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Mobile Booking Unit Helps Save Officers TimeLaw enforcement officials call it an incredibly efficient way of saving time and money for officers on the street and now new numbers show just what the "Mobile Booking Unit" Study Predicts Obesity First Two Months of LifeTennessee ranks in the top 5 for childhood obesity, now a new study says it can predict if a child will become obese or overweight within the first two weeks Thousands of Teachers Become Students To Implement ReformTennessee education officials are training teachers from across the state on how to implement a new set of uniform benchmarks for math and reading. Sequestration Could Hamper Boaters' 4th of July FireworksNashville has one of the largest 4th of July fireworks shows in the country, but some people planning to watch this year by boat may have to make other plans. Tour Raises More Questions About Cordell Hull DemolitionIf the Haslam administration hoped to convince lawmakers that a historic state office building should be demolished, they may have failed. Concern For Young Girls Living With Accused Child PornographerFamily members are concerned about two young girls who Murfreesboro police said lived with an accused child pornographer.
Nashville Symphony Lays Off Catering, Dining StaffThe financially-strapped Nashville Symphony has announced plans to lay off its entire catering and dining staff.
Records Sought In Fungal Meningitis OutbreakThree Tennessee clinics have received subpoenas for documents related to drugs from a Massachusetts specialty pharmacy linked to a fungal meningitis outbreak last year. 3 More Plead Guilty In Probe Of Pilot Flying JThree more Pilot Flying J employees have pleaded guilty in what authorities call a scheme to cheat trucking firms out of rebates. Rural Lawmakers Push For Farm Bill Votes In HouseFarm-state lawmakers are scrambling to win bipartisan votes for a five year, half-trillion dollar farm bill on the House floor this week.
Third Pilot executive pleads guiltyThe executives who have pleaded guilty admitted to a scheme of reducing rebates to trucking customers on their diesel purchases. Pilot Flying J is the largest truck stop company in Rep. Marsha Blackburn leads House floor fight on abortion billRep. Marsha Blackburn found herself at the center of an emotionally charged debate over abortion Tuesday, as she led Republican efforts to pass a bill prohibiting the procedure more than Former U.S. attorney general defends government surveillance programsFormer U.S. Attorney General Alberto Gonzales on Tuesday defended the federal government's use of surveillance programs to help safeguard the country. Spiders found in 'clean room' at Newbern pharmacyFDA cites compounding pharmacy for multiple violations after series of inspections. Medicare program eliminates 30 out-of-state suppliersThe federal Medicare program has dropped nearly a third of the companies chosen to continue supplying home medical equipment to beneficiaries statewide, leaving even fewer suppliers as part of it's Nashville Symphony lays off entire catering, dining staff The financially troubled Nashville Symphony Orchestra citing "extraordinary financial challenges" has laid off its entire catering and dining staff as a deadline for a foreclosure on its concert hall approaches.
COMPLETE Updated: Hendersonville homecoming queen, mom arrested after party A Hendersonville mother and daughter were arrested June 6 after a party at their home that involved underage drinking. Hendersonville woman charged with running gambling operation, 13 others cited for participationA Hendersonville woman was arrested June 14 for allegedly operating a gambling operation out of an apartment at Monthaven Park Apartments. Report on teacher training programs ranks Lipscomb, Vanderbilt at topThe National Council on Teacher Quality's report on nation's teacher training programs gave Lipscomb and Vanderbilt universities four stars, but zero stars to the flagship University of Tennessee.
Video: Lipscomb's teacher Longtime Nissan worker killed at Smyrna plant is identifiedAuthorities are investigating after a technician was killed Sunday in an accident at the Smyrna Nissan vehicle assembly plant.
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EXCLUSIVE: Newtown Police Chief Discussing School Safety in Nashville - Erika Lathon
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