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"We started in New York at the end of last week," says American Idol's David Tackel. "We are here in Nashville, and it's really exciting to be in a music city like Nashville. It's really cool."
Also really cool, Kelly Sutton had a chance to be a part of the relay, taking the microphone from our studios to Music Row! After the radio station, the microphone found its way into the hands of fans and made stops on Broadway, the Grand Ole Opry and Tootsies. Watch for Nashville to be showcased as the relay ends in L.A. The mic will be presented to Ryan Seacrest to start the show March 13. There is a GPS tracker in the microphone, so if you want to keep track of it in real time, go to Fox17.com and look under FOX LINKS.
Thursday, March 7 2013, 12:57 AM CST
Sheriff says deputy sneaked in drugs, smokes
May 22, 2013 18:50 GMT
MURFREESBORO, Tenn. (AP) -- The Rutherford County sheriff has fired a deputy who he said was sneaking in contraband to jail inmates.
Sheriff Robert Arnold terminated the employment of Deputy Keith Knowles on May 10. The sheriff said he was disappointed to find a deputy with a long career was supplying inmates with forbidden items.
The Daily News Journal (http://on.dnj.com/12MorCe ) reported the department launched an investigation earlier this month after receiving reports that an officer brought a cellphone and tobacco to inmates. Marijuana was also reportedly brought in.
Arnold said Knowles gave a statement that resulted in his firing.
The sheriff's office will turn over its investigation to the district attorney's office to determine whether charges will be filed.
Information from: The Daily News Journal, http://www.dnj.com
Bernanke signals Fed to maintain stimulus efforts
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Chairman Ben Bernanke is telling Congress that the U.S. job market remains weak and that it is too soon for the Federal Reserve to end its extraordinary stimulus programs.
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LOS ANGELES (AP) -- From bikinis to Hawaiian shirts -- it's time to gear up for the beach.