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47 min ago | Business & Heritage Clarksville

GM announces Cadillac SRX move to Spring Hill, TN

Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam and Economic and Community Development Commissioner Bill Hagerty along with General Motors officials recently announced the company will invest $185 million to make small gas engines at its Spring Hill manufacturing complex. GM also identified the next-generation Cadillac SRX as a future mid-size vehicle to be produced at Spring Hill.

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7 hrs ago | WKRN

2 Belmont students to compete in Miss America pageant

Belmont University will be the only college in the United States to have two current students competing in the Miss America pageant. Senior Haley Lewis, who was crowned Miss Tennessee on June 21, and junior Megan Swanson, who was crowned Miss Nebraska earlier this summer, will both be competing.

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Related Topix: Belmont University, US Governors, Palm Beach County, FL

18 hrs ago | Murfreesboro Post

LOGUE: Tennessee putting cursive back in handwriting in 2015

Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam has signed into law a bill requiring cursive handwriting to be taught in grades two through four beginning with the 2015-2016 academic year. Millennials don't seem to care about it much because it has been deemphasized in K-12 schools in the past several years and eliminated altogether in many school systems.

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Sat Sep 13, 2014

WGNS-AM Murfreesboro

The Governor of Tennessee Says to Get a Flu Shot | flu shot, Haslam, Governor Haslam

Governor Bill Haslam and Health Commissioner John Dreyzehner, MD, MPH, are stressing the importance of Tennesseans receiving their influenza vaccinations this flu season. On , Governor Haslam, and Commissioner Dreyzehner will receive their seasonal flu vaccinations at the Shelby County Health Department in Memphis.

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Related Topix: US Governors, Vaccinations, Health, Medicine, Influenza, Shelby County, TN

WGNS-AM Murfreesboro

MTSU president part of Sept. 24 TN higher education panel

MTSU President Sidney A. McPhee will be among a group of academic leaders across the state gathering to discuss the state of higher education and the push to produce career-ready graduates. The Nashville Business Journal is hosting the luncheon panel discussion entitled "Nashville Ahead: A discussion on higher education and workforce readiness."

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Related Topix: Knoxville, TN, University of Tennessee, Western Governors University, US Governors

Fri Sep 12, 2014

The Daily News

Unintended Consequences: ER Visits Increase

Hospital officials have been pushing for the state to expand Medicaid health care coverage for thousands of Tennessee's poorest citizens, despite two significant and related concerns: Expansion will lead to increased visits to the most expensive place in America for routine health care, the emergency room. Medical assistant Zaira Olivieri prepares for a patient in one of the examination rooms at the clinic at Saint Thomas Family Health Center South.

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Related Topix: Healthcare Law, Law, Medicaid, Health, Medicine, US Governors, Emergency Medicine

The Daily News

Coverage Gap Leaves Rural Tennessee Hospitals on Life Support

Four rural hospitals have closed and dozens are at risk of shuttering: That's the fallout, some say, from Gov. Bill Haslam's decision not to join the Affordable Care Act in 2013 and tap into millions in promised federal funds for Tennessee's financially-strapped health care institutions. Of some 125 hospitals statewide, three facilities closed in West Tennessee since the governor rejected conventional Medicaid expansion Haywood Park Community Hospital in Brownsville, Camden General and Gibson General.

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Related Topix: Tennessee, US Governors, Healthcare Law, Law, Medicaid, Health, Jellico, TN, Interstate, Pop/Rock

The Daily News

Cbiz MHM Wins Industry Distinction

CBIZ MHM Memphis has been honored with the 2014 When Work Works Award for its use of workplace strategies to increase business and employee success. The award, part of the national When Work Works project administered by the Families and Work Institute and the Society for Human Resource Management, recognizes employers of all sizes and types in the Memphis area and across the country.

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Business Journal

Tennessee Supreme Court to name AG on Monday

Current Attorney General Bob Cooper is among six remaining applicants for the position and its eight-year term. Earlier this week, the five-member court held a public hearing and narrowed the list from eight.

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Related Topix: Tennessee, US Governors, Vanderbilt University

Chattanoogan.com

Chief Justice Lee Investiture To Take Place September 17 In Knoxville

Tennessee Supreme Court Justice Sharon G. Lee will be formally invested into the role of Chief Justice by Gov. Bill Haslam at a ceremony in Knoxville Justice Lee will be the third woman to serve as Chief Justice of the Tennessee Supreme Court.

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Related Topix: Tennessee Government, Tennessee, Knoxville, TN, US Governors, Phil Bredesen, Madisonville, TN

Chattanoogan.com

Governor Haslam To Keynote Urban League Equal Opportunity Day Event

At the annual Equal Opportunity Day breakfast on Tuesday, Oct. 28, at 7:30 a.m. at the Chattanooga Convention Center, the Urban League will celebrate 32 years in the Chattanooga community and present awards to individual and corporate leaders who have championed equal opportunity, civil rights and social justice.

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Thu Sep 11, 2014

Chattanoogan.com

Federal Employees Assist 44 Agencies During Annual CFC Day Of Caring

"This year's theme is 'I Make it Possible' and that's the essence of what this campaign is all about," said Dan Traynor, corporate information officer at the Tennessee Valley Authority and chairman of the 2014 CFC.

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Chattanoogan.com

Governor Haslam Appoints 13 New Members To Higher Education Boards

Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam Thursday announced the appointments of 13 new members and two re-appointments to Tennessee's higher education boards.

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The Daily News

New Owner Files Loan on Dexter Road BP

The new owner of the BP gas station and convenience store at 7469 Dexter Road in unincorporated Northeast Shelby County near Cordova has filed a $1.4 million loan on the property. Shah Investment LLC which acquired the property in a Sept.

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WATE-TV Knoxville

Bikers ride through D.C. to honor 9/11 victims

Thousands of motorcyclists are headed for a rally in the nation's capital to honor victims of the Sept. 11 terror attacks 13 years ago.

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WKRN

Haslam to swear in Lee as Tenn. chief justice

Republican Gov. Bill Haslam plans to preside over an investiture ceremony for Sharon Lee as chief justice of the Tennessee Supreme Court in Knoxville next week. Lee will be the third woman to head the five-member high court, taking over from Justice Gary Wade.

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Wed Sep 10, 2014

The Daily News

Carr, Newsom and Richards Finalists for Chancery Court Judge

Three Memphis attorneys including two who ran for other divisions of Chancery Court on the August county general election ballot have been recommended for the Chancery Court Judge vacancy. Oscar Carr , Jim Newsom and Mike Richards are the finalists recommended Wednesday, Sept.

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Business Journal

Almost 200,000 have signed up for Arkansas' "private option"

This week, the Arkansas Department of Human Services announced that more than 194,000 people have enrolled in the state's "private option" Medicaid expansion program. The private option uses federal Medicaid dollars to buy private health insurance for low-income residents.

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Metropulse.com

For the past year Ia ve suspected Gov. Bill Haslam of dragging his...

For the past year I've suspected Gov. Bill Haslam of dragging his heels on extending health care coverage to uninsured Tennesseans below the poverty line. But I'm now persuaded that his administration has been striving to implement the kinds of health care reforms that he has set as prerequisites for doing so.

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Tue Sep 09, 2014

WTVC

Haslam failed to sign 79 bills in required time

Mistakes in Republican Gov. Bill Haslam's office caused 79 bills to become law without his signature and another 67 measures to be backdated to meet constitutional deadlines. The governor must either sign or veto bills within 10 days of receiving them from the Legislature, or they become law without his signature.

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