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Moment of silence marks Boston Marathon bombings

Moment of silence marks Boston Marathon bombings

April 15th, 2014 3:47 pm by DENISE LAVOIE, Associated Press

Survivors, first responders and family members of those killed came together Tuesday to mark the anniversary of the Boston Marathon bombing with solemn ceremonies.

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Tenn. school voucher bill fails for session

Tenn. school voucher bill fails for session

April 15th, 2014 11:17 am by LUCAS L. JOHNSON II, Associated Press

Gov. Bill Haslam's proposal to create a program that gives parents the option to move a child from a failing public school to a private school has once again failed to pass.

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Plans announced for future of William King Museum of Art

Plans announced for future of William King Museum of Art

April 15th, 2014 8:34 am by Entertainment Staff

With the decision made to remain in its current location, the museum soon will begin major renovations. Marcia and Marvin Gilliam have pledged $500,000 to help the museum get started.

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Social Security halts effort to collect old debts

Social Security halts effort to collect old debts

April 15th, 2014 8:24 am by STEPHEN OHLEMACHER, Associated Press

The Social Security Administration is suspending a program in which thousands of people were having their tax refunds seized to recoup overpayments that happened more than a decade ago.

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Strong beer sales bill headed to Haslam's desk

Strong beer sales bill headed to Haslam's desk

April 15th, 2014 8:19 am by Associated Press

A bill to allow stronger beer to be sold in Tennessee supermarkets and convenience stores is headed for Gov. Bill Haslam's desk.

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Senate approves Haslam's free tuition plan

Senate approves Haslam's free tuition plan

April 14th, 2014 9:57 pm by Associated Press

NASHVILLE — Gov. Bill Haslam's signature proposal to create a program that would cover tuition at two-year colleges for any high school graduate is a step closer to the governor's desk.

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Kansas shooting suspect had no record of violence

Kansas shooting suspect had no record of violence

April 14th, 2014 7:48 pm by JIM SUHR, Associated Press

Never one to keep his hatred to himself, Frazier Glenn Cross for decades sought out any soapbox to espouse his white-supremacist beliefs, twice running for federal office with campaigns steeped in anti-Semitism.

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Police: Utah mom admitted to killing six babies

Police: Utah mom admitted to killing six babies

April 14th, 2014 6:40 pm by BRADY McCOMBS, Associated Press

PLEASANT GROVE, Utah — Megan Huntsman was clear about what she did with six of her newborn babies. Huntsman, 39, told police she either strangled or suffocated them immediately after they were born.

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Van Huss says he would raise money for open carry

Van Huss says he would raise money for open carry

April 14th, 2014 6:04 pm by Associated Press

NASHVILLE — The House sponsor of a bill seeking to do away with permit requirements to openly carry is offering to raise the estimated $100,000 cost from private sources.

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April 15 not much of a deadline for most taxpayers

April 15 not much of a deadline for most taxpayers

April 14th, 2014 2:49 pm by STEPHEN OHLEMACHER, Associated Press

The calendar shows April 15, and you haven't even started on your federal tax return? Chances are, you don't need to fret.

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