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Haslam administration imposes curfew on Capitol

Posted: 10/27/2011 - Gov. Bill Haslam's administration is imposing a nighttime curfew on the Capitol complex in response to what it calls deteriorating safety conditions surrounding anti-Wall Street protests.

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Whiteville partially removes cross from tower

Posted: 10/27/2011 - The mayor of Whiteville has partially removed a cross that was on top of the city's water tower after a religious freedom group threatened to file a lawsuit.

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Troubled rehab center faces new investigation

Posted: 10/27/2011 - The Department of Children's Services is investigating the state's largest drug rehabilitation facility after a teenager who had just been released died.

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Women on Memphis council allege gender bias

Posted: 10/27/2011 - Wanda Halbert and Janis Fullilove, the only two women on the 13-member council, have each complained in writing to city officials about what they say is mistreatment because they are women.

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Exotic pet bite infects girl in Chattanooga

Posted: 10/27/2011 - Thurmond was playing with her aunt's 6-week-old kinkajou when the animal sank its teeth into her hand. She felt ill within 24 hours and was hospitalized for six days.

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Body found in burning Memphis home

Posted: 10/27/2011 - Fire units arrived to find heavy smoke coming from a two-story wood frame home shortly before midnight Wednesday.

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Returned Russian boy could be added to lawsuit

Posted: 10/27/2011 - A judge in Shelbyville is expected to rule on whether a Russian boy who was sent back to his home country by his adoptive mother in Tennessee can be added as a plaintiff to a lawsuit seeking child support.

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Law protects military medals from auction

Posted: 10/27/2011 - State officials want military veterans to know about a new law that prevents the sale of military medals and allows veterans and their families to reclaim lost medals.

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Slain Ft. Campbell soldier from Ohio to get honor

Posted: 10/27/2011 - The U.S. Army is presenting the Silver Star to the family of a Fort Campbell, Ky., soldier who saved the lives of three servicemen before being fatally wounded in a battle with insurgents in Afghanistan.

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Texas woman killed when camper rolls over her

Posted: 10/26/2011 - Authorities say a 72-year-old woman from Texas was accidentally killed at a Shelby County RV park when she was crushed trying to stop her camper from rolling away.

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Tennessee man had to pay for photo ID to vote

Posted: 10/26/2011 - A Murfreesboro man had to pay $8 to get a photo ID in order to be eligible to vote under a new state voting law. The law allows residents over 60 without a photo ID to get one for free.

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Former Gov. Bredesen to campaign for Obama

Updated: 10/26/2011 - Before going on to a speech at the University of the South in Sewanee, Bredesen said the political left isn't going to abandon Obama and the election will be won or lost in the middle of the spectrum.

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State library shares records with Ancestry.com

Posted: 10/26/2011 - Millions of historical records from the State Library and Archives will be available for genealogy research online under a new agreement with Ancestry.com, an online family history resource.

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Lawmakers study options for lottery scholarships

Updated: 10/26/2011 - Members of the Lottery Stabilization Task Force met in Nashville on Wednesday and heard from representatives of the Tennessee Higher Education Commission and a Tennessee Lottery official.

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Memphis man found guilty of evading taxes

Posted: 10/26/2011 - Authorities said William Boyer, who is a pilot for FedEx, owes more than $255,000 in taxes, on which he paid nothing. He was also convicted of trying to conceal his income and filing false tax returns.

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