Donate to the Nashville Buddy Walk with a local Connection

Donate to the Nashville Buddy Walk with a local Connection

(From The Nashville Buddy Walk Donation Page of Jan Henley) Click the link to donate: http://dsamt.donordrive.com/index.cfm?fuseaction=donorDrive.participant&participantID=1235

I am involved in the Tennessee Buddy Walk® to support my amazing grandson Sean Henleyand all people with Down syndrome in my community. Please support our efforts as an advocate for the value, acceptance and inclusion of…

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Alexander, Corker Honored By Business Association

Alexander, Corker Honored By Business Association

U.S. Senators Lamar Alexander and Bob Corker are being honored by the nation’s leading small business association.

The National Federation of Independent Business has named the Tennessee Republicans a Guardian of Small Business for their voting record on behalf of America’s small-business owners.

NFIB’s “How Congress Voted,” which serves as a report card for members of Congress, was also…

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One Killed in Single Vehicle Crash

One Killed in Single Vehicle Crash

One person was killed in a in a single-vehicle crash in Bedford County overnight.

The Tennessee Highway Patrol was called out to investigate the crash early Friday along Warner Bridge Road in Shelbyville.

Investigators said an SUV overturned, killing the driver.

It was unclear what caused the driver to crash.

An identity was not immediately released.

The investigation was ongoing.

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NFL, NFLPA announce PED deal, three suspensions lifted

NFL, NFLPA announce PED deal, three suspensions lifted

It only took them three years after initially “agreeing” to an hGH policy, but the NFL and the NFLPA have now put it in writing.

The league and the union just put out a joint statement announcing changes to the performance enhancing substance policy (which must mean they’re still hammering out the details of the substance abuse policy).

Accordingly, several players will be allowed to return to…

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Civil War soldiers buried as ‘unknowns’ identified

Civil War soldiers buried as ‘unknowns’ identified

A historian says the names of 350 unknown soldiers from the American Civil War will be added to a memorial at a Georgia cemetery after hospital records from the era were used to identify them.

The Marietta Daily Journal reports (http://bit.ly/1m7ChMO) that historian Brad Quinlin worked with Betty Hunter, president of the Marietta Confederate Cemetery Foundation, to identify the soldiers.

Quinlin…

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Haslam, Bredesen to talk judicial amendment at UT

Haslam, Bredesen to talk judicial amendment at UT

Republican Gov. Bill Haslam and his Democratic predecessor, Phil Bredesen, are appearing at the University of Tennessee in Knoxville on Wednesday in support of a proposed constitutional amendment on the merit selection of appeals and Supreme Court judges.

The event at the Howard H. Baker Jr. Center for Public Policy will be moderated by UT College of Law Dean Doug Blaze.

Voters will decide in…

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Vikings place Adrian Peterson on exempt list

Vikings place Adrian Peterson on exempt list

After a day of public pressure from angry fans and concerned sponsors, the Minnesota Vikings have reversed course and placed star running back Adrian Peterson on the exempt-commissioner’s permission list, a move that will require him to stay away from the team while he addresses child abuse charges in Texas.

The Vikings made the announcement early Wednesday morning, about a day and a half after…

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