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Latino residents sue ICE over apartment raids

Posted: 10/19/2011 - Fifteen residents of a Nashville apartment complex sued Immigration and Customs Enforcement officers Wednesday over what they said were violations of their constitutional rights during a raid last year.

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Democrats file measure to repeal voter ID law

Posted: 10/19/2011 - Senate Democratic Chairman Lowe Finney of Jackson and House Democratic Chairman Mike Turner of Nashville say the law threatens to disenfranchise hundreds of thousands of Tennesseans.

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Todd returns to Legislature after DUI, gun arrest

Posted: 10/19/2011 - Curry Todd (R-Collierville) was arrested in Nashville after failing a roadside sobriety test and refusing to take a breath test. A loaded .38-caliber gun was found in a holster stuffed next to the driver's seat.

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No new TennCare patients sent to Burns center

Posted: 10/19/2011 - Health care companies that handle TennCare patients have stopped referring clients to a Dickson County rehabilitation center where two people died last year.

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Prayer Caucus complains of Vanderbilt policy

Posted: 10/19/2011 - Members of the Congressional Prayer Caucus are urging Vanderbilt University not to force its nondiscrimination policy on religious student groups.

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Hohenwald officer shot, 3 charged

Posted: 10/19/2011 - The TBI says Hohenwald city police officer Robert Fransen pulled over a car shortly after 10 p.m. Tuesday and shots were fired from another car that drove by, one of the rounds striking Fransen in the hip.

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Judge remands arson charges against firefighters

Posted: 10/19/2011 - At the end of a six-hour hearing on Tuesday, the court found probable cause to remand the case for possible indictment, but dropped some charges that investigators had filed.

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Tennessee man gets 30 years for 1982 killing

Posted: 10/19/2011 - Bostic was convicted in September of killing 31-year-old Carlton Richmond in 1982. The shooting happened in a garage in Round Lake Beach that was used as a clubhouse by a motorcycle club.

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Band instructor charged with rape of boy

Posted: 10/19/2011 - A middle school band director in Sumner County has been charged with repeated sexual encounters with a high school student.

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Officer testifies about courthouse takeover threat

Updated: 10/19/2011 - An East Tennessee law officer has testified that a Georgia militia supporter was armed and threatening to make citizens' arrests when he was pulled over his way to the Monroe County Courthouse last year.

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Tenn. lawmakers' quarterly expenses up 8 percent

Posted: 10/18/2011 - The state paid out about $270,000 in daily expenses and mileage reimbursements in the quarter ending Sept. 30, compared with $251,000 in the same year-ago period.

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Shelby Commission dumps Planned Parenthood

Posted: 10/18/2011 - Catholic deacon was one of several abortion opponents who spoke at commission meeting, saying opponents didn't want tax dollars to fund Planned Parenthood, which provides abortion services.

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