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WWII vet's story links French, US towns

Posted: 05/25/2009 - A World War II veteran has forged a unique connection between a French village that considers him a savior and his hometown of Lawrenceburg.

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Wildlife advocates worry about turtles

Posted: 05/25/2009 - Demand for turtles as both a source of food and medicine continues to soar in Asia, and Tennessee biologists and wildlife advocates say the bustling export business needs to be temporarily halted.

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Marines reunite to honor fallen comrade

Memorial Day

Posted: 05/25/2009 - More than 30 members of a Marine unit that served in Iraq together have gathered at the home of a fallen comrade this weekend to pay their respects.

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Zookeeper stable after tiger attack

Posted: 05/25/2009 - A spokesman for the Memphis Zoo says a zookeeper is in stable condition after being bitten in the leg by a Bengal tiger.

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Police: Ohio man attacks neighbors, is shot dead

Posted: 05/25/2009 - Police say a northwest Ohio man who didn't get his nightly telephone call from his mother mistakenly claimed his neighbors had kidnapped her and barged into their house to kill them before officers shot him dead.

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The real meaning of Memorial Day for East Tennesseans

Updated: 05/26/2009 - There are many events going on Monday for the Memorial Day holiday, but some East Tennesseans want to remind you what the day is really all about, as they remember their loved ones.

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Wet spring, flooding delay Tenn. crop planting

Posted: 05/25/2009 - Up to twice the normal rainfall has soaked Tennessee fields and resulting flooding has a lot of cropland under water, delaying field work and pushing back spring planting statewide.

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Woman charged after baby, car seat thrown

Posted: 05/25/2009 - Police have charged a Memphis woman who they say used a child car seat with a 2-month-old infant inside to strike a Wal-Mart store employee.

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Marinas hope for smoother sales

Updated: 05/23/2009 - Traditionally, Memorial Day weekend's kicks off the summer travel season. But the recent rains have given boaters plenty of places to drop anchor here in East Tennessee. That has some marinas hoping homebodies will help keep sales afloat.

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Smokies visitors increase in April

Posted: 05/22/2009 - Visitors to the Great Smoky Mountains National Park are running nearly 6 percent ahead of last year following a sharp increase in April.

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