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Bredesen floats sales tax hike on luxuries

April 15th, 2010 12:00 am by Andy Sher

NASHVILLE Gov. Phil Bredesen on Wednesday asked legislative leaders to consider eliminating the local sales-tax cap on the purchase of single big-ticket items in order to raise $85 million to plug the latest state's budget shortfall.The plan would apply

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Unemployment checks used as collateral for payday loans

April 15th, 2010 12:00 am by Staff Report

At least two or three times a week, a customer walks into an Advance Financial store in Middle Tennessee wanting to use a state unemployment check as proof of income to take out a payday loan. "We've started noticing more of them," said Shelby Patterso

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Tenn. regulators shut down health insurance firm

April 15th, 2010 12:00 am by G. Chambers Williams III

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1 killed in collision on U.S. 321

April 15th, 2010 12:00 am by Staff Report

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The many ways to describe the Tea Party movement

April 14th, 2010 12:00 am by Staff Report

According to Rasmussen Reports, the number of people who say they're part of the Tea Party Movement nationally has grown to 24%. That's up from 16% a month ago, but the movement still defies easy description.Some on the political left see nothing but hate

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