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New exhibit combines mechanical and audio together

Markayla Bedford | Staff Writer John Douglas Powers is a Tennessee native who graduated from Vanderbilt with a degree in history and then went on to the Georgia Museum of Art and got a degree in sculpture. He has been featured in the New York Times World Sculpture News and ...

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A Call Home: Kentel Williams

Every athlete has their specific way to prepare for a game. Sometimes they might play a song that puts them in the zone, other times it is a quote or picture taped to the back of their locker that reminds them what they are working for. For APSU’s Kentel Williams, ...

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Tennessee police department’s Bible verse plaque to be moved

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A biblical passage that has long been displayed at a Tennessee city’s police headquarters will be moved following a complaint from an organization that advocates for the separation of church and state. The East Tennessee chapter of the Freedom From Religion Foundation filed a complaint in ...

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Get your summer on: Top 5 activities

Memphis in May, Bonnaroo and the Independence Day fireworks display in Nashville are heavy-hitting summer events in Tennessee. But these lesser-known events are for the nontraditional who think they’ve already seen and done it all. 1. Kuumba Festival in Knoxville, June 25 – 28 The Kuumba Festival is a four-day ...

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Tennessee expects wine in grocery stores by July 2016

NASHVILLE— Tennessee regulators expect 270 stores across the state to be among the first wave of supermarkets to sell wine under a new state law going into effect in July 2016. Keith Bell, the director of the state Alcoholic Beverage Commission, told lawmakers on Monday, March 2 that those first ...

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