the tennessean

Government
3:06 pm
Fri June 7, 2013

Tennessee DCS Charges News Agency $35,000 For Public Records

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The Tennessee Department of Children's Services said it will charge close to $35,000 to produce public records of children who died, or nearly died, in the past 11 months after having some contact with DCS.  The agency announced the fee Wednesday after the Tennessean requested files from July 2012 to May 2013. 

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Culture
4:54 pm
Thu June 6, 2013

Foreclosure Auction Scheduled for Nashville Symphony Hall

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Nashville’s Schermerhorn Symphony Center will be auctioned off at the end of June, as part of foreclosure proceedings brought against the Nashville Symphony Orchestra.

The Tennessean reports the NSO's main creditor, Bank of America, issued a formal foreclosure notice on the $82.3 million still owed on the concert hall.

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Politics
8:30 am
Mon January 14, 2013

Records Show DCS Lagged in Child Death Reviews

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Records from the Tennessee Department of Children's Services show the agency fell behind in reviewing child deaths and ignored its own policies. 

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Politics
8:15 am
Fri January 11, 2013

TN Politicians Meet Over Child Records

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Tennessee House Democratic Caucus Chairman Mike Turner is calling for a special meeting to investigate the Department of Children's Services' refusal to release records related to the abuse and death of children under its care.

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Government
7:23 am
Mon November 5, 2012

Tennessee Solar Tax Breaks May Violate State Constitution

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Tennessee Attorney General Robert Cooper says a tax break for the solar industry violates the state constitution. Cooper tells The Tennessean that the issue with the tax break is that it favors certain taxpayers.

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