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  1. Mixed verdict for ex-pharmacy exec in meningitis outbreak that affecteda Read StoryRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | WBIR-TV Knoxville

    The co-founder of a Massachusetts pharmacy has been acquitted of causing the deaths of 25 people but convicted of other racketeering charges in a nationwide meningitis outbreak in 2012 that included Tennessee patients. Barry Cadden was charged with 25 counts of second-degree murder, conspiracy and other charges under the federal racketeering law.

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  2. Tennessee legislature takes aim ataRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 21 | WBIR-TV Knoxville

    Gun rights advocates and those seeking stricter enforcement and regulation say the state's laws regarding guns are confusing. Even judges expected to enforce some of the laws have trouble.

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  3. Trump in Nashville: 'Time for us toaRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 15 | WBIR-TV Knoxville

    March 15, 2017: President Trump used a friendly Tennessee crowd to drum up support for a new health care plan facing an uncertain future in Congress. President Donald Trump touted his first 60 days in office as the most productive ever for a president and compared himself to President Andrew Jackson during a raucous rally Wednesday in Nashville that resembled the campaign that catapulted him into office.

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  4. President Donald Trump has arrived inaRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 15 | WBIR-TV Knoxville

    Air Force One has touched down in Nashville, bringing President Donald Trump on Wednesday to Tennessee for his scheduled visit to The Hermitage and a campaign-style rally later in the evening. Among those to also exit the plane were U.S. Sens. Bob Corker and Lamar Alexander, both Tennessee Republicans, as well as U.S. Secretary of Transportation Elaine Chao.

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  5. Music 33 mins ago 7:06 a.m.Don Warden, Dolly Parton's former manager, dies at 87Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 15 | WBIR-TV Knoxville

    Porter Wagoner, second from right, and his band, the Wagonmasters, plays before a crowd over 5,000 at the Nashville Tennessean Centennial Park concert July 26, 1964. The Wagonmasters are Don Warden, Jack Little, George McCormick and Buck Trent.

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  6. Tennessee legislature: 5 things toaRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Mar 12 | WBIR-TV Knoxville

    Lawmakers return to Nashville for another busy week in the legislature, but expect President Donald Trump's visit Wednesday afternoon to disrupt scheduled business as members attend his rally. It's crunch time as committee calendars start to become longer as lawmakers turn their sights on the end of session.

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  7. Crime 34 mins ago 6:50 a.m.Arrest made in Nashville nurse's stabbing deathRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 9 | WBIR-TV Knoxville

    Midtown Hills Precinct detectives are charging Christopher Drew McLawhorn with criminal homicide and especially aggravated burglary in connection with the death of Tiffany Ferguson inside her Wedgewood Park apartment last week. Metro Nashville police said Wednesday night they have made an arrest in the stabbing death of a nurse at her condo in Wedgewood-Houston.

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  8. Jeremy Durham may face $7 million inaRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 9 | WBIR-TV Knoxville

    Ex-lawmaker Jeremy Durham may face almost $7 million or more in state fines as a result of at least 690 violations of state campaign finance law, according to a USA TODAY NETWORK-Tennessee analysis of a new campaign finance and ethics report. The information, contained in a "show cause" notice issued Feb. 28 by the Tennessee Registry of Election Finance, also provides for the first time the names of prominent campaign donors and business owners who gave Durham thousands of dollars that the former Franklin lawmaker never reported on his campaign disclosures.

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  9. Ncaab 53 mins ago 5:50 a.m.What to know for the SEC Basketball Tournament in NashvilleRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 8 | WBIR-TV Knoxville

    The SEC Men's Basketball Tournament will take over Lower Broadway this week, tipping off Wednesday at Bridgestone Arena. The five-day event generated a record $19.97 million in direct economic impact last year, according to the Nashville Sports Council, and much of that came from Kentucky 's Big Blue Nation invading the city.

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  10. Douglas Henry, longest-serving memberaRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 6 | WBIR-TV Knoxville

    Douglas Selph Henry III, a giant of the Tennessee legislature for six decades and a force in Nashville politics who was regarded as the epitome of a Southern statesman and gentleman, died late Sunday. He was 90. Longtime legislative aide and friend Nancy Russell confirmed Henry died around 11:30 p.m. surrounded by his family and loved ones in his West Meade home.

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  11. 20 micro homes for homeless plannedaRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Mar 5 | WBIR-TV Knoxville

    A community of 20 micro homes that will provide bridge housing for homeless people is planned on the campus of Glencliff United Methodist Church in south Nashville. Open Table Nashville, a nonprofit group that advocates for low-income, affordable housing, is leading efforts to create the Village at Glencliff in partnership with the United Methodist Church.

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  12. Crime 54 mins ago 7:07 a.m.Tennessee doesn't have drugs needed to carry out lethal injectionRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 3 | WBIR-TV Knoxville

    The Tennessee prison system doesn't have the drug needed to carry out a lethal injection, and ongoing issues with accessibility of the drugs call in to question the likelihood Tennessee could obtain those drugs when the next execution is scheduled. But if executions resume in Tennessee - the last was in 2009 - the state will be ready to administer a lethal injection, said Tennessee Department of Correction General Counsel Debbie Inglis.

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  13. News 12 mins ago 8:38 a.m.Craig Fitzhugh leaning toward run for governor; Bill Freeman outRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 28 | WBIR-TV Knoxville

    Tennessee Democrats appear poised for a contested primary for governor in 2018 with House Minority Leader Craig Fitzhugh telling The Tennessean that he is likely jumping in the race. Meanwhile, Nashville businessman and top Democratic donor Bill Freeman says he won't run for governor and is instead endorsing Fitzhugh.

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  14. 5 things to watch in the legislatureaRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 26 | WBIR-TV Knoxville

    After a shortened week because of Presidents Day, lawmakers will return to Nashville on Monday for four days of legislative action that will be filled with everything from the governor's gas tax plan and an abortion bill to another effort for establishing a new state symbol. The following are among the things to keep an eye on this week: Last week a House subcommittee took its first swing at legislation that seeks to tackle the state's transportation needs.

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  15. News 13 mins ago 7:15 a.m.Former Nashville Mayor Karl Dean to run for governor of TennesseeRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 26 | WBIR-TV Knoxville

    Karl Dean is running for governor of Tennessee in an uphill bid to become the first Democrat elected statewide in the Volunteer State since 2006. Casting himself as a pro-business moderate focused on education and jobs, the former Nashville mayor said he made the call after consultation with family, deciding he had "a reason and purpose" to run and determining there's a path for him to win in a state where Republicans have dominated in recent years.

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  16. Addiction counselor takes on her own battle Read Story Mary ScottRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 23 | WBIR-TV Knoxville

    Feb. 23, 2017: Millions of Americans can relate to Eva Pierce. She's struggled with obesity for most of her 53 years.

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  17. News 12 mins ago 5:19 p.m.Gov. Bill Haslam doesn't rule out Senate run in 2018Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 22 | WBIR-TV Knoxville

    Gov. Bill Haslam says he's not thinking about future political ambitions right now, but didn't rule out a run for a U.S. Senate seat in 2018 when he leaves the governor's office either. In a meeting with reporters and editors from across the state attending the annual Tennessee Press Association conference in Nashville on Wednesday, Haslam said he's focused on what he's doing now and not sure what he will do when he finishes his second term in 2018.

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  18. East Tennessee DA appointed toaRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 22 | WBIR-TV Knoxville

    Stephen Crump, a district attorney in the East Tennessee town of Cleveland, will lead the state investigation into former Tennessee lawmaker Jeremy Durham. Stephen Crump, a district attorney in Cleveland, Tenn., confirmed Tuesday he has been assigned the Durham case.

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  19. Consumer 36 mins ago 10:58 a.m.Kroger ends double coupons and senior discountsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 22 | WBIR-TV Knoxville

    The double whammy changes, announced Wednesday, will be effective March 15 in all Kroger stores in the Nashville region, which includes 96 stores in Middle and East Tennessee, Southern Kentucky and Northern Alabama, according to Kroger spokeswoman Melissa Eads. The trade-off, Eads says, is that Kroger has reset its price structure to offer lower everyday prices on "thousands of items" so that "all customers" get the savings break, instead of just seniors and avid couponers.

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  20. 5 things to watch this week inaRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 19, 2017 | WBIR-TV Knoxville

    Coming off a week of flurry - and some controversy, too - Tennessee lawmakers will be back in session this week. They don't return to Nashville for work until Tuesday because of the Presidents Day holiday, but most calendars are packed with bills and presentations from administration officials who are going through routine budget hearings. 1 comment

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