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  • Tennessee has 760 of the Children Crossing into US

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee has received well over 700 of the unaccompanied children flooding across the southern border.

    New federal data published Thursday by the Department of Health and Human Services' Administration for Children and Families shows Tennessee has received about 2.5 percent of the 30,000 children released to sponsors this year through July 7.

    Texas, New York, Florida and California received the most, accounting for 46 percent of the children received during that time.

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  • Murf. Family of Four Loses Home to Overnight Fire

    MURFREESBORO, Tenn. (WMOT)  --  An overnight fire completely destroyed a Murfreesboro residence and left a family of three homeless.

    The Murfreesboro Fire Department says it was dispatched to Belle Rive Drive just off Highway 99 on the southwest edge of town just before midnight Thursday night.

    The department says it arrived to find the 2900 square foot home completely engulfed in flames. Most of the roof had already caved in by the time firefighters arrived.

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  • Police: Caller Imitating Officers, Seeks Money

    CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Police in Clarksville say someone is impersonating offices and attempting to collect hundreds of dollars for fake traffic camera tickets.

    Sgt. Charles Gill told The Leaf-Chronicle (http://leafne.ws/WISOeq ) the man tells victims that they have received a Redflex ticket and a judge with Montgomery County General Sessions Court has suspended their driver's license and issued a bench warrant for their arrest.

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