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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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Regional & National Education
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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Questions linger year after Boston Marathon bombs

Questions linger year after Boston Marathon bombs

April 14th, 2014 2:47 pm by DENISE LAVOIE, AP Legal Affairs Writer

A surveillance video shows a man prosecutors say is Dzhokhar Tsarnaev placing a bomb near the finish line of the Boston Marathon, just yards from where an 8-year-old boy was killed when it exploded.

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Lawmakers look to wrap up session this week

Lawmakers look to wrap up session this week

April 14th, 2014 8:34 am by Associated Press

Among the major items remaining this year are Gov. Bill Haslam's voucher program and his effort to limit the sale of cold and allergy medicines used to make methamphetamine.

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Police ID supremacist as shootings suspect

Police ID supremacist as shootings suspect

April 14th, 2014 8:29 am by MARIA SUDEKUM, Associated Press

The man accused of killing three people in attacks at a Jewish community center and Jewish retirement complex near Kansas City is a well-known white supremacist and former Ku Klux Klan leader.

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