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Dru’s vues, too! by Drucilla Smith Fuller

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Remembering Dutchman’s Curve

  Dru’s vues, too! by Drucilla Smith Fuller Dutchman’s Curve: Perhaps the deadliest rail accident ever in the U.S. was“The Great Train Wreck of 1918,” which happened 96 years ago…

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Sen. Henry praises Allen

Dru’s vues, too! by Drucilla Smith Fuller Child Advocacy: Sen. Douglas Henry (D-20) read a Senate tribute to the late Charles Edward Allen Jr., a widely praised Nashville advocate for…

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Jernigan calls for action

Dru’s vues, too! by Drucilla Smith Fuller Progressive Politics:  Hermitage Rep. Darren Jernigan (D-60) was presented a $10,000 check at a news conference announcing the formation of a new political…

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Neil Parish is remembered

Dru’s vues, too! by Drucilla Smith Fuller A Neil Parish tribute: Nan Nelson Parrish wrote, “What a wonderful day as Senator Douglas Henry presented SJR 466, a proclamation from the…

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Dickerson’s quirky birthday

Dru’s vues, too! by Drucilla Smith Fuller Quirky Comptroller? Sen. Steve Dickerson, R-20, celebrated his birthday on Memorial Day, May 30. “(State Comptroller) Justin Wilson called me last week to…

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Dru’s vues, too!

Dru’s vues, too! by Drucilla Smith Fuller Good News! General Sessions judicial candidate Adam Dread flagged last Friday, May 30 as “always an introspective day for me as it was…

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The Rabbit Hunters raise money for charities during their event revival

Dru’s vues, too! by Drucilla Smith Fuller Rabbit Hunters: Fate Thomas Jr. proudly presented checks totaling $22,500 to Room in the Inn, Nashville’s Drug Court Support Foundation, St.Edward’s School Tuition…

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Grimes is in the lead

Dru’s vues, too! by Drucilla Smith Fuller Jackson Day: Kentucky Secretary of State Alison Lundergan Grimes delivered an old fashioned stump speech at Tennessee Democrats’ annual Jackson Day dinner, their…

Governor Bill Haslam 
recently presented Helen H. “Tootie” Haskins with her WIN award for exemplary service to Tennessee and to the state Senate in her 33-year career on Capitol Hill.
Along with Tootie, staff leader of retiring Democratic Sen. Douglas Henry, 
Nancy Russell was also honored at the Women in Numbers ceremony.

‘Miss Tootie’ receives a WIN award for her work

Dru’s vues, too! by Drucilla Smith Fuller Two honored: Women in Numbers (WIN) recently commended Helen H. “Tootie” Haskins and Nancy Russell for their exemplary service to Tennessee and to…

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WIN honors women in state politics at RCA’s Studio A

Dru’s vues, Too by Drucilla Smith WIN honors:  In ceremonies held at the historic RCA Studio A, Women In Numbers (WIN), with special guests Gov. Bill Haslam (R) and Gov….