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Bill banning abortions after 20 weeks becomes Tennessee law

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) – Republican Gov. Bill Haslam has signed legislation into law to ban abortions in Tennessee after 20 weeks if a doctor determines the fetus is viable through required tests. The legislation that subjects doctors to felony penalties doesn’t apply if the mother faces risks of death or serious damage to a major […]
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UPDATE: Judge orders teacher accused of kidnapping to stay in jail

The 50-year-old teacher will have a detention hearing to decide whether he should be held or granted bail.
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Tennessee reinstates teacher convicted of statutory rape

Board members frustrated that court forced their vote.
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Tennessee Senate passes free-tuition bill

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - The Tennessee Senate has passed a bill that allows older adults without a college degree or certificate to attend community college free of charge.
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Teacher accused of kidnapping teen in court in Tennessee

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - A teacher charged with kidnapping a 15-year-old student and taking her to California is back home in Tennessee, facing charges that could leave him in prison for life.
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Amber Alert for infant out of Memphis

Police say she was taken by force by her non-custodial father around 2 AM.
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Sex Trafficking unit arrests Humboldt woman

They charged 33 year old Veronica Shuney Boykin with offering a 15 year old girl to a man for drugs.
Tennessee Suicide Prevention Network responds to “13 Reasons Why” on Netflix
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Tennessee Suicide Prevention Network responds to “13 Reasons Why” on Netflix

"The show’s depictions of suicide, sexual assault, and bullying could prove triggering."
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Tennessee man sentenced to 36 years in crash that killed 3

ERIN, Tenn. (AP) - A Tennessee man has been sentenced to 36 years in prison in the traffic deaths of two adults and a 12-day-old infant.
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Grandmother, 72, graduates from Tennessee State University

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - Fifty-five years after she cut short her college education when she fell in love, Darlene Mullins has finally graduated.