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Officials say crews have found the body of a man who went missing after a boating accident in Tennessee.

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The food court illness that sickened 350 people in Kentucky has been identified as norovirus.

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  The federal government says up to $250,000 is available for grants to promote U.S. mine safety. The Labor Department's Mine Safety and Health Administration said the deadline for the Brookwood-Sago grant program is Aug. 23, with grants to be awarded by Sept. 28.

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Dozens of Tennessee farmers have urged the state's U.S. House delegation to oppose President Donald Trump's steel and aluminum tariffs, saying they worry the fallout will cripple the rural state's agriculture.

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  A woman accused of being an accomplice in the killing of a Tennessee sheriff's deputy says she didn't know the man she was with had a gun and she stayed quiet during the shooting out of fear.

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A glut of legal marijuana has driven Oregon pot prices to rock-bottom levels, prompting some nervous growers to start pivoting to another type of cannabis to make ends meet — one that doesn't come with a high.

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  Tuition will increase 3.75 percent for new undergraduate students entering Illinois State University this fall term. The hike comes after approval from the school's Board of Trustees on Friday.

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The Illinois Department of Public Health is warning the public to take precautions against tick and mosquito bites, saying reported cases of infections have increased over the past decade.

The department cited a Centers for Disease Control and Prevention study showing that the number of people across the U.S. being infected by diseases from mosquitoes, ticks and fleas has tripled from 2004 to 2016. Reported cases have increased in Illinois by 58 percent in that same time period.

 

Measures to increase penalties for assaults against Illinois Department of Child and Family Services employees that were spurred following a caseworker's death are seeing slow progress.

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Nashville voters on Tuesday overwhelmingly rejected a plan to pay for a $5.4 billion mass transit system that called for a new light rail system, expanded bus routes and the building of a downtown underground tunnel.

Unofficial vote totals show the measure being defeated by nearly 30 percentage points.

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