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8 min ago | WBIR-TV Knoxville

Death row inmates sue to stop electric chair 'torture'Death row...

Attorneys for the 10 death row inmates say Tennessee's alternative to lethal injection, the electric chair, is also unconstitutional.

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Related Topix: Prison, Violent Crime, US Governors, Shelbyville, TN

4 hrs ago | Lebanon Democrat

Field set for Nov. elections

Qualifications for the Nov. 4 elections ended Thursday, and there are plenty of local, state and national races to keep an eye on.

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Related Topix: Mount Juliet, TN, US Politics, US News, Representative Diane Black, Republican, US House of Representatives, Wilson County, TN, US Governors, Lamar Alexander, US Senate

8 hrs ago | Chattanoogan.com

Haslam Unveils Report From Task Force On Aging

In recognition of National Senior Citizens Day, Governor Bill Haslam on Friday unveiled a report by the Governor's Task Force on Aging aimed at serving the state's senior citizens more efficiently and effectively.

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Related Topix: US Governors, Tennessee, Non-Profit, Hamilton County, TN

12 hrs ago | Chattanoogan.com

Weekly Road Construction Report

U.S. 27 reconstruction project from Manufacturers Road to U.S. 127 : Weather permitting, the contractor may have lane closures throughout the project area on weeknights to perform road work.

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Related Topix: US Governors

16 hrs ago | The Daily News

Tennessee Now Seeks to Renovate Cordell Hull Building

Gov. Bill Haslam's administration is backing off earlier plans to demolish the 60-year-old Cordell Hull office building located next to the state Capitol in Nashville and instead hopes to renovate it.

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Related Topix: US Governors, Nashville, TN, Startups, Jones Lang LaSalle, Chattanooga, TN

Thu Aug 21, 2014

The Daily News

School Scores Provide Answers, Create More Questions

The last phase of the state's delayed rollout of achievement test scores came and went this week with a blur of percentages for hundreds of schools in Shelby County and explanations of success formulas for elementary and middle school students versus high school students.

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Related Topix: Shelby County, TN, Education Etc., US Governors

WAFF-TV Huntsville

Former Tenn. finance chief Emkes joins CCA board

Private prison operator Corrections Corporation of America has named former Tennessee finance chief Mark Emkes to its board of directors.

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Related Topix: Corrections Corporation of America, Security, Tennessee Government, Tennessee, US Governors

Chattanooga Times Free Press

Coonrippy challenges Haslam again

Mark "Coonrippy" Brown, distant runnerup to Gov. Bill Haslam in the Aug. 7 Republican gubernatorial primary, has had a bucket of ice water dumped on his head and challenged Haslam, Sen. Lamar and a Nashville radio talk show host to join him in accepting the ALS challenge.

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Chattanoogan.com

Shelbyville Soldier Missing For Nearly 70 Years To Be Laid To Rest

Gov. Bill Haslam and Department of Veterans Affairs Commissioner Many-Bears Grinder recognize the service and sacrifice of Private First Class Cecil E. Harris of Shelbyville.

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Related Topix: Media, Radio, National Public Radio, US Governors, Life, Veteran Affairs, Shelbyville, TN, US Military, US Army, Chattanooga, TN

The Leaf-Chronicle

Governor visits Hazelwood to give Reward School statusGovernor visits ...

Governor visits Hazelwood to give Reward School status Carmel, Norman Smith, Middle College also make state's list of top TCAP performers Check out this story on theleafchronicle.com: http://leafne.ws/VI7Qjg CLARKSVILLE, Tenn.

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Related Topix: Clarksville, TN, US Governors

WTVC

UAW says Volkswagen signups in Tenn. hit 670

A United Auto Workers leader says a new local in Chattanooga has signed up the equivalent of what would have been a winning margin for the union vote at Volkswagen's plant in Tennessee.

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

Scientific American

Why Community Colleges Should Be Free

Tennessee does not immediately come to mind as a progressive force in science and technical education.

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Related Topix: US Governors

Nashville Scene

How STRIVE Is Set To Become The New Great Hearts

The Metro School Board will vote on an appeal by the proposed STRIVE Collegiate Academy Thursday night at a specially called meeting, and if Tuesday's governance committee meeting is any indication, there will be some harsh words for Director of Schools Jesse Register.

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Related Topix: Nashville, TN, US Governors

Wed Aug 20, 2014

FITSNews

Tennessee Targets Gun Rights Group

The Tennessee Charitable Solicitations Division is attempting to reclassify political advocacy organizations as "charities" which would allow increased oversight into the operations of these organizations.

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Related Topix: US Governors

WKRN

Gov. Haslam launches Tennessee Promise program

Governor Bill Haslam launched the Tennessee Promise to Antioch High School's senior class last week.

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Related Topix: Tennessee, Tennessee Government, US Governors, Education Etc., Belmont University

Lebanon Democrat

Cumberland takes center stage

Mayor Philip Craighead presented coach Woody Hunt and the Bulldogs with a certificate honoring a day of recognition for the team from Gov. Bill Haslam.

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Business & Heritage Clarksville

Governor Haslam announces Safe Routes to School Grants for 17 communities

NASHVILLE: Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam today announced Safe Routes to School funding totaling $1.8 million for 17 municipalities in Tennessee.

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Related Topix: US Governors, Tennessee Government, Tennessee

WAFF-TV Huntsville

Tennessee News Minute

Gov. Bill Haslam has been visiting several schools throughout the state to promote his free tuition plan.

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Related Topix: US Governors, California City, CA, Federal Prisons, Prison, us Travel, Travel

WAFF-TV Huntsville

Easter named to Tennessee appeals court bench

Gov. Bill Haslam has named Circuit Judge Timothy Lee Easter of Brentwood to fill a criminal appeals court vacancy created by the retirement of Jerry L. Smith.

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

Tue Aug 19, 2014

Chattanoogan.com

Governor Haslam Launches Tennessee Promise At Red Bank High

Cleveland State Community College Sophomore Bryan Hidalgo speaks to RBHS about the Tennessee Promise while Governor Bill Haslam and other members of RBHS listen.

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Related Topix: US Governors, Bryan College, Hamilton County, TN

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