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  1. Education 52 mins ago 6:49 p.m.House delays voucher voteRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | WBIR-TV Knoxville

    ... passed it out of House finance committees for the first time ever. Dunn and anti-voucher Rep. David Alexander, R-Winchester, both said ahead of the House floor vote they believed their sides had enough votes. To be eligible for the program, students ...

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  2. Tennessee Teens Fighting To Save Gay Straight Alliance From Being...Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 8 | MTV

    Allowing gay teens to have a support club is a slippery slope to establishing ISIS training camps in our schools. At least, that's the logic of people like Winchester, Tennessee, resident John Wimley, who, after learning that local students had formed a Gay Straight Alliance earlier this year, wrote on Facebook that "the next thing you know they will have a F.I.M.A. ."

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  3. Two Bold Gay Teens Face Smalltown Haters Of Their Newly Formed GSA In TennesseeRead the original story

    Monday Feb 8 | Queerty

    Two gay teens are speaking out after the gay-straight alliance they founded became a lightning rod for haters in their small town of Winchester, Tennessee. When Josh Dailey and Christian Cox formed a GSA at their Franklin County high school, it wasn't exactly met with open arms.

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  4. Meet the 2 Amazing Teens Who Started a Gay Straight Alliance in Rural Tennessee - VIDEORead the original story

    Monday Feb 8 | Towleroad

    ... discuss its policies regarding student clubs in response to the controversy over the GSA at the high school in Winchester, a town of 10,000 about 70 miles west of Chattanooga. It's still unclear whether the board plans to try to shut down the GSA, ...

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  5. Parents Compare High School Gay-Straight Alliance Club To ISIS, Drunk DriversRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 8 | On Top Magazine

    A group of parents in Winchester, Tennessee are protesting the formation of a high school Gay-Straight Alliance club. According to The Tennessean , parents John Wimley and Chris Ball are encouraging parents to "stand against" the club meeting at Franklin County High School.

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  6. Nicholas Vardy - Contrarian Investing Lessons from John TempletonRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 5 | Townhall

    ... different place when Templeton began his global investing career. Born in 1912, Templeton hailed from the South (Winchester, Tennessee), graduated from Yale in 1934 and won a Rhodes Scholarship to Oxford. After studying law in England, Templeton ...

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  7. Tennessee Disciplines 3 Insurance Agents for Violations, Fraudulent ConductRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 4 | Insurance Journal West

    ... and honest Tennessee agents, but that is not always readily apparent to consumers." Richard Wayne Davis, Jr. of Winchester, Tenn., had his insurance producer license revoked by a final order, effective Nov. 18, 2015, and was assessed a $10,000 civil ...

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  8. Tennessee homeless student loses more than just car in crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 4 | WATE-TV Knoxville

    ... in the car." Then, on January 22 things went from bad to worse. On a day off of school, Seals was driving to Winchester, Tennessee, to visit family when he crashed in the rain. His car, affectionately known as "Wanda the Honda," was totaled. It ...

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  9. Homeless student loses more than just car in crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 2 | WKRN

    ... the fall semester. His mom lives too far away to commute to school. On a day off of school, Seals was driving to Winchester, Tennessee, to visit family when he crashed in the rain. It turns out Seals' hardship is not that rare. An estimated 58,000 ...

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  10. Durham takes leave from legislature; Harwell supports his removalRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 28 | Williamson Herald

    ... harassment allegations, the woman did not wish to file a formal complaint. Meanwhile, Rep. David Alexander, R-Winchester, who brought a motion to the floor Jan. 12 to suspend the rules of the caucus to reconsider Durham's position as whip, confirmed ...

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  11. Students Won't Be Punished for Celebrating 'Straight Pride'Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 28 | Advocate

    The administration at Franklin County High School in Winchester, Tenn., has decided not to censure students who wore "straight pride" signs in protest of the school's new Gay-Straight Alliance. According to NewNowNext , several students produced modified versions of the posters promoting the GSA - with the pro-GSA message crossed out like a "No Smoking" sign.

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  12. Students Boast "Straight Pride" After Parent Calls Gay Kids "Future Isis Members Of America"Read the original story

    Thursday Jan 28 | Queerty

    It all started when a group of students at Franklin County High School in Winchester, Tennessee formed a Gay-Straight Alliance earlier this month. When parent and small business owner John Wimley got wind of the group, he launched a Facebook page encouraging people to attend the next school board meeting to stand up against the "future ISIS members of America" and "protect traditional marriage."

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  13. The Durham scandal casts the shadow of cover-up claims on Republican leadershipRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 28 | Nashville Scene

    ... of those legislators says her office knew about it. One woman approached Rep. David Alexander, a Republican from Winchester, about a week before the House Republican Caucus meeting, according to published reports. Alexander brought the woman's ...

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  14. School Vouchers Survive by Single Vote to Advance Again in HouseRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 26 | Nashville Scene

    ... them the opportunity for success," said the bill's sponsor-Rep. Bill Dunn, R-Knoxville. Rep. David Alexander, R-Winchester, is a rare Republican who opposes vouchers. He raised concerns about spending public money to send kids to religious schools ...

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  15. Students Wear 'Straight Pride' Signs to Protest Gay Straight...Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 25 | Towleroad

    Students at a rural Tennessee high school reportedly wore "straight pride" signs last week to protest a newly founded chapter of the Gay Straight Alliance . This was after one parent and local business owner compared the GSA at Franklin County High School in Winchester, Tennessee, to the terror group ISIS.

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  16. Outside the BoxRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 18 | The Daily News

    ... Most of the empty big boxes, or single-use retail spaces of 30,000 or more square feet, are concentrated along Winchester Road between Kirby and Mendenhall roads. "Our boxes are being absorbed slowly but continually," he said. "It's something of a ...

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  17. Questions come up after new student club organizes at TN schoolRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 20 | WAFF-TV Huntsville

    ... people who recently learned about a new club called the Gay Straight Alliance at Franklin County High School in Winchester Tennessee. Wimley reiterated during our interview that his concerns are about how a student group is formed at the school and ...

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  18. Wilton, A Leading Manufacturer of American-Made Vises And Other...Read the original story

    Tuesday Jan 19 | PRWeb

    ... include hydraulic clamps and milling machine vises. 1970's - Wilton opened a retail a manufacturing facility in Winchester, TN to produced vises for hobbyists and do-it-yourselfers. The facility also manufactured a line of metalworking drill presses ...

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  19. Outside the BoxRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 18 | The Daily News

    ... Most of the empty big boxes, or single-use retail spaces of 30,000 or more square feet, are concentrated along Winchester Road between Kirby and Mendenhall roads. "Our boxes are being absorbed slowly but continually," he said. "It's something of a ...

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  20. Light glaze of ice possible for parts of north Alabama this weekRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 18 | Alabama Live

    ... degrees in Decatur on Monday morning. Wind chill dipped to 13 degrees in Huntsville, 14 in Muscle Shoals and 4 in Winchester, Tenn.

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