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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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Aetna buys Genworth Financial business for $290M

Posted: 06/13/2011 - The Hartford, Conn., company says the deal for Continental Life Insurance Co. of Brentwood, Tenn., includes some accident and health insurance business like cancer coverage

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Perkins parent files for bankruptcy protection

Posted: 06/13/2011 - The owner of Perkins Restaurant & Bakery and Marie Callender's chains cited the weak economic climate, particularly in Florida and California, where many of its restaurants are located.

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AP data show states' budget challenges differ

Posted: 06/13/2011 - The country is pulling out of the Great Recession, but an Associated Press review of 50 balance sheets shows state budgets ravaged by declining tax revenue and bank accounts far leaner than they were when the downturn took hold.

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Lipscomb to offer information security degrees

Posted: 06/13/2011 - Don Geddes, chairman of the Nashville university's computing and information technology department, says companies are in desperate need of information security experts.

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Murfreesboro plans 9/11 memorial, selling bricks

Posted: 06/13/2011 - The bricks, which will surround the memorial, are $50 and $100 apiece. The centerpiece of the memorial will be a steel artifact from the World Trade Center tower donated to the sheriff's office.

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VW using unique green innovations in painting

Posted: 06/10/2011 - A paint specialist who works with other automakers, Optimum Polymer Technologies Inc. CEO David Ghodoussi of Memphis, says the VW plant's EcoDry Scrubber process is a "major improvement" over wet paint separation.

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Memphis dad guilty in killing, dismemberment

Posted: 06/10/2011 - A jury has convicted a Memphis man of murder after his three children gave vivid testimony about how he stabbed and strangled their mother and then dismembered her body.

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Nashville's Hermitage to get volunteer help

Posted: 06/10/2011 - Employees from Deloitte LLP will repair and refresh grounds and equipment at the National Historic Landmark site. It will mark the seventh straight year the company has volunteered at The Hermitage.

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UT-Martin housing office wins national award

Posted: 06/10/2011 - The University of Tennessee at Martin Office of Housing has won a third-place award at the National Association of College and University Residence Halls conference.

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I-269 loop stays on track for DeSoto Co.

Posted: 06/10/2011 - Mississippi transportation commissioner Mike Tagert says a groundbreaking will be held June 23 at the Marshall -DeSoto county line for the first section of four phases of the Interstate 269 Loop.

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3 clouded leopards go on display at Nashville Zoo

Posted: 06/10/2011 - Clouded leopards are endangered because of deforestation, poaching and the pet trade. They are native to the dense forests of Southeast Asia and parts of China.

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