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Man injured by Nashville street sweeper

Posted: 09/07/2012 - Police in Nashville say a man has been struck and injured by a street sweeping machine. Rescuers disentangled him and he was taken to Vanderbilt University Hospital.

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Rural development office on Twitter

Posted: 09/07/2012 - Subscribers to the social media website can get real-time updates on things like funding availability, application deadlines, upcoming events, news releases and project success stories.

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Lawmaker to be arraigned on gun, DUI charges

Posted: 09/07/2012 - The Collierville Republican was arrested in October after failing a roadside sobriety test. A loaded .38-caliber gun was found stuffed in a holster between the driver's seat and center console.

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Preparedness urged during national emphasis

Posted: 09/07/2012 - September is National Preparedness Month, and Safety and Homeland Security Commissioner Bill Gibbons said people should have a plan in case of natural disaster or security threat.

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The Elvis Experience opens in Brazil

Posted: 09/07/2012 - The Elvis Experience at the Shopping Eldorado Mall in Sao Paulo, Brazil, features more than 600 artifacts, documents and photos, many of which have never before left Memphis.

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Matheny abandons speaker challenge

Posted: 09/06/2012 - State Rep. Judd Matheny tells The Associated Press he is no longer considering a challenge to fellow Republican Beth Harwell for House speaker next year.

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Appellate court favors ex-FBI agent

Posted: 09/06/2012 - A federal appeals court has ruled that the case of a former Nashville FBI agent convicted of wire and bankruptcy fraud deserves further examination after allegations of racial discrimination in the dismissal of two prospective jurors at his trial.

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Crash death charges dropped after defendant dies

Posted: 09/06/2012 - A judge dismissed the charges this week after the defense attorney reported to the court that Lyons was dead. A death notice in the newspaper stated Lyons died "unexpectedly" on Aug. 26.

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The Hermitage relaunches online museum store

Posted: 09/06/2012 - Products include an Andrew Jackson bobblehead, an extensive selection of books, Tennessee foods, reproduction presidential china and other mementos from the home of the seventh president.

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Knox County coupon books go on sale

Updated: 09/06/2012 - You can get more then ten thousand dollars worth of savings with the kickoff of the annual Knox County Schools Coupon Book sale.

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Copperfield buys 1960 MLK recording

Posted: 09/05/2012 - Magician David Copperfield has purchased a newly discovered audiotape of a Martin Luther King Jr. interview and is donating it to the National Civil Rights Museum in Memphis.

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Red Bank red lights traffic cams

Posted: 09/05/2012 - The only vote against ending use of the cameras came from Commissioner Ruth Jeno, who said the city needs to keep its police officers patrolling to control crime, not write traffic tickets.

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2 children recovering after hit by tree limb

Posted: 09/05/2012 - City arborist Richard Beckwith said the limb and the tree it fell from were generally healthy. Beckwith said a drought has stressed trees and recent rains have allowed them to draw in a lot of water.

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Loudon commissioners reject call to cut their pay

Posted: 09/05/2012 - The proposed reduction from about $8,000 annually to about $4,000 annually was based on a comparison of what other counties pay members of their governing bodies.

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