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Morgan Keegan reaches $200 million settlement with states

Posted: 06/22/2011 - The deal follows an investigation by regulators in Kentucky, Alabama, Mississippi, South Carolina, Tennessee, and several other states as well as the Securities and Exchange Commission and the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority.

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Storms close roads, cancel classes

Updated: 08/02/2012 - Major power outages, lots of widespread damage and other issues still plague Knoxville and Knox County after last night's storms. Around 20 roads are closed (see full list) and several schools have closed for full the rest of the week.

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Win 10K in scholarship money!

Posted: 06/22/2011 - Bridgestone/Firestone is giving away thousands of dollars in scholarship money for the top three safety videos.

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"State of the Region" report released

Updated: 08/02/2012 - The Metropolitan Planning Commission released its first ever State of the Region report Tuesday. It cites a lack of public transit among other regional problems.

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Crime study finds violence, property crimes down

Posted: 06/21/2011 - A 10-year study by the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation has found that some violent crimes and property crimes have decreased, but drug and disorderly conduct cases have increased.

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Haslam wants 700 fewer bills introduced next year

Posted: 06/21/2011 - The Republican governor said in a speech in Nashville on Tuesday that he would like the number of bills reduced by one-third, or from the about 2,200 filed this year to the 1,500 range next year.

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After King: Memphis sanitation workers face crunch

Posted: 06/21/2011 - Decades after the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. was assassinated while in Memphis to support striking sanitation workers, the people who keep the city clean are again fighting for their jobs

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Man loses life to Harrogate flooding

Updated: 06/21/2011 - One Claiborne County man drowned when flood waters rushed onto his property. Those who live nearby tell us the rain came so fast, it washed out roads and homes without warning.

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Trustee searching for felon's missing artwork

Posted: 06/20/2011 - A bankruptcy trustee is searching for 80 pieces of artwork once owned by a Dickson retirement plan manager who was sent to jail for embezzlement in the hopes of recovering money for his creditors.

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New green jail opening in Nashville

Posted: 06/20/2011 - The facility will hold 256 beds when it opens in September and features solar panels, a geothermal heat pump system, parking for alternative fuel vehicles, low-flow plumbing fixtures and a recycling program.

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Nashville mayor says hotel will transform city

Posted: 06/20/2011 - The 21-story Omni Hotel will connect to both a new convention center and the Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum. Groundbreaking for the hotel was Thursday.

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Fort Campbell sets ceremonies for command changes

Posted: 06/20/2011 - On Friday morning, Col. Paul Bontrager will take command of the 101st Combat Aviation Brigade from Col. William K. Gayler, who has commanded the brigade since 2009.

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I-269 ground-breaking set for Thursday

Posted: 06/20/2011 - Mississippi and Tennessee officials will be on hand Thursday for a ground-breaking that will signal the start of work on Interstate 269.

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Slaves, freedmen spied on South during Civil War

Posted: 06/20/2011 - Experts are hoping events commemorating the 150th anniversary of the Civil War will include some measure of remembrance for the black operatives who quietly spied on the Confederacy.

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AP IMPACT: US nuke regulators weaken safety rules

Posted: 06/20/2011 - Time after time, officials at the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission have decided that original regulations were too strict, arguing that safety margins could be eased without peril, according to records and interviews.

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