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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,...

Vandy hosts Mississippi State trying to end 16-game SEC skid

Oct. 21, 2021 11:11 AM EDT

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The Vanderbilt Commodores are back home with the chance to show much they've learned from a missed opportunity. The Commodores blew a lead in the final minute with a chance to hand first-year coach Clark Lea his first Southeastern Conference...

Former HCA CEO, wife donate $10M to Belmont medical school

Oct. 21, 2021 04:04 AM EDT

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The former HCA Healthcare CEO who is currently Belmont University’s board chairman and his wife have donated $10 million to the Nashville institution’s new medical school. The private university says Milton Johnson and his wife, Denice,...

Nashville to regulate rowdy party bus industry

Oct. 21, 2021 04:03 AM EDT

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Nashville's Metro Council has approved implementing new regulations for the city's numerous entertainment vehicles that often loudly cruise down lower Broadway. The Tennessean reports that the council voted 33-3 on Tuesday...

Mukhtar, Willis help Nashville tie 1-1 with Crew

Oct. 20, 2021 23:38 PM EDT

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Hany Mukhtar scored in the 77th minute, Joe Willis had five saves and Nashville SC tied the Columbus Crew 1-1 on Wednesday night. Mukhtar, who scored four goals as a rookie last season, ran onto a cross by Daniel Ríos and slipped right-footer...