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Morning Cram
8:30 am
Fri July 6, 2012

The morning cram [the veni, vidi, censui edition]

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NPR reports the Supreme Court has ended a session for the history books.

Kentucky -  The present weather advisory has been extended to Saturday. A Commonwealth program helping College students finish their studies wins a national award.

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Government
10:43 am
Thu July 5, 2012

TN Agency overseeing parole processes gets new name

The agency overseeing the parole process in Tennessee now has a new name.  The Board of Probation and Parole is now the Board of Parole. 

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Government
10:41 am
Thu July 5, 2012

Corker has tax reform plan, not airing it yet

Tennessee’s U.S. Senator Bob Corker says he has a plan to reform taxes and balance the federal budget, but he won't release details until after November’s presidential election.  

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Environment
2:39 pm
Wed July 4, 2012

TN Wildlife Refuge construction stalled

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Problems with the contractor have stalled construction of the new Tennessee National Wildlife Refuge headquarters and visitor center in Paris.

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Afternoon Update
4:42 pm
Tue July 3, 2012

Afternoon Round-Up 7/3/12

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Today on NPR: The sound of your city.

Around the Region:

Ever since five Kentucky state parks began selling alcohol by the drink last August, liquor sales have procured more than $110,000 for the state.

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Government
12:34 pm
Thu June 28, 2012

TN Governor Haslam on SCOTUS ACA Ruling

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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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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Education
4:13 pm
Mon June 11, 2012

De-emphasize test scores for most teachers

A new study calls for about two-thirds of Tennessee teachers to be able to opt for a smaller portion of their evaluations to be based on student testing data. 

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Crime
4:21 pm
Tue June 5, 2012

KSP Investigating Death of Tennessee Murder Suspect

Kentucky State Police are investigating the death of a Nashville man suspected of killing his wife yesterday.  The KSP in McCracken County were looking for a Mercedes involved in a hit and run around noon on I-24.  

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Government
11:04 am
Fri June 1, 2012

Police must have more than anonymous tips

The Tennessee Supreme Court has ruled police must corroborate anonymous tips before officers stop and frisk someone.  

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