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8:21 am
Wed January 30, 2013

TN Secretary of State Warns of Scam

The Tennessee secretary of state's office is warning businesses about letters asking for money to file their annual reports.

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Politics
8:19 am
Wed January 30, 2013

ILL Lawmakers Gear Up for Spring Session

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The Illinois House returns to work as the General Assembly gears up for a spring session that promises a continuing struggle over how to close a $96 billion funding gap in the state's public-employee pension system.

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Society
8:46 am
Tue January 29, 2013

Two Iraqi Men Set for Sentencing

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A federal judge in Bowling Green is set to pass sentence on a pair of Iraqi nationals who pleaded guilty to conspiring to send weapons, cash and explosives to al-Qaida in Iraq.

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Education
8:44 am
Tue January 29, 2013

TN Officials Meet on School Safety

Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam and state education officials will participate in a school safety summit today.

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Politics
8:41 am
Tue January 29, 2013

Haslam Presents Spending Plan

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In last night’s state of the state address Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam presented lawmakers a nearly $33 billion dollar annual spending plan including a staffing shakeup at the troubled Department of Children's Services, a heavy investment into construction projects around the state and a large deposit into the state's cash savings fund.

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Government
8:39 am
Tue January 29, 2013

ILL Unemployment Applications Now Multi-lingual

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Illinois unemployment benefit applications are now available online in Spanish and Polish.

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Politics
8:36 am
Tue January 29, 2013

Ill Senate President Ready to Address Pensions

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Illinois Senate President John Cullerton says he wants to push forward with a pension overhaul as quickly as possible. 

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Society
8:35 am
Tue January 29, 2013

KY Child Fatality Review Panel Making Progress

A panel created to review child deaths and severe abuse or neglect cases in Kentucky says redacted files have hampered its ability to fully investigate them, but members say they have made some progress.

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Environment
8:33 am
Tue January 29, 2013

KY Wildlife Officials Want Action on Asian Carp

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The Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources is considering ways to keep Asian carp from spreading in state waterways and they want anglers to go online to take a survey about their proposals.

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Politics
9:05 am
Mon January 28, 2013

Stumbo Pushes for Redistricting

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Despite a request from Kentucky Governor Steve Beshear to put off redistricting until later this year, state House Speaker Greg Stumbo is moving forward with getting proposals on the divisive issue.

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