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8:31am

Tue February 11, 2014
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Wilson County Explosion Called "Targeted Attack"

WILSON COUNTY, Tenn. (AP) — Federal and local officials are investigating an explosion at a mid-state residence.

The blast took place at a home on Vance Lane in Lebanon around 5 p.m. Monday afternoon.

WTVF-TV reports that officials on the scene described the incident as a "targeted attack" and said the explosion was the result of something sent through the mail.

Officials said one person was killed and one injured. The names of the victims have not yet been released. The injured person was flown by helicopter to Vanderbilt Medical Center.

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5:49pm

Mon February 10, 2014
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UPDATE: Bradyville Pike Shooting 3rd Murf. Homicide in 2 Weeks

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. (WMOT)  --  Murfreesboro Police say the man they found dead in Bradyville Pike apartment died of a gunshot wound and the case is being investigated as a homicide.

Police say they have confirmed the victim’s identity, but will not release his name until his next of kin can be notified.

During the lunch hour yesterday police were called to 1306 Bradyville Pike in response to a possible burglary. When they entered apartment G-53 they found one man dead.

Department Spokesman Kyle Evans says the Violent Crimes Unit is handling the case.

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12:25pm

Mon February 10, 2014
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Survivors of Fire that Killed Nine Improving

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The conditions of a father and daughter who were the only survivors in a Kentucky house fire that killed nine family members have been upgraded.

Vanderbilt University Medical Center officials said Monday that 36-year-old Chad Watson and his 11-year-old daughter, Kylie, are both in stable condition. Hospital spokesman Craig Boerner said the two had been in critical but stable condition since they arrived on Jan. 30 but were upgraded over the weekend.

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12:23pm

Mon February 10, 2014
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Mid-State Woman Shot in Church Dies

COOKEVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A woman who was shot inside a Putman County church last week has died from her injuries.

The Putnam County Sheriff's Office said that 61-year-old Etta Medley died on Sunday after being shot by her brother-in-law during a domestic violence incident at the Double Springs Church.

Investigators say Medley was trying to save her sister when she was shot by her brother-in-law inside the church in the Double Springs community on Feb. 2.

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8:27am

Mon February 10, 2014
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Vanderbilt Study Looks at Musicians' Hearing Loss

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NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Vanderbilt University has launched a study aimed at understanding the effects of hearing loss on musicians.

The Tennessean reports that doctoral student Kristen D'Onofrio in Vanderbilt's audiology program is conducting the study. She’s testing Nashville musicians with hearing loss as part of a research project she hopes will spur an entire career studying the issue

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