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Roll Call
On Cancer 'Moonshot,' Time is Ticking for Bidendrugs and medical devices to patients more quickly,” Senate Health, Education,
On Cancer 'Moonshot,' Time is Ticking for Biden
Roll Call / Posted 3 hours ago
drugs and medical devices to patients more quickly,” Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee Chairman Lamar Alexander, R-Tenn., said in a statement. The White House on Thursday also issued much-anticipated guidance for the... Read more
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Bangor Daily News
The yeas and nays: How Maine’s congressional representatives voted this weekfunding would promote a source of clean energy that benefits rural areas in par
The yeas and nays: How Maine’s congressional representatives voted this week
Bangor Daily News / Posted 4 hours ago
funding would promote a source of clean energy that benefits rural areas in particular. An amendment opponent, Sen. Lamar Alexander, R-Tennessee, called wind an unreliable, hard to use source of electricity that was already amply subsidized... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Joe Biden spending his last year in office trying to help cure disease that killed his sonas well as other senior lawmakers working on the medical research initiative, i
Joe Biden spending his last year in office trying to help cure disease that killed his son
Chicago Tribune / Posted 5 hours ago
as well as other senior lawmakers working on the medical research initiative, including Senate health committee chairman Lamar Alexander (R-Tenn.) and the committee’s ranking Democratic, Sen. Patty Murray (D-Wash.). But funding for the effort... Read more
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Sun-Sentinel
Joe Biden spending his last year in office trying to help cure disease that killed his sonas well as other senior lawmakers working on the medical research initiative, i
Joe Biden spending his last year in office trying to help cure disease that killed his son
Sun-Sentinel / Posted 5 hours ago
as well as other senior lawmakers working on the medical research initiative, including Senate health committee chairman Lamar Alexander (R-Tenn.) and the committee’s ranking Democratic, Sen. Patty Murray (D-Wash.). But funding for the effort... Read more
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WPXI Pittsburgh
'Lucifer in the flesh:' What do other colleagues say about Ted Cruz?among the American people that those people are reflective of the views of the
'Lucifer in the flesh:' What do other colleagues say about Ted Cruz?
WPXI Pittsburgh / Posted 20 hours ago
among the American people that those people are reflective of the views of the majority of Republicans. They’re not Sen. Lamar Alexander (R-Tenn.): “You learn that in kindergarten — you learn to work well together and play by the rules. Another... Read more
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WFTV 9 Orlando
'Lucifer in the flesh:' What do other colleagues say about Ted Cruz?among the American people that those people are reflective of the views of the
'Lucifer in the flesh:' What do other colleagues say about Ted Cruz?
WFTV 9 Orlando / Posted yesterday
among the American people that those people are reflective of the views of the majority of Republicans. They’re not Sen. Lamar Alexander (R-Tenn.): “You learn that in kindergarten — you learn to work well together and play by the rules. Another... Read more
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WSOC-TV Charlotte
'Lucifer in the flesh:' What do other colleagues say about Ted Cruz?among the American people that those people are reflective of the views of the
'Lucifer in the flesh:' What do other colleagues say about Ted Cruz?
WSOC-TV Charlotte / Posted yesterday
among the American people that those people are reflective of the views of the majority of Republicans. They’re not Sen. Lamar Alexander (R-Tenn.): “You learn that in kindergarten — you learn to work well together and play by the rules. Another... Read more
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Arkansas Business
In Congress, Tom Cotton at Center of Dispute Over Water Buys From Iranhe wait?" to put the amendment on a separate bill that is not part of the appro
In Congress, Tom Cotton at Center of Dispute Over Water Buys From Iran
Arkansas Business / Posted yesterday
he wait?" to put the amendment on a separate bill that is not part of the appropriations process, Feinstein asked. Sen. Lamar Alexander, R-Tenn., chairman of an energy and water subcommittee, said Cotton was "entirely within his rights" to offer... Read more
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Springfield News-Sun
'Lucifer in the flesh:' What do other colleagues say about Ted...among the American people that those people are reflective of the views of the
'Lucifer in the flesh:' What do other colleagues say about Ted...
Springfield News-Sun / Posted yesterday
among the American people that those people are reflective of the views of the majority of Republicans. They’re not." Sen. Lamar Alexander (R-Tenn.): “You learn that in kindergarten — you learn to work well together and play by the rules. Another... Read more
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The Hamilton Journal News
'Lucifer in the flesh:' What do other colleagues say about Ted...among the American people that those people are reflective of the views of the
'Lucifer in the flesh:' What do other colleagues say about Ted...
The Hamilton Journal News / Posted yesterday
among the American people that those people are reflective of the views of the majority of Republicans. They’re not." Sen. Lamar Alexander (R-Tenn.): “You learn that in kindergarten — you learn to work well together and play by the rules. Another... Read more
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ajc.com
'Lucifer in the flesh:' What do other colleagues say about Ted...among the American people that those people are reflective of the views of the
'Lucifer in the flesh:' What do other colleagues say about Ted...
ajc.com / Posted yesterday
among the American people that those people are reflective of the views of the majority of Republicans. They’re not." Sen. Lamar Alexander (R-Tenn.): “You learn that in kindergarten — you learn to work well together and play by the rules. Another... Read more
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The Palm Beach Post
'Lucifer in the flesh:' What do other colleagues say about Ted...among the American people that those people are reflective of the views of the
'Lucifer in the flesh:' What do other colleagues say about Ted...
The Palm Beach Post / Posted yesterday
among the American people that those people are reflective of the views of the majority of Republicans. They’re not." Sen. Lamar Alexander (R-Tenn.): “You learn that in kindergarten — you learn to work well together and play by the rules. Another... Read more
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Dayton Daily News
'Lucifer in the flesh:' What do other colleagues say about Ted...among the American people that those people are reflective of the views of the
'Lucifer in the flesh:' What do other colleagues say about Ted...
Dayton Daily News / Posted yesterday
among the American people that those people are reflective of the views of the majority of Republicans. They’re not Sen. Lamar Alexander (R-Tenn.): “You learn that in kindergarten — you learn to work well together and play by the rules. Another... Read more
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TheStreet.com
Obama's free community college plan gets another hearingneed the approval of a Republican-dominated Congress. The day after Obama’s Jan
Obama's free community college plan gets another hearing
TheStreet.com / Posted yesterday
need the approval of a Republican-dominated Congress. The day after Obama’s January 8 Air Force One announcement, Senator Lamar Alexander, a Tennessee Republican and chair of the Senate Help, Education, Labor and Pension Committee, called the... Read more
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The Chattanoogan
Graves Questions Navy Decision To Name Ship After Senator, Not Chattanooga Terror Attack Victimsformer Senator Carl Levin on April 11, 2016. Prior to that announcement, on Mar
Graves Questions Navy Decision To Name Ship After Senator, Not Chattanooga Terror Attack Victims
The Chattanoogan / Posted yesterday
former Senator Carl Levin on April 11, 2016. Prior to that announcement, on March 18, 2016, Rep. Graves, joined by Sens. Lamar Alexander (R-TN) and Bob Corker (R-TN) and Rep. Chuck Fleischmann (R-TN-03), sent a letter to Secretary Mabus asking... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Spending bill stalls over Cotton's add-onon a separate bill that is not part of the appropriations process? "I don't wan
Spending bill stalls over Cotton's add-on
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted yesterday
on a separate bill that is not part of the appropriations process? "I don't want it to end this way," she said. Sen. Lamar Alexander, R-Tenn., chairman of an energy and water subcommittee, said Cotton was "entirely within his rights" to offer... Read more
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KQ2 St. Joseph
Democrats block bill over Iran nuclear amendmenttook procedural steps that would allow a revote to break the Democrats' filibus
Democrats block bill over Iran nuclear amendment
KQ2 St. Joseph / Posted 2 days ago
took procedural steps that would allow a revote to break the Democrats' filibuster if a deal is worked out. And Sen. Lamar Alexander of Tennessee, the top Republican on the bill, held out hope that a deal could be reached on Cotton's... Read more
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KRBC Abilene & KTAB Abilene
Democrats block bill over Iran nuclear amendmenttook procedural steps that would allow a revote to break the Democrats' filibus
Democrats block bill over Iran nuclear amendment
KRBC Abilene & KTAB Abilene / Posted 2 days ago
took procedural steps that would allow a revote to break the Democrats' filibuster if a deal is worked out. And Sen. Lamar Alexander of Tennessee, the top Republican on the bill, held out hope that a deal could be reached on Cotton's... Read more
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My EastText
Democrats block bill over Iran nuclear amendmenttook procedural steps that would allow a revote to break the Democrats' filibus
Democrats block bill over Iran nuclear amendment
My EastText / Posted 2 days ago
took procedural steps that would allow a revote to break the Democrats' filibuster if a deal is worked out. And Sen. Lamar Alexander of Tennessee, the top Republican on the bill, held out hope that a deal could be reached on Cotton's... Read more
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KTXS Abilene
Democrats block bill over Iran nuclear amendmenttook procedural steps that would allow a revote to break the Democrats' filibus
Democrats block bill over Iran nuclear amendment
KTXS Abilene / Posted 2 days ago
took procedural steps that would allow a revote to break the Democrats' filibuster if a deal is worked out. And Sen. Lamar Alexander of Tennessee, the top Republican on the bill, held out hope that a deal could be reached on Cotton's... Read more
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KECI Missoula
Democrats block bill over Iran nuclear amendmenttook procedural steps that would allow a revote to break the Democrats' filibus
Democrats block bill over Iran nuclear amendment
KECI Missoula / Posted 2 days ago
took procedural steps that would allow a revote to break the Democrats' filibuster if a deal is worked out. And Sen. Lamar Alexander of Tennessee, the top Republican on the bill, held out hope that a deal could be reached on Cotton's... Read more
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KCBA FOX 35 Salinas
Democrats block bill over Iran nuclear amendmenttook procedural steps that would allow a revote to break the Democrats' filibus
Democrats block bill over Iran nuclear amendment
KCBA FOX 35 Salinas / Posted 2 days ago
took procedural steps that would allow a revote to break the Democrats' filibuster if a deal is worked out. And Sen. Lamar Alexander of Tennessee, the top Republican on the bill, held out hope that a deal could be reached on Cotton's... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
Democrats block bill over Iran nuclear amendmenttook procedural steps that would allow a revote to break the Democrats' filibus
Democrats block bill over Iran nuclear amendment
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted 2 days ago
took procedural steps that would allow a revote to break the Democrats' filibuster if a deal is worked out. And Sen. Lamar Alexander of Tennessee, the top Republican on the bill, held out hope that a deal could be reached on Cotton's... Read more
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KXLY-TV Spokane
Democrats block bill over Iran nuclear amendmenttook procedural steps that would allow a revote to break the Democrats' filibus
Democrats block bill over Iran nuclear amendment
KXLY-TV Spokane / Posted 2 days ago
took procedural steps that would allow a revote to break the Democrats' filibuster if a deal is worked out. And Sen. Lamar Alexander of Tennessee, the top Republican on the bill, held out hope that a deal could be reached on Cotton's... Read more
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KTVZ Bend
Democrats block bill over Iran nuclear amendmenttook procedural steps that would allow a revote to break the Democrats' filibus
Democrats block bill over Iran nuclear amendment
KTVZ Bend / Posted 2 days ago
took procedural steps that would allow a revote to break the Democrats' filibuster if a deal is worked out. And Sen. Lamar Alexander of Tennessee, the top Republican on the bill, held out hope that a deal could be reached on Cotton's... Read more
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WCYB 5 Tri-Cities
Democrats block bill over Iran nuclear amendmenttook procedural steps that would allow a revote to break the Democrats' filibus
Democrats block bill over Iran nuclear amendment
WCYB 5 Tri-Cities / Posted 2 days ago
took procedural steps that would allow a revote to break the Democrats' filibuster if a deal is worked out. And Sen. Lamar Alexander of Tennessee, the top Republican on the bill, held out hope that a deal could be reached on Cotton's... Read more
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KTUU Anchorage
Democrats block bill over Iran nuclear amendmenttook procedural steps that would allow a revote to break the Democrats' filibus
Democrats block bill over Iran nuclear amendment
KTUU Anchorage / Posted 2 days ago
took procedural steps that would allow a revote to break the Democrats' filibuster if a deal is worked out. And Sen. Lamar Alexander of Tennessee, the top Republican on the bill, held out hope that a deal could be reached on Cotton's... Read more
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KRDO Colorado Springs
Democrats block bill over Iran nuclear amendmenttook procedural steps that would allow a revote to break the Democrats' filibus
Democrats block bill over Iran nuclear amendment
KRDO Colorado Springs / Posted 2 days ago
took procedural steps that would allow a revote to break the Democrats' filibuster if a deal is worked out. And Sen. Lamar Alexander of Tennessee, the top Republican on the bill, held out hope that a deal could be reached on Cotton's... Read more
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KRCR TV Redding
Democrats block bill over Iran nuclear amendmenttook procedural steps that would allow a revote to break the Democrats' filibus
Democrats block bill over Iran nuclear amendment
KRCR TV Redding / Posted 2 days ago
took procedural steps that would allow a revote to break the Democrats' filibuster if a deal is worked out. And Sen. Lamar Alexander of Tennessee, the top Republican on the bill, held out hope that a deal could be reached on Cotton's... Read more
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News Channel 12 New Bern
Democrats block bill over Iran nuclear amendmenttook procedural steps that would allow a revote to break the Democrats' filibus
Democrats block bill over Iran nuclear amendment
News Channel 12 New Bern / Posted 2 days ago
took procedural steps that would allow a revote to break the Democrats' filibuster if a deal is worked out. And Sen. Lamar Alexander of Tennessee, the top Republican on the bill, held out hope that a deal could be reached on Cotton's... Read more
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WFTV 9 Orlando
Fight over Iran nuclear deal threatens Senate spending billhe wait?" to put the amendment on a separate bill that is not part of the appro
Fight over Iran nuclear deal threatens Senate spending bill
WFTV 9 Orlando / Posted 2 days ago
he wait?" to put the amendment on a separate bill that is not part of the appropriations process, Feinstein asked. Sen. Lamar Alexander, R-Tenn., chairman of an energy and water subcommittee, said Cotton was "entirely within his rights" to offer... Read more
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The Columbian
Fight over Iran nuclear deal threatens Senate spending billhe wait?” to put the amendment on a separate bill that is not part of the appro
Fight over Iran nuclear deal threatens Senate spending bill
The Columbian / Posted 2 days ago
he wait?” to put the amendment on a separate bill that is not part of the appropriations process, Feinstein asked. Sen. Lamar Alexander, R-Tenn., chairman of an energy and water subcommittee, said Cotton was “entirely within his rights” to offer... Read more
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ABC 7 Gulfshore News
Dems block spending bill in dispute over Iran nuclear dealhe wait?" to put the amendment on a separate bill that is not part of the appro
Dems block spending bill in dispute over Iran nuclear deal
ABC 7 Gulfshore News / Posted 2 days ago
he wait?" to put the amendment on a separate bill that is not part of the appropriations process, Feinstein asked. Sen. Lamar Alexander, R-Tenn., chairman of an energy and water subcommittee, said Cotton was "entirely within his rights" to offer... Read more
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The Chattanoogan
General Motors To Expand Spring Hill Operationsbut the plant is growing because Spring Hill workers and Gov. Haslam have creat
General Motors To Expand Spring Hill Operations
The Chattanoogan / Posted 2 days ago
but the plant is growing because Spring Hill workers and Gov. Haslam have created an environment for growth,” Senator Lamar Alexander said. “We want to congratulate GM on another important investment in Spring Hill and its workforce,”... Read more
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Roll Call
Languishing Sexual Assault Bill Gets Another Push in Senateparts of this bill in that legislation and move it forward.” McCaskill said sh
Languishing Sexual Assault Bill Gets Another Push in Senate
Roll Call / Posted 2 days ago
parts of this bill in that legislation and move it forward.” McCaskill said she had been working with Tennessee Sen. Lamar Alexander, chairman of the Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee, and the ranking Democrat, Sen. Patty Murray... Read more
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The Hill
Overnight Finance: Puerto Rico pressure builds; Big tariff vote Wednesdaywork. Leadership is hoping to clear the energy and water appropriations bill t
Overnight Finance: Puerto Rico pressure builds; Big tariff vote Wednesday
The Hill / Posted 3 days ago
work. Leadership is hoping to clear the energy and water appropriations bill through the upper chamber this week. Sen. Lamar Alexander (R-Tenn.) said on Monday evening that senators are making "good progress" on the legislation. "We hope to... Read more
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The Huffington Post
Senators Fight For A Vote On Campus Rape Billas a standalone bill. "This is really a committee decision at this point," McC
Senators Fight For A Vote On Campus Rape Bill
The Huffington Post / Posted 3 days ago
as a standalone bill. "This is really a committee decision at this point," McCaskill said. A spokesperson for Sen. Lamar Alexander (R-Tenn.), chair of the HELP committee, did not respond to request for comment. If the bill isn't brought up... Read more
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Knoxville News Sentinel
Titan takes giant steps as ORNL preps for next great supercomputeroperations, the capability of Summit could go up to 200 petaflops, 250 petaflop
Titan takes giant steps as ORNL preps for next great supercomputer
Knoxville News Sentinel / Posted 3 days ago
operations, the capability of Summit could go up to 200 petaflops, 250 petaflops or even 300 petaflops. U.S. Sen. Lamar Alexander, R-Tenn., who chairs the Senate Appropriations subcommittee on energy and water, has vowed that ORNL will... Read more
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Knoxville News Sentinel
Senate Democrats tried unsuccessfully to force confirmation vote for federal judicial nomineessent his nomination to the full Senate last October. Stanton has the support o
Senate Democrats tried unsuccessfully to force confirmation vote for federal judicial nominees
Knoxville News Sentinel / Posted 3 days ago
sent his nomination to the full Senate last October. Stanton has the support of both of Tennessee's senators, Republicans Lamar Alexander and Bob Corker. But he has yet to receive a vote on the Senate floor. Senate Majority Mitch McConnell,... Read more
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Memphis Commercial Appeal
Memphis judicial nominee’s confirmation delayed in Senatesent his nomination to the full Senate last October. Stanton has the support o
Memphis judicial nominee’s confirmation delayed in Senate
Memphis Commercial Appeal / Posted 3 days ago
sent his nomination to the full Senate last October. Stanton has the support of both of Tennessee's senators, Republicans Lamar Alexander and Bob Corker. But he has yet to receive a vote on the Senate floor. Senate Majority Mitch McConnell,... Read more
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The Washington Times
Senate votes to restore full taxpayer subsidies for windmillsrise to 35 percent by the middle of the century, if the government helps keep t
Senate votes to restore full taxpayer subsidies for windmills
The Washington Times / Posted 3 days ago
rise to 35 percent by the middle of the century, if the government helps keep the industry afloat and expanding. Sen. Lamar Alexander, a Tennessee Republican, led the opposition, saying federal taxpayers have poured $23 billion into subsidies... Read more
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Knoxville News Sentinel
Police investigating theft at Maryville track and field fundraisertrack and field team over the weekend. The team was hosting a pancake breakfas
Police investigating theft at Maryville track and field fundraiser
Knoxville News Sentinel / Posted 3 days ago
track and field team over the weekend. The team was hosting a pancake breakfast at Aubrey's Restaurant, located at 909 W. Lamar Alexander Parkway in Maryville, on Saturday when "about $1,200" was stolen, Maryville athletic director George Quarles... Read more
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Roll Call
Senators Seek to Settle Zika Bill's CostSenate is nearing completion on an Energy-Water spending measure currently on t
Senators Seek to Settle Zika Bill's Cost
Roll Call / Posted 3 days ago
Senate is nearing completion on an Energy-Water spending measure currently on the floor. But the bill’s floor manager, Lamar Alexander, R-Tenn., told CQ Roll Call last week he hasn’t heard anything about the Energy-Water measure serving as a... Read more
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WSMV Nashville
8 in custody after police chase from Lebanon to Nashvillewho go through the transplant process can now continue their care with the doct
8 in custody after police chase from Lebanon to Nashville
WSMV Nashville / Posted 3 days ago
who go through the transplant process can now continue their care with the doctors, nurses and staff they know. Sen. Lamar Alexander addresses TN testing problemsSen. Lamar Alexander addresses TN testing problems U.S. Sen. Lamar Alexander... Read more
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WSMV Nashville
Rollover crash on I-65 North closing lanes at Wedgewoodwho go through the transplant process can now continue their care with the doct
Rollover crash on I-65 North closing lanes at Wedgewood
WSMV Nashville / Posted 3 days ago
who go through the transplant process can now continue their care with the doctors, nurses and staff they know. Sen. Lamar Alexander addresses TN testing problemsSen. Lamar Alexander addresses TN testing problems U.S. Sen. Lamar Alexander... Read more
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WSMV Nashville
5 in custody after police chase from Lebanon to Nashvillewho go through the transplant process can now continue their care with the doct
5 in custody after police chase from Lebanon to Nashville
WSMV Nashville / Posted 3 days ago
who go through the transplant process can now continue their care with the doctors, nurses and staff they know. Sen. Lamar Alexander addresses TN testing problemsSen. Lamar Alexander addresses TN testing problems U.S. Sen. Lamar Alexander... Read more
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WSMV Nashville
Johnny Manziel assault indictment could come Tuesdaywho go through the transplant process can now continue their care with the doct
Johnny Manziel assault indictment could come Tuesday
WSMV Nashville / Posted 3 days ago
who go through the transplant process can now continue their care with the doctors, nurses and staff they know. Sen. Lamar Alexander addresses TN testing problemsSen. Lamar Alexander addresses TN testing problems U.S. Sen. Lamar Alexander... Read more
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WSMV Nashville
Johnny Manziel assault indictment could come Tuesdaywho go through the transplant process can now continue their care with the doct
Johnny Manziel assault indictment could come Tuesday
WSMV Nashville / Posted 3 days ago
who go through the transplant process can now continue their care with the doctors, nurses and staff they know. Sen. Lamar Alexander addresses TN testing problemsSen. Lamar Alexander addresses TN testing problems U.S. Sen. Lamar Alexander... Read more
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WSMV Nashville
Kid Rock's assistant killed in crash at singer's propertywho go through the transplant process can now continue their care with the doct
Kid Rock's assistant killed in crash at singer's property
WSMV Nashville / Posted 3 days ago
who go through the transplant process can now continue their care with the doctors, nurses and staff they know. Sen. Lamar Alexander addresses TN testing problemsSen. Lamar Alexander addresses TN testing problems U.S. Sen. Lamar Alexander... Read more
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Chattanooga Times Free Press
Fate of four bills rests in Tennessee governor's handsa bill hiking cash awards in charitable bingo games that a federal probe found
Fate of four bills rests in Tennessee governor's hands
Chattanooga Times Free Press / Posted 3 days ago
a bill hiking cash awards in charitable bingo games that a federal probe found to be riddled with fraud. Republican Gov. Lamar Alexander (1979-1987) suffered the most veto overrides in his dealings with a Democratic-dominated General Assembly. Of... Read more
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