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Chattanooga, Nashville may be stops on high-speed rail line

May 27th, 2010 4:26 am by Michael Collins

WASHINGTON - U.S. Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood said Wednesday that President Barack Obama's administration is committed to developing high-speed passenger rail service across the country and suggested he would like to see one of the lines run throu

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Tenn. bars may higher fees if they don't sell more food

May 27th, 2010 4:22 am by Tom Humphrey

NASHVILLE Advancing legislation would revise a state law that currently requires establishments to sell more food than alcohol to get a liquor-by-the-drink license, ending what one sponsor calls a long-standing 'wink-and-nod situation.''This is trying to

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Obama orders National Guard troops to patrol the Mexican border

May 26th, 2010 4:27 am by Staff Report

The Christian Science Monitor is reporting that President Obama - under pressure to help secure the US border with Mexico - Tuesday ordered 1,200 National Guard troops to the US Southwest and said he would ask Congress to approve an additional $500 millio

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New $3B foreclosure prevention program added to Wall Street reform bill

May 26th, 2010 4:22 am by Staff Report

According to a report in the Housing Wire the Senate has passed the Restoring American Financial Stability Act, approving a new program that would reduce mortgage payments for the unemployed.The program would provide $3bn from the Troubled Asset Relief Pr

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