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W.Va. woman waives extradition to Tennessee

Posted: 05/13/2011 - The Associated Press reports Sabrina Smith appeared in Raleigh County Circuit Court on Friday and waived her right to challenge her extradition.

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Haslam, senators to attend Obama visit to Memphis

Updated: 05/13/2011 - Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam and fellow Republican U.S. Sens. Lamar Alexander and Bob Corker are planning to attend President Barack Obama's graduation speech to a Memphis high school on Monday.

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Freedom Riders retrace historic journey

Updated: 05/13/2011 - A group of college students is traveling with some of the original Freedom Riders, to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the May 1961 rides.

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Germantown woman accused of smothering baby

Posted: 05/13/2011 - A Germantown woman suspected of passing out on top of her 5-month-old son and smothering him is charged with criminally negligent homicide.

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Ex.-Sen. Thompson joins popular vote project

Posted: 05/13/2011 - Thompson, who also ran briefly for the Republican nomination for president in 2008, said the campaign is consistent with the country's constitutional principles.

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Seasonal jobs posted for summer

Updated: 05/12/2011 - Does this summer-like weather have you thinking work or play? If your answer is work, you're in luck. It's time for seasonal jobs in East Tennessee.

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When should school start?

Updated: 05/11/2011 - Thursday, Senators will vote on SB 1474, which would push back the first day of school.

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Granddad Bandit sentenced to 25 years in Virginia

Posted: 05/11/2011 - Fifty-three-year-old Michael Francis Mara pleaded guilty in February to robbing two Virginia banks. He acknowledged heists from New York to Texas from 2008 until his capture last summer.

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House mulls new effort to curb teacher bargaining

Posted: 05/11/2011 - A positive vote Wednesday could send the measure to a full floor vote by next week. But the panel recently declined to take up a version similar to one passed by the Senate to more thoroughly dismantle union negotiations.

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Woman dies when her car runs over her at home

Posted: 05/11/2011 - Carter County Sheriff's Lt. Mike Little says it appears the vehicle was still in gear when Church got out of it. It rolled backward over her and was found against an embankment about 50 feet away.

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Highway officials in Ark. reopening I-40 westbound

Posted: 05/11/2011 - Floodwaters began filling the westbound lanes May 4, and highway department spokesman Glenn Bolick said Wednesday the water has receded enough to reopen the highway.

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Son goes to prison in beating death of mother

Posted: 05/11/2011 - Roger Van Blarcom entered a guilty plea to second-degree murder in a deal with prosecutors that calls for him to serve a 30-year prison term, according to the Associated Press.

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BancorpSouth to shutter 23 branches in 6 states

Posted: 05/11/2011 - The branches, located in Alabama, Arkansas, Mississippi, Missouri, Tennessee and Texas, haven't seen enough growth to cover their operating expenses, the company said.

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