Monthly Archives: May 2016

Students Raise Money for LGBT Center

University of Tennessee students have raised funds for the school’s LGBT center after a state law led to the loss of its funding. The Knoxville News Sentinel (http://bit.ly/1XWmZdZ) reports that students in the UT Pride Ambassadors have collected over $4,000 … Continue reading

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TBI Probing Arrest Mayor’s Top Aide’s Husband

The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation is looking into the domestic violence arrest involving the husband of a top aide to Chattanooga’s mayor. Exactly what led to the alleged domestic incident is unclear, but it resulted in the mayor and the … Continue reading

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Haslam wants Sit-Down with Trump

Gov. Bill Haslam says he wants to talk with presumptive Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump about education, health care and whom he might appoint to lead federal agencies if elected. Speaking to reporters in Nashville on Friday, Haslam said “who … Continue reading

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TNReady Test Officially “Won’t Count”

TNReady scores won’t count against elementary and middle schools after the Tennessee State Board of Education officially gave a reprieve to districts due to this year’s failed testing effort. The state board voted unanimously Friday to approve the reprieve during a … Continue reading

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Former MTSU Professor Charged with Murder of his Wife

Former MTSU history professor James Huhta — the driving force behind the creation of MTSU’s Center for Historic Preservation — is being charged in the stabbing death of his wife, Mary Huhta, 79, according to Rose Anne Brown, public information … Continue reading

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Four Killed in I-24 Wreck

Four people have been killed in a crash in Rutherford County. The wreck happened Saturday morning near mile marker 67 in the eastbound lanes of Interstate 24. Officials said a vehicle had been traveling west when it crossed the median … Continue reading

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Despite Corruption Charges, Arnold Refuses to Resign

Rutherford County Sheriff Robert Arnold says he won’t leave office despite facing federal corruption charges. The Daily News Journal reports (http://on.dnj.com/1X3tRr2 ) Arnold sent a text message Saturday to one of the newspaper’s reporters saying, “On the record, I have … Continue reading

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