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Tennessee passes sign language bill

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - The Tennessee Legislature has passed a measure that allows students to take American Sign Language and get credit for their foreign language requirements. Sen. Becky Massey, a Republican from Knoxville who sponsored the Senate Bill, said… continue reading ›

2 charged with paying underage girls for sex in motel

ELIZABETHTON, Tenn. (AP) - Two men have been arrested on charges of having sex with underage girls, following a human trafficking investigation. The Johnson City Press reports ( ) that the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation charged 26-year-old Robelio E. Flores-Rivera… continue reading ›

Fired WUTC reporter amends lawsuit, names UTC Chancellor

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (AP) - The public radio reporter fired by the University of Tennessee-Chattanooga has amended her lawsuit against the school, adding Chancellor Steven Angle as an individual defendant. Chattanooga Times Free Press reports ( ) Jacqui Helbert says university… continue reading ›


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