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8 hrs ago | DreadCentrol.com

New Destination America Series Ghost Asylum and Amish Haunting Debuting in September

Destination America has two new paranormal-themed TV shows hitting the airwaves in September, and we have all the info you need on both of them right here so settle in and check out the details of "Ghost Asylum" and "Amish Haunting."

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How to do Hyperlapse Photography

This Little Kid Is DEVASTATED When His Dad "Steals" His Ear and Nose

Should the U.S. Capitol Have a POW/MIA Memorial?

Police Fatally Shoot Another Black Male Near Ferguson

12 hrs ago | The Washington Post

'Moral Monday' expands to a week of social justice action across U.S.

The Moral Monday movement, birthed by activists who protest the actions of the North Carolina General Assembly, will expand to 12 states Friday in a so-called Moral Week of Action.

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Related Topix: North Carolina Government, North Carolina, Tennessee, World News

16 hrs ago | Detroit Free Press

Movie-inspired 'Purge' campaigns on social media spark fear of bloody copycats

"In five seconds, you will experience anarchy." So begins the theatrical trailer for "The Purge: Anarchy."

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21 hrs ago | The Jackson Sun

Tenn. launches "It Has to Stop" campagin fora

Tenn. launches "It Has to Stop" campagin for trafficking The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation has launched a new initiative to raise awareness of human trafficking.

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22 hrs ago | Chattanoogan.com

Roy Exum: The CEO's 95% Raise

There are very few people who understand health insurance today but, for me, I have never had the need.

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Mon Aug 18, 2014

Tax Foundation

The Real Value of $100 in Each State

This week's tax map shows the real value of $100 in each state. Because average prices for similar goods are much higher in California or New York than in Mississippi or South Dakota, the same amount of dollars will buy you comparatively less in the high-price states, or comparatively more in low-price states.

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Examiner.com

Four-year-old boy in Tennessee finds gun in home, dies of self-inflicted gunshot

A shooting in Tennessee has left a four-year-old dead, and it was actually a self-inflicted gunshot wound that killed him.

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WBIR-TV Knoxville

Tennessee Promise begins for high school seniors

Starting this month through Nov. 1, we are encouraging high school seniors to go online at www.TNPromise.gov to sign up.

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Rivals.com

Rivals100: Risers and Sliders

The high school football season has kicked off in some parts of the country and will be in full swing everywhere shorty.

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The Las Vegas Sun

I-65 reopens at site of Tenn. tanker explosion

The site where a tanker truck exploded and caught fire on Interstate 65 in Middle Tennessee has reopened to traffic.

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Sun Aug 17, 2014

Clarksville Online

Tennessee Comptroller's New Report Highlights Spending on School Administration

The Tennessee Comptroller's Offices of Research and Education Accountability has found that school districts with higher rates of administrative spending are more likely to be very small or very large districts, and to be municipal or special school districts rather than county districts.

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Related Topix: Tennessee, Education Etc.

The Motley Fool

The 5 States With the Highest Sales Tax

Nearly every state in the union charges a sales tax, and the tax levied on goods and services sold at the retail level is just one of many tools states use to collect revenue, along with licensing and taxes on income, corporations, and property.

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Related Topix: Tennessee, Tax, Arkansas, Arkansas Government, Louisiana, Louisiana Government, Tyne and Wear County, England, World News, United Kingdom,

Clarksville Online

Tennessee State Representative John Tidwell Seeks Re-election to the 74th House District

Tennessee State Representative John Tidwell is announcing his re-election bid as the Democratic nominee for State House District 74, covering Humphreys, Houston and the western part of Montgomery County.

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Related Topix: Montgomery County, TN, Tennessee, Lebanon, TN, Knoxville, TN, University of Tennessee

Gilmer Mirror

August 17, 1786 Davy Crockett Born

On this day in 1786, frontier icon and Alamo defender Davy Crockett was born in Tennessee.

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Sat Aug 16, 2014

Columbia Daily Herald

City officials to vote on incentives for parts manufacturers

NorthPointe Development submitted this sketch plan for the building to be built on the Project Buckeye property off of Beechcroft Road.

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Fri Aug 15, 2014

WBIR-TV Knoxville

TennCare blames feds for application delays

Officials with the state of Tennessee have asked a federal judge to dismiss a lawsuit filed against them, contending the federal government, not TennCare blames feds for application delays Officials with the state of Tennessee have asked a federal judge to dismiss a lawsuit filed against them, contending the federal government, not Check out this ... (more)

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

Business Journal

What a transit leader would have done differently in the Amp debate

Ed Cole, the former executive director of the Transit Alliance of Middle Tennessee, says more could have been done to bring the stakeholders in the Amp debate, including opponents, into the discussion earlier in the process.

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JD Supra

Competitor's Privilege a Competitive Advantage? Only if there's not improper means

One who intentionally causes a third person not to enter into a prospective contractual relation with another who is his competitor or not to continue an existing contract terminable at will does not interfere improperly with the other's relation if: In Norvell Skin Solutions, LLC v.

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WTVC

1 killed in Tenn. tanker truck fire; I-65 reopened

Police in Middle Tennessee say a tanker truck explosion and fire has killed one person will result in significant delays for motorists on Interstate 65. Police tell local news outlets the fuel tanker hit an overpass around 3:40 a.m. Friday in Franklin.

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ABC News

1 Killed in Tenn. Tanker Truck Fire; I-65 Closed

Police in Middle Tennessee say a tanker truck explosion and fire has killed one person and shut down Interstate 65. Police tell local news outlets that the fuel tanker hit an overpass around 3:40 a.m. Friday in Franklin.

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