Monthly Archives: July 2015

Tennessee Ranks 1st in Automotive Manufacturing

Tennesse ranks number one in the country when it comes to automotive manufacturing. Tennessee tops rankings for automotive manufacturing. Tennessee is the first state to win the honor back-to-back and has ranked No. 1 for automotive manufacturing strength for an … Continue reading

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State Food Program Director Quits, Slams Tennessee’s Efforts

The director of an $80 million food program for impoverished children has reported to federal regulators that kids in Tennessee are being placed at risk for hunger because of a lack of leadership at the state Department of Human Services. … Continue reading

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Changes Coming to State Corrections After Bipartisan Complaints

Tennessee Department of Correction Commissioner Derrick Schofield is rolling back some of the new overtime rules that resulted in severe manpower shortages of correctional officers. Beginning Saturday, the state employees will be paid overtime once they’ve worked 160 hours on … Continue reading

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Private Groups can not Ban Guns in Public Park Venues

Private organizations offering events at public parks in Tennessee cannot ban legally carried guns at the venue. This according to an opinion issued by the Attorney General Herbert Slatery. The ruling seems to overturn a weapons ban at Nashville’s new … Continue reading

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Dash-cam Video of Chattanooga Shooter’s DUI Arrest Released

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5 More Counties Added to Quarantine

A quarantine for an insect that destroys ash trees has been expanded to five more Tennessee counties. The emerald ash borer was confirmed in Cumberland and Bledsoe counties last month. Franklin, Marshall, Rutherford, Trousdale and Williamson counties are now under … Continue reading

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Lawmakers Call For Review of State Corrections System

State lawmakers calling for a bipartisan review of Tennessee’s corrections system following a spasm of violence, an escape and complaints from prison guards of being overworked. The Department is suffering from a manpower shortage after it dropped a traditional 40 … Continue reading

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Corker Pushes to “Defund” Plan Parenthood

Tennessee Senator Bob Corker is joining a push to defund Planned Parenthood following the release of a controversial video that allegedly portrays representatives of the group bargaining to sell fetal tissue. Corker, a Chattanooga Republican, says he’s “deeply disturbed” by … Continue reading

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Watch: State Rep has DUI Case Tossed

Drunken driving charges against a 1st term Nashville Democrat State Representative have been tossed out. Rep. Bill Beck was arrested and charged with DUI in April, the arresting officer says Beck’s truck drifted into a turn lane, and the lawmaker … Continue reading

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American Standard to Build New Rutherford Co. Plant

A long-time bathroom and kitchen fixtures manufacturer says it will build it’s 1st new plant in the United States in 25 years in Rutherford County. American Standard brands says the manufacturing and distribution complex planned for a Laverne location will … Continue reading

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