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Monkey killed after attacking neighbor, deputy

Posted: 08/04/2011 - Authorities in Shelbyville say a pet macaque monkey was shot and killed after it attacked a woman and a sheriff's deputy, causing serious injuries.

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Reid: Compromise in hand to reopen FAA

Updated: 08/04/2011 - Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid says there is bipartisan compromise to end the partial shutdown of the Federal Aviation Administration that has left 74,000 transportation and construction workers idled.

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USDA announces recall of 36M lbs of ground turkey

Updated: 08/03/2011 - The Agriculture Department says meat giant Cargill is recalling 36 million pounds of ground turkey linked to a death in California and at least 76 other salmonella illnesses.

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Obama implores Congress to end FAA shutdown

Updated: 08/03/2011 - President Barack Obama is imploring the House and Senate to end the partial shutdown of the Federal Aviation Administration within days.

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Gay stagehand's bias suit against union to proceed

Posted: 08/03/2011 - A stagehand who claims he lost work on country music awards shows because he is gay has won a federal court ruling that allows him to pursue a discrimination lawsuit against the Nashville local of the theater workers union.

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FAA shutdown to continue as Congress leaves

Posted: 08/03/2011 - The government is likely to lose more than $1 billion in airline ticket taxes because lawmakers have left town for a month without resolving a partisan standoff over a bill to end the partial shutdown of the Federal Aviation Administration.

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Contractor sues state for suspending his company

Posted: 08/03/2011 - The owner of a guardrail company has sued the Tennessee Department of Transportation, arguing his company's suspension violates a 2006 agreement in a separate case.

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Government still seeking source of tainted turkery

Posted: 08/03/2011 - Consumers looking for answers about a salmonella outbreak linked to ground turkey will have to continue to wait as the government investigates the source of at least 76 illnesses and one death.

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Navy ends search for sailor missing at sea

Posted: 08/02/2011 - The U.S. Navy says it has ended the search for a 21-year-old sailor from Tennessee who went missing from the USS Boxer in the Gulf of Aden.

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Local veterans weigh in on debt deal

Updated: 08/02/2011 - One of the biggest budgets on the chopping block in the debt deal is the Department of Defense. Some local veterans say they agree that cuts are needed - up to a point.

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US Airways to refund ticket taxes

Posted: 08/02/2011 - US Airways Group Inc. says it will offer direct refunds of ticket taxes that travelers paid before the taxes lapsed on July 23.

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FAA shutdown to continue in partisan standoff

Posted: 08/02/2011 - A stalemate that has partially shut down the Federal Aviation Administration will continue into September. A spokesman for Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid says Senate Democrats were unwilling to accept cuts in subsidies for rural air service.

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TN man pleads guilty to Miley Cyrus hacking

Posted: 08/02/2011 - A 21-year-old who bragged about hacking into Miley Cyrus' e-mail account and distributing revealing pictures of her pleaded guilty in federal court to unrelated charges of credit card fraud and hacking.

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