Associated Press
A woman walks by a board of public notices at the legislative office complex in Nashville, Tenn., on Friday, March 9, 2012. Tennessee has at least 200 boards and commissions that do everything from promoting soybeans to licensing dentists to overseeing the state's colleges and universities. Almost all of them are required to invite the public to attend their meetings, but the way they do that is inconsistent at best. (AP Photo/Erik Schelzig)

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