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Next time you go to visit Graceland in Memphis, something big may be missing. For the past 30 years, tourists have paid money to get a look at two airplanes once owned by Elvis Presley but now the owners of Graceland want them removed from the premises. Elvis Presley Enterprises has written to the planes' owners saying it wants the jets removed from Graceland in late April 2015.
The Tennessee Highway Patrol will conduct a high-visibility enforcement campaign during this year's Fourth of July holiday period, beginning at 12:01am Thursday and ending at midnight on Sunday. State troopers will utilize a variety of traffic safety tools, such as driverís license, sobriety and seat belt checkpoints, saturation patrols, and No-Refusal enforcement, in an effort to reduce serious injury and fatal crashes on Tennessee roads.
Tennessee lawmakers have apologized to the Cherokee Nation for actions taken by President Andrew Jackson that forced up to 16,000 Cherokees off Tennessee lands 175 years ago. Tennessee lawmakers passed a resolution earlier this year and read it at an event commemorate the anniversary of the Trail of Tears.
A local charity that works to assist veterans in need says they have been scammed. According to reports, the charity Welcome Home Our Heroes was contacted by a Donna Lane man who claimed he was a veteran with children and needed financial assistance. Officials with the charity say they were alerted by a third party that the man was not a veteran. The man agreed to pay back the funds received-paying 3 installments of $40 before stopping and has not returned calls.
Charges have been dropped against a former Coalfield baseball player who was captured on a cell phone taking a swing at an umpire last April, but the sanctions against his team remain. TSSAA officials say Coalfield remains banned from post season play for the 2015 season and the program will still have to pay a $3,000 fine following the incident involving 18 year old Brent Keener. Keener was charged in the incident following a game against Wartburg.