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All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Tennessee’

Confederate General Nathan Bedford Forrest Body May Be Dug Up, Statue Sold

In South Carolina, they are pulling Confederate flags down from state buildings. Memphis, Tennessee is doing you one better. They’re planning to dig up the body of Confederate General Nathan Bedford Forrest. The Memphis City Council voted unanimously last week to dig up the body of Nathan Bedford Forrest and move it to another location. They have also said they …

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Tennessee Buses Crash, Three Killed

Two school buses collided on a Tennessee highway Tuesday afternoon, killing three and injuring 23. The crash occurred near Knoxville, at approximately 3 p.m., and two children and one adult died. Knoxville Police Chief David Rausch said that the adult who died was a teacher’s aide. Rausch added that three passengers who were critically injured were transported to University of …

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Millionaire Matchmaker Contestant Adam Winters Accused of Extortion

It’s looking more and more like former Millionaire Matchmaker guest Adam Winters wasn’t actually a millionaire after all. In fact, he may be a criminal. A few weeks ago the Associated Press reported that an affidavit has been filed in federal court that says Tennessean Adam Winters attempted to extort nearly 2.5 million dollars from a nuclear power plant. How …

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Bride Ties Baby To Wedding Dress, Drags Down Aisle

Bringing a whole new sense to wedding fashion, a Jacksonville, Tennessee woman strapped her newborn daughter to the tail-end of her gown as an accessory.  Like a tatter tot trapped rolling on a conveyor belt in limbo, the baby went dragging down the wedding aisle; someone took a picture, uploaded it, and the online community responded in uproar. Commenters on …

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Stacey Campfield Goes Godwin’s Law on Obamacare

Over the past two years, and particularly last fall, the rhetoric coming from Republican opponents of the Affordable Care Act (AKA “Obamacare”) has been rather heated. Opposition to the new healthcare law is one of the main issues Republicans are campaigning on for next year’s midterm elections, and conservatives across the U.S. have derided Obamacare with ferocity, even going so …

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Tennessee Policeman Fired After Choking Student

A Knoxville, Tennessee police officer was dismissed by the Knox County Sheriff after photos surfaced of the patrolman strangling a University of Tennessee student during an arrest near the site of a large party. The officer, 47-year-old Frank Phillips, choked 21-year-old Jarod Dotson while two other officers handcuffed him, until the student fell to his knees. Dotson did not appear …

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63-Year-Old Twins Found Dead In Tennessee

The story you are about to read has shocked the residents of Chattanooga Tennessee. On March 29, police visited the home of 63-year-old twins Andrew and Anthony Johnson after a concerned relative, with a key, asked the police to check on them. What they discovered was sad and disturbing. Each brother was sitting in their recliner. Doesn’t sound too odd …

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Jack Daniels Fights Whiskey Law Change

Fox News reports that there is a new whiskey rebellion a-brewing in Tennessee, and Jack Daniels may be right in the middle of it. Whiskey connoisseurs are very specific about what constitutes various types of spirits. The states of Kentucky and Tennessee have specific laws on the books that go into great detail about what the “recipe” is for a …

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Holly Bobo Suspect Zachary Adams Pleads “Not Guilty”

The man suspected of the 2011 kidnapping and murder of Holly Bobo pleaded not guilty on Tuesday. Zachary Adams was arraigned on the charges related to Bobo’s death in a Decatur County, Tenn. courtroom in a hearing that lasted approximately five minutes. Attorney Jennifer Lynn Thompson entered the plea on behalf of Adams. When questioned about his role in the …

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Missing Student Nurse: Murder Charge Filed In Case

Zachary Rye Adams, a suspect in the case of missing Tennessee nursing student Holly Lynn Bobo, was charged with murder and aggravated kidnapping. He is currently held without bond and is scheduled to be brought before the court on March 11 in Tennessee’s Decatur County. A week before the announcement was made on Wednesday, the Tennessee Bureau of Investigations searched …

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Nun Sentenced to 35 Months in Prison for Anti-Nuclear Protest

A Federal District Judge sentenced an 84-year-old Roman Catholic nun to 35 months in prison Tuesday for breaking into a nuclear facility on July 28, 2012. Sister Megan Rice was found guilty of damaging more than $1,000 worth of U.S. government property at the Y-12 National Security Complex in Oak Ridge, Tenn. Protesters Greg Boertje-Obed, 57, and 63-year-old Michael Walli …

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Tennessee Bombing: Man Murders In-Laws

In a tragic twist, law enforcement has determined that the culprit behind the murder of a Tennessee couple may actually have been their own son-in-law. CNN reports that an investigation by police resulted in the arrest of 49-year-old Richard Parker. Parker has been charged with two counts of felony first-degree murder and two counts of felony premeditated murder. The victims …

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