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1 hr ago | 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

5 hrs ago | 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

10 hrs ago | 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

11 hrs ago | 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

12 hrs ago | 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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14 hrs ago | 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

14 hrs ago | 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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15 hrs ago | 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

17 hrs ago | 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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19 hrs ago | 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

23 hrs ago | 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

WBIR-TV Knoxville

Tennessee man accused of threatening Obama, RomneyTennessee man...

Authorities have arrested a Tennessee man who allegedly threatened to kill President Barack Obama, former presidential candidate Mitt Romney and Tennessee man accused of threatening Obama, Romney Authorities have arrested a Tennessee man who allegedly threatened to kill President Barack Obama, former presidential candidate Mitt Romney and Check out ... (more)

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Mitt Romney

WKRN

New tool lets Tennessee parents see daycare violation records

A new tool is helping parents keep track of their children's daycare. Starting this month, the State of Tennessee is putting daycare inspection reports online.

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Related Topix: Tennessee Government, Kids, Family

Business Journal

Beretta moving all Maryland firearms manufacturing to new Tennessee facility

Beretta USA is moving all of its Prince George's County manufacturing operations to its new production facility in Tennessee, a move that will reportedly result in the loss of 160 jobs in Maryland.

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Related Topix: Maryland, Tennessee Government

WGNS-AM Murfreesboro

Fewer teens giving birth and less teens using alcohol in Tennessee

Tennessee is 36th this year in the annual KIDS COUNT National Data Book ranking on child well-being, better than its 39th ranking in 2013.

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Related Topix: Tennessee Government, Family, Kids, Health Insurance, Healthcare Law, Law

WTVC

TBI: 24-year-old inmate killed at prison

The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation is looking into what led up to an inmate being killed at Northeast Correctional Complex in Mountain City.

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Related Topix: State Prisons, Northeast Correctional Complex, Prison

Ledger-Enquirer.com

Tennessee restaurant owner welcomes gun owners

Shiloh Brew and Chew owner Sharma Floyd says put up the sign after seeing a news account of a business being robbed after posting a sign saying guns were not allowed in the building.

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