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  1. Feds ban mountaintop mining in Tenn.Read the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | USA Today

    ... help protect a critical watershed." The decision comes in response to a petition filed in 2010 by then-Gov. Phil Bredesen, just three months before he left office. In its petition, the state said mountaintop coal mining would be incompatible with ...

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  2. Friends remember Jonas Kisber Jr.Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 3, 2016 | The Jackson Sun

    ... appointed Kisber to succeed his late wife Jane as a member of the Tennessee Board of Regents, and Gov. Phil Bredesen reappointed him in 2002. "The whole family was very supportive of education because of tech schools, and very supportive of Jackson ...

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  3. Budd Bishop, art director, artist, diesRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 26, 2016 | Herald-Citizen

    ... After retiring to Livingston in 1998, he was appointed in 2007 to the Tennessee Arts Commission by then-Gov. Phil Bredesen. His work is in public collections at Belmont University, Tennessee State Museum, Shorter College and the Phillips Center for ...

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  4. Knoxville mother fights TennCare after disabled daughter turns 21, loses round-the-clock careRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 21, 2016 | WATE-TV Knoxville

    ... nursing hours are going to be cut. Cuts to round-the-clock care for TennCare members started during the Phil Bredesen administration more than seven years ago. Over the last seven years, many adults have had their skilled nursing hours reduced. ...

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  5. Jackson named president of Tennessee Chamber of CommerceRead the original story

    Oct 13, 2016 | WAFF-TV Huntsville

    ... Finance Committee, a lobbyist for the Tennessee Department of Financial Institutions and an aide to then-Gov. Phil Bredesen.

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  6. Lawrence McKinney stands in the sanctuary at Immanuel Baptist Church.Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 29, 2016 | Lebanon Democrat

    ... Board of Parole communications director, said only the governor could grant exoneration and then-Gov. Phil Bredesen did not act on the case at the time. "I think a lot of irrelevant evidence was allowed in the hearing that had nothing to do with ...

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  7. State won't clear black man's name because he fought during...Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 29, 2016 | The Raw Story

    ... governor that would allow McKinney to file for compensation with the Tennessee Board of Claims. Former Gov. Phil Bredesen decided not to overrule the board's recommendation the first time and exonerate him, but McKinney's attorneys plan to ask ...

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  8. Editorial: Injustice served...againIn what was supposed to be a...Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 27, 2016 | Lebanon Democrat

    ... Parole recommended against exoneration when it conducted a clemency hearing for McKinney in 2010. Then-Gov. Phil Bredesen did not act on the case at the time. However, McKinney was allowed to apply again under Haslam. Since the Board of Parole spent ...

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  9. Exoneration hearing for wrongly accused man may bring him retribution ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 26, 2016 | Lebanon Democrat

    ... grant exoneration, according to Melissa McDonald, Tennessee Board of Parole communications director. Then-Gov. Phil Bredesen did not act on the case at the time. However, McKinney was allowed to apply again under Gov. Bill Haslam. "I think that we ...

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  10. Exoneration hearing for wrongly accused man may bring him retribution ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 26, 2016 | Lebanon Democrat

    ... grant exoneration, according to Melissa McDonald, Tennessee Board of Parole communications director. Then-Gov. Phil Bredesen did not act on the case at the time. However, McKinney was allowed to apply again under Gov. Bill Haslam. "I think that we ...

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  11. He spent 30 years in prison after being wrongly sentencedLawrence...Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 22, 2016 | Lebanon Democrat

    ... grant exoneration, according to Melissa McDonald, Tennessee Board of Parole communications director. Then-Gov. Phil Bredesen did not act on the case at the time. However, McKinney was allowed to apply again under Gov. Bill Haslam.

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  12. TBI Director Gwyn Briefs Memphis RotaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 22, 2016 | The Memphis Flyer

    ... them independent of specific gubernatorial regimes. (Gwyn himself, originally appointed by former Governor Phil Bredesen, is now in his third term.) The director addressed three areas of principal concern for the T.B.I - drug trafficking, human ...

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  13. Tennessee Rep. Armstrong Resigns Ahead of Expected OusterRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 9, 2016 | The Daily News

    ... of the House Health Committee in 2007, Armstrong hit the road in support of an initiative by then-Gov. Phil Bredesen, a fellow Democrat, to more than triple the state's cigarette tax, to 62 cents per pack. The tax hike "should have been a dollar," ...

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  14. Tennessee Rep. Armstrong resigns ahead of expec...Read the original story

    Sep 9, 2016 | Http

    ... of the House Health Committee in 2007, Armstrong hit the road in support of an initiative by then-Gov. Phil Bredesen, a fellow Democrat, to more than triple the state's cigarette tax, to 62 cents per pack. The tax hike "should have been a dollar," ...

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  15. The Fading Accuracy of Political PollingRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 7, 2016 | The Daily News

    ... or 30 years ago," says Dave Cooley of Cooley Public Strategies, a former staffer for two-term Tennessee Gov. Phil Bredesen, also mayor of Nashville from 1991 to 1999. Political polling started becoming more segmented when people began using unlisted ...

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  16. Strickland Used Polls to Hone Campaign StrategyRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 7, 2016 | The Daily News

    ... It also benefited from a Nashville fundraiser held by key supporters such as former Democratic Gov. Phil Bredesen. To ensure they're reaching young voters, among other demographic groups such as Latinos and urbanites, pollsters have to reach ...

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  17. Nashville joins cities seeking Major League Soccer teamRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 9, 2016 | Erie Times News

    ... the effort include former Republican U.S. Senate Majority Leader Bill Frist and former Democratic Gov. Phil Bredesen, who led efforts to draw the NFL's Tennessee Titans and NHL's Nashville Predators to the city in the 1990s. The presidents of both ...

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  18. Nashville joins cities seeking Major League Soccer teamRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 10, 2016 | WATE-TV Knoxville

    ... the effort include former Republican U.S. Senate Majority Leader Bill Frist and former Democratic Gov. Phil Bredesen, who led efforts to draw the NFL's Tennessee Titans and NHL's Nashville Predators to the city in the 1990s. The presidents of both ...

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  19. Nashville eyes MLS expansion franchiseRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 9, 2016 | WKRN

    ... demographically. That really does speak to soccer being perfect for our city," said Bill Hagerty. a Gov. Phil Bredesen (Chairman, Silicon Ranch Corporation) a Larry Brown (CEO, Boys Scouts of Middle Tennessee) a Agenia Clark (CEO, Girl Scouts of ...

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  20. Nashville group hopes to lure Major League Soccer teamRead the original story

    Aug 9, 2016 | KTRE-TV Lufkin

    Landing a Major League Soccer franchise in Nashville is the aim of a new group of business and political leaders including former Democratic Tennessee Gov. Phil Bredesen and former Republican U.S. Senate Majority Leader Bill Frist. The Nashville MLS Organizing Committee has been assembled by Bill Hagerty, a former state commissioner of economic and community development, and Will Alexander, the son of U.S. Sen. Lamar Alexander.

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