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Republican state senator Joey Hensley of Hohenwald accused of affair with cousin

March 10, 2017 3:00 am
Republican state senator Joey Hensley of Hohenwald accused of affair with cousin

‘Don’t Say Gay’ campaigner Joey Hensley. Photo / Facebook Republican state senator Joey Hensley of Hohenwald, Tennessee, is a family doctor and runs his campaigns on Christian family values. However, the 61-year-old senator failed to appear in court last week to testify in the divorce proceedings of Hohenwald Vice Mayor […]

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US wildfire burns through Tennessee amid drought

November 29, 2016 10:30 pm
US wildfire burns through Tennessee amid drought

Smoke rises from wildfires in the Great Smoky Mountains near Gatlinburg, Tennessee, November 28, 2016. (Photo by Reuters) A historic wildfire in the US state of Tennessee has forced the evacuation of thousands of residents and destroyed hundreds of homes and businesses as the region suffers an exceptional drought. Drought-induced […]

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‘Bring her home’: Search for missing girl – Carlie Trent

May 12, 2016 8:30 am
‘Bring her home’: Search for missing girl – Carlie Trent

Gary Simpson and Carlie Trent. Photo / Courtesy of Tennessee Bureau of Investigation On May 5, Gary Simpson took his niece, Carlie Trent, out of school, collecting the 9-year-old “under false pretenses,” according to the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation. Authorities have been searching for her ever since. In the days […]

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Muhammad Youssef Abdulazeez : Tennessee shooter details emerge, but motive elusive

July 21, 2015 10:43 am
Muhammad Youssef Abdulazeez : Tennessee shooter details emerge, but motive elusive

  Charlene Jacobs, right, kneels to pay her respects, while at the Lee Highway memorial set up for the Tennessee shooting victims. Photo / AP  Bits and pieces have emerged over the past few days about Muhammad Youssef Abdulazeez’s troubled life. But two significant pieces of the puzzle are missing: […]

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Nearly 4000 black victims were lynched in 12 states in the southern United States

February 12, 2015 3:17 am
Nearly 4000 black victims were lynched in 12 states in the southern United States

Nearly 4000 black victims were lynched in 12 states in the southern United States from 1877 to 1950, an average of more than one a week for 73 years, a new study has revealed. The Equal Justice Initiative, a human rights group in Alabama, spent years researching what it called […]

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