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Tennessee gubernatorial hopefuls silent on Bredesen commutation

July 17th, 2010 2:52 pm by Associated Press

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) Tennessee's gubernatorial candidates won't say publicly whether they disagree with Democratic Gov. Phil Bredesen's decision to commute the death sentence of a woman convicted of paying a man to kill her husband.

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Tea party rejects racist label, but some concerns remain

July 17th, 2010 2:18 pm by Associated Press

Accusations about racism within the tea party have rumbled for a year, but they suddenly exploded last week with a resolution at the NAACP convention in Kansas City saying the party is attracting people and groups hostile to minorities.

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Woman charged in Morristown torture-murder of 94-year-old man pleads guilty

July 17th, 2010 11:06 am by staff report

A woman who prosecutors characterized as one of the most culpable in the January 2008 abduction and murder of 94-year-old Willie Lee Morgan pleaded guilty in Hamblen County Criminal Court Friday afternoon.

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Arizona pulls plug on speed cameras; Redflex says it's a dangerous mistake

July 16th, 2010 11:25 am by Staff Report

The Arizona Republic is reporting that state officials have pulled the plug on speed cameras on freeways across Arizona, ending the state's controversial experiment with photo enforcement.The short-lived program expired after the state Department of Publi

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