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In response to a lawsuit filed by the University of Louisville and its foundation, a lawyer for former university President James Ramsey says his client "has done nothing wrong."

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Illinois public health officials say a fourth person has died after using synthetic marijuana.

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A bill by Republican Gov. Bill Haslam that would require certain college scholarship students to finish 30 hours of credits annually has failed in the Tennessee House.

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The Republican-led Tennessee Senate has passed a bill that calls for a monument to unborn children to be placed on the state Capitol grounds.

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Tennessee's legislature has passed a proposal to exempt Jack Daniel's and other distillers from property tax on whiskey barrels, a fee the company said it hasn't had to pay at least since Prohibition ended eight decades ago.

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The Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources is having a public auction of surplus and confiscated items next month.

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Jeff Dysinger's daughter survived two bullets from a classmate at her Kentucky high school this year, but he hasn't joined in the national outcry over guns that escalated after 17 people died in a Florida school shooting three weeks later.

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The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation has released its annual crime report, which shows an increase overall in reported instances of crime.

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The Illinois Commerce Commission has approved an order requiring utilities including to pass along their federal tax overhaul savings to customers.

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Tennesseans will be able to buy liquor on Sunday after Gov. Bill Haslam signed a law allowing seven-day sales of wines and spirits.

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