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Tennessee lawmaker: FBI took all campaign files in search

Jan. 27, 2021 12:18 PM EST

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — One of several Republican state lawmakers in Tennessee whose homes and legislative offices were searched by federal agents this month says the FBI confiscated all files and documents related to his campaign. Newly sworn-in Republican Rep. Todd Warner provided the details in an email...

HCA to share COVID-19 hospital care data with researchers

Jan. 27, 2021 4:29 AM EST

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — HCA Healthcare says it has reached an agreement to share data about COVID-19 care at the company’s hospitals with prominent research institutions. The Nashville-based company announced Tuesday that some of the entities participating include the federal Agency for Health...

Nashville Predators defenseman Roman Josi (59) scores the winning goal against Chicago Blackhawks goaltender Malcolm Subban (30) in overtime of an NHL hockey game Tuesday, Jan. 26, 2021, in Nashville, Tenn. The Predators won 3-2. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey)

Josi gives Predators 3-2 win over Blackhawks in OT

Jan. 27, 2021 12:06 AM EST

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Roman Josi saw an opening and took it. Josi, the reigning Norris Trophy winner as the NHL's top defenseman, scored at 2:57 of overtime to give the Nashville Predators a 3-2 victory over the Chicago Blackhawks on Tuesday night. Yakov Trenin and Mikael Granlund had the other goals...

SEC moves 2021 football media days from Tennessee to Alabama

Jan. 26, 2021 5:19 PM EST

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — The Southeastern Conference is moving the league's 2021 football media days from Nashville, Tennessee, to Hoover, Alabama, in July. The league announced the move Tuesday with Nashville now rescheduled to host media days in 2023. Commissioner Greg Sankey said Nashville's success...

U.S. judge blocks release of Georgia woman in Capitol riot

Jan. 26, 2021 3:49 PM EST

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A Washington, D.C., judge on Tuesday issued an emergency order preventing the release from custody of a Georgia woman involved in the Jan. 6 riot at the U.S. Capitol. Lisa Eisenhart is accused of breaking into the Capitol with her son, Eric Munchel of Nashville, Tennessee, who was...

Woman charged in Capitol riot may be released pending trial

Jan. 25, 2021 9:05 PM EST

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The mother of a Tennessee man who authorities say carried flexible plastic handcuffs during the riot at the U.S. Capitol earlier this month can be released from custody, a federal magistrate judge ruled Monday in Tennessee. Lisa Eisenhart is accused of breaking into the U.S. Capitol...

Texas head coach Shaka Smart directs his team against Kansas State during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game in Austin, Texas, Saturday, Jan. 16, 2021. (AP Photo/Chuck Burton)

The Latest: Bucknell men's and women's hoops back on court

Jan. 25, 2021 6:04 PM EST

The Latest on the effects of the coronavirus outbreak on sports around the world: ___ COVID-19 tests within the Bucknell men’s and women’s basketball Tier 1 group that were announced as positive on Saturday have been amended to a negative result by the laboratory that conducted the testing. The...

Claiming unrest potential, officer wants murder trial moved

Jan. 25, 2021 2:33 PM EST

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — An attorney argued Monday that the potential for civil unrest is among the reasons a white Nashville police officer charged in the 2018 fatal shooting of an armed Black man from behind during a chase should have his first-degree murder trial and the jury pool moved. In Davidson...

Predators goalie Connor Ingram in NHL assistance program

Jan. 25, 2021 12:59 PM EST

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Nashville Predators goaltender Connor Ingram is voluntarily taking part in a confidential NHL player assistance program, keeping him away from the team during that time. The NHL and its union announced Ingram's decision Monday and said there will be no further comment. Ingram is...

FILE - In this June 7, 2020 file photo, Dwight McKissic, pastor of Cornerstone Baptist Church, and his wife, Vera McKissic, pray during services in Arlington, Texas. As a student in college and seminary, then as a pastor in Texas, McKissic has been affiliated with the Southern Baptist Convention for more than 45 years. Now he’s pondering whether he and his congregation should break away -- following the steps of several other Black pastors who exited in dismay over race-related actions of some white SBC leaders.  (AP Photo/LM Otero, File)

Some Black Southern Baptists feel shut out by white leaders

Jan. 24, 2021 4:22 PM EST

As a student in college and seminary, then as a pastor in Texas, Dwight McKissic has been affiliated with the Southern Baptist Convention for more than 45 years. Now he’s pondering whether he and his congregation should break away. “It would feel like a divorce,” McKissic said....