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48 min ago | The Jackson Sun

Haslam announces first rural veterans cemetery in TennesseeHaslam...

Haslam announces first rural veterans cemetery in Tennessee The new veterans cemetery will serve more than 45,000 veterans.

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Related Topix: Henderson County, TN, Parkers Crossroads, TN, US Military, US News, US Air Force, US National Guard

2 hrs ago | WKRN

Tennessee man charged with 2004 slaying

TV in Knoxville reported that Cocke County deputies arrested 60-year-old Boyd James on Wednesday.

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2 hrs ago | The Leaf-Chronicle

Tennesseans to share $10 million in refundsTennesseans to share $10...

Tennesseans to share $10 million in refunds The refunds will average $53 per family Check out this story on theleafchronicle.com: http://leafne.ws/1mIZ9eU More than 336,000 Tennessee residents will split $10 million in refunds from health insurance companies because of a provision in the Affordable Care Act.

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Related Topix: Tennessee Government, Healthcare Law, Law, Medicaid, Health

4 hrs ago | WATE-TV Knoxville

Heiskell woman killed in Clinton accident

An Anderson County quarterback is receiving a big honor Thursday night at the Greater Knoxville Sports Hall of Fame banquet.

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Related Topix: Clinton, TN, Anderson County, TN, Heiskell, TN

4 hrs ago | Business Journal

a Koch bothers direct ire, money against Tennessee judges

The Tennessee chapter of Americans for Prosperity , a network of conservative organizations founded and funded by billionaire industrialists Charles and David Koch , says it is launching "a major new effort" to unseat three Tennessee Supreme Court justices and the state's attorney general.

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Related Topix: Tennessee Government, US Governors, Phil Bredesen

9 hrs ago | NewsOne

Tenn. Man Accused Of Threatening To Kill Obama

A man left profanity-filled voicemails with Tennessee's homeland security office threatening to kill President Barack Obama and other officials, saying in one that he would "light Nashville up," according to court documents.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Paul Ryan, Tennessee Government

Wed Jul 23, 2014

Chattanoogan.com

Seven Additional Tennessee Counties Quarantined For Emerald Ash Borer

A quarantine for Emerald Ash Borer, an invasive insect that destroys ash trees, has been expanded to seven additional counties in Middle and East Tennessee.

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Related Topix: Tennessee Government, Entomology, Science, US News, United States Department of Agriculture, Agriculture

The Jackson Sun

Former USJ employee pleads guilty to write and tax fraudFormer USJ...

Jessica Nicole Pinkerton, 33, of Humboldt, pleaded guilty today to a criminal information charging her with one count of wire fraud and one count of Former USJ employee pleads guilty to wire and tax fraud Jessica Nicole Pinkerton, 33, of Humboldt, pleaded guilty today to a criminal information charging her with one count of wire fraud and one count ... (more)

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Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law, Law, Prison, US News, US Federal Bureau of Investigation, Tax

The Jackson Sun

No bond for men accused of kidnapping, murderNo bond for men accused...

No bond for men accused of kidnapping, murder Luis Galvan Mendoza and Juan Carlos Ramirez will remain in jail without bond.

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Related Topix: Prison

Examiner.com

Growing evidence: Public backs gun rights, more armed citizens

There is growing anecdotal evidence that the public is not as fearful of firearms as gun prohibitionists contend, as underscored by the national popularity of a "guns welcome" restaurant in Tennessee, an open carry eatery in Colorado , and yesterday's reports of spiking concealed carry licensing in South Carolina and Kansas .

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Related Topix: Tennessee Government, Colorado, Colorado Government, Guns, Kansas, Washington, Washington Government

Tomahawk Online

There has been a lot of variation among Tennessee's governors

As I learn more about the governors of Tennessee, it becomes clear to me that there has been much variation among them.

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WTVC

Tennessee diamond dealer sued over pricing

A Tennessee jewelry store is being sued after a customer accused them of selling diamonds for more than the jewels are worth.

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Related Topix: Tennessee Government

Business Journal

Tennessee farmers to learn about drones' agriculture applications

The non-military use of unmanned aerial vehicles isn't just a business interest of Amazon.com and other web-based or startup businesses.

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WATE-TV Knoxville

Three suspects arrested after drive by shooting in Knoxville

The Knoxville Police Department has arrested three individuals suspected of carrying out a drive by shooting Tuesday morning on Wallace Street in Knoxville.

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Related Topix: Violent Crime, Knoxville, TN

WKRN

Woman arrested after slapping, threatening to kill woman at Kroger

It all started with a verbal altercation between Amy Jaudon, 43, and the employee inside the Kroger on Murfreesboro Pike at Nashboro Boulevard.

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WKRN

Wooden cross found burned outside Clarksville church

Pastor Vernon Hooks of New Hope Missionary Baptist Church received a phone call from church members around 6:30 a.m. Tuesday after one of them spotted the burnt cross leaning up against the church's garage gate as they were driving to work.

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Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law, Law

WBIR-TV Knoxville

ABLE Act would benefit East Tennesseans with disabilitiesABLE Act...

U.S. lawmakers will look at a bill on Wednesday morning, focused on helping people with disabilities gain more independence.

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Related Topix: Healthcare Law, Law, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Bob Corker, Lamar Alexander

Tue Jul 22, 2014

Examiner.com

Vote Campfield Tennessee Senate District 7

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Related Topix: Tennessee Government, Knoxville, TN

WBIR-TV Knoxville

Beretta USA to move all manufacturing to Tennessee

Firearms maker Beretta U.S.A. has decided to move all of its manufacturing from Maryland to the new production facility it plans to build in Gallatin.

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Related Topix: Gallatin, TN, Sumner County, TN

ClickOnDetroit

Appeals courts differ on Obamacare

It was a tale of two rulings -- the best of times and the worst of times for Obamacare in the federal appeals courts.

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Related Topix: Healthcare Law, Law, US News, District of Columbia Circuit Court of Appeals, US Politics, Lamar Alexander, US Senate, Republican, Orrin Hatch

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