$100M lawsuit filed over Waffle House shooting in Tennessee

A woman whose son was one of four people killed at a Waffle House in Tennessee has filed a $100 million wrongful death lawsuit against the suspect and his father
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$25M donation set to fuel Vanderbilt military scholarships

A $25 million donation will set up a scholarship program for military veterans to pursue graduate and professional degrees at Vanderbilt University
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1 dead, 4 injured in shooting in Nashville, suspects sought

Police in Tennessee say one man has died in a shooting that left four other people injured at a Nashville public housing complex
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1 injured in fire at assisted living facility

A fire official says a blaze at a Tennessee assisted living facility injured one person and led to dozens of others being evacuated from the building
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1 of 2 wanted for questioning in Tennessee is in custody

Police in Tennessee have taken one person into custody and are seeking another for questioning in connection with two slayings outside a bar last week and another shooting in which a man was killed
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19 arrested at protest blocking private prison headquarters

Police have begun arresting protesters who are blocking the entrances to the headquarters of private prison operator CoreCivic
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1st debate set for Sept. 25 in US Senate race in Tennessee

The first U.S. Senate debate between Democratic former Gov. Phil Bredesen and Republican U.S. Rep. Marsha Blackburn is set for Sept. 25
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2 Dems give final debate pitch before Tennessee gov primary

Two leading Democratic candidates for Tennessee governor largely agree on the issues in their final debate before the Aug. 2 primary election
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2 in custody for questioning in Tennessee shooting deaths

Police in Tennessee have taken two people into custody for questioning in connection with two slayings outside a bar last week and a fatal shooting earlier
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2 Tennessee teens charges with string of armed robberies

Two teenagers have been arrested in connection with a string of armed robberies in Tennessee, including a shooting that critically wounded a person
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3 nominees chosen for new Tennessee circuit judge position

A Tennessee commission has forwarded three names to Gov. Bill Haslam for consideration for a circuit court vacancy
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4 killed in house fire in Kentucky; foul play not suspected

Police say four people have died in a house fire in western Kentucky
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4 more historic Tennessee sites added to National Register

Four more sites in Tennessee have been added to the National Register of Historic Places
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4 students named Peyton Manning Scholars at Tennessee

The University of Tennessee has four new Peyton Manning Scholars
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5 Tennessee sites join National Register of Historic Places

Five Tennessee sites have been added to the National Register of Historic Places
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70 Tennessee communities receiving development grants

State officials say 70 communities in Tennessee are receiving nearly $28 million in grants to improve infrastructure and health and safety programs
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A community that backed Trump says no to migrant detention

When ICE put out a request for new immigration detention centers, a county that backed Trump for president seemed like a natural fit _ until it put local leaders on a tightrope
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A guide to the Aug. 2 primary election in Tennessee

Tennesseans are heading to the polls for a primary election to decide key nominations for governor, the U.S. Senate and House, and the General Assembly
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A hurricane sends Kenny Chesney on a new musical mission

After Hurricane Irma devastated Kenny Chesney's island home, he started writing and organizing relief efforts
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A look at key primary legislative races in Tennessee

A deluge of Tennessee state lawmakers are heading for the door and others face tough challengers, creating some competitive contests for the Aug. 2 primary election
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A look at the Tennessee primary races

Primary elections for Tennessee's nine seats in the U.S. House are Thursday. Here's a look at who is running
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Accused of misconduct, elementary school principal resigns

A Tennessee elementary school principal has resigned after district officials say they received an unspecified complaint of inappropriate conduct
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Admissions suspended at Loudon nursing home

Health officials say admissions have been suspended at a Tennessee nursing home that has been cited for several violations
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After saving damaged dog, woman opens spay-neuter clinic

Once an aspiring singer, woman adopts damaged dog, leading her to open spay/neuter clinic
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After shooting, Nashville coalition wants police chief fired

A coalition is joining calls for a government to fire a Tennessee police chief after an officer fatally shot a 25-year-old black man
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AP news guide: Aug. 2 primary election in Tennessee

Key nominations are at stake in Tennessee for open races for governor and U.S. Senate as early voting kicks off Friday
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Arkansas energy company teams up with Tennessee solar firm

Arkansas energy company, Seal Energy Solutions, has announced a new business alliance with a Tennessee solar installation company, LightWave Solar LLC
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Arkansas sees demand grow for Latino-influenced theater

Arkansas sees demand grow for Latino-influenced theater as the LatinX Theatre Project and Hamlet Grupo de Teatro work to gain nonprofit status and more funding
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Arrests made at protest blocking private prison headquarters

Police have begun arresting protesters who are blocking the entrances to the headquarters of private prison operator CoreCivic
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Artwork featuring famed rat image part of exhibit in Waco

Those who believe in the power of art may want to consider the impact of a rat spray-painted on a San Francisco building, whose audience went from sidewalk passersby to tens of thousands across the country and now to Waco, Texas
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Atlanta leaders seek more details on Amazon-sized project

As Amazon.com prepares to select its site for a second headquarters, Atlanta leaders want to know more about plans for a colossal development project downtown
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Atlanta renames street after civil rights icon John Lewis

Atlanta is honoring U.S. Rep. John Lewis by renaming a street after the civil rights icon
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Audit of ex-mayor's affair doesn't quantify misspent funds

A city audit of former Nashville Mayor Megan Barry's affair with her police bodyguard does not reveal how much taxpayer money was used for overtime and out-of-town trips, but the auditor says he faced constraints in his work
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Aziz Ansari performs through power outage in Tennessee

A power outage during one of his first shows planned since January's sexual misconduct allegation forced comedian Aziz Ansari to finish his stand-up set in the dark
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Bacteria sickens more than 500 at Tennessee zipline center

Tennessee authorities say E. coli bacteria caused the sickness that affected more than 500 people at a zipline attraction
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Bitcoin scammers target wealthy, threaten to expose 'secret'

Men in a wealthy Washington suburb have been receiving letters threatening to expose their dark secrets to their wives
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Blackburn backs Supreme Court pick; Bredesen awaits hearings

In Tennessee's U.S. Senate race, Republican Rep. Marsha Blackburn is backing President Donald Trump's Supreme Court nominee; Democratic ex-Gov. Bredesen awaits hearings
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Blackburn names Jim Haslam II, Smith campaign finance chairs

Republican Marsha Blackburn has named Pilot Corporation founder Jim Haslam II and construction company leader Steve Smith as her Senate campaign's finance chairmen
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Blackburn touts Trump endorsement in US Senate race ad

Republican Rep. Marsha Blackburn is putting President Donald Trump at the center of her Senate campaign in her second TV ad
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BlueCross of Tennessee will stop covering OxyContin in 2019

Tennessee's largest health insurer will stop covering OxyContin prescriptions by year's end as part of several measures to combat opioid addiction
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Boyd takes his 1st swipe at Lee in Tennessee GOP gov race ad

Ex-state economic development commissioner Randy Boyd is waging his first attacks on businessman Bill Lee in Tennessee's four-way Republican gubernatorial primary
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Bredesen TV spot: Group's attack ad 'full of flat-out lies'

Democratic U.S. Senate candidate Phil Bredesen is running a TV commercial that says an attack ad against him by the Koch network is "full of flat-out lies."
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Brown County officials bring back fall 'leaf cam'

Brown County officials say their seasonal "leaf cam" is up and running to document the changing color of foliage this fall
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Businessman Bill Lee wins Tennessee GOP primary for governor, topping three competitors in $45 million race

Businessman Bill Lee wins Tennessee GOP primary for governor, topping three competitors in $45 million race
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Casada jumps into contested Tennessee House speaker race

Tennessee Republican House Majority Leader Glen Casada has made his run for House speaker official, setting up at least a three-way race to succeed Speaker Beth Harwell
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Charges dropped against man in fatal Tennessee mall shooting

Prosecutors in Tennessee have dropped charges against a man who claimed self-defense in a fatal shooting that set off pandemonium inside a mall in Nashville
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Chris Stapleton tops list of nominees for CMA Awards

Chris Stapleton tops the list of finalists with five nominations for the 52nd annual Country Music Association Awards
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Cities grappling with how to deal with electric scooters

Cities across the U.S. are grappling with how to deal with dockless electric scooters that have begun appearing along sidewalks overnight without any regulations
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City lists Social Security numbers in some public records

A Tennessee city recently published confidential information including Social Security numbers in some publicly available arrest warrants
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