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U.S. Rep. Bart Gordon voted to increase the
\"This bill will make a real difference to working families in
The Fair Minimum Wage Act of 2007 was approved by the U.S. House
The bill provides for a gradual increase in the federal minimum
The minimum wage has stayed at its current level for nine years,
At $5.15 an hour, a full-time minimum wage worker brings home
\"Thirteen million Americans, including 3.4 million parents,
Gordon also said opponents of the minimum wage increase are
\"Between 1997 and 2003, employment in small businesses actually
\"The years following the 1997 increase were some of our nation's
A player in Smithville won $200,000 in Saturday night's Powerball drawing. In addition, there were over 54,000 winners who purchased tickets from retailers in the state of Tennessee, including 11,878 players who doubled their winnings with Power Play. No additional information is available until the winner claims the prize.
The Powerball jackpot for the next drawing on Wednesday, January 17, is estimated at $180 million.
The Tennessee Lottery began selling its first tickets on January 20, 2004. As of September 30, 2006, the Lottery has raised more than $699.1 million to fund specific education programs, including college scholarships, pre-kindergarten and after-school programs.