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Tennessee lawmakers pass bill to allow armed teachers, a year after deadly Nashville shooting

Apr. 23, 2024 20:35 PM EDT

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Protesters chanted “Blood on your hands” at Tennessee House Republicans on Tuesday after they passed a bill that would allow some teachers and staff to carry concealed handguns on public school grounds, and bar parents and other teachers from knowing who was armed. ...

Transgender Tennessee woman sues over state's refusal to change the sex designation on her license

Apr. 23, 2024 18:31 PM EDT

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A transgender Tennessee woman sued the state's Department of Safety and Homeland Security on Tuesday after officials refused to change the sex on her driver's license to match her gender identity. The lawsuit was filed in Davidson County Chancery Court in...

Tennessee GOP-led Senate spikes bill seeking to ban LGBTQ+ Pride flags in schools

Apr. 23, 2024 18:23 PM EDT

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A bill designed to ban LGBTQ+ Pride flags in Tennessee public school classrooms was spiked Tuesday after it failed to attract enough support in the GOP-controlled Senate. The proposal had easily cleared the Republican-dominant House nearly two months prior...

Starbucks appears likely to win Supreme Court dispute with federal labor agency

Apr. 23, 2024 14:52 PM EDT

The U.S. Supreme Court appeared to side with Starbucks Tuesday in a case that could make it harder for the federal government to seek injunctions when it suspects a company of interfering in unionization campaigns. Justices noted during oral arguments that Congress requires the...

Mueller Industries: Q1 Earnings Snapshot

Apr. 23, 2024 07:14 AM EDT

COLLIERVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — COLLIERVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Mueller Industries Inc. (MLI) on Tuesday reported net income of $138.4 million in its first quarter. The Collierville, Tennessee-based company said it had net income of $1.21 per share. The copper, brass,...

Today in History: April 23, first YouTube clip is uploaded

Apr. 23, 2024 00:01 AM EDT

Today in History Today is Tuesday, April 23, the 114th day of 2024. There are 252 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On April 23, 2005, the recently created video-sharing website YouTube uploaded its first clip, “Me at the...

Pinnacle Financial: Q1 Earnings Snapshot

Apr. 22, 2024 18:35 PM EDT

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Pinnacle Financial Partners Inc. (PNFP) on Monday reported first-quarter profit of $123.9 million. The Nashville, Tennessee-based bank said it had earnings of $1.57 per share. Earnings, adjusted for non-recurring gains, came to...

SmarFinancial: Q1 Earnings Snapshot

Apr. 22, 2024 17:14 PM EDT

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — SmartFinancial Inc. (SMBK) on Monday reported first-quarter earnings of $9.4 million. The Knoxville, Tennessee-based bank said it had earnings of 55 cents per share. Earnings, adjusted for non-recurring gains, were 49 cents per...

HealthStream: Q1 Earnings Snapshot

Apr. 22, 2024 16:42 PM EDT

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — HealthStream Inc. (HSTM) on Monday reported first-quarter profit of $5.2 million. On a per-share basis, the Nashville, Tennessee-based company said it had profit of 17 cents. The results exceeded Wall Street...

Bill allowing parents to be fined for child's criminal offenses heads to Tennessee governor

Apr. 22, 2024 16:24 PM EDT

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A proposal that would allow parents to be fined for their child's criminal offenses is headed to Tennessee Gov. Bill Lee's desk for his approval. The GOP-dominant House on Monday approved allowing judges to levy up to $1,000 in fines against parents or legal...