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Tennessee-based center offers $10,000 in scholarships to college and graduate students

BRENTWOOD, Tenn. (AP) — A leading provider of inpatient substance abuse treatment services is providing $10,000 in scholarship funds to college and graduate students pursuing careers in behavioral health and addiction-related studies. Brentwood, Tennessee-based American Addiction Centers announced the scholarship program this week. Three scholarships will be awarded. The first-place ...

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Nashville Predators goalie injured, out for next three games and All-Star weekend

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Predators goaltender Pekka Rinne has a sprained knee that will keep him out of Nashville’s next three games and the All-Star weekend. The Predators announced the injury Thursday and plan an update after the All-Star break. Rinne was hurt at 2:55 of the third period Tuesday ...

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Nashville airport surpasses record with 11 million passengers in 2014

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Nashville International Airport had more than 11 million passengers in 2014, a record in the facility’s 77-year history. The year’s passenger volume marked a nearly 7 percent increase from 2013 for the airport served by 10 carriers. The airport in 2014 celebrated new nonstop service to ...

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Morristown man buys Tenn. million-dollar lottery ticket

MORRISTOWN, Tenn. (AP) A Morristown man is the Tennessee Lottery’s newest million-dollar winner. According to a news release from the lottery, Larry Musick is a sales manager. He collected his prize from the lottery’s Nashville headquarters on Tuesday, accompanied by his wife of 31 years. The two smiled as they ...

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Testimony underway in Vandy rape trial

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — With testimony underway in the rape trial of two ex-Vanderbilt University football players, a defense attorney fought Wednesday to keep jurors from hearing allegations that his client urinated on an unconscious coed during the attack. Brandon Vandenburg and Cory Batey are being tried this week for ...

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Longtime ESPN sportscaster Scott dies at 49

>>Associated Press   Stuart Scott was in his element, working a “Monday Night Football” game, when he was forced to leave for an appendix operation. Doctors discovered a tumor during surgery and Scott was diagnosed with cancer. But he made a point of continuing to live his life — at ...

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