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.

Friday, November 28, 2014

  • Unicoi County Mom, Daughter Charged with Selling Painkillers to Undercover TennCare Fraud Investigator
  • Kingsport BMA to Consider $384K Purchase Order for Sixth-Graders' Laptops
  • Barber Launches Christmas "Shoe Box" Drive
  • Coal Mine Citations Reported for October
  • Bristol, TN to Consider Mobile Food Vendors Ordinance for Private Properties
  • Holiday Shopping Cause for Crowds, Extra Security and Stress
  • Fossil Site Helping Second Harvest Food Bank to Collect Food
  • Tire Slashing Vandal Strikes in Gray
  • Washington County, TN To Hire a Veterans Service Officer
  • Several Wrecks in Our Region on Thanksgiving Day
  • Two Reportedly Injured in Home Elevator Accident in Carter County
  • Greene County Man Killed in Crash with Tanker Driven by Piney Flats Man
  • Center of Excellence Receives $2 Million Grant from Virginia Tobacco Commission
  • Wal-Mart Shoplifter Will Spend the Holiday in Jail
  • PBA Looking into Joint Venture with ETSU and Millennium Centre
  • Special Black Friday Sales Set at Virginia ABC Stores



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