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  1. Tennessee Democrats Laud DNC Role for Transgender OfficialRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | The Daily News

    The first transgender person to be named to a Tennessee government board or commission has been named the official podium timekeeper at the Democratic National Convention. Nashville Mayor Megan Barry appointed Marisa Richmond to the Metro Human Relations Commission in May. Richmond is a Nashville resident, a professor in the history department at Middle Tennessee State University and former president of the Tennessee Transgender Political Coalition.

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  2. TPA Recognizes House Speaker for Open Government EffortsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 22 | The Daily News

    State House Speaker Beth Harwell and two other state lawmakers have been honored for their support of open government in Tennessee. The Tennessee Press Association, which represents the state's daily and weekly newspapers, awarded Harwell, R-Nashville, and Reps.

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  3. Leadership Allowed Durham Sleaze To Fester for Too LongRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 20 | The Daily News

    The Tennessee attorney general's sexual harassment investigation of Republican Rep. Jeremy Durham dragged halfway through the summer. Now we know why.

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  4. Costs of Title IX Lawsuit to Univ. of Tennessee Surpass $3MRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 19 | The Daily News

    The costs of attorney fees and the settlement of a Title IX lawsuit to the University of Tennessee have grown to more than $3 million. Tennessee is paying $2.48 million to settle the lawsuit filed in Nashville by eight unidentified women who said the school had violated Title IX regulations and fostered a "hostile sexual environment" through a policy of indifference toward assaults by athletes.

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  5. How safe is our food?Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 15 | The Daily News

    It's not easy being a food inspector in Tennessee, dealing with an updated statewide food code to protect the public from foodborne illnesses and educating restaurateurs, many with their own ideas about their cuisine, on following the rules. The work is particularly trying in Nashville as inspectors feel the growing pains of a rapidly-expanding city and an increase in food establishments seeking the necessary permits to operate.

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  6. Last Word: Conley Makes It Official, No "Figure Heads" and Early Voting OpensRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 14 | The Daily News

    Mike Conley signed on the dotted line about an hour before the press conference confirming that he and the Grizz front office have closed on the deal that makes him the highest paid player in NBA history for now. Conley said Thursday that he's sure in a couple of years, if not sooner, someone else will be the highest paid player.

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  7. Early Voting Opens For The Aug. 4 ElectionRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 14 | The Daily News

    Early voting opens Friday, July 15, in advance of the Aug. 4 election day in Shelby County and across Tennessee. Early voting in Shelby County will expand to 21 satellite locations on Monday, July 18, and continue through July 30. The first day of early voting will be at a single location, the Shelby County Office Building, 157 Poplar Ave ., but expands to 21 satellite locations across Shelby County on Monday.

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  8. Appreciation: Pat Summitt Used the Sport to Empower WomenRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 28 | The Daily News

    Needing yet another men's basketball coach, Tennessee officials turned to the one person they thought would be perfect to take over the Volunteers program. She wasn't interested in the job in 1994 after Wade Houston was forced out, and she turned it down again when Jerry Green quit in March 2001.

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  9. Board of Regents Hires Longtime Statehouse Reporter LockerRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 27 | The Daily News

    The Tennessee Board of Regents has hired longtime Statehouse reporter Richard Locker as the higher education system's spokesman. Locker began covering the state Capitol for The Commercial Appeal of Memphis 33 years ago and has since contributed state government and politics coverage for the Knoxville News Sentinel and The Tennessean of Nashville.

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  10. Dean: Cities Need Transit Solutions for GrowthRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 27 | The Daily News

    During a busy day in Memphis last week, former Nashville Mayor Karl Dean stopped at City Hall to talk with Memphis Mayor Jim Strickland about a long-range city plan Strickland announced the following day. The still-forming plan represents a move by Strickland to go beyond the "brilliant at the basics" strategy he's put in place during his first six months in office.

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  11. National Group Opposes Religious Opt-Out for CounselorsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 16, 2016 | The Daily News

    The American Counseling Association said Thursday it's opposed to an effort in Arkansas to allow counselors to refer clients to another provider if they have a religious objection to treating them. The association's director of government affairs, Art Terrazas, said the rule change proposed by the state Board of Examiners in Counseling is unnecessary and he was concerned about the impact it could have.

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  12. Memphis Bioworks Wins Nearly $4M Federal GrantRead the original story

    Jun 15, 2016 | The Daily News

    The Memphis Bioworks Foundation has been awarded a nearly $4 million grant from the U.S. Department of Labor as part of its Strengthening Working Families Initiative. In the Memphis region, the funding will be used to facilitate short-term job training, coaching and job placement for unemployed or underemployed parents in Fayette, Lauderdale, Shelby, and Tipton counties.

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  13. Nashville Schools Vote to Sue State Over Education FundingRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 15, 2016 | The Daily News

    The Metropolitan Nashville Public Schools board has voted to sue Tennessee for a greater share in education funding. The issue began after Metropolitan Law Director Jon Cooper asked the state why Nashville received less money for its English language learners this year.

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  14. The Horse Race That (Thankfully) Never HappenedRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 15, 2016 | The Daily News

    The person on the other end of the line identified himself as a reporter with WSM Radio and said something like, "I'm calling to see how you feel about being sued for $500 million." Being a relatively quick thinker, at least back then, my response was, "Well, I don't have it."

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  15. State: Hunter Industrial Moving New Operations to NashvilleRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 14, 2016 | The Daily News

    Tennessee Department of Economic and Community Development Commissioner Randy Boyd has announced that Hunter Industrial, a division of the Hunter Fan Co ., is opening new operations in Nashville. State officials said the company will locate its business headquarters and production center in a 30,000 square foot facility in MetroCenter office park.

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  16. SRVS' Saulsberry Honored for Her WorkRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 14, 2016 | The Daily News

    Wendy Saulsberry is one of two recipients of the 2016 Direct Support Professional of the Year for Tennessee by the American Network of Community Options and Resources. Saulsberry is a direct support professional for SRVS, a United Way agency that supports more than 1,200 children and adults with disabilities.

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  17. 'Nashville' Television Drama Gets a New LifeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 10, 2016 | The Daily News

    The country-oriented CMT network said Friday it will make a fifth season of the music-oriented drama, which had been canceled less than a month ago by ABC. CMT has ordered 22 new episodes of the show, which corresponds to a typical broadcast television season.

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  18. Collierville Sees Year's Largest Multifamily SaleRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 8, 2016 | The Daily News

    Collierville's 324-unit Madison at Schilling Farms apartment community has changed hands in the largest multifamily sale in Shelby County over the past year. New Jersey-based private equity firm Spyglass Capital Partners LLC, working as Spyglass-Collierville LLC, paid $34.3 million, or $105,864 per unit, for the Class A property.

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  19. Haslam Used Private Email Server for Official State BusinessRead the original story w/Photo

    May 26, 2016 | The Daily News

    Gov. Bill Haslam and top aides have used the Republican's personal email server to communicate about official business. A records request by WTVF-TV in Nashville found that the email accounts are linked to the governor's personal website, BillHaslam.com .

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  20. Legislators Sweating the Small StuffRead the original story w/Photo

    May 25, 2016 | The Daily News

    My late father kept a paper weight on his desk at home that read: "Don't sweat the small stuff." Well, we're sweating the small stuff from the federal government down to the states with this harangue over transgender bathrooms.

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