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Unexpected addition to Tennessee Senate guns in parks bill

NASHVILLE, Tenn. — The Tennessee Senate has approved a bill allowing guns to be carried in local parks.

The measure was passed 26-7 Wednesday morning sending it one step closer to the governor’s desk. 251 more words


Obama Headlines Dedication of Kennedy Institute

President Barack Obama, First Lady Michelle Obama and Vice President Joe Biden headlined a high-powered guest list of politicians and other invited guests who gathered to dedicate the… 444 more words


Verizon customers can now opt out of tracking program

Verizon customers can now choose to opt-out of a controversial advertising program that used so-called “supercookies,” with the carrier making good on a promise it issued earlier this year. 193 more words


Senate signs bill making fireworks legal in Ga.

ATLANTA (AP) – The Georgia Senate has passed a bill legalizing the sale of fireworks in the state.

The measure had been tabled earlier but was revived and passed 43-7 late Tuesday after Sen. 106 more words

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CMS is incentivizing providers to participate in its value-based care programs

The organizations who will likely thrive as health care shifts to fee-for-value payments are those who aggressively embrace the changes.

Both the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services… 296 more words


APC wins 64 seats in Senate

The result of the National Assembly election declared by the Independent National Electoral Commission on Tuesday has pushed the opposition All Progressives Congress to the majority status in the 109 membership Senate. 16 more words


Missouri House Moves Bill to Expand Beer Growlers Forward

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) - The Missouri House has advanced a bill that would allow sales of beer growlers in grocery and convenience stores.

House members in a voice vote Tuesday approved the measure to expand availability of the typically 64-ounce jugs of draft beer. 104 more words