Tennessee Government Newswire (Page 7)

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  1. Correction: Amusement Ride Safety storyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 24 | NewsOK.com

    In a story Aug. 22 about the lack of unified regulation for amusement park rides, The Associated Press erroneously reported which states have no laws regulating the industry. Montana was omitted from the list, which also includes Alabama, Mississippi, Nevada, Wyoming, and Utah.

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  2. Nine Headed To East Ridge Hall Of Fame On Sept. 9Read the original story

    Wednesday Aug 24 | Chattanoogan.com

    East Ridge will induct nine former athletes into its Hall of Fame at halftime of the Central-East Ridge football game on Sept.

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  3. Tennessee Selects Xerox to Issue Benefits Cards, Ensure Citizens Receive Payments Quickly, SecurelyRead the original story

    Wednesday Aug 24 | PressReleasePoint

    The State of Tennessee has selected Xerox to provide benefits cards to 120,000 citizens receiving child support, unemployment compensation and state pension payments. The five-year, $5.5 million contract with the Tennessee Department of Finance and Administration allows for quicker payment distribution and better security of funds.

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  4. There's one state where Obamacare is 'very near collapse'Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 24 | Silicon Alley Insider

    Julie Mix McPeak, the commissioner for Tennessee's Department of Commerce and Insurance, told Nashville's The Tennessean on Tuesday that increases in premium prices and the dwindling number of insurers in the state are causing serious stress in the state's Affordable Care Act exchanges. "I would characterize the exchange market in Tennessee as very near collapse ... and that all of our efforts are really focused on making sure we have as many writers in the areas as possible, knowing that might be one," McPeak said in an interview with The Tennessean's Holly Fletcher .

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  5. Legislators eye future, past in state's actionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 24 | Cleveland Daily Banner

    Two state legislators said Tuesday the Republican-controlled state government has changed Tennessee for the better, but there are still challenges ahead. State Sen. Todd Gardenhire, left, and state Rep. Kevin Brooks spoke to the Bradley County Republican Party at its monthly session Tuesday evening.

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  6. MTSU honors Charlie and Hazel Daniels, unveils new military family centerRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 24 | The Sidelines

    Veterans, friends and MTSU faculty gathered at the Andrew Miller Education Center Tuesday morning to honor Charlie Daniels' contributions to the military. MTSU held an official ceremony to unveil the new title of the Veterans and Military Family Center, named after the Southern musician and his wife, Hazel.

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  7. Tennessee law on underage drinking/ driving could lose state $60MRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 24 | Trucker

    Federal guidelines require a strict 0.02 percent allowable blood alcohol content for drivers under the legal drinking age. The new Tennessee law raises that limit to 0.08 for 18- to 20-year-olds.

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  8. Free Hunting Day lets Tennesseans hunt without licenseRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 24 | WKRN

    A news release from the agency says Tennessee residents are also exempt from Wildlife Management Area permit requirements on Saturday. Hunters should check on the TWRA website to see which areas are accessible that day.

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  9. Alabama unveil Country Music Hall of Fame exhibitRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 24 | The London Free Press

    Jeff Cook, Randy Owen, and Teddy Gentry of the band Alabama speak during the debut of the "Alabama: Song of the South" exhibition at Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum on August 22, 2016 in Nashville, Tennessee. Bluegrass legends Alabama unveiled a new exhibition dedicated to the band at the Country Music Hall of Fame on Monday.

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  10. TN insurance commissioner: Obamacare exchange 'very near collapse'Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 24 | American Thinker

    In Tennessee, the insurance commissioner declared the state exchange "very near collapse" as massive premium increases were approved as a desperate, last ditch effort to save it. "I would characterize the exchange market in Tennessee as very near collapse ... and that all of our efforts are really focused on making sure we have as many writers in the areas as possible, knowing that might be one," McPeak told The Tennessean.

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  11. Comcast calls out Google Fiber's threat to give up Nashville FTTH roll outRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 23 | America's Network

    A Nashville-based Comcast lobbyist called out a Google Fiber representative's comments that the service provider could pull out of the market altogether if the city does not change its pole attachment policy. A letter from lobbyist James Weaver to two Nashville Metro Council committee members challenged remarks made by Chris Levendos, head of network deployment and operations of Google Fiber.

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  12. State and national leaders react to Texas backlashState and national...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 23 | Lebanon Democrat

    Several legislators, including Tennessee state and national representatives, have spoken out after a Texas judge temporarily blocked the President Barack Obama Administration's directive on public school restrooms. Earlier this year, the administration sent a directive to school systems requiring them to allow students to use restrooms that correspond with their gender identity, rather than their gender at birth.

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  13. Major Increases in Obama Care Insurance Rates in TennesseeRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 8 | WGNS-AM Murfreesboro

    Senate health committee Chairman Lamar Alexander made the following statement on the premium increases ranging from 44 to 62 percent made final Tuesday for all three plans on Tennessee's Obamacare exchange: " Tennesseans cannot afford 44 to 62 percent Obamacare price increases that will force them to make difficult decisions about their daily lives and their family budgets. They should not have to pay the price for a terrible health care law and the refusal by Democrats in Washington to see what is plainly obvious--that Obamacare is failing.

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  14. News 45 mins ago 5:50 a.m.Tennessee insurance commissioner: Obamacare exchange 'very near collapse'Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 24 | WBIR-TV Knoxville

    Julie Mix McPeak, commissioner of the Tennessee Department of Commerce and Insurance Tuesday explains for the need of rate hikes in the Affordable Care Act's insurance exchange during a news conference on Aug. 23, 2016. Tennessee's insurance regulator proclaimed the state's Obamacare exchange "very near collapse" Tuesday, after signing off on hefty premium hikes in an extraordinary bid to keep the program afloat.

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  15. Missouri punter made an immediate impact on special teams in 2015 commentRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 23 | Fulton Sun

    In fact, Missouri's head coach said Corey Fatony is a "huge, huge, huge weapon" for the Tigers. Multiple publications tabbed Fatony as a Freshman All-American and All-Southeastern Conference performer.

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  16. Man takes car to Tenn. auto school shop for repair, says student totaled his carRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 23 | KRON 4

    A viewer reached out to News Channel 11 after he says he took his car in to get his engine light diagnosed and ended up with a totaled car. Ryan Gouge said he dropped his car off at Tennessee College of Applied Technology's auto department and a student drove his car miles away and crashed it.

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  17. Tenn. senator sells Trump fan-wear, pockets proceeds for own PACRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 23 | New York Daily News

    It appears a Trump-loving Tennessee senator doesn't love the bombastic Republican nominee enough to give him a share of the money she's making of hawking clothes emblazoned with his name. Sen. Mae Beavers, who represented the Tennessee delegation at the Republican National Convention in Cleveland last month, is hawking Trump fan-wear together with her husband, Jerry, at the Wilson County Fair this week.

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  18. Park View all-stars waste multiple scoring opportunities, bow out of Little League World SeriesRead the original story

    Tuesday Aug 23 | Star News

    The Park View Little League 12U all-star team has shown a penchant for dramatic come-from-behind victories during its winding journey to the Little League World Series. Park View accepted that challenge once again in Tuesday's elimination game against Southeast region champion Goodlettsville Baseball Little League from Goodlettsville, Tenn.

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  19. Carhart, Dugan lead Tennessee to 11-5 win over JacksonRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 23 | The Galveston County Daily News

    What a difference wind direction makes on fishing! Tuesday morning was a good example, as reported by Don Peebles. Early Tuesday, Peebles was fishing the jetties with Lamar Welch and Bucky Sanders.

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  20. Tyler Jones hits go-ahead homer in 7th to advance TennesseeRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 23 | White Lake Beacon

    Goodlettsville, Tenn., second baseman Easton Dillard is hoisted by teammates as they celebrate winning a U.S. elimination baseball game Chula Vista, Calif., at the Little League World Series in South Williamsport, Pa., Tuesday, Aug. 23, 2016. Dillard turned a game-ending double play in the eighth inning to preserve the 4-2 win.

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