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Update: The national organization released a another statement Thursday  afternoon saying, “the Fraternity will take action, as may be appropriate, based on the findings of the investigation.” A cell phone camera video of a party at the house of Sigma Nu fraternity shows what may be the cause of the organization’s current scrutiny by MTSU officials and the fraternity’s …

Two Tennessee lawmakers say they are working on a bill designed to protect clergy and houses of worship that refuse to perform or host same-sex marriages. The announcement comes in response to the ruling by the U.S. Supreme Court on Friday legalizing same-sex marriage in all 50 states. In a news release, State Rep. Bryan Terry says …

The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation released its 2014 ‘Crime in Tennessee’ report earlier today. The annual study compiles data reported from each law enforcement agency in the state. Some of the report’s findings include: Overall, reported incidents dropped in the Group A (counted by offenses) category by 2.4% and by 2.5% in the Group B …

AP NEWs

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The Tennessee Department of Transportation has launched a massive mission to patch the plethora of potholes across the state. TDOT officials said in a statement that the agency plans to make use of the forecast for warmer temperatures over the next few days by using all available manpower to make repairs …

Continuing the administration’s effort to make college more affordable and encourage Americans to invest in their educations, President Obama announced a Student Aid Bill of Rights Tuesday afternoon. The Student Aid Bill of Rights reads:                                  I.            Every student deserves access to a quality, affordable education at a college that’s cutting costs and increasing learning.    …