Jeb Bush and Derek Jeter Group Has The Money to Buy the Baseball’s Miami Marlins, Source Says

NEW YORK — A group led by former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush and ex-Yankee Derek Jeter has rounded up the investors to buy the Marlins. “They have the money,” a Major League Baseball source said. But the source said negotiations to purchase the Marlins are ongoing and that three groups…

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House Finance Chair Charles Sargent Strips Amendment For Vets, Reverting to Pork Project

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  House Finance Chairman Charles Sargent (R-Franklin) on Friday stripped an amendment to the budget bill, HB 511, that would have given $3.12 million to veterans, opting instead for a pork project in Williamson County. On Thursday during House debate on the budget, Rep. Jimmy Matlock (R-Lenoir City) introduced an amendment…

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Commentary: Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Regulations Strangle Innovations Like Google Wallet, PayPal

ANALYSIS/OPINION: Be wary whenever a federal agency issues a professedly benign regulation. Even the devil can quote scripture. Under the Administrative Procedure Act (APA), 5 U.S.C. 553(e), federal agencies are required to “give . . . interested person[s] the right to petition for the issuance, amendment, or repeal of a…

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Constitution Series: The First Amendment

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    This is the sixth of twenty-five weekly articles in The Tennessee Star’s Constitution Series. Students in grades 8 through 12 can sign up here to participate in The Tennessee Star’s Constitution Bee, which will be held on September 23. The First Amendment was passed by Congress September 25, 1789,…

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