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Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam praised the Commission on Pain and Addiction Medicine Education for identifying core competencies for Tennessee’s medical education institutions to ensure future doctors, nurses, dentists and other prescribers receive in-class training on how to best manage patient…

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Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam and Tennessee Department of Labor and Workforce Development Commissioner Burns Phillips released the statewide unemployment rate for June 2018, and it marked an entire year the jobless figure in Tennessee has been 3.5 percent or lower.

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After a neck and neck battle that spanned over the course of three hours during the night of Thursday, Aug. 2, Coffee County officially has a new sheriff. Chad Partin beat incumbent Steve Graves, who has held the office for 20 years. 

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Testifying to the U.S. International Trade Commission this morning, U.S. Rep. Jim Cooper (TN-05) denounced the Commerce Department’s tariff on a chief component of newsprint, citing the immense financial burden for local and national media organizations that rely on the printed page.

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Tennessee Gov. Bill Has-lam last week signed legisla-tion to support TN Together, the governor’s aggressive and comprehensive plan to end the opioid crisis in Ten-nessee through three key areas – prevention, treat-ment and law enforcement.

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Early voting begins on Friday, July 13 and ends on July 28 for the upcoming August State Primary, County General and Manchester Municipal elections. Official polls open Aug. 2.

The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation released a new study on June 12 detailing the volume and nature of crime identified as being domestic violence in nature. The annual report compiles crime data submitted to TBI by the state’s law enforcement agencies through the Tennessee Incident Based …

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Harsher punishments now await juveniles found guilty of murder, manslaughter or homicide charges, thanks to a law enacted in memory of Sienna Dusk Owens.

Tennessee is making a marked improvement in several areas of child well-being, ranking 35 out of 50 in the 2018 KIDS COUNT Data Book released June 26 by the Annie E. Casey Foundation. The state’s overall ranking is composed of four domain ranks: economic well-being, education, health and fam…

According to the Department of Tennessee Veterans Services’ 2016 Annual Report, Tennessee’s total veteran population is well above 503,000 and more than 218,000 are over the age of 65 years old, which is 43 percent of the state’s veteran population.

Tennessee retailers will not collect sales tax on more than 150 different items during the 13 annual sales tax holiday the last weekend in July.

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Five locals, five original songs, one band and one trip of a lifetime. In the words of After Apollo’s song “Memories,” “these are the best days of our lives.” The five musicians from Tennessee will soon be thrust into a wild international adventure where they will be performing in China. The…

The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation released a new study on June 12 detailing the volume and nature of crime identified as being domestic violence in nature. The annual report compiles crime data submitted to TBI by the state’s law enforcement agencies through the Tennessee Incident Based …

The Middle Tennessee Honor Flight opened applications for the next free trip to Washington D.C. Terminally ill veterans, veterans from World War II, the Korean War and Vietnam with a 70 percent or higher VA disability are encouraged to apply.