Monthly Archives: July 2014

Ship Discovered at World Trade Center Site Dates back 1773

It’s a ship tied to two critical points in American history: Sept. 11, 2001, and the eve of the Revolutionary War. Researchers said this week that a vessel unearthed four years ago at the World Trade Center site in Lower … Continue reading

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Lamar 2-1 Over Carr in Poll

(United States Senator Lamar Alexander, Coffee County Mayoral Candidate Gary Cordell, and Manchester Businessman John Roberts) An internal poll from Senator Lamar Alexander’s campaign provided to News 2 upon request shows he has a comfortable lead over his opponents, including … Continue reading

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Murfreesboro Voters to decide on Wine in Grocery Stores

Murfreesboro voters will decide if area grocery and convenience stores will be able to offer wine to customers. The Rutherford County Election Commission says enough eligible voters have signed a referendum petition that will put the question to a vote … Continue reading

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Supreme Court Battle Vote Proving Costly

The Ballot Box Fight over a retention vote for 3 Tennessee Supreme Court Justices has proven to be costly. Figures released by nonpartisan Brennan Center for Justice says television ad spending alone by groups involved in the fight reached about … Continue reading

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Drug Overdose Deaths on the Rise in Tennessee

Tennessee officials say drug overdose deaths are on the rise in the Volunteer State. The Health Department says some 1,166 Tennesseans died from drug overdoes last year. That’s up by 6.5% over 2012.  More Tennesseans died from overdose than in … Continue reading

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THP Teaming Up with Chattanooga to Curve Traffic Deaths

In a departure from it’s traditional emphasis on rural and interstate enforcement, the Tennessee Highway Patrol says it will partner with Chattanooga Police in a effort to reduce traffic fatalities. THP Corporal Tracy Trott says 29 have died in Hamilton … Continue reading

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Y-12 Plant to Keep Protesters at a Distance

When protesters show up at the Y-12 nuclear weapons plant in Oak Ridge on Aug. 6, facility security won’t be as hospitable as in the past. For the second year in a row, the group holding a s “Names and … Continue reading

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