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Sen. Bo Watson backing teacher’s choice with TNReady results

NASHVILLE — Senate Speaker Bo Watson (R-Hixson) expressed his support today for legislation giving teachers and principals the choice to include or exclude student’s TNReady results from faculty evaluations. “I’m as frustrated and aggravated as everyone else,” said Sen. Watson. “We need to alleviate the concerns expressed by students, teachers, principals and parents about this test, which […]
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Judge refuses to overturn death penalty for youngest woman ever given the sentence in Tennessee

Christa Gail Pike was convicted of torturing and killing another teenage girl at a Jobs Corps program in Knoxville in 1995
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Tennessee lawmakers reconsider changes to child safety seat law

House reconsiders the bill they already passed that could force 12 year olds back into the seats
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Proposed Bill would increase yellow light time in TN

NASHVILLE (News Channel 5)  – A bill in legislature would increase the minimum amount of time a light could be yellow on a traffic signal in Tennessee from three seconds to five seconds. The bill, sponsored by republican state representative Andy Holt of Dresden, was discussed in committee Wednesday. It was proposed with the intention […]
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310 pounds of marijuana seized in Nashville traffic stop

NASHVILLE, Tenn. – A 65-year-old woman has been arrested after investigators recovered more than 300 pounds of marijuana during a traffic stop. Officials with Metro Nashville Police said Deborah Berrelleza was taken into custody after being pulled over by officers. Agents with the Drug Enforcement Administration alerted the Tennessee Highway Patrol that a couple of […]
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Tennessee says its new “Soundtrack of America, Made in Tennessee” campaign is paying off

Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam announced the results of a return on investment study on the “Soundtrack of America, Made in Tennessee” brand campaign, during a special event at Tennessee Hospitality & Tourism Association’s Day on the Hill.
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Georgia and Tennessee rank among top 5 states for wind damage claims by State Farm

Georgia is a close second to Texas for most claims
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Nashville resident shoots & kills suspected burglar

Resident says man was walking around his apartment when he shot him
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Tennessee Senate Committee narrowly votes down bill to allow anyone to carry handguns in public

Sen. Todd Gardenhire chooses not to break 4-4 tie in committee vote
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Looking Ahead to March 9, 2016

Here are some of the stories we're following: A chicken nugget recall, a possible gas tax hike in TN, and a Vanderbilt student killed overseas