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12 hrs ago | Roll Call

How Lamar Alexander Staved Off His Primary Challenger

Conservatives have poured millions into primary challenges to senators this cycle, even in races where chances of success were slim.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Lamar Alexander, US Senate, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Scott DesJarlais, Capitol Hill (Washington, DC), Roll Call, Washington, DC, US Governors

19 hrs ago | WBIR-TV Knoxville

Haslam announces $2.2 million in green grants fora

Gov. Bill Haslam and the state's top environmental official announced on Thursday $2.2 million in grants to help fund energy efficiency projects across the state.

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Thu Jul 31, 2014

WBIR-TV Knoxville

Opposing sides battle over supreme court voteOpposing sides battle...

A conservative issues group called Tennessee Forum is helping the push to replace all three Tennessee Supreme Court judges, claiming their judgements are too liberal.

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Ohio.com

Judge orders mediation between Jimmy Haslam's Pilot Flying J, customers

KNOXVILLE, TENN.: A federal judge has ordered mediation in a lawsuit targeting the truck-stop chain owned by Cleveland Browns owner Jimmy Haslam and Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam.

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Related Topix: Knoxville, TN, US Governors

Nashville Scene

A guide to next week's elections, from school board races to Supreme Court justices

When the polls open on Aug. 7 next week, after two weeks of early voting for state primary and county general elections, it will be the last chance for Nashville voters to answer a few questions.

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, US News, US Politics, Lamar Alexander, US Senate, Republican, US Governors, Thad Cochran

Free Republic

Feds Sending Illegal Immigrant Minors to States Without Notice

Gov. Bill Haslam of Tennessee protested in a letter to President Obama that no one in his state government had received notice that 760 of the estimated 50,000 unaccompanied minors who have entered the country illegally in the past several months have been sent to the Volunteer State.

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Related Topix: Illegal Immigration, US Governors, US News

Wed Jul 30, 2014

Lebanon Democrat

Governor proclaims July as Beef Month in Tennessee

Gov. Bill Haslam joined Tennessee Beef Council Chairman Kristina McKee, of Lebanon, in proclaiming July as Beef Month in Tennessee recently.

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Related Topix: Meat, Life, Beef, Food, US Governors

The Jackson Sun

Officials upset over closing of Brownsvillea

Officials upset over closing of Brownsville hospital Senate candidate Gordon Ball says other rural hospitals could be in danger Check out this story on jacksonsun.com: http://www.jacksonsun.com/story/news/politics/2014/07/30/officials-upset-closing-brownsville-hospital/13386075/ Haywood County Sheriff Melvin Bond, Haywood County Mayor Franklin ... (more)

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Related Topix: Brownsville, TN, Haywood County, TN, US Governors, Healthcare Law, Law, Medicaid, Health, US Politics, US News, Lamar Alexander, US Senate, Republican

Metropulse.com

Election Pre-Game: What Will You Be Watching for as the Returns Come In? Campfield? Judges?

So what will you want to find out first on election night? What will you be looking for in the way of upsets or just curiosities? Winners and losers, of course.

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Related Topix: US Governors, Knox County, TN, US Politics, US News, Lamar Alexander, US Senate, Republican, Representative Chuck Fleischmann , Representative Charles "Chuck" Fleischmann, US House of Representatives

News Max

Lawmakers Want to Know Where Unaccompanied Minors Being Sent

Lawmakers want to know where the more than 50,000 unaccompanied minors who have entered the country illegally since January are being housed by the Obama administration, The Washington Times reported.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, John McCain, Republican, US Military, US Air Force, Lackland Air Force Base, US Governors

The Jackson Sun

Corker: VW deal a sign of the futureCorker: VW deal a sign of the...

Corker: VW deal a sign of the future We are fortunate to live in a state in which companies want to establish a presence.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Lamar Alexander, US Senate, Republican, Tennessee, Tennessee Government, US Governors, Opinion

Tue Jul 29, 2014

Knoxville News Sentinel

Group seeks deal on virtual school decision Parents of Tennessee...

Parents of Tennessee Virtual Academy students, Union County's school superintendent and two state legislators urged top officials of Gov. Bill Haslam's administration to rescind a move to block enrollment of 626 new students at the state's first for-profit online school.

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Related Topix: Union County, TN, Education Etc., US Governors, Strawberry Plains, TN, Rutledge, TN, Sports

ECNmag

Gun law forces Beretta out of Maryland

Beretta U.S.A. announced Tuesday that company concerns over a strict gun-control law enacted in Maryland last year have made it necessary to move its weapons making out of the state to Tennessee.

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Related Topix: Accokeek, MD, US Governors, Martin O'Malley

Business Journal

Washington Post explores Tennessee politics through Alexander vs. Carr lens

Balz explores the influence of the late Howard H. Baker Jr. on Tennessee politics, writing that Alexander, currently vying for his third term in the U.S. Senate, "has embodied Baker's style of consensus-building politics."

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Related Topix: US Senate, Republican, Bob Corker, US Politics, US News, US Governors

WBIR-TV Knoxville

Immigrant advocates baffled by Gov. Haslam letter

Immigrant advocates baffled by Gov. Haslam letter Concerns raised Friday by Gov. Bill Haslam about unaccompanied immigrant children arriving in Tennessee baffled some immigrant advocates.

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Clarksville Online

Tennessee Department of Health reminds parents now is the time to get back-to-school immunizations

Frequent news reports about whooping cough and measles, diseases long thought vanquished by vaccines in the US, serve as a reminder of the importance of getting back-to-school immunizations for your child now.

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Related Topix: Tennessee Government, Tennessee, Chickenpox, Health, HPV, US Governors

Washington Times

In politics, all states are 'border' states

Iowa is more than 1,200 miles from the U.S.-Mexico line, but for political purposes this year, it has become something of a border state.

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Related Topix: Iowa Government, Iowa, US Politics, US News, US Senate, John McCain, Republican, US Governors, Jan Brewer

Mon Jul 28, 2014

Townhall

Are the Hamptons the Next Sanctuary City?

Looks like President Obama snuck 760 illegal immigrants into the State of Tennessee.

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Related Topix: 2012 Presidential Election, US Politics, US News, Illegal Immigration, Immigration Reform, US Governors, Opinion

Fox News

Todd Starnes Feds quietly dump illegal immigrants in Tennessee

June 25, 2014: A group of immigrants from Honduras and El Salvador, who crossed the U.S.-Mexico border illegally, are stopped in Granjeno, Texas.

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, US News, Illegal Immigration, US Governors, Opinion

Cleveland Daily Banner

School-bound, tax-free

Not to be confused with the spirited "ka-ching" of Black Friday, but this Friday ... and Saturday ... and Sunday ... will bring their own fervor to retail floors across the Cleveland and Bradley County community, as well as the rest of Tennessee.

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Related Topix: Life, Holidays, Black Friday, Cleveland, TN, Bradley County, TN, Tennessee, Tennessee Government, US Governors

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