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1 hr ago | Daily Kos

Next red state up for Medicaid expansion: Tennessee

Neighboring the nation's two biggest Obamacare success stories has apparently made Republican Gov. Bill Haslam in Tennessee reconsider his refusal of Medicaid expansion under the law.


Related Topix: Healthcare Law, Law, Medicaid, Health, US News, Tennessee Government, Bill Haslam, US Governors

5 hrs ago |

8 Submit Applications To Be Tennessee Attorney General

The Court plans to meet on Tuesday, to finalize details for the selection process and has tentatively scheduled a public hearing and interviews in Nashville the week of Sept.


Related Topix: Nashville, TN, Knoxville, TN

9 hrs ago | World Magazine

Tennessee promises students free community college

Free college might sound too good to be true amidst national concern over the rising cost of higher education, but that's what Tennessee is promising its high school seniors.


Related Topix: Tennessee Government, Bill Haslam, US Governors

16 hrs ago | WGNS-AM Murfreesboro

Prescription Drug Abuse situation in Tennessee

Abuse of prescription opioids, ie: pain medications, is the number one drug problem for Tennesseans receiving publicly funded assistance for treatment services.


Related Topix: Tennessee Government, Morphine (generic), MS Contin, Kadian, Medicine, OxyContin, Roxicodone, Oxycodone (generic), Methadone

17 hrs ago | Knoxville News Sentinel

Big Kahuna Wings restaurant opens in Farragut For the last six years, ...

Big Kahuna Wings opened following the success of BKW Seasonings seen in this August 2014 photo.


Related Topix: University of Tennessee, Sports

21 hrs ago | WKRN

Clarksville man sentenced to life in prison for drug charges

After a two week jury trial, 26-year-old Chris Young was convicted of conspiracy to distribute 500 grams or more of cocaine and 280 grams or more of crack cocaine, attempted possession of cocaine with intent to distribute within 1,000 feet of a school, and possession of a firearm in furtherance of a drug trafficking crime.


Related Topix: Drugs, Criminal Defense Law, Law

Thu Aug 28, 2014

Windsor Beacon

GOP senators in Tenn. target 'revisionist' AP history

Advanced Placement U.S. History could become a new education battleground in Tennessee after a pair of Republican state senators alleged the course leaves out key founding fathers, principles of the Declaration of Independence and iconic American figures.


Related Topix: Tennessee Government, Standardized Testing, Education

Tennessee Treasury Department To Host Series Of Webinars On Saving For College

Beginning Sept. 10, the department will host a series of free web-based seminars - or webinars - on topics related to college savings.


Related Topix: Tennessee Government

WAFF-TV Huntsville

Few clues to Tennessee attorney general applicants

The deadline to apply to become Tennessee's next attorney general is Friday, but anyone still on the fence about whether to join the fray won't have the benefit of sizing up the competition first.


CBS Local

Hours-Old Newborn Left Outside Fire Station

When they opened the door, no one was there. So they got a flashlight to look around; a baby's toes were poking out from under a blanket in a basket There was no note left with the baby girl on their doorsteps, no sign of who might have left her.


Related Topix: Tennessee Government

JD Supra

Tennessee Adopts Expansive Trade Secret Preemption Standard

In a case of first impression decided August 19, 2014, the Tennessee Court of Appeals has decided the standard for determining the scope of preemption under the Tennessee Uniform Trade Secrets Act .


Related Topix: Tennessee Government


Son charged with killing father in Clarksville

Police responded to the family's home in the 800 block of Howard Street around 1:15 a.m. Wednesday.


The Jackson Sun

Environmental issues on forefront for NAACPEnvironmental issues on...

Environmental issues on forefront for NAACP 'We're looking at issues that affect all Tennesseans' Check out this story on Best known as a defender of civil rights, the NAACP is venturing into environmental issues through town hall ... (more)


Related Topix: African-American


News briefs from around Tennessee at 1:58 a.m. EDT

George Barrett , a longtime Tennessee civil rights lawyer known for handling a case that ultimately desegregated the state's public colleges and universities, has died.


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Bob Corker, Tennessee Government, Tennessee State University, University of Tennessee

Wed Aug 27, 2014


Chattanooga Changing Its Storm Water Drainage System

Chattanooga is under fire. The EPA and Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation say the city isn't living up to both organization's guidelines.


Related Topix: Tennessee Government

CBS Atlanta

Civil War officer to receive Medal of Honor

At HeatSync Labs, the tables are littered with computer chips, pens, pads and tools while the room is abuzz with the chatter of would-be inventors hoping to change the world - or just make cool things.


Related Topix: US Politics, Barack Obama, US News, US Senate, Democrat

Wine Business Online

Tennessee winery plans grape stomp Saturday

For the past 14 years, the Sumner Crest Winery in Portland, just this side of the Robertson County line, has provided folks with a chance to participate in a little bit of harvest tradition.


Brownsville States-Graphic

August 28, 2014 Legal Notices

WHEREAS, default has occurred in the performance of the covenants, terms and conditions of a Deed of Trust dated December 15, 2004, executed by KATHERINE ELLINGTON AND KENNETH R. ELLINGTON, conveying certain real property therein described to CHRIS ANDERSON, as Trustee, as same appears of record in the Register's Office of Haywood County, Tennessee ... (more)


Related Topix: Haywood County, TN, Brownsville, TN, Only, TN, Memphis, TN, Mortgage, Personal Finance

The Orlando Sentinel

Christian groups duke it out in 'Mighty Men' lawsuit

In a battle of the brands, an Orlando Christian organization is suing a Nashville megachurch over the use of the words "Mighty Men."


Clarksville Online

Tennessee Highway Patrol announces Labor Day Weekend Enforcement

"Law enforcement officials have another tool to utilize to deter impaired driving and reduce fatal crashes on Tennessee roadways by conducting 'No Refusal' enforcements," THP Colonel Tracy Trott said.


Related Topix: Chattanooga, TN, Fall Branch, TN, Cookeville, TN, Lawrenceburg, TN


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