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Nashville officer indicted on drug money charges

Posted: 06/15/2011 - A Nashville police officer has been indicted for soliciting and demanding cash during his duties as an officer, attempting to distribute cocaine and money laundering following a federal investigation.

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Fort Campbell commander nominated for 3rd star

Posted: 06/15/2011 - Maj. Gen. John F. Campbell, the outgoing commander of the 101st Airborne Division at Fort Campbell, Ky., has been nominated by President Barack Obama for his third star

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Charter school bill to lift cap, open enrollment

Posted: 06/15/2011 - On the last day of the General Assembly in May, state lawmakers sent Gov. Bill Haslam a bill that removes the cap on charter schools and allows any student in the charter school's jurisdiction to attend.

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Chattanooga warrant operation collects 19 suspects

Posted: 06/15/2011 - Sgt. Jerri Weary says 19 people were arrested on Monday, seven of them associated with gangs. The operation was designed to serve outstanding warrants and find violent offenders.

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State marks World Elder Abuse Awareness Day

Updated: 06/15/2011 - The Tennessee Department of Human Services says it received nearly 9,500 reports of adult abuse, neglect and/or financial exploitation last year

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Muslim soldier opposed to war faces porn charge

Posted: 06/15/2011 - A Muslim soldier from Fort Campbell has been approved as a conscientious objector to the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, but he has now been charged with possession of child pornography.

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Natives upset Park brings in out-of-state workers

Updated: 06/14/2011 - About two dozen jobs opened up at the Great Smoky Mountains National Park after a tornado tore through the area this spring. Park officials have reached outside of East Tennessee to fill the positions. But some folks in Blount and Sevier counties aren't happy about it.

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Author Patchett plans Nashville bookstore

Posted: 06/14/2011 - Author Ann Patchett plans to open a bookstore in Nashville, her hometown. Patchett has written six novels, including "Run" and her new "State of Wonder."

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Dogs graduating from prison to Army

Posted: 06/14/2011 - A graduation ceremony is planned this week at a western Kentucky prison, where the graduates have spent 12 weeks being schooled by inmates.

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2nd person dies at Bonnaroo festival in Tennessee

Posted: 06/13/2011 - Coffee County Sheriff Stephen M. Graves said Monday 24-year-old Christopher William Yoder of Raleigh, N.C., died of hyperthermia early Sunday after being airlifted from the festival to Erlanger Hospital in Chattanooga.

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Food stamps aid Knox County storm victims

Updated: 06/13/2011 - More federal disaster aid arrived in our area today, and there might be some for you. The Tennessee Department of Human Services is giving out food stamps to those who suffered property damage in April's severe storms.

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