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Obama visits Nashville, talks education and jobs

» By Lauren Cottle News Editor President Barack Obama visited McGavock High School in Nashville, Tenn., on Thursday, Jan. 30, to speak about education and jobs. Two days prior to Obama’s visit, a 15-year-old McGavock student, Kevin Barbee, was killed when another student shot him. Obama mentioned this when addressing ...

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Cold weather starts to hit across Tennessee

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Frozen roads and chilled citizens were big concerns for Tennessee officials as arctic air blew through the state over the weekend. The National Weather Service issued an advisory for most of the state, with the wind chill through Tuesday expected to make it feel like negative ...

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Garth Brooks welcomes new family member

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Garth Brooks is a granddaddy. The country music superstar acknowledged in a statement Friday, July 26 the birth of his first grandchild, Karalynn, who was born to his daughter August earlier this week. The 51-year-old “Friends in Low Places” singer says he’d like to thank everyone ...

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Skidding Predators last in NHL in goals per game

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The Nashville Predators are in a “funk” and hope a couple hard practices between games can help them break out. At least that’s the way captain Shea Weber explains the Predators’ disposition after three straight road losses in California. The Predators are back home and are ...

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Titans re-sign DE Keyunta Dawson to 1-year deal

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The Tennessee Titans have kept one of their pending free agents off the market, signing defensive end Keyunta Dawson to a one-year contract. The Titans announced the deal Thursday. That leaves them with 16 players set to become free agents Tuesday. Dawson originally signed with Tennessee ...

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APSU hosting regional Tennessee History Day competition

From APSU Press Realease CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. – Last February, when Austin Peay State University first hosted a regional Tennessee History Day competition, organizers weren’t sure what to expect. Would local middle and high school students take the event seriously, crafting projects such posters, plays and documentaries on historical events? “What ...

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