Friday, April 05, 2013

Lawmakers Say Students Can't Use ID to Vote
The Senate sponsor of a measure to allow people to display student IDs to vote has changed his mind. Sen. Bill Ketron had said he would press ahead with the matter even though the version approved by the House would not allow the practice. But the Murfreesboro Republican decided to concur with the House version on Thursday and the full Senate voted 23-7 in support. The measure is headed to the governor for his consideration. Ketron told reporters after the vote that he changed his mind after talking to members and realizing he didn't have the votes to pass the version that would allow students to use IDs issued by public colleges and universities to vote. Currently faculty and graduate assistants on the payroll can use their IDs.

Thursday, October 30, 2014

  • Meth-Making Charges Filed Against Damascus Man
  • VDOT Gets More Funding, More Equipment for 2014-15 Snow Removal
  • Victim Says A Woman Tried to Run Him Over Three Times on I-26
  • Russell County Crash Still Under Investigation
  • Jury Finds Blountville Man Guilty of First Degree Murder
  • Review: Deadly Force Justified in Washington County, Virginia Killing
  • Elizabethton School Superintendent Calls Fox News Report 'Absurd'
  • Johnson City Man Stopped for Speeding, Arrested for Marijuana Possession
  • "Incest Dad" from Bristol Sentenced to 27 Years in Prison
  • MTSU Poll: 'Yes On 1' Issue Could be Too Close to Call
  • Appalachian Biofuels Chooses Russell County for New Headquarters, Plant
  • Elizabethton Man Charged with Two Counts of Rape



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