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Scott County investigating first homicide in 3 years

Scott County investigating first homicide in 3 years

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GEORGETOWN, Ky. (AP) — The sheriff's department in Scott County is investigating its first slaying i...


Sponsor of anti-gay marriage bill is undaunted by $8.5B cost

Sponsor of anti-gay marriage bill is undaunted by $8.5B cost

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NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The Tennessee lawmaker who introduced a bill seeking to bar the state...


CSX to close Huntington, W.Va. administrative offices

CSX to close Huntington, W.Va. administrative offices

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HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (AP) — CSX is closing its Huntington administrative offices amid the downturn...


Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam\'s gas tax hike gets dropped

Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam's gas tax hike gets dropped

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MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) - Republican Gov. Bill Haslam has decided not to pursue a gas tax hike during this...


HUD secretary touts broadband initiative in public housing

HUD secretary touts broadband initiative in public housing

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NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The secretary of the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development...


Sheriff\'s office loses armored vehicle due to Obama order

Sheriff's office loses armored vehicle due to Obama order

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ROGERSVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A military surplus armored personnel carrier that was awarded to the Hawkins C...


Tennessee tourism officials tout 2016 events and attractions

Tennessee tourism officials tout 2016 events and attractions

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NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The Tennessee Department of Tourist Development is highlighting several destinations i...


Chancellor Morgan to retire amid Board of Regents shakeup

Chancellor Morgan to retire amid Board of Regents shakeup

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NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Chancellor John Morgan is stepping down as head of the Tennessee Board...


Officials: Man shot by US marshals after brandishing knife

Officials: Man shot by US marshals after brandishing knife

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JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (AP) — Authorities say deputy U.S. marshals shot and killed a man on railroad...


Byrdstown man charged with stealing from veterans fund

Byrdstown man charged with stealing from veterans fund

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COOKEVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Authorities say a Byrdstown man has been charged with stealing thousands...


2015 featured fewest Tennessee tornadoes since 2007

2015 featured fewest Tennessee tornadoes since 2007

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NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The National Weather Service says 2015 featured the worst Cumberland Plateau...


Man climbs atop highway sign, stopping traffic in Nashville

Man climbs atop highway sign, stopping traffic in Nashville

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NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Police and witnesses say a man climbed atop a road sign along a major highway a...


Pickett County man arrested for stealing from a Disabled American Veterans fund

Pickett County man arrested for stealing from a Disabled American Veterans fund

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Byrdstown, TN (WDEF) - Tennessee Bureau of Investigation agents arrested former DAV Commander Glen Williams...


Company accused of charging for dead patients\' meds settles

Company accused of charging for dead patients' meds settles

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NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A Nashville company will pay as much as $7.8 million in a settlement related...


Prosecutor writes book on Mountain City Facebook murders

Prosecutor writes book on Mountain City Facebook murders

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MOUNTAIN CITY, Tenn. (AP) — The prosecutor in the Mountain City Facebook double-murder case has written a...


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