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5 hrs ago | The Jackson Sun

Tenn. governor may talk Medicaid with new HHS chief

Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam will get a chance to reopen talks with the federal government over expanding the state's Medicaid program when he sits down Sunday with the Department of Health and Human Services' new leader.

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Related Topix: Healthcare Law, Law, Medicaid, Health, US Governors

9 hrs ago | WTVC

Tennessee Students Make Gains on 2015 TCAP Tests

Tennessee students made gains in the majority of the state's 31 grade and subject-level Tennessee Comprehensive Assessment Program tets, according to a news release from the governor's office.

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13 hrs ago | WTVC

Is VW CrossBlue Announcement on the Horizon?

The buzz is circulating all around the Volkswagen plant - talk of a new production line.

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Related Topix: Wagon, Volkswagen, Volkswagen Passat, Sedan, US Governors, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Bob Corker

15 hrs ago | Chattanoogan.com

Roy Exum: Is UAW Deal Even Legal?

On April 21, 2014, when the United Auto Workers union abruptly abandoned its appeal of a 712-626 loss in an attempt to organize the Chattanooga Volkswagen manufacturing facility, it was widely reported that due to rules established by the National Labor Relations Board that the much-maligned UAW must refrain from any further efforts at VW's only ... (more)

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Bob Corker, US Governors

17 hrs ago | Columbia Daily Herald

Report: Spring Hill plant to produce Cadillac, GMC vehicles

A Thursday release from Gov. Bill Haslam's office and the Tennessee Department of Economic and Community Development said a Gallatin auto parts manufacturer would be expanding to produce products for new GMC and Cadillac vehicles at the Spring Hill Manufacturing facility.

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Fri Jul 11, 2014

Lebanon Democrat

Joseph's Storehouse founders recognized by state

The founders of Joseph's Storehouse Food Ministry, Bob and Peggy Evans, were recently recognized by the state of Tennessee with a House Joint Resolution for the significant contribution they have made since their ministry began in 1989.

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Related Topix: Lebanon, TN, US Governors, Wilson County, TN

Breitbart.com

ACLU Fights for Women's Right to Use Meth While Pregnant

Mallory Loyola of Madisonville, Tennessee, arrested and charged with simple assault Tuesday, is the first woman to face prosecution under a new state law criminalizing drug use while pregnant.

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Related Topix: ACLU, Drugs, Criminal Defense Law, Law, Madisonville, TN, US Governors

ABC News

Biden Calls on Governors to Lead Nation

Vice President Joe Biden on Friday condemned the political gridlock crippling Washington, calling on Republican and Democratic governors alike to lead the nation "out of this mess" while insisting that Congress approve billions of dollars to repair the country's aging infrastructure.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Joe Biden, Chris Christie, US Governors, Scott Walker, Martin O'Malley

CBC News

Should a pregnant drug addict be charged with assault?

The state of Tennessee charged a woman this week with assault because her new baby tested positive for drugs.

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Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law, Law, Prison, US Governors, ACLU

Business & Heritage Clarksville

Site preparation, grading underway at Hankook Tire site

Site preparation and grading are now well underway for Hankook Tire along International Boulevard near Rossview Road and Exit 8 of Interstate 24 in Clarksville.

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Related Topix: Clarksville, TN, Montgomery County, TN, US Governors

Knoxville News Sentinel

ACLU-TN to challenge state law criminalizing addicted mothers

The American Civil Liberties Union is seeking plaintiffs to challenge a new state law criminalizing drug-addicted mothers who exposed their child to narcotics while pregnant.

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Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law, Law, ACLU, Drugs, Monroe County, TN, US Governors

The Leaf-Chronicle

Haslam has $4M in re-election bank

Gov. Bill Haslam's re-election effort raised more than $200,000 in the second quarter of this year and has more than $4 million in the bank for a campaign not expected to need anywhere close to that, his latest financial disclosure shows.

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Washington Examiner

Automotive systems maker expanding in Sumner Co.

Officials say the expansion of an automotive systems manufacturer in Gallatin could create 230 new jobs over the next five years in Sumner County.

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WTVC

Union official: Local coming for Volkswagen plant

An official with the United Auto Workers union, which suffered a stinging defeat in its attempt to unionize Volkswagen's assembly plant in Tennessee earlier this year, says it is announcing the formation of a new local at the plant.

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Related Topix: Tennessee, Tennessee Government, US Governors

Thu Jul 10, 2014

Nashville Scene

First Tennessee Mother is Charged Under New Pregnancy Law

WBIR in Knoxville reports that a new law allowing women to be criminally charged for drug use during pregnancy has been put to use for the first time.

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The Jackson Sun

TN Supreme Court justices face retention opposition

Members of the Tennessee Supreme Court met with The Jackson Sun's editorial board Thursday afternoon to discuss their retention election campaign in advance of the Aug. 7 election.

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Related Topix: US Governors, Phil Bredesen

WKRN

Monroe County arrests mother of drug-positive infant under new law

"It's heartbreaking. You don't want to bring a child into any kind of danger," said Kayla Guthrie, a new mom herself.

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Related Topix: Tennessee Government, Tennessee, US Governors

Automotive News

UAW to form union local for VW workers in Tennessee

The UAW plans to announce today that it is forming a union local to represent workers at Volkswagen AG's assembly plant in Chattanooga, Tenn.

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Related Topix: US News, US Senate, Republican, US Politics, Bob Corker, World News, Germany, US Governors

The Washington Post

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Nearly a year after its botched health-care rollout, the federal government says Tennessee is still making it too hard for people to sign up for insurance.

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Related Topix: Medicaid, Health, Medicare, US Governors, World News

Lebanon Democrat

Students statewide make gains on TCAP scores

Gov. Bill Haslam and Department of Education Commissioner Kevin Huffman announced Monday Tennessee students made gains in the majority of the state's 31 grade- and subject-level tests.

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