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Mitsubishi Motors to relocate North America HQ to Tennessee

Jun. 25, 2019 2:14 PM EDT

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Mitsubishi Motors announced on Tuesday that it is relocating its North America headquarters from California to Tennessee, a move that will bring the Japanese automaker closer to its sister company Nissan and strengthen Tennessee's growing reputation as an epicenter of the automotive...

Mitsubishi Motors says it's moving its North America headquarters from Cypress, California, to Franklin, Tennessee

Jun. 25, 2019 12:56 PM EDT
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Mitsubishi Motors says it's moving its North America headquarters from Cypress, California, to Franklin, Tennessee.

Police: Connecticut man wanted in stabbings killed in Texas

Jun. 24, 2019 5:50 PM EDT

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A Connecticut man wanted by police in a random stabbing that left a Tennessee man dead and his wife wounded was killed Monday after stabbing a deputy in Texas, authorities say. According to the Texas Highway Patrol, a Gaines County deputy came across Peter Alexander Bohning, of...

Correction: Sports Betting-States story

Jun. 24, 2019 1:59 PM EDT

CHERRY HILL, N.J. (AP) — In a story June 23 about regional differences in sports betting legalization, The Associated Press reported erroneously that sports betting has been legalized in two states in the Deep South. It has been legalized in only one Deep South state, Mississippi. The story erroneously...

Ex-Kentucky center Dorie Harrison transferring to Lipscomb

Jun. 24, 2019 12:22 PM EDT

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Former Kentucky center Dorie Harrison is transferring to Lipscomb. Lipscomb announced Monday that it was adding Harrison, who sat out the 2018-19 season for unspecified personal health reasons. The move represents a homecoming for the 6-foot-3 Harrison, who graduated from Hillsboro...

Man killed, wife hurt in Tennessee stabbings; suspect sought

Jun. 23, 2019 4:02 PM EDT

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Police in Tennessee are searching for a Connecticut man accused in the fatal stabbing of a Nashville man and the wounding of his wife. Metropolitan Nashville Police said in a news release that arrest warrants issued Saturday charge 34-year-old Peter Alexander Bohning of Kent,...

Nashville-based country stars love to play tourist at home

Jun. 21, 2019 5:46 PM EDT

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tourism comes alive in the Music City during summer, but the thousands who flock here aren't the only sightseers in town. Many Nashville-based stars enjoy playing tourist, too. "I've been to the Country Music Hall of Fame a few times and ... you always learn something new," Russell...

Lakeway Publishers: No plans to close papers in bankruptcy

Jun. 21, 2019 4:47 PM EDT

MORRISTOWN, Tenn. (AP) — Lakeway Publishers says it does not plan to close any newspapers as part of a Chapter 11 bankruptcy and restructuring. The company owns community newspapers and websites in Tennessee, Missouri and Virginia. They include the Citizen Tribune in Morristown, Tennessee. Lakeway filed...

Grizzlies fill point guard void, select Ja Morant at No. 2

Jun. 21, 2019 1:47 AM EDT

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Several years ago, the idea of Ja Morant being the No. 2 pick in the NBA draft by the Memphis Grizzlies wasn't on anyone's radar. On Thursday night, the unlikely scenario became a reality. "It was wow," Morant said of the moment his name was called by NBA Commissioner Adam Silver. "I...

The Latest: Duke, ACC have big night as NBA draft concludes

Jun. 21, 2019 1:36 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on Thursday's NBA draft (all times local): 1:30 a.m. The trade-filled NBA draft is complete. Sacramento took Serbian guard Vanja Marinkovic with the 60th and final selection. That capped a night that saw Duke and Zion Williamson start off a big draft haul for the Atlantic Coast...