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AP Wire: Adults can now apply for Tennessee’s tuition-free schooling

Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam says applications are now being accepted for adults who want to enroll tuition-free this fall at a community college or technical college. In a news release Thursday, the governor’s office says Tennessee Reconnect applications can be completed online. Enrollees need to apply to a community college ...

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Trump claims GOP tax bill repeals Obamacare

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on Congress and sweeping tax cut legislation (all times local): 12:05 p.m. President Donald Trump is celebrating the GOP tax legislation, claiming it fulfills his campaign promise to repeal the Affordable Care Act. Speaking during a Cabinet meeting, he says: “Obamacare has been repealed in ...

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Gov. Bill Haslam signs Improve Act increasing Tennessee fuel tax

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (AP) — Republican Gov. Bill Haslam is hitting the road to hold bill signing ceremonies for his highway and bridge funding program called the Improve Act. The governor officially signed the bill into law within days of the contentious measure’s passage in the legislature in April. But that’s ...

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The latest on President Trump

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump (all times local): 1:55 p.m. The White House says certain government agencies are taking action to address the “inappropriate” use of social media. White House press secretary Sean Spicer addressed an incident at the Defense Department in which tweets were sent from ...

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Early Voting Kicks off for TN Presidential Primary

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Voters are going to the polls Wednesday in the first day of early voting to make their choices in Tennessee’s March 1 presidential primary. Tennessee’s ballot was set in December, which means several candidates who have dropped out of the race will still remain on the ...

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