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Lawmaker Warns TBI To Think Twice About Push To Make Cold Meds Rx-Only

by / on July 31, 2013

The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation is gearing up for another push to require prescriptions for cold medicine used to make methamphetamine. One lawmaker is asking the TBI if this is a fight worth having.

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TBI ‘Deeply Concerned’ About Gangs in Rural West Tennessee

TBI ‘Deeply Concerned’ About Gangs in Rural West Tennessee

by / on November 8, 2012

Gang members are flooding small West Tennessee towns on the weekends, according to the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation. TBI director Mark Gwyn says he’s “deeply concerned’ about gangsters taking over.

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Audit Finds District Attorney Used Seized Vehicles, Guns

Audit Finds District Attorney Used Seized Vehicles, Guns

by / on August 17, 2011

The District Attorney from Huntington used confiscated sports cars and weapons as his own, according to an audit released by the state comptroller Wednesday. He also allowed drug helicopters to fly dignitaries to high school football games.

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Board of Nursing Investigation Raises Question: How Far Can Politicians Go?

by / on July 20, 2011

Two state representatives have acknowledged they used legislation to force the state Board of Nursing to reinstate constituents. The case raises the question of how far a politician can go in negotiating with a professional board.

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DA Asks TBI, Auditors to Investigate Arriola

by / on July 15, 2011

District Attorney Torry Johnson says he’s asking the state to look into possible wrongdoing by Davidson County Clerk John Arriola. A Channel Five investigation questioned whether Arriola placed someone on his payroll who doesn’t actually perform a job for the clerk’s office. Those reports also said Arriola charges for officiating at weddings.

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Getting Back to Battle with a Brain Injury

Getting Back to Battle with a Brain Injury

by / on April 14, 2011

The signature wound of the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan – mild traumatic brain injury or TBI – has been hard to diagnose and just as difficult to treat. But determining if and when a soldier can return to battle following a serious concussion has befuddled doctors. So physicians at Fort Campbell have begun observing patients under the stress of combat.

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Lawmakers Face Choice On How To Slow Meth Production

by / on February 14, 2011

Infighting continued at the Tennessee state legislature Monday over what to do about an increase in illegal methamphetamine production.

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TennCare Provider Fraud Unit Finds $44 Million for Year

by / on September 8, 2009

The TennCare Office of Inspector General hit a milestone last month of the 1,000th arrest since establishing the unit in 2005. But in terms of money recouped from fraud, the lion’s share comes from doctors and pharmacists.

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Senator Paul Stanley Resigns

by / on July 28, 2009

Germantown Republican Paul Stanley will leave the state senate early next month.

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Ramsey: It’s a Shame an Intern Policy is Needed

by / on July 27, 2009

Recent revelations of an inappropriate relationship between a senator and his intern have made it clear that the state legislature has no written policy regarding interactions between members and their interns.

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