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Court records: Mayor refuses to provide passcode for phone

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Nashville Mayor Megan Barry has refused to provide the passcode for her cell phone that is part of an investigation into whether there was criminal wrongdoing during her affair with her former bodyguard.

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How to get reimbursed by the state for pothole damage to your car Video included

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Not only are drivers having to deal with wet roads, but they're also dodging potholes. The recent temperature roller coaster in Middle Tennessee has made potholes a huge issue.

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Trump wants to ban bump stocks; ATF doesn't know if it can

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President Donald Trump has ordered his Justice Department to ban rapid-fire bump stocks like the ones used in last year's Las Vegas massacre— but officials aren't sure they can.

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UPDATE: TWRA working to determine cause of large fish kill Video included

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A large number of fish were found in a creek on Memphis Drive.

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Suspect in Clarksville business burglary arrested

Ryan Gerard, 30, is charged with burglary. (Source: Clarksville Police Department) Ryan Gerard, 30, is charged with burglary. (Source: Clarksville Police Department)
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Ryan Gerard, 30, is accused of stealing $800 in power tools from a building on Pageant Lane on Tuesday morning.

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Study claims Tennessee is 6th 'most sinful' state

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WalletHub says Tennessee is the No. 1 angriest and most hateful state in the country.

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Kentucky State Police commissioner to meet with Trump

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Kentucky State Police Commissioner Rick Sanders is meeting with President Donald Trump to discuss school safety.

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4WARN Weather Alert issued through Saturday for flood risks across Middle TN Video included

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Another round of heavy rain is entering southern Middle Tennessee from Mississippi and is expected to arrive in Nashville before noon Thursday.

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Suspicious package filled with white powder sent to Prince Harry and Meghan Markle

Britain's Prince Harry and his fiancee Meghan Markle attend the traditional Christmas Day service, at St. Mary Magdalene Church in Sandringham, England. (AP Photo/Alastair Grant/File) Britain's Prince Harry and his fiancee Meghan Markle attend the traditional Christmas Day service, at St. Mary Magdalene Church in Sandringham, England. (AP Photo/Alastair Grant/File)
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Police haven't arrested anyone, but they are making inquiries.

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Making the ultimate margarita on National Margarita Day

Pictured here is the Ultimate Frozen Strawberry Margarita! Want to make it? Click the photo in the slideshow! (Allrecipes.com) Pictured here is the Ultimate Frozen Strawberry Margarita! Want to make it? Click the photo in the slideshow! (Allrecipes.com)
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Today is National Margarita Day and what better way to celebrate than with these amazing drink recipes!

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Metro Schools hosting events to increase diversity education Video included

Several staff members attended the diversity training on Wednesday. (WSMV) Several staff members attended the diversity training on Wednesday. (WSMV)
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As part of Black History Month, the Equity and Diversity Department is hosting a series of events that are open to anyone who wants to increase their capacity to engage with students and families effectively and equitably.

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MNPS school bus involved in crash in south Nashville

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According to officials, there were no students on the bus at the time. No injuries have been reported.

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Murfreesboro dogs compete in their own Winter Olympics Video included

Several dogs competed for medals at Safari Pet Resorts. (WSMV) Several dogs competed for medals at Safari Pet Resorts. (WSMV)
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Safari Pet Resort in Murfreesboro hosted an event for OlymPets during their daycare hours on Wednesday.

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Man accused of breaking into downtown Nashville hotel

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The man reportedly broke into the Hilton Hotel through a secured patio of a hotel restaurant just after midnight Thursday.

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Facebook threat causes concern in Robertson, Cheatham counties Video included

A News 4 viewer shared this photo of the alleged threat. (WSMV) A News 4 viewer shared this photo of the alleged threat. (WSMV)
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Threats made through a series of Facebook posts have garnered concerns in two different school districts in Middle Tennessee.

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Director of Fentress County Schools explains reasons for school closure

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An official with Fentress County Schools is now explaining what led up to schools being closed on Tuesday.

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State Senate speaker, 18 other senators endorse Blackburn

U.S. Rep. Marsha Blackburn (WSMV file photo) U.S. Rep. Marsha Blackburn (WSMV file photo)

Tennessee's Senate leader and 18 other Republican state senators have endorsed U.S. Rep. Marsha Blackburn in her U.S. Senate bid.

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City will try to scrub lawfully installed 'satanic' murals

A city council has voted to pursue the removal of six murals it has deemed offensive.

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Group of teens wanted for trying to burglarize cars in Mt. Juliet

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Police in Mt. Juliet are searching for a group of teens who were trying to burglarize cars in the Providence area.

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2 corrections officers attacked by inmates at Kentucky State Penitentiary

Kentucky State Penitentiary (Source: WPSD) Kentucky State Penitentiary (Source: WPSD)
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Inmates attacked two corrections officers at the Kentucky State Penitentiary in Eddyville on Wednesday morning.

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Florida shooting suspect may lose public defender after reports of $800K inheritance

Nikolas Cruz appears in court for a status hearing before Broward Circuit Judge Elizabeth Scherer in Fort Lauderdale, Fla., Monday, Feb. 19, 2018. (WPLG via CNN, POOL) Nikolas Cruz appears in court for a status hearing before Broward Circuit Judge Elizabeth Scherer in Fort Lauderdale, Fla., Monday, Feb. 19, 2018. (WPLG via CNN, POOL)
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The public defender's office filed a motion with the court to determine whether 19-year-old Nikolas Cruz was eligible for a taxpayer-funded defense.

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US beats Canada for gold in women's hockey game

Jocelyne Lamoureux-Davidson (17), of the United States, celebrates after winning against Canada in the women's gold medal hockey game at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Gangneung, South Korea. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum) Jocelyne Lamoureux-Davidson (17), of the United States, celebrates after winning against Canada in the women's gold medal hockey game at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Gangneung, South Korea. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)
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The United States has beaten Canada in a shootout to win their first Olympic gold since 1998 in women's hockey. 

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I-Team: After deadly fire, dangerous conditions at other Nashville halfway houses questioned Video included

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After a deadly fire on Valentine's Day killed three women living in a halfway house on Southwood Drive, the News4 I-Team is raising questions about conditions at other recovery houses in Nashville. 

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Antioch residents in need of flood relief Video included

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Rain on the weekends is like salt in the wound for homeowners that live in flood zones, especially those who are dealing with foundation issues. Homeowners are forced to get creative with how they drain water if they can't afford professional repairs.

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Watch: Angry students, parents confront Sen. Rubio

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Republican Sen. Marco Rubio is being challenged by angry students, teachers and parents who are demanding stronger gun-control measures after a shooting rampage claimed 17 lives at a Florida high school. 

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Court filing alleges misconduct by judge in Marshall Co. High School shooting

Marshall Co. Judge Jamie Jameson (Courtesy: WPSD) Marshall Co. Judge Jamie Jameson (Courtesy: WPSD)
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News4 affiliate in Paducah, Ky., WPSD Local 6, and three other Paxton Media Group organizations, claim the judge presiding over the Marshall County High School shooting case committed serious misconduct. 

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Police looking for driver in Madison fatal hit-and-run

This is not the suspect's car, just a similar vehicle. (Credit: Metro Nashville Police Dept.) This is not the suspect's car, just a similar vehicle. (Credit: Metro Nashville Police Dept.)
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Metro Police are looking for a suspect in a deadly hit-and-run crash in Madison early Valentine's Day morning. 

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Authorities searching for teens that escaped DCS facility in Waverly

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The Perry County Sheriff's Office is searching for two teens who escaped from Natchez Trace Youth Academy, a treatment facility for adolescent males located in Waverly, Tennessee. 

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Rutherford Co. Landfill almost full, closing to determine next step

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The Rutherford County Landfill is almost full, and officials say it will close later this week to evaluate if it will be closed permanently. 

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Assault charge filed against Williamson Co. Schools director Video included

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According to Franklin Police, assault charges were filed against Director of Schools Mike Looney after an incident including a parent and student. 

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Youth violence task force asking for help Video included

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Just a week after Metro Police created a task force to combat violent crimes by teens, it seems they are making some headway. But to really make a difference, they say they need help from the community. 

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Software program scans for potential online threats in Wilson County

Social Sentinel's homepage (WSMV photo) Social Sentinel's homepage (WSMV photo)
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After the recent massacre in Florida parents and schools are on edge. Any social media post remotely resembling a threat throws up a red flag, and people are ready to report anything. 

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Steven Curtis Chapman remembers Billy Graham, crusade performances Video included

Rev. Billy Graham hosted a crusade in Nashville with Steven Curtis Chapman after the Columbine shooting in 2000. (WSMV file photo) Rev. Billy Graham hosted a crusade in Nashville with Steven Curtis Chapman after the Columbine shooting in 2000. (WSMV file photo)
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It was 18 years ago the now Nissan Stadium was Adelphia Coliseum. More than 45,000 made their way down the streets and through the gates for a Billy Graham crusade. Sharing the stage with Graham that night was Christian music singer/songwriter Steven Curtis Chapman. 

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Florida sheriff: Deputies to carry rifles at schools

(AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee) Florida Gov. Rick Scott, foreground, speaks along with Sheriff Scott Israel, center, of Broward County, and Pam Bondi, Florida Attorney General, during a news conference near Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Fla. (AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee) Florida Gov. Rick Scott, foreground, speaks along with Sheriff Scott Israel, center, of Broward County, and Pam Bondi, Florida Attorney General, during a news conference near Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Fla.
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The sheriff of the Florida county where a shooter killed 17 people at a high school last week has ordered all deputies who qualify to begin carrying rifles on school grounds. 

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Trump suggests arming teachers as a solution to increase school safety

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President Donald Trump, after listening to a series of emotional stories and pleas to enhance school safety at the White House Wednesday, floated the idea of arming teachers and school staff, an idea that was met with support from many of the attendees.

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NRA rejects idea of raising minimum age to buy rifles

In this Thursday, July 26, 2012 file photo, an AR-15 style rifle is displayed at the Firing-Line indoor range and gun shop. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon, File) In this Thursday, July 26, 2012 file photo, an AR-15 style rifle is displayed at the Firing-Line indoor range and gun shop. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon, File)
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The National Rifle Association is rejecting ideas to raise the minimum age for purchasing rifles. The idea of keeping people younger than 21 from buying rifles including AR-15 style firearms has been proposed, including in a bill that will be introduced in the Senate. 

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Heisman Trophy-winning QB Weinke to coach RBs for Tennessee

Former Heisman Trophy-winning quarterback Chris Weinke is joining Tennessee's staff as a running backs coach.

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Agency board knew of complaints about executive director 2 years ago Video included

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The summary of an internal investigation by an attorney reveals the board of the Upper Cumberland Human Resource Agency knew of complaints about their executive director two years ago and still kept him in that position.

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BREAKING

Mobile Police officer shot and killed

Slain Mobile Police Officer Justin Billa (MPD) Slain Mobile Police Officer Justin Billa (MPD)
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A Mobile Police officer was shot and killed Tuesday night in Toulminville. 

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Police ID victim in deadly shooting; Search ongoing for 4 gunmen Video included

The shooting happened around 8:30 p.m. Tuesday. (WSMV) The shooting happened around 8:30 p.m. Tuesday. (WSMV)
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A man is dead and as many as four gunmen are on the run after a shooting at an apartment complex in northeast Nashville.

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Police: 18-year-old Michigan student wanted to re-enact Florida shooting

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Ryan Robert Debruyne has been charged with making a false report or threat of terrorism and was arraigned in court on Tuesday.

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Evangelist Billy Graham dies at age 99

In this Dec. 20, 2010 file photo, evangelist Billy Graham, 92, is interviewed at the Billy Graham Evangelistic Association headquarters in Charlotte, N.C. In this Dec. 20, 2010 file photo, evangelist Billy Graham, 92, is interviewed at the Billy Graham Evangelistic Association headquarters in Charlotte, N.C.
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Evangelist the Rev. Billy Graham has died at his home in North Carolina at age 99, according to his spokesman. 

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Police: KY boy brought knife to school, planned to stab others

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Police say a Kentucky middle school student who brought a large knife to school has been charged with attempted murder.

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Complaints question Harwell's PAC help, $3.1M self-loan

Tennessee House Speaker Beth Harwell (Source: Tennessee General Assembly) Tennessee House Speaker Beth Harwell (Source: Tennessee General Assembly)

Two campaign finance complaints question House Speaker Beth Harwell's help from a political committee and a $3.1 million self-loan to her Republican gubernatorial campaign.

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Kentucky National Guard unit deploying with 101st Airborne

A Kentucky National Guard unit is deploying with the 101st Airborne to Afghanistan for a yearlong tour.

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10 Tennessee sites included in new US civil rights trail

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State officials say 10 Tennessee landmarks are being included in a new civil rights trail.

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Time for action: Florida shooting survivors meet lawmakers

Sheryl Acquarola, a 16 year-old junior from Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School is overcome with emotion after the representatives voted not to hear the bill banning assault rifles and large capacity magazines. (AP Photo/Mark Wallheiser) Sheryl Acquarola, a 16 year-old junior from Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School is overcome with emotion after the representatives voted not to hear the bill banning assault rifles and large capacity magazines. (AP Photo/Mark Wallheiser)
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Despite their enthusiasm and determination, the students and their supporters aren't likely to get what they really want: a ban on AR-15s and similar semi-automatic rifles.

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Armed robbery suspect wanted in Clarksville

Patrick Titus Booker, 31, is wanted for aggravated robbery. (Source: Clarksville Police Department) Patrick Titus Booker, 31, is wanted for aggravated robbery. (Source: Clarksville Police Department)
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Patrick Titus Booker, 31, is accused of firing a handgun during the robbery on Feb. 16.

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Trump says more must be done to protect children

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"We must do more to protect our children," Trump said, adding that his administration was working hard to respond to the shooting in Parkland that left 17 dead.

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Trump calls Graham 'a very special man'

Graham died at his home in Montreat, North Carolina, spokesman Jeremy Blume said. (Billy Graham Evangelistic Association via CNN Wire) Graham died at his home in Montreat, North Carolina, spokesman Jeremy Blume said. (Billy Graham Evangelistic Association via CNN Wire)
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"The GREAT Billy Graham is dead. There was nobody like him! He will be missed by Christians and all religions. A very special man," the President tweeted.

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Watch: Highlights of Billy Graham's preaching

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We have just a few of the highlights of his decades-long career.

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Titans QB Marcus Mariota tries out 'ALS pepper challenge'

Marcus Mariota (WSMV file photo) Marcus Mariota (WSMV file photo)
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Titans quarterback Marcus Mariota decided to give the "ALS Pepper Challenge" a try.

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Country singer Kelsea Ballerini battling the flu

Kelsea Ballerini duets with piano virtuoso Joey Alexander during "CMA Country Christmas."  (Photo Credit: Donn Jones / CMA) Kelsea Ballerini duets with piano virtuoso Joey Alexander during "CMA Country Christmas." (Photo Credit: Donn Jones / CMA)
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Singer Kelsea Ballerini is battling the flu, or as she calls it, "getting cozy with the commode."

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The connection between Rev. Billy Graham and Music City Video included

Rev. Billy Graham has died at age 99. (WSMV) Rev. Billy Graham has died at age 99. (WSMV)
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The Rev. Billy Graham was America's pastor. For millions, he was God's quarterback, sharing the word, and with his Bible as his playbook, showing the way.

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