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D.A.: Officers’ actions were justified

LAFOLLETTE — The death of a LaFollette man in an officer-involved shooting last month was apparently the result of suicide-by-cop, with the 8th Judicial...

Fitzhugh endorses Democrat Dean

NASHVILLE — In perhaps one of the least surprising election stories of the Tennessee gubernatorial campaign, State House Minority Leader Craig Fitzhugh on Friday...

State: Immunizations keep children healthy and learning

NASHVILLE — Summer break is almost over for many students in Tennessee, and as plans are being made for another school year, it’s important...

Poll: Lee surges into GOP primary lead

NASHVILLE — A surprise poll released Monday by JMC Analytics and Polling found that Middle Tennessee businessman and rancher Bill Lee has taken the...

Illness outbreak prompts investigation of Gatlinburg zip line

GATLINBURG — The Tennessee Department of Health continues to investigate an outbreak of illness after receiving more than 500 reports of gastrointestinal illness among...

Election ’18: Bredesen announces opening of ‘victory offices’

NASHVILLE — Former Tennessee Governor Phil Bredesen announced Monday that he has opened 12 “victory offices” across the Volunteer State as his campaign for...

Election ’18: Boyd touts momentum as endorsements swell

KNOXVILLE — Republican gubernatorial candidate Randy Boyd announced a new round of endorsements on Monday, bringing the number of county and city mayors across...

TCAP won’t count, state says

NASHVILLE — TN Ready, the beleaguered statewide assessment being administered in public schools this week and last, will not count against students, teachers or...

State attorney general intervenes in opioids lawsuit

NASHVILLE — The office of Tennessee Attorney General Herbert H. Slatery III announced Wednesday, March 21, that Slatery has filed motions to intervene in...

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Oneida tabs Kingston’s Layne as band director

The Oneida Special School District has named Andrew Layne its new band director, Director of Schools Dr. Jeanny Phillips announced this week. Layne, a native...

Cristobal may bring rainfall, risk of severe weather to Tennessee

Tropical Storm Cristobal has dumped copious amounts of rain on parts of Mexico and appears to be taking aim at the Gulf Coast for...

Tennessee’s unemployment claims drop for a fourth consecutive week

NASHVILLE — The number of continued claims for unemployment insurance has dropped in Tennessee for a fourth consecutive week, the Dept. of Labor &...

Tennessee’s active coronavirus cases top 8,000 as outbreak continues to grow

There was early hope that the arrival of warmer weather would cause the outbreak of novel coronavirus to ease, months before an anticipated vaccine...
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