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    The Tennessee Supreme Court has ordered a new trial for Noura Jackson, a Shelby County woman convicted of the second degree murder of her mother, Jennifer Jackson, because the Court found there were constitutional errors made in the course of the proceedings. More>>

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    DeSoto Co. Construction Highest In 7 Years

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    Construction numbers across DeSoto County in northern Mississippi continues to jump. Some contractors say they can't build fast enough.
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    Firefighters still in hospital after ice stunt

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    Two central Kentucky firefighters are still hospitalized a day after they were shocked by a power line while helping out with an "ice bucket challenge." More>>

    DeSoto Co. Career Center Partners With OB Businesses

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    DeSoto County Schools Career and Tech Center is getting more businesses involved in the center and the hope is to get students more insight into the workforce and to help get many hired. More>>

    E. Memphis Couple Charged With Child Abuse, Neglect

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    A day after Memphis Police arrested a 37-year-old mother who was wanted on four counts aggravated child abuse and four counts child abuse and neglect charges, her 31-year-old husband was also arrested on the same charges. More>>

    Hamas kills 18 suspected informers to deter leaks

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    Gaza militants Friday gunned down 18 alleged spies for Israel in an apparent attempt to plug security breaches and deter others, a day after Israel killed three top Hamas military commanders in an airstrike likely guided... More>>

    Tenn. Schools Lauded For Achievement, Growth

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    Gov. Bill Haslam is recognizing 168 Tennessee schools for their achievement and growth. More>>

    Jonesboro Police Chief Gets 30-Day Suspension

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    Jonesboro's police chief is to serve a 30-day suspension and issue written apologies to The Jonesboro Sun and a former reporter at the paper for derogatory comments he made on Facebook. More>>

    Tennessee Inmates Sue Over Electric Chair

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    Ten death row inmates in Tennessee are suing to prevent the state from using the electric chair as a backup execution device should it be unable to obtain drugs needed to give lethal injections. More>>

    Trial Over Miss. GOP Senate Race Moved To Sept. 16

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    A judge has adjusted the trial schedule for a lawsuit seeking to overturn Mississippi Sen. Thad Cochran's Republican primary win. In an order Friday, Judge Hollis McGehee says the trial will start Sept. 16 and end by Oct. 6. More>>

    Huckabee: 'Stop The Fight' Over Common Core

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    Conservatives should "stop the fight" over Common Core and instead consider the benefits that the academic standards offer students in struggling schools, former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee said Friday. The position puts him at odds with a significant bloc of Republicans.
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    Former U of M Tiger Arrested

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    A former University of Memphis football player is in trouble with the law. More>>

    Obama Offers New Accommodations On Birth Control

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    WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Obama administration will offer a new accommodation to religious nonprofits that object to covering birth control for their employees.
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    University of Arkansas creates Walk-Only zone

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    Cochran attorneys: Election lawsuit too late

    Mississippi Sen. Thad Cochran's attorneys say a lawsuit seeking to overturn his Republican primary victory should be dismissed because it was filed too late. More>>

    ASU delays opening of planned campus in Mexico

    Arkansas State University is delaying the target opening date of its new campus in Mexico until 2016. More>>

    Tenn. Schools Lauded For Achievement, Growth

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    Gov. Bill Haslam is recognizing 168 Tennessee schools for their achievement and growth.
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    Man & Woman Arrested For Shoplifting, Strangling Security Guard Video included

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    A Memphis man and woman are expected in court this morning for a robbery at a TJ Maxx earlier this month. More>>

    Bank of America settlement likely to benefit few

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    Bank of America's record $16.65 billion settlement for its role in selling shoddy mortgage bonds - $7 billion of it geared for consumer relief - offers a glint of hope for desperate homeowners. More>>

    Tenn. schools lauded for achievement, growth

    Gov. Bill Haslam is recognizing 168 Tennessee schools for their achievement and growth. More>>

    MEM Moving Forward With Plans To Shrink, Modernize Airport Video included

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    It's no secret that Memphis International Airport is a shadow of its former self. So it's embarking on a new plan of action: get rid of the unused parts of certain concourses and concentrate airport businesses into high traffic areas. More>>

    Gov. Nixon taking National Guard out of Ferguson Video included

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    Gov. Jay Nixon on Thursday ordered the Missouri National Guard to begin withdrawing from Ferguson, where nightly scenes of unrest have erupted since a white police officer fatally shot an unarmed black 18-year-old nearly... More>>

    Riders Union Wants Better Training For MATA Security Video included

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    Wednesday's grand jury indictment of a contracted Memphis Area Transit Authority security guard stemming from the August death of a bus passenger, who was allegedly pushed off a bus in May, has activists demanding better oversight  from the transit authority. More>>

    6 Communities Have Enough Wine In Supermarkets Signatures Video included

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    Voters in approximately 60 Tennessee communities, have signed petitions to allow supermarket wine sales on the November ballot, including six Shelby County suburbs.
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    Firefighters Unite For Ultimate #IceBucketChallenge

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    You've seen plenty of videos lately of people across America and across the globe dumping ice water over themselves for the ALS ice bucket challenge. But do you really know the message, the face, behind all those cold reactions? More>>

    $3.6M Awarded To Improve Bus Routes, Bike Paths, Lights Video included

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    The Tennessee Department of Transportation awarded the city of Memphis, Memphis Area Transit Authority and Memphis Light Gas and Water to help improve or add bus routes, traffic lights and bicycle paths. More>>

    Municipalities Disagree Over Building Plans Video included

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    City leaders in Lakeland and Arlington are butting heads over plans for a new building that would impact students in both districts.
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    No Casino Patrons In Danger Of Contracting TB

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    Officials with the Mississippi State Department of Health stressed that no patrons of the Horseshoe or Gold Strike casinos in Tunica are in danger of getting tuberculosis.
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    • Trial Over Miss. GOP Senate Race Moved To Sept. 16

      Trial Over Miss. GOP Senate Race Moved To Sept. 16

      Friday, August 22 2014 3:29 PM EDT2014-08-22 19:29:56 GMT
      A judge has adjusted the trial schedule for a lawsuit seeking to overturn Mississippi Sen. Thad Cochran's Republican primary win. In an order Friday, Judge Hollis McGehee says the trial will start Sept. 16 and end by Oct. 6.
      A judge has adjusted the trial schedule for a lawsuit seeking to overturn Mississippi Sen. Thad Cochran's Republican primary win. In an order Friday, Judge Hollis McGehee says the trial will start Sept. 16 and end by Oct. 6.
    • Romney Casts Arkansas Race As Way To Fight Obama

      Romney Casts Arkansas Race As Way To Fight Obama

      Thursday, August 21 2014 3:39 PM EDT2014-08-21 19:39:24 GMT
      Mitt Romney is casting Arkansas' high-profile Senate race as a way to stop the agenda of the president who defeated him two years ago, as he backs Congressman Tom Cotton's bid to unseat Democratic Sen. Mark Pryor.
      Mitt Romney is casting Arkansas' high-profile Senate race as a way to stop the agenda of the president who defeated him two years ago, as he backs Congressman Tom Cotton's bid to unseat Democratic Sen. Mark Pryor.
    • Trial On Miss. Election Challenge Set For Sept. 15

      Trial On Miss. Election Challenge Set For Sept. 15

      Thursday, August 21 2014 3:31 PM EDT2014-08-21 19:31:13 GMT
      A trial is set to begin Sept. 15 for a lawsuit that seeks to undo a Republican runoff victory by Mississippi Sen. Thad Cochran.
      A trial is set to begin Sept. 15 for a lawsuit that seeks to undo a Republican runoff victory by Mississippi Sen. Thad Cochran.
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