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3 hrs ago | Pam's House Blend

Thomas Pikkety's Different Approach To Economics

Before I got a copy of Thomas Pikkety's new book, Capital in the Twenty-First Century , I looked at the online technical appendix , and had this sinking feeling that comes with an overload of charts, graphs, tables, data and more data.

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7 hrs ago | BBC News

Jack White cuts single in four hours

Jack White has recorded, cut and sold a seven-inch single in four hours, as part of the celebrations for Record Store Day.

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Related Topix: Comedy Movies, August, Drama Movies, Europe, United Kingdom, World News, Short, Music!

12 hrs ago | WBIR-TV Knoxville

Investigators rule deadly middle TN factory explosion accidental

Investigators with the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives announced Saturday that this week's fatal explosion at a middle Tennessee Investigators with the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives announced Saturday that this week's fatal explosion at a middle Tennessee ammunition factory has been ruled accidental.

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Related Topix: Explosion, US News, ATF

Sat Apr 19, 2014

WTVF Nashville

Tennessee Renaissance Festival

The Tennessee Renaissance Festival is alive with the bustle of a Renaissance Marketplace.

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WBIR-TV Knoxville

Tenn. man receives military medals after 70 year wait

A veteran from Tennessee is getting recognition for his military service 70 years ago.

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Related Topix: Tennessee Government, Life, Veteran Affairs

ABC News

Tenn. Ammunition Plant Explosion Ruled Accidental

A preliminary investigation by the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives has determined that a deadly explosion at a Tennessee ammunition plant was accidental.

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Related Topix: Explosion, Tennessee Government, US News, ATF, OSHA

The Daily News Journal

CSI:MTSU 2014 summer camp offers 'whirlwind of a mystery'

Registration is underway now for CSI: MTSU, a four-day program for area students who'll be entering ninth through 12th grades.

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Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law, Law

GoVolsXtra.com

Lady Vols are 13th in rainy SEC women's golf championship

Arkansas is the on-course leader and LSU is the clubhouse leader following a rainy opening day Friday of the SEC women's golf championship at Greystone Golf and Country Club in Hoover, Ala.

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Vending Times

Errors In Pay Calculation For Vending And OCS Route Drivers Are Risky, Labor Expert Cautions

TAGS: vending, route driver pay, Heather Bailey, SmithAmundsen LLC, Motor Carrier Exemption, Department of Labor Fair Labor Standards Act, interstate commerce, route driver pay calculation, truck driver compensation, route driver commission, vending operator, OCS route Some operators may be unnecessarily paying their route drivers overtime.

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Fri Apr 18, 2014

Washington Examiner

Bob Corker, other Tennessee Republicans refuse subpoenas from Big Labor

Sen. Bob Corker , R-Tenn., said Thursday he will not comply with a subpoena issued by the United Auto Workers to appear at a regional National Labor Relations Board hearing April 21. Fellow Tennessee Republicans, Gov. Bill Haslam and state Economic and Community Development Commissioner Bill Hagerty, said Wednesday they will likely refuse UAW ... (more)

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Bob Corker, Tennessee Government, Bill Haslam, US Governors

Greenwich Citizen

Bill would punish drug-using pregnant women

Opponents of a Tennessee bill that would punish pregnant women who abuse narcotics say it will have the unintended consequence of hurting the very people it's supposed to protect: the babies.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Tennessee Government, Bill Haslam, US Governors

WAFF-TV Huntsville

61 arrested in West Tenn. gang sweep

Authorities in six West Tennessee counties are reporting the arrest of 61 people on various charges during a gang sweep.

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Related Topix: Drugs

JD Supra

Employment Reform Legislation Passes Tennessee Legislature

On April 16, 2014, the Tennessee General Assembly, at the urging of Baker Donelson, passed significant employment litigation reform that will benefit employers throughout Tennessee.

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Related Topix: Tennessee Government

WKRN

Clarksville woman celebrates 110th birthday

A Clarksville woman celebrated her 110th birthday Thursday. Jennie Beatrice Burton Ramey, known to family and friends as "Mama Jennie," will officially turn 110 years old this Saturday.

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Related Topix: Tennessee Government

PropertyProf Blog

Tennessee Hates Buses

Tennessee lawmakers overwhelmingly voted in favor a bill that bans the construction of bus rapid transit in two counties, one of which includes the city of Nashville.

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Related Topix: Tennessee Government

Thu Apr 17, 2014

Daily Kos

Great News! Tennessee Agrees To Give High School Grads Two Years Of Free College Tution

Yes, yes! In a rare and grand bi-partisan move, Tennessee legislature approved an educational measure called the Tennessee Promise .

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Related Topix: Tennessee Government, US News, Phil Bredesen, US Governors, Bill Haslam, Liberal Political News

WXOW-TV La Crosse

Police: Mom drove into river trying to kill 3 kids

Cheryl Miller and Pamella Jackson had planned to celebrate the end of the 1971 school year by gathering with classmates at a quarry along a gravel road.

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Related Topix: Kids, Family, Train Disaster

WTVF Nashville

108th General Assembly Adjourns For The Year

The 108th Tennessee General Assembly has adjourned after a session that included the passing of a $32.4 billion spending plan that doesn't give pay increases to state employees and teachers.

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Related Topix: Tennessee Government, Bill Haslam, US Governors, School Vouchers, Education

The Leaf-Chronicle

Doctors have $20B economic impact in Tennessee

Tennessee's more than 14,000 physicians contributed $618 million in state and local tax revenue in 2012, according to a report released this week by national physician group the American Medical Association.

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WKRN

Tenn. lawmakers head into final day of session

Members will also be meeting in conference committees to hammer out differences on key legislation, like Gov. Bill Haslam's proposal to limit the sale of cold and allergy medicines used to make meth.

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Related Topix: Bill Haslam, US Governors, Tennessee Government

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