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Search called off for 82 year-old Tennessee man

Posted: 08/09/2011 - Eighty-two year-old George Nicholson is in the early stages of dementia. He has not been seen since he left his home in Arlington, Tenn. on June 29 bound for a Tunica-area casino.

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TVA delays startup of Watts Bar reactor to 2013

Posted: 08/08/2011 - TVA said the Atomic Safety and Licensing Board is considering questions raised by environmentalists about additional heat that will be generated when it starts operating.

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Anderson County looks forward to new year

Updated: 08/08/2011 - The Federal Government may soon grant Tennessee's request for a waiver from "No Child Left Behind" education standards. The news comes just as kids in Anderson County head back to class and it's news that could be good for our schools.

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Nashville man says blinded and disabled by VA

Posted: 08/08/2011 - A 77-year-old Army veteran who is blind and brain damaged since getting an eye injection at the Department of Veterans Affairs hospital in Nashville has filed a damage claim against the VA.

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Woman indicted for role in husband's death

Posted: 08/08/2011 - A grand jury in Clarksville has indicted a widow in the 2009 death of her husband -- a crime for which the victim's teenage offspring and another teenage boy were earlier charged.

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Georgia bank robbers may have headed to Tennessee

Posted: 08/08/2011 - Investigators say they received a tip that three Florida siblings accused of firing shots at a Florida police car and then robbing a bank in south Georgia may have traveled to Tennessee.

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Tennessee may soon get requested school test waiver

Posted: 08/08/2011 - Tennessee's request for a waiver to use its reformed education standards to measure schools instead of those mandated by No Child Left Behind is falling in line with a plan by U.S. Education Secretary Arne Duncan.

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Driver's license offices seek to cut wait times

Posted: 08/08/2011 - A new requirement that Tennessee voters must have photo identification is putting more pressure on driver's license examining stations to cut wait times.

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Kidnapping attempts fail in 2 Tennessee cities

Posted: 08/08/2011 - Police in Clarksville say they're working with Mount Juliet Police after a man with a similar appearance tried to kidnap teenage girls in both cities.

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Classes begin, along with new teacher evaluations

Posted: 08/08/2011 - As the school year begins, teachers in Memphis know they will be evaluated four times during the school year. The results will determine whether they have their job next year.

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No change of venue in real estate agent's murder

Posted: 08/08/2011 - Robert Wayne Garner, of Pulaski, is scheduled to go on trial Monday in the death of real estate agent Brenda Wilburn, whose body was found in a closet in the burned remains of her home in January 2010.

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Titans tickets go on sale, usually sell out

Posted: 08/08/2011 - Football fans will be lining up online and in person this week when single-game tickets go on sale for the Tennessee Titans' preseason and regular season games.

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Classes begin, along with new teacher evaluations

Posted: 08/08/2011 - As the school year begins, teachers in Memphis know they will be evaluated four times during the school year. The results will determine whether they have their job next year

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S&P downgrades US credit rating

Updated: 08/06/2011 - Credit rating agency Standard & Poor's downgraded the credit rating of the United States, stripping the world's largest economy of its prized AAA status.

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Warrants sought evidence of gambling, bribery

Posted: 08/05/2011 - Search warrants served by the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation show that agents were looking for evidence of gambling, bribery and official misconduct when they raided the offices of Millington's mayor and other city departments.

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Obama signs bill to end FAA shutdown

Posted: 08/05/2011 - A White House official says President Barack Obama has signed a bill to end a two-week partial shutdown of the Federal Aviation Administration and allow thousands of employees to return to work.

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