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Tenn. rejects more gun purchase applications

Posted: 04/01/2013 - U.S. Department of Justice records show 4.26 percent of applications to purchase guns were turned down statewide in 2010, based on criminal background checks.

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Appeals Court overturns healthcare company fine

Posted: 04/01/2013 - The 6th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals said Monday that the fine a lower court leveled against MedQuest Associates in 2011 was excessive and should be overturned.

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Released documents detail FBI informant's role

Posted: 04/01/2013 - Documents newly released by the FBI shed light on how a freelance news photographer passed photos and information about the civil rights movement to the agency.

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Postal Service plans emergency prep exercise

Posted: 04/01/2013 - The Postal Service says the "full-scale" exercise will include employee evacuations from the Nashville Mail Processing & Distribution Center.

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Fishermen in hot water over big haul of white bass

Posted: 04/01/2013 - Four Nashville fishermen were cited for going well over the state fishing limits when they caught 420 white bass in what wildlife officials are calling one of the biggest fish poaching cases in the state.

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New academic, athletic fees coming to ETSU

Posted: 04/01/2013 - Students at East Tennessee State University will be paying more in fees next academic year to support a new football program, but other fees will generate millions for supporting academic programs.

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Tenn. lawmakers could require EpiPens in schools

Posted: 03/31/2013 - A proposal is advancing in the Legislature that would allow at least two epinephrine auto-injectors to be placed in all public and private schools in Tennessee.

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Police in Tenn. find man who fell from plane

Posted: 03/30/2013 - Authorities in Bradley County have found a man who was thrown from an experimental aircraft while he was learning to fly from an instructor.

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Youth, 16, dies when weapon discharges

Posted: 03/29/2013 - Sheriff's spokesman Chip Washington said Friday that deputies were sent to a shooting call late Thursday and arrived to find a youth had been shot in the upper chest.

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Nashville Symphony facing financial hurdle

Posted: 03/29/2013 - The Nashville Symphony Association recently announced it would not renew a letter of credit with its bank lenders that secured the bonds used to build its acclaimed Schermerhorn Symphony Center.

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Sen. Summerville recovering from surgery

Posted: 03/29/2013 - Senate Republican Caucus spokeswoman Darlene Schlicher said in a news release this week that the Dickson Republican became ill at his home on Wednesday and was transported to Nashville.

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Nashville Symphony facing financial hurdle

Posted: 03/29/2013 - The Nashville Symphony Association recently announced it would not renew a letter of credit with its bank lenders that secured the bonds used to build its acclaimed Schermerhorn Symphony Center.

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Memphis police ramps up security for KKK rally

Posted: 03/29/2013 - The police chief says security will be heavy at a weekend Ku Klux Klan Rally in Memphis, where the white supremacists plan to protest the renaming of three Confederate parks.

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Lane restrictions along I-24 begin Monday

Posted: 03/29/2013 - Lanes are expected to be closed on a stretch of I-24 in Christian County from near the 85 mile-marker to the 93 mile-marker near the Tennessee state line.

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Bartender charged when ex-cop thrown from bar

Posted: 03/29/2013 - Police say a Memphis bartender has been charged with assault after a disabled retired police officer with speech problems was thrown out of a bar when the bartender couldn't understand him.

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