All posts tagged "tennessee"

  • Rebecca Hargrove, second from right, president and CEO of the Tennessee Lottery, presents a ceremonial check to John Robinson, right; his wife, Lisa, second from left; and their daughter, Tiffany, left; after the Robinson's winning Powerball ticket was authenticated at the Tennessee Lottery headquarters Friday, Jan. 15, 2016, in Nashville, Tenn. The ticket was one of three winning tickets in the $1.6 billion jackpot drawing. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey)
    Warehouse worker takes third of $1.6 billion Powerball pot

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A small town warehouse supervisor turned in one of three tickets splitting the world-record $1.6 billion Powerball jackpot on Friday, and swiftly announced that he would take his money now, giving up hundreds...

    • Posted January 15, 2016
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    Did you know there are 6 Korean American Associations in Tennessee?

    Korea Times project, part 5 By James Goo MEMPHIS, TENNESSEE — Memphis, Tennessee, famous as the birthplace of Elvis Presley and as the city where Martin Luther King, Jr., was assassinated, lies along the Mississippi River in...

    • Posted August 28, 2015
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    Louder voices against common core

    Tennessee, Oklahoma, and Georgia — three states that received failing grades by Harvard’s Director of the Program on Educational Policy and Governance Paul Peterson in his “State Proficiency Standards Strength” evaluation — are forced by Common Core...

    • Posted May 4, 2015
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  • Austin Hargrove, left, and Haley Hracke, right, help recover personal items from a friends home that was destroyed by Sunday's tornado, Tuesday, April 29, 2014, in Vilonia, Ark.  A dangerous storm system that spawned a chain of deadly tornadoes over three days flattened homes and businesses, forced frightened residents in more than half a dozen states to take cover and left tens of thousands in the dark Tuesday morning. (AP Photo/Eric Gay)
    Tornadoes kill at least 28, and it’s not over

    Deadly tornadoes swept across the Midwest and South over two days, causing a death toll of at least 28 and throwing multiple states into chaos. And more are coming. The tornadoes continue to terrorize the area Tuesday,...

    • Posted April 29, 2014
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  • Hankook Tire to Set Up Plant in Tennessee

    (Yonhap) Hankook Tire Co., the world’s seventh-largest tire maker by sales, has decided to set up a plant in the state of Tennessee, a senior U.S. auto industry official said Wednesday. Senior officials of the South Korean...

    • Posted October 10, 2013
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