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  • White House France state dinner guest list

    White House France state dinner guest list
    The White House has released this list of expected attendees at Tuesday’s state dinner in honor of France.  The President and Mrs. Obama His Excellency Francois Hollande, president of French Republic Mr. J.J. Abrams, Pacific Palisades, CA Ms....
  • Tennessee GOP feels buyer's remorse as union vote is held at VW plant

    Organized labor has become a fixture in U.S. politics and elections, donating money and manpower mainly to Democratic candidates. So it shouldn't surprise anyone when Republican officeholders try to persuade workers not to join a union. That's happening...
  • The GOP attacks a union drive at VW — though the company's in favor

    The GOP attacks a union drive at VW — though the company's in favor
    Some 1,500 employees at Volkswagen's factory in Chattanooga, Tenn., started voting today on whether to affiliate with the United Auto Workers. Here are a couple of interesting points about this vote, which will continue through Friday. --Volkswagen's in...
  • Execution drugs unavailable, states eye electric chairs, firing squads

    So what do you do when you’re a death penalty state and the rest of the civilized world refuses to sell you the drugs for your lethal injections? Turn back the clock, apparently. In Tennessee, Gov. Bill Haslam on Thursday signed a law that would...
  • Tennessee OKs electric chair when lethal injection drugs unavailable

    With questions about the effectiveness and humaneness of lethal injections to execute inmates growing across the nation, Tennessee has turned to the electric chair as an alternative, becoming the first state to require electrocution if the needed drugs...
  • Man running for governor to get raccoon back

    Man running for governor to get raccoon back
    A man that became an Internet sensation by showering and dancing with his pet raccoon has entered the Tennessee gubernatorial race in an effort to get the pet back after it was seized by the state last year.  Mark 'Coonrippy' Brown, 55, became a YouTube...
  • Protect farming's whistleblowers

    Protect farming's whistleblowers
    "Despicable, unconstitutional, ridiculous, immature, idiotic, and mendacious." And that's just how Tennessee newspapers characterized the state's "ag-gag" bill now awaiting Gov. Bill Haslam's signature. "Ag-gag" bills criminalize whistleblowing that...
  • George Jones' May 2 funeral service going live on cable, Web

    Thursday’s funeral service for Country Music Hall of Fame member George Jones will be a star-studded affair featuring a host of musicians, political figures and other celebrities paying final tribute to one of the most widely lauded singers of the...
  • George Jones eulogized at funeral service in Nashville

    The funeral service for country singer George Jones on Thursday in Nashville was as richly emotional as the songs with which he built his reputation as one of the greatest vocalists in country history, through sung and spoken tributes from a full slate of...
  • Beretta chooses Tennessee for new plant

    Beretta chooses Tennessee for new plant
    Gun manufacturer Beretta USA announced Wednesday it would build its newest plant not in Maryland, but in Tennessee. Last year, the centuries-old Italian gun-maker threatened to abandon plans to expand its U.S. headquarters in Prince George's County when...
  • RFD-TV to broadcast George Jones funeral

     
    Updated May 1, 2013, 11:52am CT RFD-TV announced that it will broadcast a live feed of the public funeral services of country legend George Jones direct from the Grand Ole Opry House in Nashville this Thursday, May 2, beginning at 11am ET/10am CT....