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MEMPHIS (AP) — For almost a decade, Ron Wong and Nick Vergos would gather the day before Super Bowl Sunday to make barbecue spring rolls.

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NASHVILLE (AP) — A Republican-led legislative panel has decided not to decide, for now, whether it thinks a bust of a former Confederate general and early Ku Klux Klan leader should be removed from the Tennessee Capitol.

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NASHVILLE (AP) — Most people would say that Billy Ray Cyrus has been lucky to keep finding himself in the middle of massive pop culture moments over this three-decade long career in music and television. 

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CHATTANOOGA (AP) — Half a century ago, the five-acre lot in Chattanooga’s Bushtown neighborhood was a thriving black Catholic school. Two decades ago, the property was a work release center, a symbol of the mass incarceration that had torn apart the surrounding community.

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NASHVILLE (AP) — When Gaile Owens left the Tennessee Prison for Women in 2011, after more than two decades on death row, her life seemed a textbook example of redemption and hope.

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NASHVILLE (AP) — Michael Bloomberg swung through Tennessee on Thursday, highlighting his newly released health care plan and celebrating the opening of the Democrat’s state campaign headquarters.

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NASHVILLE (AP) — After giving up the lead midway through the third period, the Tampa Bay Lightning stuck with it and pulled out a needed win in overtime.

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MEMPHIS (AP) — With the young Memphis Tigers struggling from the field, sophomore reserve guard Alex Lomax brought stability.

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KNOXVILLE (AP) — More than 40 insurance companies are suing the federal government over its handling of a 2016 Tennessee wildfire that killed 14 people and destroyed or damaged more than 2,500 buildings in Sevier County.

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NASHVILLE (AP) — Former Vice President Al Gore said that even though President Donald Trump wants to back out of the Paris Climate Agreement, the U.S. cannot legally pull out until the day after next year’s presidential election.

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NASHVILLE (AP) — The Tennessee House speaker said Wednesday his GOP supermajority won’t pursue a vote to expel a lawmaker accused of sexual misconduct decades ago, citing a state attorney general opinion that acknowledges the move isn’t prohibited, but cautions against it.

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NASHVILLE (AP) — Country music singer, songwriter and actor Dwight Yoakam was honored by performing rights organization BMI for his trailblazing and highly unique style of California country rock.

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MEMPHIS (AP) — Attorney General William Barr announced a new initiative Wednesday that would better enforce the U.S. gun background check system, coordinate state and federal gun cases and ensure prosecutors quickly update databases to show when a defendant can’t possess a firearm because of…

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NASHVILLE (AP) — A Tennessee death row inmate on Thursday selected electrocution for his upcoming execution, a move that would make him the fourth person in the state to choose that method over lethal injection since last year.

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NASHVILLE — The bestselling country duo of all time, Brooks & Dunn, joined the Country Music Hall of Fame alongside comedian and singer Ray Stevens and record executive Jerry Bradley on Sunday evening, in a star-filled ceremony full of tributes to their lasting legacies.

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NASHVILLE (AP) — Writer-director Callie Khouri is drawn to stories about female friendships and country music, and her latest television film “Patsy and Loretta” combines those passions into the true story of a friendship between two of country music’s most powerful voices.

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NASHVILLE (AP) — Frustrated, discouraged, disappointed and plain ticked off. The Tennessee Titans are not happy with themselves after losing three of their past four games.

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NASHVILLE (AP) — Tennessee’s plan to become the first state to receive Medicaid funding in a lump sum drew overwhelming opposition and no praise at its first public hearing Tuesday.

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State Rep. Bruce Griffey, R-Paris, said Rhea Public Library in Paris is to receive $1,102 to help purchase desktops, monitors and networking equipment, according to a press release from the state House Republican Caucus, 

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U.S. Army Lt. Col. Chris McDavid speaks after assuming command of the 2-398th Cavalry Squadron during a Sept. 7 ceremony. The squadron is headquartered in Madisonville, Ky. He is the son of Richard and Patricia McDavid of Paris. In his previous cavalry assignments, McDavid served with 2nd Sq…

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NEW YORK (AP) — When a movie first comes in contact with an audience, strange things can happen. Take, for instance, the case of “Dolemite,” Rudy Ray Moore’s classic 1975 Blaxploitation film.

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NASHVILLE (AP) — At her publicist’s office on Music Row, Tanya Tucker was fielding questions from reporters and posing for photos wearing pink hair and a blue, wide-brimmed hat while a documentary crew followed her around. The 60-year-old singer proudly mentioned to a photographer that she r…

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NASHVILLE (AP) — Opponents to a Tennessee law requiring women to wait 48 hours before getting an abortion argue that such restrictions help perpetuate negative stereotypes about gender.

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NASHVILLE (AP) — As advocates push nationally for states to increase voting security, Tennessee election officials who are trying to win approval for voting machines that produce a paper record have hit a roadblock.

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