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Tiffany Bryant Joins Legal Aid Society as Victim Advocate in Clarksville

 

Tiffany BryantNashville, TN – Legal Aid Society of Middle Tennessee and the Cumberlands, Tennessee’s largest non-profit law firm, announced today that Tiffany Bryant has joined the team as a victim advocate for the Clarksville office.

Bryant previously served as a family advocate for the Child Advocacy Center of the 23rd Judicial District and has experience working with The Salvation Army: Joy D. Baker Center and the YWCA: Phyllis Wheatley Center. She graduated from the University of Tennessee, Knoxville in 2012 with a bachelor’s degree in social work. «Read the rest of this article»

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Tennessee Democrats call for action on Medicaid expansion

 

Yesterday marks the one year anniversary of Governor Haslam’s “Tennessee plan” speech

Nashville, TN -  At a press conference yesterday, House Democrats joined together to mark the one year anniversary of Governor Haslam’s “Tennessee plan” speech to the General Assembly. Democrats called on the Governor and legislature to stop delaying and expand Medicaid now.

“It is well past time for Tennessee to join Arkansas, Iowa, Indiana and Pennsylvania in submitting a plan to the federal government to expand Medicaid,” said Rep. Sherry Jones (D-Nashville). “While the ‘Tennessee plan’ will probably be less efficient and beneficial than a traditional Medicaid expansion, any plan would be better than no plan at all.”

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Clarksville’s Bashaara Graves leads Tennessee Lady Vols at NCAA Tournament Sweet 16

 

UT Lady VolsKnoxville, TN – The Tennessee Lady Vols, the #1 seed in the Louisville Regional, has advanced to the 2014 NCAA Women’s Basketball Championship, and will host Maryland on Sunday afternoon.

Tip-off is set for noon in the KFC Yum! Center in Louisville Kentucky.

This is Tennessee’s fifth-straight and 32nd overall NCAA Sweet 16 appearance, and the third year in a row for Maryland.

Bashaara Graves leads Tennessee Lady Vols Basketball against Maryland at NCAA Sweet 16. (Mateen Sidiq Nashville Sports Network)

Bashaara Graves leads Tennessee Lady Vols Basketball against Maryland at NCAA Sweet 16. (Mateen Sidiq Nashville Sports Network)

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APSU Governors Baseball loses 8-7 in twelve innings to No. 14 Tennessee Vols

 

APSU Sports Information

Austin Peay State University Governors Sports - APSUKnoxville, TN – Austin Peay State University’s baseball team battled back from a pair of early deficits to force extra innings, but could not topple No. 14 Tennessee, falling 8-7 in 12 innings, Tuesday night at Lindsey Nelson Stadium.

Austin Peay Men's Baseball Falls to Tennessee 8-7 in twelve innings. (UT Sports Information)

Austin Peay Men’s Baseball Falls to Tennessee 8-7 in twelve innings. (UT Sports Information)

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APSU Governors Baseball take on nationally-ranked Tennessee Volunteers, Tuesday

 

Austin Peay Governors vs. Tennessee Vols

Tuesday, March 18th, 2014
Knoxville, TN | Lindsey Nelson Stadium

Austin Peay State University Governors Sports - APSUClarksville, TN – Austin Peay’s baseball team (8-10, 2-1 OVC) begins a five-game road trip when it travels to the nationally-ranked Tennessee Volunteers (17-2, 2-1 SEC) for a 5:00pm (CT), Tuesday contest at Lindsey Nelson Stadium.

Austin Peay junior right-hander Caleb DeLee will take the hill, Tuesday, as the Govs begin a five-game roadtrip at nationally-ranked Tennessee Volunteers. (Brittney Sparn/APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay junior right-hander Caleb DeLee will take the hill, Tuesday, as the Govs begin a five-game roadtrip at nationally-ranked Tennessee Volunteers. (Brittney Sparn/APSU Sports Information)

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Tennessee Volunteers to face Iowa Hawkeyes in NCAA Tournament

 

UT Sports Information

UT VolsKnoxville, TN - The Tennessee basketball team faces Iowa in the first round of the NCAA Tournament in Dayton, Ohio, Wednesday at UD Arena at 9:10pm (ET).

Tickets will be available for purchase on www.ticketmaster.com .

The Volunteers (21-12, 11-7 SEC) are vying for the No. 11 seed in the Midwest Region, which leads to Indianapolis, Ind.

The winner of Wednesday’s game meets No. 6 seed UMass on Friday in a second-round game in Raleigh, N.C.

UT Vols to face Iowa in NCAA Tournament (UT Sports Information)

UT Vols to face Iowa in NCAA Tournament (UT Sports Information)

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Tennessee Veterans Homes among the best in U.S. News and World Report rankings

 

Murfreesboro and Knoxville recognized Nationally

Tennessee Department of Veterans AffairsNashville, TN – Tennessee Department of Veterans Affairs Commissioner Many-Bears Grinder joins the Tennessee State Veterans Homes (TSVH) Board in celebrating the announcement from U.S. News & World Report 2014 which names the Tennessee State Veterans Homes in Knoxville and Murfreesboro among the best in the country.

U.S. News and World Report rated more than 16,000 nursing homes using data research on nursing home safety, health inspection and staffing.

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Tennessee Highway Patrol Spring Citizens’ Trooper Academy now accepting Applications

 

Tennessee Highway Patrol - THPNashville, TN – The Tennessee Highway Patrol is now accepting applications for the 2014 Citizens’ Trooper Academy in the spring. Classes will be held in both Nashville and Knoxville during the spring sessions.

The Nashville session is scheduled to begin Tuesday, March 18th, 2014, while the Knoxville class will start on Thursday, March 20th, 2014.

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Clarksville’s Bashaara Graves leads Tennessee Lady Vols past Florida on “We Back Pat” night 89-69

 

UT Lady VolsKnoxville, TN - On `We Back Pat’ Night, Tennessee took care of business posting a 89-69 victory over Florida.

Five Lady Vols scored in double-figures as #11/12 Tennessee never trailed in the contest to move to 15-4 overall and 4-2 in the SEC. Meighan Simmons knocked down five 3-pointers on the way to a game-high 21 points.

Bashaara Graves netted 17 to equal her most points since the fourth game of the campaign. Jasmine Jones tallied 13, one shy of her career high. Andraya Carter tied her season-best with 14 and Isabelle Harrison added 12.

Tennessee Women's Basketball beats Florida on "We Back Pat" night. (UT Sports)

Tennessee Women’s Basketball beats Florida on “We Back Pat” night. (UT Sports)

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Austin Peay State University announces Athletics Hall of Fame Inductees

 

APSU - Austin Peay State University SportsClarksville, TN - Two of the greatest Governors athletes in their respective sports and the department’s longtime sports information director have been selected to Austin Peay State University Athletics Hall of Fame.

In addition, a former superb football/basketball player who paid the ultimate price in defense of his country, was selected to the Hall of Fame as part of it Legends category.

APSU Hall of Fame inductees announced (APSU Sports)

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