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JACKSON, Tenn. (AP) - A judge has ordered a mental exam for a Tennessee man charged with killing his father. The Jackson Sun reports the attorney for 29-year-old Clayton Nelson requested the evaluation yesterday. Clayton Nelson was charged with beating and stabbing 57-year-old Jeffrey Nelson to death.

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (AP) - The remains of a World War II soldier from eastern Tennessee have been found in France. WBIR-TV in Knoxville reported that hikers found a makeshift grave marked with the initial 'H.' DNA testing confirmed it was Army Pfc. Cecil Edwin Harris of Johnson City. He will be buried in Arlington National Cemetery.

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (AP) - A mistrial has been declared in a vehicular homicide trial in eastern Tennessee after a juror drove the route involved in the case and told others about it. The Johnson City Press reported that Criminal Court Judge Stacy Street made the announcement after questioning the juror who disobeyed a court order.

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - Coach Ken Whisenhunt says the Titans' goal is hosting a playoff game. The Titans reported Friday for training camp with their new coach, and Whisenhunt says he understands fans want to win now. The Titans went 7-9 last season.

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