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3 hrs ago | The Car Connection

UAW Drops Fight For Re-Vote At Volkswagen's Tennessee Plant

The United Auto Workers has thrown in the towel -- in Tennessee, at least. According to Reuters , the union has backed away from its high-profile attempt to overturn a recent vote against unionization at a Volkswagen plant in Chattanooga, and many are wondering what this means for the future of the labor organization.

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

Tue Apr 22, 2014

WTVF Nashville

Tennessee Tech Makes Preparations To Legally Grow Medical Marijuana

Governor Haslam is expected to sign a bill that would allow a four-year study of medical marijuana and its treatment of epileptic seizures, and Tennessee Tech University has been chosen to grow the pot for the study.

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Related Topix: Marijuana, US Governors, Healthcare Law, Law

WGNS-AM Murfreesboro

State ECD Director Bill Hagerty Says Tennessee Ripe For More Jobs on Murfreesboro News and Radio

Tennessee's Economic Community Development Director Bill Hagerty gave a bright business future for this area to the Murfreesboro Rotary Club on Tuesday .

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Related Topix: US Governors

WATE-TV Knoxville

Murder suspect Shawn Smoot arrested for DUI in McMinn County

A drug bust last week led to Tuesday's seizure of 38 dogs from an alleged dog fighting ring in north Nashville.

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Related Topix: McMinn County, TN, Nashville, TN, US Governors

WATE-TV Knoxville

Rocky Top Crossfit on North Central Street to open its doors Monday

The new Rocky Top Crossfit on North Central Street off Magnolia is planning to open its doors to customers Monday.

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Related Topix: US Governors, Tennessee, Healthcare Law, Law, Loudon County, TN, University of Tennessee

The Daily News Journal

MTSU will not receive millions in recommended funding

MTSU, the University of Tennessee-Knoxville and Southwest Tennessee Community College are all facing cuts in their recommended funding.

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Related Topix: Tennessee, Knoxville, TN, University of Tennessee, US Governors, Lottery, Tennessee State University

Ledger-Enquirer.com

Democrats bemoan lack of Medicaid expansion

House Democratic Caucus Chairman Mike Turner of Nashville said Haslam's legislation to create a program that would cover tuition at two-year colleges for any high school graduate could have been his legacy, but it will be overshadowed by the failure to expand Medicaid.

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Related Topix: Healthcare Law, Law

Business Journal

Volkswagen talk returns to incentives

With the United Auto Workers union's decision Monday to drop its appeal of a Volkswagen unionization vote, conversation about the automaker's Chattanooga is returning to incentives.

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Related Topix: US Governors

Newms360.com

Bill Crawford: Mississippi out of community college spotlight

President Barack Obama last week announced the fourth and final installment of his $2 billion workforce development fund benefiting community colleges.

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Related Topix: Mississippi, US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, US Governors, Baldwyn, MS, Opinion

Mon Apr 21, 2014

Camp4u

This weeks legislative update.

Here are the rules for comments. Know them. Live them. http://lastcar.blogspot.com/2011/04/rules-for-comments.html?m=1 Cass with an interesting story of a PAC that advised people to give to the PAC instead of to a candidate's campaign directly; all the while the PAC's tre... This is a compilation of Tennessee news and political stories assembled ... (more)

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Related Topix: US Governors, Chattanooga, TN, Hillary Clinton, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Frank Lautenberg

WBIR-TV Knoxville

What tests do kids take? Post the list, TN tells schoolsWhat tests do ...

Parents in every public school system in Tennessee will be able to go online next year and review the assortment of different standardized tests their children will take during the coming year.

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Related Topix: Family, Kids, Standardized Testing, Education, Education Etc., Hohenwald, TN, US Governors

Columbia Daily Herald

Wellness Center hosts fundraiser

The Wellness &Aquatics Complex will host its first annual fundraising event featuring Gov. Bill Haslam on Monday, according to a press release.

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Related Topix: US Governors, Columbia, TN, Maury County, TN

Daily Kos

March Labor Organizing Saw 64% Success

March 2013 saw a 64% success rate for employees voting in favor of union representation.

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Related Topix: Illinois, US Governors, US News, Liberal Political News

Billboard

Country Hall of Fame Doubles in Size, Readies New Class of Inductees

Last week's Grand Opening ceremony at the Country Music Hall of Fame was celebrated in the fashion that one might expect in Nashville - with a lot of music from some of the city's heaviest hitters.

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WTVF Nashville

UAW Drops Appeal Of Volkswagen Vote

At the same time, the union called on Congress to specifically investigate Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam's use of federal funds as a part of a $300 million incentive package that his administration appeared to have used as leverage against the UAW.

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

WTVF Nashville

UAW to make case Monday for Volkswagen re-vote

A National Labor Relations Board hearing is scheduled to get underway on Monday about the United Auto Workers' claim that Republican politicians and outside groups unfairly influenced the outcome of a union election at the Volkswagen plant in Tennessee.

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

Sun Apr 20, 2014

Williamson Herald

Candidate Profile: Joseph "Woody" Woodruff

COMMUNITY ACTIVITIES: Franklin resident for 27 years; member, St. Paul's Episcopal; former board of directors, Heritage Foundation of Frankiln and Williamson County; artist member, Pull-Tight Players, and Nashville Shakespeare Festival board member; a founding board of directors Kids on Stage; campaign legal counsel to several gubernatorial, ... (more)

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Related Topix: Hospital Administration, Medicine, Community Health Care, Healthcare Industry, Franklin, TN, Williamson County, TN, US Governors

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

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

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

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