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3 hrs ago | WBIR-TV Knoxville

Governor emerged as winner as legislative session ends

Lawmakers wrapped up a fast - and often fractious - session on Thursday, returning home to their districts for good after three months at the state Lawmakers wrapped up a fast - and often fractious - session on Thursday, returning home to their districts for good after three months at the state Capitol.

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Related Topix: US Governors, Tennessee, School Vouchers, Education

7 hrs ago | Shooting Industry

Is The South Becoming The New Gun Valley?

Is the heart of U.S. firearms manufacturing migrating to the South? It looks that way as numerous firearms companies have either moved or expanded their operations in Southern states.

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Related Topix: Mayodan, NC, Pat McCrory, US Governors, Robert Bentley

11 hrs ago | The Leaf-Chronicle

Guest Editorial: Bill to delay core testing deserves a quick veto

The Johnny Come Latelies in the General Assembly had more than three years to involve themselves in this issue, and failed to do so.

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Related Topix: US Governors, Education Etc., Opinion

15 hrs ago | Cybergrass

Are You Ready for the New Country Music Hall of Fame?

The Country Music Hall of FameA and Museum celebrated a major milestone Tuesday afternoon, April 15, as it unveiled its 210,000-square-foot expansion, more than doubling the size of its iconic home in downtown Nashville.

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Related Topix: US Governors, Taylor Swift, Theater, Arts

Sat Apr 19, 2014

Optometric Management

:: Tennessee governor mulls bill enabling O.D.s to use injectable anesthesia

At press time, Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam awaited the final form of bill SB220/HB555 that, if signed into law, would permit Tennessee O.D.s to use injectable anesthesia for the eyelid.

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Related Topix: US Governors, Healthcare Law, Law

Lebanon Democrat

State passes meth bill

The Tennessee General Assembly finished up Thursday, but not before passing a bill that would limit sales of cold medications containing pseudoephedrine.

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Related Topix: Drugs, US Governors, Collierville, TN

Cleveland Daily Banner

Bradley County exempted from liquor tax legislation

The Tennessee General Assembly passed a bill addressing liquor-by-the-drink tax distribution on Thursday, the final day of the legislative session.

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Related Topix: Bradley County, TN, Hamilton County, TN, Chattanooga, TN, US Governors, Cleveland, TN

WBIR-TV Knoxville

Local felons hopeful as jobs bill heads to governor

A bill that makes it easier for some felons to find jobs is at the governor's desk.

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Related Topix: Ten Mile, TN, US Governors, Roane County, TN

Fri Apr 18, 2014

WBIR-TV Knoxville

Keeping "Tennessee Promise" requires volunteera

Governor Bill Haslam made a promise in February to provide free community college to graduating high school students.

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Related Topix: Knoxville, TN, US Governors, Education Etc., Non-Profit

Norwalk Citizen News

Bill would punish drug-using pregnant women

Opponents of a Tennessee bill that would punish pregnant women who abuse narcotics say it will have the unintended consequence of hurting the very people it's supposed to protect: the babies.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Tennessee Government, Tennessee, US Governors

Sunherald.com

Some fear bill will hurt babies born addicted

Doctors and women's rights advocates have called on Gov. Bill Haslam to veto a bill that would allow women to be charged with assault if they abuse narcotics while pregnant and then give birth to a child who is dependent on drugs.

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Related Topix: Drugs, US Governors

Washington Examiner

House Dems demand Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam turn over documents on union bid

Rep. George Miller, ranking Democrat on the House Education and the Workforce Committee, sent a letter to Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam on Wednesday demanding "all communications" between state government officials, Volkswagen and any "third parties" regarding any proposed state financial incentives relating to the German automaker's Chattanooga ... (more)

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Related Topix: US Governors, George Miller, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, John Tierney

Greenwich Citizen

News briefs from around Tennessee at 1:58 a.m. EDT

State lawmakers concluded a session Thursday in which they approved measures to allow folks to buy wine in grocery stores, fight methamphetamine production and give high school graduates free tuition at community colleges.

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Related Topix: US Governors, US News, Nashville, TN, Vanderbilt University, ATF

WBIR-TV Knoxville

Electric chair bill heads to Gov. Haslam's desk

A view of the death chamber from the witness room at the Southern Ohio Correctional Facility shows an electric chair and gurney August 29, 2001 in Lucasville, Ohio.

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Related Topix: US Governors, Prison, State Prisons, Southern Ohio Correctional Facility, Nashville, TN

Thu Apr 17, 2014

The Leaf-Chronicle

108th General Assembly adjourns for year

State lawmakers concluded a session Thursday in which they approved measures to allow folks to buy wine in grocery stores, fight methamphetamine production and give high school graduates free tuition at community colleges.

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Related Topix: Tennessee Government, Tennessee, US Governors, US News, Education, School Vouchers

The Daily News

Bill Makes Changes to State Textbook Commission

Legislation that makes changes to the process for selecting books for public schools is headed to Republican Gov. Bill Haslam's desk.

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WTVF Nashville

Measure To Allow Electric Chair In Tennessee Headed To Governor's Desk

Tennessee could electrocute death row inmates if lethal injection drugs are unavailable under legislation that's headed for Republican Governor Bill Haslam's desk.

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Chattanoogan.com

Leitner, Williams, Dooley & Napolitan Welcome Attorneys Hoey And Dalton

Leitner, Williams, Dooley & Napolitan, PLLC welcomed two attorneys in April. Attorney Charles G. Hoey joins the Atlanta office as Of Counsel, and Attorney Dana S. Dalton joins the Knoxville office as Of Counsel.

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

WTVF Nashville

Anti-Meth Bill Headed Towards Showdown

Wednesday, the House refused to go along with the Senate version of Gov. Bill Haslam's proposal to set tighter annual limits on the amount of cold and allergy medicines used to make meth that can be bought without a prescription.

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Related Topix: US Governors, Cottontown, TN, Dresden, TN, Lipscomb University, McEwen, TN

WKRN

Tenn. lawmakers head into final day of session

Members will also be meeting in conference committees to hammer out differences on key legislation, like Gov. Bill Haslam's proposal to limit the sale of cold and allergy medicines used to make meth.

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Related Topix: US Governors, Tennessee Government, Tennessee

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