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  1. House Committee Revives Bill That Would Charge Local OfficialsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 11 | The Daily News

    A Tennessee bill that would allow local officials to be charged with a felony for passing sanctuary city ordinances or measures that would illegally remove Confederate statues has gotten new life. The bill passed in a House committee this week after it failed last month.

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  2. Sunday Wine, Liquor Sales Bill Becomes LawRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 11 | The Daily News

    NASHVILLE Buoyed by Bible verses and compromise giving liquor stores a head start on Sunday sales, legislation allowing grocery stores to sell wine on Sundays passed the Senate Wednesday on a 17-11 vote. The decision comes in the wake of a 55-35 House vote earlier in the week and sends the measure to Gov. Bill Haslam for his signature.

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  3. Legislature Advances Bill to Sell Liquor on SundayRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 3 | The Daily News

    A move to allow liquor sales on Sunday in Tennessee is gaining momentum in the state Legislature. A Senate finance committee passed a bill on Tuesday that would allow for liquor to be sold between 10 a.m. and 11 p.m. on Sundays.

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  4. Dems Need Viable Candidates to Catch Blue WaveRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 21, 2018 | The Daily News

    Democrats are downplaying a lopsided loss in the 14th Senate District special election, saying it won't represent results later this year in President Donald Trump's midterm. Either way, throw in a helping of atheism and a dash of gay marriage, and you get a resounding Bible Belt win for the GOP and a butt-whipping for Democrats 72 to 28 percent so bad it throws a speed bump in the party's improving fortunes.

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  5. Third School's the CharmRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 8, 2018 | The Daily News

    When Nick King signed with the University of Memphis, he had dreams of being the player he was at East High School: an impossible mismatch all over the floor. Problem was, coach Josh Pastner saw the 6-foot-7 King as a traditional power forward.

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  6. Russell Happy She Came Back, Even If . . .Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 8, 2018 | The Daily News

    Mercedes Russell had a tough decision to make last March when the Tennessee Lady Vols ended a disappointing season in the second round of the NCAA women's tournament. Should the 6-foot-6 center enter the 2017 WNBA Draft or return as a fifth-year senior at Tennessee? Projected as a top-10 pick in the draft, Russell announced later in March she would be back for another run with the Lady Vols.

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  7. Tubby TimeRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 8, 2018 | The Daily News

    At various points in his life, Guffrie Smith was a soldier, a barber, a farmer, and a school bus driver. These are not jobs that reward impatience.

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  8. What's Best for State, Education or Punishment?Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 7, 2018 | The Daily News

    Carlos Reyes , a graduate of Murfreesboro Oakland High School's Class of 2017, would be in his second semester at MTSU majoring in business administration if he could afford it. Instead, because he's among the thousands of undocumented immigrant students in Tennessee, he had to drop out because of the high cost of out-of-state tuition more than $27,500 compared to in-state tuition of $8,948 and go to work.

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  9. Monuments Bill Would Establish Felony Charge for Some VotesRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 7, 2018 | The Daily News

    NASHVILLE A state legislator is set to seek the attorney general's advice on legislation enabling the state to charge local elected officials with a felony for "knowingly" casting votes in conflict with state law. "I think it would be in our best interest for us to get an attorney general opinion on this," said state Rep. Sherry Jones .

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  10. Monument Bills Create State Heritage BattlegroundsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 8, 2018 | The Daily News

    Legislative battles are looming over a spate of bills designed to hammer Memphis and any other cities accused of violating the Tennessee Heritage Protection Act. Lawmakers filed several pieces of legislation aimed at punishing local governments in the wake of the Memphis City Council move to topple the Nathan Bedford Forrest statue in Health Sciences Park and two other Confederate monuments in another park by selling the property to a newly created nonprofit organization.

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  11. Legislators Not Shy in Pushing 'Model' BillsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 13, 2017 | The Daily News

    The group that brought Tennessee the voter photo ID law could be on the brink of spawning another kink on the voting process, one that cross-checks jury service with voter rolls. At the behest of the American Civil Rights Union, legislators across the nation who belong to the American Legislative Exchange Council could be sponsoring bills in the next couple of years requiring local election commissions to take a closer look at people who miss jury duty.

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  12. Amazon, Pfizer Approved for Tax IncentivesRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 18, 2017 | The Daily News

    Despite spurring a larger debate about the types of jobs the city should incentivize in the future, Amazon was awarded 15-year PILOT from the Economic Development Growth Engine for Memphis and Shelby County during its Wednesday, Oct. 18 meeting. Located at 3292 Holmes Road , the 615,440 square foot, $62.9 million receive center will create 600 new jobs, with an average salary of $29,000 not including benefits.

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  13. How Should 'Good People' React to Racist Ideology?Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 18, 2017 | The Daily News

    Southern nationalists planning to lead rallies in Murfreesboro and Shelbyville are banking on Republican ideas and protection to spread their views, a burr under the saddle for state lawmakers in the controlling party. The League of the South, built for a second Southern secession and largely considered a white supremacist organization, is set to rail about America's downfall Oct. 28 if all goes as planned in these two Middle Tennessee towns.

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  14. Shaky Start Exposes Raw Nerves as Dawgs Roll InRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 28, 2017 | The Daily News

    Tennessee football coach Butch Jones had more than Georgia on his mind this week. Rumors on message boards and reports on sports talk radio flamed the fires around Jones and the Vols after last Saturday's 17-13 victory over Massachusetts at Neyland Stadium.

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  15. Stronger Penalties Alone Won't Solve State's Opioid CrisisRead the original story

    Aug 16, 2017 | The Daily News

    Patients have an array of tolerance to opioids, as well, from those currently addicted to those who are recovering addicts. As a result, each patient requires an "individualized" anesthetic based on their background and the procedure or surgery they're to have, says Terry, a Murfreesboro anesthesiologist.

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  16. TCAT Students See the Future, Get PreparedRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 2, 2017 | The Daily News

    Bryan Rippy, 38, chuckles when he says he's in the prime of his life. But sharpening his skills is no laughing matter, and he understands the importance of raising his value in the job market.

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  17. A 'Life-Changing' Trip To Vietnam for Midstate VolsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 27, 2017 | The Daily News

    Nashville's Kyle Phillips never knew how good he had it as a University of Tennessee football player. Not until he went to Vietnam with The VOLeaders Academy for a 13-day study with numerous other student-athletes from UT.

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  18. Jones Has Definitely Proven He Can RecruitRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 13, 2017 | The Daily News

    Offensive lineman Cade Mays, the son of former Vols lineman Kevin Mays, is a 2018 commitment for the Vols. He's also a consensus five-star prospect.

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  19. Legislature Losing Some Powerful, Familiar MembersRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 12, 2017 | The Daily News

    A shakeup in leadership is looming for the state Legislature, though it may portend more of a change in personalities than party strength. In the House, longtime Rep. Craig Fitzhugh , the affable Democrat from Ripley in West Tennessee, is preparing for a 2018 gubernatorial run, a move that would knock him out of his House seat, at least temporarily, and the position as Democratic Caucus leader.

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  20. Ransomware Hits Murfreesboro's Emergency ServicesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 6, 2017 | The Daily News

    Two branches of a Tennessee city's emergency services have been hit by ransomware as part of a worldwide malware attack that began in May. The Daily News Journal reports the Murfreesboro police and fire departments were recently attacked by the WannaCry ransomware, which targets organizations using Microsoft Windows operating systems. Police spokeswoman Amy Norville says the department does not know when the malware was introduced into the system, but became aware of the attack last Saturday.

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