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E. Coli outbreak puts group on alert

Updated: 06/07/2011 - Summer is the perfect time to enjoy our lakes and water activities. But keeping those waterways clean of bacteria is a costly and daunting task. The Fort Loudoun Lake Association tries to ensure cleanliness by testing for bacteria like E. Coli - but this year, there's a lack of funding.

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Ex-soldier charged with theft of military gear

Posted: 06/07/2011 - Federal prosecutors have brought charges against a former soldier accusing him of stealing a large amount of military equipment from the Fort Campbell Army installation in 2007.

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Clarksville mayor has multiple sclerosis

Posted: 06/07/2011 - Clarksville Mayor Kim McMillan announced she has been diagnosed with multiple sclerosis, but said she is in excellent health and can continue working.

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Country star asks fans to give to Red Cross

Posted: 06/07/2011 - County Music singer Trace Adkins has been receiving an outpouring of support since fire destroyed his suburban Nashville home, but he is asking fans and friends to think of tornado victims instead.

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West Tennessee man arraigned after young rider's death

Posted: 06/07/2011 - A police affidavit states a man accused of fleeing after his truck struck horses killing a young rider stopped, looked back and then removed the license plate from his pickup before driving away.

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Mayor of Beale Street's death not of suspicious cause

Posted: 06/07/2011 - Memphis Police Director Toney Armstrong said Monday that unless there is a different autopsy outcome, there is no evidence to support a homicide investigation into the death of 70-year-old Rudy Williams

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E. coli outbreak sickens at least 8

Updated: 06/07/2011 - At least ten people have been treated for E. Coli in several northeast Tennessee so far this month for E.coli infections.

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Governor signs new law to crack down on meth production

Updated: 06/07/2011 - Governor Bill Haslam hopes a new law will help the state combat the growing meth problem. The I Hate Meth act implements a real time tracking system that finds people buying pseudo ephedrine to create and sell the dangerous drug.

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Police chief testifies in dismemberment trial

Posted: 06/06/2011 - A former homicide detective who is now the Memphis police chief has told a prosecutor that he smelled a strong bleach odor coming from the apartment of a man charged with killing and dismembering the mother of his three children.

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22 children, caretakers escape fire at daycare

Updated: 06/06/2011 - The fire broke out Monday morning at the Shining Stars daycare center, which is licensed to care for 44 children between 6 weeks and 5 years of age.

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Deputy shot, suspect kills himself in Dickson

Updated: 06/06/2011 - Dickson police say a sheriff's deputy is in extremely serious condition after he was shot by a man who then killed himself in what police describe as a domestic violence dispute.

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Latest Beshear ad touts belt-tightening moves

Posted: 06/06/2011 - Democratic Gov. Steve Beshear is reminding Kentucky voters that he has cut his own salary, sold unneeded state airplanes and slashed more than $1 billion in spending

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Suspect, 2 officers shot in Memphis

Posted: 06/06/2011 - Sgt. Karen Rudolph says the shooting occurred around 1 a.m. Monday after two officers from the Tillman Station responded to a call about an armed mental patient.

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Symposium in Fayetteville to explore rural growth

Posted: 06/06/2011 - It's the sixth year for the symposium, coordinated by University of Tennessee Extension in Lincoln County. The theme is "Broadening Our Horizons: A Brighter Future for Tennessee Communities."

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Main Street Program under way across Tennessee

Updated: 06/06/2011 - The state-supported project is a downtown revitalization program in which Tennessee officials offer technical aid and guidance to promote economic growth through the activities.

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Horse show site draws international visitors

Posted: 06/06/2011 - Some 170 national and international specialists on horse nutrition and physiology have visited Shelbyville, the home of the Tennessee Walking Horse National Celebration.

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