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LAW ENFORCEMENT TO LAUNCH “OPERATION HANDS-FREE” APRIL 1

On Monday, April 1, 2024, the Tennessee Highway Safety Office (THSO) is partnering with the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), Tennessee Highway Patrol (THP), Tennessee Department of Transportation (TDOT), local law enforcement, and other traffic safety partners for “Operation Hands-Free” to crack down on violators of Tennessee’s Hands-Free Law …

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Tennessee school systems join lawsuit against social media companies seeking protections for students

Amid a growing mental health crisis among students, 33 Tennessee school systems have filed similar lawsuits against social media companies for protection for children across multiple popular platforms. The lawsuits seek actionable accountability, tools and resources to address the lack of protections, monitors, controls and cooperation to protect children. Companies …

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TENNESSEE OFFICE OF HOMELAND SECURITY GRADUATES 20 special agents

Jeff Long, Tennessee Department of Safety and Homeland Security Commissioner NASHVILLE, Tenn. – On Friday, Feb. 16, Governor Bill Lee, Tennessee Department of Safety and Homeland Security Commissioner Jeff Long, and Tennessee Office of Homeland Security Deputy Commissioner Greg Mays presented badges to 20 new Tennessee Office of Homeland Security …

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John Thurman Trout Adventure Camp Set For June 17-22

Applications are open for the John Thurman Trout Adventure Camp for middle-school-age girls and boys, scheduled June 17-22 in Great Smoky Mountains National Park. The camp, sponsored by the Tennessee Council of Trout Unlimited (TU) and supported by proceeds from TU’s Tennessee Conservation License Plate, is based at the Great …

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FIRE PREVENTION CRITICAL DURING TENNESSEE’S FIRE SEASON

Burn permits required beginning Oct. 15 for leaf and brush piles NASHVILLE – As Tennessee heads into fall fire season, the Tennessee Department of Agriculture’s Division of Forestry (TDF) is observing National Fire Prevention Week October 8 – 14, 2023. Due to the drier conditions and leaf litter that accompany …

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