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3 Democratic Supreme Court justices launch TV ad

3 Democratic Supreme Court justices launch TV ad

July 12th, 2014 11:00 am by Associated Press

The three Supreme Court justices facing retention elections next month have launched a television ad to stress their dedication to the federal and state constitutions.

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Anthrax scare reveals more CDC lab safety problems

Anthrax scare reveals more CDC lab safety problems

July 11th, 2014 9:00 pm by MIKE STOBBE, AP Medical Writer

Citing an anthrax scare and a recurring problem with safety, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on Friday shut down two research labs and stopped shipping highly dangerous germs to other labs.

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Bear fatally struck by car on I-40 in Knoxville

Bear fatally struck by car on I-40 in Knoxville

July 11th, 2014 6:00 pm by Associated Press

Knoxville police say a bear struck and killed by a car early Friday morning on Interstate 40 was likely the same bear seen wandering in neighborhoods the day before.

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Texas shooting suspect collapses twice in court

Texas shooting suspect collapses twice in court

July 11th, 2014 4:00 pm by MICHAEL GRACZYK, Associated Press

A man accused of killing six members of his ex-wife's family, including four children, after forcing his way into their suburban Houston home collapsed in court twice Friday as a prosecutor read out details of the crime.

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John Seigenthaler, Tennessee journalist, dies

John Seigenthaler, Tennessee journalist, dies

July 11th, 2014 3:42 pm by KRISTIN M. HALL, Associated Press; LUCAS L. JOHNSON II, Associated Press

John Seigenthaler, the journalist who edited The Tennessean newspaper, helped shape USA Today and worked for civil rights during the Kennedy administration, died Friday at his Nashville home at age 86, his son said.

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Fall elections loom over governors' meeting

Fall elections loom over governors' meeting

July 11th, 2014 6:25 am by STEVE PEOPLES and ERIK SCHELZIG, Associated Press

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Partisan divisions over immigration, education and health care are intensifying as dozens of the nation's governors meet just months before elections thick with presidential implications.

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Guns found at teen slaying suspect's home in Tenn.

Guns found at teen slaying suspect's home in Tenn.

July 11th, 2014 6:20 am by LUCAS L. JOHNSON II, Associated Press

Police found a store of firearms Thursday at the home of a 15-year-old boy charged with shooting a longtime member of the National Guard at a Tennessee armory as investigators explored possible motives, an official said.

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Update: Gunman in delivery man garb kills 4 kids, parents

Update: Gunman in delivery man garb kills 4 kids, parents

July 10th, 2014 1:56 pm by MICHAEL GRACZYK, Associated Press

A gunman dressed as a delivery man forced his way into his sister-in-law's suburban Houston home where he held her children at gunpoint until their parents arrived. Then he opened fire, killing four of the children and the two adults.

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Union official: Local coming for Volkswagen plant

Union official: Local coming for Volkswagen plant

July 10th, 2014 1:46 pm by Associated Press

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — An official with the United Auto Workers, which suffered a stinging defeat in its attempt to unionize Volkswagen's assembly plant in Tennessee earlier this year, said Thursday that it is forming a new local at the plant.

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15-year-old charged in fatal shooting at Tenn. armory

15-year-old charged in fatal shooting at Tenn. armory

July 10th, 2014 1:14 pm by Associated Press

Authorities say the suspect somehow gained access to armory, which is usually locked, and fired several shots Wednesday evening. Sgt. 1st Class Michael W. Braden was shot and later died.

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