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 2022-09-30 21:01 

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Tennessee officials: There 'are no instances of litter boxes' for students...

School officials from two mid-state school systems — as well as the Tennessee Department of Education — say there is no evidence to support a claim that students are using litter boxes in classrooms. School officials from two mid-state school ...

 2022-09-30 20:56 

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Knowing what is real and what isn't when it comes to medical misinformation...

Medical misinformation can cause someone to delay or change the course of medical care they get, and doctors say misinformation is disproportionately targeting Spanish-speaking women.Medical misinformation can cause someone to delay or change the course o...

 2022-09-30 20:46 

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How a Latino political cartoonist is fighting misinformation...

Alcaraz is a Pulitzer Prize-nominated cartoonist whose daily comic strip Alcaraz is a Pulitzer Prize-nominated cartoonist whose daily comic strip...

 2022-09-30 20:26 

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Why is there so much misinformation allowed in campaign ads?...

Why is there so much misinformation allowed in campaign ads? A claim about the IRS is making an appearance in many ads nationwide. Why is there so much misinformation allowed in campaign ads? A claim about the IRS is making an appearance in many ads natio...

 2022-09-30 20:22 

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Nashville, East Tennessee 911 teams head to Florida to help...

Teams of 911 operators from Nashville and East Nashville are headed to Florida to help among the devastation of Hurricane Ian. Teams of 911 operators from Nashville and East Nashville are headed to Florida to help among the devastation of Hurricane Ian....

 2022-09-30 20:17 

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Virgin Atlantic adopts a gender-neutral uniform policy...

Virgin Atlantic announced earlier this week that it'd updated its gender identity policy with the introduction of a new set of uniforms.Virgin Atlantic announced earlier this week that it'd updated its gender identity policy with the introduction ...

 2022-09-30 19:46 

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Justice Jackson makes Supreme Court debut in brief ceremony...

Justice Ketanji Brown Jackson made her first appearance on the Supreme Court bench in a brief courtroom ceremony Friday, three days before the start of the high court's new term.Justice Ketanji Brown Jackson made her first appearance on the Supreme Co...

 2022-09-30 19:35 

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Former NFL player, another climber die in rock climbing accident...

Two people, one of which was former NFL player Gavin Escobar, died following a rock climbing accident in Southern California.Two people, one of which was former NFL player Gavin Escobar, died following a rock climbing accident in Southern California....

 2022-09-30 18:05 

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FAQ: What actually happens when an NFL player enters concussion protocol?...

After Miami Dolphins quarterback Tua Tagovailoa suffered head injuries in back-to-back games, questions surrounding team and league execution of the concussion protocol have arisen. After Miami Dolphins quarterback Tua Tagovailoa suffered head injuries in...

 2022-09-30 17:43 

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Concern grows as Sanibel Island is cut off from Florida's mainland...

Lee County Manager Roger Desjarlais told CNN on Friday that the hurricane's eyewall stalled in the area for three to four hours on Wednesday. Lee County Manager Roger Desjarlais told CNN on Friday that the hurricane's eyewall stalled in the area f...

 2022-09-30 17:16 

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Hurricane Ian could be Florida's costliest storm since Andrew...

A group estimates that home insurance will become harder to obtain in Florida after Hurricane Ian damages are paid out.A group estimates that home insurance will become harder to obtain in Florida after Hurricane Ian damages are paid out....

 2022-09-30 16:51 

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Pets being rescued in Hurricane Ian's aftermatch...

As hundreds of people are being rescued across Florida in the aftermath of Hurricane Ian, pets are not being forgotten.As hundreds of people are being rescued across Florida in the aftermath of Hurricane Ian, pets are not being forgotten....

 2022-09-30 16:33 

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Help hurricane victims: Donate to the Scripps Howard Fund for Hurricane Relief...

NewsChannel 5 is partnering with the Scripps Howard Fund for Hurricane Relief organizing monetary donations for the people affected by Hurricane Ian.NewsChannel 5 is partnering with the Scripps Howard Fund for Hurricane Relief organizing monetary donation...

 2022-09-30 16:33 

WTVF

Help hurricane victims: Donate to the Scripps Howard Fund for Hurricane Relief...

NewsChannel 5 is partnering with the Scripps Howard Fund for Hurricane Relief organizing monetary donations for the people affected by Hurricane Ian.NewsChannel 5 is partnering with the Scripps Howard Fund for Hurricane Relief organizing monetary donation...

 2022-09-30 16:32 

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Leaders prepare for rescuers' mental health needs after Hurricane Ian...

The Kaiser Family Foundation said about 7 in 10 first responders are reluctant to use mental health services. The Kaiser Family Foundation said about 7 in 10 first responders are reluctant to use mental health services....

 2022-09-30 15:38 

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Despite Hillsdale withdrawal, controversies await state charter school board...

The withdrawal of charter school applications from a group affiliated with Hillsdale College does not end the potential political landmines awaiting the Tennessee Public Charter School Commission.The withdrawal of charter school applications from a group ...

 2022-09-30 15:02 

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US hits Russia with sanctions for annexing Ukrainian regions...

Putin warned that Russia would never give up the absorbed regions —the Donetsk, Luhansk, Kherson and Zaporizhzhia regions— and would protect them as part of its sovereign territory.Putin warned that Russia would never give up the absorbed regi...

 2022-09-30 14:56 

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People rescued from sailboat during Hurricane Ian...

The Nassau County Sheriff's Office pulled two people from a sailboat as Hurricane Ian wreaked havoc over Florida. The Nassau County Sheriff's Office pulled two people from a sailboat as Hurricane Ian wreaked havoc over Florida....

 2022-09-30 14:36 

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Officials trying to reconnect families with loved ones after Hurricane Ian...

Officials said that cellphone service is spotty in many Florida counties, especially in the Fort Myers area, which took a direct hit from Hurricane Ian.Officials said that cellphone service is spotty in many Florida counties, especially in the Fort Myers ...

 2022-09-30 13:59 

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Alligators, snakes and sewage reported in Florida flood water...

People have posted videos online showing themselves swimming in their house and playing in the water outside. People have posted videos online showing themselves swimming in their house and playing in the water outside....

 2022-09-30 12:53 

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National rent prices up 11% compared to last year...

New data now shows the median price for a one-bedroom apartment in the United States is now more than $1,500 across the country. New data now shows the median price for a one-bedroom apartment in the United States is now more than $1,500 across the countr...

 2022-09-30 12:41 

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CDC warns of 'severe manifestations' of monkeypox for immunocompromised...

According to Metro Health, 108 of the 136 cases in Davidson County have recovered. The total number of cases went up by seven this past week.According to Metro Health, 108 of the 136 cases in Davidson County have recovered. The total number of cases went ...

 2022-09-30 12:29 

WTVF

Nashville Aids Walk and Family Fun Day to be held Saturday...

The 31st annual Nashville AIDS walk and Family Fun Day, put on by Nashville CARES is happening Saturday at Public Square Park with the goal of raising $200,000 for AIDS and HIV awareness.The 31st annual Nashville AIDS walk and Family Fun Day, put on by Na...

 2022-09-30 12:04 

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Hurricane Ian expected to come ashore in South Carolina...

Much of the South Carolina coast could potentially have up to 7 feet of storm surge on Friday, the National Hurricane Center said.Much of the South Carolina coast could potentially have up to 7 feet of storm surge on Friday, the National Hurricane Center ...

 2022-09-30 11:43 

WTVF

Rescue and recovery efforts continue in Florida following Hurricane Ian...

On Thursdays, officials used helicopters to reach Sanibel Island, which has a population of over 6,000 people.hOn Thursdays, officials used helicopters to reach Sanibel Island, which has a population of over 6,000 people.h...

 2022-09-30 03:32 

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Bellevue community food bank sees increased demand as inflation continues...

Every week Robin Dillon is busy, diligently sorting cans of donated food at the Bellevue Community Food Bank.During the last few months, the work has become incredibly essential.Every week Robin Dillon is busy, diligently sorting cans of donated food at t...

 2022-09-30 03:23 

WTVF

Unconfirmed death toll in Florida after Ian became widespread...

Death toll estimates immediately after a disaster can be unreliable as recovery scenarios are often very fluid and search and rescue operations have just begun. Death toll estimates immediately after a disaster can be unreliable as recovery scenarios are ...

 2022-09-30 03:03 

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Lack of rain impacting pumpkin crops for farmers in Tennessee...

With some great fall weather in the forecast this weekend, Tennesseans may have a pumpkin patch on their list of things to do.With some great fall weather in the forecast this weekend, Tennesseans may have a pumpkin patch on their list of things to do....

 2022-09-30 02:48 

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Two-alarm fire reported at apartment complex off Nolensville Pike...

The Nashville Fire Department has reported a two-alarm fire call at an apartment complex off of Nolensville Pike. The Nashville Fire Department has reported a two-alarm fire call at an apartment complex off of Nolensville Pike....

 2022-09-30 02:33 

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Joe Chambers, of the Musicians Hall of Fame, dies in Nashville...

Joe Chambers — who was a founder of the Musicians Hall of Fame and Museum in Nashville — has died this week. Joe Chambers — who was a founder of the Musicians Hall of Fame and Museum in Nashville — has died this week....

 2022-09-29 23:57 

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Tennessee veterans take part in healing through weekly tai chi class...

Every week, a group of veterans meet for a class that focuses on healing. What they're doing isn't something you would expect.Every week, a group of veterans meet for a class that focuses on healing. What they're doing isn't something you ...

 2022-09-29 23:31 

WTVF

Weather cam shows incredible impact of Ian's storm surge in Fort Myers...

The storm chasers had multiple cameras taken offline from Port Charlotte to Punta Gorda and Sanibel Island, in Florida, but decided to leave the Fort Myers camera on. The storm chasers had multiple cameras taken offline from Port Charlotte to Punta Gorda ...

 2022-09-29 23:25 

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Kyiv Mayor Vitali Klitschko: Russian war is Ukrainian 'genocide'...

Klitschko discusses the future of the war in Ukraine amid new threats from Russian President Vladimir Putin.Klitschko discusses the future of the war in Ukraine amid new threats from Russian President Vladimir Putin....

 2022-09-29 23:14 

WTVF

Autopsy: Tennessee teacher died of gunshot wound to the head...

An autopsy report released Thursday said a Tennessee woman who was kidnapped and later murdered earlier this month died of a gunshot wound to the back of the head and blunt force trauma.An autopsy report released Thursday said a Tennessee woman who was ki...

 2022-09-29 22:43 

WTVF

Lebanon parent worries for students who struggle to read with new Tennessee law...

It is now state law that if a third grader doesn't do well enough on a statewide test, they can be held back. The law was passed last year and takes effect this school year.It is now state law that if a third grader doesn't do well enough on a sta...

 2022-09-29 22:41 

WTVF

Convicted Vegas bombmaker apprehended after escaping prison...

A convicted bombmaker who escaped from a Nevada prison over the weekend where he was serving a life sentence for a deadly 2007 explosion outside a Las Vegas Strip resort has been recaptured.A convicted bombmaker who escaped from a Nevada prison over the w...

 2022-09-29 22:33 

WTVF

Your age determines the right money move in a bear market...

Markets have plunged into bear market territory, but what does that mean for your portfolio? A financial expert explains. Markets have plunged into bear market territory, but what does that mean for your portfolio? A financial expert explains....

 2022-09-29 22:28 

WTVF

Bellevue homes burglarized in broad daylight, police say...

Metro Nashville Police Department officers are looking for a robbery suspect after several Bellevue homes were burglarized. Metro Nashville Police Department officers are looking for a robbery suspect after several Bellevue homes were burglarized....

 2022-09-29 22:16 

WTVF

Inflation and high prices force families to scale back holiday travel...

Almost 2 in 3 Americans said inflation is Almost 2 in 3 Americans said inflation is...

 2022-09-29 22:12 

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Modernizing traditionally cultured sports; One team is fighting for inclusivity...

In the United States, 16 states are members of the Federacin Mexicana de Charrera. One Iowa team is pushing boundaries beyond what's always been done.In the United States, 16 states are members of the Federacin Mexicana de Charrera. One Iowa team is p...

 2022-09-29 22:11 

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ALS drug wins FDA approval despite questionable data...

U.S. health officials approved a drug Thursday that is supposed to treat the deadly illness known as Lou Gehrig's disease. U.S. health officials approved a drug Thursday that is supposed to treat the deadly illness known as Lou Gehrig's disease....

 2022-09-29 22:09 

WTVF

Losing contact during a natural disaster like Ian can be unsettling, experts say...

Losing contact with friends and family due to natural disasters like Hurricane Ian can be unsettling, experts have said. Losing contact with friends and family due to natural disasters like Hurricane Ian can be unsettling, experts have said....

 2022-09-29 21:55 

WTVF

Autopsy says Tennessee teacher Eliza Fletcher died of gunshot wound to head...

An autopsy report shows that a Tennessee kindergarten teacher who police said was kidnapped during a pre-dawn run and then killed earlier this month died from a gunshot wound to the head.An autopsy report shows that a Tennessee kindergarten teacher who po...

 2022-09-29 21:49 

WTVF

Predators host the Lightning and their families, so they can escape the storm...

Inside Bridgestone Arena is normally bathed in Nashville Predators gold, but instead, lightning has struck — Tampa Bay Lightning, that is. Inside Bridgestone Arena is normally bathed in Nashville Predators gold, but instead, lightning has struck &md...

 2022-09-29 21:13 

WTVF

Evacuating during Ian a concern for family of young girl with rare disease...

Sick children like Lordyn, and their families, are often left out of emergency plans—shelters can be a high infection risk and transporting medical devices can risk damaging life-saving equipment.Sick children like Lordyn, and their families, are of...

 2022-09-29 21:12 

WTVF

Former Nashville officer Andrew Delke's release scheduled for early December...

The former Metro Nashville Police Department officer who killed Daniel Hambrick should be released from Davidson County Downtown Detention Center at the beginning of December.The former Metro Nashville Police Department officer who killed Daniel Hambrick ...

 2022-09-29 20:53 

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Tennessee governor adding more TBI forensic staff to cut rape kit backlog...

With a sexual assault kit backlog in the state that is months long, Gov. Bill Lee and his leadership team announced they will add more forensic staff to the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation. With a sexual assault kit backlog in the state that is months l...

 2022-09-29 20:41 

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Yankees star Judge ties Maris' AL record with 61st home run against Blue Jays...

New York Yankees slugger Aaron Judge has been chasing history this baseball season. On Wednesday, he tied Roger Maris' American League record for most home runs in a season in Toronto.New York Yankees slugger Aaron Judge has been chasing history this ...

 2022-09-29 20:08 

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Man pleads guilty in hit-and-run death of 'Gone Girl' actor Lisa Banes...

A 27-year-old man charged for fatally hitting A 27-year-old man charged for fatally hitting...

 2022-09-29 20:04 

WTVF

Hillsdale-affiliated charter schools withdraw requests to open in Tennessee...

American Classical Education — a group set up to create a network of charter schools affiliated with Hillsdale College across Tennessee — has withdrawn its applications to open schools.American Classical Education — a group set up to cre...

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