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What cities/counties ban fireworks?

Updated: 08/02/2012 - With the 4th of July just days away, fireworks sales are shooting through the roof. But there are some localities where fireworks are banned for private use.

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Gay rights advocates hope for same sex marriage in TN

Posted: 06/26/2011 - This week was gay pride week and on the last day, gay rights supporters nationwide are celebrating New York's same-sex marriage law. Some in the LGBT community are calling it "encouraging." But are same-sex marriages likely in Tennessee?

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Area residents spend Saturday cleaning up storm damage

Posted: 06/25/2011 - Saturday was a beautiful day to be outside, and many of you were: cleaning up the damage from Thursday's overnight storms. Winds of up 90 miles an hour blew through Knox and Anderson counties. An EF-1 tornado touched down in parts of Claxton, demolishing huge trees and cutting power lines.

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West Tennessee man kidnaps, drops baby from window

Posted: 06/24/2011 - A West Tennessee man faces charges of child rape and kidnapping after police in Trenton say he kidnapped a 3-year-old child and then dropped him from a two-story window.

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Regents approve tuition hikes of 8 to 11 percent

Posted: 06/24/2011 - The Tennessee Board of Regents has approved tuition hikes of between 8 and 11 percent, with the actual increase for each student depending on how many credit hours that student is taking.

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Man arrested after police standoff in Clarksville

Posted: 06/24/2011 - Clarksville police have arrested a man who had a 2-year-old child with him inside an apartment building during an hours-long standoff with police, but no one was injured.

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Businesses seeing green after storms

Posted: 06/23/2011 - All the storms this week have put some businesses in the red. But it's not all bad. We talked to two places that are seeing green even with the lights out.

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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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