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‘Guns in Trunks’ Sponsors Fend Off Exemptions

‘Guns in Trunks’ Sponsors Fend Off Exemptions

by / on February 11, 2013

The state senate has sided with the Second Amendment over private property rights. So-called “guns in trunks” legislation passed last night by a wide margin.

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Racial Tensions Underlie Metro Consolidation Vote

Racial Tensions Underlie Metro Consolidation Vote

by / on June 28, 2012

Fifty years ago today, the citizens of Nashville and Davidson County voted to merge two governments into one. It’s considered the first full-scale consolidation in the U.S., and the city remains the envy of those who have tried and failed to do the same. But combining city and county also has contributed to keeping Nashville in the back of the pack in terms of breaking some racial barriers.

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Abortion Bill Heads to Governor

by / on April 20, 2010

A bill that keeps state tax dollars from funding abortions is now headed for the governor.

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Education Bill Passed In Time for Race to the Top Application

by / on January 16, 2010

Large, bipartisan majorities in both houses approved the bill that for the first time would allow student achievement scores to be factored into a teacher’s job rating.

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