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Senate GOP hopes to sell House on cuts

May 7th, 2010 4:22 am by : Andy Sher

NASHVILLE -- Lt. Gov. Ron Ramsey said Thursday he and fellow Senate Republicans have settled on cuts as their answer to additional revenue shortfalls and hope to sell House leaders on specifics in the next several days."I think we've reached a consensus o

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Senate OKs bill that allows deputies to run

May 7th, 2010 4:17 am by Tom Humphrey

NASHVILLE - Legislation to assure that deputy sheriffs can run for political office and solicit campaign contributions ran into sharp criticism from Senate Democrats on Thursday, but was approved 18-13 with solid Republican support."I can't support politi

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Public frustrated with Congress, banks, big business, news media, entertainment industry

May 6th, 2010 5:05 am by Staff Report

The Pew Research Center is reporting that its latest survey found public satisfaction with the state of the nation continuing to decline while anger and frustration with the federal government mounts. Nor are the feds the sole target of public distrust. N

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King Pharmaceuticals swings to 1Q profit

May 6th, 2010 4:57 am by Staff Report

KNOXVILLE -- Despite a drop in revenue, drug maker King Pharmaceuticals Inc. said today it earned a first quarter profit of $4.5 million, or 2 cents per diluted share, up from a loss of $10.7 million, or 4 cents per share in the same period a year ago.Rev

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