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Sunday Morning Home Fire In Cannon County
Sunday Morning Home Fire In Cannon County

A home on Big Hill Road in neighboring Cannon County burned to the ground early Sunday morning. Cannon County Emergency Management Agency received the call at 5:48AM.

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NWS Investigates Monday Tornado In Bradyville
NWS Investigates Monday Tornado In Bradyville

The Bradyville area of neighboring Cannon County was believed to have had a tornado touch down on Monday (9/24/2018). Officials from The National Weather Service will investigate twisted trees, interview witnesses and access damage to determine whether the damage to several homes was the result of a tornado.

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Cannon County Courts Hope To Reduce Number of Old Cases
Cannon County Courts Hope To Reduce Number of Old Cases

If you are one of over 500 persons who keep looking over your shoulder because of an unserved Cannon County warrant, two weeks from today could be good news for you.

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Cannon County man arrested for child's injuries, swelling on the brain
Cannon County man arrested for child's injuries, swelling on the brain

A 23 year old Cannon County father was arrested after his 11-month-old baby was rushed to the hospital over the weekend with head trauma.

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Mental Healthcare in Rutherford County, TN
Mental Healthcare in Rutherford County, TN

Ranking as one of the country's fastest growing counties, Rutherford County faces new challenges in meeting the demand for mental health care.

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Hundreds in Cannon Co. without Heat After Deputy Wrecks
Hundreds in Cannon Co. without Heat After Deputy Wrecks

Around 300 natural gas residents in the Bradyville and Readyville area were without heat Wednesday morning.

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LOCATED: 3 Missing Teens from Coffee and Cannon Counties
LOCATED: 3 Missing Teens from Coffee and Cannon Counties

We have an update on three missing teens from our area...We can now report that all three have been found.

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ARTS: The Man Who Came To Dinner
ARTS: The Man Who Came To Dinner

Mr. and Mrs. Ernest W. Stanley are thrilled when Sheridan Whiteside, a brilliant, witty, and widely beloved radio celebrity, accepts their invitation to dinner on his tour through their little town of Mesalia, Ohio.

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Man Dies from his injures around One Month after he was involved in a Fatal Crash
Man Dies from his injures around One Month after he was involved in a Fatal Crash

A Cannon County man has died at Erlanger Hospital in Chattanooga nearly a month after being injured in a crash that killed a McMinnville teenager.

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Cannon County Run / Walk for Children
Cannon County Run / Walk for Children

Saturday, April 1st is fast approaching, and runners are preparing for the first annual Cannon Runs for Children 5K Run/Walk.

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The Arts Center of Cannon County presents  Local Looks
The Arts Center of Cannon County presents Local Looks

Virginia Clark, Kathee Claibourne, and Anne Carothers left the world of accounting, insurance, and retail to meet at The Attic School of Art.

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TBI Charges Cannon County Man With Murder
TBI Charges Cannon County Man With Murder

An investigation by Special Agents with the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation has resulted in the arrest of a Cannon County man for the July murder of his brother.

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Cannon County upset over EMA Director allegedly keeping emergency equipment at her home
Cannon County upset over EMA Director allegedly keeping emergency equipment at her home

One of the trucks in question is to be shared in three different counties in the area as it was awarded to Cannon County to maintain in a three county district.

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Arts Center of Cannon County holding special fundraiser
Arts Center of Cannon County holding special fundraiser

The Arts Center annually attracts more than 40,000 visitors from a region covering over a 100-mile radius.

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Bloodhound Finds 83-Year Old Missing Man
Bloodhound Finds 83-Year Old Missing Man

Bloodhound Georgia used her sense of smell to safely locate a missing 83-year-old Cannon County man clinging to two small trees in a dense hilly area Friday off Doolittle Road.

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Cannon County Schools Closed Friday for Investigation
Cannon County Schools Closed Friday for Investigation

In neighboring Cannon County, authorities have confirmed classes will be canceled Friday. This after a brief lockdown on Thursday.

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Crystal Meth uncovered in Woodbury area traffic stop
Crystal Meth uncovered in Woodbury area traffic stop

According to Sheriff's Department report, Investigators found out that a Justin Michael Anderson was selling the drug from his apartment at Cedar Ridge Apartments in Woodbury.

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Man in a Mercedes outruns Cannon and Rutherford County Deputies for a short time, then caught
Man in a Mercedes outruns Cannon and Rutherford County Deputies for a short time, then caught

Investigator Gullett said that once he clocked the Mercedes, he found it was traveling at 126mph...

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The Tennessee Mafia Jug will entertain you
The Tennessee Mafia Jug will entertain you

The Tennessee Mafia Jug Band have shamelessly stolen a feature of the old Roy Acuff Show- a bit known as "Pap & the Jug Band".

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A reported false Domestic Violence Report in nearby Cannon County
A reported false Domestic Violence Report in nearby Cannon County

A Cannon County Woman was arrested after she reportedly got mad at her boyfriend and allegedly called police accusing him of beating her.

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Fleet Sports Spotlight: Cannon Co. XC Coach Brian Elrod

Bryan Barrett talks with Cannon Co. Cross Country Coach Brian Elrod.

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S.A.V.E. Fest in Wooodbury

The S.A.V.E. Program is a non profit organization committed to stopping the cycle of domestic violence in Cannon County. During the fest, they will be offering a booth to educate people about domestic violence.

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One dead dog and several found to be malnourished

A Cannon County woman was given a release citation recently for animal cruelty after Sheriff's Deputies found several dogs at a residence that were malnourished.

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Sophisticated large indoor marijuana grow operation that spanned three counties was discovered in Cannon County
Sophisticated large indoor marijuana grow operation that spanned three counties was discovered in Cannon County

In one room of one of the grow houses, officers observed piles of marijuana stalks roughly estimated to be 400 or 500 processed piled in the floor.

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Homeland Security Committee meeting in Woodbury on Thursday
Homeland Security Committee meeting in Woodbury on Thursday

A special Homeland Security committee will hold a meeting in Woodbury on Thursday.

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A report of Walking while Intoxicated in Cannon County
A report of Walking while Intoxicated in Cannon County

A husband in the Woodbury area had to call the Cannon County Sheriff's Deputies on Monday because he was concerned about the safety of his intoxicated wife.

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Cannon County does not have enough money
Cannon County does not have enough money

A letter from Sandra Thompson, Director of State and Local Finance of the State of Tennessee Comptroller's office stated that if the County repays its state General Fund Tax and Revenue Anticipation Loan's also referred to as TRANs the General fund will not have sufficient cash receipts to operate through June 30th.

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250lb Cow Stress Tubs MISSING? Say what?
250lb Cow Stress Tubs MISSING? Say what?

According to Cannon County Sheriff's Department Reports Deputy Lee Colwell spoke with a Mr. Larry Brandon who advised that he owns a farm on Lonnie Smith Road and found that some items were missing.

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Nearby Cannon County - Over 1,000 without power at one point
Nearby Cannon County - Over 1,000 without power at one point

Two different reports of downed power lines later Monday evening affected over 1,040 Cannon County residents. Middle Tennessee Electric Membership Corporation...

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Head on collision in Woodbury closes with one DUI arrest
Head on collision in Woodbury closes with one DUI arrest

A Cannon County man who left the scene of a property damage accident was arrested and now faces multiple charges.

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Cannon County woman killed in one car accident
Cannon County woman killed in one car accident

A Cannon County woman was killed this past Friday night in a car crash. The young mother leaves behind two children.

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Local attorney agrees to disbarment for at least five years
Local attorney agrees to disbarment for at least five years

An investigation by agents with the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation has resulted in a Cannon County attorney pleading guilty to theft and agreeing to disbarment for at least five years.

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Cannon County Saves, a domestic violence program
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Man Wanted by Cannon County Captured by MPD
Man Wanted by Cannon County Captured by MPD

Murfreesboro Police have arrested a 27-year old Flat Rock Road man after receiving a "be on the lookout" for him. Travis Dewayne Lowe was wanted by Cannon County authorities.

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Visiting beautiful Cannon County, TN
Visiting beautiful Cannon County, TN

Cannon County boasts around 14,000 residents in its hill country, but with a slightly lower level in populace compared to most Tennessee counties, it breaks barriers in its authenticity.

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Woman allegedly killed her mother in Readyville and dumped the body in Millersville
Woman allegedly killed her mother in Readyville and dumped the body in Millersville

TBI Special Agents began investigating the death of Valerie Jean McFadden on June 23rd, the same day a passerby discovered the body of the 61-year-old Readyville woman

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CANNON COUNTY: Man claims he was assaulted by detectives
CANNON COUNTY: Man claims he was assaulted by detectives

 During the course of the TBI investigation, King subsequently reported he had been beaten by two detectives in the department’s interview room. 

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Car show in Woodbury to benefit accident victim
Car show in Woodbury to benefit accident victim

The 3rd in a series of Car Cruise Ins in Cannon County will take place this Saturday afternoon starting at 3:00 on the square in Woodbury.

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Addressing Mental Health in the Communities of Rutherford and Cannon Counties
Addressing Mental Health in the Communities of Rutherford and Cannon Counties

With the ongoing increase in efforts to effectively address mental health in communities across the country, United Way of Rutherford and Cannon Counties and the FamilyWize Community Service Partnership have teamed together to  provide a solution for the community. 

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Cannon County teacher arrested by TBI Agents for allegedly selling DRUGS
Cannon County teacher arrested by TBI Agents for allegedly selling DRUGS

The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation has arrested and charged a Cannon County High School teacher accused of illegally purchasing and distributing prescription drugs.

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Uh-Oh: Politics Turning Dirty in Nearby Cannon County

Politics are turning dirty in nearby Cannon County. Several candidates have reported their yard signs being vandalized throughout the county. 

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Woodbury Fire Chief to offer resignation after accusations of misusing fire vehicle

A month after it was discovered that Woodbury Fire Chief Bill Johnston had used the commander fire truck for personal use which was against city ordinance, he has tendered his resignation.  

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Beechgrove man killed in Logging Accident

A coworker by the name of Donald Curlee, stated that he and Mr. Wiser were cutting tries on a hill side when the accident occured. 

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 7th Annual Duck Tagging Party for the Child Advocacy Center of Rutherford / Cannon Counties Confirmed
7th Annual Duck Tagging Party for the Child Advocacy Center of Rutherford / Cannon Counties Confirmed

Get into the “duck spirit” by tagging ducks at the 7th Annual Child Advocacy Center Duck Tagging Party

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Were They Sweet-tarts or Pills?

A Cannon County man who claimed he was eating Sweet-tarts while stopped for a headlight violation faces charges of drugs. 

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Shoppers in Cannon County were a bit Uneasy With This Customer

Recently an intoxicated Cannon County man who was reportedly scaring customers at the Highway 53 Dollar General market was arrested on public intoxication and other charges. 

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Uh-Oh: DUI Charge Number 8 in Nearby Cannon County
Uh-Oh: DUI Charge Number 8 in Nearby Cannon County
A man in Woodbury has been charged for the 8th time with DUI and also with "Driving on a Revoked License" for the 10th time... but this is not the first case of such an issue in this area. 
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Rutherford County Helps Fight Massive Fire that Destroys Large Section of Historic Woodbury Square (See Pictures and Hear Interview)
Rutherford County Helps Fight Massive Fire that Destroys Large Section of Historic Woodbury Square (See Pictures and Hear Interview)
A propane tank behind one of the businesses on West Main Street exploded in the fire which caused a storage building to go up in flames as well. Pictures Here.
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Cannon County Supervisor and Bedford County Principal Earn Top Honors
Cannon County Supervisor and Bedford County Principal Earn Top Honors
A Bedford County elementary school principal and a Cannon County supervisor have earned top honors for their work in Tennessee education.
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Man in Cannon County Allegedly Tells 9-1-1 He Was Taken Hostage by
Man in Cannon County Allegedly Tells 9-1-1 He Was Taken Hostage by "Mexicans" - in his Words
A man in Cannon County was arrested recently on drug charges and misuse of 9-1-1 after reportedly telling dispatchers that he was taken hostage by “Mexicans” who were manufacturing marijuana.  
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Property Tax Increase Set for GO at This Point in Cannon County
The reason for the tax increase is that it would cover the Sheriff's Department's expense of funding school resource officers for the Cannon County High School and an additional SRO that would rotate between the 6 elementary schools. 
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Rutherford County Sheriff Deputies Lend a Hand to Help Track Down a Wanted Suspect
After determining he was still in the area, the Rutherford County SWAT team was contacted and helped by using a tracking dog.
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Victims say they never received their headstones? What?
Consumers from CA, NV, AZ, TX, TN, and WV have complained to BBB stating they paid advanced fees ranging up to, and sometimes over, $1000.00 for monuments or headstones.

 
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United Ways Days of Action March 21-23
United Ways Days of Action March 21-23
Over 500 volunteers participated in last year’s Days of Action, accounting for 2,301 hours of service and completing 56 projects.
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Burglars on 4-wheelers in Rutherford County
Citizens who own outbuildings should keep the units locked and move expensive equipment inside a home or garage, the detective recommended. People who have alarms should set the device since an alarm deters burglars.
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Volunteer to help local residents learn to read
Volunteer to help local residents learn to read
Read To Succeed will be hosting a volunteer tutor training on February 5 and 26th from 6-8 pm at the Lon Nuell Literacy Center in First Baptist Church. Dinner will be provided.
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MTSU Blue Raiders announce football dates
MTSU Blue Raiders announce football dates
An in-state battle with Memphis on September 14 will see the Blue Raiders back at Floyd Stadium. MT has won four of the last five against the Tigers, including five straight in Murfreesboro.
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Eagleville gets $1.6 Million in Grants and Loans to Build Sewer System
Eagleville gets $1.6 Million in Grants and Loans to Build Sewer System
After over 5 years of deliberations, federal grants will finally be applied to construct a sewer system for the City of Eagleville...
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Robber sucker punches food delivery man in Murfreesboro
Robber sucker punches food delivery man in Murfreesboro
The victim had just made a delivery of food when he was robbed as he was walking back to his vehicle.
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Did You See This
Did You See This "Phony Money Man" In Smyrna?
Smyrna Police need the public's help in apprehending a man who passed several counterfeit fifty dollar
bills. The crimes occurred on Sunday, January 20th, at the Game Stop.
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Governor Haslam directly mentions Smyrna Nissan plant in State of the State Monday
Governor Haslam directly mentions Smyrna Nissan plant in State of the State Monday
“I am very excited about the new workforce training center that the Governor has proposed today in partnership with Nissan in Smyrna."
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Tennessee Lawmakers will be limited on the number of bills they can file
Tennessee Lawmakers will be limited on the number of bills they can file
About 4,600 bills are presented every two years in the Tennessee General Assembly. Local State Senator Bill Ketron told us that lawmakers will be limited on what they can file during this session…
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Man pays .57-cents for $400 nail gun - theft charges likely
Man pays .57-cents for $400 nail gun - theft charges likely
At the Murfreesboro store, the individual left the store with a $400 nail gun that he ended up paying $.57-cents for. It is suspected that the same man has pulled a similar scam at other Home Depot stores.
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Woman deposits nearly $2,000 for selling her dog, check turns out to be a FAKE
The dog was advertised by the victim on CraigsLists.org for $650. The culprit who was purchasing the animal told the victim to take $650 out of the check to cover the cost of the dog and mail the rest back. She did. The bank later told the woman that the check was no good and that she was responsible for the money deposited.
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Suspect forges MRI results to get prescribed narcotics
Suspect forges MRI results to get prescribed narcotics
The clinic in Nashville that was one of the two victims in this case will have to report the suspect to the Metro Police Department, which means charges, may be filed in both jurisdictions. A copy of the forged MRI, which likely belongs to another patient, has been seized by police in Murfreesboro as evidence.
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Group with what looks to be official document misleading Tennesseans into paying fees
Group with what looks to be official document misleading Tennesseans into paying fees
It appears that these notices began arriving in mailboxes around January 22, 2013. Corporate Records Service is not registered, affiliated, or associated with the Tennessee Secretary of State.
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Wednesday morning fire at Regal Inn on South Church St. being investigated
Upon arrival, the crews discovered heavy smoke coming from Room 410. The fire was extinguished quickly. Assistant Fire Marshal Carl Peas was called to the scene to conduct an investigation. So far, the cause of the fire has not been released.
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UPDATE: Message left on mirror in hotel room where fire took place on Wednesday morning
A message on a mirror in the hotel room stated, “What comes around goes around. I have always been faithful unlike you.”
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Tennessee Unemployment is Down
The number of unemployed Tennesseans is at its lowest point since the economic meltdown of 2008.
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Unemployment 5.3% In Rutherford County
Reports from the state show Rutherford County's unemployment rate dropped to only 5.3 per cent of the workforce without a job.
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Murfreesboro Man Charged with 5th Driving on a Revoked License Charge
MPD Officer Primas wrote in an arrest report, “Upon my approach of the vehicle, I detected the smell of burnt marijuana along with a smell of unburned marijuana.” A very small amount of marijuana was discovered on Irish and he was charged with possession of a schedule six drug..
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Anonymous Tip Leads to Three Arrest
After Murfreesboro Police received an anonymous tip of a suspicious vehicle this past weekend, they arrested two men and a woman on drug and unlawful possession of a weapon charges.
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UPDATE: Suspect in counterfeit money case identified
UPDATE: Suspect in counterfeit money case identified
On January 11th  at approximately 2:50 PM an Asian or light skinned black male entered the GNC store located at 801 Industrial Blvd in Smyrna and allegedly made an eight dollar purchase that he paid for with a counterfeit $50.00 bill. He left the store and returned within a couple of minutes and got change for another $50.00 bill which was also counterfeit.
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Man accused of using counterfeit money identified, questioned by police
Man accused of using counterfeit money identified, questioned by police
Smyrna Police Chief Kevin Arnold told WGNS the suspect went into the Game Stop and Dress Barn in the same shopping center and attempted to get change but, was unsuccessful at those locations.
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LaVergne Police seize 7-pounds of marijuana
LaVergne Police seize 7-pounds of marijuana
With a search warrant in hand, the Narcotics/Vice Unit and SWAT Team of the La Vergne Police Department confirmed a grow operation on January 18 at 334 Sarna Drive. Police entered the home and seized seven pounds of marijuana and 15 harvested plants.
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Tennessee Department of Health warns of antibiotic resistance
Tennessee Department of Health warns of antibiotic resistance

The Tennessee Department of Health is working to educate Tennesseans that some antibiotics are no longer effective for some people due to antibiotic resistance, a condition that can be created when antibiotics are overprescribed or misused.

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Grandfather Caught with 8-Pounds of Marijuana on I-24 with Grandson in Car
Eight pounds of marijuana valued at $24,000 were confiscated from a grandfather’s vehicle while he traveled with his wife and 3-year-old grandchild Saturday on Interstate 24, a Rutherford County Sheriff’s Office supervisor said.
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UPDATE: President Obama Addresses Gun Control
UPDATE: President Obama Addresses Gun Control
President Obama addressed the nation this morning to talk about gun control in the United States.
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