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Vanderbilt football player says he doesn’t remember anything about the rape he’s charged with, trial continues

NASHVILLE— A former Vanderbilt football player charged with rape told a jury Monday, Jan. 26 that he can’t remember a dorm room sexual assault that prosecutors say he and three of his teammates carried out. “I was just drunk out of my mind,” Cory Batey testified. “This is something I ...

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Tennessee colleges meet at summit to fight sexual assaults on campuses

NASHVILLE — A two-day summit focused on fighting sexual assaults at college campuses is drawing about 400 officials from 76 schools across Tennessee. Media report the meeting begins Tuesday, Jan. 27 at Tennessee State University and will feature national experts who will offer training on issues like defining consent, prevention ...

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Vanderbilt rape trial continues, videos and text messages shown to jury

NASHVILLE — Sexually explicit videos showing the alleged attack on a female student in a dorm room were played for jurors Monday, Jan. 18 in the rape trial of two ex-Vanderbilt football players. The video was shot from the cellphone of Brandon Vandenburg during the June 2013 incident, a Nashville ...

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Branches of Tennessee government fight against hunger

NASHVILLE — Officials from all branches of Tennessee government are joining in a campaign against hunger. Members of the Tennessee General Assembly, the governor’s cabinet, the Tennessee Supreme Court and the state’s constitutional officers will help pack about 50,000 meals for food banks across Tennessee on Friday, Jan. 16. The ...

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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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