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CMA Awards to feature Carrie Underwood, Chris Stapleton

Carrie Underwood will be working triple-duty at the 2018 Country Music Association Awards as co-host, performer and nominee. The singer, who is hosting the show alongside Brad Paisley for the 11th time, is pregnant and will hit the stage Wednesday in Nashville, Tennessee. Underwood says it will be interesting to try to sing with her … Continue reading CMA Awards to feature Carrie Underwood, Chris Stapleton

NEW YORK | Duke leapfrogs Kansas for No. 1 in latest AP Top 25 poll

NEW YORK — Duke has supplanted Kansas atop the new AP Top 25 poll after its dominating win against Kentucky, giving the Blue Devils a record number of appearances at No. 1. The Blue Devils jumped from fourth to first in Monday’s first regular-season poll. That allowed Duke to set a record with its 135th … Continue reading NEW YORK | Duke leapfrogs Kansas for No. 1 in latest AP Top 25 poll

The Latest: Patriots sit Brady while trailing Titans

The Latest on Week 10 in the NFL (all times EST): 3:50 p.m. The New England Patriots have pulled quarterback Tom Brady while trailing the Titans 34-10 in the fourth quarter. The Titans sacked Brady a season-high three times, and former New England cornerback Logan Ryan broke up a Brady pass to Julian Edelman on … Continue reading The Latest: Patriots sit Brady while trailing Titans

Brees, Brady closing in on catching Favre on TD passing list

Drew Brees and Tom Brady enter Week 10 of the NFL’s schedule neck and neck in closing in on matching Brett Favre for second place on the career regular-season list. Brees has 506 touchdowns passing, two behind Favre, as the New Orleans Saints play at Cincinnati. And Brady has 505 with his New England Patriots … Continue reading Brees, Brady closing in on catching Favre on TD passing list

Tennessee News: KNOXVILLE, West Virginia Residents Indicted for Kidnapping and Firearms Offenses Committed in Tennessee, Virginia and West Virginia

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. – On October 16, 2018, a federal grand jury in Knoxville returned a 16-count superseding indictment against Josh Small, 51, of Princeton, West Virginia, and Joni Amber Johnson, 35, of Princeton, West Virginia, charging them with kidnapping, conspiracy to commit kidnapping, using firearms during crimes of violence, and being felons in possession of … Continue reading Tennessee News: KNOXVILLE, West Virginia Residents Indicted for Kidnapping and Firearms Offenses Committed in Tennessee, Virginia and West Virginia

Vanderbilt University News: Vanderbilt University launches the Frist Center for Autism and Innovation

NASHVILLE, TN – A $10 million gift from alumna Jennifer R. Frist, BS’93, and husband William R. “Billy” Frist will endow a new center focused on supporting and developing the neurodiverse talents of individuals with autism at Vanderbilt University’s School of Engineering. The contribution continues the work of a Trans-Institutional Programs (TIPs) initiative launched last … Continue reading Vanderbilt University News: Vanderbilt University launches the Frist Center for Autism and Innovation

MACON, Ga | Trump says he’s focused on Senate with 2 days until midterms

MACON, Ga. — President Donald Trump appeared to distance himself from the fate of House Republican candidates Sunday as he devotes his final two days before Tuesday’s midterm elections to helping Senate and gubernatorial candidates. Speaking to reporters as he left the White House en route to get-out-the-vote rallies in Georgia and Tennessee on Sunday, … Continue reading MACON, Ga | Trump says he’s focused on Senate with 2 days until midterms

WASHINGTON | Trump heads to Georgia, Tennessee with 2 days until midterms

WASHINGTON — With two days left before polls close, President Donald Trump is traveling to two traditionally Republican states as he looks to help put GOP candidates over the top. Trump is throwing his political muscle behind Republican statewide candidates ahead of midterm elections that could dramatically reshape his presidency. The GOP is facing greater … Continue reading WASHINGTON | Trump heads to Georgia, Tennessee with 2 days until midterms