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GOP presents health care reform

MAHALIA SMITH | CONTRIBUTING WRITER Republican House members released the details of the American Health Care Act or ACHA, a bill to replace the Affordable Care Act on March 6. The bill is struggling in the House, with critics on both sides of the aisle opposing the bill. As written, ...

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Clarksville senator eyed for position in Trump administration

Sen. Mark Green is under serious consideration by President Donald Trump to be appointed the new secretary of the Army, according to The Tennessean. Green launched his bid for Governor of Tennessee Jan. 5. Trump’s previous nomination for the position, Vincent Viola, withdrew his nomination citing numerous conflicts of interest. ...

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SGA votes to add surveillance cameras to student housing

SGA voted in unanimous support of Sen. Jaden Davidson’s Resolution No. 31, which calls for the installation of additional surveillance cameras at Blount, Sevier and Harvill residence halls, during their meeting on Wednesday, March 15. Davidson said he authored the legislation in reaction to cases of theft and vandalism outside ...

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7 days of Trump: is America great again?

The Donald Trump presidency is now a week old and already we are seeing sweeping changes from the New York billionaire. Trump wasted no time in trying to implement his campaign promises through numerous executive orders (17 so far). Trump has yet to introduce any piece of legislation to Congress, ...

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Timeline of inauguration events Friday

Timeline of Friday’s events as Donald Trump is inaugurated president of the United States: BEFORE THE CEREMONY — 7:30 a.m.: Donald and Melania Trump attend service at St. John’s Church — 8:40 a.m.: President Barack Obama and first lady Michelle Obama welcome the Trumps to the White House — 8:45 ...

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Student Tribunal Rejects SGA’s Attempt to Monitor SOC Expenses

Chief Justice Lane Chisenhall announced that Student Tribunal has rejected Sen. Thomas Murphy’s Act. No. 7 that gives SGA power to vote on Student Organization Council expenditures. “Tribunal felt like it was a little vague. Wasn’t transparent or just clear with the instructions on that. And then felt like it ...

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