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"It was a really good Christmas this year for all the kids," said mother Tiffanie Anders.
The living room is packed with gifts for all three of Tiffanie's daughters.
The family had so many gifts they opened some early to clear out space.
It's a different world than Tiffanie and her husband Joshua thought they'd be facing when their old home caught fire December the 12th.
"This is miles and miles beyond what I ever expected to be where I'm at now," said Joshua.
The Christmas gifts started arriving almost immediately after the fire and that wasn't all.
People they didn't even know donated food, money, appliances and even a storage shed.
"Just anything you can imagine that you'd need for a house people have just brought to us," said Tiffanie.
The biggest gift came the day after the fire.
That's when a Nashville man donated his Gallatin home to the family to live in for free until they found their own home.
"With the help of our community we've been lifted back up to where our family can function like a family," said Joshua.
Wednesday, December 26 2012, 07:38 AM CST
2 appellate court judges are stepping down
May 24, 2013 21:29 GMT
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) -- Two Tennessee appellate court judges have notified Gov. Bill Haslam that they will not run for another term on the bench in the August 2014 retention election.
Patricia J. Cottrell, a judge on the Court of Appeals, and Joseph M. Tipton, who sits on the Court of Criminal Appeals bench, will both leave after September of next year.
The announcements come after the state legislature left Tennessee without a way to replace judges who step down or die when a commission expires at the end of next month.
Members of the soon-to-be-defunct Judicial Nominating Commission will make recommendations for replacements to give to Haslam before the panel expires. Haslam will appoint the replacements from those recommendations.
US durable goods orders rise 3.3 percent in April
WASHINGTON (AP) -- U.S. orders for long-lasting manufactured goods rebounded in April, buoyed by more demand for military and civilian aircraft and an increase in business investment.
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