Local http://wmot.org en John Seigenthaler, Tennessee Journalist, Dies http://wmot.org/post/john-seigenthaler-tennessee-journalist-dies <p><span id="_oneup" style="font-size: 11px;">NASHVILLE</span><span id="_oneup" style="font-size: 11px;">, Tenn. (AP) — John <font color="red">Seigenthaler</font>, the journalist who edited The Tennessean newspaper, helped shape USA Today and worked for civil rights during the Kennedy administration, has died. He was 86.</span></p><div><p><span id="_oneup" style="font-size: 11px;">His son, John M. <font color="red">Seigenthaler</font>, and representatives from <font color="red">Seigenthaler</font> Public Relations say the former editor died Friday at his Nashville home.</span></p> Fri, 11 Jul 2014 18:32:31 +0000 Associated Press 40976 at http://wmot.org Guns Found at Teen Slaying-Suspect's Home in Tenn. http://wmot.org/post/guns-found-teen-slaying-suspects-home-tenn <p><span id="_oneup" style="font-size: 11px;">LOBELVILLE, <font color="red">Tenn</font>. (AP) — Police are examining firearms found at the home of a 15-year-old boy charged with shooting a longtime member of the National Guard at a Tennessee armory.</span></p><div><p><span id="_oneup" style="font-size: 11px;">Tennessee Bureau of Investigation spokesman Josh DeVine, said "several" weapons were uncovered Thursday.</span></p> Fri, 11 Jul 2014 16:48:27 +0000 Associated Press 40971 at http://wmot.org 3 Democratic Supreme Court Justices Launch TV Ad http://wmot.org/post/3-democratic-supreme-court-justices-launch-tv-ad <div><p><span id="_oneup" style="font-size: 11px;">NASHVILLE, <font color="red">Tenn</font>. (AP) — The three Supreme Court justices facing retention elections next month have launched a television ad to stress their dedication to the federal and state constitutions.</span></p><p><span id="_oneup" style="font-size: 11px;">The three Democrats in the ad boast of protecting gun rights and of upholding nearly 90 percent of death sentences that have come before them.</span></p> Fri, 11 Jul 2014 16:47:01 +0000 Associated Press 40970 at http://wmot.org UAW Tries New Approach at Chattanooga VW Plant http://wmot.org/post/uaw-tries-new-approach-chattanooga-vw-plant <p style="line-height: 200%;"><span style="line-height: 200%; font-family: &quot;Arial&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;; font-size: 14pt;">NASHVILLE, <span style="color: red;">Tenn</span>. (AP/WMOT) — The United Auto Workers union announced this week that it has opened a union local office in Chattanooga.<o:p></o:p></span></p> Fri, 11 Jul 2014 15:10:35 +0000 AP/WMOT 40961 at http://wmot.org Father Charged with Murder after Daughter's Death http://wmot.org/post/father-charged-murder-after-daughters-death <p style="line-height: 200%;"><span style="line-height: 200%; font-family: &quot;Arial&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;; font-size: 14pt;">MURFREESBORO, <span style="color: red;">Tenn</span>. (AP) — Authorities have charged a Middle Tennessee man with murder 22 years after he beat his infant daughter causing injuries that an autopsy says led to her death last year.<o:p></o:p></span></p> Thu, 10 Jul 2014 14:15:15 +0000 Associated Press 40907 at http://wmot.org