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Press release from the Tennessee Department of Education; October 3, 2012:  The Tennessee Department of Education announced today the 56 winners of the Focus School grant competition, which will provide an estimated $19.2 million investment to schools across the state during the 2012-13 and 2013-14 school years. The winning schools will be awarded between $100,000 […]

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Press release from the Charles Williamson Campaign for State House District 50; October 3, 2012:   Nashville, TN — Charles Williamson, Republican candidate for Tennessee State Representative, has announced a bean supper, complete with entertainment, to be held on Monday, Oct. 8 from 6-8 p.m. at his Goodlettsville ranch. “I’m inviting the whole district out to […]

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Press release from the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation; October 3, 2012:  Nashville, TN– The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation today arrested David Dwayne Monk, after an investigation surrounding the recent death of his former wife, Donna Bandy. TBI presented the case against Monk, 42, of 2640 Goodsprings Road, Ashland City, TN, to the Cheatham County Grand […]

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Press release from the Tennessee Department of Health; October 4, 2012:  NASHVILLE, Tenn. — The Tennessee Department of Health today provided updated information regarding an ongoing investigation of an outbreak associated with epidural steroid injections. A total of 18 patients with meningitis, epidural abscess, or posterior circulation stroke associated with either cervical or lumbar epidural […]

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Press release from State Senator Tim Barnes, D-Adams; October 4, 2012:  CLARKSVILLE – State Sen. Tim Barnes has secured two major endorsements from groups dedicated to protecting our natural resources. Barnes announced the endorsements of both the TN Conservation Voters and the Tennessee Chapter of the Sierra Club on Tuesday. “In addition to his proven […]

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Press release from the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation; October 2, 2012:   Nashville, TN– The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation today arrested Ray Amalfitano, the former Chief of Police of Lafayette, after an investigation involving an assault on a prisoner. Amalfitano, age 38, of 501 Hanna Drive, Lafayette, TN, resigned his position as Chief of Police […]

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Press release from the Tennessee Firearms Association; October 3, 2012:  Local Government Officials still working to infringe 2nd Amendment Rights of Tennesseans and the capacity of citizens to provide their own self defense. The news report starts: “KINGSPORT — The Kingsport Board of Mayor and Aldermen was expected to consider a change to city code […]

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Press release from the Tennessee Department of Safety & Homeland Security; October 1, 2012:  NASHVILLE — The Tennessee Department of Safety and Homeland Security today announced a reminder that it will open eight of its driver service centers on the first Saturday of October and November to give citizens additional opportunities to obtain photo identification […]

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Press release from the Tennessee Department of Transportation; October 1, 2012:  NASHVILLE, TN– The Governor’s Highway Safety Office in partnership with the Tennessee Tech University College of Business, Business Media Center launched its new website today. The greatly enhanced website will be the communication hub for news and information relating to Tennessee highway safety. “Our […]

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Press release from the Tennessee Department of Health; October 1, 2012:  NASHVILLE, Tenn. — The Tennessee Department of Health and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) are investigating cases of meningitis involving 11 patients treated at one outpatient surgical center/pain management clinic in Nashville and one patient treated at a facility in another […]

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Press release from the Tennessee Department of Health; September 28, 2012:  NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam, First Lady Crissy Haslam and Health Commissioner John Dreyzehner, MD, MPH, have rolled up their sleeves to get their annual vaccinations against influenza, and are urging fellow Tennesseans to do the same to help protect and promote […]

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Press release from State Senator Jim Kyle, D-Memphis; September 28, 2012:  NASHVILLE – Voter participation in Tennessee is critically low, and the barriers to voting are too high, Senate Democratic leader Jim Kyle said Friday. “What’s the difference between a farmer in Iowa and a farmer in Tennessee? A farmer in Iowa can vote for […]

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