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Dynamite found by work crew

Posted: 03/06/2009 - An Interstate 40 ramp has been reopened after dynamite was found beside the road.

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Study: Nashville ranked "Manliest City"

Posted: 03/05/2009 - NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) -- Who knew? Apparently having too many home furnishing stores like Ikea in your city is a sign of being "unmanly."

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$1B of tax exempt properties owned outside Tenn.

Posted: 03/04/2009 - State records show $1 billion worth of commercial rental properties that qualify for a controversial tax break are owned by investors who live outside Tennessee.

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Higher Ed has cost concerns over immigration bill

Posted: 03/03/2009 - A proposal to make Tennessee's public colleges and universities more carefully screen out illegal immigrants has been delayed for two weeks in a House subcommittee. Higher education officials raised concerns about the cost of heightened enforcement.

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Ex-Chattanooga golf worker skimmed $250,000

Posted: 03/03/2009 - A former $10-an-hour employee at a city golf course in Chattanooga has pleaded guilty to skimming greens fees for years and scoring about $250,000.

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Tennessee burn permits required until May

Posted: 03/02/2009 - With spring approaching, state Forestry Division officials caution that permits are still required until May 15 for burning debris.

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Jury seated in accused widow's murder trial

Updated: 03/02/2009 - A jury has been seated in the case against a woman charged in the death of her second husband. A jury of of six women and eight men will hear the arguments against Raynella Dossett Leath on a first-degree murder charge. Two of the 14 jurors are alternates.

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Tenn. offer to offset carbon tax credited in deals

Posted: 02/28/2009 - An unusual commitment by Tennessee to cover the cost of any future carbon tax for green companies that make major investments here is being credited for luring two big solar energy developments worth more than $2 billion.

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TVA ash spill survey response released

Posted: 02/27/2009 - Residents in the area where more than 1 billion gallons of coal ash sludge spilled from a Tennessee Valley Authority storage facility say they are experiencing respiratory problems, stress and anxiety, according to a Tennessee Department of Health survey.

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Arguments on radioactive waste dump begin

Posted: 02/27/2009 - A federal judge is hearing oral arguments to determine whether an interstate compact that includes Utah has the authority to regulate the country's only commercial radioactive waste dump.

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