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  1. Convicted ex-New Orleans mayor files appeal noticeRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 15 | WTVF Nashville

    Former New Orleans Mayor Ray Nagin filed a formal notice of appeal Tuesday in the corruption case that resulted in a guilty verdict on 20 criminal counts and a prison sentence of 10 years.

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  2. Convicted ex-New Orleans mayor to be sentencedRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 9 | WTVF Nashville

    Former New Orleans Mayor Ray Nagin - who swept into office on promises of reform but saw the city crumble under the weight of Hurricane Katrina and his own corruption investigation - will learn Wednesday how much time he will serve for convictions of bribery, money laundering and other crimes.

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  3. Sentencing nears for former New Orleans mayorRead the original story

    Monday Jul 7 | WTVF Nashville

    Two days before former New Orleans Mayor Ray Nagin learns his punishment for convictions stemming from years of corruption before and after Hurricane Katrina, his lawyer is hoping to avoid what he calls a "virtual life sentence" for the man once seen as a reformer.

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  4. Heart pounds, eyes close on the tallest waterslideRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 9 | WTVF Nashville

    A 10-minute climb up 264 steps to the top of the world's tallest waterslide is followed by 10 seconds of adrenaline in a raft rushing nearly straight down at up to 70 mph.

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  5. Saltwater pipeline leaks on ND Indian reservationRead the original story

    Wednesday Jul 9 | WTVF Nashville

    A coalition of immigrant rights advocacy groups is suing the federal government over the fact that few minors have legal representation during deportation proceedings.

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  6. 10-year sentence for ex-New Orleans Mayor NaginRead the original story

    Wednesday Jul 9 | WTVF Nashville

    Former New Orleans Mayor Ray Nagin was sentenced Wednesday to 10 years in prison for bribery, money laundering and other corruption that spanned his two terms as mayor - including the chaotic years after Hurricane Katrina hit in 2005.

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  7. Q&A on push to treat young immigrants as refugeesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 9 | WTVF Nashville

    Pressure continues to mount on the federal government to treat as refugees the thousands of children traveling alone from Central America and crossing the border into the U.S. Pressure continues to mount on the federal government to treat as refugees the thousands of children traveling alone from Central America and crossing the border into the ... (more)

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  8. Storms leave 5 dead, 200K without power in EastRead the original story

    Wednesday Jul 9 | WTVF Nashville

    Officials in central New York say four people are dead and four homes have been destroyed in building collapses amid severe thunderstorms.

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  9. Plane parts that fell off train checked for damageRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 7 | WTVF Nashville

    This Sunday, July 6, 2014 photo by Jerry Compton provided by Wiley E. . This Saturday, July 5, 2014 photo by Brock Sarbeck provided by Wiley E. .

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  10. Truckers strike at Los Angeles, Long Beach portsRead the original story

    Monday Jul 7 | WTVF Nashville

    Drivers in a long-running labor dispute with three trucking companies at the ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach began what they said would be an indefinite strike Monday.

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  11. North Carolina voting law changes fight in courtRead the original story

    Monday Jul 7 | WTVF Nashville

    The U.S. Justice Department is asking a federal judge in North Carolina to put sweeping changes to the state's voting laws on hold through the November election.

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  12. A look at legal pot as Washington stores prepareRead the original story

    Monday Jul 7 | WTVF Nashville

    The U.S. Justice Department is asking a federal judge in North Carolina to put sweeping changes to the state's voting laws on hold through the November election.

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  13. NYC man gets 18 years in college essay rape caseRead the original story

    Monday Jul 7 | WTVF Nashville

    With the clock ticking down to the start of legal weed sales in Washington state, store owners hoping to start selling on Tuesday are consumed by details as they try to make sure there's pot on the shelves.

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  14. Washington state issues 24 marijuana shop licensesRead the original story

    Monday Jul 7 | WTVF Nashville

    With the clock ticking down to the start of legal weed sales in Washington state, store owners hoping to start selling on Tuesday are consumed by details as they try to make sure there's pot on the shelves.

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  15. 2 men sentenced in Detroit attack on motoristRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 7 | WTVF Nashville

    A man convicted of raping his former stepdaughter in an attack she disclosed years later in a college application essay was sentenced Monday to 18 years in prison.

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  16. Prosecutor: Tsarnaev said martyrs go to heavenRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 7 | WTVF Nashville

    A man convicted of raping his former stepdaughter in an attack she disclosed years later in a college application essay was sentenced Monday to 18 years in prison.

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  17. Prosecutor: Tsarnaev friend impeded investigationRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 7 | WTVF Nashville

    Testimony is set to begin this week in the federal trial of a friend of Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev .

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  18. Man questioned in New Orleans shootingRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 2 | WTVF Nashville

    A man identified by Louisiana police as a "person of interest" in connection with a weekend shooting in New Orleans turned himself in to police Wednesday and was jailed on unrelated charges.

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  19. New Orleans Police: 9 Injured In Bourbon Street ShootingRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jun 29 | WTVF Nashville

    Police spokesman Frank Robertson says in a statement that the incident happened about 2:45 a.m. Sunday in the 700 block of Bourbon Street, which is two blocks up from Jackson Square and just around the corner from Pat O'Brien's and Preservation Hall.

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  20. After conviction, Ray Nagin must forfeit $500KRead the original story

    May 27, 2014 | WTVF Nashville

    Former New Orleans Mayor Ray Nagin will have to pay the government more than $501,000 as a result of his conviction on bribery and other charges, a federal judge said Tuesday.

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