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1 hr ago | 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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3 hrs ago | 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

7 hrs ago | 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

8 hrs ago | 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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12 hrs ago | Lebanon Democrat

Governor tackles prescription drug abuse

Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam joined Department of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services Commissioner E. Douglas Varney and others recently announced "Prescription for Success," the state's plan to prevent and treat prescription drug abuse in Tennessee.

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Related Topix: Tennessee, Tennessee Government, US Governors, Drug Enforcement Administration

Wed Jul 09, 2014

WTVF Nashville

UAW Expected To Announce Agreement With Volkswagen

The United Auto Workers is expected to announce Thursday the creation of a local chapter to represent workers at Volkswagen's plant in Chattanooga and that the automaker has agreed to formally recognize the union, NewsChannel 5 has learned.

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

Cleveland Daily Banner

I love doing this job!': Gov. Bill Haslam: - But there's still work to do'

An expressive Gov. Bill Haslam has some fun talking to Bradley County supporters Tuesday morning at the Mountain View Inn.

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Lexington Herald-Leader

Kentucky effort to resume executions hits snag

The issues raised by Franklin Circuit Judge Phillip Shepherd could prolong the decade-long legal fight over how Kentucky puts condemned inmates to death.

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Business Journal

Ranking the richest families in Tennessee

The latest issue of Forbes magazine reveals an inaugural list of the wealthiest families in America, and several from Tennessee make the list.

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Business Journal

Ranking the richest families in Tennessee

The latest issue of Forbes magazine reveals an inaugural list of the wealthiest families in America, and several from Tennessee make the list.

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Tue Jul 08, 2014

Knoxville News Sentinel

Frist endorses Briggs in race against incumbent state Sen. Stacey Campfield

Former Republican U.S. Senate Majority Leader Bill Frist has endorsed Knox County Commissioner Richard Briggs in his race for the Republican nomination in Senate District 7 against incumbent state Sen. Stacey Campfield.

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Bill Frist, Lamar Alexander, US Governors, Sports

KTIV-TV Sioux City

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"I believe that my marriage is about commitment and love and support. It's been a very important thing to me," she said.

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The Jackson Sun

Haslam: THP to help Memphis Police Department

Gov. Bill Haslam says the state is offering to dedicate Tennessee Highway Patrol troopers to help Memphis deal with a rash of sick calls from police officers upset about cuts to their health care benefits.

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Sunherald.com

Haslam to talk with new US health secretary

Haslam told reporters following a grant announcement in Dunlap on Tuesday that he's always had hope that something can be worked out.

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Related Topix: US Governors, Medicaid, Health

The Leaf-Chronicle

Guest Editorial: Failure to expand TennCare taking a toll

A report released last week by the White House quantified the benefits of expansion Tennessee is foregoing by not expanding its Medicaid program, which is administered as TennCare.

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Related Topix: Tennessee, Healthcare Law, Law, Medicaid, Health, White House, TN, US Governors, Opinion

Mon Jul 07, 2014

ThinkProgress

Tennessee's Refusal To Expand Medicaid Forced This Couple To Get A Divorce

Larry and Linda Drain were happily married for more than 33 years. The only reason they're now living apart is because they have no other way to ensure that Linda can get the medical care she needs for her epilepsy - thanks to their lawmakers' decision to resist implementing Obamacare .

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WATE-TV Knoxville

Oak Ridge man dies while incarcerated on July 4th

Melissa Cox shared the best deals to buy in the month of July on Monday for Good Morning Tennessee's Frugalissa series.

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Related Topix: Oak Ridge, TN, US Governors, Tennessee, Nashville, TN

Sun Jul 06, 2014

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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The Jackson Sun

New laws leave no safe haven for gangs

One of the officers had stopped and, as I walked up, rolled down his window and politely told me that everything was OK and that they had "caught him."

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Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law, Law, US Governors, Sevierville, TN, Jackson, TN

Daily Mail

Woman with epilepsy separates from husband of 33 years to keep...

A Tennessee couple among the 100,000-plus people in the state left uninsured because of a gap left by Obamacare and Medicaid have separated in order to stay covered.

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Related Topix: Tennessee, Healthcare Law, Law, Tennessee Government, Medicaid, Health, Social Security, Personal Finance, US Governors

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