Monthly Archives: January 2014

55 bodies found in boarding school excavations

Excavations at a makeshift graveyard near a now-closed reform school in the Florida Panhandle have yielded remains of 55 bodies, almost twice the number official records say are there, the University of South Florida announced on Tuesday. “This is precisely … Continue reading

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Overnight Stabbing in Manchester Thursday

An apparent custody dispute lands 1 man in jail and another hospitalized. Manchester police say 3 men got into an argument at a Royal Trail home Thursday night. They say Jeremy Hershman was allegedly stabbed during the altercation and was … Continue reading

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Report in on Tennessee Teacher policies

Tennessee is among three states receiving high marks for their teacher policies. The National Council on Teacher Quality graded all 50 states and the District of Columbia. Tennessee, Louisiana and Rhode Island all received a B. The highest grade was … Continue reading

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Tennessee Republicans stay away from Presidential visit

Tennessee’s Republican leadership stayed away from President Barak Obama’s visit to a Nashville High School. Obama was greeted by Nashville’s Democrat Mayor Carl Dean and the 2 Democratic members of the State’s Congressional delegation after Air Force 1 landed at … Continue reading

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Coffee County unemployment rates reports are in

Unemployment rates edged down slightly in Coffee and Franklin Counties in December and remained unchanged in Grundy County. The State Department of Labor and Workforce Development says the Coffee County rate slid by 10th point to 6.3% in December. Franklin … Continue reading

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Police need your help with Murfreesboro shooting

Murfreesboro police have identified the two men who were found shot to death in a parking lot outside a Murfreesboro Walmart store late Wednesday night. The bodies were discovered just before midnight by a shopper, but police believe they went … Continue reading

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Senate Passes Wine Bill

(The Tennessean) The Tennessee Senate voted 23-8 Thursday morning to approve a bill that would let grocery stores, big-box retailers and convenience stores sell wine, largely following a plan put forward by the state House of Representatives earlier this week. … Continue reading

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Video: Details emerge in Manchester stabbing

Video: The Manchester Police Department, Coffee County Sheriff’s Department, and other emergency personnel were dispatched to a Royal Trail home in Manchester on Thursday night for a domestic disturbance. MPD received a call at 1009 Royal Trial in reference to … Continue reading

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Video: Stabbing in Manchester

Manchester police and the Coffee County Sheriffs department are one the scene of a domestic situation on Royal Trail in Manchester. We can report that one individual was stabbed and sent to the hospital, with one other being arrested for … Continue reading

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Manchester Sleep Inn under Investigation

The Tennessee Department of Labor and Workforce has launched an investigation into a Manchester, Tenn. hotel. State Labor Commissioner Burns Phillips issued a subpoena Jan. 16 demanding that American Hotels of Manchester (aka Sleep Inn of Manchester) answer questions about … Continue reading

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