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After two days of testimony and arguments, U.S. Magistrate Judge Bill Carter summarized a court hearing's key issue with one question.

Downtown parking spaces were full on Friday — like normal — except not with cars.

WEST PALM BEACH — Americans suffer needless discomfort and undergo unwanted and costly care as they die, in part because of a medical system ruled by "perverse incentives" for aggressive care and not enough conversation about what people want, according to a new report.

NASHVILLE — While Gov. Bill Haslam is keeping the door open to an expansion of the public prekindergarten program in Tennessee, any such move would remain a tough sell among some fellow Republicans in the Legislature.

  • Sept. 20th, 2014  |

Someone entered a neo-Nazi's LaFayette, Ga., home, lit a mattress and two couches on fire and ran away.

CLEVELAND, Tenn. — After 10 years on the Cleveland Municipal Airport Authority, Lynn DeVault has moved on.

A man was killed Thursday night at a Dalton, Ga., property owned by Marketing Alliance Group after what authorities said was an industrial accident.

CLEVELAND, Tenn. — Lee University's new $10 million communication arts facility was the centerpiece of Celebration 2014, a campuswide event that recognized the liberal arts school's programs, faculty, students and benefactors.

Charges of driving under the influence filed against local businessman Albert Waterhouse have been nullified and expunged from his record after prosecutors could not provide proof that he was intoxicated when he was arrested in January.

NASHVILLE — U.S. Senate Democratic nominee Gordon Ball is fighting back against his "F" rating by the National Rifle Association, accusing the powerful gun-rights group of putting out a "hit piece" on him without even contacting him.

Donna Sims quit smoking when she found out that she was pregnant at age 16.

Leann Crane does not care how UnitedHealthcare and Erlanger Health System reach a deal to keep the hospital in the insurer’s network.

NASHVILLE — Republican Gov. Bill Haslam is trying to hit the reset button on the debate over Tennessee's controversial Common Core standards after state lawmakers last spring forced him to back off plans to use one group's assessments and bid out development of new tests.

Signal Mountain is ranked No. 10 on a real estate-focused website's list of the "Safest Small Towns in America."

For now, the joint city-county firing range on Moccasin Bend isn't going anywhere. But the Friends of Moccasin Bend are hopeful more discussion — and a lot of money — could change that.

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