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Republicans maintain control in Tennessee

Contributed by: AP News NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Republican candidates maintained control in Tennessee in Tuesday’s election with the help of high voter turnout throughout the state. Two open statewide contests sparked high-profile attention in the buildup to Election Day, with officials reporting high amounts of early voting and absentee ...

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Republican Lee elected Tennessee governor, succeeds Haslam

Contributed by: AP News NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Republican businessman and political newcomer Bill Lee will become Tennessee’s next governor, replacing outgoing GOP Gov. Bill Haslam. Lee secured his bid during Tuesday’s election against Democratic former Nashville Mayor Karl Dean. “I’m grateful for the voters of Tennessee, grateful that you ...

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Group soliciting on campus connected to religious group God the Mother

According to a recent mass email from TheGovSays, campus police received several phone calls on Oct. 24 through LifeSafe about a group on campus soliciting students. These reports rumored that the group may be connected with a human trafficking ring. Campus Police investigated and interviewed the individuals soliciting but found ...

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Governor hikes Puerto Rico storm toll to 2,975

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — The Latest on the death toll from Hurricane Maria in Puerto Rico (all times local): 3:55 p.m. Gov. Ricardo Rossello is raising Puerto Rico’s official toll from Hurricane Maria from 64 to 2,975 in response to a new, government-commissioned study finding deaths from the ...

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AP: Multiple dead in shooting at Jacksonville mall

From the AP Newsroom JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Florida authorities are reporting multiple people dead and “many transported” to hospitals after a mass shooting at a riverfront mall in Jacksonville that was hosting a video game tournament. The Jacksonville Sherriff’s Office is reporting that one suspect is dead at the ...

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Soldier killed in Iraq helicopter crash was with 160th at Fort Campbell

WASHINGTON – (CLARKSVILLENOW) – The Department of Defense announced today the death of a soldier who was supporting Operation Inherent Resolve. Chief Warrant Officer 3 Taylor J. Galvin, 34, from Spokane, Washington, died Aug. 20, 2018, in Baghdad, Iraq, as a result of injuries sustained when his helicopter crashed in Sinjar, ...

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