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Rep. John Duncan among congressmen pushing VA to sell boutique hotel in France

Tennessee Congressman John Duncan is among a cohort of lawmakers that have filed a bill that would force the VA to sell a boutique hotel...

Station Camp chases playoff return

Last season, Station Camp fans could have easily said, “what if?” on many different occasions. This year's version of the Bison football squad hopes those...

International Bluegrass Music Awards nominees announced

“It's About Tyme” — Russell Moore & IIIrd Tyme Out (Label: Break A String). “Runaway Train” ... "Fireball" — Special Consensus featuring Rob Ickes, Trey...

Rep. John Duncan has fond memories of meeting eight presidents

WASHINGTON – Six decades later, U.S. Rep. John J. Duncan Jr. clearly remembers standing beside his mother and watching in awe as President Dwight Eisenhower...

Rep. John Duncan Jr. says he has prostate cancer

WASHINGTON – U.S. Rep. John J. Duncan Jr., the senior member of Tennessee's congressional delegation, said Tuesday he has been diagnosed with prostate cancer. The...

May 1-15, 2016, Entertainment Calendar

MAY 2 LISA LOEB'S NURSERY RHYME PARADE KIDS SHOW: 4 p.m. City Winery, $15, citywinery.com. Chris Pizzello / Invision / AP. MAY 2 PUNCH BROTHERS:...

Reed, Short to play in BCAT All-Star Games

Short is a part of the 11-member East team, which will be coached by Pickett County's Brent Smith, Smith County's Scott Moore and Rossview's Justin...

Tennessee lawmaker seeks to regulate political intelligence industry

John Duncan, R-Tenn., say political intelligence gathering should be subject to the same public disclosure rules that apply to lobbyists. “There is this whole other...

Lawmakers want UT chief to resign after holiday post

ExaminerPost.com (blog)John J. Duncan of Tennessee said he was "personally embarrassed" by the post, which offers best practices for "inclusive holiday celebrations in the workplace."...

Titans WR Kendall Wright fast friends with Cowboys WR

Tennessee Titans wide receiver Kendall Wright (13) scores a touchdown in front of Kansas City Chiefs cornerback Sean Smith (21) in the second half of...

Rams look to stay near the top

Jamarcus Alexander and Hunter Beaty will also play in the secondary. “We are very quick and aggressive defensively,” Beasley – whose squad had preseason scrimmages...

NHL Western Conference power rankings

Chicago added the aging Brad Richards to help solidify its depth at center. He joins an already powerful group that includes forwards Jonathan Toews, Patrick...

Planners back idea to save Cowboy Jack Clement's house

The city has also been grappling with how to preserve recording studios of cultural significance following the sale of the RCA building, which is home...

Mt. Juliet seeks growth it can live with

One of the state's fastest-growing cities struggles to find the right rate of expansion. ... Mt. Juliet Mayor Ed Hagerty and Commissioner Ray Justice walk...

Lyle Lovett's Nashville entry came courtesy of kindness

Thirty years ago this summer, in late June of 1984, Lyle Lovett first came to Nashville. He was here by the grace of a friend,...

Felled by TVA, tree becomes work of art for Franklin woman

(Photo: John Partipilo / ) ... The Lorax, which is a Dr. Seuss character who's a champion for trees, is one of the figures...

Charter boosters tip financing scales in school board races

That PAC is no longer active, but two of those behind it, John Eason and Townes Duncan, have contributed individually this year. Mary DeLoache, wife...

Accomplice enters plea in murder case, names triggerman

After the hearing, which lasted less than 10 minutes, Moore said he no longer needs Phillips as a witness since he has already testified under...

On the court, Blue Raiders look a little green

When I look at a couple of them real quick, I'll say the wrong name," Rozier said. "But I know how they feel. ... Ed...

Obama, Bush remember Howard Baker

NBCNews.com John J. Duncan Jr., R-Knoxville. "America is starved for his kind of bipartisan leadership. He was our country's finest." — Rep. Jim Cooper, D-Nashville. "Senator...

William Morris Endeavor signs on for new Gulch tower

The move should provide WME more room for growth, said Greg Oswald, co-head along with Rob Beckham of the agency's Nashville office. “It's an opportunity...

Black sees increase in PAC campaign funding

And Black doesn't even have the highest percentage in the Tennessee delegation — Rep. Stephen Cohen, D-Memphis, has received 83 percent of his money from...

Stacey Campfield musical planned

John J. Duncan Jr. for an altercation with another guest that started when he trailed Phil Bredesen, at the time the Democratic nominee for governor,...

Political Notebook: Another candidate for mayor?

... Carr didn't let Chris Christie's endorsement of his Republican primary opponent get him down. He used the New Jersey governor's suggestion during a Tennessee...

Joe Carr puts positive spin on Christie's 'dumb' comment

Senate candidate Joe Carr didn't let Chris Christie's endorsement of his primary opponent get him down. He used the New Jersey governor's suggestion on Friday...

Congressional staffers capitalize on the experience

Lamar Alexander's staff has gone on to become “senior federal relations advocate” for Wal-Mart. Others lobby for organizations like the Business Roundtable and the United...

Newgarden finishes Indy 500 practice

1 and 2 on the final practice speed chart. Kanaan turned a fast lap of 227.838 mph and Dixon saw a quick lap of 227.773.

Charter issue may dominate school board races — again

The push in 2012 coalesced around a political action committee called Great Public Schools, led by three investors and Nashville charter philanthropists Bill DeLoache, Townes...

Seven to participate in state track

... Alexander Sleenhof Ravenwood 53-7.25Discus throw1 Brett Neelly Gallatin 173-02 Alexander Sleenhof Ravenwood 138-113 Deion Sims Independence 136-0110-meter hurdles1 Ben Johnson McGavock 15.702 Drake Watson...

Most TN reps stay quiet about voting rights legislation

Diane Black of Gallatin, Marsha Blackburn of Brentwood, Stephen Fincher of Frog Jump, Chuck Fleischmann of Ooltewah, John Duncan Jr. of Knoxville and Phil Roe...

One way Chattanooga is better than Nashville

The electric company creates "fast lanes" for your competitors — big corporations — that pay to get electricity first and fastest. Their customers can reach...

Nashville People in Business

Previously, Saknini was a project manager with Clement Group. WEX Fleet One has announced several ... Michelle Marshall and Tony Tab have joined Berkshire Hathaway...

MTSU will test quarterbacks in spring football game

Also, junior-college transfer receiver Ed Batties will sit out Saturday's game with a knee injury. His long-term status has not been ... All three need...

School board veteran won't run again

In the School Board races, all of the incumbents are seeking re-election except Will Duncan, who has represented the 9th District for more than two...

Baker, Hatfield play roles in All-Star shootout

... School of Nashville. (Photo: Chris Brooks/Hendersonville Star News) .... WEST (95) – Shelbie Davenport 23, Keiana Gilbert 16, Chelsea Nelson 14, Janie White 11,...

Legislative races draw big crowds from both parties

Finally, Democrat Christopher Moth has assigned himself a formidable task: defeating House Speaker Beth Harwell, the Republican who has represented District 56 since 1988. •...

Prep roundup: WHHS soccer team tops Mt. Juliet

Shimer, Rafael Battad and Seth Battad won in singles to clinch the match for the Hawks, while Michael Locke, Alexander O'Connor and Jackson Morris claimed...

Auto notes: Power dominates IndyCar opener

Darrell Wallace, who won at Martinsville last fall, was second, followed by Ben Kennedy, Johnny Sauter and Ryan Blaney. Mercedes goes 1-2 at F1 race:...

IndyCar preview: Driver moves, engine changes

Chron.com He'll have a fast Penske car, too. Dragon drivers to KV: Filling seats vacated by Kanaan and Simona De Silvestro, KV now employs Sebastien Bourdais...

Murfreesboro mosque judge recuses self from hearing

ICM attorney John Green of Murfreesboro convinced Corlew to back down because the chancellor previously ruled in a different case that the Rutherford County Regional...

Rep. Jim Cooper leads Tennessee on privately-funded travel

John Duncan Jr., R-Knoxville, while Reps. Marsha Blackburn, R-Brentwood, and Diane Black, R-Gallatin, took two each. Rep. Phil Roe, R-Johnson City, took three. One of...

CW baseball grabs district win

Mathis Duncan slammed the ball into right field to get on third base and Williams sent him home on a sacrifice hit into centerfield that...