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Predators open postseason Wednesday, Laviolette has big task at hand

NASHVILLE — Peter Laviolette has delivered the first piece of the job the Nashville Predators gave him by hiring him as only their second head coach. Now his task is even bigger: Deliver a deep postseason run, and maybe, just maybe, a championship to Music City. “I think we’re excited,” ...

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Haslam to promote free-tuition plan for Tennessee adults

NASHVILLE — Gov. Bill Haslam will travel across the state this week to highlight an initiative for adults to attend a Tennessee college of applied technology free of tuition and fees. Tennessee Reconnect is a last-dollar scholarship program that was part of Haslam’s Tennessee Promise legislation passed last year. It ...

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Gloves coming off in fight over ‘Tennessee Whiskey’ law

NASHVILLE — The gloves are coming off in a legislative fight over efforts to repeal state guidelines about which spirits can be labeled as “Tennessee Whiskey.” Opponents of the 2013 law passed at the behest of Jack Daniel’s want key committees to vote Tuesday, April 7 to repeal the rules ...

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Bill advances to make Bible official state book of Tenn.

NASHVILLE — A proposal to make the Bible the official state book of Tennessee is advancing in the state House despite constitutional questions raised by the state attorney general’s office. The measure sponsored by Republican Rep. Jerry Sexton of Bean Station was advanced on a 2-1 vote by the State ...

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Alpha Delta Pi hosts third annual Run for Ronald 5k

The Eta Gamma chapter of Alpha Delta Pi hosted the third annual Run for Ronald 5k and One Mile Fun Run on Saturday, March 28. Run for Ronald is a philanthropy event Alpha Delta Pi has been involved with since 1979, and the Eta Gamma chapter has held it since ...

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Rapes reported on Tenn. campuses increased in 2014, statistics say

NASHVILLE — Reports of rape on Tennessee’s college campuses increased significantly in 2014, while total crime reporting was down year-over-year. According to statistics released by the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation, the number of forcible rapes reported by Tennessee schools jumped from 26 in 2013 to 46 last year. The TBI ...

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