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Sessions: No tears over Tennessee immigration raid

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The nation's top law enforcement officer said Tuesday that he's "not shedding tears" over an immigration raid at a Tennessee meat processing plant where 97 workers were arrested. Advocates for the workers said the comments A...

 

3 days after fatal shootings, Tennessee Waffle House reopens

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The Tennessee Waffle House where four people were fatally shot reopened Wednesday amid tears and solemn remembrance of the dead, as the company said it will donate a month of the restaurant's sales to help the wounded...

 

Man who disarmed Waffle House shooter hailed by lawmakers

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The man who snatched an AR-15 rifle away from a gunman at a Nashville restaurant told Tennessee lawmakers Tuesday he faced "the true test of a man," drawing a standing ovation during his brief address. As the House hailed...

 

Waffle House gunman's troubles began years before attack

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Travis Reinking's erratic behavior began years before police say he showed up without pants at a Waffle House restaurant and killed four people with an assault-style rifle. The onetime construction crane operator bounced bet...

 

Immigration raid takes 97 into custody at Tennessee plant

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Civil rights activists say a dramatic immigration raid at a Tennessee meat processing plant may be the biggest employment crackdown under President Donald Trump's administration. U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement...

 
 By Sheila Burke    Regional    June 14, 2017

Prosecutors' lawsuit says opioid drug makers deceived public

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A new lawsuit invokes the plight of a baby born dependent on opioid drugs, as three Tennessee prosecutors and the baby's guardian accuse several drug manufacturers of unleashing an epidemic through deceptive marketing about...

 

GOP health plan could be costly for those with coverage gaps

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — As a thyroid cancer survivor battling nerve damage and other complications, Lisa Dammert was in such dire financial straits in 2014 that she and her husband did the unthinkable: They let their health insurance lapse for a wh...

 

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