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Christian legal group complains about assignment

Posted: 06/20/2013 - Some students objected to being told to wear a rainbow ribbon and make statements in support of gay rights. They were then to write a paper detailing discrimination they faced for their perceived support.

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Three arrested in pot and cocaine bust

Posted: 06/19/2013 - The Knox County Sheriff's Office arrested three poeple after a search warrant led to the discovery of crack cocaine and marijuana at a Knoxville home.

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1-year-old's skull fractured by bullet in Jackson

Updated: 06/19/2013 - Jackson police say a bullet came through a wall at an apartment complex and fractured a 1-year-old's skull. Authorities are searching for two brothers who are suspects in the shooting.

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Man arrested on Denver flight feared he had bomb

Posted: 06/18/2013 - A Colorado man who acted nervously and told a flight attendant there was a bomb in his backpack on a flight from Knoxville, Tenn. to Denver has been charged in federal court.

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Fight breaks out at juvenile court in Memphis

Posted: 06/18/2013 - Authorities say a fight broke out among 50 detainees at Shelby County Juvenile Court when a sprinkler system went off, unlocking the doors of their cells.

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Orchestra lays off catering, dining staff

Posted: 06/18/2013 - The Tennessean reported symphony CEO Alan Valentine and Board Chairman Ed Goodrich announced late Monday what they called a "difficult decision."

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Franklin Co. takes aim at meth production locally

Updated: 06/18/2013 - Franklin County is trying to become the first county in the state to require prescriptions for pseudoephedrine-based cold medicines as a way to fight methamphetamine production.

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AARP honors Johnson City health system

Updated: 06/18/2013 - Mountain State Health Alliance in Johnson City has been recognized by AARP as one of the 50 best employers in the nation for workers over 50.

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TTU shares in over $100k in USDA

Posted: 06/18/2013 - Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack says the federal government is funding nine Tennessee business-related projects with more than $100,000 in grants.

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New technology saves TWRA money in trapping hogs

Posted: 06/18/2013 - Richard Kirk of TWRA said the new method alerts an on-call agent, who can watch feral hogs in real time and spring the trap by pushing a virtual button on a computer or smartphone from miles away.

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Man shot by Memphis officer facing charges

Posted: 06/17/2013 - Police say that a man who was shot after pointing a shotgun at Memphis officers has been charged with aggravated burglary and assault.

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TN officials hope to lure Fiat-Chrysler to state

Posted: 06/17/2013 - State officials are making the case to Fiat head Sergio Marchionne to select Tennessee for the Italian automaker's joint headquarters with Chrysler Group LLC.

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Nissan worker killed in auto assembly area

Updated: 06/17/2013 - A maintenance technician has been killed at the Nissan auto assembly plant in Smyrna. A company spokesman confirmed the death of 43-year-old Michael Hooper.

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