Tennessee

New Tennessee law allows gun owners to keep loaded firearms in vehicle


NASHVILLE – Under a new law that quietly took effect last week, many Tennessee gun owners may now legally keep… READ MORE
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Gay-rights activists sue Tennessee over law protecting religious counselors

A pair of LGBT activists on Tuesday filed a lawsuit against Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam, challenging a recently enacted law… READ MORE

TENNESSEE LT. GOV. TO CHRISTIANS: BUY GUNS

On Friday, in response to the shooting at Umpqua Community College in Roseburg, Oregon in which Christians were targeted and… READ MORE

114,000 Tennessee immigrants now eligible to vote…

Leticia de la Paz’s family has two major motivations for pursing U.S. citizenship. They want to move past the discrimination… READ MORE

7th Graders Taught ‘Allah is the Only God’ in Tennessee Public School

Middle school parents in Tennessee are up in arms on learning that their children were instructed to recite and write,… READ MORE

School district issues email clarifying flag ban

Sunday night, the Dickson County School District sent an email to FOX13 to set the record straight about a story… READ MORE

Tennessee courts reverse ban on ‘mother’ and ‘father’

The Tennessee Administrative Office of the Courts reversed a controversial decision to replace the terms “mother” and “father” with “parent 1” and “parent 2.” “After receiving feedback regarding a recent change made to the permanent… READ MORE

No charges yet for Navy officer who fired back during Chattanooga rampage; probe continues

The Pentagon says it’s far from finishing its review of last month’s rampage in Chattanooga, rejecting reports that charges are… READ MORE

Marines killed in Tenn. shooting eligible for Purple Heart if gunman had terror ties, report says

The four Marines who were killed when a gunman opened fire at a Navy Operational Support Center reportedly will only… READ MORE

Obama takes health-care victory lap in Tennessee

NASHVILLE — If last week was Barack Obama’s best week as president, Wednesday felt a bit like a victory lap. In the morning, the president celebrated a final agreement with Cuba to reopen the long-shuttered… READ MORE

GOP governors in Maryland, Tennessee offer voluntary employee buyouts to reduce government

Republican governors in two states — Maryland and Tennessee — are offering voluntary employee-buyout programs as a way to reduce government beyond furloughs and cutting programs. In Maryland, newly elected Gov. Larry Hogan is offering… READ MORE

Tennessee Braces for Next Common Core Battle

If an education summit convened Thursday by Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam (R) is any indication of what’s top priority to many state lawmakers and education groups, the Common Core standards will be the central education… READ MORE

Fight rages over definition of Tennessee whiskey

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — To many, Tennessee means whiskey. But inside the state, the question is: What does Tennessee whiskey mean?A battle between…… READ MORE
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