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ymcamidtn.org/brentwood

BRENTWOOD, Tenn. (WMOT)  --  A member of the Brentwood YMCA says he was sexually assaulted several times at the facility and that staff member were aware of the incident.

The Tennessean says Adam Boswell has filed a $1 million lawsuit against YMCA and the man he accuses of attacking him.

Boswell says he was assaulted four times between July, 2015, and February, 2016, of this year in the Y’s sauna, Jacuzzi pool and locker room.

The lawsuit names his attacker as Jack Dabney, a former Advisory Board member at the Brentwood Y.

capitol.tn.gov

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee's Republican House speaker says she now supports convening a special session to expel a state lawmaker accused of sexually harassing at least 22 women.

Democrats this week called for the special session in order to deny Republican Rep. Jeremy Durham a pension of more than $300 per month even if he's not re-elected this year.

.anthem.com

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee is joining a federal lawsuit to stop the merger of major health insurance companies.

State Attorney General Herbert Slatery says in a release Thursday that the move by Blue Cross-Blue Shield insurer Anthem to acquire Cigna would reduce competition in Tennessee and could affect benefits, premiums and care.

The other states joining the lawsuit are California, Colorado, Connecticut, Georgia, Iowa, Maryland, Maine, New Hampshire, New York, and Virginia, plus the District of Columbia.

Heat, humidity prompts Hazardous Weather Advisory

Jul 21, 2016
NWS

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. (WMOT)  --  If recent weather seems unusually hot to you, even for Middle Tennessee in late July, the Weather Service says you’re not imagining things.

Nashville based Weather Service meteorologist Matt Reagan says it’s been unusually hot and sticky

“Average high this time of year for Nashville and the surrounding area is 89 (degrees). So, we’ve been hovering in the low 90s, and on the hot days even up into the mid-90s. So we have been running a few degrees above normal,” he said.

cdc.gov

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WMOT)  --  Tennessee children will be heading back to school soon, but officials say some are turned away every year because their parents failed to get them the required immunizations.

Dr. Kelly Moore with the Tennessee Department of Health says children attending school for the first time are required to present an Immunization Certificate. She says students enrolling in seventh grade and in college could also be turned away if they don’t get the right booster shots.

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