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  1. Tennessee inmates sue over electric chairRead the original story

    6 min ago | WAFF-TV Huntsville

    Ten death row inmates in Tennessee are suing to prevent the state from using the electric chair as a backup execution device should it be unable to obtain drugs needed to give lethal injections.

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  2. Upcoming City Council AgendasRead the original story

    27 min ago | Chattanoogan.com

    I. Call to Order. II. Pledge of Allegiance/Invocation . III. Minute Approval. IV. Special Presentation.

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  3. KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - Tennessee has officially announced the...Read the original story

    30 min ago | Knoxville News Sentinel

    Tennessee has officially announced the arrival of Memphis transfer Dominic Woodson, though the 6-foot-10 forward's status for the 2014-15 season remains uncertain.

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  4. THP trooper involved in shooting in Loudon CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    32 min ago | WKRN

    The shooting was reported around 5 p.m. just off Interstate 75 near exit 72. The Tennessee Department of Transportation reports Highway 72 is closed at Matlock Bend Road.

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  5. Tennessee inmates sue over electric chairRead the original story

    3 hrs ago | WKRN

    Ten death row inmates in Tennessee are suing to prevent the state from using the electric chair as a backup execution device should it be unable to obtain drugs needed to give lethal injections.

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  6. Long-lost Civil War diary returned to TennesseeLong-lost Civil War...Read the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | The Jackson Sun

    A Civil War diary kept by a onetime mayor of Nashville, Randal McGavock, has been returned to Tennessee 152 years after it was found by a Union captain when Fort Henry was captured from Confederate forces.

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  7. Tidwell seeks re-election to the 74th House DistrictTidwell seeks...Read the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | The Leaf-Chronicle

    Tidwell seeks re-election to the 74th House District State Rep. Tidwell announces his re-election bid as Democratic nominee for District 74. Check out this story on theleafchronicle.com: http://leafne.ws/VLsiQl State Rep. John Tidwell announces his re-election bid as the Democratic nominee for State House District 74, covering Humphreys, Houston ... (more)

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  8. Rural hospitals worry about health IT funding - Bugs may have been...Read the original story

    8 hrs ago | Politico

    RURAL HOSPITALS WORRY ABOUT HEALTH IT FUNDING : Fulton County Medical Center is a 21-bed critical access hospital and 67-bed nursing home facility in McConnellsburg, Pa., about two hours northwest of Washington, D.C. The picturesque backdrop of rolling hills and mountains is idyllic.

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  9. News Minute: Here is the latest Tennessee news from The Associated PressRead the original story

    10 hrs ago | WKRN

    Kentucky and Tennessee are receiving funds from the U.S. Department of Labor's Mine Safety and Health Administration's health and safety training grants.

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  10. Non-compliant sex offender arrested after traffic stop in CarbondaleRead the original story w/Photo

    May 1, 2010 | KFVS12

    On Thursday, Carbondale officer conducted a traffic stop and identified a passenger as a non-compliant sex offender from Tennessee.

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  11. Alexander: Obama goes around Congress to help 'Big Wind'Read the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | The Hill

    Sen. Lamar Alexander said the Obama administration is tweaking the tax code to protect and extend wind energy subsidies.

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  12. TN doesn't track racial profiling, police diversityTN doesn't track...Read the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | The Leaf-Chronicle

    TN doesn't track racial profiling, police diversity Post-Ferguson, communities are taking a hard look at their own police forces Check out this story on theleafchronicle.com: http://leafne.ws/1oYBPAI Korlin Harrison, left, joins others at a July 9 rally in downtown Nashville called "Stand Against Racism" to protest racism and honor the 50th ... (more)

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  13. TN: MATA to Open Park-and-Ride Lots, Launch New Bus RoutesRead the original story

    7 hrs ago | Mass Transit

    Aug. 21--Promoting public transportation as a means to get to work or play, the Memphis Area Transit Authority will open the agency's first freestanding park-and-ride lots in the Shelby Farms area and run buses from them to job centers, schools, recreation sites and other destinations, officials said Thursday.

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  14. Haslam Unveils Report From Task Force On AgingRead the original story

    9 hrs ago | Chattanoogan.com

    In recognition of National Senior Citizens Day, Governor Bill Haslam on Friday unveiled a report by the Governor's Task Force on Aging aimed at serving the state's senior citizens more efficiently and effectively.

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  15. Dozens of Gangsters Sentenced in TennesseeRead the original story

    9 hrs ago | Courthouse News Service

    More than 30 members of the Bloods gang have been sentenced to prison in a racketeering case, federal prosecutors said Thursday in Nashville.

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  16. Courts - 'Lessons from Tennessee Supreme Court retention election'Read the original story

    9 hrs ago | Indiana Law Blog

    The ILB had a post on August 12th, quoting several reports of Tennessee's Aug. 7th retention election, where three Supreme Court justices, all Democrats, faced a serious opposition campaign led by conservatives, who claimed the justices were "liberal" and "soft on crime."

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  17. Dean first Tenn. mayor to join group supporting same-sex marriageRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Business Journal

    Nashville Mayor Karl Dean has signed a "marriage equality statement" in support of same-sex marriage and is the first Tennessee mayor to join the organization Mayors for the Freedom to Marry.

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  18. The Real Question Is, 'Is Lance Frizzell Being Paid Enough?'Read the original story

    10 hrs ago | Nashville Scene

    There's a point in Nate Morabito's story about how Lance Frizzell , Ron Ramsey's chief of staff, makes more than any other person in the country in a similar postion and, in fact, makes almost as much as the governor, when I thought, "Wow, Lance Frizzell's job must suck ."

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  19. Vols' Midstate 8 show Nashville area's strengthRead the original story

    18 hrs ago | WBIR-TV Knoxville

    For the Nashville/Midstate area, high school football talent is at an all-time high in terms of quality and depth.

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  20. TN doesn't track racial profiling, police diversityRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | WBIR-TV Knoxville

    Tennessee doesn't track the races of people stopped by police officers or the racial makeup of its nearly 600 law enforcement agencies.

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