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Tennessee Fires Football Coach Amid Investigation

Tennessee Fires Football Coach Amid Investigation

Tennessee Fires Football Coach Amid Investigation Tennessee Fires Football Coach Amid Investigation The University of Tennessee fired Jeremy Pruitt, its head football coach, and nine other staff members after the school investigated whether the program violated N.C.A.A. recruitment regulations, the school announced Monday. The firings go into effect on Tuesday. In November, the university started an investigation in collaboration with …

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An 11th-Hour Approval for Major Changes to Medicaid in Tennessee

An 11th-Hour Approval for Major Changes to Medicaid in Tennessee

An 11th-Hour Approval for Major Changes to Medicaid in Tennessee An 11th-Hour Approval for Major Changes to Medicaid in Tennessee With 12 days to go, the Trump administration on Friday approved a long-held conservative goal: to issue a state’s Medicaid funding as a spending-capped block grant. The structural experiment in Tennessee, which would become effective once approved by the state …

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Girl Is Born in Tennessee From Embryo Frozen for 27 Years

Girl Is Born in Tennessee From Embryo Frozen for 27 Years

Girl Is Born in Tennessee From Embryo Frozen for 27 Years Girl Is Born in Tennessee From Embryo Frozen for 27 Years In 1992, Tina Gibson was nearly 2 years old when a couple donated embryos that were frozen in a clinic in the Midwest. In February 2020, one of those embryos was implanted in Ms. Gibson, an elementary schoolteacher …

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Country singer Chase Rice criticised for playing ‘packed’ Tennessee show during coronavirus spike

Country singer Chase Rice criticised for playing ‘packed’ Tennessee show during coronavirus spike

Country singer Chase Rice criticised for playing ‘packed’ Tennessee show during coronavirus spike Country singer Chase Rice criticised for playing ‘packed’ Tennessee show during coronavirus spike Country star Chase Rice has come under fire for hosting a concert with seemingly no social distancing measures in place amid a new coronavirus spike. The “Eyes on You” singer, who has worked with …

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Tennessee Newspaper Apologizes for ‘Utterly Indefensible’ Anti-Muslim Ad

Tennessee Newspaper Apologizes for ‘Utterly Indefensible’ Anti-Muslim Ad

Tennessee Newspaper Apologizes for ‘Utterly Indefensible’ Anti-Muslim Ad Tennessee Newspaper Apologizes for ‘Utterly Indefensible’ Anti-Muslim Ad The Tennessean newspaper in Nashville is investigating how it came to publish a full-page ad on Sunday by a biblical prophecy group claiming “Islam” would detonate a bomb in the city. The ad, which included a photo collage of President Trump, Pope Francis and …

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Petition launched to replace Confederate monuments with statues of Dolly Parton in Tennessee

Petition launched to replace Confederate monuments with statues of Dolly Parton in Tennessee

Petition launched to replace Confederate monuments with statues of Dolly Parton in Tennessee Petition launched to replace Confederate monuments with statues of Dolly Parton in Tennessee A petition has been launched to replace confederate monuments in Tennessee with statues of country music star Dolly Parton. The news comes amid growing calls to remove statues of racist historical figures. Protesters in …

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Johnny Majors, 85, Winning Coach at Pittsburgh and Tennessee, Dies

Johnny Majors, 85, Winning Coach at Pittsburgh and Tennessee, Dies

Johnny Majors, 85, Winning Coach at Pittsburgh and Tennessee, Dies Johnny Majors, 85, Winning Coach at Pittsburgh and Tennessee, Dies Considered too small to play in the National Football League, Majors was not selected in the draft. Instead, he spent 11 years as an assistant coach — three seasons at Tennessee, four at Mississippi State and four at Arkansas — …

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