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Tennessee Senate Committee votes to fight Federal refugees coming here

Now goes to full vote in the state senate
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Governor and First Lady want Tennessee kids to Read to be Ready

First couple launches new literacy campaign this week
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Agency: Y-12’s lithium supply good through 2028

OAK RIDGE, Tenn. (AP) – The National Nuclear Security Administration says it has identified “other sources” of purified lithium for use in refurbishing nuclear warheads. The Knoxville News Sentinel (bit.ly/1Qh7tHZ) reports the update could alleviate concerns that the Y-12 nuclear weapons plant in Tennessee could run out of the material as early as 2018. Brigadier […]
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Huntsville Police Officer Arrested

MADISON, Ala. (AP) – Authorities say an off-duty Huntsville police officer has been charged with harassment. The Huntsville Police Department told Al.com (http://bit.ly/1oBXUam ) that the officer was arrested Saturday. The department says the officer has been placed on administrative leave pending the outcome of a thorough investigation. The name of the officer and details […]
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GA Student Dies on Field Trip to Belize

MARIETTA, Ga. (AP) – Cobb County School District officials say a student has died during a field trip to Belize. District spokeswoman Lauretta Hannon said in a statement that 32 students and six chaperones were visiting the Monkey Bay Wildlife Sanctuary and North Cobb High School freshman Tomari Aliijah Jackson was reported missing Saturday while […]
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Increase in Coyote Sightings in Alabama

DECATUR, Ala. (AP) – Coyote sightings have increased during the breeding season within the state. The Decatur Daily reports that Animal control officials say cats are a main food source for the predators, especially at this time of year. Interim director of Decatur Animal Services Danny Melson says the coyote issue is not as bad […]
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Lawmakers moving to allow gun carry permit holders to go armed at Legislative plaza

Critics wondered why lawmakers created an exemption for their workplace, but not ours.
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School Voucher Bill pulled again from Tennessee House

Is this finally it for the controversial education bill?
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University tuition freeze bill rolls on

Would mean student would pay the same tuition for entire 4 years
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School voucher bill comes up for vote in Tennessee House Thursday

Bill now only applies to 4 largest counties, including Hamilton