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  Tennessee Titans Team Page
Tennessee defensive tackle Albert Haynesworth sat out his third straight practice on Friday with a sore right hamstring.
The NFL Network's Adam Schefter reports that Tennessee Titans rookie running back Chris Henry is facing a four-game suspension for violating the NFL's banned-substance policy.
Tennessee Titans veteran defensive tackle Cory Simon announced his retirement on Thursday after eight NFL seasons.
www.nfl.com /teams/news/TEN   (728 words)

Nashville by way of the Cumberland and Tennessee Rivers, and in the same year, a public meeting or convention was held in Nashville, which adopted articles of agreement for the common defense and welfare, the control of this Government being vested in a court of government of notables, consisting of ten.
Tennessee, in the summer of 1866, and was originally intended for the amusement of a band of young men who had returned from the Confederate army.
Tennessee regiments, or who were citizens of the state at the time of the enlistment in the regiments of other states.
www.newadvent.org /cathen/14508a.htm   (4311 words)

  Tennessee - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Tennessee is known as the "Volunteer State", a nickname it earned during the War of 1812, in which volunteer soldiers from Tennessee played a prominent role, especially during the Battle of New Orleans.
In Tennessee, the Gulf Coastal Plain is divided into three sections that extend from the Tennessee River in the east to the Mississippi River in the west.
(Tennessee County was the predecessor to current-day Montgomery County).
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Tennessee   (3003 words)

 DEA Briefs & Background, Drugs and Drug Abuse, State Factsheets, Tennessee
Tennessee is predominantly a "user" and a transshipment state, not a major source area for any drug except domestically grown marijuana.
Abusers of cocaine in Tennessee tend to consume the drug in crack form-a change from the preferred cocaine HCl abuse of a few years ago-making crack the current most popular drug of abuse among Tennessee residents.
Tennessee accounts for 75 percent of the methamphetamine lab seizures in the Southeast.
www.dea.gov /pubs/states/tennessee.html   (955 words)

 Tennessee (U.S.)   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Tennessee is divided into three regions - the Tennessee River divides West Tennessee from Middle Tennessee, and East Tennessee is the area of the Smokey Mountains and east - the "Grand Divisions.
This flag was adopted as the official flag of the State of Tennessee by an act of the Legislature passed and approved April 17, 1905.
The author of the article was apparently not familiar with Tennessee, and, rather than consulting Tennessee sources for an explanation of her flag, he seems to have invented a theory based upon the coincidence that Tennessee was the sixteenth state to be admitted to the American Union, i.e., the third after the original thirteen.
fotw.vexillum.com /flags/us-tn.html   (1413 words)

 Tennessee Apartments
The majority of Tennessee's population lives in urban areas, although farms are prevalent and agriculture still plays a role in the state economy.
Tennessee is a leading producer of tobacco, and other farm products include livestock, cotton, dairy and greenhouse products.
Tennessee is the third most affordable state to live in, with an overall cost of living more than 10% below the national average.
www.rent.com /rentals/tennessee   (634 words)

 Tennessee Independent Media Center: feature/15909   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Today, throughout the state of Tennessee, from Knoxville to Memphis, thousands of immigrants and supporters joined millions across the country in a National Day of Action.
Today's events were peaceful reminders that immigrants who live in Tennessee work hard and contribute to its economic and cultural fabric, and that punitive measures proposed by some lawmakers would only increase the suffering and exploitation of our neighbors, friends, and community members.
Immigrants and their allies in East Tennessee held a vigil in front of the offices of U.S. Senators Frist and Alexander, and U.S. Representative Duncan.
www.tnimc.org /feature/display/15909/index.php   (325 words)

 Tennessee School Choice
Tennessee offers three types of charters: schools for students who were previously in schools that had failed to make "adequate yearly progress"; programs that are "designed to address the needs of students with special needs, as specified by the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act"; and converted public schools.
The Tennessee law stipulates that at least 75 percent of a converted public school's enrollment must be composed of students from a school that had not met state performance standards or students who are eligible for the free or reduced-price lunch program.
Tennessee 102nd General Assembly, Archive Information regarding H.B. Tennessee Department of Education, "Summary of the Tennessee Charter Schools Act of 2002," at www.state.tn.us/education/ci/cichartersch/index.htm.
www.heritage.org /Research/Education/Schools/tennessee.cfm   (1366 words)

 USN Ships--USS Tennessee (BB-43)
USS Tennessee, a 32,300-ton battleship, was built at the New York Navy Yard.
Moored inboard of USS West Virginia (BB-48), she was hit by two bombs, which damaged two of her four gun turrets, and was scorched by burning oil from the sunken USS Arizona.
In October, Tennessee's guns pounded the Leyte invasion area as U.S. forces returned to the Philippines, and, on the night of 24-25 October, she helped sink the Japanese battleship Yamashiro in the Battle of Surigao Strait.
www.history.navy.mil /photos/sh-usn/usnsh-t/bb43.htm   (829 words)

 MWP: Tennessee Williams (1911-1983)
One of America’s greatest playwrights, and certainly the greatest ever from the South, Tennessee Williams wrote fiction and motion picture screenplays, but he is acclaimed primarily for his play—nearly all of which are set in the South, but which at their best rise above regionalism to approach universal themes.
Thomas Lanier Williams was born in Columbus, Mississippi, on March 26, 1911, the first son and second child of Cornelius Coffin and Edwina Dakin Williams.
His mother, the daughter of a minister, was of genteel upbringing, while his father, a shoe salesman, came from a prestigious Tennessee family which included the state’s first governor and first senator.
www.olemiss.edu /depts/english/ms-writers/dir/williams_tennessee   (740 words)

 No. 2 North Carolina dominates No. 4 Tennessee 70-57 - USATODAY.com   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Tennessee, which entered shooting 48% from three-point range, was just 3-of-11 from beyond the arc.
Only once more did Tennessee get as close as three — Nicky Anosike's jumper with 12:51 left made it 41-38 — and Latta led the Tar Heels' response by scoring seven points during a 9-2 spurt that pushed the lead to 10 points.
Tennessee didn't get closer than five the rest of the way.
www.usatoday.com /sports/college/womensbasketball/games/2006-12-03-unc-tennessee_x.htm   (684 words)

 Tennessee Maps - Perry-Castañeda Map Collection - UT Library Online
Tennessee (base map) JPEG format (166K) County boundaries and names, county seats, rivers.
Tennessee (reference map) JPEG format (156K) Shaded relief map with state boundaries, forest cover, place names, major highways.
Tennessee (reference map) PDF format (116K) Shaded relief map with state boundaries, forest cover, place names, major highways.
www.lib.utexas.edu /maps/tennessee.html   (460 words)

 The Tennessee - The United States Mint
The Tennessee quarter, the first quarter of 2002 and sixteenth in the series, celebrates the state's contributions to our nation's musical heritage.
The fiddle represents the Appalachian music of east Tennessee, the trumpet stands for the blues of west Tennessee for which Memphis is famous, and the guitar is for central Tennessee, home to Nashville, the capital of country music.
A seven-person Tennessee Coin Commission that the Governor created sent its three favorite concepts to the Mint on June 28, 2000.
www.usmint.gov /mint_programs/50sq_program/states/index.cfm?state=TN   (198 words)

Bush won Tennessee with a comfortable plurality of 347,898 votes (14.27 percentage points), carrying 77 counties to 18 for Kerry.
A provision of the bill changed the date of the presidential preference primary from the second Tuesday in March to the second Tuesday in February.
Tennessee has early voting, starting 20 days before an election, on January 21, 2004.
www.gwu.edu /~action/2004/states/tn.htm   (421 words)

 Tennessee State Symbols Capital Constitution Flags Maps Song
Tennessee Travel &Tourism - From day trips to weekend getaways, Tenn has something for everyone.
Free Tennessee Travel Guide - Free TN Travel guides.
The three stars on the flag represent the three different land forms in Tennessee.
www.50states.com /tennesse.htm   (246 words)

 Tennessee Vacation - The State's Official Travel Planning Website
Tennessee is the perfect stage for your vacation.
Disclaimer: The use of trade, firm, or corporation names in the publication (or pages) is for the information and convenience of the reader.
Such use does not constitute an official endorsement or approval by the Tennessee Tourism Department of any product or service to the exclusion of others that may be suitable.
www.tnvacation.com   (252 words)

 N C H S - Where to Write for Vital Records - Tennessee
Birth records more than 100 years old are maintained by Tennessee Library and Archives, Archive Division, Nashville, TN 37243-0312.
Additional copies of the same birth, marriage, or divorce record, requested at the same time, are $4.00 each.
Older records are maintained by Tennessee Library and Archives, Archives Division, Nashville, TN 37243-0312.
www.cdc.gov /nchs/howto/w2w/tennesse.htm   (259 words)

 Tennessee: History, Geography, Population, and State Facts — Infoplease.com
Tennessee - Woman suffrage and politicsby Carrie Chapman Catt and Nettie Rogers Shuler The Supreme Court Speaks...
University of Tennessee - Tennessee, University of Tennessee, University of, main campus at Knoxville; land-grant and state...
Leaders of the Tennessee Academy of Science, 1912-1936: an overview and bibliography.
www.infoplease.com /ipa/A0108274.html   (482 words)

 Tennessee State Symbols Emblems Flag Seal State Horse State Tree State Bird State Flower Amphibian Game Bird Insect
Tennessee Aviation Hall of Fame, Gatlinburg-Pigeon Forge Airport in Sevier County
As adopted by the Heart of Tennessee Scottish Celebration in conjunction with all the other Scottish Societies.
The state bird of Tennessee could have been the Robin or the Cardinal or Bobwhite quail.
www.netstate.com /states/symb/tn_symb.htm   (359 words)

 TSU, Two Campuses. One University.
, Tennessee State University has grown dramatically from a small college to two campuses: the 500-acre main campus and the downtown Avon Williams campus which is located in the heart of Nashville near the State capitol.
Tennessee State University is a comprehensive, urban, coeducational land-grant university offering 45 bachelor’s degrees and 24 master degrees.
Tennessee State University, 3500 John A Merritt Blvd, Nashville, TN 37209
www.tnstate.edu   (253 words)

 IPL Kidspace: Stately Knowledge
This is the official website for the State of Tennessee.
ThingsToDo.com is an online guide to information about Tennessee's entertainment, recreation, and travel, and includes the state's interesting facts, famous people, and special events.
In addition to online Tennessee news, this digital magazine offers a special feature called "Tennessee History Classroom" to answer website visitors' questions and to assist teachers looking for more Tennessee history materials for their classrooms..
www.ipl.org /div/kidspace/stateknow/tn1.html   (366 words)

 Tennessee Bar Association
ABA President-elect Tommy Wells led a session on increasing diversity in the legal profession and spoke on “common core values” of the profession during a Wednesday visit to Nashville.
U.S. District Court Senior Judge Thomas A. Higgins administers the oath to new U.S. Attorney Edward M. Yarbrough during investiture ceremonies in Nashville on Oct. 29.
Tennessee legal community leaders (from left) Justice Gary Wade, TTLA Vice President Wayne Ritchie, TBA President Marcy Eason and TJC President Kelly Thomas meet in Gatlinburg to plan the 2008 annual convention.
www.tba.org   (279 words)

 Tennessee Republican Party | Welcome Home
The Tennessee Republican Party (TRP) website offers a quick glimpse of the greatness of our partyÂ…its people who share a love of freedom, faith and family.
NASHVILLE — A new proposal by statehouse Democrats to extend lottery-funded college scholarships to Tennessee veterans of the War on Terror would only provide them with half the money for college that they would get if a Republican proposal already pending in the state Senate were to become law.
NASHVILLE - Democrat Gov. Phil Bredesen’s grand-standing on the issue of protecting Tennessee River water from being taken by other states doesn’t make up for his administration’s gross neglect of the state’s water infrastructure needs for five years running, the Tennessee Republican Party said today.
www.tngop.org   (374 words)

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