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Toronto: Justin Timberlake Concert Film Bought by Netflix
Streaming service Netflix has bought worldwide rights to the concert film “Justin Timberlake + The Tennessee Kids” and set an Oct. 12 release date. Netflix made the deal ahead of the film’s world premiere at the Toronto International Film Festival on Tuesday. “Justin Timberlake + The Tennessee Kids” is directed Jonathan Demme, whose credits include... Read more »
581 points by Variety | MGM Grand Garden Arena Neil Young: Heart of Gold American film actors Neil Young Memphis Tennessee 52nd Grammy Awards Emmy Award winners Justin Timberlake
Man dies in shootout with police at West Memphis motel
WEST MEMPHIS, Ark. (AP) - Authorities say a man accused in a Tennessee slaying was shot to death during a gunbattle with police at a West Memphis motel. Shelby County Sheriff's Office Assistant Chief Deputy Mark Dunbar says Ricardo Tenorio died early Friday after the shootout at a Days Inn ...
1 points by The Washington Times | Memphis Tennessee Sheriff Constable Death Arkansas Police Mississippi River Hotel
Justin Timberlake talks fashion, displays William Rast fall collection in new promo video
Wade SheridanMEMPHIS, Sept. 9 (UPI) -- Justin Timberlake revealed the new fall fashion line for his brand William Rast Thursday in a new promo video alongside partner Trace Ayala.
1 points by UPI | United Press International International News Service News World Communications William Randolph Hearst Justin Timberlake Jeans Harvard University alumni Memphis Tennessee
Tim McGraw, Faith Hill to receive stars on Nashville's Walk of Fame
Wade SheridanNASHVILLE, Sept. 9 (UPI) -- Country music power couple Tim McGraw and Faith Hill are set to receive stars on the Music City Walk of Fame located in Nashville, Tenn.
4 points by UPI | Dolly Parton Country music Academy of Country Music Country Music Association Awards United Press International Nashville Tennessee International News Service William Randolph Hearst
Army's Fort Jackson begins talks on its 100-year celebration
FORT JACKSON, S.C. (AP) - The Army's largest training installation is hosting a series of lectures leading up to the celebration of Fort Jackson's 100-year anniversary in 2017. Columbia mayor Bob Coble is scheduled to give the opening remarks on Friday at 3 p.m. at the NCO Club on the ...
1 points by The Washington Times | Columbia South Carolina South Carolina Andrew Jackson U.S. state English-language films Maryland North Carolina Tennessee
Ask Amy: Friend becomes possessive regarding friend’s romance
If I mention spending time with anyone other than her, she gets upset. Every time I try telling her something positive about my boyfriend, she doesn't want to hear it. Of course, she's all there if I want to complain about something he did.
4 points by The Denver Post | Interpersonal relationship Friendship Love Need Want WANT Lebanon Tennessee Intimate relationship
Country singer Sierra Black: My bucket list here at home in Las Vegas
I’m never sure what to say when asked what it was like growing up here because I feel like my upbringing was like everyone else’s. It might sound funny, but, to me, Las Vegas means family. I attended Christian schools and church on Sundays with my family.
187 points by Las Vegas Review-Journal | Academy of Country Music Country music Rodeo Country Music Association Awards The Star-Spangled Banner Reba McEntire Nashville Tennessee Performance
3rd heat-related death in Shelby County reported
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) - Health officials are reporting the third heat-related death this year in Shelby County. The county's health department is not identifying any of the three people who have died from heat-related causes this summer in the Memphis area. The health department is advising residents to combat high ...
-1 points by The Washington Times | Memphis Tennessee Death English-language films Life Afterlife Demography Shelby County Tennessee Death
Hooker, Samudio inducted into Memphis Music Hall of Fame
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) - Bluesman John Lee Hooker, rock 'n' roll frontman Sam "The Sham" Samudio and opera singer Marguerite Piazza are being inducted into the Memphis Music Hall of Fame. Jazz saxophonist Charles Lloyd, soul singer-composer William Bell and the Hi Records Rhythm Section also were announced Thursday as ...
-1 points by The Washington Times | Blues Soul music Memphis Tennessee African American musicians Jazz John Lee Hooker Stax Records Chess Records
North Carolina senators fight proposed TVA ban on houseboats
WASHINGTON (AP) - North Carolina's two Republican senators have introduced legislation to stop the Tennessee Valley Authority's proposed ban on houseboats. Sens. Richard Burr and Thom Tillis introduced an amendment Thursday to the Water Resources Development Act of 2016. Burr said in a statement released by his office that the ...
-1 points by The Washington Times | North Carolina Tennessee Richard Burr Asheville North Carolina Winston-Salem North Carolina Tennessee Valley Authority United States Water
Clinton lead over Trump shrinks in swing states
The race between Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton in some battleground states is tightening, according to a Quinnipiac University Swing State Poll released Thursday.         
511 points by Arizona Republic | Bill Clinton Poll Donald Trump Southern United States Voting Hillary Rodham Clinton Democratic Party Tennessee
Emerald ash borer destroying trees in western North Carolina
ASHEVILLE, N.C. (AP) - An entomologist with the U.S. Forest Service says a beetle from Asia that is destroying ash trees across the country will arrive in western North Carolina in the next few years. The Asheville Citizen-Times reports (http://avlne.ws/2c1EdW6) Paul Merten has spent nearly a decade chasing down the ...
1 points by The Washington Times | Asheville North Carolina North Carolina Buncombe County North Carolina French Broad River Madison County North Carolina Interstate 26 Cocke County Tennessee Emerald ash borer
Clinton's lead over Trump shrinks in swing state polls
The race between Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton in some battleground states is tightening, according to a Quinnipiac University Swing Stat...       
511 points by USA Today | Bill Clinton Poll Donald Trump Southern United States Voting Hillary Rodham Clinton Democratic Party Tennessee
Family of autistic teen found dead says mom didn't kill him
They say Kimberly Lightwine and her son Austin Anderson were abducted and left to die.       
174 points by USA Today | Sheriff Murder Sheriffs in the United States Police Polk County Tennessee Anderson South Carolina According to Jim
The best women’s fight in UFC history will never happen
Cristiane “Cyborg” Justino vs. Ronda Rousey is quickly becoming the Pacquiao-Mayweather of the MMA world: the superfight everyone wants, but probably won’t get while the fighters are in their primes. The problem with setting up a Cyborg-Rousey fight is weight. For years, Rousey dominated the UFC’s 135-pound women’s bantamweight division while Justino destroyed everyone in her...
14 points by New York Post | Weight cutting Want WANT Weight class Need Lebanon Tennessee Weight classes Smith
Investigators hope wreckage offers clues to plane crash that killed 3

-1 points by Atlanta Journal Constitution | Tennessee Aviator Beechcraft Airport Beechcraft Baron English-language films Beechcraft Travel Air Aircraft
Tennessee appoints commission to review Title IX programs
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — University of Tennessee President Joe DiPietro has announced the members of a special independent commission to review the Title IX programs at each of the schools in the University of Tennessee system.
-1 points by Arizona Daily Star | Tennessee English-language films Knoxville Tennessee University University of Tennessee Memphis Tennessee Oak Ridge National Laboratory American films
Drunken United passenger who shouted in Arabic diverts flight
A drunk United Airlines passenger who broke a bathroom door and shouted in Arabic caused an emergency landing, police said.
296 points by Daily News | United Airlines Southwest Airlines Nashville Tennessee George Bush Intercontinental Airport Airport Davidson County Tennessee Trans States Airlines Airline hub
Woman accused of trying to remove body at funeral
COLUMBIA, Tenn. (AP) - A Tennessee woman is facing charges after being accused of walking into a funeral and trying to remove a body from a casket. News agencies report Columbia police say 36-year-old Cynthia Ann Frierson was charged with disrupting a funeral, public intoxication, unlawful drug paraphernalia and driving ...
-1 points by The Washington Times | Automobile Missouri English-language films Walking Sustainable transport The Washington Times Tennessee Funeral
N.C. dad commits suicide after killing son, shooting ex-wife
“What’s up everybody? I just killed my (expletive) wife,” Earl Valentine said in his early Tuesday admission video.
133 points by Daily News | North Carolina Family KILL South Carolina English-language films Tennessee Mother Raleigh North Carolina
Friday’s NCAA men: Carolina defeats Butler
North Carolina expects strong offensive performances but Luke Maye provided an unexpected bonus.        
-1 points by The Detroit News | Southern United States North Carolina NCAA Men's Division I Basketball Championship South Carolina Tennessee Confederate States of America Madison Square Garden University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Plan to dig up President Polk’s body – again – stirs trouble
President James K. Polk did big things for America, dramatically expanding its borders by annexing Texas and seizing California and the Southwest in a war with Mexico. Achieving undisturbed eternal rest has proved more difficult.In a proposal that has riled some folks in Tennessee, including a very...
-1 points by Concord Monitor | James K. Polk Murfreesboro Tennessee Andrew Jackson James Buchanan United States Cemetery Mexican–American War Tennessee State Capitol
Berry scores 26 points and Carolina defeats Butler, 92-80
MEMPHIS, Tenn. – Joel Berry II scored 26 points and Justin Jackson added 24 as top-seeded North Carolina moved to the Elite Eight with a 92-80 victory over Butler in the NCAA South Region on Friday night.Luke Maye recorded his first career double-double with a career-high 16 points and 12 rebounds,...
-1 points by Concord Monitor | North Carolina Southern United States South Carolina Confederate States of America Tennessee University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill American Civil War South Carolina Gamecocks
Tennessee bills teen to replace guardrail that killed her
Flabbergasted father not only says he won't pay but the guardrail's end cap also was deadly.       
-1 points by USA Today | Tennessee Speed Lenoir City Tennessee Miles per hour Interstate 75 Volvo Cars Volvo S80 Das Model
No sign of missing Tenn. teen, teacher in Texas
Authorities have been hunting for 50-year-old Tad Cummins and 15-year-old Elizabeth Thomas        
-1 points by The Detroit News | Southern United States United States Houston Corpus Christi Texas Tennessee Associated Press Gulf of Mexico Nashville Tennessee
Grant Hill talks Sweet 16, Lonzo Ball, the Laettner shot
Turner analyst and Duke great Grant Hill talks Butler’s chances, Kentucky’s improvement and the pass that changed his life with The Post’s Justin Terranova. Q: How can Butler upset North Carolina? A: It’s tough. North Carolina has a lot of talented, big bodies down low. Butler has to use their guys, who are versatile, and...
-1 points by New York Post | North Carolina South Carolina Southern United States Confederate States of America American Civil War Tennessee Jason Kidd Christian Laettner
Memphis bluebloods: Kentucky, North Carolina, UCLA highlight South region
The trio — Butler is the fourth team — have combined for 24 NCAA titles.         
-2 points by Arizona Republic | NCAA Men's Division I Basketball Championship Kentucky Wildcats men's basketball North Carolina Tar Heels men's basketball Tennessee John Calipari North Carolina Southern United States Adolph Rupp
Teaching was dream job for man accused of kidnapping student
Investigators have been on a multistate manhunt for Tad Cummins, a Tennessee health science teacher.       
7 points by USA Today | Tennessee School Pulmonology Latin honors Education Respiratory therapy Teacher Church of the Nazarene
March Sadness: The agony of defeat in the NCAA tournament
        
-2 points by Arizona Republic | College athletic programs NCAA Men's Division I Basketball Championship Big Ten Conference Big East Conference United States Big 12 Conference Basketball Tennessee
Memphis man convicted in death of 3-year-old son
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) - A Memphis man has been convicted of killing his 3-year-old son in 2015. News media report that a Shelby County jury on Friday found Terry Patterson guilty of second-degree murder, aggravated child abuse, voluntary manslaughter, aggravated child neglect and aggravated child endangerment. Family members said Patterson ...
-2 points by The Washington Times | Child abuse Manslaughter Neglect Murder Crimes Criminal law Common law Memphis Tennessee
Notorious Nashville criminal sues over kosher prison food
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - A notorious Nashville criminal has filed a lawsuit arguing that the food he has to eat in prison doesn't meet kosher standards. The Tennessean reports (http://tnne.ws/2kvluId ) that Perry A. March sued the Tennessee Department of Correction and food vendor Aramark earlier this month in Nashville ...
-2 points by The Washington Times | Prison Nashville Tennessee Tennessee Food Corrections Criminal justice Penology Al Gore
NY1 anchor Cheryl Wills gets MLK Jr. award at Israeli Consulate
Big things are happening for veteran NY1 anchor Cheryl Wills.
2 points by Daily News | United States Martin Luther King Jr. New York City Memphis Tennessee Manhattan Southern United States Gettysburg Address Upper East Side
Man shot by Amtrak officer near Union Station dies, Chicago police say
A Minneapolis man who was shot by Amtrak police near Chicago's Union Station has died. Chicago Police spokesman Anthony Guglielmi says 25-year-old Chad Robertson died Wednesday, one week after being shot. Robertson was taking a bus from Memphis, Tennessee, to Minneapolis and was on a stopover in...
353 points by Chicago Tribune | Amtrak Saint Paul Minnesota Star Tribune St. Paul Pioneer Press Tennessee Mississippi River
Man who plowed truck into crowded parking lot is convicted
CLINTON, Tenn. (AP) - A 65-year-old man who plowed his pickup through a crowded parking lot, killing one man and injuring several others, has been convicted by an Anderson County Jury. The Knoxville News Sentinel reports (http://bit.ly/2lQVbJJ ) that jurors Wednesday found Lee Cromwell guilty of vehicular homicide for killing ...
-2 points by The Washington Times | Knoxville Tennessee Assault Oak Ridge Tennessee Pickup truck Tennessee Anderson County Tennessee Dodge Ram Murder
TV-radio listings: Feb. 16
TV-radio listings: Golf Women's Australian Open Golf 10 p.m. Skiing Alpine world championships NBCSN 6 a.m. Soccer Fenerbahce SK at FC Krasnodar FS2 9:50 p.m. Soccer Tottenham at KAA Gent FS1 noon
1 points by The Houston Chronicle | Tennessee Southeastern Conference ESPN Manchester United F.C. Oak Ridge Associated Universities ESPNU Texas Houston
Ohio congress members Marcia Fudge, Tim Ryan back Jaime Harrison of SC for DNC chair
U.S. Reps. Marcia Fudge and Tim Ryan are pushing for Jaime Harrison of South Carolina to become the next Democratic Party chairman. Watch video WASHINGTON - Ohio members of Congress Marcia Fudge and Tim Ryan on Wednesday urged members of the Democratic National Committee to select South Carolina Democratic Party chairman Jaime Harrison as the party's next national chairman. Harrison, a former aide to South Carolina Democratic Rep. Jim Clyburn, is among seven contenders to succeed Florida's Debbie Wasserman Schultz in the top party leadership job. The others are former Labor Secretary Tom Perez; U.S. Rep. Keith Ellison of Minnesota; television commentator Jehmu Greene; New Hampshire Democratic Party Chairman Ray Buckley; South Bend, Indiana, mayor Pete Buttigieg, and Sally Boynton Brown, executive director of the Idaho Democratic Party. Ohio Democratic Party Chairman David Pepper backs Tom Perez in DNC chair race Fudge and Ryan said Harrison should get the job because he's best equipped to help the party win the presidency and other elected posts around the country. What does Fudge say? Fudge said Democrats lost the last presidential election because they conceded important constituencies like the South, moderates and independents. "Jamie is not to concede any ground," said Fudge. Fudge said Harrison revamped the Democratic party in South Carolina by building coalitions and can change the trajectory of the national party "because he knows this party better than any of the other candidates running." What does Ryan say? Ryan said Harrison could help reconnect the party to its working class roots. He said the South Carolina party's effort to engage the community outside of politics by helping at churches and food banks, and registering people for insurance under the Affordable Care Act should be a national model. Proud & excited to endorse Jaime Harrison for DNC Chair. His whole life story has prepared him for this role. #JoinJaime @Harrison4DNC! pic.twitter.com/qcGPanRU5a -- Tim Ryan (@TimRyan) February 15, 2017   "I think that is the secret sauce of how Democrats reconnect with working class families, poor families who don't see the political process as something they should participate in," said Ryan. What's next? On Feb. 25, 447 members of the DNC will meet in Atlanta to select the new party chairman. Voters in that election are selected by party members. Nine are from Ohio. Although Fudge and Ryan aren't among those who will get to vote in the chairman's race, Fudge said their endorsements could inform the Ohioans who do have votes, as they're the ones who will have to work with the next DNC chair. "We want someone we believe can put the presidency back in Democratic hands," said Fudge.
13 points by The Plain Dealer | Democratic National Committee Democratic Party Debbie Wasserman Schultz North Carolina President of the United States Tim Kaine Voting Tennessee
Snow falling in northern mountains of North Carolina
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) - Snow falling in the mountains of northern North Carolina has prompted several school systems to close. The National Weather Service said snow was falling early Wednesday in Ashe, Alleghany, Surry and Watauga counties. Forecasters said up to 2 inches of snow as possible around Boone and ...
-2 points by The Washington Times | North Carolina South Carolina High school Watauga County North Carolina Boone North Carolina Tennessee Appalachian State University Washington D.C.
Woman charged with stealing nearly $500k from Tenn. church
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - Authorities say a Clarksville woman has been charged with stealing nearly a half-million dollars from a church where she worked. The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation said Tuesday that Connie Parker has been arrested on a charge of one count of theft over $250,000. She was being ...
-2 points by The Washington Times | Tennessee Clarksville Tennessee Nashville Tennessee Federal Bureau of Investigation White-collar crime Montgomery County Tennessee Law enforcement agency Crime
Boeing vote tells next chapter in Southern unionization
NORTH CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — Nearly 3,000 production workers at Boeing's South Carolina plant are deciding Wednesday on whether they want to unionize, writing the next chapter in efforts to organize labor in large manufacturing plants across the South.
-2 points by Arizona Daily Star | Southern United States Trade union United States North Carolina Collective bargaining American Civil War Tennessee Confederate States of America
Kentucky gets back on track vs. Tennessee
The Sports Xchange LEXINGTON, Ky. -- No. 13 Kentucky, which had dropped three of six games after starting the season 17-2, avenged one of those losses on Tuesday night.
-2 points by UPI | Kentucky Wildcats men's basketball John Calipari Southeastern Conference Tennessee Kentucky Rupp Arena Appalachian Mountains Bench
Donald Young bounces back for 1st-round win in Memphis
The Sports Xchange American Donald Young rallied from a break down in each of the last two sets.
-2 points by UPI | United Press International James Blake Memphis Tennessee 2009 Australian Open Sam Querrey
The Latest: FBI to monitor probe of fatal shooting by police
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - The Latest on the fatal shooting by a Nashville police officer (all times local): 5 p.m. The FBI will monitor an investigation by Nashville police after an officer shot and killed an African-American man they say was armed while fleeing after running a stop sign. In ...
-2 points by The Washington Times | Federal Bureau of Investigation Davidson County Tennessee Law enforcement agency Constable Tennessee J. Edgar Hoover Martin Luther King Jr. African American
S. Phila. man meets father of woman his drugs killed
BALTIMORE - Inside an old broom factory Thursday night, Sean Harrington hobbled from easel to easel on a crutch, pausing to peer into each abstract rich with color.
-2 points by The Philadelphia Inquirer | Polk County Tennessee
Body found after house fire in Nashville
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - Nashville authorities are investigating the discovery of a man's body inside a vacant home that had caught on fire. According to The Tennessean (http://tnne.ws/2lypRlU ), Nashville Fire Department spokesman Brian Haas says in a statement that firefighters battled the blaze on Friday morning and didn't find ...
-2 points by The Washington Times | Nashville Tennessee The Tennessean Al Gore Nashville Banner The City Paper Death English-language films The Washington Times
2 dead in apparent murder-suicide in SW Houston

1 points by The Houston Chronicle | North Relative direction Texas Suicide Boxing the compass Southern United States Maryland Tennessee
South Philly man meets the father of the woman his package of coke and heroin killed

-2 points by The Philadelphia Inquirer | Polk County Tennessee
Tempers fray: Republicans face protests on Obamacare
More than seven years after angry anti-Obamacare town halls erupted across the country, raw emotions are boiling over again -- this time, as the Republican Party under President Donald Trump gears up to dismantle Barack Obama's legacy.
138482 points by CNN | Tennessee Bill Clinton President of the United States Nashville Tennessee Hillary Rodham Clinton Utah United States House of Representatives Jason Chaffetz
Tennessee bill would create sales tax holiday for guns
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A bill proposed in Tennessee's legislature would create a sales tax holiday for guns and ammunition.
-2 points by Arizona Daily Star | Tax exemption Use tax Knoxville Tennessee Mississippi River Mississippi Tennessee Taxation Humid subtropical climate
Tennessee fires football official who had been on paid leave
Tennessee has fired director of football operations Chris Spognardi, who had been on paid administrative leave since August         
-2 points by Arizona Republic | Associated Press Copyright Tennessee All rights reserved Legal terms National Football League Michigan Termination of employment
Brady Hoke joins Tennessee's staff as defensive line coach
Former Michigan coach Brady Hoke is joining Tennessee's staff as an associate head coach and defensive line coach         
-2 points by Arizona Republic | Brady Hoke Associated Press United States Tennessee Knoxville Tennessee Copyright All rights reserved U.S. state