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Country-Pop Star Kelsea Ballerini Scoops Up Nashville Townhouse .

BUYER: Kelsea Ballerini LOCATION: Nashville, TN PRICE: $585,000 SIZE: 2,403 square feet, 4 bedrooms, 2.5 bathrooms YOUR MAMA'S NOTES: Rapidly up-and-coming country-pop star Kelsea Ballerini shelled out $585,000 for a contemporary townhouse-style condo on the outskirts of downtown Nashville, so swears Vlad the ...

- Variety - US

Tennessee Rep. Blackburn faces raucous town hall.

Prominent Republican congresswoman meets jeers over Trump support, Obamacare repeal

- CBS NEWS - US

Outraged Planned Parenthood supporters are descending on Republican town halls.

The young woman was on the verge of tears as she stood up at a town hall in Tennessee on Tuesday. Planned Parenthood saved my life,' she told Republican congresswoman Marsha Blackburn, explaining how she'd received a life-saving pap smear at no cost and continues to rely on the group for regular breast exams, vaccines,

- VICE News - US

Beale Street Music Festival features eclectic lineup.

MEMPHIS, Tenn. — Kings of Leon, Snoop Dogg, Soundgarden and Sturgill Simpson are among the musical acts scheduled to perform at the Beale...

- Townhall.com - US

Trump's first-term approval rate in Tennessee is worse than Obama's.

Tennessee is a Republican stronghold, a fact that was demonstrated by President Trump's 61 percent victory in the state last November. But high opinion of the president in the Volunteer State is fading — and it's fading fast, a Middle Tennessee State University poll discovered Wednesday. Today, Trump is approved of by ...

- The Week - US

'This Is Us' Creator Breaks Down the Show's Cathartic and Tear-Inducing Farewell.

Dan Fogelman talks with THR about Tuesday's emotional hour, "Memphis," and how it pays homage to his mother in a way.

- The Hollywood Reporter - US

'This Is Us' EPs On Tearjerker 'Memphis' Episode, Its Impact On Randall & Future Storylines.

SPOILER ALERT: This story contains details of tonight's This Is Us episode “Memphis” Milo Ventimiglia warned us today on Twitter: We're going to need that day off from school or work tomorrow after tonight's This Is Us episode, “Memphis,” which is among the series' biggest tearjerkers to date in ...

- Deadline.com - US

People keep storming GOP town hall meetings around the country.

Screenshot via TwitterFAIRVIEW, Tenn. — Republican Rep. Marsha Blackburn returned to her district Tuesday in Tennessee and was greeted by tough questions on topics from health care reform to President Donald Trump's cabinet appointees. She also was met with protests. While 100 people crammed into her town hall ...

- Business Insider - US

'This is Us' Recap: What Happened on the Road to 'Memphis' .

Spoiler alert: Do not read until you've watched episode 116 of “This Is Us,” titled “Memphis.” Breathe, everyone. Just breathe. In one of “This Is Us'” most heartbreaking episodes yet, William lost his season-long battle with cancer, while he and Randall were enjoying a father-and-son ...

- Variety - US

'This Is Us': Sterling K. Brown Breaks Down the Road to 'Memphis' .

Spoiler alert: Do not read until you've watched episode 116 of “This Is Us,” titled “Memphis.” Well, we knew it was coming. Ever since that tiny, heartbreaking flashforward in episode five when we saw Randall quietly packing up William's things, including his hat, we knew that William was going ...

- Variety - US

GOP members of Congress meet with protests at town halls.

FAIRVIEW, Tenn. — Republican Rep. Marsha Blackburn returned to her district Tuesday in Tennessee and was greeted by tough questions on topics from health care reform to President Donald Trump's cabinet appointees. She also was met with protests.

- Billings Gazette - US

GOP members of Congress meet with protests at town halls

Republican Rep. Marsha Blackburn returned to her district Tuesday in Tennessee and was greeted by tough questions on topics from health care reform to President Donald Trump's cabinet appointees. She also was met with protests.

- WRAL.com - US

Four major US cities are seeing a surge in homicides — but not for the reasons you might think

AP Photo/Christian K. LeeFour major US cities are experiencing a surge in homicide rates and have neared or exceeded the numbers from the 1990s, according to a study from The Wall Street Journal. The publication looked at homicide data stretching back to 1985 and found that murder rates in Chicago, Baltimore, Milwaukee, and ...

- Business Insider - US

GOP members of Congress met with protests at town halls

Republican Rep. Marsha Blackburn returned to her district Tuesday in Tennessee and was greeted by tough questions on topics from health care reform to President Donald Trump's cabinet appointees. She also was met with protests. While 100 people crammed into her town hall gathering about 30 miles...

- Baltimoresun.com - US

'This Is Us' gives us a road trip we'll never forget in 'Memphis'

This recap contains spoilers for This Is Us Season 1, episode 16, titled "Memphis." In an episode sure to make Kleenex shares skyrocket, this week's installment of This Is Us takes us back to William's early life in Memphis, where we meet his cousin Ricky and learn that William was once on track to become a serious ...

- Mashable! - US

Flames blow 4-1 lead, rally to beat Predators 6-5 in OT

NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Mark Giordano scored 43 seconds into overtime, and the Calgary Flames edged the Nashville Predators 6-5 on Tuesday night...

- Townhall.com - US

GOP members of Congress meet with protests at town halls

FAIRVIEW, Tenn. " Republican Rep. Marsha Blackburn returned to her district Tuesday in Tennessee and was greeted by tough questions on topics from health care reform to President Donald Trump's cabinet appointees. She also was...

- The New Zealand Herald - NZ

Four major US cities are seeing a surge in homicides — but not for the reasons you might think

Four major US cities are experiencing a surge in homicide rates and have neared or exceeded the numbers from the 1990s, according to a study from The Wall Street Journal. The publication looked at homicide data stretching back to 1985 and found that murder rates in Chicago, Baltimore, Milwaukee, and Memphis now look like ...

- Business Insider - US

GOP members of Congress met with protests at town halls

Republican Rep. Marsha Blackburn returned to her district Tuesday in Tennessee and was greeted by tough questions on topics from health care reform to President Donald Trump's cabinet appointees. She also was met with protests. While 100 people crammed into her town hall gathering about 30 miles...

- Baltimoresun.com - US

Cop caught on tape sexually harassing store clerk

A Tennessee police officer was publicly exposed as a pervert Monday after audio recordings surfaced showing him making repeated lewd comments to a local store worker.

- FOX News - US

Jill Biden To Be Named Board Chair Of Save The Children

NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Dr. Jill Biden, educator and wife of former Vice President Joe Biden, has been named board chair of Save the Children.

- TPM News - US

Jill Biden to be named board chair of Save the Children

NASHVILLE, Tenn. " Dr. Jill Biden, educator and wife of former Vice President Joe Biden, has been named board chair of Save the Children.Biden, who still teaches English to college students, said she was honored to be asked...

- The New Zealand Herald - NZ

Tennessee is considering making it legal to hit protesters with a car

Tennessee lawmakers have proposed making it legal for drivers to run over protesters who block public streets. The Republican-sponsored legislation would protect motorists from civil liability if a protester were injured, provided the driver exercised "due care," The Huffington Post reports. The bill was introduced 10 days ...

- The Week - US

U.S. Powerball lottery jackpot snowballs past $400 million

The expected jackpot in the U.S. lottery Powerball has surpassed $400 million for one of the few times in its history ahead of the next drawing on Wednesday night. Powerball's jackpot hit a record $1.6 billion in January 2016, when there were three winning tickets sold in California, Florida and Tennessee. The game ...

- Yahoo! News - US

Jill Biden to be named board chair of Save the Children

NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Dr. Jill Biden, educator and wife of former Vice President Joe Biden, has been named board chair of Save the...

- Townhall.com - US

Computer crashed? Blame cosmic rays from outer space

New York, Feb 21 When your computer crashes or your smartphone freezes, most likely you blame the manufacturer. In many instances, however, these failures may be caused by the impact of electrically charged particles generated by cosmic rays that originate outside the solar system, a study says. "This is a really big ...

- Yahoo! News - US

Regulation madness: State agency threatens to jail and fine Tennessee woman if she touches a horse

A Tennessee woman who wants to help horses with medical conditions is being threatened with fines and jail time if she attempts to use her training in…

- TheBlaze.com - US

School bus driver builds ramp for student in wheelchair

It's now easier than ever for Verna DeSpain to wheel her 10-year-old daughter, Lydia, into their Clarksville, Tennessee, home. She used to have to use a folding aluminum ramp that didn't reach the top step to get Lydia inside, but after Thomas Mitchell, a school bus mechanic and Lydia's substitute bus driver, saw how ...

- The Week - US

High Murder Rates Vex Some U.S. Cities, Buck National Trend

Murder rates in four big cities,Chicago, Baltimore, Milwaukee and Memphis, Tenn.,have returned to levels not seen since the 1990s, an alarming surge that police officials are struggling to slow even as crime nationally is near historic lows.

- Wall Street Journal - US

Eric Church cancels 25K tickets bought by scalpers

NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Country star Eric Church has been battling ticket scalpers for years as his popularity grew and he began selling out arenas. But he's taken his biggest step yet by cancelling more than 25,000 tickets to his…

- Billings Gazette - US

Eric Church cancels 25K tickets bought by scalpers

NASHVILLE, Tenn. " Country star Eric Church has been battling ticket scalpers for years as his popularity grew and he began selling out arenas. But he's taken his biggest step yet by cancelling more than 25,000 tickets to his...

- The New Zealand Herald - NZ

Tennessee prison inmate sues for better kosher food

, A prison inmate in Tennessee filed an over 200-page lawsuit alleging that the prison system is trying to force him to break the Jewish laws of kashrut by providing him with substandard kosher meals. Perry March, who has served 10 years of a 56-year sentence for the 1996 disappearance of his wife and...

- JTA - US

Tennessee employees fired after taking part in 'Day Without Immigrants' protest

Workers had promised the company to make up time but were summarily dismissed.

- IBTimes.co.uk - UK

Ryan Harrison wins Memphis Open tennis

Ryan Harrison has won the Memphis Open, beating Nikoloz Basilashvili in straight sets to claim his first ATP World Tour title.

- SBS.com.au - AU

Newly uncovered photos capture the tense atmosphere outside a 1960 Tennessee sit-in

Firefighters disperse protestors and onlookers with fire hoses.Image: Chattanooga History Center/PicnoogaIn February 1960, black activists kicked off a wave of protests against segregation across the South, beginning with sit-ins at a Woolworth's in Greensboro, North Carolina.The sit-ins spread to Nashville and then to ...

- Mashable! - US

Florida veterans finding healing through songwriting

Nashville songwriter Bob Regan is proudest of dozens of songs that will likely never become mainstream hits — songs of pain and loss written by combat veterans through Operation Song.

- Stars and Stripes - US

Vanderbilt rallies to beat No. 21 South Carolina 71-62

NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Matthew Fisher-Davis scored 17 points and Riley LaChance had 14 to help Vanderbilt beat No. 21 South Carolina 71-62 on...

- Townhall.com - US

Predators-Wild Sums

Nashville 0 0 2—2 Minnesota 1 1 3—5 First Period_1, Minnesota, Granlund 17 , 2:38...

- Townhall.com - US

Harrison beats Young 6-4, 6-4 in Memphis, reaches 1st final

MEMPHIS, Tenn. — Ryan Harrison beat fellow American Donald Young 6-4, 6-4 in 90 minutes Saturday night at the Memphis Open semifinals,...

- Townhall.com - US

Zucker has 2 goals, assist as Wild beat Predators 5-2

ST. PAUL, Minn. — Jason Zucker scored two goals and added an assist as the Minnesota Wild beat the Nashville Predators 5-2 on Saturday...

- Townhall.com - US

The Tennessean Hotel to open in Knoxville in April 2017

The TENNESSEAN Hotel, a premier luxury hotel, will open in Downtown Knoxville this April as part of the Gemstone Collection brand of BENCHMARK®, a global hospitality company.

- eTurboNews - US

Justin Bieber 'thumbing his nose' at Nashville court, lawyers say

Lawyers were not convinced the singer was truly sick, as videos surfaced online of him "chugging beer," in their words, just hours before.

- USA TODAY - US

Young upsets Isner in 3 sets to reach Memphis Open semifinal

MEMPHIS, Tenn. — Donald Young upset No. 2 seed John Isner 7-6 , 3-6, 7-6 on Friday night in the quarterfinals at the Memphis Open for...

- Townhall.com - US

Lawsuit filed by parents of children arrested over fight

NASHVILLE, Tenn. — The parents of three Tennessee elementary school children arrested on school grounds have filed a lawsuit against police officers and local government.

- Billings Gazette - US

Chicago Amtrak officer charged with murder in train station shooting

A Minneapolis man was shot and killed during a stopover on a trip from Memphis.         

- USA TODAY - US

Deputies in Florida shoot man who raised a gun toward them

DESTIN, Fla. — A Tennessee man is being treated for multiple gunshot wounds after sheriff's deputies in the Florida Panhandle say he pointed...

- Townhall.com - US

Grizzlies center Marc Gasol drove 400 miles in a Tesla to New Orleans for the NBA All-Star Game

Brandon Dill/AP Memphis Grizzlies center Marc Gasol arrived at the NBA All-Star Game in New Olreans in style. Instead of taking a short flight down to New Orleans, Gasol decided to drive his Tesla. Gasol posted a picture as he prepared for the 400-mile journey. Teslas must be roomy if Gasol, who is 7-foot-1, is comfortable ...

- Business Insider - US

'Nashville': Is This the End for Connie Britton?

The shocking events of Thursday's episode put Connie Britton's character in harm's way not once but twice.

- The Hollywood Reporter - US

Robert Doggart convicted of plot to recruit a militia to massacre Muslim community

A Tennessee man was found guilty on Thursday of plotting in 2015 to round up a militia and burn down a mosque, school and cafeteria in the upstate New York community of Islamberg, which is home to a mostly Muslim population, prosecutors said. Robert Doggart, 65, was convicted in U.S. District Court ...

- The Raw Story - US

Report finds Atlanta one of the healthiest cities in America

Atlanta is one of the healthiest cities in America, according to a 150-city ranking by WalletHub. WalletHub's data team compared 150 of the most populated U.S. cities across 34 key indicators of good health. The data set ranged from cost of doctor visit' to fruit and vegetable consumption' to fitness clubs per capita.' ...

- Atlanta Business Chronicle - US

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