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Government
2:28 pm
Fri June 29, 2012

Christian Co. Approves Spending for School Nurses

In an attempt to save Christian County’s school nurse program in Christian County, Board of Education members last night approved an additional $165 thousand dollars in spending for the 2012-13 school year. 

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Government
2:25 pm
Fri June 29, 2012

Clarksville Implements Drought Restrictions

Clarksville Gas and Water will implement stage one drought measures and issue a voluntary water restriction as it responds to high irrigation and recreational demands. 

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Government
2:24 pm
Fri June 29, 2012

Clarksville opens cooling stations

The City of Clarksville opens cooling stations today to aid residents during record high temperatures. 

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Government
1:11 pm
Fri June 29, 2012

All Burning Banned in Christian County

Christian County has banned all open burning and fireworks until further notice, but that won’t affect professional fireworks displays. 

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Government
12:34 pm
Thu June 28, 2012

TN Governor Haslam on SCOTUS ACA Ruling

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Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam says the state will review today’s U.S. Supreme Court decision upholding most of the Affordable Care Act to fully understand its impact.  

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Healthcare
11:19 am
Thu June 28, 2012

Supreme Court Upholds Affordable Care Act: State Leaders React

US Senators Mitch McConnell and Rand Paul of Kentucky were quick to respond to the Supreme Court ruling upholding President Obama's health care overhaul. Speaking on the Senate floor this morning,  republican minority leader McConnell  said Congress must act to repeal what called this misguided law.

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Government
3:58 pm
Wed June 27, 2012

Medical Professionals Anticipate Supreme Court Decision

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Ahead of tomorrow's Supreme Court Ruling on the Affordable Care Act medical professionals across the Commonwealth are waiting to see if components of the law will be upheld and or struck down by the High Court.

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Government
3:06 pm
Wed June 27, 2012

In-Office Absentee Voting Begins Thursday in Murray

Absentee voting begins Thursday on Murray’s packaged alcohol vote. Calloway County Clerk Ray Coursey said registered voters who will be out of town for the July 17 referendum can come to the courthouse to cast their ballot. 

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Healthcare
11:38 am
Wed June 27, 2012

AMA Will Continue to Lobby for Poor and Uninsured No Matter SCOTUS Decision

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Whatever decision the U.S. Supreme Court hands down on Thursday regarding the Affordable Care Act, the American Medical Association says it will continue to lobby lawmakers on behalf of the poor and uninsured.

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Government
3:40 pm
Tue June 26, 2012

New Ethics Rules Affect TN State Judges

New ethics rules for Tennessee state judges require them to take action if they believe another judge or attorney is working under the influence of drugs or emotional or physical distress. 

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