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Report: Violent crime up on campuses

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(WRCB) - The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation says violent crime on the state's college campuses increased in 2010.

A new TBI report says in 2010, overall crime on campus was down 4.6% from 2009, but that violent crimes had actually increased 19.6% over the previous year.

According to the report, forcible fondling (+125%), kidnapping (+66.7%) and robbery (+50%) were the violent crimes with the greatest increase on campus.

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