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Emergency management officials say the latest winter storm has claimed three lives in Tennessee. Tennessee Emergency Management Agency spokesman Dean Flener says all three victims died in weather-related traffic accidents. One in Wilson County killed a 35-year-old woman on Wednesday. On Thursday, an accident in Dickson County killed a 46-year-old man and one in Campbell …

After coming to Tennessee twice in the last three months, the Obama administration gave the Volunteer State even more while announcing executive actions in his “Made in Rural America” initiative. Tennessee’s merchandise exports made a record-breaking $33 billion in 2014 according to a release from the White House Press Secretary citing a Department of Commerce study. …

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State officials say the storms and freezing temperatures this past week in Tennessee caused 22 deaths. Gov. Bill Haslam elevated Tennessee on Saturday to a higher level state of emergency, meaning hard-hit areas may be eligible for state and federal assistance. Forecasters say the heavy precipitation has gone, but most of the state will see …

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Rains and above-freezing temperatures throughout much of Tennessee are causing flooding and slick roadways. Gov. Bill Haslam elevated Tennessee on Saturday to a higher level state of emergency, meaning hard-hit areas may be eligible for state and federal assistance. Power outages spiked from less than 10,000 Saturday morning to 50,459 by the afternoon. About 33,000 …

Tennessee is expected to get another wave of snow and ice on Friday. Forecasters say most of the state will see snow before transitioning over to a mixture of freezing rain and sleet, then rain as temperatures start to warm up. West Tennessee is expected to get about a quarter-inch of freezing rain on Friday, …

The Tennessee Emergency Management Agency says the state remains in a state of emergency as it deals with more snow, subfreezing temperatures and slick roads. The agency said on Wednesday morning that another inch of snow fell overnight between Nashville and the Kentucky border, and travel along roadways is hazardous due to the pavement re-freezing. …