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 2021-03-30 20:09 

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Nashville teen scores first TV gig starring in the new Mighty Ducks series on Disney+...

A Nashville 9th grader is making another mark in the entertainment industry by starring in the new Disney+ show "The Mighty Ducks Game Changers. " Bella Higginbotham, 15, got her first gig when she was only 6-years-old by playing Gretl in The Soun...

 2021-03-30 18:59 

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Study: Pfizer, Moderna vaccines reduce infection risk by 90 percent in real-world settings...

The Pfizer and Moderna vaccines cut the risk of infection by 90 percent in real-world settings, according to a new CDC study from the tracked followed of high-risk workers. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) followed nearly 4,000 healthc...

 2021-03-30 18:50 

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Officials: Man stole funds from midstate special needs organization...

A Middle Tennessee man was ordered to pay thousands after pleading guilty to charges accusing him of stealing funds from an organization that serves special needs citizens while working as a bookkeeper. Kimberly A. Monks, 56, pleaded guilty to theft in an...

 2021-03-30 18:45 

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37 arrested for 'reign of violence' involving kidnapping, drug ring from Tennessee prison...

37 people have been arrested for a "reign of violence" from inside the Tennessee prison system tied to a large scale drug ring distributing heroin, meth, fentanyl and cocaine, Acting U. S. Attorney Mary Jane Stewart announced Tuesday. Authorities ...

 2021-03-30 18:12 

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Franklin declares State of Emergency after flooding damages homes, businesses...

The City of Franklin has issued a local State of Emergency following deadly flooding over the weekend. Mayor Dr. Ken Moore said dozens of homes, businesses , streets, parks and buildings were impacted. "While we are confident that our community will c...

 2021-03-30 17:24 

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As President Biden & CDC urge caution, Tennessee sees 98% spike in COVID deaths...

NASHVILLE, Tenn. --The latest White House COVID-19 Report for the state of Tennessee shows large increases in new cases, hospital admissions, and new deaths. The new report dated March 26 reflects a 10% increase in new COVID cases, a 24% increase in new c...

 2021-03-30 17:02 

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2,500 COVID-19 vaccine appointments available to North Nashville residents...

2,500 COVID-19 vaccine appointments are being made available to North Nashville residents. TheMatthew Walker Comprehensive Health Center is partnering withPiedmont Natural Gas, Connectus Health, and local community- and faith-based organizations to distri...

 2021-03-30 17:02 

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Youth Council to remember, honor 220 lives lost to COVID-19 in Montgomery County...

The Mayor's Youth Council will be setting up a ceremony to honor the 220 lives lost to COVID-19 in Montgomery County. Members will place flags in front of McGregor Park's As the River Flows Museum from 10 a. m. to 11 a. m. Friday. A short ceremony...

 2021-03-30 16:34 

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Pick your own bouquet of tulips at this Tennessee family farm...

Tucked away in Columbia, there's a beautiful field of tulips on a family-owned, 80-acre farm and vineyard. Liberty Grace Farms planted more than 10,000 new bulbs for families to head out to the farm, pick their own bouquets of tulips, take pictures, a...

 2021-03-30 15:33 

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How to help: Emergency response funds revived for Middle Tennessee flooding victims...

Emergency response funds have been revived by the Community Foundation of Middle Tennessee to help those impacted by flash flooding that left six people dead in Tennessee. The Tennessee Emergency Response Fund and the Metro Nashville Disaster Emergency Re...

 2021-03-30 15:22 

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Digging Out: 'Let's be bold' TANF plan aims high and out of the government box...

Tennessee State Senator Bo Watson pitches the Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) plan to his fellow lawmakers, aiming high and out of the government box. At the heart of the help: a private sector style idea, hatched on a white board in Watson...

 2021-03-30 14:12 

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1 killed, 2 hospitalized after Trousdale County attack...

A Castalian Springs man faces charges linked to an attack that left a woman dead and two others hurt. Monday, the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation started investigating an attack on three people at a home on Riverview Estates Lane in Trousdale County. Au...

 2021-03-30 14:05 

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Nashville crews rescuing child, adult stranded on top of car near Percy Priest Lake...

Nashville Fire Department crews have been called to a water rescue of an adult and child stranded in flood waters near Percy Priest Lake. NFD said crews found a child and adult stranded on top of a car submerged in about two feet of water at 3088 Smith Sp...

 2021-03-30 13:52 

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Rutherford County volunteers prepare 61,000 meals for the hungry...

Hungry folks in Rutherford County are getting some help thanks to volunteers who packaged 61,000 meals over the weekend. 132 volunteers gathered atLane Agri-Park Saturday and prepare meals ofrice, beans, vegetables, soy proteins and seasonings for the foo...

 2021-03-30 13:12 

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President Biden asks all governors, local leaders to reinstate mask mandate...

President Joe Biden and a top health official warned that too many Americans are declaring virus victory too quickly, appealing for mask requirements and other restrictions to be maintained or restored to stave off a "fourth surge" of COVID-19. Th...

 2021-03-30 12:55 

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South Nashville community battles a flood of trash at park after heavy rain...

As the floodwater recedes in South Nashville - a whole lot of trash is found underneath. Efforts are underway to help clean up a Nashville community battling a flood of trash. Communities across Nashville are cleaning up after the weekend's raging flo...

 2021-03-30 12:35 

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Home confinement for 'zip-tie guy', mother charged in Capitol riot...

A federal judge on Monday authorized the release of a Georgia woman and her Tennessee son on charges of involvement in the Jan. 6 riot at the U. S. Capitol. Lisa Eisenhart is accused of breaking into the Capitol with her son, Eric Munchel, who was photogr...

 2021-03-30 11:42 

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Bill requiring posted notice if either sex allowed to use public restrooms passes House...

A Tennessee bill passed in the General Assembly's House of Representatives Monday which would require businesses which allow members of either biological sex to use restrooms to post a notice at entrances. HB1182/SB1224 is sponsored by Representative ...

 2021-03-30 11:09 

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I-65 North Bound Closed in Robertson County due to CMV crash...

I-65 North Bound is closed in Robertson County due to a commercial vehicle crash with injuries. As of 6 a. m. Tuesday morning, traffic on I-65 North Bound is being rerouted to Hwy 31W at the Hwy 52 exit. There are reported injuries. Smokey Barn News is re...

 2021-03-30 03:21 

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Red Cross assisting 10 Tennessee counties impacted by severe weather, flooding...

The American Red Cross is providing assistance to ten counties impacted by severe weather that brought deadly flooding to Middle Tennessee over the weekend. "Our volunteers and staff are continuing to assess the needs of each community we are serving ...

 2021-03-30 03:02 

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Mt. Juliet couple remains positive despite experiencing storm damage a fourth time...

Wilson County Emergency Management is still assessing the extent of damage from flash flooding over the weekend. Dozens of homes and businesses were flooded with water early Sunday morning. Homeowners in Mt. Juliet are making repairs to their basement aft...

 2021-03-30 01:04 

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Tennessee resolution to make Bible official state book advances to Senate...

A resolution to make the Holy Bible the official state book of Tennessee passed the House with a 55-28 vote on Monday, and will now head to the Senate. Representative Jerry Sexton (R-Bean Station) is sponsoring House Joint Resolution 150, a resolution whi...

 2021-03-29 23:08 

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South Nashville sinkhole takes down garbage truck, and it's not the first time...

A tow truck pulled a garbage truck from a sinkhole that opened up in South Nashville early Monday morning after a weekend of heavy rain and flash flooding. FOX 17 News has learned this isn't the first time businesses in this area have dealt with the g...

 2021-03-29 22:06 

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$50M earmarked for Covid relief grant program started by Tennessee Gov. Lee...

Money remains available for Tennessee businesses through a COVID relief grant program that Governor Bill Lee started in October. The Supplemental Employer Recovery Grant offers grants to applying companies, and 10% of the money is reserved for minority-ow...

 2021-03-29 21:48 

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TEMA reports 7 weather-related fatalities after flash flooding across Tennessee...

At least 7 people across the Volunteer State have died after a stint of severe weather this past weekend. Five of those deaths were reported in Nashville. The latest report from the Tennessee Emergency Management Agency (TEMA) released Monday afternoon sa...

 2021-03-29 21:36 

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City of Brentwood issues emergency declaration after flash flooding...

The City of Brentwood on Monday issued an emergency declaration aftersevere storms with flash flooding swept across Middle Tennessee over the weekend. City officials saidthe Brentwood Fire and Rescue Department made water rescues of more than 50 people tr...

 2021-03-29 21:10 

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Sutler Saloon, Rambler, Melrose closed indefinitely after significant flooding...

Three favorites in South Nashville have closed indefinitely after deadly flooding swept through Middle Tennessee over the weekend. The Sutler Saloon, Rambler Cocktail Bar & Melrose Billiard Parlor took in a significant amount of water, officials tell FOX ...

 2021-03-29 20:20 

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Have flood debris to be picked up in Nashville? Read these guidelines from MPW...

Metro Public Works has released guidelines for debris pickup after deadly flooding swept through Middle Tennessee over the weekend. Residents in Davidson County who need to put debris at the curbside for pickup are advised to do the following: All items a...

 2021-03-29 19:49 

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SNEAK PEEK: Dolly Parton comic book to be released this week...

TidalWave Comics is adding a familiar face to their "Female Force" series: The queen of country, Dolly Parton. The 22-page comic book will tell Dolly's story in a series focused on women who've made impacts across the globe. Illustrated by...

 2021-03-29 19:20 

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New exit on I-65 in Spring Hill gets name as area preps for massive mixed-use development...

The newest exit on Interstate 65 in Spring Hill just got a name as the area prepares for a massive mixed-use development. "June Lake Boulevard" will be just off of Exit 56 and connectsBuckner Lane to Lewisburg Pike. The Spring Hill Board of Mayor ...

 2021-03-29 19:09 

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Tennessee governor proposes $250 million Mental Health Trust Fund for K-12 families...

Tennessee Governor Bill Lee says he has re-introduced the Mental Health Trust Fund to help K-12 families facing mental health issues during the COVID-19 pandemic. Gov. Lee stated during a media event on Monday the focus on mental health is also a personal...

 2021-03-29 18:36 

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Adopt a Golden Nashville welcomes rescue dogs coming from China...

Four dogs coming from China have made their way to Nashville in hopes of finding forever homes. Adopt a Golden Nashville said pups landed in Atlanta last week and have since made their way into Music City. Around 40 dogs flew on a 747 into JFK Airport fro...

 2021-03-29 18:32 

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Bottled water brand sold in TN recalled due to possible links to non-viral hepatitis...

A bottled water company is recalling one of their brands which the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) says could be linked to certain instances of non-viral hepatitis. Real Water, Inc. is recalling all sizes of their Real Water drinking water which could ...

 2021-03-29 17:55 

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DRONE: Harpeth River sees major flooding in Davidson, Cheatham counties...

Incredible photos and video along the Harpeth River in Davidson and Cheatham counties show major flooding from weekend storms. The Harpeth River swelled to major flood status and crested at 35. 36 feet Sunday as it engulfed part of a bridge on Highway 70 ...

 2021-03-29 16:47 

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Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency seeks 'person of interest' in Nashville violation...

NASHVILLE, Tenn. --The Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency (TWRA) is asking for help identifying a "person of interest. "The agency is seeking the man in connection to "a violation" that took place in the Nashville area. The man and his do...

 2021-03-29 16:27 

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Tennessee to receive $4 billion in stimulus package, $2.26 billion for local governments...

NASHVILLE, Tenn. --The state of Tennessee will receive $4 billion from the federal government as part of the American Rescue Plan (ARC). $2. 26 billion will also be received for local governments in the plan according to a presentation by the Tennessee Fi...

 2021-03-29 15:52 

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Fifth person dies in Middle Tennessee flooding, officials say man drove through barriers...

Heavy flooding in Middle Tennessee has claimed a fifth life after authorities say a man died after becoming swept away in Ashland City flood waters. Edwin Hogan, Director of Cheatham County Emergency Management, said it happened in the area of Highway 12 ...

 2021-03-29 15:03 

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Tennessee's permitess carry bill up for House vote, already passed Senate...

Tennessee's permitless carry handgun bill backed by Gov. Bill Lee is up for a vote in the House after having already passed in the Senate. If passed, it would mean Tennesseans would no longer have to apply for a permit or go through the required safet...

 2021-03-29 14:53 

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Father, daughter, semi driver among the flood water rescues in Rutherford County...

RUTHERFORD COUNTY, Tenn. --Rutherford County Fire Rescue (RCFR) Captain John Ingle is reminding residents it could take weeks for flood waters to subside. The RCFR responded to two calls of submerged vehicles in floodwaters in the wake of Saturday's s...

 2021-03-29 14:24 

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Bill requiring posted notice if either sex allowed to use public restrooms in committee...

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WZTV) — A Tennessee bill in committee on Monday would require businesses which allow members of either biological sex to use restrooms to post a notice at entrances. HB1182/SB1224 is sponsored by Representative Tim Rudd (R-Murfrees...

 2021-03-29 14:01 

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Major League Baseball: Watch 155 Atlanta Braves games on Bally Sports South, Southeast...
 2021-03-29 13:31 

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Report: Some Mid-Tennessee towns will see increased economic loss due to floods, climate...

A report from a non-profit research and technology firm which examines America's flooding risks finds 4. 3 million properties with substantial flood risk that could result in economic damage. A report titled "The Cost of Climate: America's Gro...

 2021-03-29 12:37 

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Tracking more rain showers in Middle Tennessee after heavy weekend flooding...

More showers are on the way in Middle Tennessee this week following a weekend of heavy flooding. Several locations will continue to deal with flooding for several days. As the waters recede, most flood advisories will expire Monday afternoon, the flood wa...

 2021-03-29 12:22 

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Two tornadoes confirmed in Henderson County, Tenn. over weekend...

Two tornadoes touched down in Henderson County, Tenn. over the weekend, the National Weather Service has determined. Severe thunderstorms on Saturday afternoon produced two tornadoes in the West Tennessee county. ViewerShelby Alexander captured some jaw-d...

 2021-03-29 11:58 

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Tennessee's Old Glory Distilling expanding, adding whiskey...

Tennessee's Old Glory Distilling Co. is planning a 20,000-square-foot expansion that will double the size of its headquarters near Interstate 24 in Clarksville, The Leaf Chronicle reported. Owner Matt Cunningham said they are going to build a big barr...

 2021-03-29 02:37 

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Flooding in Bellevue leads to unwanted flashbacks of 2010 floods...

The Bellevue area suffered street closings and widespread flooding over the weekend. This round of flooding gave some in Bellevue unwanted flashbacks. Back in 2010, 1,000 people lost some or all of their homes here. But when you have lived through the unt...

 2021-03-29 01:34 

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Drone Video: Major flooding at Ensworth High Schools in Bellevue...

Drone video is getting a bird's eye view of major flooding at Ensworth High School in Bellevue. FOX 17 News' SkyEye flew over the area on Sunday. This comes after rounds of storms dumped more than 7 inches of rainfall in Nashville. The nearby Harp...

 2021-03-29 01:19 

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'All I heard was screaming' Mudslide traps Antioch apartment residents...

"You don't think that tiny little creek can get that vicious. "That's what one resident had to say about a mudslide caused by a flooded creek that trapped people in their apartment building overnight Saturday. At least 15 people were rescu...

 2021-03-29 01:14 

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Businesses, roads damaged in Wilson County flooding...

MT. JULIET, Tenn. -- More than a dozen businesses are closed for repairs after a flood event in Mt. Juliet. Business owners were alerted by city leaders early Sunday morning that their buildings were under three to give feet of water at the Valley Center ...

 2021-03-29 00:57 

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GALLERY: Heavy flooding in Middle Tennessee...

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