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Tennessee Gov. Lee appoints CEO for Memphis megasite

Oct. 27, 2021 19:01 PM EDT

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee Gov. Bill Lee on Wednesday appointed Clay Bright to serve as CEO of the Memphis Regional Megasite industrial complex, which will soon be home to a Ford electric vehicle and battery plant. Bright currently serves as the commissioner of...

Indicted senator steps aside as education chairman

Oct. 27, 2021 18:55 PM EDT

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A Tennessee senator who was recently indicted on charges that he violated federal campaign finance laws announced Wednesday that he will step aside as chairman of the Senate Education Committee. Earlier this month, a federal grand jury in...

Carrie Underwood, Jason Aldean, Luke Combs to play CMA stage

Oct. 27, 2021 12:23 PM EDT

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The CMA Awards will be a night of all-star collaborations between Carrie Underwood and Jason Aldean, Kane Brown and Chris Young, and Mickey Guyton with Brittney Spencer and Madeline Edwards. The Country Music Association announced additional...

Saros makes 28 saves as Predators down Sharks 3-1

Oct. 27, 2021 00:01 AM EDT

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Juuse Saros made 28 saves to lead the Nashville Predators to a 3-1 win over the San Jose Sharks on Tuesday night. Matt Duchene, Filip Forsberg and Mikael Granlund scored for Nashville, winners of two straight. “I thought...

DAs to school boards, Tennessee COVID session takes wide aim

Oct. 26, 2021 13:20 PM EDT

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Republican lawmakers in Tennessee are gearing up to take a broad swipe at officials who have had a role in maintaining COVID-19 pandemic protections, from school boards that passed mask mandates to a prosecutor who has pledged not to enforce the governor's order...

Tennessee senator indicted on campaign cash scheme charges

Oct. 25, 2021 18:57 PM EDT

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A Tennessee state senator and a Nashville social club owner were indicted on charges that they violated campaign finance laws by illegally concealing the transfer of $91,000 during the Republican lawmaker’s 2016 failed congressional campaign, federal investigators...

Former NFL official Carl Madsen dead at age 71

Oct. 25, 2021 18:25 PM EDT

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Carl Madsen, who worked as an NFL on-field umpire and then as a replay official, died Sunday. He was 71. The league confirmed Monday that Madsen, who had worked the Kansas City-Tennessee game, died on his way home. Madsen,...

The Latest: Bucs off to best start, Raiders 2-0 post-Gruden

Oct. 24, 2021 21:03 PM EDT

The latest from Week 7 of the NFL (all times EDT): ___ 7:30 p.m. Tampa Bay is 6-1 for the first time in franchise history, and Las Vegas is 2-0 without Jon Gruden. Tom Brady's 600th career touchdown pass in...

Friday's Scores

Oct. 22, 2021 23:57 PM EDT

PREP FOOTBALL= Alcoa 42, Tyner Academy 0 Alcorn Central, Miss. 40, Middleton 12 BGA 24, Franklin Road Academy 7 Bearden 15, Anderson County 12 Benton Academy, Miss. 40, Rossville Christian...

Rangers beat Predators 3-1 on Lafrenière's third-period goal

Oct. 21, 2021 23:41 PM EDT

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Alexis Lafrenière scored with 9:07 remaining in the third period to lift the New York Rangers over the Nashville Predators 3-1 on Thursday night. Filip Chytil and Barclay Goodrow also scored and Igor Shesterkin made 28 saves for New York,...