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Sophomoric? Members Of Congress Talk Like 10th-Graders, Analysis Shows
Members of Congress are often criticized for what they do — or rather, what they don't do. But what about what they say and, more specifically, how they say it? NPR
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Tennessee dental health among nation's worst
Tennessee's dental health can be measured in so many ways: Twenty percent of adults ages 18-64 have lost six or more teeth because of decay, infection or gum disease, twice the national median, according to a report by the Commonwealth Fund, a health care advocacy group. Chattanooga Times Free-Press
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170 workers in Tennessee counties to lose jobs
Roughly 170 employees at three worksites in Davidson and Rutherford counties have been given The Tennessean
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Is Tennessee a Tie?
In Tennessee, Republicans control the legislature, the governorship, and both U.S. Senate seats. In 2008, the presidential race there wasn’t even close: John McCain won by 15 percentage points over Barack Obama. So it comes as something as a surprise that a new Vanderbilt University poll shows Obama in a virtual tie with Mitt Romney, with Romney leading by just one percentage point, 42 percent to 41 percent. Politico
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Debbie Stabenow seeks farm bill deal with South
With her farm bill now slated for the Senate floor in June, Agriculture Committee Chairwoman Debbie Stabenow is reaching out to Southern lawmakers, trying to heal the breach that split her panel last month and put her at odds with allies in the House. Southern rice and peanut growers are the two primary outliers, and the backroom talks are focused on tailoring some modest countercyclical program as a safety net for these commodities. Politico
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More American Die In Their Workplaces Each Year Than Died During 10 Years Of War In Iraq
4,690 people were killed at work in 2010, up three percent from 2009, the Center for Public Integrity reports. That means that more Americans died in their workplaces in one year than died during the entire war in Iraq. Think Progress
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Southern Co. CEO: ‘We’re just a wee bit sexier than Spam’
Not many buttoned-down CEOs of publicly regulated utilities rise through the ranks after blowing the whistle on a colleague involved in financial improprieties. And not many CEOs have a diagram on their office wall of Napoleon’s march to Moscow in 1812, when most of his troops died, largely because of poor preparation. Atlanta Journal Constitution
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Will sales tax shorten Atlanta commutes, reduce traffic?
If voters say yes to the July 31 sales tax referendum, they will trigger the biggest single transportation investment the Atlanta region has seen in generations. Atlanta Journal Constitution
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S.C. solar bill might not see the light
Two weeks ago in this space, I noted time was running short on a bill in the state legislature that would give so-called angel investors a tax credit for putting money into local start-ups. According to its supporters, the Bill Wylie Entrepreneurship Act of 2011 would not only boost those small businesses but also bring South Carolina into line with North Carolina, Georgia and several other states. Post-Courier
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Santee Cooper considers raising electric rates in the fall
State-owned utility Santee Cooper is considering raising electric rates for the first time since 2009. The Moncks Corner-based utility’s board heard recommendations from staff today to look into a new rate schedule for its 164,000 customers in Berkeley, Georgetown and Horry counties as well as the 30 industries it serves. Post-Courier
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