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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…

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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……

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UAW drops Volkswagen union challenge

Officials at the United Auto Workers (UAW) are abandoning their challenge of a failed union vote at a Volkswagen facility…

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Auto workers union appeals defeat at VW plant in Tennessee

The United Auto Workers on Friday challenged last week’s close vote by workers at a Volkswagen plant in Chattanooga, Tenn.,…

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Air Force can’t explain questionable details of Obama’s Tennessee visit

Does Sgt. Schultz of Hogan’s Heroes fame have any relatives who are currently serving in the U.S. Air Force?
Given…

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UAW’s Devastating Defeat in Tennessee: Four Blunt Points

As if anyone needed more evidence of the union movement’s demise, a United Auto Workers defeat Friday in Tennessee illustrated…

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Union vote in TN has nothing to do with adding vehicle line: Volkswagen

CHATTANOOGA, Tennessee | German automaker Volkswagen AG, in a brief but bluntly worded statement on Thursday, said a vote this week on union representation at its Chattanooga, Tennessee, plant would have no bearing on whether…

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Lamar Alexander Launches First TV Ad

Sen. Lamar Alexander, R-Tenn., launched the first TV ad of his re-election campaign on Thursday, reminding voters of his conservative principles and years of fighting on behalf of the state.
As he seeks a third…

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Investigators describe horrifically graphic child porn on hard drive of Alexander aide

Jesse Ryan Loskarn, the former chief of staff to Tennessee Sen. Lamar Alexander, appeared in a Washington, D.C. federal court Thursday on charges of possession and distribution of child pornography.
Alexander fired Loskarn on Thursday…

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TN: Alexander Holds Large Lead Over Primary Challengers

Sen. Lamar Alexander, R-Tenn., holds a massive lead over current and potential primary opponents, and holds a high job performance rating from likely Republican primary voters in the Volunteer State, according to an internal poll…

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Lamar Alexander Draws GOP Primary Opponent in TN Senate Race

State Rep. Joe Carr, a conservative Republican who has been running against embattled Rep. Scott DesJarlais, R-Tenn., announced Tuesday that he will switch gears to challenge Sen. Lamar Alexander, R-Tenn., instead.
Carr is the first…

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Lamar Alexander Buys Pre-Emptive TV Ad Featuring Rand Paul

Sen. Lamar Alexander, R-Tenn., placed a six-figure television buy more than a year ahead of Tennessee’s primary, enlisting Kentucky Sen. Rand Paul as a guest star, according to an Alexander spokesman.
The reservation will run…

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Lamar Alexander Lines Up GOP All Star Team to Chair Campaign

By Joshua Miller , Roll Call
Sen. Lamar Alexander wants to make clear that all of Tennessee’s GOP establishment is…

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