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 2020-08-07 23:00 

Times Free Press

Cuomo clears New York schools statewide to open, carefully...

New York schools can bring children back to classrooms for the start of the school year, Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced Friday, citing success in battling the coronavirus in the state that once was the U.S. heart of the pandemic....

 2020-08-07 22:57 

WHBQ

[ Memphis ]

Former Florida State basketball player Michael Ojo dies of apparent heart attack...

Michael Ojo, who played center for the Florida State University basketball team from 2012 through 2017, died of an apparent heart attack Friday morning, according to reports. He was 27....

 2020-08-07 22:55 

WHBQ

[ Memphis ]

Canadiens stun Penguins 2-0 to win qualifying round series...

Artturi Lehkonen flipped a shot past Tristan Jarry with 4:11 remaining to lift the Montreal Canadiens to a stunning 2-0 victory over the Pittsburgh Penguins that clinched their first playoff berth in three years...

 2020-08-07 22:52 

The Tennessean

Nashville's interim police chief vows to enforce mask mandate after Anderson's soft approach...

Nashville's interim police chief John Drake is taking a new approach to mask enforcement:...

 2020-08-07 22:50 

WHBQ

[ Memphis ]

NFL medical boss: New COVID-19 protocols to verify positives...

The NFL's chief medical officer says the league is establishing a new two-step protocol for players and coaches who have no known history of the COVID-19 infection and receive a positive test...

 2020-08-07 22:49 

The Tennessean

Who will each SEC team play in 2020? A team-by-team look at the league football schedule...

The SEC will play a 10-game, league-only football schedule in 2020. Here is a look at the opponents each team will face....

 2020-08-07 22:40 

WHBQ

[ Memphis ]

The Latest: Conference USA leaves 12-game option open...

Conference USA is leaving open the option for its schools to play a full 12-game football schedule...

 2020-08-07 22:40 

WHBQ

[ Memphis ]

Kanye West's nomination papers challenged in Wisconsin...

Rapper Kanye West's attempt to get on Wisconsin's presidential ballot as a third-party candidate is being challenged...

 2020-08-07 22:36 

The Commercial Appeal

Grizzlies end five-game losing streak with dominant 121-92 win over Thunder...
 2020-08-07 22:36 

The Commercial Appeal

Grizzlies finally enjoy a win inside NBA bubble after dominant performance over Thunder...
 2020-08-07 22:35 

WHBQ

[ Memphis ]

States ask that Trump's district drawing order be stopped...

A coalition of states, cities and civil rights groups on Friday asked a federal judge to declare as unconstitutional President Donald Trump's order seeking to exclude people in the country illegally from being part of the process for redrawing congres...

 2020-08-07 22:34 

FOX Chattanooga

Walker County teachers voice concerns on returning back to school...

With schools in Walker County reopening in just one week, Walker County Teachers say the current reopening plan is unsafe and that the time to make changes is now. As cases continue to rise in the county and with the current plan that does not require mas...

 2020-08-07 22:30 

Times Free Press

Topgolf tees off in East Ridge amid coronavirus pandemic...

Richard Werhle admits that opening a new entertainment venue during a pandemic is a challenge - even one with a score card of fan appeal as Topgolf....

 2020-08-07 22:30 

Times Free Press

Postal Service loses $2.2 billion in 3 months as virus woes persist...

The U.S. Postal Service says it lost $2.2 billion in the three months that ended in June as the beleaguered agency — hit hard by the coronavirus pandemic — piles up financial losses that officials warn could top $20 billion over two years....

 2020-08-07 22:27 

Knoxville News Sentinel

Here is who Tennessee Vols will play in 2020 football season...

Dates for the games have not been determined the season will begin on Sept. 26 but here are the 10 opponents Tennessee will play....

 2020-08-07 22:25 

WHBQ

[ Memphis ]

As Trump digs in, will it be US versus China in tech?...

U.S. President Donald Trump's moves against two popular Chinese social media apps TikTok and WeChat is the latest salvo fired in an escalating U.S.-China rift, marking the possibility of a splintered global technology landscape...

 2020-08-07 22:25 

WHBQ

[ Memphis ]

Big jump in Italy's daily new cases driven by travel...

The number of daily new coronvirus cases in Italy has jumped higher, with 552 confirmed infections on Friday, a roughly 38% jump compared to the previous day...

 2020-08-07 22:24 

WZTV

[ Nashville ]

To-go alcohol sales, open containers prohibited in Downtown, Midtown areas under new order...

Mayor John Cooper announced Order 10 from the Metro Public Health Department, restricting alcohol sales in specific spots of town. In certain areas of the Downtown and Midtown areas, the order prohibits the following: the open consumption or possession in...

 2020-08-07 22:20 

WHBQ

[ Memphis ]

Swinging hard lifts Champ into contention in PGA...

John Daly famously won a PGA Championship 29 years ago by swinging as hard as he could every time he got on the tee...

 2020-08-07 22:20 

WHBQ

[ Memphis ]

Investigation underway after police handcuff Black girls...

A prosecutor says an investigation will determine if police officers in suburban Denver will face charges after handcuffing two Black girls and placing them on the ground while mistakenly suspecting they were riding in a stolen car...

 2020-08-07 22:20 

WHBQ

[ Memphis ]

US health chief to visit Taiwan, a COVID-19 success story...

When U.S. Health Secretary Alex Azar arrives in Taiwan he'll find a society that has managed to contain COVID-19 by doing things America has fumbled, such as having a national strategy and citizens willing to wear masks...

 2020-08-07 22:17 

WHBQ

[ Memphis ]

Jerry Falwell Jr. announces leave of absence from Liberty University...

Jerry Falwell Jr., the president and chancellor of Liberty University, has agreed to take an indefinite leave of absence from the Virginia school, according to a news release Friday....

 2020-08-07 22:15 

WHBQ

[ Memphis ]

US intel: Russia acting against Biden; China opposes Trump...

U.S. intelligence officials believe that Russia is using a variety of measures to denigrate Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden ahead of the November election and that individuals linked to the Kremlin are boosting President Donald Trump's ree...

 2020-08-07 22:14 

The Tennessean

Vanderbilt 2020 football schedule: LSU, Mississippi State added...

Vanderbilt opponents for the 2020 football season have been finalized by the SEC's retooled plan amid the coronavirus pandemic....

 2020-08-07 22:05 

WHBQ

[ Memphis ]

Li at his best and builds early lead at PGA Championship...

There's no telling what to expect from Li Haotong...

 2020-08-07 22:02 

FOX Chattanooga

Chattanooga PD: Man shot near gas station Friday afternoon...

Chattanooga Police say a man was taken to the hospital after being shot near a gas station Friday afternoon. Police responded to the 1300 block of East 3rd Street. CPD spokeswoman Elisa Myzal tells us that a man was shot and transported from the scene, bu...

 2020-08-07 22:00 

Times Free Press

Winfrey demanding justice for Breonna Taylor with billboards...

First, Oprah Winfrey put Breonna Taylor on the cover of O, The Oprah Magazine. Now the media mogul is spreading her message with billboards demanding justice for the Kentucky woman shot to death during a police raid....

 2020-08-07 21:56 

The Tennessean

For Predators, an excruciating finish to a failed season | Estes...
 2020-08-07 21:55 

WHBQ

[ Memphis ]

Eminent scholar of early U.S., Bernard Bailyn, dies at 97...

One of the country's leading historians of the early United States, Pulitzer Prize winner Bernard Bailyn, has died at age 97...

 2020-08-07 21:55 

WHBQ

[ Memphis ]

Court lifts block on 4 Arkansas abortion restrictions...

A federal appeals court has lifted a judge's ruling that has blocked four Arkansas abortion restrictions from taking effect, including a ban on a common second trimester procedure...

 2020-08-07 21:46 

The Commercial Appeal

Sports guidance issued for Shelby County coaches, players and fans...
 2020-08-07 21:46 

The Commercial Appeal

Sports guidance issued for Shelby County coaches, players and fans...

In the tenth health directive, issued Friday, the Shelby County Health Department recommends that high-contact and high-risk sports do not recommence....

 2020-08-07 21:46 

The Tennessean

The end comes sooner than expected for Predators after they fall to Coyotes in OT in Game 4...

The end comes sooner than expected for Predators after they fall to Coyotes in play-in round...

 2020-08-07 21:44 

The Tennessean

State reverting to prior absentee ballot request form after Tennessee Supreme Court decision...

The absentee ballot request form has been updated on the secretary of state's website....

 2020-08-07 21:40 

WHBQ

[ Memphis ]

Fort Hood commander's transfer on hold amid investigations...

Army leaders are delaying the planned transfer of the Fort Hood commander, as a team of independent investigators heads to the base to determine whether leadership failures contributed to the murder of a soldier earlier this year, and several other deaths...

 2020-08-07 21:38 

WHBQ

[ Memphis ]

Ex-Angels employee accused of distributing fentanyl in connection with Tyler Skaggs’ death...

A former employee of the Los Angeles Angels is accused of distributing fentanyl in connection with the overdose death of pitcher Tyler Skaggs last year....

 2020-08-07 21:36 

The Commercial Appeal

Rachel Heck eliminated at US Women's Amateur...
 2020-08-07 21:36 

The Commercial Appeal

Rachel Heck eliminated at US Women's Amateur...

Former St. Agnes golf standout Rachel Heck began match play at the U.S. Women's Amateur Championship as the tournament's top seed....

 2020-08-07 21:30 

WHBQ

[ Memphis ]

Liberty University's Falwell taking leave of absence...

Jerry Falwell Jr. has agreed to take an indefinite leave of absence as president and chancellor of Liberty University...

 2020-08-07 21:30 

Times Free Press

Boy, 7, becomes youngest to die with COVID-19 in Georgia...

A 7-year-old boy with COVID-19 has become the youngest known person to die in Georgia since the coronavirus pandemic began, state health officials reported....

 2020-08-07 21:27 

FOX Chattanooga

Hamilton County Schools' school-age child care registration begins Monday...

Hamilton County Schools says registration for School-age Child Care (SACC) will be held on Monday, August 10th. Registration times are from 6:00 a. m. 9:00 a. m. & 4:00 p. mm 7:00 p. m. at 35 of the participating schools. The registration fee for particip...

 2020-08-07 21:26 

WHBQ

[ Memphis ]

New Shelby County health directive targets courts, sports and adds ‘tripwires'...

The directive goes into effect Monday....

 2020-08-07 21:25 

Elizabethton Star

[ TN ]

ETSU Health experts assist with plans to protect safety and health of campus, clinics...

JOHNSON CITY A team of experts from East Tennessee State University's health sciences colleges is helping the university navigate important decisions and policies to ....

 2020-08-07 21:25 

Elizabethton Star

[ TN ]

Knight Family Reunion planned for August 16...

The family of Sam and Rebecca Knight will be having a family reunion/dinner on Sunday, Aug. 16, from 1 until 3 p.m. at the community ....

 2020-08-07 21:25 

Elizabethton Star

[ TN ]

Milligan offers virtual semester option...

MILLIGAN — Milligan University President Dr. Bill Greer announced today undergraduate students have the option to complete their courses 100% online this fall. "Our administration, faculty ....

 2020-08-07 21:25 

Elizabethton Star

[ TN ]

Winfrey demanding justice for Breonna Taylor with billboards...

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — First, Oprah Winfrey put Breonna Taylor on the cover of O, The Oprah Magazine. Now the media mogul is spreading her ....

 2020-08-07 21:25 

Elizabethton Star

[ TN ]

US sees election threats from China, Russia and Iran...

By DEB RIECHMANN Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — The director of US intelligence on Friday raised concerns about interference in the 2020 election by China, ....

 2020-08-07 21:25 

Elizabethton Star

[ TN ]

Cuomo clears New York schools statewide to open, carefully...

By MARINA VILLENEUVE Associated Press ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — New York schools can bring children back to classrooms for the start of the school year, ....

 2020-08-07 21:25 

Elizabethton Star

[ TN ]

Mobile home fire results in interior damage...

FROM STAFF REPORTS A call was received by the Stoney Creek Volunteer Fire Department on Thursday after to a mobile home fire in front of ....

 2020-08-07 21:25 

Elizabethton Star

[ TN ]

Plane skids off runway in India; 16 killed, dozens hurt...

By ASHOK SHARMA and EMILY SCHMALL Associated Press NEW DELHI (AP) — A special flight carrying evacuees to India who had been stranded abroad because ....

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