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Brawl traces back to Applebee's stabbing

Brawl traces back to Applebee's stabbing

A possible motive that goes back to a high-profile attack inside Applebee’s seven years ago has been revealed in a barroom brawl that left ...

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Inmates may stay in jail for arraignment

Inmates may stay in jail for arraignment

The county is getting closer to locking in video arraignment for jail inmates.

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Mother given 5 days for filthy home

Mother given 5 days for filthy home

A mother whose children were found living in what police called deplorable conditions has been ordered to serve five days in jail and take parenting ...

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Water Paws barking good time

Water Paws barking good time

McMinnville Board of Mayor and Aldermen members showed their lighter side when joking about Water Paws.

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Flights on B-17 bomber to be offered

Flights on B-17 bomber to be offered

The Liberty Foundation’s 2017 Salute to Veterans tour is coming to the Chattanooga Metropolitan Airport. Public flights and tours will be available Sept. 30 ...

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Motlow among fastest growing colleges

For the third consecutive year, Motlow State Community College has the largest enrollment in school history and is among the fastest growing colleges in Tennessee ...

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Attorney says man is innocent of kidnapping, killing student

By ADRIAN SAINZ, Associated Press

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Tennessee insurance commissioner approves premium requests

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Three companies lined up to sell insurance on the Obamacare exchange in Tennessee in 2018 have had their premium requests approved by ...

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Tennessee approves merger of hospital systems

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The Tennessee Department of Health has approved a proposed merger between two hospital systems.

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8 ex-Decatur County employees indicted for theft and forgery

DECATURVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Eight former Decatur County employees have been indicted on theft and forgery charges after a state audit.

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A stunned Puerto Rico seeks to rebuild after Hurricane Maria

By DANICA COTO, Associated Press

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Pope admits church realized sex abuse problem 'a bit late'

By NICOLE WINFIELD, Associated Press

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Girl still buried in ruins of Mexico school, anxiety grows

By MARIA VERZA, CHRISTINE ARMARIO and CHRISTOPHER SHERMAN, Associated Press

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Zoo hopes news gorillas will form 'troop' as in the wild

CLEVELAND (AP) — Cleveland Metroparks Zoo has received two female gorillas from other zoos in an effort to create a new troop mirroring those in the ...

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An accounting for meteorological violence among insurers

By DAMIAN J. TROISE, Associated Press

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Maine judge to weigh death declaration for missing toddler

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — Authorities have uncovered no evidence that toddler Ayla Reynolds is still alive despite the more than 1,000 leads they've received ...

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State picks county for free concert

State picks county for free concert

The Tennessee Department of Tourism launched its Snapchat Concert Series last year with country music superstar Garth Brooks performing a free concert for more than ...

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World Peace Day to foster harmony

World Peace Day to foster harmony

Visitors can experience the warming blanket of peace this Saturday as Isha holds its sixth annual World Peace Day at its remote retreat atop Harrison ...

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Harvey against new tax

Harvey against new tax

A proposed 2.5 percent tourism tax levied against local hotels is drawing criticism from one elected official.

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Cole charged with beer-bottle attack

Cole charged with beer-bottle attack

A handshake ended up turning into a knot on the head for a man at Cowboy Up with his attacker now looking at six years ...

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Harsher sentences not always answer

Harsher sentences not always answer

Politicians are eager to appear as being tough on crime, but laws mandating harsh, one-size-fits-all sentencing are hurting American society, not to mention many of ...

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Mountain Crawl gears up for fun

Mountain Crawl gears up for fun

The McMinnville Mountain Crawl Adventure has had a surge in participation and organizers are asking motorists to use caution.

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Ag News and Notes 9-20

Make plans now to attend the following educational sessions. Working with Cannon and DeKalb County Extension, we have planned three wonderful beef events that should ...

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City seeking to improve seven 70S intersections

City seeking to improve seven 70S intersections

McMinnville is seeking to improve the seven intersections on Highway 70S and considering a measure to hire a company to negotiate with the state to ...

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Young gets year for chase in excess of 100 mph

A man who fled police at speeds topping 100 mph on the bypass has been sentenced to a year in jail.

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Traffic Court docket 9-20

Sentences were handed down this past week by Judge Bill Locke in General Sessions Traffic Court. Included in court action:

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Craft a good time at Rock Island Fall Festival

Craft a good time at Rock Island Fall Festival

For visitors planning a trip to beautiful Rock Island State Park, this weekend is the perfect time for a visit. On Sept. 23-24 the 42nd ...

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Ming appointed city codes official

Ming appointed city codes official

McMinnville Planning and Zoning director Nolan Ming has a new hat to wear, that of codes official for the city of McMinnville.

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Escaped inmate captured in Warren Co.

Escaped inmate captured in Warren Co.

An inmate who escaped from a facility in Shelbyville was captured in Warren County on Thursday night after three days on the run.

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Business Cheetah 9-17

Business Cheetah 9-17

I’ve mentioned a couple times in this column the possibility of an Italian company locating in McMinnville as an expansion of its European operation.

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Kidnapping charge leveled at Goff

Kidnapping charge leveled at Goff

A man faces kidnapping and felony assault charges after he allegedly forced his girlfriend into his vehicle against her will, assaulted her mother, and then ...

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State graduation rate at all-time high

State graduation rate at all-time high

The Tennessee high school graduation rate has never been higher and Warren County is doing its part to contribute to the upward trend.

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Show Pioneer support this Homecoming Week

Show Pioneer support this Homecoming Week

It’s homecoming week in Warren County.

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Man assaults mom, dad, son

Man assaults mom, dad, son

A man was released on time-served after assaulting his mother, father and son during a domestic dispute at his parents’ home.

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Karaoke winner has something to brag about

Karaoke winner has something to brag about

Erica Bragg has sung her way to victory in the 2017 Warren County A&L Fair Karaoke Contest.

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Small Branch bridge to be fixed

Replacement is on the horizon for the worst bridge in Warren County.

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West gets month in jail for chase

A man who said he was fleeing the law due to a family emergency will serve a month behind bars.

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AT&T donates to TCAT for data recovery training

AT&T donates to TCAT for data recovery training

A telecommunications company is providing more than cellphones, data plans, TV and internet service. AT&T is adding to the future workforce with a contribution ...

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Woman gets time

A woman who threw her car into reverse and ran from the law has been sentenced to 15 days in jail.

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Putting skillet to skull earns man six months

Putting skillet to skull earns man six months

A man has been sentenced to six months in jail for hitting his girlfriend in the head with a skillet.

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