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Photo courtesy of Country Music Association  Story by Kristin M. Hall and Mesfin Fekadu / AP Entertainment Writers The Country Music Association Awards tend to be fairly predictable as far as winners go, but could this year be different? Can the new class of country artists upset the longtime favorites on Wednesday? The well-researched music writers …

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Photo by David Taylor // Sidelines Archive According to the Chattanooga Times Free-Press, the Tennessee Board of Regents are restructuring how remedial classes are handled at Tennessee colleges. The new procedures will affect math and writing classes at community colleges and universities. Under the new program, freshman who are not working at a university level …

MTSU students received 37 awards and two honorable mentions at the 2016 Tennessee AP Broadcast and Media Editors College Contest on Saturday in Nashville. The contest, which was held at the John Seigenthaler First Amendment Center, honors the best work in college journalism in the state of Tennessee. Of the 37 awards, members of Sidelines won seven individual awards. In addition …

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NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The Latest on the trial for a Vanderbilt University football player who is accused of sexually assaulting a former student in a dorm room (all times local): 11:25 p.m. A jury has found a former Vanderbilt University football player guilty of raping an unconscious student in a dorm. It took jurors less than three …

AP NEWs

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Texas A&M coach Kevin Sumlin downplayed the turmoil his Aggies have been through over the past month, losing not one but both of their top quarterbacks. In the end, it might have been a bit much asking a third-string quarterback to make his first career start in a bowl game. Jake …

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The Tennessean//Associated Press NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A top Republican in the Tennessee Legislature wants the National Guard to round up Syrian refugees who have settled in the state and stop any others who might enter. House Republican Caucus Chairman Glen Casada of Franklin tells The Tennessean (http://tnne.ws/1HXp3HJ ) that he wants the refugees taken to …