Local high school football teams suit up despite warnings from health officials

We are one week away from the start of high school football in the state of Tennessee. Local teams are suiting up even as health experts are speaking up and announcing that it is not safe to play because of COVID-19.

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Joe Biden is calling for a nationwide protective mask mandate over the next three months.
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Funeral home delivered wrong body in casket to memorial, Houston family says

The family says the funeral home refunded their money after the incident, but they plan on filing a lawsuit.


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Health officials tested people who came in contact with the product, and all results were negative. Officials did not say the brand of the chicken product.


  Local high school football teams suit up despite warnings from health officials

MAC becomes first conference to postpone fall sports, ESPN sources expect more to come

The MAC is a part of the Group of 5 Conferences which the AAC and Memphis play in.


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Man allegedly lured into Wash. woods to die survives thanks to dog

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