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NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) Legislation that seeks to ban speeding cameras in Tennessee is headed to the governor for his consideration.

The measure, sponsored by Republican Rep. Andy Holt of Dresden, was approved 74-16 in the House on Wednesday after the Senate passed it 29-1.

The proposal originally sought to ban both speed and red-light cameras but was amended over the legislative process to just include speed cameras.

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. (WMOT)  --  Murfreesboro Police say they found two people wounded following a shots-fired incident at an apartment complex on Bradyville Pike Tuesday night.

A report on the incident says police were called to Altitude Apartments on Bradyville just after 9 p.m. Witnesses tell police they heard shots and ran outside to see a dark colored SUV speeding out of the complex. The report says a thin, black male wearing athletic shorts and a gray hoodie and standing near the entrance to the apartments opened fire on the SUV as it fled.

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. (WMOT)  --  Middle Tennessee State University says it’s launching a project to help the mid-state’s young people gain a better understanding of diverse cultures.

MTSU recently received a $120,000 federal grant to share what it’s learned in recent years about teaching religious pluralism. Over the next twenty months, MTSU will work to share those insights with instructors at the state’s community colleges.

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee students would have to pass a partial version of the U.S. citizenship and immigration services' civic test before getting a high school diploma under legislation headed for Gov. Bill Haslam's consideration.

The bill sponsored by Senate Republican leader Mark Norris of Collierville was approved on a 30-0 vote on Tuesday. The House had passed its version on an 85-8 vote on Monday.

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The Senate has approved a bill to rename and review Common Core education standards, and Gov. Bill Haslam says he plans to sign the measure into law.

The chamber voted 27-1 on Tuesday to approve the measure sponsored by Republican Sen. Mike Bell of Riceville. The House version passed on a 97-0 vote a day earlier.

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