Saturday, December 03, 2022
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MEMPHIS — Distributors for the nation’s largest public utility signed onto what amounted to “never-ending” contracts that unfairly tied them to power generated by the Tennessee Valley Authority, a lawyer argued Thursday as she represents environmental groups in a lawsuit.

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MEMPHIS — A grand jury has declined to indict police officers after an investigation by Tennessee’s state police agency into the violent arrest of a Black man for alleged traffic violations, a district attorney said Wednesday.

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WASHINGTON — President Joe Biden has declared that Democrats should give up “restrictive” caucuses and prioritize diversity at the start of their presidential primary calendar — dealing a major blow to Iowa’s decadeslong status as the state that leads off the process.

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NEW ORLEANS — Eight years into a U.S. program to control damage from feral pigs, the invasive animals with big appetites and snouts that uproot anything that smells good are still a multibillion-dollar plague on farmers, wildlife and the environment.

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KYIV, Ukraine — Russia said Friday that Western demands it should pull out completely from Ukraine as part of any future talks to end the war effectively rule out any such negotiations, as Russian strikes continued and a Ukrainian official set his country’s battle losses at up to 13,000 troops.

Friday, December 02, 2022
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WASHINGTON — President Joe Biden assured Americans on Friday that the U.S. economy is chugging along in the holiday season, but the very strength of a new jobs report showed that high inflation remains a recession threat.

Thursday, December 01, 2022
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More than two years after a tornado destroyed Stoner Creek Elementary School, teachers and students were finally able to return to their school on Monday.

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Two Tennessee women were found dead after a car crash and police-involved shooting in Dearborn, Michigan.

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The Watertown Christmas Parade will spread holiday cheer throughout the city on Sunday, and its grand marshal is prepared to bundle up as she rides along to celebrate the season.

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WETUMPKA, Alabama — Tornadoes damaged numerous homes, destroyed a fire station, briefly trapped people in a grocery store and ripped the roof off an apartment complex in Mississippi, while two people died as a tree crunched their mobile home in Alabama, authorities said on Wednesday.

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NEW YORK — New York City’s mayor on Tuesday said that he was directing police and city medics to be more aggressive about getting severely mentally-ill people off the streets and subways and into treatment, even if it means involuntarily hospitalizing some people who refuse care.

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SAN FRANCISCO — Police in San Francisco could get the ability to deploy potentially-lethal, remote-controlled robots in emergency situations if supervisors of the politically-Democratic city grant permission in a highly-watched board vote.

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WASHINGTON — “We the People” is Jill Biden’s holiday theme with White House decorations designed for “the people” to see themselves in the tree ornaments, mantel displays, mirrors and do-it-yourself creations that have turned the mansion’s public spaces into a winter wonderland.

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FORT WORTH, Texas — A woman who family members believe was the toddler who was kidnapped by a babysitter 51 years ago has been reunited with her family in Fort Worth, in a meeting filled with long-overdue hugs and joyful tears.

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NEW YORK — “Stay,” the smash hit by The Kid Laroi and Justin Bieber topped Apple Music’s global song chart in 2022 as the giant music streamer released its end-of-year lists and provided listeners with data on their own most listened-to tunes.

Tuesday, November 29, 2022
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Possomtown Outreach and Friendship Christian School will be accepting donations until Dec. 15 to fill their donation delivery caravan to Hancock County.

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More residents in Mt. Juliet will soon begin to deck out their homes with lights and decorations for the holiday season.