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Father of murder suspect testifies at her trial

Posted: 03/18/2013 - The father of a woman accused of killing her newborn twins has testified that he was in such shock after finding a dead baby inside his home that he waited 15 minutes before calling for help.

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Lankford won't challenge Alexander for Senate

Posted: 03/18/2013 - Lankford said the decision came after Alexander visited his home and met with his family. He cited Alexander's perfect rating from the National Rifle Association and his goal of reducing federal spending.

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Labor department commissioner resigns

Posted: 03/18/2013 - The commissioner of Tennessee's Department of Labor and Workforce Development is resigning due to family reasons.

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Tornado debris study could lead to better warnings

Posted: 03/18/2013 - A new study has documented one picture's flight of almost 220 miles over Alabama and Tennessee in 2011. That is among the longest-documented trajectories of tornado debris, the researchers found.

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2 charged in death of disabled Tennessee veteran

Posted: 03/18/2013 - Two people were taken into custody in connection with the slaying of a disabled military veteran in Rogersville, who police believe was beaten and stabbed to death for his medication.

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Breweries launch 'High Tax Ale' to urge change

Posted: 03/18/2013 - A special joint offering from Tennessee craft brewers Yazoo and Calfkiller features an unusual sales pitch to beer aficionados. It reads: "Now With Even More Taxes!"

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Woman charged after displaying vulgar message

Posted: 03/16/2013 - A Middle Tennessee woman is facing charges after police say she displayed a vulgar message about an officer who arrested her daughter on a drug charge.

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Psychiatrist says Lowe suffered from shock

Posted: 03/15/2013 - A psychiatrist testified Friday that a mother charged in the deaths of her newborn twins did not know she was pregnant and suffered from shock from blood loss when she gave birth on a toilet.

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Country music's Jack Greene dies in Nashville

Posted: 03/15/2013 - Jack Greene, a longtime Grand Ole Opry star whose "There Goes My Everything" won single of the year by the Country Music Association in 1967, has died in Nashville at 83.

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Psychiatrist says Lowe suffered from shock

Posted: 03/15/2013 - A psychiatrist testified Friday that a mother charged in the deaths of her newborn twins did not know she was pregnant and suffered from shock from blood loss when she gave birth on a toilet.

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3 charged in will signature case, forgery alleged

Posted: 03/15/2013 - A Grundy County grand jury has charged three people who TBI investigators say were involved in the forgery of a signature to a will. One of them is a former county mayoral candidate.

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TDOT sending 3 HELP trucks to Bristol races

Updated: 03/15/2013 - The Tennessee Department of Transportation is dispatching three of its lime yellow HELP trucks to keep traffic flowing near Bristol International Speedway for NASCAR races on Saturday and Sunday.

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Foodmaker expanding in Kingsport, 40 new jobs

Updated: 03/15/2013 - Tennessee Economic and Community Development Commissioner Bill Hagerty said Tennessee and Canada enjoy a mutually beneficial economic partnership through exporting and foreign direct investment.

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Sec. of State Hargett warns of real estate scam

Posted: 03/15/2013 - According to the office's business services division, letters have been sent to at least eight real estate companies suggesting that there are claims against titles of more than two dozen residential properties.

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Bill to halt renaming of Confederate parks

Posted: 03/15/2013 - The measure sponsored by Republican Sen. Bill Ketron of Murfreesboro was approved 26-3 by the Senate on Thursday. The companion bill passed the house 69-22 last month.

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Senate OKs virtual school measure

Posted: 03/15/2013 - Critics have pushed for capping enrollment following the low performance of Tennessee Virtual Academy, the state's only privately operated virtual school.

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Appeals court dismisses TennCare lawsuit

Posted: 03/15/2013 - A federal appeals court has thrown out a 15-year-old legal agreement that mandate regular medical and dental care for the 750,000 children on TennCare, more than a third of all children in the state.

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