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Among updates on the new map is the completion of state Route 840 that loops through Middle Tennessee south of Nashville.
Tennessee Transportation Commissioner John Shroar said the map is a valuable tool for motorists and can help them plan their route through Tennessee.
The new map is free and can be picked up at any welcome center and rest area along interstate highway.
The highway map is a joint effort between the Tennessee Department of Transportation and the Tennessee Department of Tourist Development.
(Up to five free copies can also be ordered online by individuals, just go to "FOX LINKS" on the side of the page at fox17.com )
Thursday, February 21 2013, 08:55 AM CST
TBI: Women more likely family violence victims
June 20, 2013 08:10 GMT
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) -- A new study of domestic violence in Tennessee last year found women were nearly two times more likely to be victimized than men and children were the victims in 16 percent of all family violence cases.
The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation put out a report this week analyzing crime statistics from law enforcement agencies across the state. Their findings show that nearly 15 percent of all crimes reported were domestic in nature.
The study looked at the relationships between victims and offenders as well as the influence of drugs and alcohol on family violence. The study found that more than 17 percent of family violence involves drugs or alcohol, with alcohol being the most common.
Major business events and economic events scheduled for Thursday:
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