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By admin On Thursday, April 20th, 2017
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Commission will meet to interview 6 applicants for judge

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - The Trial Court Vacancy Commission will meet on May 1 to consider six applicants to fill the seat of retiring Sullivan County Circuit Court Judge R. Jerry Beck. The attorneys who have applied More...

By admin On Thursday, April 20th, 2017
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House to vote on permit 23-hour alcohol at 2 Nashville bars

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - The Tennessee House is scheduled to vote Thursday on a bill that would allow two Nashville bars to serve alcohol for 23 hours a day. The bill sponsored by Republican Rep. Sanderson of Kenton More...

By admin On Wednesday, April 19th, 2017
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Tennessee Senate committee passes abortion bill

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - A bill that would ban most abortions at 20 weeks has passed in a Senate committee, despite Tennessee's attorney general calling the measure "constitutionally suspect." Doctors who violated More...

By admin On Tuesday, April 18th, 2017
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Handgun permit fine bill fails in the Senate

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - A bill that would have reduced the penalty for carrying a handgun without a gun permit appears to have failed for the year. The measure, sponsored by Sen. Frank Nicely, a Republican from More...

By admin On Tuesday, April 18th, 2017
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Effort to ban open alcohol containers in cars dead for year

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - Republican Gov. Bill Haslam's proposal to ban open alcohol bottles or cans in vehicles traveling on Tennessee roads has failed for the year. Tennessee currently bans drivers from drinking More...

By admin On Monday, April 17th, 2017
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Film producer takes aim at tech giants in new book

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - The executive producer of a documentary hailed as one of the best rock films of all time is coming to Nashville to discuss his new book that accuses tech giants of threatening the future More...

By admin On Monday, April 17th, 2017
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Tennessee joins states urging court to reinstate travel ban

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - Tennessee is joining more than a dozen other states in urging an appeals court to reinstate President Donald Trump's revised travel ban. State Senate Majority Leader Mark Norris, a Collierville More...

By admin On Sunday, April 16th, 2017
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Lawsuit accused company of exploiting foreign workers

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - A Guatemalan man and two of his former co-workers have filed a federal lawsuit against a Murfreesboro landscaping company, accusing the firm of trafficking immigrants for forced labor. The More...

By admin On Saturday, April 15th, 2017
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Southern Indiana library gets $2.3M from teacher’s estate

NASHVILLE, Ind. (AP) - The public library in rural southern Indiana is receiving $2.3 million from the estate of a high school business teacher. The money was left to the Brown County Public Library by Tesh Wickard, More...

By admin On Friday, April 14th, 2017
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Worker killed in accident at Nashville packaging plant

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - Authorities say the death of a worker at a packaging plant has been classified as an accident. The Metropolitan Nashville Police Department says 51-year-old Timothy Evans died Wednesday at More...