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More than 1,500 western Kentucky and northwestern Tennessee residents gathered at Fort Campbell Tuesday night to share concerns about potential cuts.

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Hemlock Semiconductor is closing its Clarksville plant in Tennessee due to industry oversupply and international trade disputes. The plant’s approximately 50 workers will have the opportunity to relocate to other company or Dow Corning sites.

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Republicans picked up a few more seats in the state legislature. Knoxville teacher and Democratic state Rep. Gloria Johnson fell to challenger Eddie Smith, who got big help from the state’s Republican Party.

Democrat John Tidwell of New Johnsonville was defeated by his Republican opponent – Jay Reedy, a farmer and veteran. The district includes Houston, Humphreys and part of Montgomery County.

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The Army has analyzed the impact of cutting 16,000 personnel from Fort Campbell, which would be about half of its current population.

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Clarksville, Tenn., police have charged a 23-year-old man with shooting his 15-year-old brother in the head and killing him. Brian Holden Smith is being held without bond at the Montgomery County jail.

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From NPR: The children of the James Bond original producer Albert "Cubby" Broccoli talk about keeping the franchise relevant as the 50 year anniversary of the first Bond release approaches.

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The Montgomery County, Tennessee school system is no longer requesting student Social Security numbers.  The shift comes months after hackers exposed the personal data of about 4300 current and former students along with the private information of about 4900 current and former employees.  In many of those cases, the data included social security numbers.  School system spokeswoman Elise Shelton says the school system will generate its own identification numbers for students, using the same system as Clarksville-Montgomery County schools.  Shelton says the school system began notifying affe

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Jul 27, 2012
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Today on NPR: In Connecticut, the birth of what's thought to be a rare white bison is drawing Native Americans to a sacred ceremony.

Montgomery County in Need of Poll Workers

Jul 23, 2012
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Montgomery County, Tennessee officials say they are in need of additional citizens to work at polling places. 

Montgomery County Tennessee elementary students sent Valentine’s Day cards to dog owners, asking them to not keep pets chained or confined all day. The cards were mailed to about 70 homes where dogs had been seen chained outside or left in pens for long periods.