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Ex-Tennessee health official: State backed off vaccine push

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NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Tennessee health officials will not acknowledge that August is National Immunization Awareness Month per an order from the state's health commissioner,...

Ex-Tennessee vaccine leader: Firing put politics over health

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NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Tennessee's former top vaccinations official said Tuesday that she couldn't stay silent after she was fired this week amid scrutiny from...

Ex-Tennessee vaccine leader: Firing put politics over health

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NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Tennessee's former top vaccinations official said she couldn't stay silent after she was fired this week amid scrutiny from Republican state...

Tennessee’s transgender bathroom sign law challenged again

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Tennessee's first-of-its-kind law that requires businesses and government facilities to post signs if they let transgender people use multiperson public bathrooms of their choice...

Tennessee sued over new transgender bathroom sign law

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NASHVILLE, Tenn. — The American Civil Liberties Union filed a federal lawsuit Friday challenging Tennessee’s first-of-its-kind law that requires businesses and government facilities to...

Convict sentenced to life without parole in official’s death

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RIPLEY, Tenn. — A convicted felon was sentenced to life in prison without parole Monday in a deal with prosecutors in the rape and...

Expert to study mental disabilty claim of death row inmate

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MEMPHIS, Tenn. — An expert hired by a state prosecutors' office can conduct a mental evaluation of a Tennessee death row inmate who claims...

Trial in former NBA player’s killing set for January 2022

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MEMPHIS, Tenn. — A Tennessee judge Wednesday set a 2022 trial date for a man charged with conspiring with the ex-wife of Lorenzen Wright...

Wake Forest hires former ETSU coach Shay as assistant

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WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. — Wake Forest has hired former East Tennessee State head coach Jason Shay as an assistant. ...

Tennessee shelter for immigrant children opened under Trump

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CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. — Tennessee licensed a shelter for immigrant children a year before the state's Republican governor and U.S. Senators began expressing outrage over...