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“Open Carry” Gun Bill Killed

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    • “Open Carry” Gun Bill Killed

      With a convincing 10-1 vote against it, the state House Finance subcommittee rejects legislation previously passed by the Senate but opposed by the Haslam administration..
    • Holding on Tight

      The 2014 election results could hinge on whose coattails — or hugs — count for most. Witness Amy Weirich and Judge Joe Brown.
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