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State lawmakers considering move to building once set for tear-down

State lawmakers considering move to building once set for tear-down

April 23rd, 2015 12:57 pm by Erik Schelzig, Associated Press

Tennessee lawmakers are mulling a move out of their underground office complex to a building next to the Capitol that until recently was designated for demolition.

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Gov. Haslam to consider speed-enforcement camera ban

Gov. Haslam to consider speed-enforcement camera ban

April 23rd, 2015 10:11 am by Associated Press

Legislation that seeks to ban speed-limit enforcement cameras in Tennessee is headed to the governor for his consideration

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UPDATED: U.S. forces kill American, Italian hostages held by al-Qaida

UPDATED: U.S. forces kill American, Italian hostages held by al-Qaida

April 23rd, 2015 10:02 am by Associated Press

President Barack Obama said he took "full responsibility" for the counterterror missions and offered his "grief and condolences" to the families of the hostages.

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One dead after shooting in SE Tennessee

One dead after shooting in SE Tennessee

April 23rd, 2015 9:45 am by Chattanooga Times Free Press

Whitwell is just west of Chattanooga.

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School board readies budget for City Commission, cites lack of state and federal funding

School board readies budget for City Commission, cites lack of state and federal funding

April 23rd, 2015 9:37 am by Tony Casey

In a dress rehearsal of the budget presentation they will make to the Johnson City Commission at 4 p.m. on April 30, the Johnson City Board of Education made additions, alterations and clarifications in exactly how its members will the case for asking for

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Man who shot Reagan seeks to live outside mental hospital

Man who shot Reagan seeks to live outside mental hospital

April 22nd, 2015 3:49 pm by JESSICA GRESKO, Associated Press

The would-be assassin of President Ronald Reagan is "clinically ready" to live fulltime outside a mental hospital, his lawyer argued in federal court on Wednesday.

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Tennessee tuition equality bill likely dead in state legislature

Tennessee tuition equality bill likely dead in state legislature

April 22nd, 2015 1:39 pm by Associated Press

A proposal that would allow immigrant students lawfully in the United States to be eligible for in-state tuition is likely dead this session after failing in the House.

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Tennessee school voucher proposal fails again

Tennessee school voucher proposal fails again

April 21st, 2015 9:03 pm by LUCAS L. JOHNSON II, Associated Press

A proposal that would let parents move a child from a failing public school in Tennessee to a private school with funding from the state has failed this year - for the third consecutive Tennessee General Assembly session.

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Licensing-restriction abortion bill headed to governor

Licensing-restriction abortion bill headed to governor

April 21st, 2015 1:15 pm by Associated Press

Legislation that would place licensing restrictions on abortion clinics is headed to the governor for his consideration.

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Nissan launches redesigned flagship sedan at Tenn. plant

Nissan launches redesigned flagship sedan at Tenn. plant

April 21st, 2015 1:05 pm by Erik Schelzig, Associated Press

Nissan launched production Tuesday of the redesigned Maxima sedan at a ceremony at the Japanese automaker's sprawling Tennessee plant.

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