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Nine NBA teams lost money last year, and it's going to set up a fight about revenue-sharing.

Nam Y. Huh/APA big report from ESPN's Brian Windhorst and Zach Lowe revealed 14 NBA teams lost money last season, with nine of them still finishing in the red after revenue-sharing, according to league documents. According to ESPN, the Atlanta Hawks, Brooklyn Nets, Cleveland Cavaliers, Detroit Pistons, Memphis Grizzlies, ...

- Business Insider - US

Tennessee gubernatorial candidate Diane Black to be deposed.

Republican gubernatorial candidate Diane Black is being deposed in a lawsuit related to a television ad that ran in her first campaign for Congress. Black narrowly won the GOP nomination … Click to Continue Ľ

- Miami Herald - US

Officials: 5-year-old boy killed in four-wheeler accident.

Emergency personnel in North Carolina have identified a Tennessee boy who died after a four-wheeler accident.

- WRAL.com - US

Inmate: Man charged with killing Tennessee woman made threat.

A jail inmate says a man charged with killing a Tennessee woman asked him to tell the man's brother to "keep his mouth shut" or he would "put him in a hole beside her." Shawn Cooper testified Monday in the trial of Zachary Adams, who is charged with the kidnapping, rape and slaying of nursing student Holly Bobo.

- FOX News - US

'Offensive' cotton at root of outrage at Christian university. Read the school president's apology.

The president of a private Christian university in Nashville, Tennessee, apologized for offending a group of black¬†students with cotton-themed centerpieces during a dinner at his…

- TheBlaze.com - US

Tennessee university president busted for cotton stalks and 'black meals' at African-American diversity dinner.

The president of mostly white Lipscomb University in Tennessee has apologized to students for hosting a dinner for an all-African-American group of students at his home that featured table centerpieces made up of cotton stalks. According to the Tennessean, university President Randy Lowry invited Af...

- The Raw Story - US

Florida beats Tennessee with incredible last-second Hail Mary touchdown.

CBS Sports The Florida Gators beat their rival Tennessee Volunteers with a 63-yard Hail Mary touchdown on the game's final play. In what was a mostly ugly game, it appeared that the Gators and Vols were destined for overtime, or possibly a long field-goal attempt by the Gators. Instead the latest incarnatiuon of this ...

- Business Insider - US

Dolly Parton relief fund targeted in alleged fraud scheme.

Five people have been charged in Tennessee with conspiring to defraud the My People Fund of Dolly Parton's Dollywood Foundation, set up to help people affected by wildfires last year.

- FOX News - US

Democrats cling to the impossible: Winning the Senate in 2018.

Capturing the majority would mean prevailing in deep-red terrain like Texas or Tennessee.

- POLITICO - US

Jessi Zazu, of Nashville indie rock pioneers Those Darlins, dead at 28.

The Nashville singer died on Tuesday following an extended battle with cancer. †††††††

- USA TODAY - US

Javier Gomez Noya wins World Ironman Championships in Tennessee.

SPAIN'S Javier Gómez Noya is once again World Ironman Champion for the second time in his career after becoming the fastest person ...

- thinkSPAIN - ES

Musician John Hiatt's Nashville horse farm sells for $2.15 million

Covered Bridge Farm will become part of a land preservationist's Big East Fork Retreat and Lodging community.         

- USA TODAY - US

Trump Admin Backs Bill To Suspend US Financial Aid To Palestinian Authority

WASHINGTON √ʬĬĒ The Trump administration is backing legislation that would suspend U.S. financial assistance to the Palestinian Authority until it ends what critics say is a long-standing practice of rewarding Palestinians who kill Americans and Israelis. In comments Thursday, the State Department says the administration ...

- TPM News - US

Knoxville police challenge Gainesville officers to a hunk-off for Irma recovery

Challenge comes after Gainesville police received social media attention for their officers; donations can be made to any Hurricane Irma charity.         

- USA TODAY - US

Activist announces bid for Corker's Tennessee Senate seat

- Townhall.com - US

Activist announces bid for Corker's Tennessee Senate seat

NASHVILLE, Tenn. √ʬĬĒ Conservative activist Andy Ogles announced Thursday he will run for the U.S. Senate seat held by Tennessee Republican Bob Corker, who has so far refused to divulge whether he will seek a third term.

- Billings Gazette - US

'Dark, Dark World.' Prosecutor Says Suspect Bragged About Holly Bobo's Murder

A man who lived in the 'dark, dark world' of methamphetamine and morphine abducted a Tennessee nursing student from her rural home in 2011, then drugged, raped and shot her before discarding her body and bragging about it, a prosecutor said

- Yahoo! News - US

NASA-NOAA Satellite Shows Extent of Irma's Remnants

Satellite imagery showed the large extent of the remnant clouds and rains from what was Hurricane Irma. Those remnants were blanketing about a quarter of the continental U.S. over the Ohio and Tennessee Valleys and east to the Mid-Atlantic States. 

- ENN - US

5 charged in scheme to defraud Dolly Parton's wildfire relief fund

Parton established the Dollywood Foundation's My People Fund soon after last year's wildfires in east Tennessee.         

- USA TODAY - US

Gender reveal: Only her hairdresser knew for sure

So how did Janeese Murphy, a stylist at Truth Studios The Salon in Memphis, pull off a colorful gender reveal to expectant mom Dantrielle Morris?         

- USA TODAY - US

Tennessee Woman Charged With Attempted Murder for Alleged 'Warning Shots'

Police say that after Gerald Melton, a homeless man trying to sleep on a Nashville sidewalk, asked Katie Quackenbush to move her Porsche SUV, the two engaged in heated argument, Melton walked back to where he was sleeping, and Quackenbush followed him with a gun, shooting him twice in the......

- FindLaw - US

5 charged in scheme to defraud Dolly Parton's wildfire relief fund

Parton established the Dollywood Foundation's My People Fund soon after last year's wildfires in east Tennessee. †††††††

- USA TODAY - US

John Prine takes home artist of the year at Americana Awards

NASHVILLE, Tenn. √ʬĬĒ Folk singer songwriter John Prine was awarded the artist of the year, while one of his prot√ɬ©g√ɬ©s, country singer Sturgill Simpson, took home album of the year at the Americana Honors and Awards show.

- Billings Gazette - US

Homeless man shot after asking woman to move Porsche so he could sleep

By Samantha Schmidt Around 3am one Saturday morning last month, Gerald Melton was trying to sleep - as he often did - on a sidewalk near Nashville's Music Row, known as the heart of the city's entertainment industry.But the 54-year-old...

- The New Zealand Herald - NZ

NASA-NOAA satellite shows extent of Irma's remnants

Satellite imagery showed the large extent of the remnant clouds and rains from what was Hurricane Irma. Those remnants were blanketing about a quarter of the continental U.S. over the Ohio and Tennessee Valleys and east to the Mid-Atlantic States.

- PhysOrg - NL

3 high school students arrested in fake shooting threat

GALLATIN, Tenn. √ʬĬĒ Three Tennessee high school students who posted a fake shooting threat on social media have been arrested.

- Billings Gazette - US

Porsche driver who shot homeless man and left him to die was previously arrested on assault charges

Katie Quackenbush, the woman who allegedly shot a homeless man and left him to die after he asked her to move her Porsche, has a prior arrest record for alleged assault. The Tennessean reports that Quackenbush, an aspiring singer who moved to Nashville after previously living in Amarillo, Texas, has...

- The Raw Story - US

'Hand in Hand': Hanks, Clooney, Lovato, Wonder light up hurricane telethon

Stars in L.A., N.Y., Nashville make plea for hurricane relief contributions. †††††††

- USA TODAY - US

Nashville police: Woman shot homeless man after he asked her to move Porsche so he could sleep

Around 3 a.m. one Saturday morning last month, Gerald Melton was trying to sleep - as he often did - on a sidewalk near Nashville's Music Row, known as the heart of the city's entertainment industry. But the 54-year-old homeless man was "disturbed" by the smell of exhaust fumes and the sound of...

- Baltimoresun.com - US

Where to celebrate Oktoberfest across America

Toast to the German beer festival from Cincinnati's Oktoberfest Zinzinnati to events in Nashville, New York City and Indianapolis.        

- USA TODAY - US

Star-Studded, Unifying 'Hand In Hand' Telethon Raises Over $14 Million For Those Affected By Hurricane Harvey

The biggest names in Hollywood banded together tonight for Hand In Hand: A Benefit for Hurricane Relief. The event spanned multiple networks and online. The star-studded telethon which filmed in New York,  Los Angeles, Nashville, and San Antonio raised over $14 million and included appearances from Oprah Winfrey, ...

- Deadline.com - US

Cops: Porsche Driver Shot Homeless Man

An aspiring country singer from Texas has been charged with the attempted murder of a homeless Tennessee man who asked her to move her Porsche. Police say 26-year-old Katie Quackenbush shot Gerald Melton, 54, after he complained about loud music and exhaust fumes from the Porsche SUV where she was...

- Newser - US

Cops: Porsche Driver Shot Homeless Man

An aspiring country singer from Texas has been charged with the attempted murder of a homeless Nashville man who asked her to move her Porsche. Police say 26-year-old Katie Quackenbush shot Gerald Melton, 54, after he complained about loud music and exhaust fumes from the Porsche SUV where she was...

- Newser - US

Dreamers In Medical School Ask Congress To Help Them So They Can Help Others

Manuel Bernal, a fourth-year medical student, is busy studying and soon will be applying to residency programs in hopes of one day becoming an emergency room physician who serves underserved communities ‚Äē he hopes in his home state of Tennessee. Now he is adding another task: lobbying members of Congress to pass a bill ...

- Yahoo! News - US

Star-Studded, Unifying 'Hand In Hand' Telethon Raises Over $14 Million For Those Affected By Hurricane Harvey

The biggest names in Hollywood banded together tonight for Hand In Hand: A Benefit for Hurricane Relief. The event spanned across multiple networks and online. The star-studded telethon which filmed in New York,  Los Angeles, Nashville, and San Antonio raised over $14 million and included appearances from Oprah ...

- Deadline.com - US

Tennessee Achievement School District chief resigning

- Education Week - US

Health insurers make their pitch for Obamacare fixes

Campaign Action The bipartisan hearings in the Senate on stabilizing the Affordable Care Act continue this week, and there's more intent to actually do something to fix the law in one committee than in another. Utah Sen. Orrin Hatch, chair of the Finance Committee, doesn't intend to do much to actually fix existing ...

- Daily Kos - US

'Hand in Hand': Hanks, Clooney, Lovato, Wonder light up telethon

Stars in L.A., N.Y., Nashville make plea for hurricane relief contributions. †††††††

- USA TODAY - US

Tax Reform and the Politics of Tennessee

Rep. Diane Black and Sen. Bob Corker will play big roles in the tax reform effort, and they both have a lot on the line.

- washingtonmonthly.com - US

Nashville Porsche driver shoots homeless man in row

The victim says he was disturbed while trying to sleep by loud music from the accused's vehicle.

- BBC - UK

Police: Woman shot homeless man who asked her to move Porsche

An aspiring singer in Nashville has been charged with attempted murder after police said she shot a homeless man who asked her to move her Porsche.

- UPI - US

Tennessee Republican used campaign funds to pay for 2,000 rounds of machine gun ammo

A Tennessee Republican elected official spent $1,600 of campaign funds to purchase machine gun ammunition, The Tennessean reports. Rep. Judd Matheny of the Tennessee House of Representatives used roughly 2,000 rounds of his own ammunition for an August gun safety event , and then wrote himself a check to cover the ...

- The Raw Story - US

Nashville woman alleged to have shot homeless man after argument over moving her Porsche

Katie Quackenbush's father told local media that she had fired in self-defence.

- IBTimes.co.uk - UK

Tennessee Republican used campaign funds to pay for 2,000 rounds of machine gun ammo

A Tennessee Republican elected official spent $1,600 of campaign funds to purchase machine gun ammunition, The Tennessean reports. Rep. Judd Matheny of the Tennessee House of Representatives used roughly 2,000 rounds of his own ammunition for an August gun safety event , and then wrote him...

- The Raw Story - US

Holly Bobo's mother breaks down on stand as disturbing details emerge in murder trial

A man accused of kidnapping, raping and killing a Tennessee nursing student had "visible scratches" and a suspicious mattress outside his home in the days following Holly Bobo's disappearance, law enforcement officials testified Tuesday.

- FOX News - US

Cheers and Jeers: Tuesday

From the GREAT STATE OF MAINE… Energize an Ally a Whole Bunch of Allies Tuesday What was supposed to be a star-studded event to raise money for hurricane Harvey relief has now turned into a double-header: funds from tonight's live Hand-in-Hand 2017 event, which starts at 8ET and will air on virtually every network and ...

- Daily Kos - US

Sen. Bob Corker unsure about running for re-election

The Tennessee Republican is chairman of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee

- CBS NEWS - US

Bannon's crusade against GOP establishment threatens to cost Senate Republicans money and seats

Guess what? Now that he's done storming the White House, Steve Bannon has his eye on the Senate, where he's apparently planning to upend the path to re-election for several Republican incumbents. CNN writes: The target list includes Tennessee Sen. Bob Corker, Mississippi Sen. Roger Wicker, Alabama Sen. Luther Strange, ...

- Daily Kos - US

Influential U.S. senator mulls retirement

WASHINGTON - U.S. Senator Bob Corker of Tennessee, the influential Republican chairman of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, said on Monday he had not yet decided whether he would run for re-election to a third Senate term in 2018.

- Reuters - US

Holly Bobo murder trial: Prosecutors describe chilling details in death of Tennessee nursing student

A man who lived in a "dark, dark world" of methamphetamine and morphine abducted a Tennessee nursing student from her rural home, then drugged, raped and shot her before dumping her body and bragging about it to friends, prosecutors said Monday.

- FOX News - US

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