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Titans QB Mariota to play his 1st regular NFL season finale

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Marcus Mariota will scratch one big item off his list Sunday when the quarterback plays in his first regular-season finale with the Tennessee Titans. The playoff one is still up in the air. Mariota has been criticized heavily for backsliding in his third season, and Tennessee ...

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16 new laws to take effect in Tennessee Jan. 1

According to (WATE), there are 16 new laws to take effect in Tennessee on Jan. 1. Some new laws are extremely technical, like Senate Bill 0128, which addresses the electrical safety code governing electrical supply stations and lines. Additionally, some could have a direct impact on day-to-day life. These laws ...

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Tennessee’s jobless rate for November lower than year ago

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee officials say the state’s unemployment rate in November was well below the jobless figure a year earlier. Officials say the preliminary, seasonally adjusted statewide jobless rate last month was 3.1 percent. That’s 2 percentage points lower than the rate a year ago. It’s also 1 ...

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Engineering firm to invest $6m, hire about 240 in Tennessee

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — State officials say an engineering and manufacturing company will invest $6 million and hire about 240 people for a new facility in Tennessee. A Department of Economic and Community Development news release says the decision by Martin Technologies to locate in Lawrenceburg was announced Tuesday. The ...

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Former lawmaker announces bid for Tennessee US Senate seat against Blackburn

By: Associated Press A former congressman from Tennessee is joining the race to succeed Republican Bob Corker in the U.S. Senate. Former U.S. Rep. Stephen Fincher, a gospel-singing farmer from the rural western Tennessee community of Frog Jump, announced his bid in a statement to media on Sunday. Fincher, 44, ...

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White Supremacist rally accelerates removal of Confederate statues in Tennessee

All over the country communities are speaking out about taking down Confederate monuments and statues including Nashville and Memphis, Tennessee. In Nashville, Tennessee, protesters draped a black jacket over a bust of an early Ku Klux Klan leader and Confederate cavalry general, Nathan Bedford Forrest at the Tennessee Capitol while ...

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