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MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) - Union officials say race-based discrimination claims have been filed against Kellogg, whose workers have been ordered back to work after a nine-month lockout from the company's Memphis plant. Bakery, Confectionery, Tobacco Workers and Grain Millers' Local 252G President Kevin Bradshaw says the workers locked out of the Kellogg cereal plant are predominantly black and the company dealt with them differently than workers at a sister plant.

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - Three Southeast flowers are now protected under the Endangered Species Act.

Short's bladderpod, fleshy-fruit gladecress and whorled sunflowers are found in Alabama, Georgia, Indiana, Kentucky and Tennessee.

HELENA, Ala. (AP) - Authorities say four people were hurt when a small airplane crashed in metro Birmingham near the Bessemer airport in Alabama. The plane went down yesterday afternoon in Helena. An official says it had departed Panama City, Florida, and was bound for Dickson Municipal Airport in Tennessee.

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - The Knoxville Zoo has two new baby red pandas.

More red panda cubs have been born at the Knoxville Zoo than any other zoo in the world.

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