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US appeals court to rehear Tennessee abortion ban argument

Dec. 03, 2021 13:40 PM EST

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Just hours after the U.S. Supreme Court concluded historic arguments over abortion, a federal appeals court signaled it might be willing to allow yet another restrictive ban to go into effect. Earlier this year, a three-judge panel on the 6th...

Thousands of Tennessee families to get extra $950 in aid

Dec. 03, 2021 04:05 AM EST

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee officials say thousands of low-income families will be receiving a one-time payment of $950 through federal pandemic aid. The Tennessee Department of Human Services says the payments began this week to the Electronic Benefit Transfer...

Nashville Christmas concert to benefit homeless returns

Dec. 03, 2021 04:05 AM EST

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The annual Nashville Unlimited Christmas concert to benefit homeless services provider Room in the Inn will take place on Tuesday. This is the 22nd year for the concert at the downtown Christ Church Cathedral. Musical guests this year include...

Grizzlies throttle Thunder by NBA-record 73-point margin

Dec. 03, 2021 01:29 AM EST

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — The game was long decided and the Memphis starters were relegated to cheerleaders on the bench when John Konchar got a steal and headed to the basket. His right-handed dunk gave the Grizzlies a 145-67 lead over the Oklahoma City Thunder with 3:02...

Swayman's 42 saves leads Bruins over Predators 2-0

Dec. 02, 2021 23:47 PM EST

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Jeremy Swayman made 42 saves, Jake DeBrusk and Brandon Carlo scored, and the Boston Bruins beat the Nashville Predators 2-0 Thursday night. Swayman’s shutout was his first of the season and third of the rookie’s NHL career. After stopping 26...

Memphis Grizzlies beat Oklahoma City Thunder by 73 points, set NBA record for margin of victory

Dec. 02, 2021 22:14 PM EST
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Memphis Grizzlies beat Oklahoma City Thunder by 73 points, set NBA record for margin of victory.

Tennessee governor grants clemency to 17

Dec. 02, 2021 18:28 PM EST

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee Gov. Bill Lee on Thursday granted clemency for the first time since taking office to 17 people, among them a man who was freed in 2019 after spending 12 years in prison for a killing he has long argued he didn't commit. Lee exonerated...

Striking Kellogg's workers to get 3% raises in new contract

Dec. 02, 2021 16:52 PM EST

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Kellogg's has reached a tentative agreement with its 1,400 cereal plant workers that will deliver 3% raises and end a nearly two-month-long strike if the deal is approved. The five-year deal with the Bakery, Confectionary, Tobacco Workers and Grain...

Kelsea Ballerini feels her way through her new poetry book

Dec. 02, 2021 16:14 PM EST

New York (AP) — Country music star Kelsea Ballerini had no intentions of starting a new job as an author in 2020. She did plan to tour her new album, “Kelsea” — then the coronavirus pandemic shut down most of the world. As COVID-19 all but stopped the touring industry, the Grammy...

Larson comes full circle with Hendrick in winning 1st title

Dec. 02, 2021 15:27 PM EST

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Kyle Larson was 18 years old and looking to jump from dirt racing to the big leagues when he went into a meeting at Hendrick Motorsports with childhood idol Jeff Gordon. “I was like star struck a little bit,” Larson recalled. “We were...