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UT Sex Week organizers to be condemned after House vote

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The House has voted to condemn the student organizers of a weeklong program about sex at the University of Tennessee in Knoxville. The resolution sponsored by Republican Rep. Richard Floyd of Chattanooga was approved on a 69-17 vote on the evening of Monday, Feb. 24. Opponents ...

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Health aide charged in Tenn. girl’s death in court

ADRIAN SAINZ, Associated Press   MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — The lawyer for a home health aide charged with murder in the case of a disabled Tennessee girl who died from gangrene and infected bedsores said Monday he will dispute his client’s liability in the death. Chasara Jones cried as Shelby ...

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Memphis father sentenced for abusing son

Associated Press   MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Prosecutors say a Memphis man has been sentenced to 15 years in prison without parole for beating his 7-month-old son. The Shelby County district attorney’s office said Friday that 23-year-old Ray Armstrong  was sentenced after pleading guilty to aggravated child abuse involving a ...

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What can unite liberals and tea partyers? The NSA

CONNIE CASS, Associated Press   WASHINGTON (AP) — Hoyt Sparks says he has no use for liberal Democrats and their “socialistic, Marxist, communist” ways. Toni Lewis suspects tea party Republicans are “a bunch of people who probably need some mental health treatment.” Politically speaking, the tea-party supporter in rural North ...

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