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AAA urges Motorists to Slow Down, Move Over to Protect Tow Operators, First Responders

 

AAANashville, TN – The Auto Club Group (AAA) is urging motorists to Slow Down and Move Over to protect the lives of tow operators and first responders.

Yesterday afternoon, AAA was joined by the Tennessee Highway Safety Office, Tennessee Highway Patrol, Tennessee Road Builders Association, Tennessee Department of Transportation and the Tennessee Trucking Foundation and Association for a joint press conference in Nashville to announce the start of an ongoing Slow Down, Move Over campaign – view the conference footage here.

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American Heart Association Launches #QuitLying Day to Combat Youth Vaping in Schools Across the Country

 

American Heart AssociationNashville, TN – The American Heart Association, the world’s leading nonprofit organization focused on heart and brain health for all, is working with over 100 schools across the country to give students the opportunity to demand accountability by e-cigarette companies for spending millions marketing products directly to youth.

Local AHA awarded a grant to launch anti-vaping campaigns in two Middle Tennessee School Districts. (American Heart Association)

Local AHA awarded a grant to launch anti-vaping campaigns in two Middle Tennessee School Districts. (American Heart Association)

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Coalition for Better Health Created to Lead Policy Change in Tennessee

 

Coalition for Better HealthNashville, TN – There’s a new organization devoted to improving health conditions and battling chronic, behavior-related diseases in Tennessee. The Coalition for Better Health represents the first statewide nonprofit aimed at encouraging improvements in public and institutional health policies.

The Coalition will coordinate and lead efforts to improve health conditions in Tennessee through advocacy, research, and coordination among the public and private sectors.

Statewide, nonprofit organization is launched to improve health outcomes.

Statewide, nonprofit organization is launched to improve health outcomes.

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TDOT announces New 2020 Tennessee State Maps Now Available

 

Tennessee Department of Transportation - TDOTNashville, TN – The Tennessee Department of Transportation (TDOT) announces that the official 2020 Tennessee Transportation Map is now available for travelers.

The 2020 map was created in ESRI ArcGIS Pro, using Geographic Information Systems as the foundation.

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Tennessee Cooking Up a Healthier Summer for Rural Children

 

Tennessee Department of Human ServicesNashville, TN – The Tennessee Department of Human Services (TDHS) is seeking rural communities as it opens the application process for organizations to participate in this year’s Summer Food Service Program (SFSP).

The goal of the SFSP is to ensure that children 18 and younger who benefit from meal programs during the school year continue to have that same access to nutritious meals during the summer.  

Tennessee Department of Human Services is focusing on recruiting rural partners to help feed children with the Summer Food Service Program.

Tennessee Department of Human Services is focusing on recruiting rural partners to help feed children with the Summer Food Service Program.

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Tennessee Fish and Wildlife Commission holds First 2020 Meeting

 

Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency - TWRANashville, TN – The Tennessee Fish and Wildlife Commission held its first meeting of 2020 which included updates on chronic wasting disease (CWD), a preview of next year’s waterfowl and migratory hunting seasons, and Asian carp. The two-day meeting was held in the Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency’s Region II Ray Bell Building.

Chuck Yoest, TWRA’s CWD coordinator, reported that the number of CWD-positive and high-risk counties in southwest Tennessee has increased to seven and four, respectively.

Tennessee Fish and Wildlife Commission receives reports about chronic wasting disease, asian carp as well as big game tagging at January meeting.

Tennessee Fish and Wildlife Commission receives reports about chronic wasting disease, asian carp as well as big game tagging at January meeting.

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Tennessee Governor Bill Lee Introduces Comprehensive Pro-Life Legislation

 

Bill includes Prohibition of Abortion where a Fetal Heartbeat Exists.

Tennessee State GovernmentNashville, TN – On Thursday, January 23rd, 2020, Tennessee Governor Bill Lee announced that he will submit comprehensive pro-life legislation to the Tennessee General Assembly this year, including the prohibition of an abortion where a fetal heartbeat exists.

Tennessee Governor Bill Lee

Tennessee Governor Bill Lee

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TBI issues AMBER Alert for twelve year old Lucy Lucas of Chattanooga Tennessee

 

Tennessee Bureau of InvestigationNashville, TN – The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation (TBI) has issued a statewide AMBER Alert on behalf of the Chattanooga Police Department for Lucy Lucas.

Lucy is a 12-year-old Hispanic female with black hair, brown eyes, 4’8″ tall, and 120 lbs.

Lucy was last seen at her residence in Chattanooga, TN.

Lucy could possibly be in the Nashville, TN area.

Lucy Lucas

Lucy Lucas

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TWRA issues Scam Alert, Buyers Beware When Purchasing Hunting and Fishing Licenses

 

Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency - TWRANashville, TN – Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency (TWRA) wants sportsmen to beware! A scam website has been detected by the TWRA. There is a new bogus website that appears when you Google Tennessee fishing license.

The scam website appears as an advertisement during a Google Search for “Tennessee Fishing License.” The site then allows you to enter your personal information, such as name, date of birth, social security number, driver’s license number, phone number, email address and residential address.

TWRA warns sportsmen of a scam website that appears when you search for "Tennessee Fishing License".

TWRA warns sportsmen of a scam website that appears when you search for “Tennessee Fishing License”.

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Tennessee Highway Safety Office Reports an All-Time High in Statewide Seat Belt Usage

 

Tennessee Highway Safety OfficeNashville, TNOn Tuesday, January 21st, 2020 the Tennessee Highway Safety Office (THSO) announced a significant increase in the state’s overall seat belt usage rate, compared to previous years.

Tennessee’s Seat Belt Usage Rate Reached 91.75 Percent in 2019

Tennessee’s Seat Belt Usage Rate Reached 91.75 Percent in 2019

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