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Environmental groups sue over mining permits

Posted: 05/16/2013 - A coalition of environmental groups is suing the federal government, claiming officials violated the Endangered Species Act when they granted mining permits at two East Tennessee mines.

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US settles with some defendants in housing lawsuit

Posted: 05/16/2013 - The U.S. Justice Department has reached a lawsuit settlement with architects and civil engineers accused of violating the Fair Housing Act at apartment complexes in Mississippi, Louisiana and Tennessee.

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Jackson wants to close 3 stores as nuisances

Posted: 05/16/2013 - City officials in Jackson seek to padlock three businesses following an undercover investigation into counterfeit and stolen merchandise being sold.

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Memorial service held for fallen state troopers

Posted: 05/16/2013 - In honor of National Police Week, the agency, along with the state Safety Department and Homeland Security, will have its annual memorial service at 9 a.m. Friday at the Safety Department's headquarters

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Plaintiffs in Pilot lawsuit hire ex-FBI head Freeh

Posted: 05/16/2013 - Former FBI Director Louis Freeh's firm has been hired by trucking companies suing Pilot Flying J over allegations that the nation's largest diesel fuel retailer bilked customers out of rebates.

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Jackson man charged with defacing Torah

Posted: 05/16/2013 - The U.S. attorney's office for West Tennessee says 25-year-old Justin Shawn Baker has been charged with violating the civil rights of students and faculty of the Margolin Hebrew Academy in Memphis.

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