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    • When Taken as Prescribed, Antibiotics Save Lives

      Friday, November 17, 2017| 3:01pm

      NASHVILLE – Antibiotics play an integral role in fighting bacterial infections, but lose their effectiveness if not prescribed and taken appropriately. Bacteria are becoming resistant to antibiotics and experts say that increasingly causes trouble in treating some infectious diseases. During Antibiotic Awareness Week, the Tennessee Department of Health and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention want to raise awareness about the importance of appropriate antibiotic use and combating the threat of resistance.

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    • Haslam Reauthorizes Reward in Lorenzen Wright Homicide

      Friday, November 17, 2017| 1:30pm

      NASHVILLE – Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam today announced the state will re-issue a $5,000 reward and match for information leading to the apprehension, arrest and conviction of the person or persons responsible for the homicide of Lorenzen Wright. “In addition to the recent discovery of the murder weapon, we believe someone has information that could help solve this case,” Haslam said. “We ask anyone with knowledge of the case to come forward to help bring to justice whoever is responsible for this crime.”

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    • Haslam Announces 2018 Governor's Academy for School Leadership Participants

      Friday, November 17, 2017| 11:26am

      NASHVILLE – Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam today announced the participants selected for the 2018 Governor’s Academy for School Leadership (GASL), a one-year fellowship program for assistant principals to increase their leadership capacity. The third annual academy is a unique partnership between the state of Tennessee, Vanderbilt University’s Peabody College and local school districts to cultivate and develop future school leaders and improve school effectiveness and student performance.

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