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Nashville high school has its own record label

Posted: 05/09/2013 - John Esposito, president and CEO of Warner Music Nashville, said Pearl-Cohn is the first school in the nation to house a student-run label affiliated with a major record label.

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Pedestrian clinging to life after being hit

Posted: 05/09/2013 - The accident happened Wednesday downtown in the eastbound lanes of Interstate 40 near the Interstate 24 junction and has tied up traffic for hours. Police had to shut down multiple lanes of traffic to investigate.

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Police: Man tried to kidnap 11-year-old

Posted: 05/09/2013 - Clarksville police are investigating an attempted child abduction case after an 11-year-old boy told authorities that a man tried to pull him into a minivan on Wednesday.

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DCS investigating after teen accused in shooting

Updated: 05/08/2013 - The Department of Children's Services is reviewing its actions after a 17-year-old boy the agency was supervising gunned down a fellow high school student.

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Memphis man pleads guilty to taking over HUD homes

Posted: 05/08/2013 - Federal prosecutors say a Memphis man who claims he is a sovereign citizen has pleaded guilty to illegally taking possession of government-owned housing properties.

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Middle Tenn. Boy Scouts group backs gay ban

Posted: 05/08/2013 - The BSA unveiled a proposal in April that says no youth may be denied membership "on the basis of sexual orientation or preference alone."

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Gov. Haslam signs workers' comp legislation

Posted: 05/08/2013 - A major feature of the measure is that it removes workers' compensation cases from the state's trial courts and instead creates special panels appointed by the governor to hear claims and appeals.

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Defense argues against death penalty in shootings

Posted: 05/08/2013 - Documents filed in federal court say a former prison guard charged with killing two Tennessee post office workers should not face the death penalty because the punishment is unconstitutional.

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Nashville-based Oreck files for bankruptcy

Posted: 05/08/2013 - Oreck laid off an undisclosed number of employees last October and again in January, saying the move was part of a shift away from direct sales.

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Taxpayers trying to turn out the lights

Posted: 05/07/2013 - Half a million dollars, that's how much it is costing Tennessee taxpayers to keep lights on 24/7 at the Leglislative Plaza and War Memorial Building in Nashville.

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Tennessee to create 9 'recovery courts'

Posted: 05/07/2013 - The Tennessee Department of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services will create nine recovery courts to combat mental health and substance abuse issues.

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Williams Sausage expanding in Union City

Posted: 05/07/2013 - Tennessee's Department of Economic and Community Development says the sausage company is investing $3 million at its headquarters in Obion County.

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Program finds jobs for hundreds National Guardmen

Posted: 05/07/2013 - Tennessee is one of only four states to have the support program, which has placed more than 600 Tennessee National Guard personnel and their families in jobs with companies across Tennessee since 2012.

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Health Department warns of West Nile

Posted: 05/07/2013 - Four out of five people with West Nile won't show symptoms, but others will develop severe illness that can result in permanent neurological damage or even death.

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