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Victims' rights group honors Davidson County D.A.

Posted: 04/29/2013 - Victims' rights group You Have the Power is celebrating its 20-year anniversary and will be honoring Nashville District Attorney General Torry Johnson with the first annual Powerhouse Award.

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Student's letter gets results

Posted: 04/29/2013 - The student at West End Middle School wrote a five-page letter to U.S. Rep. Jim Cooper to support a renewable energy bill as part of an English assignment and didn't actually expect a reply.

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Tips to avoid scams when storms damage your home

Posted: 04/26/2013 - When a storm hits and damages your home, it can be difficult knowing where to turn, and especially difficult knowing how avoid being scammed by contractors looking to take advantage of homeowners.

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Sentences to be concurrent in newborn twin deaths

Posted: 04/26/2013 - At a Friday hearing in Gallatin, Sumner County Criminal Court Judge Dee David Gee sentenced Lowe to the maximum 25 years on the aggravated child abuse charges.

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Hamilton E9-1-1 failure not due to Verizon outage

Posted: 04/26/2013 - According to the agency, the first report of failed calls came on Wednesday from a Verizon customer. Subsequent testing confirmed Verizon E9-1-1 call failures from multiple locations in Hamilton County.

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City of Niota functioning again, has insurance

Posted: 04/26/2013 - The league initially declined to renew the city's insurance after city commissioners refused to cooperate with an investigation into whether they harassed city employees.

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Memphis teens rescue children from burning house

Posted: 04/26/2013 - Authorities said 15-year-old Banderas Walker and 19-year-old Michael Ellis pulled the children to safety through windows. Zachary Thomas ran inside to search for the children, unaware they had been pulled to safety.

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TN GOP says infighting typical of supermajority

Posted: 04/26/2013 - Leaders say the fracturing was to be expected, and they had been warning of it since winning more than two-thirds of the legislative seats in November.

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Michigan worker killed at Nissan's Tennessee plant

Posted: 04/26/2013 - The employee was killed Thursday in the factory's paint plant. Bob Light, a spokesman for Complete Automation, said the employee was killed when a large electrical panel fell while it was being moved.

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Southern Baptist site blocked on military bases

Updated: 04/26/2013 - Defense Department spokesman Lt. Col. Damien Pickart said Thursday in an email that the department is investigating what is causing the access issue and working diligently to correct it."

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Mississippi River bridge hit by barge

Posted: 04/25/2013 - The latest incident on the flooded river happened Thursday morning when a barge struck the bridge at Caruthersville, Mo. The bridge carries Interstate 155 traffic between southern Missouri and Tennessee.

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Acceptable forms of voter ID reduced further

Posted: 04/25/2013 - On Thursday, Secretary of State Tre Hargett announced new changes to the state's voter identification law that will restrict the number of valid forms of ID even further.

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Tennessee felon being tried in La. on murder charge

Posted: 04/25/2013 - Prosecutors say Wood was shot three times in the head, and DNA shows Harmon had sex with her. Defense attorney Alfred Boustany argued Tuesday that authorities haven't proven it was Harmon's DNA

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