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8:48am

Mon January 21, 2013
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Tenn. Pols Hope Gun Bill Won't Hurt VW Chances

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NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Efforts to land the assembly of another Volkswagen model in Tennessee have been kicked into high gear following the German automaker's unveiling of its CrossBlue SUV prototype at the North American International Auto Show in Detroit last week.

Officials hope their chances won't be undermined by renewed efforts in the state Legislature to enact a law to guarantee employees the right to store firearms in vehicles parked at work.

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8:32am

Mon January 21, 2013
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Tenn. to Begin Issuing Secure Driver's Licenses

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CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (AP) — Three Tennessee counties will begin issuing secure driver's licenses this spring.

The Chattanooga Times Free Press reports the new process for licenses is being piloted at the Hamilton County Clerk's office, as well as two driver service centers in Sumner and Roberson counties.

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10:47am

Fri January 18, 2013
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Tennessee Choir Set to Sing for Obama Inaugural Monday

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CLEVELAND, Tenn. (AP) — About 200 students from Cleveland, Tennessee’s Lee University left by bus for Washington D.C. Friday morning to participate in Monday’s presidential inaugural.

A choir from Lee University will sing for the inaugural crowd prior to President Obama being sworn in for his second term.

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12:23pm

Thu January 17, 2013
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Last Chance to Make a Mortgate Settlement Claim

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP/WMOT) — Friday is the deadline for Tennesseans to file a claim under the national mortgage settlement.

Approximately 37,000 Tennessee borrowers who lost their homes to foreclosure between 2008 and 2011 may be eligible to receive a payment under the settlement.

Jeff Hill is a lawyer in the Tennessee Attorney General’s office.

“People who have not returned forms that they received, or think they should be a part of the settlement need to contact the settlement administrator."

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8:51am

Thu January 17, 2013
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Strong Reaction in Tenn. to Obama Gun Control Measures

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. (AP/WMOT) — President Obama's proposals for curbing gun violence have drawn strong reaction here in Tennessee.

The president made his sweeping proposals Wednesday, a month after the Connecticut school shooting that left six teachers and 20 students dead. The president called for universal background checks and bans on military-style assault weapons and high-capacity ammunition magazines.

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