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  1. Tennessee bans a Fireballa amusement rides after deadly accidentRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | WATE-TV Knoxville

    The Tennessee Department of Labor and Workforce Development has issued an order prohibiting all Fireball amusement rides, the same ride that was involved in a deadly accident at the Ohio State Fair, from operating in the state of Tennessee. "After much consideration and thought, and with the safety of Tennesseans and visitors to our great state in mind, I have decided the Fireball amusement device should not operate here," Commissioner Burns Phillips explained.

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  2. Planned Parenthood, ACLU to join Tennessee abortion lawsuitRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | WATE-TV Knoxville

    Planned Parenthood and the American Civil Liberties Union want to join a lawsuit challenging a Tennessee law that requires counseling and a 48-hour waiting period for women seeking abortions. Planned Parenthood of Middle and East Tennessee, Planned Parenthood Greater Memphis Region and the American Civil Liberties Union of Tennessee filed a motion Wednesday to join the Nashville federal lawsuit.

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  3. Past time' in dealing with juvenile justice, says Tennessee lawmakerRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | WATE-TV Knoxville

    It's becoming clearer with each meeting of a special legislative task force that state lawmakers are "past time" in dealing with juvenile justice system. Those words came from one of those task force members Wednesday as the group met for a second time in a scheduled six-hour hearing.

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  4. Identities of 3 wanted in vandalism of - I Believe in Nashville' muralRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | WATE-TV Knoxville

    The mural is painted on the side of a building that houses 12South Dental Studio near Edley's BBQ and Draper James on 12th Avenue South. The word Nashville was changed so it read "I believe in global warming" with the Tennessee tri-star altered to look like the earth.

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  5. Stories, reasons behind Tennessee unemployment recordRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 24 | WATE-TV Knoxville

    Its unemployment rate hit an all-time low of 3.6 percent while just seven years ago nearly one in 10 Tennesseans were out of a job. In county after county all over Tennessee, there are stories of people finding work after years of not having a job.

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  6. Country singer Scotty McCreery cited for handgun at airportRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 24 | WATE-TV Knoxville

    Country singer Scotty McCreery has been cited after authorities say he had a loaded handgun with him in Raleigh-Durham International Airport. Authorities told local media organizations that they found a loaded 9 millimeter handgun in McCreery's backpack at a security checkpoint on July 13. He told authorities he had been at a firing range and forgot to take the gun out.

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  7. Car drives off Nashville interstate, crashes onto trainRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 23 | WATE-TV Knoxville

    Nashville Metro Police said a man drove off of the interstate in the Berry Hill area of Nashville Sunday morning. The vehicle landed on the railroad tracks below.

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  8. Nashville fights tractors pulling party wagons on city roadsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 22 | WATE-TV Knoxville

    Buses, multi-rider bicycles and barges have become bars on wheels in Nashville, but the John Deere tractors pulling party wagons downtown are drawing the most backlash from city officials. The Tennessean reports that the city has sued Off the Wagon Tours, arguing state law prohibits tractors from driving on streets for non-agricultural purposes.

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  9. Nashville man describes chilling armed robbery: - They messed with the wrong person'Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 22 | WATE-TV Knoxville

    Police are piecing together a crime that took place on Wednesday afternoon, when Johnson agreed to help a woman who lives on the streets. They believe that same woman set him up to be robbed in order to pay off her drug debt.

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  10. Nashville woman survives 37 stab wounds, 4 gunshots after attackRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 20 | WATE-TV Knoxville

    After surviving a brutal attack that left two people dead in Cannon County, Laura Jastre is speaking about the ordeal for the first time. Jastre, 29, spent five months in the hospital after the event and had 29 surgeries.

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  11. Man on TBIa s Top 10 Most Wanted List nabbed in NashvilleRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 12 | WATE-TV Knoxville

    Tennessee Bureau of Investigation says a fugitive on their Top 10 Most Wanted List was captured at a Nashville convenience store. TBI said Deangelo Martinez Radley, 35, was arrested late Wednesday Morning by TBI Special Agents and officers with the Metro Nashville Police Department at a convenience store at 823 Murfreesboro Pike.

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  12. Mother extradited to Tennessee, faces charges for daughtera s murderRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 7 | WATE-TV Knoxville

    Marilyn Elizabeth Slope, 35, is accused of failing to seek medical treatment for her 12-year old daughter Shirley Mae Slope. The child had juvenile diabetes.

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  13. California man admits his meth sent to Louisiana, TennesseeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 29 | WATE-TV Knoxville

    A California man faces at least 10 years in prison after pleading guilty in what federal prosecutors in Louisiana call a national drug conspiracy that shipped methamphetamine through the mail and United Parcel Service. A news release Tuesday said the maximum sentence for 26-year-old Ernesto Moreno of San Fernando would be life in prison and $10 million in fines.

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  14. Knox County Mayor Tim Burchett sets sights on Washington, DC for next political moveRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 28 | WATE-TV Knoxville

    Knox County Mayor Tim Burchett says he is taking a gubernatorial run off the table when his term expires, but is now setting his sights on Washington, D.C. Burchett's name had been mentioned with other campaigns for Tennessee governor ramping up for 2018. Burchett says he lacks the financial means to run for governor, describing the race as an auction rather than an election.

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  15. Inmate dead, officer critically injured after shooting at Nashville medical facilityRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 28 | WATE-TV Knoxville

    An inmate who was visiting a facility for a medical appointment is dead and a corrections officer was hurt after a shooting. Robertson County Sheriff's Office told WKRN the inmate attacked the officer during a visit to Vanderbilt University Medical Center's 100 Oaks Campus Wednesday afternoon.

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  16. 2 Vanderbilt football players shot in West Nashville Target parking lotRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 27 | WATE-TV Knoxville

    Metro police are investigating after two Vanderbilt University football players were shot outside a West Nashville Target store Monday night. Police said the shooting, which happened in the retailer's parking lot on White Bridge Road around 8:45 p.m., was not random and was directly related to an arranged meeting between two groups involving an "ill-conceived plan" to recover a stolen cell phone.

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  17. Brandon Banks found guilty of 2 charges in Vanderbilt rape trialRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 23, 2017 | WATE-TV Knoxville

    After around 10 hours of deliberation, a jury found Brandon Banks guilty of two of the seven charges against him in the Vanderbilt University rape case. Banks' bond was revoked and he was taken into custody immediately after the verdict was read Friday night at the downtown Nashville courthouse.

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  18. a This could kill someone,a Tennessee familysa message to TDOT, Governor HaslamRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 19, 2017 | WATE-TV Knoxville

    Two parents who lost their children in two separate deadly car crashes involving guardrails are hoping their heartache catches the attention of Governor Bill Haslam and the Tennessee Department of Transportation. For months, Stephen Eimers and Ladeana Gambill have been working to get the X-Lite guardrail system, which killed their young daughters in two separate accidents, removed from Tennessee roadways. 1 comment

  19. Nashville resident, Kurdish man with minor record fights deportation from USRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 19, 2017 | WATE-TV Knoxville

    A Kurdish man who appears to have only minor convictions woke up to a knock on the door of his Tennessee home a week ago and was whisked away for deportation as part of a roundup of Iraqi nationals. His wife says he could be killed if he's sent back to Iraq because he's been outspoken against the Islamic State and Iraq's occupation of Kurdistan.

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  20. Report: Housing prices increase across TennesseeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 14, 2017 | WATE-TV Knoxville

    A new economic report shows housing prices are increasing across the state and rising higher than the rest of the U.S. A report released by the Middle Tennessee State University Business and Economic Research Center shows the cost of buying a home went up in the last year in every area of the state tracked, with Nashville seeing the most dramatic increase. The report says housing prices rose more than 10 percent in the Nashville area in the last year.

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