchester, Tennessee, resident John Wimley, who, after learning that local students had formed a Gay Straight Alliance earlier this year, wrote on Facebook that "the next thing you know they will have a F.I.M.A. ."

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  6. Police cancel Amber Alert, girl found safeRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 8 | White Lake Beacon

    The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation says an Amber Alert issued for a missing 12-year-old girl has been canceled. The TBI said Constance Nichole Morris was found safe on Monday at a Walmart in Oak Ridge.

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  7. Troy Williams resigns at Dickson County will remain assistant principalRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 8 | Examiner.com

    ... "Cougar Pride". He gave the kids a stronger set of values to help raise them from boys to men. Around the state of Tennessee, Troy is known for his character and the Christian path he stands for. It is my honor to call him one of my closest friends ...

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  8. To The Proponents Of Voucher Bill 1049Read the original story

    Monday Feb 8 | Chattanoogan.com

    ... to not continue the quest to promote vouchers in Hamilton County schools and other districts in the great state of Tennessee. This vote is a crucial "NO" and is on their shoulders, or all of our shoulders if we do not protest. Are you willing to ...

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  9. Alabama's top quarterback targets in 2017 classRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 8 | Alabama Live

    ... five-star and No. 1 pro-style quarterback on Dec. 2, after Fromm had been committed. Johnson first committed to Tennessee and then flipped to Clemson in December. Hockman committed to Georgia over Alabama last summer, but backed off that following ...

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  10. Lawmakers Proudly Reveal New Way to Mess with the PoorRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 8 | Nashville Scene

    A couple of lawmakers held a press conference today to announce they've developed new ways to demean the poor and treat them like trash in this state. Our drug-testing of welfare recipients isn't working out as the wingnuts expected, so it's time to double down and make Tennessee a shining beacon of cruelty and jackassery once and for all.

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  11. Tennessee Governor Voices Criticism on State Broadband BillRead the original story

    Monday Feb 8 | Government Technology

    Gov. Bill Haslam says efforts by EPB and other municipal electric services to expand high-speed Internet to rural areas won't fully solve Tennessee's broadband accessibility issues and doesn't fairly treat for-profit servers like AT&T and Comcast. "The easy thing everybody can say is, 'We need broadband,'" the Republican governor told Times Free Press editors and reporters last week.

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  12. Board legislative committee apprehensive about voucher, religious curriculum and ACT billsRead the original story

    Monday Feb 8 | Williamson Herald

    ... is being discussed, House Bill 1049, which would allow vouchers in underperforming schools, will be heard by the Tennessee House of Representatives tonight at 5 p.m. "[The voucher program] will allow districts or parents to use state BEP (Basic ...

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  13. Browns announce addition of eight assistants to coaching staffRead the original story

    Monday Feb 8 | Ohio.com

    ... Ray Horton during 10 of those seasons. He spent the past two years (2014-15) as the defensive backs coach for Tennessee. Cioffi spent two seasons (2011-12) with the Cardinals and played a pivotal role in the development of 2011 first-round draft ...

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  14. Meet the 2 Amazing Teens Who Started a Gay Straight Alliance in Rural Tennessee - VIDEORead the original story

    Monday Feb 8 | Towleroad

    Last month we told you how residents of a rural Tennessee town completely lost their sh*t after a Gay Straight Alliance was started at Franklin County High School. Anti-LGBT bigots have compared the GSA to the terror group ISIS and gay people to drunken drivers, while students have vandalized the club's posters and worn "Straight Pride" signs in protest.

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  15. UT Researcher Urges Caution on 'Rewilding' to Restore Wild SpacesRead the original story

    Monday Feb 8 | Newswise

    Efforts to restore land back to its natural state by reintroducing wild animals has become increasingly popular in recent years. A study co-authored by Dan Simberloff, a researcher at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, said scientific evidence supporting the potential benefits of this form of restoration is limited at best.

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  16. ADS Security Grows Footprint in Alabama With SAFECO AcquisitionRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 8 | Security Sales & Integration

    ... first purchase for ADS this year, following the acquisition of about 6,500 accounts in Alabama , South Carolina , Tennessee and Georgia in 2015. In 2014, ADS acquired five security companies across the Southeast totaling approximately 6,400 ...

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  17. Online glitch halts statewide student testing in Tenn.Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 7 | USA Today

    ... across the state reported server error messages. Check out this story on USATODAY.com: http://usat.ly/1T97Og2 Tennessee students were supposed to leave paper behind for online student assessments starting Feb. 8, 2016, but a glitch from contractor ...

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  18. Pets 11 mins ago 3:18 p.m.Rescue dog from Turkey named PeytonRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 7 | WBIR-TV Knoxville

    The newest batch of golden retrievers rescued in Turkey and brought to Tennessee have UT-inspired names, including one handsome boy named Peyton A golden retriever who will soon be up for adoption in Knoxville shouldn't have any trouble with his new name! Peyton is one of the newest arrivals, brought to Tennessee all the way from Turkey by the Adopt a Golden organization. The new pups were bathed and fluffed up on Monday, so they can look their best after their journey of more than 5,000 miles.

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  19. Vols 1 hour ago 6:16 p.m.Remembering Peyton's time on Rocky TopRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 7 | WBIR-TV Knoxville

    ... his name in the record books, time and time again. Vol fans have followed his career, from the orange and white of Tennessee to the blue and white of Indianapolis, then back to orange (and a bit of blue) for Denver. Whatever he does next, you can ...

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  20. Brad: Scattered snow showers overnightRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 6 | WAFF-TV Huntsville

    A Winter Weather Advisory will be in effect for Jackson and DeKalb Counties in Alabama and for Lincoln, Moore and Franklin counties in Tennessee from 6 am. 6 p.m. Tuesday.

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