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55 min ago | Chattanoogan.com

Haslam Signs Bill Ending Forced Annexation And Giving Tennesseans Right To Vote

Governor Bill Haslam signed HB 2371/SB2464 on Wednesday. The law ends forced annexations and gives Tennesseans the right to vote.

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Related Topix: Tennessee, US Governors, Jonesborough, TN, Johnson City, TN, Harrison, TN

4 hrs ago | The Modesto Bee

House rejects stricter version of anti-meth bill

The lower chamber voted 80-10 to reject the Senate version, meaning the legislation is likely headed for a conference committee to try to work out differences.

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Related Topix: US Governors, Tennessee

6 hrs ago | Examiner.com

Celebrating Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum 210,000 sq. foot expansion

Yesterday Nashville celebrated the grand opening ceremony of the new and improved Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum .

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Related Topix: US Governors, Vince Gill, Country

6 hrs ago | WTVF Nashville

Congress Opens Inquiry Into Haslam Administration's $300M Offer

Two House Democrats announced Wednesday that they have opened an inquiry into the confidential $300 million offer that the Haslam administration made to Volkswagen that appeared to have hinged on VW's talks with the United Auto Workers.

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Related Topix: US News, George Miller, US Politics, US House of Representatives, Democrat, John Tierney, Representative Mark Pocan, US Governors, Chattanooga, TN

10 hrs ago | WMC-TV Memphis

200 untested rape kits found by Shelby Co. Sheriff's Office

WMC Action News 5's Kontji Anthony is in the meeting. She will have the very latest Wednesday on the news at 4 p.m., 5 p.m., and 6 p.m. - Six women from Memphis are charged with 41 counts of fraud after investigators say they filed more than 800 false tax returns worth more than $1.3 million.

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Related Topix: Sullivan County, TN, US Governors, Greene County, TN

10 hrs ago | WATE-TV Knoxville

UT engineering student developing method of forecasting traffic

Firefighters were busy extinguishing a Gatlinburg condo fire on Ski View Drive Wednesday morning.

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Related Topix: Gatlinburg, TN, Tennessee Government, Tennessee, University of Tennessee, Knoxville College, US Governors

12 hrs ago | Knoxville News Sentinel

State voucher bill will have to wait until 2015

Despite backing from well-financed national lobbying organizations and Gov. Bill Haslam, legislation to implement a school voucher system in Tennessee is dead for another year, the bill's House sponsor said Tuesday.

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16 hrs ago | WKRN

Haslams host 4th annual Easter Egg Roll

Gov. Bill Haslam and first lady Crissy Haslam are hosting their 4th annual Easter Egg Roll at the Tennessee Residence on Wednesday.

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Tue Apr 15, 2014

SFGate

Lawmakers pass Haslam free tuition plan

Gov. Bill Haslam 's signature proposal to create a program that would cover tuition at two-year colleges for any high school graduate is headed to his desk after passing the House on Tuesday.

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Related Topix: US Governors, Tennessee, Lottery

The Leaf-Chronicle

Tenn. House passes cannabis oil bill 97-0

On Monday, the Tennessee House of Representatives voted 97-0 in favor of SB 2531, the Senate version of a bill approving a four-year study of the use of cannibidiol oil in treating intractable seizures.

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Related Topix: Marijuana, Healthcare Law, Law, US Governors, Drugs

WATE-TV Knoxville

6 On Your Side Answers: How to protect your online passwords

A Maryville woman led the Blount County Sheriff deputies on a high speed chase Tuesday morning that ended in a two vehicle accident.

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AmmoLand

Tennessee Switchblade Ban & Length Limit Repeal Bill Signed into Law by Governor Haslam

Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam has signed SB1771, Knife Rights' bill repealing the state's antiquated ban on switchblade knives and possession of knives over four inches in length " with intent to go armed ."

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ThinkProgress

Tennessee Is About To Turn Pregnant Women Into Suspected Criminals

Tennessee is poised to become the first state in country to subject women to criminal assault charges if they use drugs during their pregnancy.

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Related Topix: Tennessee Government, Tennessee, Criminal Defense Law, Law, Drugs, US Governors, US News, Liberal Political News

Salon

Medical experts urge Tennessee governor to veto bill that would jail...

Medical specialists and reproductive rights groups across Tennessee are urging Republican Gov. Bill Haslam to veto a measure that would criminalize women for their pregnancy outcomes.

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Related Topix: Prison, US Governors, Criminal Defense Law, Law

WMC-TV Memphis

U of M could reduce out of state tuition

Tuition fees could soon be slashed for some out of state students looking to enroll at the University of Memphis.

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Related Topix: University of Memphis, Marijuana, US Governors, Sullivan County, TN

Lebanon Democrat

Bill Haslam: Looking at budget realities for the state

Last month, former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush was in Nashville and joined U.S. Sen. Lamar Alexander and me for a great discussion about education and workforce readiness.

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Related Topix: US News, US Senate, Republican, US Politics, Lamar Alexander, US Governors, Jeb Bush, Nashville, TN, us Travel, Travel, Opinion

Knoxville News Sentinel

TN school voucher bill dead for another year

Despite backing from well-financed national lobbying organizations and Gov. Bill Haslam, legislation to implement a school voucher system in Tennessee is dead for another year, the bill's House sponsor said today.

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Related Topix: Education, School Vouchers, US Governors, Knoxville, TN, Only, TN, Sports

WATE-TV Knoxville

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The calendar shows April 15, and you haven't even started on your federal tax return? Don't fret.

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WTVF Nashville

Strong Beer Sales Bill Headed To Governor's Desk

A bill to allow stronger beer to be sold in Tennessee supermarkets and convenience stores is headed for Governor Bill Haslam's desk.

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USA Today

Pilot Flying J investigation grinds on year after raid

A year to the day after federal agents conducted a very public raid on the Knoxville headquarters of a chain of more than 500 truck stops a big question still hangs in the air.

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Related Topix: Knoxville, TN, Tax, Criminal Defense Law, Law, US Governors

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