Tennessee

Regional
7:42 am
Thu September 4, 2014

Riot Breaks Out At Tennessee Detention Center Where 32 Teens Escaped

Police work in front of the Woodland Hills Youth Development Center on Tuesday in Nashville, Tenn.
Mark Humphrey AP

Originally published on Thu September 4, 2014 8:59 am

A youth detention center in Tennessee that saw the escape of 32 teens on Tuesday is back in the news today: Blake Farmer of NPR member station WPLN tells our Newscast unit that about 20 of them rioted overnight.

Blake filed this report:

"Teens could be seen carrying pipes and spraying fire extinguishers, running around the yard of the Woodland Hills youth detention center, which houses youth who've committed at least three felonies.

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Elections
11:57 am
Wed October 31, 2012

Tennessee Expects to Break Early Voting Record By Thursday

Tennessee election officials are hoping to break another record when the early voting period ends on Thursday, but they acknowledge remnants of superstorm Sandy could affect voter turnout in the northeastern part of the state.

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