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Sunday, Jan. 22, 2017
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A cup of coffee: Part of the daily routine
Imbibing in a cup of coffee goes back centuries and the daily ritual has not waned. Teddy Roosevelt was known to have a gallon a day habit. "Good to the Last Drop" is a familiar slogan for a popular coffee brand and it is said that Roosevelt was the originator of the phrase after being served coffee at the Hermitage here in Tennessee many years ago...
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Education presentation

Cascade Elementary School third-graders visited the Bedford County Board of Education Tuesday to demonstrate English and math lessons. During each month's board meeting, a different school makes some sort of presentation.

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  • Country star Crystal Gayle inducted in Grand Ole Opry
    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) -- Country music legend Crystal Gayle was inducted into the Grand Ole Opry in Nashville, nearly a half-century after she first walked onto its stage to perform as a teenager....
  • Thousands march in support of women in Tennessee
    MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) -- Thousands of people marched on city streets in Memphis, Nashville and other Tennessee cities on Saturday as part of a worldwide wave of demonstrations in support of women following the inauguration of President Donald Trump....
  • School official: Sanctions 'necessary and fair' after brawl
    MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) -- Representatives for the schools involved in a brawl during a Division II basketball game last week have issued statements expressing their disappointment in the behavior that led to the incident....
  • Trump protesters in Nashville chain themselves to Capitol
    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) -- Demonstrators shackled themselves to the Tennessee Capitol on Friday while others across town sat in silence during starkly different protests against President Donald Trump's inauguration....
  • School board considers taking over busing after fatal crash
    CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (AP) -- Hamilton County school officials are considering bringing busing in-house and expanding the role of its pool of independent bus drivers in the wake of a bus crash in which six children were killed last year....

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