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3D print technology provides 'robohand' to 7-year-old girl

3D print technology provides 'robohand' to 7-year-old girl

March 31st, 2015 9:29 pm by JOHN ROGERS, Associated Press

Seven-year-old Faith Lennox never thought much about putting a prosthetic limb where her missing left hand had once been.

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Haslam's Insure Tennessee plan fails again

Haslam's Insure Tennessee plan fails again

March 31st, 2015 6:37 pm by Associated Press

Republican Gov. Bill Haslam's Insure Tennessee proposal has failed once again.

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Tri-Cities health systems quiet as merger meeting looms

Tri-Cities health systems quiet as merger meeting looms

March 31st, 2015 5:03 pm by Nathan Baker

As unconfirmed rumors of a merger between the region's only health care systems continue to swirl, those with the ability to confirm or dispel the business transaction are keeping latex-gloved fingers firmly pressed to their lips.

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Indiana governor wants changes to religious-objections law

Indiana governor wants changes to religious-objections law

March 31st, 2015 4:08 pm by TOM DAVIES and ANDREW DeMILLO, Associated Press

Mike Pence says he wants to clarify that the state's new religious-freedom law does not allow discrimination against gays and lesbians.

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3D print technology provides 'robohand' to 7-year-old girl

3D print technology provides 'robohand' to 7-year-old girl

March 31st, 2015 3:56 pm by JOHN ROGERS, Associated Press

She lost part of her left arm when she was a baby.

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Tennessee school voucher bill passes Senate

Tennessee school voucher bill passes Senate

March 30th, 2015 9:16 pm by Associated Press

Legislation that would give parents the option to move a child from a failing public school to a private school has passed the Senate.

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House OKs bill to allow permit holders to be armed in parks

House OKs bill to allow permit holders to be armed in parks

March 30th, 2015 9:14 pm by Associated Press

The House has passed a bill to strip city and county governments of the power to ban guns in parks, playgrounds and sports fields.

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Haslam urges lawmakers to look beyond politics on Medicaid

Haslam urges lawmakers to look beyond politics on Medicaid

March 30th, 2015 9:12 pm by ERIK SCHELZIG, Associated Press

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.

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Indiana lawmakers try to quiet firestorm surrounding new law

Indiana lawmakers try to quiet firestorm surrounding new law

March 30th, 2015 9:08 pm by TOM DAVIES, Associated Press

Gov. Mike Pence called off public appearances Monday and sports officials planned an "Indy Welcomes All" campaign ahead of this weekend's NCAA Final Four in Indianapolis as lawmakers scrambled to quiet the firestorm over a new law that has much of the cou

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Obama: Politicians should carry themselves more like Kennedy

Obama: Politicians should carry themselves more like Kennedy

March 30th, 2015 9:05 pm by DAVID ESPO, Associated Press and NEDRA PICKLER, Associated Press

President Barack Obama summoned today's quarrelsome political leaders on Monday to emulate the late Sen. Edward M. Kennedy in the pursuit of compromise, and said a new institute that bears the longtime Massachusetts senator's name can be as much an antido

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