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With many people exercising outdoors instead of indoor gyms and studios, it is important to be aware of the dangers of heat illnesses brought on by exertion and the steps that can be taken to safely exercise in the heat, according to the American Heart Association.

The EPA is reviewing whether emissions testing in Tennessee should end, and the public has an opportunity to weigh in on the issue.

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Gov. Bill Lee and his health commissioner on Wednesday said they are working to enable local governments to mandate mask use and they both spoke against people who “pack” into bars and graduations and people who don’t wear masks, and hinted the state will continue enacting measures until there is a vaccine.

Dr. Michael Caldwell, director of the Metro Public Health Department issued public health order 8 that mandated the use of facial coverings or masks. 

Metro Nashville police said a man shot and killed his wife and then turned the gun on himself Friday afternoon in Hermitage.

Wilson County resident Angela Bailey has come full circle from her first teaching job at McGavock in 1992 to becoming the new principal of Tennessee’s second-largest high school – McGavock High School.

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Tennessee Governor Bill Lee on Monday signed Executive Order No. 50 to extend the State of Emergency related to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic to Aug. 29. The order allows the continued suspension of various laws and regulations and other measures in these orders to facilitate the treatment and containment of COVID-19 through regulatory flexibility, promoting social distancing and avoidance of large gatherings, and protecting vulnerable populations.

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Metro Nashville police said a man shot and killed his wife and then turned the gun on himself Friday afternoon in Hermitage. 

Tennessee lawmakers recently approved legislation to protect businesses, schools and nonprofits from coronavirus-based lawsuits as the state continues to reopen amid the COVID-19 pandemic.

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The Donelson-Hermitage Chamber of Commerce recently launched a special campaign that will initially focus on local non-national franchise restaurants to “show them some extra love” and help boost business as they navigate to a somewhat more normal capacity.