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Nearly 480K ballots cast through first 4 days early voting

Nearly 480,000 Tennesseans have cast ballots through the first four days of early voting, up from the 388,000 who had gone to the polls through the same period four years ago. The state’s early voting period began Wednesday and the state’s tally carries through the weekend. Early voting ends on ...

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Obama moves FAFSA filing date to October

WILL FISHER | NEWS EDITOR   The date to file for the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) has changed to Saturday, Oct. 1, three months earlier than the previous filing time. President Barack Obama changed the filing date from Jan. 1, following recommendations from the Department of Education. ...

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Fact checking the presidential debate

Donald Trump’s habit of peddling hype and fabrication emerged unabated in the first presidential debate while Hillary Clinton played it cautiously in her statements, though not without error. They both denied making statements that they are on the record as saying. A look at some of the claims in the debate and ...

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Trump picks Pence as VP

WASHINGTON (AP) — Donald Trump has chosen Indiana Gov. Mike Pence as his running mate, adding political experience and conservative bona fides to his Republican presidential ticket. Trump announced his decision on Twitter Friday morning, capping a frenzied 24 hours of speculation about his choice. A news conference was set ...

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FBI says it won’t recommend charges in Clinton email matter

WASHINGTON (AP) — FBI Director James Comey says the FBI will not recommend criminal charges in its investigation into Hillary Clinton’s use of a private email server while secretary of state. Comey made the announcement Tuesday, three days after FBI agents interviewed Clinton in a final step of its investigation. ...

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