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Tennessee man dies after contracting flesh-eating bacteria

Tennessee man dies after contracting flesh-eating bacteriaA Tennessee man died last week after contracting Vibrio vulnificus, a flesh-eating bacteria, while swimming in Florida.



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Trump announces US ambassador to run for Tennessee Senate

Trump announces US ambassador to run for Tennessee SenatePresident Donald Trump on Friday announced in a tweet that U.S. Ambassador to Japan Bill Hagerty would launch a bid for Tennessee’s open U.S. Senate seat, giving the top Republican contender an unconventional entry into the state’s most competitive 2020 contest. “Tennessee loving Bill Hagerty, who was my Tennessee (Victory) Chair and is now the very outstanding Ambassador to Japan, will be running for the U.S. Senate,” tweeted Trump, who won Tennessee by wide margins in 2016 and remains popular there.



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Tennessee governor signs 'Forrest Day' proclamation, honoring the Confederate general

Tennessee governor signs 'Forrest Day' proclamation, honoring the Confederate generalTennessee law instructs the governor to do so, though Lee said he is not currently considering changing the law.



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Miss Hooters Tennessee finalist arrested, accused of trashing boyfriend's house after breakup

Miss Hooters Tennessee finalist arrested, accused of trashing boyfriend's house after breakupMadison Rogers, Miss Hooters Tennessee contestant, faces burglary and vandalism charges after police said she destroyed part of ex-boyfriend's house.



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Officials: Parents of suspect among 7 killed in Tennessee

Officials: Parents of suspect among 7 killed in TennesseeNASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The seven people killed in two homes in rural Tennessee included the parents of the suspect and other relatives, authorities said Monday.



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Seven people killed in string of rural Tennessee homicides, authorities confirm

Seven people killed in string of rural Tennessee homicides, authorities confirmSunday morning law enforcement was still blocking two roads near where the bodies of five victims were found Saturday.



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Luke Perry buried Monday near Tennessee home, death certificate says

Luke Perry buried Monday near Tennessee home, death certificate saysPerry died March 4 after spending several days in a Los Angeles hospital following a major stroke on Feb. 27.



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Luke Perry buried Monday near Tennessee home, death certificate says

Luke Perry buried Monday near Tennessee home, death certificate saysPerry died March 4 after spending several days in a Los Angeles hospital following a major stroke on Feb. 27.



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Tennessee  school apologizes after assignment told students to pretend families own slaves

Tennessee  school apologizes after assignment told students to pretend families own slavesThe assignment given to middle school Williamson County students said: 'Your family owns slaves. Create a list of expectations.'



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Government shutdown: Syrian refugee’s falafel shop giving free meals to furloughed workers in Tennessee

Government shutdown: Syrian refugee’s falafel shop giving free meals to furloughed workers in TennesseeA Syrian refugee is expressing his support and love for the United States by offering free food to anyone affected by the government shutdown at his falafel shop in Tennessee. Yassin Terou, who immigrated to the country from Syria in 2011, said he wanted to help his community during the trying times of the partial government shutdown.



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