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  1. Tennessee Senate to Decide Fate of Haslam's Insure Tennessee ProposalRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | WTVC

    Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam's Insure Tennessee proposal is up for a key vote in the Senate Commerce Committee on Tuesday. The proposal to extend health coverage to 280,000 low-income Tennesseans was defeated in a special legislative session last month.

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  2. Red tape keeps Tennessee whiskey makers from going 'Full Throttle'Read the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | The Chronicle-Telegram

    TRIMBLE, Tenn. - Booze, bikes and rock 'n' roll. That's the plan for economic development in this otherwise sleepy town of Trimble, tucked away among the corn and soybean fields of northwestern Tennessee.

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  3. Actually, Tennessee and Indiana's Religious Freedom Acts are Different in Important WaysRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Nashville Scene

    In an editorial in the Tennessean , " How Tennessee and Indiana's religious freedom acts differ: Timing ," David Plazas explains how come we got ourselves a fancy religious freedom act back in 2009 without the backlash Indiana is seeing over theirs: When former Gov. Phil Bredesen signed Tennessee's Religious Freedom Restoration Act on July 1, 2009, it was a far different political environment than it was for Indiana Gov. Mike Pence who signed a similar law for his state last week. The boycotts and criticism that Pence is facing from businesses and individuals are a result of sweeping social and political change in six short years that he could not or did not want to recognize.

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  4. Dave Bing, Bob Lanier, many others: Farewell to Earl Lloyd, basketball's game-changing pioneerRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | The Post-Standard

    In 2003, at a Detroit Pistons playoff game, Earl Lloyd was honored for his induction into basketball's Hall of Fame. With him are Will Robinson , a longtime Pistons scout, and fellow Hall of Famers Bob Lanier and Dave Bing, both of whom saw Lloyd as a close friend and a mentor.

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  5. White House delivers $478 billion multi-year transportation plan to CongressRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Fleet Owner Magazine

    With federal funding for highways and transit facing a May expiration date, the Obama administration on Monday officially sent its half-billion dollar, six-year transportation plan to Congress. The spending guide , touted frequently by Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx as a "new and improved" version of last year's Grow America Act , relies on a change in the way corporations are taxed on overseas profits to make up for the shortfalls in gasoline and diesel taxes that support the Highway Trust Fund.

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  6. American Heart Association says Middle Tennessee is getting ready to...Read the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Clarksville Online

    We lose nearly 18,000 Tennesseans each year from heart diseases and stroke. Yet these are largely preventable through healthy living behaviors - like walking.

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  7. Distillers: Stiff whiskey law stifles town's boozy revivalRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | KOLD-TV Tucson

    By ERIK SCHELZIG Associated Press TRIMBLE, Tenn. - Booze, bikes and rock 'n' roll.

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  8. Mosquito GenericRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | WKRN

    With the weather starting to get warmer The Tennessee Department of Health is encouraging everyone to protect themselves from mosquitoes that could be carrying the Chikungunya virus. In 2014 Tennessee had its first confirmed case and since then 42 other cases have been confirmed all of which involved travel outside of the state, according to the health department.

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  9. News briefs from around Tennessee at 1:58 a.m. EDTRead the original story

    5 hrs ago | Washington Times

    Gov. Bill Haslam on Monday urged fellow Republicans to look beyond political considerations as they prepare to vote on a revived version of his Insure Tennessee proposal. Haslam told reporters that he spent the weekend talking to fellow Republicans on the state Senate Commerce Committee who are scheduled to vote Tuesday on the proposal to extend health coverage to 280,000 low-income Tennesseans.

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  10. Nashville Web Design Company Announces New Site Launch For Pediatrics DoctorRead the original story

    6 hrs ago | Digital Post Production

    GoHooper.com announces new website for Grace Pediatrics. Grace Pediatrics currently has three locations providing medical care to infants, children and adolescents and partners with parents to achieve optimum health for their children.

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  11. YAD Consulting President Erin Coleman Lobbies During Associated...Read the original story

    6 hrs ago | PRWeb

    The Associated General Contractors of Tennessee lobbied for and against a number of bills at the "Day on the Hill". YAD President Erin Coleman participated in the pro and con discussions.

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  12. Tennessee Department of Health urges Travelers to Protect Themselves from MosquitoesRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Clarksville Online

    The Tennessee Department of Health is reminding vacation and business travelers about the importance of protecting themselves from mosquitoes that may transmit chikungunya virus and other mosquito-borne illnesses like dengue. The first confirmed case of chikungunya virus disease in Tennessee occurred in 2014; since then 42 additional cases have been documented, all involving travel outside the state.

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  13. Tennessee Justice Center gathers support foraRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | The Jackson Sun

    Tennessee Justice Center gathers support for Insure Tenn. The Senate Commerce Committee will vote on a resolution at 3:30 p.m. Tuesday Check out this story on jacksonsun.com: Tralisa Haggard, right, listens to a speaker outside the Senate chamber during a rally to show of support for Gov. Bill Haslam's Insure Tennessee plan on Monday in Nashville.

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  14. Maryland knocks off Tennessee 58-48 in regional finalRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | WUSA-TV Washington

    Maryland knocks off Tennessee 58-48 in regional final Top-seeded Maryland advanced to its second straight Final Four with a 58-48 win over Tennessee on Monday. Check out this story on WUSA9.com: http://on.wusa9.com/1bLuLD3 Maryland guard Laurin Mincy celebrates the Terps' 58-48 win over Tennessee.

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  15. Planters Bank to show Pen and Ink Drawings "Simple Tennessee Pleasures" by Janet FeltsRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Clarksville Online

    The Planters Bank-Hilldale Gallery will feature "Pen & Ink Drawings" showing simple pleasures in Tennessee by native Clarksvillian Janet Jones Felts from Thursday, April 2nd - Wednesday, May 6th. Felts' realistic reflections on life are revealed in the exhibit's 12 black and white drawings.

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  16. UTC Soccer Adds McCollum TransferRead the original story

    10 hrs ago | Chattanoogan.com

    University of Tennessee at Chattanooga women's soccer head coach Gavin McKinney made another addition to the 2015 roster with transfer Peyton McCollum.

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  17. City Council has work session on charterRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | The Leaf-Chronicle

    City Council has work session on charter Amended document up for a vote Thursday Check out this story on theleafchronicle.com: http://leafne.ws/1CqYc63 Monday's marathon City Council work session on proposed changes to the Clarksville city charter made it abundantly clear to council members and the attending public that Thursday's council meeting will come with plenty of council amendments and pushback on various components of the 67-page document. With four new members on the City Council, Mayor Kim McMillan is again striving to get changes approved that she has said would modernize the outdated charter.

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  18. State school district still needs workRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | The Coastal Courier

    Editor's note: The Opportunity School District legislation was approved by the House on Wednesday, but with some differences from the Senate version. So now a conference committee will have to work out the differences before it goes to the governor.

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  19. TN is one of 20 states with "Religious Freedom Restoration Act"Read the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | WBIR-TV Knoxville

    When Gov. Phil Bredesen signed this bill in July 2009, very few states recognized same-sex marriages. Now 37 states allow it, so 1 organization says Indiana's controversy all stems from timing.

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  20. Tennessee Department of Health warns of chikungunya virusRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | WBIR-TV Knoxville

    With warmer weather comes the rearrival of disease-carrying insects such as mosquitoes, which is why the Tennessee Department of Health is urging Tennessee Department of Health warns of chikungunya virus With warmer weather comes the rearrival of disease-carrying insects such as mosquitoes, which is why the Tennessee Department of Health is urging Check out this story on WBIR.com: http://on.wbir.com/1bKML0d West Nile virus is most commonly transmitted to humans by mosquitoes. You can reduce your risk of being infected with WNV by using insect repellent and wearing protective clothing to prevent mosquito bites.

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