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Tennessee legislative politics veer right

June 13th, 2010 6:47 am by Andy Sher

NASHVILLE -- Tennessee legislators made a series of political right turns on public policy during the 106th General Assembly that ended the second half of its two-year run last week, lawmakers and observers say.With Republicans gaining majorities in both

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Tennessee's first virtual high school rolls out in fall

June 13th, 2010 6:44 am by Jennifer Brooks

The newest high school in Nashville won't have walls. Or desks. Or books. Metro Nashville Public Schools will open its first virtual high school this fall. Courses will be offered entirely online and accessible to everyone from home-schooled students t

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Some air taken out of Ken Mink's basketball journey

June 13th, 2010 6:36 am by Dave Link

Ken Mink plans to add his name to the Guinness Book of World Records this month as the oldest man to play professional basketball.The 75-year-old from Knoxville who is also a former Times-News employee has signed to be a player/coach at a pro-am tournamen

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