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Tenn man charged with kidnapping in slaying

Associated Press   CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A Tennessee man has been charged with three counts of kidnapping and first-degree murder in the death of a man whose remains were found near Clarksville. The Leaf-Chronicle reported (http://leafne.ws/GRhQA8 ) that 38-year-old Coray Eugene Knight also faces charges of abuse of a corpse ...

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‘Coffee and Conversation’ with Representative Joe Pitts

On Tuesday, Sept. 17, Einstein Bros Bagels hosted “Coffee and Conversation” with Tenn. Representative Joe Pitts. Students were given the opportunity to go to Einstein Bros Bagels and have cinnamon twists and 50-cent small coffees while listening to and discussing issues with Pitts, such as politics, education and issues affecting ...

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Garth Brooks welcomes new family member

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Garth Brooks is a granddaddy. The country music superstar acknowledged in a statement Friday, July 26 the birth of his first grandchild, Karalynn, who was born to his daughter August earlier this week. The 51-year-old “Friends in Low Places” singer says he’d like to thank everyone ...

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APSU receives eight-figure donation

>>By Brittany Hickey Staff Writer $1 million has been donated to APSU by Lars Eriksson, owner of Crankshaft Rebuilders, Inc. He gave the gift in honor of his late wife, APSU alumna and teacher Martha Dickerson Eriksson. “Future histories of this university will distinguish Austin Peay from before the Eriksson ...

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Bill won’t allow student IDs for Tenn. voting

NASHVILLE, Tenn. — The senator who sponsored a measure to let people show student IDs to cast ballots realized it didn’t have enough votes to pass, so he instead backed a bill that doesn’t allow them to be used. Murfreesboro Republican Sen. Bill Ketron decided Thursday, April 4, to concur ...

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Bill would limit gun carry records to politicians

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — An effort to seal Tennessee’s handgun carry permit records from public scrutiny would create an exception for political operatives and lobbying groups to still obtain the entire set of names and addresses. Republican Sen. Ferrell Haile of Gallatin told the Senate Judiciary Committee this week that ...

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