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With public camping a felony, Tennessee homeless seek refuge

May. 21, 2022 14:51 PM EDT

COOKEVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Miranda Atnip lost her home during the coronavirus pandemic after her boyfriend moved out and she fell behind on bills. Living in a car, the 34-year-old worries every day about getting money for food, finding somewhere to shower, and saving up enough money for an...

Tennessee panel vote ensures no higher ed tuition increases

May. 21, 2022 11:15 AM EDT

COOKEVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A Tennessee higher education panel has voted to ensure that there will be no tuition increases at the state’s public universities, community colleges and technical schools. The Tennessee Higher Education Commission said Thursday that it voted during its...