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5 hrs ago | 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.


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

9 hrs ago | 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.


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

13 hrs ago | 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."


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

17 hrs ago | 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.


Related Topix: US Governors, White House, TN

20 hrs ago | 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.


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

21 hrs ago | 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.


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

Mon Jul 28, 2014


Are the Hamptons the Next Sanctuary City?

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


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.


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.


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

News Max

Cutler: Obama Can't Be Trusted with Emergency Funding Money

Unless Congress sets strict parameters about how the Obama administration spends any money appropriated to deal with the border crisis, Congress should not give the president a nickel, former DEA and INS officer Michael Cutler said on Newsmax TV 's "America's Forum" on Monday.


Related Topix: US News, US Politics, US Senate, Republican, John Cornyn, US Governors

The Jackson Sun

Tennessee urges residents to vote earlyTennessee urges residents to...

Tennessee urges residents to vote early Early voting helps people avoid long lines and late returns on election day.

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Related Topix: US Governors, Knoxville, TN, Nashville, TN

Sun Jul 27, 2014

USA Today

Gun makers' exodus benefits Tennessee

For more than a century, the stretch of New England along the Connecticut River has been known as "Gun Valley" for its heavy concentration of firearms manufacturers.


Related Topix: US Governors, New York, Texas Government, Texas, Rick Perry

Knoxville News Sentinel

Knox judicial candidates eye better efficiency A death, resignation...

A death, resignation and retirement of three judges during the past eight years will result in a new chapter in Knox County's Criminal and Sessions courts when voters decide winners in competitive races on Aug. 7. Much of the past eight-year period became controversial when then-Criminal Court Judge Richard Baumgartner resigned and pleaded guilty ... (more)


Related Topix: Prison, Knox County, TN, US Governors, Tennessee State University

Washington Examiner

Strict anti-gun laws are costing blue states gunmakers' business

Beretta USA announced last week that it will relocate from Maryland to Tennessee , explaining that stringent gun laws supported by Democratic Gov. Martin O'Malley would make it nearly impossible for the company to manufacture or sell many of its products in the Old Line State.


Related Topix: US Governors, Martin O'Malley, Guns, IGN Entertainment, Fox Interactive Media, Accokeek, MD

Hazlewood Supports Haslam Demand For Answers In Unaccompanied Minors

Republican Tennessee House candidate Patsy Hazlewood applauded Governor Bill Haslam's demand for answers of the Barack Obama Administration after data posted Thursday indicate that 760 unaccompanied illegal minors "have been released by the Office of Refugee Resettlement to sponsors in Tennessee."


Related Topix: Immigration Reform, US Governors, Healthcare Law, Law

Sat Jul 26, 2014

An Open Letter To Tennesseans

We are incredibly fortunate to live in a state in which companies worldwide are clamoring to establish a presence.

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Related Topix: Tennessee, Chattanooga, TN, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Bob Corker, Lamar Alexander, US Governors

Clarksville Online

Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam announces new state Veterans cemetery

Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam and Department of Veterans Affairs Commissioner Many-Bears Grinder today announced the future site of the fifth state veterans cemetery will be in Parkers Crossroads.


Related Topix: Tennessee, US Governors, Parkers Crossroads, TN, Somerville, TN, Henderson County, TN, Nashville, TN


Haslam sends letter to president about minors

In a letter to President Barack Obama, Gov. Bill Haslam says his administration should have been informed about the placement of 760 unaccompanied immigrant children in Tennessee.


Related Topix: US Governors, US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, Tennessee Government, Tennessee

Christian Science Monitor

Governors chafe at quiet dispersion of child border crossers

Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam, seen here in Knoxville, Tenn., after voting in the state primary election in June, has spoken out against the quiet transfer of undocumented migrant children to his state by federal authorities.


Related Topix: US Governors, Immigration Reform, Chris Christie, US News


Of course Obama is sending illegal aliens here.

Here are the rules for comments. Know them. Live them. It's been a brutal first week of early voting at the polls.


Related Topix: US News, Illegal Immigration, US Governors, Greeneville, TN