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  1. Gov. Haslam makes his pitch for Medicaid expansion - and his timing couldn't be betterRead the original story w/Photo

    29 min ago | Nashville Scene

    In August, when Gov. Bill Haslam announced that his administration would soon be sending a Tennessee-specific Medicaid expansion plan to the federal government, he acknowledged at least one reason it had taken so long. In response to activists calling on him to "set politics aside," Haslam - who has never seemed to relish the political side of his job - essentially said it couldn't be done.

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  2. Middle Tennessee mayors urge road funding fixRead the original story

    55 min ago | WAFF-TV Huntsville

    A group representing 40 mayors in Middle Tennessee is urging Republican Gov. Bill Haslam and state lawmakers to find new sources of revenue to pay for transportation needs. The Tennessean reports that the Middle Tennessee Mayor Caucus listed transportation revenue as its top state priority for the upcoming legislative session.

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  3. News briefs from around Tennessee at 1:58 a.m. ESTRead the original story

    1 hr ago | Washington Times

    A baby and toddler were found dead inside a home Wednesday, and authorities said they were not sure how they died. Greeneville Police Det.

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  4. Ice-cold Stanford women lose to Chattanooga 54-46Read the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | SFGate

    Chattanooga's Ka'Vonne Towns defends Stanford's Amber Orrange during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game Wednesday, Dec. 17, 2014, in Chattanooga, Tenn. Chattanooga won 54-46.

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  5. Clarksville Montgomery County area TDOT Maintenance Work starting December 18th, 2014Read the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Clarksville Online

    The Tennessee Department of Transportation reports that on Thursday, December 18th through Monday, December 22nd, from 9:00am-3:00pm, , there will be alternating lane closures on SR 13 in both directions, from MM 17 to MM 18, for bridge inspection on C.C. McClure Bridge.

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  6. Behavioral health expert to head new psychiatric hospitalRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Dec 13 | SouthCoastToday.com

    William A. Parsons, Jr. has been named chief executive officer of the new psychiatric hospital expected to open next fall. Parsons will oversee the 120-bed hospital currently under construction at 581 Faunce Corner Road.

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  7. A Surprise Consensus in Tennessee GovernmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 28, 2014 | The Memphis Flyer

    Events in Tennessee state government were on center stage this week, with the convening of the Tennessee General Assembly just around the next turn of the calendar. The big political/governmental news of the week was, beyond doubt, Governor Bill Haslam 's announcement of a provisional agreement with the federal government on an alternative Tennessee plan for Medicaid expansion in Tennessee.

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  8. Deployed Airman Dressed as Santa Claus Surprises SonRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | KNEB-AM Scottsbluff

    The 6-year-old was surprised at his school Tuesday by his dad, a member of the U.S. Air Force who dressed as Santa Claus, white beard and all, for the surprise. Aaron's dad, Senior Airman Nicholas Williams, is in the middle of a year-long deployment to South Korea, so Aaron thought his dad would not be home to celebrate Christmas.

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  9. Top 25 Women's CapsulesRead the original story

    5 hrs ago | Washington Times

    Tiffany Mitchell made six 3-pointers and scored 20 points, helping No. 1 South Carolina beat Hampton 69-49 on Wednesday night.

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  10. Chattanooga stuns No. 7 Stanford, 54-46Read the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | The Times Leader

    Chattanooga Lady Mocs Moses Johnson celebrates beating Stanford in an NCAA college basketball game Wednesday in Chattanooga, Tenn. Chattanooga won the game 54-46.

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  11. Chattanooga women stun No. 7 Stanford 54-46Read the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    Chattanooga Lady Mocs Moses Johnson celebrates beating Stanford in an NCAA college basketball game Wednesday, Dec. 17, 2014, in Chattanooga, Tenn. Chattanooga won the game 54-46.

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  12. Calls for pension investigationRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | News 4 Jax

    VIDEO: State Representative Janet Adkins sent a letter to Governor Scott in an effort to start an investigation to see if the pension fund in question has been mismanaged and see if any laws have been broken in the process. LIVES IN TENNESSEE.

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  13. No. 7 Stanford loses 54-46 to ChattanoogaRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | NewsOK.com

    The seventh-ranked Cardinal shot just 27.7 percent Wednesday and fell 54-46 to Chattanooga, their first regular-season non-conference loss to an unranked opponent in 14 years. Stanford's Taylor Greenfield keeps the ball from Chattanooga's Chelsey Shumpert during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game Wednesday, Dec. 17, 2014, in Chattanooga, Tenn.

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  14. Weaver Named BlueCross Director Of Infrastructure Engineering ServicesRead the original story

    8 hrs ago | Chattanoogan.com

    BlueCross BlueShield of Tennessee has named Jennifer Weaver as director of infrastructure engineering services.

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  15. Help Offered For Tennesseans Suffering From Seasonal Affective DisorderRead the original story

    8 hrs ago | Chattanoogan.com

    Based on national estimates, thousands of Tennesseans struggle through the cold and dreary winter season with feelings of prolonged sadness.

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  16. Warren Jasper Named Brigadier General Wendell H. Gilbert Tennessee State Veterans Home AdministratorRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Chattanoogan.com

    Tennessee Department of Veterans Affairs Commissioner Many-Bears Grinder and Tennessee State Veterans Home Executive Director Ed Harries announced that Warren Anthony Jasper will be the Brigadier General Wendell H. Gilbert Tennessee State Veterans Home Administrator.

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  17. Red Bank Updating Court Software; Sets Hotel Tax Though City Still Waiting For HotelRead the original story

    8 hrs ago | Chattanoogan.com

    City Manager Randall Smith told the Red Bank Commissioners that the court clerk and deputy clerk are in dire need of upgraded court software.

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  18. Gov. Haslam drums up support for Insure Tennessee planRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | WKRN

    Governor Bill Haslam will be getting plenty of help when he attempts to win legislative approval for the plan called Insure Tennessee that would provide health care for 200,000 low income Tennesseans. "They volunteered themselves but, obviously, we will be working alongside of them as we try to get it passed," said the governor about the group.

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  19. 2 babies die in Tennessee home; cause unclearRead the original story

    9 hrs ago | The Las Vegas Sun

    Tennessee police say a baby and toddler have been found dead inside a home, but authorities are not sure how they died. Greeneville Police Det.

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  20. Candice McQueen named new Tennessee education commissionerRead the original story

    10 hrs ago | WBIR-TV Knoxville

    Lipscomb University Senior Vice President Candice McQueen is Gov. Bill Haslam's pick to fill Tennessee's high-profile education commissioner position Candice McQueen named new Tennessee education commissioner Lipscomb University Senior Vice President Candice McQueen is Gov. Bill Haslam's pick to fill Tennessee's high-profile education commissioner position Check out this story on WBIR.com: http://on.wbir.com/1DPLkKf Lipscomb University Senior Vice President Candice McQueen is Gov. Bill Haslam's pick to fill Tennessee's high-profile education commissioner position at a time when public schools have never been more debated here.

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