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Two armed robbery attempts reported on MTSU campus

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Two armed robbery attempts were reported Tuesday night on the MTSU campus. More>>

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Man charged in connection with 2013 Decatur County murder

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A Decaturville man has been charged with first degree murder in connection with a 2013 murder, according to the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation. More>>

Vikings: Peterson on exempt list, barred from team activities

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The placement on the list means that the football player, under scrutiny for child abuse charges, will be required to stay away from all team activities.

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Obama: Ebola one day, extremist threat the next

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Underscoring the multiple challenges facing his administration, President Barack Obama is consulting with military officials about the U.S. counterterrorism campaign against Islamic State militants, just a day after... More>>

Brentwood man pleads guilty to second-degree murder in wife's death Video included

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Randy Maidens pleaded guilty on Tuesday to shooting and killing his wife, Dr. Rachael Maidens, in their upscale Brentwood home in 2013.
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Nashvillians joining fight against Ebola virus Video included

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NBC News just reported on the president's plan to send more aid workers to Africa to fight Ebola, and here at home, your own neighbors are joining in the fight. More>>

Union appeals Rice's indefinite suspension by NFL

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The NFL players' union appealed Ray Rice's indefinite suspension Tuesday night. More>>

Pedestrian injured in Mt. Juliet crash

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The wreck, which involved a pickup truck, happened in the westbound lanes of Lebanon Road near Matterhorn Drive. More>>

Anti-gay billboard in Portland generating controversy Video included

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In Portland, TN, a towering billboard quotes a Leviticus passage from the Old Testament: "You shall not lie with a man as with a woman. It is an abomination." More>>

Metro Action Commission still has funding available for utility assistance Video included

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The Metro Action Commission has extra funding left over for those who need help paying their utilities, but time is running out to apply for assistance. More>>

Driver involved in crash with country singer Lynn Anderson speaks out Video included

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A country singer arrested on a DUI charge after a crash last week is now facing a lawsuit from another driver who says he was injured in the wreck. More>>

Andre Agassi tours new charter school he helped fund in East Nashville Video included

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Tennis legend Andre Agassi spent some time with students in Nashville on Tuesday, but he wasn't there to talk sports. He toured the new charter school he helped to build in East Nashville. More>>

Teacher, husband arrested after allegedly receiving marijuana package at home Video included

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An Antioch school teacher and her husband were arrested after they allegedly received a 15-pound package of marijuana at their home. More>>

Vandals target church in Murfreesboro Video included

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The pastor of Lighthouse Baptist church found busted windows, shattered glass, "Hail Satan" spray-painted on a door of an outbuilding and a message about Jesus spray-painted on a table. More>>

Terrorist sympathizers urge 'lone wolf' attacks at major US tourist sites

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Terrorist sympathizers are urging for 'lone wolf' attacks at major U.S. tourist attractions - and NYC's Time Square is high on its list.  More>>

Longtime Predators coach raising money for Parkinson's research Video included

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Brent Peterson wants to help others learn about the disease, which is the big push behind the event he's hosting Tuesday night. More>>

Anheuser-Busch, McDonald's voice NFL disapproval

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By MAE ANDERSON The Associated Press Major sponsors including Anheuser-Busch are adding to the chorus of disapproval over the National Football League's recent scandals, but the companies are stopping... More>>

Issues with 911 calls affecting thousands in Tennessee Video included

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Officials are warning thousands not to dial 911 because certain calls are being dropped, disrupted and rerouted in several Tennessee counties. More>>

4 men charged with robbing, kidnapping Austin Peay students Video included

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Two Austin Peay students say they were robbed and kidnapped by crooks carrying a shotgun, a baseball bat and a knife Monday morning. More>>

Suspect arrested in mall parking lot stalking incident Video included

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Police have arrested a man accused of stalking and harassing a woman in the parking lot of Stones River Mall. More>>

MPD: Woman wearing bra and panties runs into school cafeteria

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A woman wearing her bra and panties is accused of running into the cafeteria at Westside elementary school and causing a bizarre disturbance just before more than a hundred children were due to come in for lunch.
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Grand jury to weigh case of NASCAR's Tony Stewart

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By CAROLYN THOMPSON Associated Press The decision whether to charge three-time NASCAR champion Tony Stewart in the August death of a fellow driver at a sprint car race in upstate New York will be up to a... More>>

CoverGirl's NFL sponsorship ad used as anti-domestic violence message

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Cosmetic giant CoverGirl and its sponsorship with the NFL is being tested with an internet meme that balks at the league's response to domestic violence involving some of its players.

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Middle Tennessee favorites reach 'America's Got Talent' finals

 Quintavious Johnson of Franklin and Nashville performer Emily West are two of the six finalists on tonight's America's Got Talent. (9/16/14)

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Acts added to Nashville's New Year's Eve bash

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Grammy-nominated singer/songwriter Gavin DeGraw and two other acts will join Lady Antebellum as Nashville rings in the New Year at the Jack Daniel's Bash on Broadway: New Year's Eve in Music City, the Nashville Convention & Visitors Corporation announced Tuesday. More>>

Man killed in shooting west of downtown Nashville Video included

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Police said that a man who was shot on Herman Street west of downtown died from his injuries. More>>

Chattanooga gets grant for light rail study

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Chattanooga leaders say a federal grant will help pay for a study to determine whether a light rail public transportation system would be feasible for the city. More>>

Senate Speaker Ramsey spins wins out of defeats

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State Senate Speaker Ron Ramsey has a way of turning spectacular failures into soaring victories. More>>

Defense sec., Joint Chiefs chair hint at sending ground troops

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 Army Gen. Martin Dempsey, chair of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, said U.S. military advisers to Iraqi forces could eventually accompany those troops on combat missions if there is a need.
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On World Ozone Day, good news: ozone layer recovering

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The ozone layer, which protects life on Earth from the sun's harmful ultraviolet radiation, was being eroded by chlorofluorocarbons.

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State parks recognize National Public Lands Day

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In recognition of National Public Lands Day, Tennessee State Parks are inviting the public to take part in hikes and volunteer activities across the state on Sept. 27. More>>

Tenn. gets grant to ID worker misclassification

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Tennessee has received a $499,000 federal grant for efforts to stop worker misclassification. More>>

Citizen Action hires back former director Mancini

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Tennessee Citizen Action has hired back its former executive director Mary Mancini to run a new get-out-the-vote effort. More>>

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  • New IS video warns US over Iraq deployment

    New IS video warns US over Iraq deployment

    Wednesday, September 17 2014 6:54 AM EDT2014-09-17 10:54:33 GMT
    The militant Islamic State group has released a video warning the United States that fighters await it in Iraq if President Barack Obama sends troops there, as he and his top general said may happen.More >>
    The militant Islamic State group has released a video warning the United States that fighters await it in Iraq if President Barack Obama sends troops there, as he and his top general said may happen.More >>
  • Cuts to food stamps will only hit 4 states

    Cuts to food stamps will only hit 4 states

    Wednesday, September 17 2014 4:39 AM EDT2014-09-17 08:39:02 GMT
    An Associated Press review finds that cuts to the nation's food stamp program enacted this year are only affecting four states, far from the sweeping overhaul that Republicans had pushed.More >>
    Cuts to the nation's food stamp program enacted this year are only affecting four states, far from the sweeping overhaul that Republicans had pushed, an Associated Press review has found.More >>
  • Vikings bar Peterson from all team activities

    Vikings bar Peterson from all team activities

    Wednesday, September 17 2014 4:13 AM EDT2014-09-17 08:13:17 GMT
    Adrian Peterson was back at Minnesota Vikings headquarters on Monday, and the first thing fullback Jerome Felton did when he saw his star running back was give him a high-five.More >>
    After a day of public pressure from angry fans and concerned sponsors, the Minnesota Vikings have reversed course and placed star running back Adrian Peterson on the exempt-commissioner's permission list, a move that...More >>
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  • APNewsBreak: 'Easy Rider' bike going to auction

    APNewsBreak: 'Easy Rider' bike going to auction

    Wednesday, September 17 2014 7:32 AM EDT2014-09-17 11:32:29 GMT
    The Captain America chopper Peter Fonda rode in "Easy Rider" is coming to auction.More >>
    The customized Captain America chopper Peter Fonda rode in "Easy Rider" has come to symbolize the counterculture of the 1960s. Now it's for sale.More >>
  • Celebrity rabbi takes plea bargain over bribery

    Celebrity rabbi takes plea bargain over bribery

    Wednesday, September 17 2014 7:22 AM EDT2014-09-17 11:22:30 GMT
    A multimillionaire Israeli celebrity rabbi with a following in the U.S. has accepted a plea bargain in a high-profile bribery case and could face a year in prison, an Israeli official said Wednesday, bringing...More >>
    A multimillionaire Israeli celebrity rabbi with a following in the U.S. has accepted a plea bargain in a high-profile bribery case and could face a year in prison, an Israeli official said Wednesday, bringing closer an end...More >>
  • China police formally arrest Chan son in drug case

    China police formally arrest Chan son in drug case

    Wednesday, September 17 2014 7:22 AM EDT2014-09-17 11:22:19 GMT
    Prosecutors in Beijing say police have formally arrested the son of film star Jackie Chan on suspicion of allowing other people to take drugs.More >>
    Police in Beijing have formally arrested the son of Hong Kong martial arts film star Jackie Chan on suspicion of allowing other people to consume drugs, a charge that carries a maximum sentence of three years'...More >>

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