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Rotary Gov. Huffman Congratulates Local Club On 100-Years
Rotary Gov. Huffman Congratulates Local Club On 100-Years

Rotary's District 6760 Governor Robert Huffmann spoke to the Murfreesboro Rotary Club during its Centennial Anniversary Celebration on Tuesday at the Stones River Country Club.

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Gov. Lee Supports Banning Abortion Once Fetal Heartbeat is Detected
Gov. Lee Supports Banning Abortion Once Fetal Heartbeat is Detected

Gov. Bill Lee says he supports banning abortion once a fetal heartbeat is detected, as early as six weeks into pregnancy.

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Governor Proclaims Oct. 25th Lights On Afterschool Day!
Governor Proclaims Oct. 25th Lights On Afterschool Day!

In Murfreesboro, the Boys and Girls Club and the extended school programs at Hobgood, Siegel, John Pittard and Bradley Academy will be participating in the programs.

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Commission Sends Three Names to Governor for 16th Judicial District Circuit Court Opening
Commission Sends Three Names to Governor for 16th Judicial District Circuit Court Opening

The Trial Court Vacancy Commission met Wednesday, August 8, 2018 to consider seven candidates for the Circuit Court vacancy in the 16th Judicial District - Cannon and Rutherford Counties.

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Candidates for Governor Spending $$$
Candidates for Governor Spending $$$

Four Republicans have spent $33 million-plus in Tennessee's primary for governor, unleashing about $33 million of personal wealth.

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Governor Candidates Spending Large Amounts of Money
Governor Candidates Spending Large Amounts of Money

Four Republicans have spent $33 million-plus in Tennessee's primary for governor, unleashing about $33 million of personal wealth.

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Gov. Haslam okays partnership with CMA Foundation for $1 Million Music and Arts Education Initiative
Gov. Haslam okays partnership with CMA Foundation for $1 Million Music and Arts Education Initiative

Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam today announced a partnership with the Country Music Association (CMA) Foundation to launch a $1 million competitive grant opportunity focused on expanding students' access to high-quality music and arts education.

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Diane Black raises more than $6 million since the start of gubernatorial campaign
Diane Black raises more than $6 million since the start of gubernatorial campaign

The Diane Black campaign announced that it has raised more than $6 million since the beginning of her campaign for Governor and more than $3.3 million during the 1st quarter of 2018.

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UPDATE: Mae Beavers drops out of the Tennessee Governors Race
UPDATE: Mae Beavers drops out of the Tennessee Governors Race

UPDATE: According to the Tennessean, Beavers reported raising just under $150,000 in her latest financial disclosure, which covered six months. Her other financial disclosure reported raising just $36,000. "To the volunteers, supporters, and every person who championed my run for Governor, I want to express my deepest gratitude to you..."

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MTSU POLL: Blackburn, Dean and Bredesen take early leads in key primaries
MTSU POLL: Blackburn, Dean and Bredesen take early leads in key primaries

Marsha Blackburn leads in the Republican U.S. Senate primary, Karl Dean leads in the Democratic gubernatorial primary, and Phil Bredesen probably would be leading in the Democratic U.S. Senate primary if he were a declared candidate, the latest MTSU Poll finds.

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TN Speaker of the House tells Murfreesboro about her run for governor
TN Speaker of the House tells Murfreesboro about her run for governor

Tennessee House Speaker Beth Harwell was in Murfreesboro on Monday and she stated on WGNS (52 Seconds)...

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Rutherford County Property Assessor Rob Mitchell not running for Governor
Rutherford County Property Assessor Rob Mitchell not running for Governor

Rutherford County Property Assessor Rob Mitchell, who was considering a run at the Governor of Tennessee seat, has decided not to move forward with such an endeavor.

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Tennessee Right to Life Commends Governor Haslam for Support and Signing of Post-Viability Abortion Ban
Tennessee Right to Life Commends Governor Haslam for Support and Signing of Post-Viability Abortion Ban

The state's leading pro-life organization celebrated passage of its priority legislation during a ceremonial bill signing by Governor Bill Haslam today at Legislative Plaza.

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Rutherford County Property Assessor considering a run for Governor
Rutherford County Property Assessor considering a run for Governor

A recent story by Sam Stockard in the Murfreesboro Post indicates the Rutherford County Property Assessor is considering a run for the governors seat in Tennessee.

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State Senator Mae Beavers (R-Mt. Juliet) aims to run for Governor
State Senator Mae Beavers (R-Mt. Juliet) aims to run for Governor

State Senator Mae Beavers (R-Mt. Juliet) intends to formally announce a campaign for Governor of Tennessee at Charlie Daniels Park in Mt. Juliet at 1 pm on Saturday June 3, 2017.

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Gov. Haslam announces $1.12 Million for Energy Efficiency Projects
Gov. Haslam announces $1.12 Million for Energy Efficiency Projects

Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam and Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation (TDEC) Commissioner Bob Martineau today announced more than $1 million in grants for energy efficiency projects.

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New law to end  hiring illegal aliens goes to the governor for signature
New law to end hiring illegal aliens goes to the governor for signature

Legislation which puts more teeth in Tennessee's E-Verify law to ensure that new hires are in the state legally is now on its way to the governor after unanimous approval in the House of Representatives Thursday.

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New Program Would Help Those With Intellectual Disabilities
New Program Would Help Those With Intellectual Disabilities

State officials told the governor that the job service would be part of a unique program where "employment and independent living is the first and preferred option" in assisting Tennesseans with intellectual and developmental disabilities.

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TN Gov. Bill Haslam raises questions about legislative proposal to ban schools from teaching about
TN Gov. Bill Haslam raises questions about legislative proposal to ban schools from teaching about "religious doctrine"

Gov. Bill Haslam is raising questions about a legislative proposal to ban Tennessee schools from teaching about "religious doctrine" before the 10th grade.

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Higher Education Aims for More Money
Higher Education Aims for More Money

Tennessee higher education officials say they'll be forced to continue raising tuition if the state doesn't provide adequate funding to help with costs at their institutions.

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Correction: Congressman DesJarlais will be in Murfreesboro this Saturday, Gov. Haslam will not...
Correction: Congressman DesJarlais will be in Murfreesboro this Saturday, Gov. Haslam will not...

This is the 85th annual “General Conference of the National Guard Association of Tennessee.” The event will be at the Embassy Suites. 

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A New MTSU Poll Shows that Gov. Bill Haslam's Job Approval Rating has been on the Decline

Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam’s job approval has dropped 14 points to 47 percent, with support from Democrats and independents sharply down for the Republican governor since last spring, according to the latest MTSU Poll.

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Governor Haslam in Murfreesboro for Public Luncheon
Governor Haslam in Murfreesboro for Public Luncheon
The Rutherford County Chamber of Commerce will host Tennessee’s 49th governor, Bill Haslam, at Lunch with the Governor, on Tuesday, Dec. 3, at the Embassy Suites Murfreesboro Hotel & Conference Center.
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TN Gov. Bill Haslam Announces Formation of Task Force to Help U-S Veterans Earn Degrees and More
TN Gov. Bill Haslam Announces Formation of Task Force to Help U-S Veterans Earn Degrees and More
Gov. Bill Haslam has announced the formation of a task force to evaluate how to best serve Tennessee’s veterans seeking a certificate or degree beyond high school.
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TN Governor Wants College Graduation Rates at 55% Instead of 32%
TN Governor Wants College Graduation Rates at 55% Instead of 32%
Republican Gov. Bill Haslam says he wants to set Tennessee on a path toward boosting college graduation rates from 32% to 55% by 2025. Haslam said in a release this week that he has appointed Randy Boyd, chairman of wireless pet fence maker Radio Systems Corp., to help further that goal as his top higher education adviser. 
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