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TennCare provider agrees to $1.3M settlement

Posted: 06/11/2009 - The state attorney general says a Louisville, Ky.,-based company will pay $1.3 million to settle claims it overbilled TennCare for pharmaceuticals.

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Ex-deputy pleads in sheriff plot

Posted: 06/11/2009 - A former Rutherford County sheriff's deputy has pleaded guilty to reduced charges after being accused of attempting to kill Sheriff Truman Jones.

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Stolen letter from Andrew Jackson found online

Posted: 05/26/2009 - A University of Tennessee research assistant's online diligence has resulted in a second stolen letter from Andrew Jackson being returned to its rightful owner.

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WWII vet's story links French, US towns

Posted: 05/25/2009 - A World War II veteran has forged a unique connection between a French village that considers him a savior and his hometown of Lawrenceburg.

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Wildlife advocates worry about turtles

Posted: 05/25/2009 - Demand for turtles as both a source of food and medicine continues to soar in Asia, and Tennessee biologists and wildlife advocates say the bustling export business needs to be temporarily halted.

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Marines reunite to honor fallen comrade

Memorial Day

Posted: 05/25/2009 - More than 30 members of a Marine unit that served in Iraq together have gathered at the home of a fallen comrade this weekend to pay their respects.

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Zookeeper stable after tiger attack

Posted: 05/25/2009 - A spokesman for the Memphis Zoo says a zookeeper is in stable condition after being bitten in the leg by a Bengal tiger.

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Police: Ohio man attacks neighbors, is shot dead

Posted: 05/25/2009 - Police say a northwest Ohio man who didn't get his nightly telephone call from his mother mistakenly claimed his neighbors had kidnapped her and barged into their house to kill them before officers shot him dead.

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Wet spring, flooding delay Tenn. crop planting

Posted: 05/25/2009 - Up to twice the normal rainfall has soaked Tennessee fields and resulting flooding has a lot of cropland under water, delaying field work and pushing back spring planting statewide.

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Woman charged after baby, car seat thrown

Posted: 05/25/2009 - Police have charged a Memphis woman who they say used a child car seat with a 2-month-old infant inside to strike a Wal-Mart store employee.

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Stray bullet kills girl in bedroom

Posted: 04/26/2009 - Nashville police say gunfire from a passing car killed a 16-year-old girl inside the bedroom of her home.

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Mother Nature racks up big bill

Posted: 04/26/2009 - Local government and public utilities are facing a combined $8.1 million in emergency expenditures from the April 10 tornadoes at a time when revenues are down and home and business owners are also facing hefty cleanup bills.

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1,200 Tenn. handgun permits canceled since 2005

Posted: 04/25/2009 - Hundreds of Tennesseans that have had their state-issued handgun carry permits revoked or suspended over the last four years may lose the right to find out why.

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Marchers call for justice in police shooting

Posted: 04/06/2009 - Hundreds of marchers walked peacefully through the streets protesting the death of Roy Glenn Junior, saying they want to make sure justice is served.

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Memphis close to completing trail

Updated: 03/23/2009 - MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) -- Shelby County has reached an agreement to purchase just more than seven miles of an abandoned CSX rail line that will clear the way for contruction of a paved trail.

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Web page offers help to strapped churches

Posted: 03/20/2009 - Tennessee Southern Baptists are starting a new Web page aimed at offering spiritual and practical advice to individuals, churches and other groups suffering from the economic downturn.

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