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Many Tennesseans too fat to fight, 3 in 4 young people ineligible to enlist in military

May 5th, 2010 4:20 am by Christina E. Sanchez

When Tennesseans get the call to fight, most of the young adults in the Volunteer State may have to stand down. Nearly 75 percent of young adults in the country would be ineligible to enlist in the military because of lack of education, criminal records

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Homeowners abandoning underwater mortgages, social stigma wanes

May 4th, 2010 4:45 am by Staff Report

CNN Money is reporting that two studies released late last week found that more homeowners are choosing to let an underwater home go into foreclosure, despite their ability to continue to make payments. University of Chicago and Northwestern University re

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Record-breaking flood displaces thousands in Middle Tennessee

May 3rd, 2010 9:58 am by Staff Report

Nahsville Mayor Karl Dean is asking Nashville residents to conserve water by using it only for drinking and food preparation.One of the city's two water treatment plants was flooded by weekend rains. Officials don't know yet when the K.R. Harrington plan

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