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Mayor to attend ceremony in southeast Nashville

Posted: 06/17/2013 - Mayor Karl Dean will participate in a groundbreaking ceremony on Monday for an expanded library, regional community center and park space at the city's new mixed-use complex in southeast Nashville.

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ETSU scholars get $2.2M for drug abuse prevention

Posted: 06/17/2013 - East Tennessee State University has received a more-than-$2.2 million grant from the National Institute on Drug Abuse to launch a research program aimed at battling prescription drug abuse.

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Tennessee compressed gas cylinders recalled

Posted: 06/17/2013 - The U.S. Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration has issued an emergency recall of compressed gas cylinders commonly used for propane stoves and other propane-fueled equipment.

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Downtown Memphis sees construction crews return

Posted: 06/17/2013 - Construction in Downtown's core is on the rebound, although the plans that remain relevant have new elements and some construction companies didn't survive the slump.

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Nashville welcomes new type of neighborhood

Posted: 06/17/2013 - The Nashville Ledger (http://bit.ly/1boJ894) reports construction on the project in the Germantown area is expected to begin near the end of the summer.

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Proper way to dispose American flags

Posted: 06/14/2013 - Old, damaged or unusable American flags have to be disposed of in a dignified way, typically burned. Not everyone knows can properly burn them, but the city of Knoxville has an answer.

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2nd Memphis drug gang member gets life in prison

Posted: 06/14/2013 - A gang member convicted of killing a man on orders from the head of a violent drug ring that had ties to Mexican cartels has been sentenced to life in prison.

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TDOT plans for I-24 would improve traffic flow

Posted: 06/14/2013 - A $40 million reconfiguring of Interstate 24 exits in Chattanooga is expected to improve traffic flow and gain better access to the south side of the city.

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Comptroller, Memphis officials confident

Posted: 06/14/2013 - A second letter from the state comptroller's office to the city of Memphis has stressed the city budget at hand is crucial to the city's fiscal future.

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US marshals searching for Memphis murder suspect

Posted: 06/14/2013 - The U.S. Marshals Service is asking for the public's help in the search for a Memphis man wanted on murder charges in the death of his girlfriend nearly eight years ago.

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TSU participates in strawberry project

Updated: 06/19/2013 - Tennessee State University is joining researchers at other public universities to study sustainable strawberry production.

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MTSU's student farmers market opens Friday

Posted: 06/14/2013 - Officials say the market will be open from noon to 3 p.m. at the Horticulture Center on Lightning Way across from the Tennessee Livestock Center.

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Plans discussed for Memphis solid waste pickup

Posted: 06/14/2013 - City officials are discussing plans to overhaul the collection of solid waste in Memphis, where civil rights leader Martin Luther King Jr. marched in support of sanitation workers' jobs 45 years ago.

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Plane from Nashville to Atlanta strikes pole

Updated: 06/14/2013 - Passengers on Delta flight 1066 from Nashville to Atlanta were removed from the plane after it struck a light pole while taxiing on the ramp.

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Speakers seek review of no-bid outsourcing deal

Updated: 06/14/2013 - The speakers of the House and Senate are seeking a review of no-bid elements of an outsourcing deal with a real estate firm that has counted fellow Republican Gov. Bill Haslam as one of its investors.

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On the farm: Here are 10 must-see acts at Bonnaroo

Posted: 06/13/2013 - The headliners usually get all the ink and this year's group at the Bonnaroo Music & Arts Festival is definitely ink-worthy: Paul McCartney, Mumford & Sons and Tom Petty.

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Seniors warned about phone call scam

Posted: 06/13/2013 - Officials are warning Tennessee's seniors about a scam involving recorded phone calls promising free or low cost personal emergency or medical alert systems.

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