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Tickets going fast for Bluegrass Festival

Posted: 05/30/2011 - Gabrielle Gray said more than 3,200 advance tickets had been sold for the June 23-25 event in Owensboro -- and a majority of those were three-day tickets.

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Nashville initiative designed to help nonprofits

Posted: 05/30/2011 - Lipscomb University in Nashville and a management group have announced an initiative designed to encourage collaborations among nonprofits in Middle Tennessee.

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June 1 is deadline for disaster food stamps

Posted: 05/30/2011 - The food stamps have been issued since May 23. The benefits represent up to a one-month allotment and can be used for up to 90 days at any authorized grocery retailer.

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Probe finds Tennessee Senate staffers get pay hike

Posted: 05/27/2011 - A special investigation has found that Senate Speaker Ron Ramsey gave pay hikes to 18 staffers last year even though no other raises were being allowed for state employees.

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168 years of artifacts on the block at Lambuth

Posted: 05/27/2011 - The private liberal arts school in Jackson will close next month after struggling financially for years and finally being notified it was losing accreditation

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Family research gets easier in Tennessee

Posted: 05/27/2011 - The Tennessee State Library and Archives recently added the ScanPro2000, an improvement in professional microfilm technology.

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Road work halted for Memorial Day holiday weekend

Posted: 05/27/2011 - TDOT Commissioner John Schroer says his department wants to keep traffic moving for a safe holiday weekend but cautions that lower speed limits where lanes are altered in work zones will be enforced.

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Haslam: Survey says teachers not unhappy

Posted: 05/26/2011 - Haslam says the assertion by the Tennessee Education Association that teachers feel "totally demoralized and disrespected" by passage of a bill that limits collective bargaining by teachers runs counter to the study.

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Part of Natchez Trace closed by downed lines

Posted: 05/26/2011 - The parkway -- which is a long, narrow national park extending from Nashville, Tenn., through a corner of Alabama to Natchez, Miss. -- is closed between Tennessee state routes 13 and 64.

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Wrap song: Cleo plant closing in Memphis

Posted: 05/26/2011 - The parent company of Cleo Inc. says it is closing down its Memphis plant, 58 years after it started making gift-wrapping paper.

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Dickerson named dean of Texas Tech law school

Posted: 05/26/2011 - The school in Lubbock on Thursday announced Darby Dickerson will assume her new duties July 29. Dickerson in 1995 joined the faculty of Stetson University, becoming dean of the law school in 2004.

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Sumner schools reply to ACLU lawsuit

Posted: 05/26/2011 - In the response, lawyers for the schools argue U.S. Supreme Court rulings note that church-state interaction is inevitable and we have always tolerated some level of involvement between the two.

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