Monthly Archives: April 2015

MTSU Hosts Event for Girls Interested in Science and Math

Middle and high school girls interested in math and science are eligible to participate in a conference at Middle Tennessee State University in Murfreesboro. According to the school, the Expanding Your Horizons conference will give girls the opportunity to investigate … Continue reading

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UAW Reports 55 Percent Membership at VW Plant in Tennessee

The latest United Auto Workers disclosure with the U.S. Department of Labor shows the union has 816 members at the Volkswagen plant in Tennessee, or 55 percent of the blue collar work force. The filing comes as the UAW works … Continue reading

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Over 31k Seniors Qualify for Tenn. Promise Program

Officials say they continue to be impressed with the number of graduating high school seniors who are on track for a free community college education. About 31,500 students have met initial requirements of the Tennessee Promise effort. More than 58,000 … Continue reading

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Smyrna and South Pittsburg PD Faces Losing State Funding

Police Departments in Smyrna and South Pittsburg could risk losing state funded crime fighting grants after failing to comply with crime reporting requirements. The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation says state law requires police agencies to reports statistics monthly. Both department … Continue reading

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Two Arrested in Bomb Threats

Two Bedford county juveniles have been arrested in connection with a fake bomb threat that emptied Harris Middle School Wednesday. The pair have been charged with filing a false report. The bomb scare was communicated through a Facebook posting. Authorities … Continue reading

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Festival-Like Atmosphere Outside Supreme Court

Same-sex marriage advocates and protesters alike filled the sidewalks outside the Supreme Court on Tuesday. It was a festival-like atmosphere, complete with warm sunshine and lots of selfies. While the high court isn’t expected to rule until June, many people … Continue reading

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Haslam to Sign Cannabis Oil Bill

Republican Governor Bill Haslam says he will sign a legislative bill that will afford the use of cannabis oil for medical treatment. The bill allows those suffering from conditions that cause seizures or epilepsy to obtain the derivative of marijuana … Continue reading

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