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The company plans to accomplish this by way of a future location to open on the second story of 99 East Main Street downtown with 16,700 square feet above Salons By JC and others.

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Tennessee Attorney General Herbert Slatery, along with the attorneys general of Ohio and Kentucky, is suing the Biden administration over its vaccine mandate for federal contractors.  

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The Tennessee Department of Health has now reported a total of 1,246,815 cases of COVID-19 across the state, up 2,445 cases on Thursday from 10,024,136 new test results — a 10.4-percent positivity rate.

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The Tennessee Department of Health has now reported a total of 1,238,023 cases of COVID-19 across the state, up 1,081 cases on Monday from 9,967,636 new test results — a 12.1 percent positivity rate.

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The Tennessee Department of Health has now reported a total of 1,217,394 cases of COVID-19 across the state, up 2,061 cases on Monday from 17,983 new test results — an 11.1 percent positivity rate.

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The Tennessee Department of Health has now reported a total of 1,203,930 cases of COVID-19 across the state, up 3,974 cases on Thursday from 21,186 new test results — a 13.4 percent positivity rate.

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The Tennessee Department of Health has now reported a total of 1,190,689 cases of COVID-19 across the state, up 1,500 cases on Monday from 10,507 new test results — an 11.8 percent positivity rate.

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Tennessee Attorney General Herbert Slatery put his opposition to President Joe Biden's proposed vaccine mandate in writing Thursday, sending a letter to the White House that challenged the legality of the policy. 

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The Tennessee Department of Health has now reported a total of 1,154,966 cases of COVID-19 across the state, up 3,912 cases on Monday from 18,660 new test results — a 17.7 percent positivity rate.

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The Tennessee Department of Health has now reported a total of 1,119,545 cases of COVID-19 across the state, up 4,200 cases on Thursday from 15,595 new test results — a 21.1 percent positivity rate.

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Dr. Michelle Fiscus, who was Tennessee's top vaccine official until she was unceremoniously fired in July amid Republican attacks on the state health department, is now suing the state in federal court for defamation. 

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The Tennessee Department of Health has now reported a total of 1,064,427 cases of COVID-19 across the state, up 3,199 cases on Thursday from 8,652 new test results — a 24.8 percent positivity rate.

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The U.S. Department of Education’s Office for Civil Rights is investigating Republican Gov. Bill Lee’s decision to allow parents to opt students out of local school mask requirements because the rule may “discriminate against students with disabilities who are at heightened risk for severe i…

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A dispute between local school districts implementing masking requirements and Tennessee government officials escalated this week as President Joe Biden said he would “use all available tools” to help districts facing pushback from conservative state governments.

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The Tennessee Department of Health will soon offer third doses of the Pfizer and Moderna COVID-19 vaccines for immunocompromised individuals. The announcement was made on Monday following recommendations from the Food and Drug Administration and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention…

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Parents across the state can now opt their K-12 students out of school mask mandates after Republican Gov. Bill Lee on Monday issued an executive order clawing back some power from local school boards and other bodies.

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The Tennessee Department of Health has now reported a total of 936,614 cases of COVID-19 across the state, up 5,507 cases on Thursday from 25,828 new test results — a 16.5 percent positivity rate.

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A report from the Beacon Center of Tennessee says states that initiated strict lockdowns to mitigate COVID-19 last year saw steeper job losses than those who reopened more quickly and concludes that public officials should seek to mitigate future variants' spread in a more narrow fashion to …

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Tennessee House Republicans have formally asked GOP Gov. Bill Lee to call a special session for the purpose of cracking down on local school boards and other agencies that are instituting new mask and other COVID-19 rules as the virus continues a late-summer rising tide.

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Thursday morning, Vanderbilt University Medical Center announced that its hospitals have begun postponing inpatient surgeries due to the dramatic increase in patients hospitalized for COVID-19, a seasonal rise in trauma cases, and a record total of admissions of "regular" pediatric and respi…

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The Center for Disease Control and Prevention updated their public health recommendations for the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic this week, which most notably recommends that even fully vaccinated people wear masks in public indoor settings where there is a substantial or high risk of transmittin…

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The Tennessee Department of Health has released records related to the firing of Michelle Fiscus, the state’s former top vaccine official, that allege multiple conduct issues leading up to her termination earlier this week. Fiscus says they are lies. 

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Nutrition club Digg That Nutrition will open in Brentwood with a ribbon cutting ceremony next month as a ministry targeting public school athletic departments.

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The Federal Emergency Management Agency is offering COVID-19 funeral assistance aimed at reimbursing some costs accrued by those who have lost loved ones from the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.

In the weeks after the killing of George Floyd, protestors took to Nashville streets and Republican Gov. Bill Lee said he would work with Tennessee law enforcement agencies to seek out possible reforms.

After a 2020 in which Tennessee lawmakers passed one of the strictest anti-abortion laws in the country (which was promptly struck down by a federal judge), abortion policy has not been front-and-center at the Tennessee General Assembly in 2021. But lawmakers couldn’t leave town without push…

Tennessee Attorney General Herbert Slatery is suing the federal government, arguing that strings tied to the billions of dollars in relief money coming to the state via the American Rescue Plan are unconstitutional.

As deployment of the various COVID-19 vaccines accelerates, some Tennessee lawmakers are working to prevent residents from being required to get the shot — to varying degrees of success and despite state officials’ declaration that no such mandate was forthcoming.

Gov. Bill Lee’s Financial Stimulus Accountability Group is pivoting from the first round of federal coronavirus relief funds to the latest, under the expectation that nearly $9 billion will flow to state and local governments in Tennessee.

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Outbreaks of COVID-19 are hinting at a comeback in Tennessee as state health officials grapple with a greater-than-expected hesitancy to get vaccinated, particularly among conservative white men in rural counties. 

The Metro Public Health Department announced on Tuesday that it will host a massive drive-thru COVID-19 vaccination event on March 20. The event will be located in Lots A, B, C and D at Nissan Stadium in downtown Nashville.

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It has been one year since the first case of COVID-19 was identified in Tennessee and sent the state toward a new normal. Nearly 200 Nashville Post readers recently responded to a survey about how their businesses have managed operational changes and the economic fallout of the pandemic. Bel…

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Williamson Inc. held a virtual town hall with Williamson County Health Department officials and local hospital leaders where medical professionals offered an insight into the state of the COVID-19 response in Middle Tennessee nearly one year into the pandemic. 

Marquita Bradshaw pulled off one of 2020’s biggest political upsets when she won the Democratic nomination for retiring U.S. Sen. Lamar Alexander’s seat, besting a well-funded candidate supported by national Democrats while spending less than $25,000.

More than 70,000 people have participated in virtual court hearings in Tennessee this year, according to data kept by the Tennessee Administrative Office of the Courts, and judicial leaders could look to make permanent some of the operational changes made in response to the spread of COVID-19.

Tennessee health officials have identified a more contagious variant of the novel coronavirus, known as B117, within the state, and are warning that it could accelerate outbreaks just as they show signs of abating. 

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Tennessee’s COVID-19 vaccine rollout has been delayed after the federal Operation Warp Speed failed to follow through on distribution promises. 

Tennessee House members on Friday approved a first-in-the-nation Medicaid block grant plan, following their Senate counterparts, who passed the resolution on Thursday.