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Nashville mayor resigns after affair, pleads guilty to theft

By JONATHAN MATTISE, Associated Press NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Nashville Mayor Megan Barry resigned Tuesday after pleading guilty to stealing thousands of dollars from the city while carrying on an extramarital affair with her bodyguard. The rising Democratic star had been an extremely popular mayor with an ambitious agenda to transform ...

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Adults can now apply for Tennessee’s tuition-free schooling

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam says applications are now being accepted for adults who want to enroll tuition-free this fall at a community college or technical college. In a news release Thursday, the governor’s office says Tennessee Reconnect applications can be completed online . Enrollees need to apply to ...

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AP Wire: Adults can now apply for Tennessee’s tuition-free schooling

Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam says applications are now being accepted for adults who want to enroll tuition-free this fall at a community college or technical college. In a news release Thursday, the governor’s office says Tennessee Reconnect applications can be completed online. Enrollees need to apply to a community college ...

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Sustainability Committee discusses $63K bike rack

The Sustainable Campus Fee Committee has put nearly $63,000 towards a bike sharing system. The rack, which will include 10 bikes, will be part of the city-wide bike share. The committee, which is responsible for sustainability projects such as the solar panels in the UC Plaza and the two-way flush ...

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Body found in impounded van 7 weeks after Tennessee shooting

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Police in Tennessee say a dead man’s body remained undetected in an impounded van for seven weeks. Memphis Police Department Director Michael Rallings called Monday’s belated discovery “unacceptable” and said an internal investigation has been opened. Rallings said robbers opened fire on the van after two ...

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Black history month posters covered by Hitler ones on UTC campus

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (AP) — The University of Tennessee’s president says vandals at the Chattanooga campus have tried to cover up posters for black history month with ones referencing Adolf Hitler. In a statement Thursday, University of Tennessee system President Joe DiPietro says there’s no place for hate, racism and violence ...

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