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GOP preparing for Senate health care vote, amid differences

WASHINGTON (AP) — Republicans are getting ready for Senate votes on legislation scuttling former President Barack Obama’s health care law, Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said Tuesday among growing indications that the climactic vote could occur next week. “The Senate will soon have a chance to turn the page on this ...

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Undocumented Tenn. residents want in-state tuition

Non-profit Tennessee Immigrant and Refugee Rights Coalition, or TIRRC, encouraged APSU students to lobby for undocumented Tennessee residents’ right for in-state tuition during their visit to APSU on Monday, Nov. 2. TIRRC is a non-profit focusing on the empowerment and support of immigrants and refugees to the state. According to ...

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Tennessee school voucher bill approaching key committee

NASHVILLE — A proposal to create a school voucher program in Tennessee is gaining support as it approaches a key committee in the final days of the legislative session. The measure is scheduled for a vote in the House Finance Subcommittee on Tuesday, April 21. If it passes there, it ...

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Bill advances to make Bible official state book of Tenn.

NASHVILLE — A proposal to make the Bible the official state book of Tennessee is advancing in the state House despite constitutional questions raised by the state attorney general’s office. The measure sponsored by Republican Rep. Jerry Sexton of Bean Station was advanced on a 2-1 vote by the State ...

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Consider splitting your tab this Valentine’s Day

Taking turns paying the bill on a date with your significant other is not a bad thing. It’s actually in style right now. It is common for both men and women to split the bill at the end of a nice dinner or take turns buying meals for each other. ...

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Governor Bill Haslam to deliver State of the State address

NASHVILLE — Gov. Bill Haslam will deliver his annual State of the State address to the Tennessee Legislature on Monday evening, Feb.9. The address comes a week after a special session in which the Republican governor failed to pass his proposal to extend health insurance to 280,000 low-income Tennesseans. Haslam ...

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