TEST – Responsive The Next Phase For Wine In Grocery Stores

TEST – Responsive The Next Phase For Wine In Grocery Stores
The bill passed this spring by state lawmakers and signed by the governor permits local referendums to give final approval for grocery stores to start selling wine. Such votes could take place as early as this fall, given enough signatures to get the matter on the ballot, but the change wouldn't take effect until 2016. (Photo: Karin Beil/flickr)

The coalition of grocery stores who want to sell wine in Tennessee will spearhead a petition drive to get the matter on local ballots this fall. It's the latest effort from Red, White and Food, which pushed for the bill that passed the state legislature this spring.

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TEST – Responsive Theme: Reformer Chris Barbic On Education

TEST – Responsive Theme: Reformer Chris Barbic On Education
Chris Barbic leads Tennessee's experimental Achievement School District, which is charged with turning around the state's lowest performing schools in a matter of five years. Credit: ASD

The superintendent of Tennessee's Achievement School District sees two sides of the debate - those who think poverty has to be fixed before education can be fixed and those who think education can fix poverty.

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