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Tennessee announces $20M in broadband grants

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Top Tennessee officials say nearly $20 million in broadband accessibility grants have been awarded to help support nearly 31,000 underserved residents. Gov. Bill Lee and Department of Economic and Community Development Commissioner Bob Rolfe announced the grants to 17 recipients on Friday. “One of my top priorities is ensuring the success […]

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Jay-Z, Meek Mill donate 40,000 masks to Tennessee Department of Correction

Coronavirus Posted: Apr 6, 2020 / 04:02 AM CDT/ Updated: Apr 6, 2020 / 04:02 AM CDT NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WKRN/CNN) —Meek Mill and Jay-Z’s criminal justice reform organization, the Reform Alliance, is sending about 100,000 masks to correctional facilities across the country. About 50,000 masks are being sent to Rikers Island jail complex and another […]

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Carrie Underwood’s Tennessee House: Where Her Husband & Kids Call Home

Getty Carrie Underwood attends the 42nd Annual Kennedy Center Honors Kennedy Center. Carrie Underwood is performing from her home in Tennessee for the ACM Presents: Our House special, airing Sunday, April 5 at 8/7c on CBS. The special, hosted by Gayle King, features performances by a number of country music stars, including Carrie Underwood, banding […]

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Possible Scams In Nashville Relating To Coronavirus Economic Impact Payments

Press release from the City of Nashville: April 3, 2020 The Treasury Department and the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) will begin distributing COVID-19 Economic Impact Payments in the next few weeks. IRS – Criminal Investigation and the United States Attorney’s Office in the Middle District of Tennessee are warning Tennessee taxpayers to be alert about […]

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Grading Tennessee Titans re-signing OLB Kamalei Correa

© Provided by Titans Wire The Tennessee Titans re-signed outside linebacker Kamalei Correa to a one-year, $3.5 million deal to bring him back to Nashville in 2020. Correa played in all 16 games last season, making five starts and totaling five sacks and 37 combined tackles. In two seasons with the Titans, Correa has 8.5 […]

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WATCH- Your pet could be helping ease anxiety during COVID-19 Pandemic

Nashville, Tenn. (WKRN)- With Tennessee’s stay at home order in place, we are doing everything we can to find distractions, in order to keep our minds healthy. Here is the good news, if you happen to be the proud owner of a furry friend, that might be helping ease your anxiety more than you know. […]

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Middle Tennessee law enforcement give warnings for those gathering in groups

HENDERSONVILLE, Tenn. (WKRN) – Governor Bill Lee enacted Executive Order 23 Thursday, mandating everyone in Tennessee to stay at home unless leaving the house for essential activities such as grocery shopping. The order also gave each individual law enforcement agency the power to enforce how they see fit. “I want to make this very clear, […]

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TDH: 3,321 confirmed cases of COVID-19, 43 deaths in Tennessee

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Another cruise ship with coronavirus victims on board, including two fatalities, is docking in Florida. Princess Cruises spokeswoman Negin Kamali said in an email Saturday the Coral Princess ship is docking in Miami. The ship with 1,020 passengers and 878 crew members has been in limbo for days awaiting permission […]

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Coronavirus news in Tennessee: Prison inmate tests positive, TDOC says

Tennessean staff Published 7:24 a.m. CT April 4, 2020 | Updated 2:02 p.m. CT April 4, 2020 We’ll have all the latest news on the fight against the coronavirus in Tennessee below — as always, for free, because we want to share this vital information with our community. To support our mission, please consider a […]

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