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The Volokh Conspiracy
Tennessee Child Custody Law Favoring Parents Who Can Best Prepare Child for "a Life of Service"
I just ran across the Tennessee statute, Tenn Code Ann. 36-6-404 , that provides the factors that courts are to consider in determining physical custody as between two parents.
Tue May 21, 2013
Storms from Okla. weakening as they move to Tenn.
The National Weather Service updated its guidance to include all but the mountains of East Tennessee in an area that has a slight risk of severe thunderstorms through Wednesday morning.
House Passes Two Year Moratorium On Dam Barriers
The U.S. House has passed legislation that would put a two-year moratorium on an Army Corps of Engineers plan to erect barriers to prevent people from fishing below dams on the Cumberland River.
Governor Haslam, Rep. Watson Host Food Tax Reduction Bill Signing Ceremony
Governor Bill Haslam joined State Rep. Eric Watson for a bill signing ceremony in recognition of legislation passed by the Tennessee General Assembly that lowered the sales tax on groceries from 5.25 percent to a flat 5.00 percent rate.
Mon May 20, 2013
The Daily News
Women's Health in Tennessee Garners 'C' Grade
Women's overall health in Tennessee improved to a grade of C, but there's still plenty of room for improvement, according to the Tennessee Women's Health Report Card.
Pediatrician says DCS challenges medical opinions
A Spring Hill pediatrician says she has some sympathy as the Tennessee Department of Children's Services tries to sort through claims about children's welfare.
The Greenville Sun
Bridge Burners Blvd. Upgrade On Target For August Contract
Work on safety improvements at the dangerous intersection of U.S. 11E and Bridge Burners Boulevard should begin later this year.
Sun May 19, 2013
'Boro Road Construction To Memorial Weekend
Improved weather conditions result in increased road construction. City Traffic Engineer Ram Balachandran warns of potential trouble spots between today and the upcoming Memorial Day weekend.
Sat May 18, 2013
6 months before Dallas, JFK got up close with Nashville
President John F. Kennedy rode down busy streets in an open convertible when he came to Nashville 50 years ago this weekend, following a motorcade route printed in The Tennessean the day before he arrived.
2013 Tennessee Women's Health Report Card
The Tennessee Woman's Health Report Card was released earlier this week through a joint effort by the Department of Health, Vanderbilt University Medical Center and Meharry Medical College.
KURB-FM Little Rock
Tennessee Man, 77, Shoots Third Hole-in-One in One Month
Bob Robertson is 77 years old and a faithful golfer in more ways than one. The Tennessean plays golf four days a week and says he asked God to let him score a hole-in-one for a good cause.
Knoxville News Sentinel
Chris Devaney: Haslam leading state to a better future
On a chilly evening in January 2012, Gov. Bill Haslam took the dais in the Tennessee House of Representatives.
Fri May 17, 2013
Craig Morgan and UnitedHealthcare Fight Hunger in Middle Tennessee
Country music star, TV host and Dickson native Craig Morgan will join volunteers from UnitedHealthcare today to staff a Second Harvest Food Bank of Middle Tennessee Mobile Pantry.
7 Tenn. airports to get grant funds
The Tennessee Department of Transportation announced this week that state aeronautics grants totaling more than $316,000 have been approved for seven Tennessee airports.
TDOT explores shifting Donelson Pike for airport growth
Officials with Nashville International Airport have long sought changes to Donelson Pike to allow for growth at the airport, and the Tennessee Department of Transportation is now prepared to study the issue, The Tennessean reports.
7 Tennessee airports to get grant funds
One of the sport utility vehicles assigned to the governor's office is getting more than $10,000 in repairs after getting caught on a security gate at the state Capitol.
Knoxville News Sentinel
Editorial: Ongoing disclosure about lobbyists is public necessity
There are about four times as many lobbyists in Nashville as state legislators, and the amount spent on influencing the votes of lawmakers is almost twice the amount spent on the General Assembly's operating budget - $67 million to $38 million, respectively.
Thu May 16, 2013
West Kentucky News
Alexander threatens Corps budget in fishing fight
U.S. Senator Lamar Alexander told a top U.S. Army Corps of Engineers official at a budget hearing today that he would restrict the Corps' ability to transfer new funds to projects if it doesn't abandon "unreasonable" fishing restrictions that amount to "thumbing your nose at elected officials," saying, "It sounds to me like we have a life jacket ... (more)
'Nashville' production team might need new incentives needed to stay
There's been speculation in recent days that the ABC show "Nashville" might go elsewhere if its production company does not get new incentives to stay, but Mayor Karl Dean stopped short Thursday in saying the city might step in to help.
Tenn. receives portion of drug quality claim
Tennessee Attorney General Bob Cooper announced Thursday that Tennessee will receive more than $5.5 million.