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Tennessee to review law enforcement polices, training

Tennessee Gov. Bill Lee has called on every law enforcement agency to review and update its use of force policies.

Nashville rolling back reopening after virus surge

Nashville is rolling back its reopening in response to a sharp increase in coronavirus cases. Mayor John Cooper says the rollback is “tailored on what we’ve learned through contact tracing investigations over the past several weeks.”

Tennessee Unemployment Rises For Second Week In a Row

The number of Tennesseans claiming unemployment rose for the second week in a row with 22,256 for the week of June 27.

More action Wednesday in debate over wearing face masks

Knox county joins local governments in requiring masks, but Tennessee & Georgia Governors refuse.

Record new Covid-19 highs in both Tennessee and Hamilton County today

New case in Hamilton doubled today from yesterday to set new record of 118

Gov. Lee: Panel mulling Confederate bust in Capitol to meet soon

Panel could vote on whether to remove Forrest bust next week

Tennessee: Some first-time voters can’t cast absentee ballot

Tennessee officials say they plan to enforce a requirement that first-time voters who register by mail cast their ballots in person.

COVID-19 case update: Tennessee system back online

NASHVILLE (WDEF) - Tennessee saw a spike of new Covid-19 positive tests on Monday, but we can blame this one on computer issues. The state...

Kingsport offering Drive-In fireworks show this year

They will fire from 2 different locations to increase viewing coverage

Critics slam country artists for playing for unmasked crowds

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Musicians and fans alike are criticizing country artists who performed at outdoor concerts this weekend where social media pictures showed...

Gov. Lee Extends State of Emergency for Tennessee through August 29

Does NOT require facemask usage, just encourages it

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Country rocker and fiddler Charlie Daniels dies at age 83

Country music firebrand and fiddler Charlie Daniels who had a hit with ‘Devil Went Down to Georgia’ has died at age 83.

Weather Update: Monday Afternoon’s Forecast – July 6th, 2020

Tennessee Valley (WDEF): Hot & Humid Monday, With More Rain in the Forecast! This Afternoon: Partly to mostly sunny skies and continued high humidity. A...
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Letter to Sheriff Hammond

Religious leaders including members of The clergy for truth justice love and healing released a statement ‪Sunday morning‬, calling for the resignation of Hamilton county sheriff Jim Hammond.

Spaghetti Western movie composer Ennio Morricone dead at 91

Italian composer Ennio Morricone, who created the coyote-howl theme for the iconic Spaghetti Western “The Good, the Bad and the Ugly” and the soundtracks such as classic Hollywood gangster movies as “The Untouchables,” has died.