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Tennessee faces similar test from last No. 1 ranking

Tennessee to face Vanderbilt again in first game as nation's No. 1 in 11 years            [Author: AP]
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Lady Vols fall 80-79 to Arkansas for fifth straight loss

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Malica Monk scored 23 points and hit a jumper with 3.6 seconds left as Arkansas beat Tennessee 80-79 on Monday to hand the Lady Vols their fifth straight loss, their longest skid in nearly half a century. Tennessee (12-6, 1-5 SEC) last dropped five straight games in 1970. The Lady Vols […]
Tags: News, Sports, Arkansas, Tennessee, SEC, Knoxville, Tenn AP, Lady Vols, Malica Monk

Sheriff: Police shot man driving toward officers

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Authorities say police in Tennessee fatally shot a motorist who was driving toward officers. The Knoxville News Sentinel cited a statement from the Knox County Sheriff’s Office that says a Knoxville police officer shot 30-year-old Jason C. Minnick of Clinton in the parking lot of an apartment complex. The statement says […]
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AP Poll: Tennessee moves to No. 1 in Top 25, Duke drops to No. 2

Virginia received three first-place votes and No. Michigan State two. Gonzaga and Michigan rounded out the top five.
Tags: News, Virginia, Tennessee, Michigan, Duke, College Basketball, Michigan State two Gonzaga

Tennessee moves into No. 1 spot in the USA TODAY Sports men's basketball coaches poll

There's a new No. 1 in the USA TODAY Sports men's basketball poll as Tennessee has risen to the top spot after losses by Virginia and Duke.            [Author: USA TODAY]
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Tennessee moves to No. 1 in AP Top 25, Duke drops to No. 2

Top-ranked Duke went down early in the week. No. 2 Michigan and No. 4 Virginia, the last of Division I’s unbeaten teams, both fell over the weekend. In all, six top-10 teams lost. Tennessee kept rolling amid chaos across the AP Top 25. The Vols are the new No. 1 in The Associated Press men’s […]
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Medical roundup

“How the Reformulation of OxyContin Ignited the Heroin Epidemic” [William N. Evans and Ethan Lieber, Cato Research Briefs in Economic Policy] Antiquated regulations on methadone need revision [Jeffrey Singer, Cato] Concept of addiction is constantly run together with that of dependence, and applied in such dubious areas as “social media addiction” [Singer] EEOC sues Tennessee hospital over lapse of religious accommodation in its mandatory flu shot policy (but is a mask as effective as the va...
Tags: Texas, Law, Obamacare, Uncategorized, Hospitals, Tennessee, New York Times, Fda, Vaccines, Tyler Cowen, Medical Malpractice, EEOC, Opioids, Jeffrey Singer Cato, Thomas Hemphill, Jim Beck

Duke hires Trooper Taylor to coach WRs

DURHAM, N.C. (AP) — Duke has hired Trooper Taylor to coach its wide receivers. Coach David Cutcliffe announced the hiring Sunday night. Cutcliffe and Taylor worked together on the Tennessee staff in 2006 and ’07. Taylor has spent the past five seasons at Arkansas State, the last three as the Red Wolves’ assistant head coach, […]
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Tennessee officer suspended after video shows man being hit

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (AP) — Police say an officer in Tennessee has been suspended with pay after videos showed a suspect being punched during a traffic stop. The body cam and dash cam footage obtained by the Chattanooga Times Free Press shows an officer cursing and striking the suspect with his fist several times in March […]
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Burnell leads Jacksonville State past Tennessee Tech 65-48

JACKSONVILLE, Ala. (AP) — Jason Burnell had 14 points and 14 rebounds and Jacksonville State beat Tennessee Tech 65-48 on Saturday night to remain undefeated in the Ohio Valley Conference. Ty Hudson added 14 points for the Gamecocks (14-5, 6-0 OVC), who are riding a seven-game win streak and have won 14 of 16. The […]
Tags: News, Sports, Ap, Tennessee, Burnell, Tennessee Tech, Gamecocks, Jacksonville State, OVC, JACKSONVILLE Ala, Jason Burnell, Ohio Valley Conference Ty Hudson

Tennessee outlines procedures for marriage equality

Two weeks ago, more than 100 Episcopalians in the diocese of Tennessee signed onto a letter asking their bishop, John Bauerschmidt, to publicize how he intended to implement Resolution B012 in that diocese. Tennessee was one of the eight dioceses that had prohibited marriage equality prior to last year’s General Convention. The Resolution intended to push the decision on marriage equality to the level of individual cleric and parish was intended to go into effect with the beginning of Advent.   ...
Tags: Church, Religion, Tennessee, Bishop, Albany, Jesus Christ, The Lead, Featured Story, John Bauerschmidt, Bauerschmidt, Bishop Bauerschmidt Dr. Mildred Denby Green...Historian of Black Music in Memphis Dies

Dr. Mildred Denby Green The Tennessee Tribune January 17, 2019 MEMPHIS, TN — Dr. Mildred Denby Green died on January 8, 2019, she was a college professor, choir director, composer, music scholar. One of Memphis foremost historians of Black music, she taught at two of the city’s historically Black colleges for forty years.  The daughter of Howard C. Denby, a painting contractor, and his wife, Wanetah  Benn  Denby, she was born on August 25, 1938, in Portsmouth, ...
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Allen, Locke lead the way as Gators beat Georgia

ATHENS, Ga. (AP) — KeVaughn Allen scored 13 points, Noah Locke added 10 points and Florida rallied from a brief second-half deficit to beat Georgia 62-52 on Saturday. After losing to South Carolina, No. 3 Tennessee and Mississippi State by an average less than five points, Florida (10-7, 2-3 Southeastern Conference) closed the game out […]
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Tennessee adds former Vols QB Tee Martin to football staff

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Two decades after playing quarterback on Tennessee’s last national championship team, Tee Martin is returning to his alma mater as an assistant coach. Tennessee coach Jeremy Pruitt announced Saturday that Martin has joined his staff. Pruitt said in a statement that “he knows what it takes to win here, and I’m […]
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Morphine, And A Side Of Grief Counseling: Nurses Learn How To Handle Death

Nursing students have a lot to learn before stepping onto a hospital floor, but helping patients and their families through death is often neglected. A Tennessee university is trying to change that.
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Are You Related To Dolly Parton?

Dolly Rebecca Parton was born January 19, 1946, in a one-room cabin on the banks of the Little Pigeon River in Pittman Center, Tennessee; a very small community located in Sevier County in the Great Smoky Mountains of East Tennessee. She is the fourth of twelve children born to Avie Lee Caroline (née Owens; 1923–2003) and Robert Lee Parton Sr. (1921–2000). Mr. Parton (known as “Lee”) worked in the mountains of east Tennessee, first as a sharecropper, and later tending his own small farm and acre...
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Dilfer hired as head coach by Tenn. high school

Super Bowl winning quarterback Trent Dilfer is joining Lipscomb Academy, a Tennessee high school, as its head football coach.
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Ex-Georgia DB Gibbs transferring to Tennessee

Former Georgia defensive back Deangelo Gibbs is transferring to Tennessee.
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Former Georgia DB Deangelo Gibbs transferring to Tennessee

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Former Georgia defensive back Deangelo Gibbs is transferring to Tennessee. Gibbs tweeted Friday that “I am 100% committed to giving everything I have to the #VolNation.” The Tennessee football program’s official Twitter account sent out a tweet with Gibbs in a Tennessee uniform along with the message “Welcome To Rocky Top.” […]
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Former NFL QB Trent Dilfer hired as head HS football coach

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Trent Dilfer, the former NFL quarterback who won the 2000 Super Bowl with the Baltimore Ravens, has been hired as head football coach at a Tennessee high school. Lipscomb Academy athletic director Dr. Mike Roller announced the hiring Friday. Dilfer says he felt led to Lipscomb at this time with the […]
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Low-flying military plane startles downtown Nashville

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A huge military airplane buzzed low over downtown Nashville on Friday, startling the city and its workers in high-rise buildings downtown. Tennessee Gov.-elect Bill Lee says the plane was making a flyover practice run for his inauguration Saturday, even though the flyover was canceled because the event will be indoors. Lee […]
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Tennessee officer indicted for killing black man

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A grand jury in Tennessee has indicted a white police officer with first-degree murder charges for killing an armed black man who ran when he saw police. The indictment against Nashville officer Andrew Delke was announced Friday by the district attorney’s office. Delke shot 25-year-old Daniel Hambrick from behind during a […]
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Tennessee governor grants parole in murder-for-hire case

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam is granting parole to a man serving a life sentence in a 1994 murder-for-hire. A woman who was wounded in the attack says she’s petrified she might encounter him once he’s out. Among his final 20 pardons and three commutations Friday, Haslam commuted Jeremy Michael Ingram’s life […]
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Friends of the Smokies: Great Smoky Mountains Association to Reopen Park Visitor Centers for MLK Jr. Weekend

KODAK, Tenn. – Friends of the Smokies announced Thursday that it will temporarily fund the reopening of Sugarlands Visitor Center near Gatlinburg, Tenn., and Oconaluftee Visitor Center near Cherokee, N.C., from Friday through Monday, Jan. 18-21. Visitation to the park is expected to increase during these dates due to the Martin Luther King, Jr. federal holiday. Both visitor centers will be open Friday from 9 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. and Saturday, Sunday and Monday from 8 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. Following ...
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No. 3 Tennessee dominant through first weeks of SEC schedule

Here are a few things to watch in Southeastern Conference basketball this week: GAME OF THE WEEKEND No. 12 Kentucky at No. 14 Auburn: Kentucky (13-3, 3-1 SEC) will be trying to hand Auburn (13-3, 2-1) its first home loss of the season Saturday. Auburn beat Kentucky 76-66 at home last season on its way […]
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Police: 150 pounds of pot found in bags at Tennessee airport

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Police in Tennessee say two men were caught at the Nashville International Airport with more than 150 pounds of marijuana in their suitcases. News outlets report 40-year-old Trung Tiey, of Philadelphia, and 56-year-old Tihn Tran, of Murphy, Texas, were arrested Tuesday on felony drug charges. The Metro Nashville Police Department says […]
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Republican women face setbacks — and make some gains — in the new Congress

Sens. Joni Ernst of Iowa and Marsha Blackburn of Tennessee made history this week when they questioned William Barr during a Senate Judiciary Committee confirmation hearing on his nomination to become the next attorney general.
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United States: Sixth Circuit Rules That Tennessee Cap On Punitive Damages Is Unconstitutional - Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart

In 2011, Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam signed the Tennessee Civil Justice Act, a tort reform measure limiting monetary damages.
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Cyntoia Brown Inspires a Push for Juvenile Criminal Justice Reform in Tennessee

State lawmakers are hoping to harness the national attention that Ms. Brown’s case drew by writing legislation that would help give others like her a second chance.
Tags: News, Tennessee, Bill, Murders, Brown, Haslam, Attempted Murders and Homicides, Juvenile Delinquency, Amnesties, Commutations and Pardons, Probation and Parole, Ms Brown, Cyntoia

Alabama hands Lady Vols historic 4th straight loss, 86-65

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) — Cierra Johnson scored eight of her 17 points in a dominating fourth quarter and Alabama sent No. 20 Tennessee to its fourth straight loss Thursday night, 86-65, the first time since 1970 the Lady Vols lost four consecutive games. Alabama (10-8, 2-3 Southeastern Conference), which has won five straight in the […]
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