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Robbery suspects behind bars after crashing into police cruiser

Updated: 08/07/2014 - A father and son who led police on a chase before crashing into a police cruiser are in jail facing theft, evading arrest and leaving the scene of an accident. The two have long criminal histories and may be responsible for other unsolved thefts.

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Horse Haven files care bond in animal cruelty case

Posted: 08/07/2014 - Several horses involved in an animal cruelty case in May are staying at Horse Haven of Tennessee while the case goes to court. But the non-profit says it needs help paying for their care,and is asking a judge to order the people who the horses were seized from to pick up some of the cost.

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Nixon's back - at least on Twitter

Updated: 08/07/2014 - Richard Nixon suffered a stroke in 1994 and died days later at age 81. He is buried in his native Yorba Linda, California, silent as the country marks the 40th anniversary of his resignation -- if you believe the media. But the many obsessives among the 7,000-plus followers of @Dick_Nixon couldn't be blamed for sharing the president's suspicion of reporters.

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Thailand pushes to regulate commercial surrogacy

Posted: 08/07/2014 - Thailand is pushing to regulate its commercial surrogacy industry as a case involving Australian parents and another involving a Japanese businessman have raised concerns.

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GOP lawmakers in tight Tennessee primary races

Updated: 08/07/2014 - More than two dozen incumbent Republican and Democratic state lawmakers face challengers in Thursday's primary elections, and several could swing on narrow margins.

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Maymon signs with Hapoel Tel Aviv

Updated: 08/08/2014 - Maymon, who finished his career with the Vols in March, is scheduled to depart for his new team at the end of the month.

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Candidates for Anderson County Mayor discuss election

Posted: 08/06/2014 - Three candidates face off in an election for Anderson County mayor. Local 8 News caught up with each one to find out what you can expect to see in the next four years if they're elected.

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Anderson County candidates make final push before election day

Updated: 08/06/2014 - Driving through Anderson County, it's impossible to miss the campaign signs. More than 8,000 people cast ballots in the early election. The County Election Commission says it's the biggest turnout they've seen in a long time.

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TVA to cut more than 2,000 jobs

Updated: 08/06/2014 - The Tennessee Valley Authority is making the cuts this year to pare expenses and make electric rates in the Tennessee Valley more competitive with neighboring utilities.

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Gay marriage cases in Ohio draw activists

Updated: 08/06/2014 - A 61-year-old Michigan man who says he wants to show that gay couples share the same values as heterosexual ones has camped out overnight outside a federal courthouse in Cincinnati to secure a courtroom seat for oral arguments over bans on same-sex marriage in his home state and three others.

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