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MADISONVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - Authorities say a Monroe County house fire has claimed the lives of an elderly woman and her son. Three fire departments within the county were dispatched to the blaze in Madisonville around 9:30 a.m. yesterday. Officials say 86-year-old Louise Turner and 51-year-old William Vincent Turner were killed in the blaze.

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - Police say a pedestrian who was struck by a van and killed while crossing an intersection in a northeast Nashville neighborhood failed to obey a traffic signal. Officials said yesterday that 57-year-old Michael Conner of Nashville was struck around 10 p.m. Saturday.

DANDRIDGE, Tenn. (AP) - In his years as a Boy Scout, Trey Sealock gained a lot of intangible rewards, and even more tangible ones. The third-generation Eagle Scout was not only named Boy Scout of the Year recently but is thought to be part of a relatively small group in the history of the organization to get all 136 merit badges.

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - Jack White played his new single for a couple of hundred fans on Record Store Day and four hours later a copy of the performance was available on a limited run of vinyl. The singer and guitarist touted the accomplishment as the "world's fastest-released record."

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