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2 hrs ago | WBIR-TV Knoxville

Keeping "Tennessee Promise" requires volunteera

Governor Bill Haslam made a promise in February to provide free community college to graduating high school students.

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6 hrs ago | Norwalk Citizen News

Bill would punish drug-using pregnant women

Opponents of a Tennessee bill that would punish pregnant women who abuse narcotics say it will have the unintended consequence of hurting the very people it's supposed to protect: the babies.

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10 hrs ago | Sunherald.com

Some fear bill will hurt babies born addicted

Doctors and women's rights advocates have called on Gov. Bill Haslam to veto a bill that would allow women to be charged with assault if they abuse narcotics while pregnant and then give birth to a child who is dependent on drugs.

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14 hrs ago | Washington Examiner

House Dems demand Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam turn over documents on union bid

Rep. George Miller, ranking Democrat on the House Education and the Workforce Committee, sent a letter to Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam on Wednesday demanding "all communications" between state government officials, Volkswagen and any "third parties" regarding any proposed state financial incentives relating to the German automaker's Chattanooga ... (more)

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18 hrs ago | Greenwich Citizen

News briefs from around Tennessee at 1:58 a.m. EDT

State lawmakers concluded a session Thursday in which they approved measures to allow folks to buy wine in grocery stores, fight methamphetamine production and give high school graduates free tuition at community colleges.

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23 hrs ago | WBIR-TV Knoxville

Electric chair bill heads to Gov. Haslam's desk

A view of the death chamber from the witness room at the Southern Ohio Correctional Facility shows an electric chair and gurney August 29, 2001 in Lucasville, Ohio.

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Related Topix: US Governors, Prison, State Prisons, Southern Ohio Correctional Facility, Nashville, TN

Thu Apr 17, 2014

The Leaf-Chronicle

108th General Assembly adjourns for year

State lawmakers concluded a session Thursday in which they approved measures to allow folks to buy wine in grocery stores, fight methamphetamine production and give high school graduates free tuition at community colleges.

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The Daily News

Bill Makes Changes to State Textbook Commission

Legislation that makes changes to the process for selecting books for public schools is headed to Republican Gov. Bill Haslam's desk.

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WTVF Nashville

Measure To Allow Electric Chair In Tennessee Headed To Governor's Desk

Tennessee could electrocute death row inmates if lethal injection drugs are unavailable under legislation that's headed for Republican Governor Bill Haslam's desk.

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Chattanoogan.com

Leitner, Williams, Dooley & Napolitan Welcome Attorneys Hoey And Dalton

Leitner, Williams, Dooley & Napolitan, PLLC welcomed two attorneys in April. Attorney Charles G. Hoey joins the Atlanta office as Of Counsel, and Attorney Dana S. Dalton joins the Knoxville office as Of Counsel.

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WTVF Nashville

Anti-Meth Bill Headed Towards Showdown

Wednesday, the House refused to go along with the Senate version of Gov. Bill Haslam's proposal to set tighter annual limits on the amount of cold and allergy medicines used to make meth that can be bought without a prescription.

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WKRN

Tenn. lawmakers head into final day of session

Members will also be meeting in conference committees to hammer out differences on key legislation, like Gov. Bill Haslam's proposal to limit the sale of cold and allergy medicines used to make meth.

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Wed Apr 16, 2014

The Daily News Journal

English department takes the hit in recent faculty cuts

The university's English department has been hardest hit by recent budget cuts, losing four positions as a result of declining university enrollment and less state funding.

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Chattanoogan.com

Haslam Signs Bill Ending Forced Annexation And Giving Tennesseans Right To Vote

Governor Bill Haslam signed HB 2371/SB2464 on Wednesday. The law ends forced annexations and gives Tennesseans the right to vote.

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The Modesto Bee

House rejects stricter version of anti-meth bill

The lower chamber voted 80-10 to reject the Senate version, meaning the legislation is likely headed for a conference committee to try to work out differences.

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Examiner.com

Celebrating Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum 210,000 sq. foot expansion

Yesterday Nashville celebrated the grand opening ceremony of the new and improved Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum .

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WTVF Nashville

Congress Opens Inquiry Into Haslam Administration's $300M Offer

Two House Democrats announced Wednesday that they have opened an inquiry into the confidential $300 million offer that the Haslam administration made to Volkswagen that appeared to have hinged on VW's talks with the United Auto Workers.

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WMC-TV Memphis

200 untested rape kits found by Shelby Co. Sheriff's Office

WMC Action News 5's Kontji Anthony is in the meeting. She will have the very latest Wednesday on the news at 4 p.m., 5 p.m., and 6 p.m. - Six women from Memphis are charged with 41 counts of fraud after investigators say they filed more than 800 false tax returns worth more than $1.3 million.

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WATE-TV Knoxville

UT engineering student developing method of forecasting traffic

Firefighters were busy extinguishing a Gatlinburg condo fire on Ski View Drive Wednesday morning.

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Knoxville News Sentinel

State voucher bill will have to wait until 2015

Despite backing from well-financed national lobbying organizations and Gov. Bill Haslam, legislation to implement a school voucher system in Tennessee is dead for another year, the bill's House sponsor said Tuesday.

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