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KINGSPORT, Tenn. (AP) - A rare fiddle believed to be once owned by the late country music star Roy Acuff will be exhibited at a Tennessee museum after it was nearly sold at a Goodwill auction earlier. WBIR-TV reports that owner Lamar Peek, of Missouri, is loaning the rare fiddle to the Mountain Music Museum in Kingsport, where it will go on display May 1.

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) - Authorities say an inmate in Tennessee is the third person suspected of firing shots in a Little Rock nightclub last year. The Little Rock Police Department said Thursday that Cordero Kadeem Ragland will be extradited to Little Rock to face charges in connection to the July 1 shooting at Power Ultra Lounge that left more than two dozen people injured. Online records show Ragland has been held in a Tennessee jail since November on separate charges. Two others are facing charges in the case.

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - Tennesseans will be able to buy liquor on Sunday after Gov. Bill Haslam signed a law allowing seven-day sales of wines and spirits. The law allows liquor and wine sales every day, with the exception of Christmas, Easter and Thanksgiving. However, a provision in the new law gives liquor stores a head start on seven-day sales

CLEVELAND, Tenn. (AP) - A man who died in a Tennessee jail hours after he was arrested had more than 8 grams of methamphetamine on him when he was taken into custody. The Chattanooga Times Free Press reports District Attorney Steve Crump has asked the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation to investigate. A report by the Cleveland Police Department says that officers conducting a traffic stop found nearly 10 grams of methamphetamine, 8 of which littered the ground where the man was standing.

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