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  • Advocates take Tennessee to court over federal health care law

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A federal judge is scheduled to hear arguments in a lawsuit accusing the state of failing to provide certain services required by the federal health care law.

    The lawsuit was filed by the Southern Poverty Law Center, the Tennessee Justice Center and the National Health Law Program. It follows a letter from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services that was sent to state officials in June, accusing them of failing to meet requirements under the health care law.

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  • Sports
  • MTSU Football Set for Season Opener

    MURFREESBORO, Tenn. (WMOT)  --  The Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders will open their 100th Season of Football at home Saturday against Savannah State.

    Coming off an 8-5 season, the Blue Raiders are picked to finished 2nd in the league according to Conference USA coaches.

    As for Savannah State, the Tigers are coming off a 1011 season in 2013.

    After a full offseason of competition at quarterback, head coach Rick Stockstill will go with redshirt sophomore Austin Grammer in week one.

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  • Politics
  • Deadline for Tenn. AG applications is noon Friday


    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The deadline to apply with the Tennessee Supreme Court for the next eight-year term as state attorney general is noon Friday.

    Tennessee is the only state where the high court appoints the attorney general.

    The justices plan to hold public hearings with candidates they deem qualified for the job.

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