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NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - Gov. Haslam is urging students to take advantage of his free tuition plan called "Tennessee Promise." Haslam has been visiting several schools throughout the state. The plan seeks to cover a full ride at two-year colleges for any high school graduate.

McMINNVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - A Warren County High School student has been charged with bringing a gun to school. Investigators say the accused student was questioned and admitted to bringing the gun, which he had stored in a locker in the band room. Authorities have not named the student because he is a juvenile.

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - An investigative report alleges that a former Tennessee State Museum worker took more than $61,000 in taxpayer money. According to the treasury comptroller report, the unidentified woman admitted to falsifying 26 invoices and submitting them for payment to her personal account.

SMYRNA, Tenn. (AP) - A Murfreesboro woman has pleaded not guilty to charges in a hit-and-run crash that killed a 13-year-old boy trying to change a tire alongside Interstate 24. Tina Wilson was arraigned today in Rutherford County. Clifton Braunwalder was changing a tire on his mother's car.

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