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TN’s spring turkey season now open

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Tennessee’s 2018 spring turkey season opened on March 31 and will continue through May 13. Spring turkey harvest numbers have been consistent for a number of years in Tennessee. Tennessee turkey hunters have passed the 30,000 harvest mark for 15 consecutive years during this season. Hunting hours for turkeys are 30 minutes before to legal […]

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DUIs up, robberies and rape down on TN college campuses

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NASHVILLE — The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation released its annual crime study on March 15, detailing the volume and nature of crime on the state’s college and university campuses. “Crime on Campus 2017” compiles data submitted to TBI by the state’s colleges, universities, and law enforcement agencies through the Tennessee Incident Based Reporting System (TIBRS). Among […]

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Tenn. moves Workers’ Comp cases online

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NASHVILLE — The Tennessee Bureau of Workers’ Compensation (BWC) now uses an innovative new system that allows attorneys and self-represented litigants to file documents without printing copies or traveling to BWC offices across the state. The new TNComp electronic filing system allows all parties to file contested case pleadings in a more efficient and cost-effective […]

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2018-19 hunting, fishing licenses now available

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NASHVILLE — Tennessee’s 2018-19 hunting and fishing licenses are now on sale. The 2017-18 licenses expired on Feb. 28. Licenses are available at the Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency regional offices, license agents, on the TWRA website at gooutdoorstennessee.com and via the TWRA “On the Go” app. The 2018-19 licenses are valid through February 2019. License sales […]

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New businesses continue to choose Tennessee

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NASHVILLE — The number of new businesses keeps climbing suggesting the state’s economic growth will continue, according to a new report released by the Secretary of State’s office. There were 8,915 new entity filings in the fourth quarter of 2017, representing an 8.5 percent increase compared to the same time the year before. Initial filings […]

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Leaders Credit Union offers $7K in scholarships

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Leaders Credit Union, a member-owned financial cooperative based in Jackson, Tenn., is now offering the Martha Britt Scholarship to four outstanding students in West Tennessee. The Martha Britt Presidential scholarship is for $1,000 per year for four years and will be awarded to one graduating student in West Tennessee. Leaders Credit Union will also award […]

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20 fire fatalities make January TN’s third-deadliest month since 2010

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NASHVILLE — The latest tally of January fire fatalities has the Tennessee State Fire Marshal’s Office (SFMO) urgently renewing its call that residents turn their focus to fire prevention during the high-risk winter months. Current SFMO data indicates that 15 fatal fires caused 20 fatalities in Tennessee during January 2018, making it the third-deadliest month for […]

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TN is 8th from last among states in immigrants’ impact

Source: WalletHub With immigration reform remaining one of the biggest policy issues in 2018, the personal-finance website WalletHub recently released its report on 2018’s Economic Impact of Immigration by State. In order to determine which states benefit most from immigration, WalletHub compared the 50 states and the District of Columbia across 19 key metrics, ranging […]

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Corker releases statement on National Slavery and Human Trafficking Prevention Month

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U.S. Senator Bob Corker (R-Tenn.), chairman of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, today released the following statement after President Donald J. Trump proclaimed January 2018 as National Slavery and Human Trafficking Prevention Month. “With the establishment of the Global Fund to End Modern Slavery and matching $25 million contributions from the U.S. and United Kingdom, […]

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From Senator Alexander’s desk

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This year was a productive one in the Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee, the committee I chair: 13 substantial bills in the committee’s jurisdiction were signed into law; our committee approved 32 of President Trump’s nominees; and we held 32 hearings to tackle issues important to Tennessee families. In 2017, the committee took […]

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ACUF’s 2017 Tenn. State Ratings: On track to be year’s top scorer

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The American Conservative Union Foundation (ACUF) has just released its ratings for the 2017 meeting of the Tennessee General Assembly. These ratings, a portion of the comprehensive and nationwide ratings released by the ACUF, are designed to reflect how elected officials view the role of government and are helpful in illustrating how both chambers of […]

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TDCI: Tennesseans were repaid $9.4M in 2017

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NASHVILLE — The Tennessee Department of Commerce & Insurance’s (TDCI) Consumer Insurance Services Section announces that $9.4 million was returned to Tennessee consumers through the Department’s restitution efforts and the recovery of life insurance benefits in 2017. Over $6.5 million was returned to Tennessee consumers in 2017 as a result of restitution — a process in which […]

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