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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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Gay marriage needs to be a legal issue

The social issues with gay marriage shouldn’t dictate government ruling. When it comes down to why gay marriage should or should not be legal, are the reasons expressed by our government’s laws really constitutional or just perverse rules enabled by an outdated way of thinking? It makes little to no ...

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Vanderbilt football player says he doesn’t remember anything about the rape he’s charged with, trial continues

NASHVILLE— A former Vanderbilt football player charged with rape told a jury Monday, Jan. 26 that he can’t remember a dorm room sexual assault that prosecutors say he and three of his teammates carried out. “I was just drunk out of my mind,” Cory Batey testified. “This is something I ...

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Let’s talk about ‘the weed’

“F**** it, I quit” What a way to leave a job, huh? That is exactly what former KTVA reporter Charlene Ebge, aka ‘Charlo Greene,’ said on air last week. Charlo lives in Anchorage, Ak. She is the current owner of the Alaska Cannabis Club, a group working towards “freedom and fairness” ...

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Marijuana in Tenn. now more than a pipe dream

» Philip Sparn –psparn@my.apsu.edu It is about time that Tennessee and other states choose to legalize the medical or recreational use of marijuana. As a result of recent 2012 ballot measures, medical marijuana is now legal in 18 states and the District of Columbia. Two states now allow the recreational ...

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