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Tennessee bill that blocks marijuana decriminalization passes

The bill passed in the Senate Monday evening after impassioned debate on both sides of the issue.
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Limits on Tennessee campaign investments headed to governor

The House on Monday voted 95-0 in favor of the bill sponsored by Republican Rep. Gerald McCormick of Chattanooga.
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Video released of Tennessee teen missing with teacher

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) – A news outlet has released video of a 15-year-old Tennessee girl who is missing with her high school teacher in hopes that someone will recognize her voice. The video posted on Facebook by Wayne County Now shows Elizabeth Thomas teaching her older brother how to sew a Confederate flag. Monday marks […]
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Sheriff: 2 accused of trying to sell a baby online for $3K

ELIZABETHTON, Tenn. (AP) – Authorities say a Tennessee couple is accused of trying to sell a 5-month-old baby online for $3,000. Local news outlets report that the Greene County Sheriff’s Office says 37-year-old Deanna Lynn Greer and 26-year-old John David Cain were arrested Friday on charges of aggravated child abuse and aggravated child neglect or […]
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Tennessee Senate could vote on resolution to move Polk’s body

This would be the third time the Tennessee President's body has been moved
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Deaths of 33 reptiles at Knoxville zoo investigated

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - Officials at the Knoxville zoo are investigating the recent deaths of 33 reptiles.

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Alabama authorities: 2 teens, 2 adults killed in plane crash

BLOUNT COUNTY, Ala. (AP) - Authorities in Alabama say two teenagers and two adults have been killed in a small plane crash.
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Alabama man arrested in Colorado after escape

PUEBLO, Colo. (AP) - Authorities say a man who escaped from custody in Alabama has been arrested in Colorado.
3 days ago
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2 teens wounded as water balloon fight ends in gunfire

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) - Birmingham police say two teenage girls were wounded after a water balloon fight at a city park ended in gunfire.
4 days ago
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Police say spring break arrests plummet on Alabama coast

ORANGE BEACH, Ala. (AP) – Police in Alabama’s two largest beach towns say they’re arrested more than 450 spring breakers so far this year, and that’s a big improvement from last year. Police in both Orange Beach and Gulf Shores are implementing get-tough policies this year to keep young vacationers under tabs, and they say […]
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Bird flu confirmed in 3 Southern states; poultry not at risk

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) – Bird flu has now been confirmed in three Southern states, but officials say the nation’s poultry supply isn’t at risk. The Kentucky Department of Agriculture said Tuesday that it’s temporarily banning the transportation of poultry after a form of the disease was found in a commercial flock of 22,000 hens in […]
1 week ago
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Amid concerns about secrecy, vote set for Auburn president

no candidates have been announced in the search to replace Auburn President Jay Gogue.

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Georgia Senate plans vote on campus guns measure

Both chambers would have to pass the measure before adjourning on Thursday
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Lawsuit: Hackers stole customer data at 1,000 Arby’s stores

ATLANTA (AP) – A Connecticut couple says Georgia-based Arby’s restaurants failed to prevent hackers from stealing customer information at hundreds of its stores. In a new federal lawsuit, the couple is seeking class-action status in the case. Jacqueline and Joseph Weiss of Glastonbury, Connecticut, say computer hackers used data-looting malware to penetrate systems at about […]
2 days ago
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Police identify pilot killed in fiery plane crash in Georgia

ATLANTA (AP) - Police have identified the pilot who was killed in a fiery crash of a small plane in suburban Atlanta.
2 days ago
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Julio Jones, others plan residential, entertainment complex

ATLANTA (AP) - Atlanta Falcons football star Julio Jones is among investigators in what backers describe as a massive business and entertainment project planned northeast of Atlanta.
3 days ago
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Local brewers react to Georgia House bill on breweries

Rock Spring, Georgia (WDEF) -- Fans of breweries and distilleries in Georgia now have a reason to celebrate.
3 days ago
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Campus guns, income tax proposals await action in final days

ATLANTA (AP) - Legislation affecting college campuses, taxes and Georgia's fledgling medical marijuana program awaits action as lawmakers enter the session's final two days.