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  1. Lebanon student advocates for music educationHe has spoken with...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 5, 2016 | Lebanon Democrat

    ... performances will only cripple that." Ward said the trio of Tennessee students got the chance to meet Sen. Lamar Alexander and Congressman Jim Cooper at their Washington offices. "We even presented Sen. Alexander with the Stand for Music Award for ...

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  2. Republicans vote down more opioid fundingRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 6, 2016 | Washington Examiner

    ... process. "We've increased funding for opioid abuse by a factor of seven times more money," said Sen. Lamar Alexander, R-Tenn., referring to appropriations bills. "This amendment is not the right way to do it," said Rep. Fred Upton, R-Mich., ...

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  3. Alexander Says Opioid Abuse Kills More Tennesseans Than Car Accidents Or GunshotsRead the original story

    Jul 6, 2016 | Chattanoogan.com

    At the start of a House and Senate conference committee convened to reach agreement on legislation to address the opioid abuse crisis, committee member Senator Lamar Alexander urged committee members to get a result "so we can give a substantial boost to those on the front lines fighting this epidemic."

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  4. Democrats push for opioid fundingRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 6, 2016 | Washington Examiner

    ... "Money helps, and over the last two years Congress has increased funding for opioids by seven times," Sen. Lamar Alexander, R-Tenn., said during the conference committee's meeting Wednesday. Democrats responded that funding is needed this year to ...

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  5. Clarendon College to offer grants to prisonersRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 4, 2016 | Amarillo.com

    ... administration absolutely does not have the authority to do this without approval from Congress," U.S. Sen. Lamar Alexander, R-Tenn., said following the announcement. The Education Department used its "experimental sites" authority, which allows the ...

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  6. Sen. Lamar Alexander: The best wanted to play for Pat Summitt because ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 1, 2016 | Lebanon Democrat

    This week, Tennessee lost a woman of style, a woman of substance, a farm girl who grew up to win eight national championships. During her 38 years coaching the Lady Vols, Pat Summitt became the winningest basketball coach, man or woman, in Division I history.

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  7. Tennessee man fights for stem cell use after treatment cures his blindnessRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 4, 2016 | WATE-TV Knoxville

    ... clinical trials like the one Oliver underwent. Tennessee delegation promotes Cures Act in DC (L to R): Sen. Lamar Alexander, R-Tenn, Doug Oliver, fmr. Rep. Bart Gordon, D-Tenn., fmr. Sen. Bill Frist, R-Tenn. (Photo: Chance Seales) The medical ...

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  8. Cured blind man, U.S. senator crusade on Capitol Hill for stem cell innovationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 4, 2016 | KSNT-TV Topeka

    Doug Oliver, a cured blind man, and U.S. Sen. Lamar Alexander, R-Tenn., are looking to pass the 21st Century Cures Act, which would fund cut The City of Topeka says that multiple street and bridge projects are expected to begin Tuesday July 5, 2016 that could affect your daily tra

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  9. Tennessee businesses, universities brace for overtime pay rule Read Story Jamie McGee, The TennesseanRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 3, 2016 | WBIR-TV Knoxville

    ... and businesses with added costs and lead to fewer hours and less flexibility for workers. Tennessee Sens. Lamar Alexander, and Bob Corker are pushing legislation to block the new rule and to require the president to gain congressional approval ...

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  10. Blood Assurance Says Community's Help Needed To Replenish Blood SupplyRead the original story

    Jul 1, 2016 | Chattanoogan.com

    ... Watson (R-Hixson), makes changes, including removing ... (click for more) Senate health committee Chairman Lamar Alexander said Wednesday that Vice President Biden's announcement of a new Oncology Center of Excellence at the Food and Drug ...

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  11. Tennessee Senators Attempt to Block New Overtime RulesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 1, 2016 | JD Supra

    ... consider the negative effect on employees as employment costs increase. Addressing these issues, U.S. Sens. Lamar Alexander, R-Tenn., and Ron Johnson, R-Wis., recently filed a proposed bill that would nullify the new overtime rules, and further ...

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  12. The Latest: Geno: Pat Summitt had 'indelible impact' on gameRead the original story

    Jun 28, 2016 | The Madison Press

    ... her the winningest coach in Division I college basketball history. The court is named "The Summitt." Sen. Lamar Alexander was president of the University of Tennessee when Pat Summitt coached the Lady Vols to the 1989 NCAA title. The Republican ...

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  13. a She has been oursa : Many speak on Pat Summitta s legacyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 28, 2016 | WWLP

    ... to Pat Summitt's family - which includes her former players and fans on Rocky Top and across America. Sens. Lamar Alexander and Bob Corker announced late Tuesday they would introduce a Senate resolution honoring Summitt's life and achievements: ...

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  14. Alexander, Corker Introduce Senate Resolution Honoring The Life And Achievements Of Pat SummittRead the original story

    Jun 28, 2016 | Chattanoogan.com

    Senators Lamar Alexander and Bob Corker on Tuesday introduced a resolution in the Senate honoring the life and achievements of legendary Lady Vols coach Pat Summitt, who passed away on Tuesday at the age of 64. Full text of the resolution is below: Whereas coaching was the great passion of Pat Summitt's life and was an opportunity for her to work ... (more)

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  15. Archival Photos: Through time, Lady Vols Coach Pat Summitt changed women's hoopsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 28, 2016 | Daily Times

    ... the national champion Lady Vols surround her in the Washington, D.C., office of then Secretary of Education Lamar Alexander Pat Summitt appears to be holding back her emotions during a press conference on March 30, 1987, on a day in which her Lady ...

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  16. The Latest: Pat Summitt service open to public on July 14Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 28, 2016 | Post-Bulletin

    ... her the winningest coach in Division I college basketball history. The court is named "The Summitt." Sen. Lamar Alexander was president of the University of Tennessee when Pat Summitt coached the Lady Vols to the 1989 NCAA title. The Republican ...

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  17. Alexander: No Excuse For Democrats' Partisan Blocking Of Funds For Zika Virus And VeteransRead the original story

    Jun 28, 2016 | Chattanoogan.com

    U.S. Senator Lamar Alexander said Senate Democrats are letting politics get in the way of providing needed funding to help protect the health of pregnant women and unborn children from the Zika virus and to support veterans programs after they blocked a House-Senate agreement on a fiscal year 2017 funding bill.

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  18. Alexander Says "Persuader" Rule Halted By District Court Is Welcome News For American WorkplacesRead the original story

    Jun 28, 2016 | Chattanoogan.com

    Senate labor committee Chairman Lamar Alexander on Monday said the district court's preliminary injunction halting the administration's "persuader" rule is "welcome news for American workplaces."

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  19. Reaction pours in after Summitta s deathRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 28, 2016 | WKRN

    ... many. Her legacy will live on through the countless people she touched throughout her career." U.S. Senator Lamar Alexander served as president of the University of Tennessee from 1988 to 1991, during which time Summitt's Lady Vols team won the 1989 ...

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  20. Praise For Pat SummittRead the original story

    Jun 28, 2016 | Chattanoogan.com

    ... to her son, Tyler, the Lady Vol family, and all those who were touched by her remarkable life." Senator Lamar Alexander released the following statement on the passing of Pat Summitt: "It's hard for people outside Tennessee to understand just how ...

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