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DesJarlais primary challenge hinges on new maps

Posted: 11/25/2011 - Republican U.S. Rep. Scott DesJarlais' sweeping congressional district stands to see the state's biggest redistricting changes as the freshman prepares his re-election bid.

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Records show few inspections at Gallatin plant

Posted: 11/25/2011 - Records show the Gallatin Fire Department failed to conduct ongoing inspections of a metal powders plant with a long history of emergency calls and where five workers have died in flash fires this year.

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Wild hog hunters push back on limits in Tennessee

Posted: 11/25/2011 - Tennessee wildlife officials had hoped allowing year-round limitless hunting of wild hogs would eradicate the aggressive pigs that can tear up farmland and forests.

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State library schedules Family History Saturday

Posted: 11/25/2011 - With families together this holiday weekend, the staff at the Tennessee State Library and Archives in Nashville is encouraging them to research their roots together.

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Historian says earthen wall Civil War 'earthworks'

Posted: 11/24/2011 - An earthen wall around a small peninsula in a wooded, creek-side hiking area has the look of a manmade site that a Chattanooga-area anthropologist and researcher said he believes dates to the Civil War.

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Soil spells trouble for Memphis river project

Posted: 11/24/2011 - Problems with soil along the Mississippi River are posing new troubles for a planned park at Memphis' Beale Street Landing project, which is already behind schedule and surpassing cost projections.

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Jack Daniel's funds travel expenses for soldiers

Posted: 11/23/2011 - The distiller is also asking the public to make additional contributions that could help hundreds of cash-strapped soldiers who otherwise would be stuck at the post on the Tennessee-Kentucky state line.

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Dinosaur exhibit coming to Nashville Zoo next year

Posted: 11/23/2011 - The DinoTrek display will show 16 prehistoric beasts living in a hidden forest. State-of-the-art electronics and air pistons will power their movements allowing them to hiss, move and roar.

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Meth cleanup: TN hoping to get piece of $12.5 million pie

Updated: 11/22/2011 - Local law enforcement agencies hope for money to target the meth problem. This, after President Obama signed a bill putting aside $12.5 million in federal funds for meth investigations and cleanup.

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Haslam sees tourism as huge chunk of state's bottom line

Updated: 11/22/2011 - State agencies are chasing after dollars to fund their 2012-2013 budgets. Gov. Bill Haslam had hearings for Education, Agriculture and Tourism, which has had a big impact on the state's bottom line.

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Nashville Habitat earns environmental award

Posted: 11/22/2011 - The Nashville Area Habitat for Humanity has earned the Energy Star Sustained Excellence award from the Environmental Protection Agency.

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